Prof. Dr. Julia von Heinz

Julia von Heinz, born in Berlin in 1976, realized the award-winning short films DIENSTAGS (2001), DORIS (2002) and LUCIE & VERA (2003) while still a student, for which she was responsible as writer, director and producer. From the story of LUCIE & VERA, Julia von Heinz developed her feature film debut WAS AM ENDE ZÄHLT (2008). The film was screened in the Perspektive Deutsches Kino section of the Berlinale 2007 and was awarded the German Film Prize in Gold for Best Children’s and Youth Film, among other prizes.
Her fourth feature film ICH BIN DANN MAL WEG (2015), based on the bestseller by Hape Kerkeling, attracted 2 million viewers in German cinemas. The subsequent TV success KATHARINA LUTHER (2016) attracted more than 7 million viewers on ARD; it also won the special prize for directing at the Baden-Baden Television Festival and was nominated for the Grimme Prize.
Her current feature film UND MORGEN DIE GANZEN WELT celebrated its world premiere in 2020 and was screened in competition at the Venice International Film Festival.