Vita       Jan Daniel Fritz

 

       1968             born in Frankfurt /Main

       1986             languageschool in London

       1988             university entrance diploma Bettinagymnasium, Frankfurt/M

       1989             civilian service (taking care of disabled people)

       1992             start studies at Hochschule für Gestaltung Offenbach

                            department Visual Communication (certificate as Dipl. Designer)

       1996             start jobs as freelancer, working as production- and cameraassistant

       1997             placement at Neue Sentimental Film GmbH, Frankfurt/M

        since

       1998             jobs as freelancer, working as assistant director, unit manager, location checker 

                            and director for feature-, short-, commercial and imagefilmproductions for (selection):

                             Neue Sentimental Film GmbH, C.3 GmbH, Deutsche Columbia Pictures, Clasart Film

                             und Fernsehproduktions GmbH (Concorde), Gehrisch Filmproduktion, Laterna Magica

                             Filmproduktion, JO!SCHMID Filmproduktion, Berlin Films, Katapult

                             Filmproduktion, Creative Forces Filmproduktion, Renaissance Film u.v.a.

       Films                                                                                                                                         

       1989            "Schirmtraum "  Short 16 mm, b/w, 7'min (Hessischer youthfilmprice)

       1997            „Was  Geht'n?“ Short 16 mm, colour, 7'min.

              "Wege zum Glück" Short Beta SP, colour, 5'min.

       1998            „Parasil“ short 35 mm, colour, 2'min.

              participation at the Film Festivals: Sehsüchte(Berlin), Satirisches Kurzfilmfest

              (Rüsselsheim), Grenzland Filmtage (Selb), Kurzfilmfest (Emden), OVNI (Centre

              de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona), broadcasted in Hessischer Rundfunk

              (Late Lounge)

       1999            „Dance into a new day“ Musicvideo shot in New York 16 mm, colour, 7' min.

       2000            „Deutsches Bier“ Short 16mm, colour, 15' min.

       2004            ZED Single Boerse TV Commercial HD, colour, 30’’ sec. production: C.3 GmbH

       2005            „Dig the Dog“ 16mm, colour, 22’ min. (prädikat: wertvoll)

                              participation at the Film Festivals: Filmfestival Max Ophüls Preis (Premier), 

                            Sehsüchte (Berlin), Satirisches Kurzfilmfest (Rüsselsheim), Shorts at moonlight,

                            and many more