Filmwerk Kalliope is an emerging film production company founded by Sophia Schiller and Marie Falke.
It focuses on developing international feature and documentary films for the cinema.
Marie Falke, born in Wuppertal in 1991, studied film at the University of Arts and Design in Karlsruhe with Thomas Heise, Andrei Ujica and Răzvan Rădulescu. She graduated from film school with a documentary portrait of Gideon Bachmann.
Besides freelance work in film for ZKM / Center for Art and Media, Errichetta Festival Rome or the SWR, she worked as assistant to production for Adina Pintilie’s Golden Bear winning feature Touch Me Not. Her documentaries have premiered and shown in Doc Lisboa and dokka Karlsruhe.
She lives and works in Berlin.
Sophia Schiller, born in Rottweil 1992. She studies at the University of Arts and Design in Karlsruhe with Andrei Ujica, Răzvan Rădulescu and João Tabarra.
She worked for documentary film festival dokKa as assistant to the festival director and joined DOK.fest Munich 2016 as part of the student’s jury. Since 2016 she is editor of Portuguese moving image artist João Tabarra and worked as Assistant Director for Ana Lungu’s renowned feature One Prince and a Half.
Her works have premiered at Doc Lisboa.
She lives and works in Karlsruhe.