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OLIVER KYR 

 

BIO 


Oliver Kyr’s heart beats for stories. Stories that entertain but also dig down deep into the reader’s or viewer’s mind.

Oliver’s feature film THE BIG BLACK has been shown at festivals worldwide (New Delhi, London, Hollywood (Special Mention of the Jury: ‚Excellence in Filmmaking’), Marbella, Santo Domingo, Las Vegas, Seattle, Cyprus, Greece, Germany), won the ‚Golden Pegasus’ for ‚Best director’ and was nominated for ‚Golden Aphrodite’ at Cyprus IFF.

He has published six books so far, his novel „Audrey and Death’ being nominated for German audiobook award ‚Ohrkanus’.
His novel ‘Ascheland’ hit shelves in German bookstores and online 2016.
 
For his work as creative director in the corporate business he was awarded twice with renowned ‚Corporate Media Award’.

Oliver travels Europe since 2015 with his family, creating the children’s project ‘children’s cosmos’ (2016) and the documentary ‘Citizen Animal’ (2017).

Oliver works as writer, director, storyteller and creative troubleshooter.

 

NOVELS & BOOKS

2011 Audrey und der Tod / publishing house: NOEL

Nominee German audiobook-award „Ohrkanus“

2012 Meine Freundin Scarlett children’s book / publishing house: NOEL

2012 Der Heldenmythos non-fictional /  publishing house: BoD

2014 Trigger stories: Part I /  publishing house: Bind it

2015 Rendezvous mit Eve / publishing house: Red Iguana

2016 Ascheland / publishing house: Acabus Verlag

CORPORATE

Estimated 300 – 400 corporate and event films for (selection)

Daimler (a.o. development of the first business TV for Daimler)

BOSCH, Carl Zeiss Jena, Jung von Matt

Schindler, TV.Berlin, Kaiser’s, IBM, Fraunhofer Institut

Ministry of Economic Affairs, Baden-Württemberg, Vivantes, Lufthansa

EDUCATION

Audiovisual media (HdM, Stuttgart)

Psychology (ALH, Laan)

Creative writing (David Kenlock, Stuttgart)

DIRECTOR 

2017 CITIZEN ANIMAL  documentary 

writer, director & producer, Co  produced by Robert Franz)

2017 DADDY, CAN WE TALK WITH THE DEAD? |
 cinema short

writer, director & producer

2011 The Big Black  |feature film

2010 Sympathy for Death | cinema short

2008 Builder of Worlds  |feature  film

2006 Bad Water  | cinema short 

2005 Source of light cinema short 

200Pro Animale documentary 

2005 Specialties cinema short 

2005 Dreamfactory Multivision

AWARDS 

ASCHELAND  the Novel has been awarded the ‘silver SKOUTZ award’ at the  Frankfurt book fair.

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