Christoph Hochhäusler

Christoph Hochhäusler

Regie, Drehbuch, Bauten
*10.07.1972 München

Biography

Christoph Hochhäusler, born in Munich in 1972, studied architecture at Berlin Technical University from 1993 to 1995. Then he studied directing at the Academy of Television and Film School (HFF) in Munich from 1996 to 2004. He worked in various jobs as storyboard illustrator, sound editor and assistant director. In 1997 he co-founded "Revolver" film magazine, whose co-publisher he is till today. Besides, he wrote numerous articles on cinema for "Süddeutsche Zeitung", "png", "Cult", "Insert" and other publications.

Hochhäusler's graduation project and first feature film was "Miclchwald" ("This Very Moment", 2003), followed by "Erste Hilfe" ("First Aid", 1995), "Nachtschatten" ("Night Shadows", 1996), "Fieber" ("Fever", 1999), "Flirt" (2000), "Puls" ("Pulse", 2001), "Falscher Bekenner" ("Low Profile", 2005), the episode "Séance" from "Deutschland 09" ("Germany 09", 2009), "Unter Dir die Stadt" ("The City Below", 2010) and "Dreileben - Eine Minute Dunkel" ("Dreileben - One Minute of Darkness", 2011).

At the 2014 Rome Film Festival, "Die Lügen der Sieger" ("The Lies of the Victors") premiered. It relates the story of a journalist who investigates a political scandal. Following several more international festival screenings, the film was released in Germany in June 2015.

Filmography

2013/2014 Die Lügen der Sieger
Director, Screenplay
 
2010/2011 Eine Minute Dunkel
Director, Screenplay
 
2009/2010 Unter dir die Stadt
Director, Screenplay
 
2008/2009 Deutschland '09 - 13 kurze Filme zur Lage der Nation
Director, Screenplay
 
2004/2005 Falscher Bekenner
Director, Screenplay
 
2002/2003 Milchwald
Director, Screenplay
 
1999/2000 Flashback - Mörderische Ferien
Storyboard
 
1998 Fieber
Director, Screenplay, Production design