Philip Scheffner

Philip Scheffner, born 1966 in Homburg/Saar, lives and works as an artist and filmmaker in Berlin. Together with Merle Kröger, Alex Gerbaulet and Caroline Kirberg he runs the  production platform pong.
He took part in the Berlinale Forum with Havarie (2016), And-Ek Ghes… (2016), Revision (2012), Der Tag des Spatzen (2010), The Halfmoon Files (2007)

Films (selection)

2016: Havarie
2016: And-Ek Ghes…
2012: Revision
2010: Der Tag des Spatzen
2007: The Halfmoon Files
2003: A/C
1990 – 2000: numerous short- and feature length films together with the Berlin-based dogfilm collective

Awards and Nominations

Nominated for the German Film Critics Award 2013 for REVISION
Pre-selected for the German Film Award 2013 for REVISION

Bild-Kunst Award for Editing 2013 for REVISION

'Award of Excellence' 2013
for REVISION, Yamagata Film Festival, Japan

Fritz-Gerlich Award 2012
for REVISION, Film Fest München

Main Award Feature Documentary 2012
for REVISION, GoEast Film Festival

Award of the City of Ludwigsburg, German Documentary Film Award 2011

Klaus Wildenhahn Award 2010
for THE DAY OF THE SPARROW, 7. Dokumentarfilmwoche Hamburg

Documentary Film Award of the Goethe Institute 2007
for THE HALFMOON FILES, 31. Duisburger Filmwoche 2007

Award of the City of Duisburg 2007
for THE HALFMOON FILES, 31. Duisburger Filmwoche 2007

Best Feature Documentary 2007
for THE HALFMOON FILES, International Independent Filmfestival of Mar del Plata (Argentinia)

„Prix des Mediathèques“ 2007

„Award for best documentation and research work“ 2008
for THE HALFMOON FILES, Memorimage Film Festival Reus

„Audience Award“
for the video JURISTISCHE KÖRPER, Freiburger Videoforum 1995

International Award for young and innovative Video,
ZKM Karlsruhe 1995

Best Short Film Award 1995
for SOAP, Stuttgarter Filmwinter