Heino Deckert was a student at the German Film and TV Academy Berlin (DFFB) and upon graduating in 1991 he founded the production company, Ma.ja.de. Filmproduktions GmbH. Deckert produced more than 100 award-winning documentaries including Rabbit Á La Berlin, which was nominated for an Academy Award® in 2010 for Best Documentary Short Subject. He has produced Victor Kossakovsky’s ¡VIVAN LAS ANTIPODAS!, which was the opening film of the Venice Film Festival in 2011, and, Aquarela in 2018, which was his first APSA nomination for Best Documentary Feature Film. Deckert recently produced Human Flow, which was directed by Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei. He also worked on Maryam Ebrahimi’s No Burqas Behind Bars, which won an Emmy Award and was nominated for the APSA Best Documentary Feature. In 2005, Deckert founded Ma.ja.de. Fiction and produced two fiction film with filmmakers Peter Brosens and Jessica Woodworth that premiered both at Venice and Cannes. Deckert also has a long working relationship with Ukrainian/Russian filmmaker Sergei Losnitza.

Accolades

Victor Kossakovsky and Aimara Reques and Heino Deckert and Sigrid Dyekjær
Best Documentary Feature Film, 2019

Aquarela

Best Documentary Feature Film, 2019

Aquarela

Aquarela is the deeply cinematic journey through the transformative beauty and raw power of water. Captured at a rare 96 frames-per-second, the film is a…

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Anna Dziapshipa and Heino Deckert and Salomé Jashi
Best Documentary Feature Film, 2011

Bakhmaro

Best Documentary Feature Film, 2011

Bakhmaro

Bakhmaro is a journey into a lively but rotting three-story brick building in a provincial Georgian town. At the centre of the building is a restaurant…

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Films

Aquarela
2018

Aquarela

United Kingdom, Germany, Denmark
2018

Aquarela

Aquarela is the deeply cinematic journey through the transformative beauty and raw power of water. Captured at a rare 96 frames-per-second, the film is a…

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Bakhmaro
2011

Bakhmaro

Georgia, Germany
2011

Bakhmaro

Bakhmaro is a journey into a lively but rotting three-story brick building in a provincial Georgian town. At the centre of the building is a…

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