Britta Schoening, born 1986, works as a freelance director and author in her hometown Berlin. After studying politics (BA) at the FU Berlin, she studied directing with a focus on documentary film at the Film Academy Baden-Württemberg and the UCINE in Buenos Aires and received her diploma in 2019. Her award-winning documentaries FRAGMENTE MEINER MUTTER, #WIDERSTAND and MOZART RECYCLED were shown at international film festivals and on German television.
After her fictional mini web series QUARANTIME, NEONSTAUB is her documentary series debut.
NEONSTAUB / NEON DUST
2022, Documentary series, a Neopol Film production for SWR, NDR and rbb, Germany, 5 x 30 min. ARD Mediathek.
2020, Co-Directon with Florian Schnell, mini web series, Kosmovision, Germany, 6 x 12-15 min. Premiered on the series camp festival 2020, release at Sooner.
2019, Co-Direction with Victoria Piczman, documentary, Argentina /Germany /Switzerland, 72 Minutes. Premiere at Hof Int. Film Festival 2019
#WIDERSTAND / # RESISTANCE
2018, documentary, SWR, Germany, 60 Minutes. Premiered at Hof Int. Film Festival 2018, “special mention” from the GRANIT – Hof Documentary Award
FRAGMENTE MEINER MUTTER / FRAGMENTS OF MY MOTHER
2016, documentary, Germany, 80 Minutes. Premiere at Dok.fest Munich 2016; Winner Award by “Untertitel-Werkstatt Münster”;TV adaptation for WDR "Menschen Hautnah"
WER IST ZOÈ / WHO IS ZOÉ ?
2014, fiction short, part of the Ateliers Ludwigsburg-Paris, SWR/ ARTE, Germany, 8 Min. Max-Ophüls-Festival 2015
UNS GEHT ES GUT / WE ARE FINE
2012, Co-Direction with Sandra Wollner and Michaela Taschek, experimental short film, Germany, 6:30 Minutes. Shown at various Int. Film Festivals, price for the „Best Newcomer Film“ at Diagonale film festival in Austria 2014