28 May Naëmi Buchtemann
Before Naëmi started her studies at the German Film and Television Academy of Berlin, she studied Contemporary Dance at the Northern School of Contemporary Dance, in Leeds, United Kingdom and worked as a dancer.
She afterwards started studying film theory at the Free University of Berlin and worked as an Assistant Director on several feature length films, as well as having realized several short film productions herself. She worked as a production assistant for a production company in Berlin and worked as an assistant for Australian filmmaker Robert Marchand in Character based Improvisation Workshops (CBI) for Actors and Directors.
She is now studying in the third year at the German Film Academy where she is specialized in directing and realized several short films within her studies. She will be a Sundance Ignite Fellow as part of the Sundance Film Festival in the beginning of 2019.