Veit Helmer

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Veit Helmer
Veit Helmer (Amiens nov. 2008) 3a.jpg
Veit Helmer in 2008
Born (1968-04-24) 24 April 1968 (age 49)
Hanover, Germany
Occupation Film director, screenwriter
Years active 1989-present

Veit Helmer (born 24 April 1968) is a German film director and screenwriter. He started shooting films at the age of fourteen.[citation needed] After finishing school he was trainee at German TV station NDR. Two month before the wall came down, he moved to East-Berlin to study theatre directing at the famous drama school "Ernst Busch". From 1991 to 1997 Helmer studied film directing at HFF Munich. His first feature film Tuvalu (starring Denis Lavant and Chulpan Khamatova) earned more than 32 awards. His 2008 film Absurdistan was premiered in Sundance and entered into the 30th Moscow International Film Festival.[1]

Selected filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2011 Baikonur Director & Screenwriter
2008 Absurdistan Director & Screenwriter
1999 Tuvalu Director & Screenwriter
1995 A Trick of Light Screenwriter


  1. ^ "30th Moscow International Film Festival (2008)". MIFF. Archived from the original on April 21, 2013. Retrieved 2013-06-01. 

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