Angela Christlieb

Angela Christlieb
Angela Christlieb

1989 Studied at the Academy of Fine Arts of Berlin, Germany under Valie Export (Video Art) and Heinz Emigholz (Experimental Filmmaking). 1996 Master of Fine Arts degree. In 1997, she moved to New York with an Emerging Artist grant and began working as an independent filmmaker, producing several shorts. Followed by freelanced work as theater manager for Anthology Film Archives and Filmmakers Coop NY. In 1999 she received a DAAD Grant to study film production at the New School, developed her first feature documentary Cinemania, which premiered in 2002. Winner Best Documentary Award, Hamptons Film Festival. Since 2002 she collaborated with Eve Sussman & the Rufus Corporation New York, working as camera operator and performance artist for several art projects.


In 2001 she moved back to Berlin and began working as writer and freelanced editor, as well as instructor at UdK Berlin and FU Berlin. In 2006 she participated at EAVE (European Audiovisual Entrepreneurs) programm to develop her feature documentary Urville. In 2007 she worked as freelanced editor and visual artist for Christoph Schlingensief´s African Twin Towers. Since 2010 development of her feature Electric Girl. 2013 Naked Opera premiered at BERLINALE. Winner Heiner-Carow-Award, BERLINALE and Press Jury Award, Message of Man Festival St. Petersburg. 2014/15 Theatrical Release Naked Opera in Germany, Luxemburg and Austria.


Films (Selection):
Borderland (in progress)
Whatever Happened to Gelitin (2016)
Willkommen in Peking (2014, short)
Gelitin Loch (2014, short)
Naked Opera (2013)
Meine Zähne in Paris (2010, short)
Es liegt nicht an Dir (2007, short)
Urville (2009)
Cinemania (2002)

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