Tom Zenker

exclusively represented by trinity movie agency
director

biography

since 2011 Editor/producer of On Air Promotion Spots for RTL/DW (politics, sports, culture, entertainment). Editor for several prime time television movies (documentary and fiction). Director of several award winning short and feature films. Currently working as freelance director/editor.
Based in Berlin and Munich.
1999 – 2011 Graduated from German Film- and Television Academy Berlin (dffb) as writer/director. Worked as an assistant director at Burgtheater, Vienna a.o. for Luc Bondy and Peter Zadek.
1997 – 2006 Studied direction for movie and tv at the DFFB, Berlin. 
1995 – 1996 Studied direction at Hochschule für Schauspielkunst Ernst Busch, Berlin.
1994 – 1996 Studied sculpturing at the Academy of Fine Arts, Munich.
1990 – 1993 trained and worked as a construction carpenter
1991 graduating high school
1971 born 1971 in Munich

awards

2007 Der blinde Fleck
* nomination Hypo-Preis 2007
* First Steps Award 2007
* German TV Crime Award 2008
* Festival participation Filmfestival Shanghai 2009
2003 Business as usual
* Audience Award Emergeandsee Budapest 2004
* nomination Best Editor German Camera Award 2004
* nomination Best Director Base Film Festival Barcelona 2004
* Grande Jury Prize Filmfestival Antalya
* Festival participiation: International Filmfestival of India Delhi 2003, International Filmfestival Mar de Plata 2004 
2000 Hilflos
* nomination Best Editor German Camera Award 2001
* Young Film Award FF Wilhelmshaven 2000
* Special Mention Berlin Interfilmfestival 2000 

filmography

2017

Die Rosenheim Cops – various
ZDF, series, 43min
production company: Bavaria Fernsehproduktion GmbH

 

Inga Lindström
ZDF, 90min
production company: Bavaria Fernsehproduktion GmbH

2016

Die Rosenheim Cops
ZDF, series, 43min
production company: Bavaria Fernsehproduktion GmbH

 

2015

Die Bergretter – Zwischen Himmel und Hölle
ZDF, series, 90min
production company: ndF neue deutsche Filmgesellschaft

 

Die Bergretter – Auf der Kippe
ZDF, series, 90min
production company: ndF neue deutsche Filmgesellschaft 

2014

Großstadtrevier – Teufelsbrück
ARD, series, 48min
production company:  Studio Hamburg GmbH

 

Großstadtrevier – Foul
ARD, series, 48min
production company:  Studio Hamburg GmbH

 

Morden im Norden – Ausgekocht
ARD, series, 45min
production company: ndF neue deutsche Filmgesellschaft, Hans Koch

 

Morden im Norden – Gevatter Tod
ARD, series, 45min
production company: ndF neue deutsche Filmgesellschaft, Hans Koch

 

Spot for BFV (Bavarian soccer association)
production company: a-la-k Production

2013

Letzte Spur Berlin – Wunschkind
ZDF, series, 43min
production company: Novafilm

 

Ein Fall für Zwei – Schöner sterben
ZDF, series, 60min
production company: ODEON TV

2012

Lost in the City
music video

 

Ein Fall für Zwei – Mord im Callcenter
ZDF, series, 60min
production company: ODEON TV

2011 Ein Fall für Zwei – Koala im Schnee
ZDF, series, 60min
production company: ODEON TV
2009-2012 Aktenzeichen XY – 6 seasons
ZDF, series
production company: Securitel
2010

Kommissar Stolberg – Schrei nach Liebe
ZDF, series, 60min
production company: Network Movie

 

Kommissar Stolberg – Eine Frage der Ehre
ZDF, series, 60min
production company: Network Movie

2008 Discus to Beijing
director, editor
Social Spot for Beijing Paralympics
RTL network
production company: Agentur HOP
2007

Der blinde Fleck
writer, director, composer
ZDF, 99min
production company: Claussen+Wöbke+Putz
* nomination Hypo-Preis 2007
* First Steps Award 2007
* German TV Crime Award 2008
* Festival participation Filmfestival Shanghai 2009

 

Lichtblick
director, producer
short film
production company: Kleine Gewalten Filmproduktion
* Friedrich-Wilhelm-Murnau Preis 2008

2006 Mord in aller Unschuld
editor
ZDF, 90min
director: Connie Walther
production company: Moovie
2003

Business as Usual
director, editor
short film
* Audience Award Emergeandsee Budapest 2004
* nomination Best Editor German Camera Award 2004
* nomination Best Director Base Film Festival Barcelona 2004
* Grande Jury Prize Filmfestival Antalya
* Festival participiation: International Filmfestival of India Delhi 2003, International Filmfestival Mar de Plata 2004

 

Elisa
editor
37 Grad ZDF, documentary
production company: MTM

2002

Christie Malrys Doppelte Buchführung
Stage reading with August Diehl, Volksbühne Berlin

 

Die Schokoladenkönigin
editor
ARD Degeto, 90min
production company: Ziegler Film

 

Suche Mann für meine Frau
editor
ARD Degeto, 90min
production company: Ziegler Film

2001 Boomtown Berlin – Es leckt
writer, director, editor
rbb, series
2000 Hilflos
writer, director, editor
 short film
* nomination Best Editor German Camera Award 2001
* Young Film Award FF Wilhelmshaven 2000
* Special Mention Berlin Interfilmfestival 2000
1998 Der letzte Bus ins Paradies
writer, director, editor
short film