about

Tobias Frühmorgen is a filmmaker, researcher and film lecturer.

He teaches as a lecturer for Creative Production, European Film Heritage, and project and thesis supervisor at Lusófona University Lisbon (PT) for the European Master Program KinoEyes (PT_UK_EE_IRL) as well as the Master Film Studies and Cinema Bachelors. Tobias also works in exchange programs like Looking China (PT_CN_KOR_RU_HU_BRA) as well as research programs like Filmterm (EE_FI_DE_PT), future.film.education (DE_HU_PT), C-Accelerate (FI_PT_BEL_EE), Cyanotypes (DK_PT_IRL_AUT_NL_CZ_DE), and FilmEU Research-Innovation-Transfer (EU). Since 2020 he is also part of the curriculum, pedagogy and artistic research development of the European Universities Alliance for Film and Media Arts – FilmEU as well as project supervisor for a yearly pilot and coordinator for the joint research project (PT_BE_IRL_EE) on Artificial Intelligence and GTP-3. From 2021 onwards, he is researching on his artistic based PhD at the Filmuniversity Babelsberg (DE) about “Creative Artificial Intelligence – Writing a screenplay with AI“.

Tobias is and has been working as a film lecturer at many universities and academies, amongst them the RuhrUni Bochum, MetFilmschool Berlin, Dekra University for Applied Science, Schnitt-Akademie Berlin, and the Ludwig-Maximilian-Universität Munich. For 10 years he has been the leading lecturer of the film department at Athanor Akademie Germany. His own works as a director and/or editor include a variety of feature films, short films, television, art and music videos. His film Menschenkörper (2004) was screened at more than 25 festivals worldwide. Among his editing works is the restoration and re-editing for Yilmaz Güney‘s YOL – The Full Version (2017) which premiered at Cannes Film Festival 2017, before being presented in Ankara, Göteborg, Hong Kong, Lisbon, Moscow and Yerevan.

Tobias also works a story analyst for international feature screenplays.