Jan Hinrik Drevs


jan hinrik studied general rhetoric, roman philology and political science at the universities of tübingen and hamburg. during his studies he worked freelance for the ndr (north german broadcast channel) and received a scholarship for the „broadcasting and film“ masters program at the san francisco state university with the main focus: direction.
jan hinrik has worked as a free author and director since 1998.
various, prize-winning documentary works for television and cinema, such as mr. pilipenko and his submarine which ran successfully on different national and international festivals developed under his direction. underdogs was his first film feature.
jan hinrik lives with his family near hamburg.

Jan Hinrik Drevs


filmography: 

kinder überraschungsei, rabbicorn, zgh
Aktion Mensch tvc "schach", tempomedia, kolle rebbe
AKtion MENSCH tvc "neue nähe", tempomedia, kolle rebbe
bonprix, cobblestone, jvm
targobank, filmdeluxe, saatchi & Saatchi
Aktion Mensch, "begegnungen" online + cinema + tv, tempomedia, kolle rebbe
aktion mensch, "shopping" + "eventuell", TVC, Tempomedia, Kolle Rebbe
protonet, Tempomedia, kolle rebbe
nivea "mothersday", sterntag, FCB Hamburg
Mare tv - barbados
tchibo - kindergiewende, imagefilm + online, blmfilm, icoo.me

mare tv - dorset (southengland)
arte - hafenstädte / meeresstädte

ARd - heiter bis tödlich
5 x trailer , production: sterntag | hamburg
- director

mare tv - sweden/åland
mare tv - bahamas
mare tv - brasil/rio

2012 - 2013
junges deutschland
documentary series 3 x 45 min., production: c-films, signed media hamburg, broadcast ndr / ard,
- script and direction

Wacken 3D - louder than hell
cinema documentary, 90min., production: jump-seat, wüste film, arte, director: norbert heitker
- script

der schimmelreiter
cinema - feature film, shoot in 2014,
- script

junges deutschland
documentary, 90 min., production: c-films
- script and director

1000 places to see
tv-feature film,
- script

2001 - 2012
mare tv – ndr reports:
‚algarve’, ‚nord-ostsee-kanal’, ‚am kap der guten hoffnung’, monsterkrabben im polarmeer’, ’alaska - auf der wasserstraße der goldgräber’, ‚mauritius’ and more...
each 45 min., production: nonfictionplanet, hamburg
- script and direction

2011
sitz! hundetraining im frauenknast
documentary, 60 min., production: queequeg film, dir: anne thoma
- producer and script

2009
die schönsten opern aller zeiten
documentary series 10 x 30 min, production: signed media hamburg (zdf + 3sat)
- concept, script and direction of reenactments

2009
schlegl sucht die wahrheit
documentary series 2 x 45 min., production: norddeutscher rundfunk (ndr)
- concept, script and direction of reenactments

2006 - 2008
underdogs
cinema feature film, 90 min., coproduction: wüstefilm hamburg, ndr, arte
- script and direction

2007
europas erbe – die großen dramatiker
documentary series 10 x 45 min, production: mme berlin, broadcast: arte / swr and zdf
- script and direction of reenactments

2006
herr pilipenko und sein u-boot
cinema - documentaty, 90 min, production: nonfictionplanet, coproduction arte / ndr
- script and direction, co-author: rené harder

2005
eremitage – palast der katzen
360°- geo tv report, 52 min., production: medienkontor, broadcast: arte / wdr 
- script and direction

2004
paco pacos - die schrottautos vom amazonas
360°- geo tv report, 52 min., production: medienkontor, broadcast: arte / wdr 
- script and direction

2003
mit flügeln über den ärmelkanal
stern-tv report, 45 min. 
- script and direction

2001
dogsworld – der hund das intelligente wesen
documentary, 45 min., ard, production: mme hamburg
- script and direction

1992
caffé trieste - nostalgia dei sensi
documentary, 30 min. pbs san francisco, production: babel productions san francisco
- script and direction

 

 

Jan Hinrik Drevs

AWARDS (selection)

commercials

adc 2017 - silver: branded content, silver: dialogue bradcast, bronce: online film, bronce: short movie, commendation: directing, commendation: integrated communication - aktion mensch e.v. 'neue nähe'
new york festival world´s best advertising - silver: public service announcements - aktion mensch e.v. 'neue nähe'
spotlight 2017 - bronce: digital campaign - aktion mensch e.v. 'neue nähe'
klappe 2017 - bronce: digital formats - aktion mensch e.v. 'neue nähe'
Deutscher digital award 2017 - silver: branded content - aktion mensch e.v. 'neue nähe'
fachjury award 2017 - bronce: aktion mensch e.v. 'neue nähe'
lead awards 2016 - campaign of the year: aktion mensch e.v. - 'nähe'
adc 2016  - 3 silver, nails 3 bronce nails and 3 awards: Aktion mensch e.V. 'begegnungen' campaign
lead awards 2016 - gold: aktion mensch e.v. 'begegnungen' campaign
effi 2016 - silver: doing good - aktion mensch e.v. 'begegnungen' campaign
adc 2016 - silver: branded content, silver - pr, silver - promotion b2c, bronce - movie/special format, bronce - cast, bronce - dialogue marketing, commendation - cinema/spot, commendation: director
die klappe 2016: gold - pr, bronce - cinema
cannes 2016: silver lion - film: protonet 'how china are you?'
lia awards 2015: bronce - online film: protonet 'how china are you?'
adc 2010: silver - movie imagefilm, bronce - internetmovie, commendation - cast:
15 jahre kolle rebbe
die klappe 2010: silver - trailer, bronce - director: die schönsten opern aller zeiten

also jan won miscellaneous awards at 'art directors club', 'die klappe', 'social media award', 'spotlight', 'epica', 'mobius award' and some more...

feature film

underdogs
'german independence award', audience award filmfest oldenburg 2007
'montblanc script award 2007, filmfest hamburg 2007
nomination, 'norddeutscher filmpreis 2007, category best feature film
nomination, 'otto sprenger award 2007

documentary

herr pilipenko und sein u-boot
'citizen prize 2007', yamagata international documentary film festival
'nesnadny + schwartz film award 2007' best international documentary cleveland, intl. film festival, usa
'intermedia-globe-silver-award 2007' world media festival in hamburg
opening film at contact international documentary film festival 2007
nomination ,norddeutscher filmpreis 2006’, category best documentary
nomination ‚grand prix international for documentary 2006’ monte carlo festival
further international filmfestivals:
montreal (competition), taiwan (competition), edinburgh (competition), jerusalem, munich, goteborg, philadelphia, u.a.

monsterkrabben im polarmeer
axel springer prize 2003

caffé trieste
first frame award 1993 - film festival californian state universities in l.a.

Jan Hinrik Drevs
Jan Hinrik Drevs