Thomas Schadt

Thomas Schadt

Darsteller, Regie, Drehbuch, Kamera, Sonstiges, Produzent, Produktionsleitung
*1957 Nürnberg

Biography

Thomas Schadt was born in 1957 in Nuremberg. During his Photography studies, he worked as a film projectionist, photography assistant and theater photographer, followed by studies at the German Film & Television Academy (dffb) in Berlin from 1980-1983. He then founded his own film production company, Odyssee-Film, and has been working since as a freelance documentary filmmaker, photographer and cinematographer. Since 1991, he has been teaching at various film academies, including the dffb and the Film Academy Baden-Wuerttemberg in Ludwigsburg.

His films include: his graduation film "Was hab i in Hawaii verloren" (1982), "Unterwegs nach immer und ueberall – Eine Deutschlandreise" (1985/1986), "Der Autobahnkrieg" (1991) – winner of the Adolf Grimme Award, "Grenzgaenge – Die Deutschen auf der Suche nach einer Identitaet" (1993) and "Augenzeugen – Die Fotografen Hoepker, Lebeck, Moses und Scheler" (1998) together with Reiner Holzemer, "Der Kandidat – Gerhard Schroeder im Wahlkampf ‘98" (1998) – winner of the German Television Award for Best Documentary in 1999, "Hans im Glueck – Deutsche Banker an der Wall Street" (1999), "My Way – James Last" (2001), "Berlin Symphony" ("Berlin - Sinfonie einer Grossstadt", 2002), and many, many more.

Source: German Films Service & Marketing GmbH

Filmography

2015/2016 24 Wochen
Co-Producer
 
2014/2015 Ein Leben - Franz Beckenbauer
Director
 
2013/2014 Der Rücktritt
Director, Screenplay
 
2012 Schnabel hoch!
Producer
 
2011 Ich brauch mehr Rot!
Producer
 
2009/2010 Shahada
Co-Producer
 
2007 Ohne Halt
Creative supervisor
 
2006/2007 Roots Germania
Consultant
 
2005/2006 Beruf Lehrer
Screenplay, Producer
 
2005-2007 Von einem der auszog - Wim Wenders' frühe Jahre
Consultant
 
2004 Carola Stern - Doppelleben
Director, Screenplay
 
2004 Schrei nach Veränderung
Director, Story, Director of photography, Producer
 
2003/2004 Amok in der Schule. Die Tat des Robert Steinhäuser
Director, Story, Producer
 
2003/2004 Afghanen flirten nicht
Production manager (other)
 
2003/2004 Das Kanzleramt
Producer
 
2003 more than music
Producer
 
2002/2003 Pausenfilm
Director, Screenplay, Interviews, Director of photography, Producer
 
2002-2005 Wer ist Helene Schwarz?
Participation
 
2001/2002 Berlin - Sinfonie einer Großstadt
Director, Screenplay, Director of photography, Producer
 
2000 Gerhard Schröder - Bundeskanzler
Director, Screenplay
 
1997 Wallstreet
Director, Screenplay, Director of photography, Producer
 
1995/1996 Herr W und Herr W
Director, Screenplay, Interviews, Director of photography, Producer
 
1991-1993 Die vergessene Stadt - Butte, Montana
Director, Screenplay, Interviews, Director of photography, Producer
 
1989 Das Gefühl des Augenblicks. Auf den Spuren des Fotographen Robert Frank
Director
 
1986/1987 Ein Treffen mit Rimbaud
Still photography
 
1986 Unterwegs nach immer und überall
Director
 
1984 Ein guter Schritt, Böses zu tun
Director, Director of photography
 

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