Laurentius Emmelmann


Represented by Carolina Klass

Born in Leonhard (Austria), Laurentius is a director characterized by his great character castings, subtle humor and strong, vivid storytelling, all enveloped within a detailed and cared for lighting and photography.


His cinematic style is very often garnished with large scaled post-production. After having studied cinema at the University of Vienna Film School, he studied advertising direction at the German Film Academy Baden-Württemberg.

His work includes several awards and nominations at the Art Directors Club Germany, Porsche Int. Student Advertising Festival, First Steps Award. His work was furthermore featured on the SHOTS 96 and the YOUNG DIRECTORS SHOWCASE 2007 as well as the prestigeous Saatchi & Saatchi new german directors showcase in 2008.

Laurentius sets great focus on timing and precision – not only private as a passionate cook, but also as a professional behind the camera. Without exaggeration, his films are to be categorized as „great cinema“. Laurentius enormous talent for outstanding casting and vivid, humorous storytelling is wrapped in great pictures, always detailly composed. With pleasure he garnishes his movie titbits with large scaled postproduction. Besides his native language German, he is fluent in English and speaks also very good Spanish.

His talent has so far led him to direct commercials for strong international brands such as Audi, Mercedes, Volkswagen, BMW, Suzuki, Guinness, Amstel, Nokia, Swisscom, T-Mobile and IKEA.