Weitere Namen
Carlo Ombra (Pseudonym)
Director, Assistant director, Screenplay
Bern, Schweiz Hollywood, Kalifornien, USA

Biography

Carl Schenkel was born in Bern/Switzerland in 1948 and studied Sociology in Frankfurt. During his studies, he wrote short stories, reports and film critiques for various newspapers. His cross-over into the film industry came after he directed an advertising spot for the city of Frankfurt. Thereafter, he worked as assistant director for filmmakers like Wolfgang Staudte and Hans W. Geissendoerfer from 1975-1979. He then collaborated on screenplays with Roland Klick, among others.

 

His films include: "Kalt wie Eis" (1981), "Out Of Order" ("Abwaerts", 1984), "Bay Coven" (1987), "Silence Like Glass" ("Zwei Frauen", 1989), "The Mighty Quinn" (1989), "Knight Moves" (aka "Face to Face", 1992), "Exquisite Tenderness" (1994), "Beyond Betrayal" (TV, 1994), "In The Lake Of The Woods" (TV, 1996), "Kalte Kuesse" (TV, 1997), "Tarzan ... And the Lost City" (1998), "Hostile Takeover" (1999/2000)and "Murder on the Orient Express" (TV, 2001).

Source: German Films Service & Marketing GmbH

FILMOGRAFIE

1997/1998
  • Director
1996/1997
  • Director
1993/1994
  • Director
1988/1989
  • Director
  • Screenplay
1983/1984
  • Director
  • Screenplay
1982
  • Assistant director
1982
  • Assistant director
1981
  • Director
  • Screenplay
1980
  • Assistant director
1980
  • Assistant director
1979
  • Assistant director
1979
  • Assistant director
1977
  • Assistant director
1977
  • Assistant director
1976/1977
  • Assistant director
1975
  • Assistant director