Dave Lojek loves filmmaking and belongs to the most prolific and most often selected directors with over 1623 screenings of his distributions at international film festivals worldwide. His favorite genres are comedy, parody, fantasy, romance, poetry, art and experiment. Dave also directs documentaries, dramas, portraits, sci-fi, and music videos. His works and distributions won 211 film awards. Dave Lojek graduated with an MA in English / American and Cultural Studies from Humboldt-University in his hometown Berlin.
In terms of content and style, Dave's poetic films are about magic, love, death, friendship, loneliness, artists, oddities, escapism, mythology and the everyday. Based on the Homo-Ludens-principle, Dave clearly focuses his often-cheerful work on the universal and timeless. His motivation for filmmaking is intrinsic.
As independent producer, Dave created 178 movies in 26 cities in 12 European countries by 2020. Mr. Lojek hosts monthly open cinema screenings in Germany’s oldest cinema Moviemento and annual film workshops called KinoKabarets with his initiative KinoBerlino. Dave works as film distributor and president of a Film Association. The productions of APEIRON FILMS and KinoBerlino have been broadcast weekly since 2008 (ca. 11.000 times) on German TV and viewed online over 2 million times.
Selected Filmography of Dave Lojek
2021: FUCHS & PINGUIN
2020: OCCURRENCES OF QUESTIONABLE SIGNIFICANCE
2018: I CAME FROM THE FUTURE • SNITCH • THE LAST SUPPER • KEEPER
2017: ARACHNE • ALEX AND SASHA
2016: SAMA SŁODYCZ • DAS SPRICHWÖRTLICHE GLÜCK • REFUGEE POETRY
2015: fruwająca FORTUNA • KINSKISCHRAUBE
2014: THE PRINCESS STRIKES BACK • FILM KITCHEN
2013: HEK TICK TACK • PSYCHIC SUE • PARADISE BEACH • FOCUS POCUS
2012: TWO TOO ODD • MADEMOISELLE NIMSI • SICK CITY
2011: TRUST • BELIEVE • METEORITES
2010: DER MIETER • PERSPECTIVE • MARIES STIMME • FLUSSAUFWÄRTS
2009: KIT & SUKA • MUSE • SERENDIPITY • INDECISION
2008: ROFL • ANGELS • PHOBIEN
2007: PROJEKTION • EVERMORE • FUTILITY • PELT PEOPLE
1998-2000: SELBST UND FREMDBILDER IN DER WERBUNG Teil 1-3