Thomas Heise

Thomas Heise

Regie, Regie-Assistenz, Drehbuch, Kamera, Ton, Sonstiges, Produzent
*22.08.1955 Berlin (Ost)

Biography

Thomas Heise was born in 1955 and trained as a printer from 1971-1973. He began to work at the DEFA Studio for Feature Films from 1975 as an assistant director for filmmakers like Heiner Carow and Juli Raisman. In 1978, he began studying at the Academy of Film & Television in Potsdam-Babelsberg (HFF/B), but broke off his studies in 1982. Since then, he has worked as a freelance writer and director, and also as a contributing director at the Berliner Ensemble theater since 1991.


His documentaries include two films which never received public screenings, "Das Haus" (1984) and "Volkspolizei" (1985), video documentaries such as "Heiner Mueller I" (1988), 4.11.1989 and "Zuchthaus Brandenburg", Dezember 1989" (both 1989), the short "Imbiss Spezial"(1989), "Eisenzeit" (1991), "Stau - jetzt geht"s los" (1992), "Barluschke" (1997), and "Neustadt Stau - Stand der Dinge" (2000).

Source: German Films Service & Marketing GmbH

Filmography

2012-2014 Städtebewohner
Director, Screenplay, Producer
 
2011/2012 Die Lage
Director, Screenplay, Sound
 
2010-2012 Gegenwart
Director, Screenplay
 
2009-2011 Sonnensystem
Director, Screenplay, Producer
 
2008/2009 24 h Berlin - Ein Tag im Leben
Director
 
2007 Kinder. Wie die Zeit vergeht
Director, Screenplay
 
2004/2005 Mein Bruder - We'll Meet Again
Director, Screenplay
 
2002 Vaterland
Director, Screenplay, Assistant camera
 
2000-2003 Technik des Glücks
Consultant
 
1999/2000 Neustadt. (Stau - der Stand der Dinge)
Director, Screenplay, Interviews
 
1999-2006 Im Glück (Neger)
Director, Screenplay, Director of photography
 
1997 Barluschke
Director, Screenplay
 
1992 Stau - Jetzt geht's los
Director, Screenplay
 
1991/1992 Eisenzeit
Director, Screenplay
 
1990 Imbiß-Spezial
Director, Screenplay
 
1988-2009 Material
Director, Screenplay, Director of photography, Co-Producer
 
1987/2004 Der Ausländer
Director, Story, Director of photography, Producer
 
1985/2001 Volkspolizei
Director
 
1984/2001 Das Haus
Director
 
1980 Wozu denn über diese Leute einen Film?
Director
 
1977/1978 Bis daß der Tod euch scheidet
Assistant director
 
1976-1978 Der Meisterdieb
Assistant director