The German-Italian producer Flavia Oertwig took a Fine Masters Degree in Philosophy and Media Theory at Hamburg University, Germany where she also worked as a Tutor and a Masters in Audiovisual Management, MEGA at the Media Business School (Spain) backed by the Media Programme. In Germany she worked as a script reader, script editor and junior producer for public, private TV and production companies and as a production manager,1st Ad as well as working in a Marketing Company.
Before setting up her own company first in Italy (Intrigo Internazionale srl), later in Germany (Tama Filmproduktion) she worked as Head of Development at Downtown Pictures founded by Film Festival director Marco Müller and as a freelance consultant (Eagle Pictures, Eurofilm) in Italy.
She produced the feature documentary Nermina’s World (2014 Italy, Switzerland, Germany) winner of the work in progress Salani Award 2013, shortlisted at script award Premio Solinas 2012, to premiere at Vsions du Réel 2014; the short, Vivre Berlin (2014 Germany, France, Italy) by Nehra Stella, premiered in Rome Riff; Sarah Revoltella’s feature debut Il Cerchio Rotto (The Broken Circle, Italy), still in post-production. In 2011 she was selected for Eave’s Ties That Bind (Media Mundus Program) with 8 Pairs of Filipino Director Milo Sogueco. In 2010 she co-produced the feature documentary Pink Gang by Enrico Bisi, (won Njė Botė – One World Human Rights International Documentary Film Festival 2011, Bellaria Film Festival etc.). She served as field producer on Religulous (USA 2008), by Larry Charles, an Thousand Words/HBO production, distributed by Lionsgate, presented at Toronto Int. FF, won New Visions Award at Sitges FF.
Actually she is in pre-production and development with feature, doc, animation and cross medial projects from Germany, Italy and Latin America.