Michael Siebert, Wolfram Rupperti
NOMINATED: Best Screenwriting
Michael, born 1980 in South Germany with Sri Lankan, British, Czeck and German heritage, worked for more than 18 years in the camera department. Since a couple of years this auto didact is writing, producing and directing his own stories. 2016 premiered his award-winning short “Thirst For Life” and with “Alive”, his directional feautire film, debutted in 2019. His stories focus on the human condition, the underlying hope in every tragedy, how we make our own fate and how love should be the driving force in everything we do.
Wolfram Rupperti is a German actor born in Kitzingen in 1967. He started acting when he was 17 years old, before training at the Otto Falckenberg School of Performing Arts in Munich. He has had engagements with the most important theatres in Munich, Düsseldorf, Bremerhaven and Vienna (where he obtained the Kainz Medal prize). He has been a permanent member of the Munich Residenztheater ensemble since 2011/12 and joined the Burgtheater Ensemble in the 2019/20 season. He worked with directors such as Robert Lepage, Christian Stückl, Anselm Weber, Marcus Lachmann and Gerald Singer. Also active in cinema, he played in several TV series.