Maximilian Villwock is a director and writer educated at the Film University Babelsberg. His films focus on universal stories set in unseen worlds.

The project, A Passage received a student BAFTA nomination. Other works have been shown at the Guanajuato International Film Festival, the International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, Camerimage and The Uppsala International Short Film Fest. Penthesilea, a mid-length feature film was nominated at Studio Hamburg Young Talent Awards for “Best Short Film” and broadcasted by renowned German television station 3sat.

Max currently resides and works in Berlin.