Peter Baranowski was born in Frankfurt. He initially studied Physics and Arabic Language and Literature at the Universities of Heidelberg, Berlin and Oxford, before traveling around the Mediterranean for several months in 2005 to do a TV documentary for an Arab broadcaster. In 2006 he began his studies at the University of Television and Film in Munich. Since then he has directed several short films. Among them RAUSCHGIFT (ADDICTED) which won the Pardino d‘Oro for the best international shortfilm in Locarno 2011.

FILMOGRAPHY (selection)

2013        Bis ich es weiss

                Writer Director Producer  //  short 23 min

2011        Rauschgift

                Writer Director Editor Producer  //  short 22 min

2010        Iceland by the way

                Writer Director Editor  //  TV-doc. 15 min

2009        Unter Laborbedingungen

                Writer Director Editor //  short 9 Min

2008        Fundsachen

                Writer Director //  short 9 min

                Öl auf Leinwand

                Writer Director Editor  // short 10 min

2007        West-Östlicher Diwan

                Writer Director Editor  // short 9 Min

2006        Arab world through European Eyes

                Writer Co-Director DoP Editor  //  TV-doc. 45 Min