Languages: German (mother tongue), English (fluent)
Residence: Feldberger Seenlandschaft, Berlin
Place of birth: Neustrelitz
Training: 09/2015 - 07/2020 DFFB · Studium: Production · Diploma: „The Corona Crisis as an Opportunity for More Flexible Decision-Making in Public Service Broadcasting".
Driving licence: PKW (B), Motorboat
Selection "Filmdebüt im Ersten" pitch at the Max Ophüls Award with "BRUTAL LOKAL" 2020
Nomination "German Film Award - Screenplay" for "Alaska" 2021
Orson Award "Best Story - Drama" for "MAKEL S02
2022 | Lewisham | Czar Film | feature film | author | in development
2022 | Die Welt ist Klein | Studio.TV. Film | dramedy TV series | author | 8 x 45 min
2022 | Brutal Lokal | Tam Tam Film | feature film | author | in development
2021 | Enter Europa | Writers Room | ProSieben, Sat1 | audio series | showrunner, director, author
2021 | Makel S2 | Writers Room | ProSieben, Sat1 | audio series | author, producer
2020 | Alaska | ZDF | feature film | script consultant
2020 | Makel S1 | Writers Room | ProSieben, Sat1 | audio series | script doctor, producer
2020 | Tales from the Blue Bus | Writers Room | Deutsche Welle, Arte | web series | idea
2019 | Bonn S1 | Writers Room | ARD | TV series | storyliner | 6 x 45 min
2019 | Nicht hier um zu kritisieren | Eigenproduktion | documentary | Director: Lucas Thiem | director
2018 | Straight Family | Writers Room | ARD, ZDF | web series | showrunner
Lucas Thiem was born in 1991 in Neustrelitz, Mecklenburg and studied at the German Film and Television Academy Berlin (DFFB) from 2015 to 2020. Frequently alternating between roles as writer, director, creative producer and showrunner, series, short and feature-length films with his participation have successfully screened at festivals (‘Warsaw Capturing Freedom’ Jury Award 2018, ‘Fünf Seen Filmfestival’ Audience Award 2018, Max Ophüls Prize 2019, Landshut 2019, Wendland Shorts 2019, HollyWebFest LA 2019, Buenos Aires Webfest 2019, Marseille Web Fest 2019, Bilbao Seriesland 2019, Hofer Filmtage 2020, Achtung Berlin 2021, Interfilm 2021 and. v.m.).
His documentary “Not Here to Criticise” about a theatre standing on the precipice premiered at the Filmkunstfest Mecklenburg-Vorpommern in 2019.
Besides studying at the DFFB, Lucas produced product placements for SKY, Ubisoft, Lego and Universal Pictures, among others, with some of Germany’s biggest influencers such as LeFloid, the SpaceFrogs, RobBubble, David Hain and PietSmiet, worked for the “Perspektive Deutsches Kino” section of the Berlin International Film Festival, supervised film workshops as part of the “Klappe gegen Rassismus” project and acted as a moderator and juror for various festivals for children and young people.
Lucas’ most recent project to be released was the 10-part Heist radio play series “Enter Europa” with Maryam Zaree, Burghart Klaußner, Katharina Thalbach, Mark Waschke, Joel Basman, Philip Froissant, Tua El-Fawwal, Tom Schilling and Dela Dabulamanzi, among others.