Freistühler is a filmmaker based in Hamburg, Germany. He studied film at the
University of Fine Arts (HFBK) Hamburg with professors Robert Bramkamp and
Angela Schanelec and co-founded the production company Ohne Falsch Film whose films were shown at several international festivals. For producing the
short documentary Alturas, Marian received the German Short Film Award 2020. He
is a programmer at Short Film Festival Hamburg, founding member
of the Analogfilmwerke Hamburg and likes donkeys, octopus and airplanes.
Some of his friends are Roxana Reiss, Oliver Bassemir, Nicolaas Schmidt, Patrick Wallochny, Steffen Goldkamp, Olga Kosanović, Zacharias Zitouni, Benjamin Hassmann, Martha von Mechow, David Reiber Otálora, Tanita Olbrich, Malte Rollbühler.