» I focus my view on highly charged places, on people that are a potential cause of friction, and on stories that make hidden connections visible. The cinematic focus let me discover again and again the wonder, the depth and the complexity of human life. «
Eva Stotz is a Berlin based documentary director with a keen look on global social phenomena. Her films were screened and awarded on film festivals worldwide. Eva explores artistic formats and expressions in order to find the right language to reach her audience.
She is author for the book Documentary Film in its making and is a regular guest in panel discussions. In 2012 Eva Stotz founded the production company ronjafilm in Berlin. 2015 she received the Tarabya scholarship by the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Goethe Institut Istanbul.
Eva Stotz holds regular international documentary classes at institutes worldwide. She already worked together with Harvard University, German Film and Television Academy Berlin, Raindance Institut London, European Film Institut Babelsberg, Filmarche Berlin, Kwetu Filmschool in Kigali, Bahçesehir University in Istanbul, Goethe Institut in Istanbul and Tunis, Institut Francais in Tunis.
Eva's experiences in documentary filmmaking that she shares in the classes include production, camera work, editing and directing.