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York-Fabian Raabe

„BORGA“ is the feature film debut of the award-winning director York-Fabian Raabe. He studied at the Deutsche Film- und Fernsehakademie Berlin (dffb). Based in Berlin he focuses on artistic, social and cultural relevant movies, like the African refugee tragedy „Between Heaven and Earth“ and the Ghanaian e-waste documentary „Children of Sodom“. They won numerous awards and were screened at the most renowned international film festivals.

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Alexander Wadouh was born in 1979. Since 1999 he has been working in the film industry within a variety of production areas. He completed his studies in film production at the DFFB in 2006. Between then and 2009 he worked for the production company „Essential Film GmbH“ on numerous international art-house movies, as well as for the French World Sales „Coproduction Office“. In 2006 he founded his own film production company „Chromosom Film GmbH“ to develop and produce national and international projects for all distribution channels. All of his films have won awards around the world (six German Film Awards, a European Film Award, a Bronze Lion, etc.) and were shown and are still been shown in cinemas worldwide.

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Elaine & ToMMY NieSSNer

Tell relevant emotional stories!

The aim of East End Film is to provide audiences with films that challenge and touch emotionally and intellectually. The young and ambitious production company was founded in 2011 by siblings Elaine and Tommy Niessner. They specialize in international co-productions and are constantly expanding their network. The selection of their fabrics is strongly geared to the topics covered therein. It aims to create an emotional access to topics of social relevance. Since 2011 East End Film has produced two feature films and three short films.

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Tobias von dem Borne

Tobias von dem Borne grew up in northern Germany and studied at dffb (Berlin) and California Institute of the Arts (Los Angeles). His teachers were Michael Ballhaus, Jean Pierre and Luc Dardenne, Phedon Papamichael and Martin Langer. While studying he started working as a DOP for feature and documentary films, as well as for music videos and commercials. Currently in post-production is the doc BRIMSTONE & GLORY! (D: Viktor Jakovleski ) in collaboration with COURT 13 (4 Oscar nominations 2013, Beasts of the Southern Wild). In January 2016, the „bloody romantic comedy“ SEX & CRIME (starring among others Wotan Wilke Möhring, Fabian Busch and Claudia Eisinger) was nominated for the Max Ophüls Prize 2016.

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Creative Partner &
Social Media Producer

Eric Golub

He began as an actor and starred in several movies, including in the movie “Rückenwind” by Jan Krüger, which celebrated its premiere in 2009 at the Berlinale. After studying philosophy, musicology, and film-directing, his path has been leading him behind the camera. As an assistant director, he started his creative partnership with the director York-Fabian Raabe. With whom he founded the social media agency ViewYork Media.

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Costume Designer

Henrike Luz

"The costume is always centered together with the actors and supports them in their actions."