Carl Schenkel

Carl Schenkel

Additional Names: Carlo Ombra (Pseudonym)
Regie, Regie-Assistenz, Drehbuch
*08.05.1948 Bern, Schweiz; †24.11.2003 Hollywood, Kalifornien, USA

Biography

Carl Schenkel was born in Bern/Switzerland in 1948 and studied Sociology in Frankfurt. During his studies, he wrote short stories, reports and film critiques for various newspapers. His cross-over into the film industry came after he directed an advertising spot for the city of Frankfurt. Thereafter, he worked as assistant director for filmmakers like Wolfgang Staudte and Hans W. Geissendoerfer from 1975-1979. He then collaborated on screenplays with Roland Klick, among others.

His films include: "Kalt wie Eis" (1981), "Out Of Order" ("Abwaerts", 1984), "Bay Coven" (1987), "Silence Like Glass" ("Zwei Frauen", 1989), "The Mighty Quinn" (1989), "Knight Moves" (aka "Face to Face", 1992), "Exquisite Tenderness" (1994), "Beyond Betrayal" (TV, 1994), "In The Lake Of The Woods" (TV, 1996), "Kalte Kuesse" (TV, 1997), "Tarzan ... And the Lost City" (1998), "Hostile Takeover" (1999/2000)and "Murder on the Orient Express" (TV, 2001).

Source: German Films Service & Marketing GmbH

Filmography

1999-2001 Feindliche Übernahme - althan.com
Director
 
1997/1998 Tarzan & Jane
Director
 
1996/1997 Kalte Küsse
Director
 
1993/1994 Exquisite Tenderness
Director
 
1991 Knight Moves
Director
 
1988/1989 Zwei Frauen
Director, Screenplay
 
1983/1984 Abwärts
Director, Screenplay
 
1982 Im Dschungel ist der Teufel los
Regie 2. Stab, Assistant director
 
1982 As der Asse
Assistant director
 
1981 Kalt wie Eis
Director, Screenplay
 
1980 Zärtlich, aber frech wie Oskar
Assistant director
 
1980 Jungfrau unter Kannibalen
Assistant director
 
1979 Graf Dracula (beißt jetzt) in Oberbayern
Director
 
1979 Cola, Candy, Chocolate
Assistant director
 
1979 Sunnyboy und Sugarbaby
Assistant director
 
1977 Drei Schwedinnen in Oberbayern
Assistant director
 
1977 Freude am Fliegen
Assistant director
 
1977 Das Teufelscamp der verlorenen Frauen
Assistant director
 
1976/1977 Griechische Feigen
Assistant director
 
1975 Lockruf des Goldes
Assistant director
 

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