Making documentary movies has been a wild ride thus far and I feel blessed to have discovered these remarkable stories and share them around the world.

In addition to my documentary adventures, I direct promotional and educational movies for entrepreneurs, innovative companies, NGO’s and health/fitness gurus.

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Andrea Thiele is the documentary film director of You Drive Me Crazy (YDMC), Private Eyes and Paradise Island among other movies.

Thiele’s feature debut YDMC has been shortlisted for the German Film Academy Award.

Private Eyes was nominated for the prestigious newcomer award First Steps. 

While attending University of Film and Television in Munich, Thiele directed Paradise Island which premiered at the International Film Festival in Hof.

Thiele’s films have screened at numerous international film festivals including 

South by Southwest, Berlinale (Lola), Dok Leipzig, Moscow IFF, Mumbai IFF, Korea IFF, Margareth Mead IFF (Nyc), Visions du Reel (Nyon), Hof IFF, Listopad IFF and distributed and broadcast worldwide to critical and commercial success.