Ragnar Freidank

Directing debut: “Beautiful Hills of Brooklyn”, starring Joanna Merlin, Executive Producer Bob Balaban. (BEST SHORT FILM, Big Apple Film Festival, Tribeca Cinemas, AUDIENCE AWARD, Beverly Hills HD Film Festival, AUDIENCE AWARD, Washington DC Independent Film Festival, SILVER REMI for DIRECTING, Worldfest, Houston, GOLDEN ACE AWARD, Las Vegas International Film Festival, BEST ACTRESS AWARD, Strasbourg Int’l Film Festival, France).

Camera: “Sumi” (OFFICIAL SELECTION Cinequest Film Festival, Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival, Lower East Side Film Festival), “Lady of Larkspur Lotion” (OFFICIAL SELECTION Columbia County FF, Woodstock Film Festival), “Capturing Grace” (additional camera, AUDIENCE AWARD Mill Valley Film Festival, Sedona FF, Wisconsin FF, PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD Starz Denver FF, BEST OF THE FEST Minneapolis St. Paul International FF).

Sound Recordist: “Women and Sometimes Men” (OFFICIAL SELECTION Chelsea Film Festival, Portland Film Festival), “A Sybling Mystery” (OFFICIAL SELECTION NewFilmakers NY Anthology Film Archives, SOHO International Film Festival, Mill Valley Film Festival, Portland Film Festival), “Chronologie des Verschwindens” (OFFICIAL SELECTION Solothurner Filmtage, Locarno Film Festival, Crossing Europe Filmfestival Linz, Switzerland), “Alice & David” (SHORT, “Unknown Works”).

Documentaries (Director, Camera, Sound, Edit): “Open Space Roadshow” for Improbable, UK (an Olympiad Project), “You Want To Live In” for The Actors’ Ensemble, “An Actor’s Life”, featuring Broadway legend Dick Latessa (Lincoln Library of Performing Arts Collection).

Documentary (Editor): “Something Divine” for SSYY Productions, directed by Thomas Essig.

DVD Collection (Director): “Master Classes in the Michael Chekhov Technique” for MICHA, published by Routledge.

Series / Instructionals (Camera & Editor): “Cooking with Friends” for Camphill Hudson Players, 12 episodes, “Fundamentals in the Michael Chekhov Acting Technique 1+2” for Michael Chekhov School, 25 episodes.

Streaming (Camera, Edit, Co-Director): “Behind the Glass” for Improbable UK, with Phelim McDermott and Philip Glass

Audio Productions / Podcasts (Sound & Edit): “Crickets on the Hearth” for Hawthorne Vally School”, 34 episodes, “Imagination Radio”, 30 episodes, Audio Exercises 14 episodes, Podcast (12 episodes), all for Michael Chekhov School.

Experimental Feature (Director / Edit): “Eugene’s Ghosts” for The Actors’ Ensemble.

Installation (Video Art): Resident artist for BRIC, Brooklyn (Rockefeller Foundation), together with Julian Crouch and Mark Stewart with their acclaimed installation “Armchair Parade”.

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