Moritz Müller-Preißer is a german director and author. Originally from Hamburg, he studied Media Engineering and Social Sciences in Cologne and Duesseldorf before he enrolled for film directing at the University of Television and Film Munich. Moritz‘ focus lies on human-centered, subcultural stories, apart from the norm, exploring what is really true in the reality. During his studies he learned from acclaimed filmmakers like Nurith Aviv, Werner Herzog, Nicolas Humbert and Nicolas Wackerbarth.
His short films have been screened at numerous festivals worldwide (DOK Leipzig, FIPADOC, BOGOSHORTS, DocsMX, FEST etc.) and received multiple awards. His short documentary HAEBERLI (2020) was nominated for the Student Academy Awards. Both his films WE ARE DATA and HAEBERLI were shortlisted for the BAFTA Student Film Awards.
2021 Cineuropa Short Film Audience Award for Best Short Documentary at FEST, Portugal
2021 FFF Jury Award Bavarian Short Film Competition at International Short Film Week, Germany
2021 Audience Award for Best Film at Wendland Shorts Film Festival, Germany
2021 Audience Award for Best Film at Etiuda & Anima International Film Festival, Poland
2021 Jury Award for Best Student Documentary at Kinoproba Film Festival, Russia
2021 Special Award Documentary at Filmzeit Kaufbeuren, Germany
2021 Special Mention by the Jury at Film Festival Della Lessinia, Italy
2021 Special Mention by the Jury at Lunenburg Doc Fest, Canada
2021 Student Academy Awards for Documentary International, USA
2021 BAFTA Student Film Awards Shortlist, USA
2019 BAFTA Student Film Awards Shortlist, USA