Joachim von Vietinghoff

Portrait Joachim von Vietinghoff
© Manfred Thomas

born in Munich in 1941, produced over seventy feature, television, and documentary films, including »David« (1979, Golden Bear and Federal Film Award), »Laputa« (1985, Jury Prize in Montreal), and feature films by Thomas Brasch. Von Vietinghoff was on the selection committee of the Berlinale competition from 1983 to 2001. He taught at the German Film and Television Academy Berlin (dffb) and was honoured with the Federal Cross of Merit 1st Class in 2001.