20 Festivals in Europe, South Africa, Asia and North
Nomination: Best film Filmmaker festival Kent (UK)
Nomination: Best film Christian film festival (UK)
(UK)Nomination: Best director Int’l FF Tenerife (ES)
Nomination: Best director Swansea Bay Filmfestival
Nomination: Best film under 35‘ Max-Ophüls-Preis
International short film festival Oberhausen 2011
premiere at Udo Walz’s fasanen37 in Berlin
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
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
Audiovisual media (HdM, Stuttgart)
Psychology (ALH, Laan)
Creative writing (David Kenlock, Stuttgart)
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
2005 Pro Animale | documentary
2005 Specialties | cinema short
2005 Dreamfactory | Multivision
ASCHELAND the Novel has been awarded the ‘silver SKOUTZ award’ at the Frankfurt book fair.