Sheri Hagen

Sheri Hagen

Sheri Hagen is a German director, screenwriter and actress from Berlin. Born in Lagos/Nigeria andraised in Hamburg, Sheri Hagen completed her training at the Hamburg “Stage School of Dance andDrama” and at the “Studio Theater an der Wien” in Austria. Besides numerous works for film andtelevision (e.g. ‘Das Leben der Anderen’, ‘Baal’, ‘Tatort’, ‘Sperling’, ‘On TheInside’) she has appearedin various theater productions.As a screenwriter and director she first attracted attention in 2007 with the short film STELLAUND DIE STÖRCHE. The children’s short film was successfully screened at international festivals(including mo&friese KinderKurzfilmFestival Hamburg, Chicago Int. Children’s Film Festival).The 23rd Int. film festival Emden-Norderney awarded Sheri Hagen the special prize EinSchreibtisch am Meer 2012 for her debut feature film AUF DEN ZWEITEN BLICK. 2013 AUFDEN ZWEITEN BLICK won the 4th Kirchen Filmfestival Recklinghausen. In autumn 2013Barnsteiner-Film brought the feature film to the German cinemas.2015 Sheri Hagen founded the production company Equality Film GmbH. Since then, theproduction company has pursued the goal of telling films with exciting and content-rich stories thatshow a multi-layered and diverse society.In her feature film FENSTER BLAU (2016), Sheri Hagen adapted the play Muttermale FensterBlau (Moles Window Blue) by the author Sasha Marianna Salzmann.Sheri Hagen is currently preparing further feature films in which she will appear as author, directorand producer. The films BILLIE and MOTHERHOOD (AT) as well as the series CORPS (AT) arecurrently in development.