Katharina Woll

Director | German | Berlin

Personal Data

Languages: German (native), English (fluent)

Residence: Berlin

Place of birth: Munich

Nationality: German

Training: 2011 - 2019: Directing Studies at Deutschen Film und Fernsehakademie (dffb) Berlin


2022 "Alle Wollen Geliebt Werden" - 39. Intl. Filmfest München (Neues Deutsches Kino) Competition - Best Screenplay

- 16. Fünf Seen Filmfestival - Opening Film

- 18. Festival des Deutschen Films (official selection) - Anne Ratte-Polle: The Art of Acting Award

- 26th Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival (Estonia)

- 4th Diorama Intl. Film Festival (India) – Golden Sparrow Award for Best Int’l Feature Film

- 21st Dhaka Intl. Film Festival (Bangladesh) – Best Director

- 38th Santa Barbara Intl. Film Festival (USA)

Feature | Television

2022 | Alle Wollen Geliebt Werden | dffb, Zeitgeist Filmproduktion, ZDF - Das kleine Fernsehspiel | feature film | Director: Katharina Woll

2022 | Projekt Aufklärung | weltrecorder story | rbb, SWR, SR, Arte, radio bremen | documentary | Director: Katharina Woll | co-Regie

2017 | Exit | dffb, Tel Aviv University | documentary | Director: Katharina Woll

2015 | Ihr Sohn | dffb | rbb | short film | Director: Katharina Woll

2014 | Fliegen | dffb | short film | Director: Katharina Woll

2013 | Elisabeth | dffb | short film | Director: Katharina Woll



Katharina Woll was born in Munich in 1984. After graduating from high school, she lived in Quito, Ecuador and assisted a German documentary flmmaker. She studied flm and theater in Erlangen, Munich and Buenos Aires. Along the way, she worked on various film and theater productions (including Claus Strigel – DENKmal Film GmbH, Armin Petras – Thalia Theater Hamburg, René Pollesch – Münchner Kammerspiele). During her directing studies at the DFFB she made several short feature films and documentaries, which were shown at numerous international festivals. In 2014 she studied for two months at Columbia University New York. Katharina currently lives in Berlin and works as a freelance director and author. In 2021 she shot her first long feature film ALLE WOLLEN GELIEBT WERDEN, which premiered at the Munich Filmfestival 2022.

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