Florian Schewe studied directing at the Film University Babelsberg Konrad Wolf. His documentaries and feature films have been featured at festivals worldwide and won the Grimme Award, among others. In 2017, he founded the Berlin-based FILM FIVE GmbH together with four producers. As a creative producer, he was responsible for the documentaries NO GOLD FOR KALSAKA (IDFA, FESPACO, RIDM) and WHEN A FARM GOES AFLAME (BERLINALE, CPH:DOX, BFI), the Grimme Award nominated BELLA PALANKA and LOVE, D-MARK AND DEATH, which won the Panorama Audience Award at the 72. Berlinale.