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If we have not obtained immortality, at least we have obtained reality. We began in a fairytale and we came to life! But is this life reality? No. It is a film. Zoom back camera. We are images, dreams, photographs.
— The Holy Mountain by Alejandro Jodorowsky

Clemens Roth is an Austrian filmmaker based in Berlin. He directs, writes and creates fiction for film, television and commercials.

He studied directing at the Filmacademy Baden-Württemberg, where he wrote and directed such films as The Fantastic Love of Beeboy & Flowergirl (2015). It premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival, was screened at film festivals all over the world and won numerous awards. He also made Das Blühende Leben (2013) which premiered at the Filmfestival Max-Ophüls-Preis. His film Zu Eng! (2010) premiered at the old-established Hof International Film Festival.

He also studied Theater-, Film- and Media-Science at the University of Vienna.

As a writer for television he worked on the sitcom Triple Ex (RTL 2017) as well as on several comedic sketches. He directed music videos for Universal Music including Im Ärmel meiner linken Hand (by Garish) as well as corporate videos for clients like Red Bull and Siemens. 

Clemens is currently working on his debut feature project.

 

Awards:

Best Director Fiction
at COINS Film Festival, Colombo/Sri Lanka 2017
[The Fantastic Love of Beeboy & Flowergirl]

Board of Directors Award
at North Carolina Film Awards, Raleigh/USA 2016
[The Fantastic Love of Beeboy & Flowergirl]

Innovation Prize
at 17th Landshut Short Film Festival 2016
[The Fantastic Love of Beeboy & Flowergirl]

Lunartis Award for the best graduate film
at Videomedeja International Video Festival, Serbia 2016
[The Fantastic Love of Beeboy & Flowergirl]

Youth Jury Award - Best Short Film
at Kinolub International Film Festival, Poland 2016
[The Fantastic Love of Beeboy & Flowergirl]

Caligari Prize
at Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg 2016
[Heil, mein Vogel!]

Best Student Film
at Scruffy City Film & Music Festival, Knoxville/USA 2016
[The Fantastic Love of Beeboy & Flowergirl]

Special Jury Prize for Outstanding Directing
at 38th Denver Film Festival 2015
[The Fantastic Love of Beeboy & Flowergirl]

Best Shortfilm
at kurzsuechtig, Leipzig 2015
[The Fantastic Love of Beeboy & Flowergirl]

Audience Award
at kurzsuechtig, Leipzig 2015
[The Fantastic Love of Beeboy & Flowergirl]

Audience Award
at 13th ISFVF Beijing 2014
[A Life in Bloom]

Best Shortfilm
at 11th Nisa Filmfestival 2014
[A Life in Bloom]

Winner of 14/9er – The Prime Time Award 2013 (SevenOne Media)
[Heil, mein Vogel!]

Winner of New German Directors Showcase 2012 (Saatchi & Saatchi)
[Too Tight!]

Best Shortfilm
at Shorts on Screen 2005 (ORF)
[Electronic Wasteland]