Volker Sattel (Germany)

Volker Sattel was born in 1970 in Speyer am Rhein, Germany. In the years of 1993-99 he studied at Baden-Württemberg Film Academy in Ludwigsburg. He has made various films, which have been shown at festivals, on television and in exhibitions.
He also worked on different than film projects with the artist Olaf Nicaolai and Daniel Klein, musician Tim Elzer (don’t dolby/Cologne) and author Mario Mentrup. With Mentrup he co-created company Vakant Film in 2005.
Volker Sattel works as a director, cinematographer, location scout and photographer. He lives in Berlin.


  • Wirrsaal
    10´, Germany, 1995
  • Fer-sehen
    5´, Germany, 1996
  • Sattel der Liebe Documentaire
    30´ Germany, 1999
  • 040
    34´, Germany, 1999
  • Pocket Park im Auftrag des Kulturkreis des BDI e.v.
    5´, Germany, 2001
  • Die Welt in der wir wohnten
    13´, Germany, 2002
  • Unternehmen Paradies
    59´, Germany, 2002
  • Stadt des Lichts Film-together with Mario Menrtup
    60´, Germany, 2005
  • After Effect
    75', Germany, 2007
  • The Eagle is Gone
    21', Germany, 2010
  • Under Control
    98', Argentina/Germany, 2011
  • Umsonst
    92', Germany, 2014

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