JANNA MARIA NANDZIK

IS A GERMAN DIRECTOR, SCREENWRITER AND TELEVISION PRODUCER.

 

SHE STUDIED FILM STUDIES, MODERN GERMAN LITERATURE AND ART HISTORY AT THE PHILIPP UNIVERSITY OF MARBURG AND FREE UNIVERSITY OF BERLIN.

 

SINCE 2003 JANNA NANDZIK WORKED REGULARLY AS A WRITER AND DEVELOPER FOR THE GERMAN ENTERTAINER AND ACTOR CHRISTIAN ULMEN.

 

FROM 2008 TILL 2012 SHE WAS THE DEPUTY CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF THE TELEVISION- AND FILM PRODUCTION COMPANIES ULMEN TELEVISION AND ULMEN FILM IN BERLIN. IN BOTH COMPANIES SHE CONTINUED WORKING AS A SCREENWRITER AND PRODUCER.

 

2008/2009 SHE CO-WROTE THE GERMAN WEB- AND TV-SHOW ULMEN.TV, WHICH WAS BROADCASTED BY COMEDY CENTRAL GERMANY.

 

IN 2010 NANDZIK CREATED AND PRODUCED THE GERMAN SITCOM DIE SNOBS - SIE KÖNNEN AUCH OHNE DICH FOR THE TV CHANNEL ZDFNEO AND THE WEB SERIES PLATFORM 3.MIN.DE (BY DEUTSCHE TELEKOM AG), WHICH WAS NOMINATED FOR THE GRIMME-PREIS IN THE CATEGORY "ENTERTAINMENT" IN 2011.

 

FROM 2011 TILL 2013 JANNA NANDZIK CREATED THE 14-PART GERMAN-FRENCH TRANSMEDIA SERIES ABOUT:KATE FOR THE FRANCO-GERMAN TV NETWORK ARTE. NANDZIK WROTE THE SCREENPLAYS, DIRECTED THE SERIES AND SUPERVISED THE CROSSMEDIA CONCEPT.

 

IN 2013 THE INTERACTIVE TV-SHOW WON THE "YOUTH JURY AWARD FOR BEST TRANSMEDIA WORK" AT THE FESTIVAL TOUS ÉCRANS GENEVA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL.

 

2014 JANNA NANDZIK WAS NOMINATED FOR 50TH. EDITION OF THE GRIMME-PREIS IN THE CATEGORY COMPETITION FICTION/SPECIAL FOR 'THE CONCEPTION AND EXECUTION OF THE INTERACTIVE, MULTIMEDIA PROJECT ABOUT:KATE’ AND WON THE CROSSMEDIA AWARD OF THE BREMISCHE LANDESMEDIENANSTALT UND RADIO BREMEN.

 

JANNA NANDZIK LIVES AND WORKS IN BERLIN.