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Bernd Sahling was born in 1961 in Naumburg and studied at the “Konrad Wolf" University of Film & Television (HFF/B) in Potsdam-Babelsberg from 1986-1991. After his studies, he worked as a freelance writer and director before receiving a scholarship to attend Columbia College in Chicago and Northwestern University. Since 1999, he has been conducting seminars and workshops on children's films. A selection of his films includes: SONG FOR ANNE (LIED FUER ANNE, short, 1985), BOOMERANG (BUMERANG, short, 1986), EVERYTHING GETS WELL (ALLES WIRD GUT, TV, 1990), THE CAT’S NEST (IM NEST DER KATZE, TV, 1991), WAITING FOR HEALTH (WARTEN AUF GESUNDHEIT, short, 1994), RAILROAD JUNCTION (IM GLEISDREIECK, 1995), HIGH SCHOOL (GYMNASIUM, TV, 1999), THE BLIND FLYERS (DIE BLINDGÄNGER, 2004), and UPSIDEdown (KOPFÜBER, 2012).