Marco Mittelstaedt was born in 1972 in Berlin. After studies in Photography, he worked as a projectionist and cinema programmer in Berlin and traveled throughout Europe as a photographer. From 1997-2004 he studied at the German Academy of Film & Television in Berlin and has served as a director"s assistant on numerous television and film projects. His films include: Uferlos (short, 1997) which won the Panorama Short Film Award in Berlin, Ein Tag zurueck (short, 1998), his feature debut Jena Paradies (2004), and Down the River (Elbe, 2006).
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