Florian Schott

Florian Schott is a German born filmmaker living in Namibia since 2009, after meeting his wife on a film shoot. He has worked in the film-business since 2002 and worked as a First Assistant Director all over the world, from Europe to Africa, South America and the Antarctica. In 2012 he wrote, produced and directed his self-financed Short Comedy 'Everything Happens for a Reason' which won the Afrinolly Short Film Competition in Nigeria in 2014 as well as Awards for Best Director and Best Editor at the 2014 Namibian Theatre & Film Awards. Florian directed and co-wrote his first feature film in 2014, 'Katutura', an Action Drama set in Namibia's famous township, produced by Tulinane Entertainment which went on to become the most successful Namibian film to date, screened at various Film Festivals around the world and is available for streaming worldwide. In 2019 Florian directed and co-wrote Namibian Short Film 'Baxu and the Giants', produced by MaMoKoBo Video & Research, to be released in the second half of 2019. Florian has a number of projects in development, from feature films to television series, next to this he also directs for German television.

The South African International Film Festival

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