Tatiana Brandrup

As a visiting professor at Film University Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF Tatiana is researching forms of making the apartment of Russian director Sergei Eisenstein accessible in VR as part of the Collisions project. Her artistic research focuses on the creative use of VR and on multimedia storytelling in documentary.

She studied social anthropology and documentary film at the Sorbonne in Paris, at the New School of Social Research in New York. (B.A.) and screenwriting & directing at New York University and at HFF Munich (M.A.). Tatiana has written scripts for multiple TV- and film formats. Her work as a director includes both fiction and documentary films. As a lecturer of screenwriting and film making she has taught, amongst others, at Humboldt University Berlin, VGIK in Moscow and at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.
For her award winning film Cinema: A Public Affair which premiered at the Berlinale 2015, she accompanied Naum Kleiman’s research on Sergei Eisenstein over several years. The film was shown at 28 film festivals worldwide and in theatrical distribution in Germany. In 2018 she was an artist in residence at the „Cinepoetics” program at the Freie Universität Berlin.


Tatiana’s passion is narrative in all its forms – of stories which connect the past, the present and the future.