Alex Eslam

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Location

Berlin

Agent

Ulrike Weis-Wulfes
Tel.: +49 (0)89 599 08 4-0

Tatort - Das Nest
Vicious Dogs

© Hanna Maria Heidrich

Filmography Selection

Cinema/TV Miscellaneous

2019

SOULS
Sky
Production: Geißendörfer Film- und Fernsehproduktion
Series Concept and Script: Alex Eslam, Lisa van Brakel
Director: Alex Eslam
8 x 45 min., 4 episodes

2018

TATORT - DAS NEST
MDR
Production: Wiedemann & Berg Television
Writer: Erol Yesilkaya
Director: Alex Eslam

2014

23 CASES
Sat.1
Production: H & V Entertainment
Writer: Alex Eslam, Sven Poser
Director: Edzard Onneken, Felix Herzogenrath

2012

VICIOUS DOGS
ProSieben/Sat.1
Production: Wiedemann & Berg Television, Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg
Writer: Alex Eslam, Sven Poser
Director: Alex Eslam
Filmfest München - Bernd Burgemeister Fernsehpreis (2012)
FernsehfilmFestival Baden-Baden - Nominated for 3sat Audience Award (2015)
Deutscher Filmpreis - Nominated for Best Screenplay (2015)
Filmfestival Max Ophüls Preis - Nominated for Max Ophüls Preis (2012)
Deutscher Kamerapreis - Newcomer Award (2013)

2011

INFERNAL NUNS
Production: Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg
Writer and Director: Alex Eslam, Roland Petrizza
Short Film
Fantasia International Film Festival Montreal
Knoxville Horror Film Fest
Paris International Fantastic Film Festival
Internationales Kurzfilm Festival Hamburg
European Media Art Festival
Hiroshima Kokusai Animation Festival
Cortoons International Short Animated Film Festival of Rome

2010

WHEN THE HURLYBURLY'S DONE
Production: Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg, Filmblau
Writer and Director: Alex Eslam, Hanna Maria Heidrich
Short Film
New York Festivals Television and Film Awards - Silver World Medal
Geneva Film Festival - Best Narrative Short
Los Angeles Film Festival - Special Mention
No Limits International Student Film Festival - Best Picture
Orlando Film Festival - Best Students Film
Dublin International Film Festival - Best European Short Film

2009-2010

WOLF UNTER SCHAFEN
Production: Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg
Writer and Director: Alex Eslam
Short Film
Landshuter Kurzfilmfestival (2009)
Highlights Ludwigsburg (2010)
cellu l'art Kurzfilmfestival Jena (2010)
Fresh Film Fest (2010)
Caligari Encouragement Award (2009)
Filmfestival Max Ophüls Preis - Best Picture of medium length (2009)

2009

CELEBRATE SENSUALITY
Production: Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg
Writer and Director: Alex Eslam, Hanna Maria Heidrich
Short Film
First Steps Commercial Award (2009)
New German Directors' Showcase (2009)
Spotlight Festival für Bewegtbildkommunikation - Spotlight Students Award Bronze (2009)
Art Directors Club - Merit Award (2009)

2015

CHANGE
Concept, Director: Alex Eslam
Commercial

WWF - I AM NATURE
Concept: Die Rabauken
Director: Alex Eslam
Commercial

TRIVAGO - NEW YORK, BANGKOK, ITALIEN
Concept: Die Rabauken
Director: Alex Eslam, Hanna Maria Heidrich
Commercial

WATCHEVER - GROUNDHOG DAY
Director: Alex Eslam
Commercial

Biography

2012

Studied Directing at Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg

2009

Theatre Director at Central Saint Martin's College in London

2002-2005

Intern and Assistant for Commercial Productions in Munich and Los Angeles