Laura Engelhardt (born 1988 in Bremen) studied film in the postgraduate program at the Academy for Media Arts Cologne.
Beforehand she studied Architecture and Fine Arts in London, Stuttgart and Berlin.
Her work examines built and imagined architectures, urban spaces and the fragile relation between the human body and its environment.
She lives and works as a filmmaker and artist in Cologne and Berlin.


Festivals / Screenings / Exhibitions

Leiden Shorts, Netherlands, 2020
Films by Laura Engelhardt - Screening at Studio im Hochhaus Berlin, Germany, 2020
Onion City Experimental Film and Video Festival Chicago, USA, 2020
CinemadaMare Film Festival, Italy, 2020
Baupause #2 - Talk and Screening at Schlesinger Stiftung Birli, Switzerland, 2020
New Talents - Zebra Poetry Filmfestival, Haus der Poesie Berlin, Germany, 2019
DocLisboa International Filmfestival, Lisbon, Portugal, 2019
Das Schloss - Exhibition at Artothek Raum fuer Junge Kunst Cologne, Germany, 2019
Movies by Laura Engelhardt - Solo-Screening at Ausland in Berlin, Germany, 2019
Urban Lense International Filmfestival, Bengaluru & New Delhi, India, 2019
Kino Baukultur - Kino International, Berlin, Germany, 2019
Amplify & Sediment - TIER Artspace Berlin, Germany, 2019
Lesungen und Poesiefilm - Literaturnacht Koeln, Germany, 2019
Photoweekend Duesseldorf, Germany, 2019
Zebra Poetry Film Festival, Weimar, Germany, 2018
Showcase KHM 2018, Cologne, Germany, 2018
VIDEOEX Experimental Film and Video Festival Zurich, Switzerland, 2017
Graduation Show Weissensee School of Art at SEZ Berlin, Germany, 2017
Framing Asia 4 - Cityscapes, Leiden, Netherlands, 2017
B-Movie Screening, Hamburg, Germany, 2017
Atonale Hamburg, Germany, 2017
9. Short Waves Filmfestival Poznan, Poland, 2017
31. International Short Film Festival Braunschweig, Germany, 2016
2. Urban Space Video Walk, Germany, 2016
Ploeisti International Film Festival Bucharest, Romania, 2016
Camp2 - Festival fuer kuenstlerischen Film und Performance Halle, Germany, 2016
Neisse Filmfestival, Germany, 2016
18. Backup Festival Weimar, Germany, 2016
European Media Art Festival, Germany, 2016
demo:polis - Akademie der Kuenste Berlin, Germany, 2016
Festival Internationale du Documentaire étudiant Saint-Ouen Paris, France, 2016
International Ethnographic Film Festival Goettingen, Germany, 2016
A long Week of Shortfilms Festival Shanghai, China, 2016
Festival Internationale du Court metrage etudiant de Cergy-Pontoise, France, 2016
22. International Short Film Week Regensburg, Germany, 2016
Kino Avantgarde - Kommunales Kino Freiburg, Germany, 2016
Festival for Expanded Media - Stuttgarter Filmwinter, Germany, 2016
Filmfest Duesseldorf, Germany, 2015
Architektur.Film.Sommer Vienna, Austria, 2015
15. Flensburg Short Film Days, Germany, 2015
Kammer Klang: Aktion Set - Cafe OTO London, UK, 2015
7. Architecture Film Days Budapest, Hungary, 2015
Es wird sogar schoen - Offspace for Contemporary Art, Essen, Germany, 2015
ODD Artspace Bucharest, Romania, 2015
17. Backup Festival Weimar, Germany, 2015
MASTERS 2015 - Scheidt'sche Hallen Essen, Germany, 2015
31. International Short Film Festival Hamburg, Germany, 2015
Cinema Akil Outbox International Short Film Festival Dubai, UAE, 2015
21. International Short Film Week Regensburg, Germany, 2015
Militante Untersuchung - Videoart at Midnight at Kino Babylon Berlin, Germany, 2014
Transnational Dialogues - Kreuzberg Pavillon Berlin, Germany, 2014
We Traders: Aktion Set - Kuenstlerhaus Bethanien Berlin, Germany, 2014

Awards / Stipends

Special Award Filmfest Eberswalde (2017)
Juryprice Urban Space Video Walk (2016)
Praedikat "wertvoll" by the FBW for Bauangriff (2016)
DAAD Promos Stipend (2016)
Juryprice Filmfest Duesseldorf (2015)
Backup.Audio.Network Award, 17. Backup Festival (2015)
special mention, 21. International Short Film Week Regensburg (2015)
Artist-in-Residence Programme, Goethe-Institut Chongqing China (2014)
Transnational Dialogues Travel Grant, China (2014)

all images and texts © Laura Engelhardt
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