Villa Aurora Grant Recipients | 2003

Oct, Nov, Dec

Lilly Engel | Filmmaker

Lilly Engel © Privat
Lilly Engel © Privat
born in Berlin
Film Academy Sofia
1994 – 1997
Law at the FU Berlin
1994 – 1996
Studied dramaturgy at the HFF Babelsberg
1997 – 2002
Studies at the Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg
since 1999
Screenplay editing (including for German Columbia Pictures, Senator Film)
Degree in directing
Paris Film Institute – (G. Gillmore, Sundance)
since 2002
Documentaries and segments for ZDF

Lilly Draga Engel is a director and screenwriter. She was nominated for the First Steps Award for Dran Drauf Drüber which was her graduation film from the Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg. The filmmaker is known for her films Entschädigt (2008) and Findet Lilly Engel (2012). During her fellowship at the artist residence in 2005, Engel shot a documentary entitled Villa Aurora.