Marian Freistühler is a filmmaker based in Hamburg, Germany. He holds a degree in theatre and media science and studied film at the University of Fine Arts (HFBK) Hamburg, where he also works as a tutor in the department of experimental film. His latest short ISLANDS IN THE CITY (D 2021, 23’) was selected in Clermont-Ferrand, Filmfest Dresden and Hofer Filmtage, among others. It got a Special Mention at Tel Aviv ISFF. Marian co-founded the production company Ohne Falsch Film and received the German Short Film Award Lola for producing ALTURAS (D 2020, 30’). He has been a programmer for the international competition at Short Film Festival Hamburg since 2020 and is a founding member of the film lab Analogfilmwerke Hamburg. Marian 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 Mechow, David Reiber Otálora, Tanita Olbrich, Malte Rollbühler.