Ingo Haeb was born in Hamburg in 1970 and, after working as an intern in various capacities at the Schauspielhaus Düsseldorf, studied Directing at the Media School in Cologne and then Screenwriting at the German Film and Television Academy (dffb). He has been working as a scriptwriter and director since 1999, and during this time he has brought seven films to the cinema screens in Germany. His directorial debut, the drama "Neandertal", was released in 2008 and was followed in 2012 by the tragi-comedy "Sohnemanner". Ingo Haeb was awarded the Eurovision Prize for his script of "Am Tag Als Bobby Ewing Starb", which won the 2005 Max Ophüls Prize. "Die Schimmelreiter", a comedy written by Ingo Haeb, was voted the Most Popular Film in Northern Germany by the viewers of NDR. More recently he has written an episode of the series "Bloch" and a full-length TV drama for WDR (together with his wife Christina Ebelt); he also worked with Studio Braun, a comedy trio from Hamburg, on a script entitled "Fraktus – The Last Chapter of Music History", which will be their cinematic debut. For the film adaptation of “The Chambermaid”, a novel by Markus Orths, he once again functioned as director as well. Ingo Haeb lives in Cologne.
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