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List of notable or famous film art directors from Germany, with bios and photos, including the top film art directors born in Germany and even some popular film art directors who immigrated to Germany. If you're trying to find out the names of famous German film art directors then this list is the perfect resource for you. These film art directors are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known film art director from Germany is included when available.

List people include Albrecht Becker, Alfred Hirschmeier and more.

This historic film art directors from Germany list can help answer the questions "Who are some German film art directors of note?" and "Who are the most famous film art directors from Germany?" These prominent film art directors of Germany may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected German film art directors.

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Albrecht Becker is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Art Directors from Germany
Dec. at 96 (1906-2002) Albrecht Becker was a production designer, photographer, and actor, who was imprisoned by the Nazi regime for the charge of homosexuality.

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Alfred Hirschmeier is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Art Directors from Germany
Dec. at 65 (1931-1996) Alfred Hirschmeier was a German production designer. In 1995, he was a member of the jury at the 45th Berlin International Film Festival.

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Alfred Junge is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Art Directors from Germany
Dec. at 78 (1886-1964) Alfred Junge was a German-born production designer who spent a large part of his career working in the British film industry. Junge had wanted to be an artist from childhood. Dabbling in theatre ...more

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Andreas Olshausen is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Art Directors from Germany
age 58 Andreas Olshausen is a film art director and production designer.

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Artur Günther is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Art Directors from Germany
Artur Günther Dec. at 79 (1893-1972) Artur Günther was a film art director and production designer.

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Brigitte Broch is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Art Directors from Germany
age 74 Brigitte Broch is a German production designer living in Mexico.

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Brigitte Uttar Kornetzky is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Art Directors from Germany
age 59 Brigitte Uttar Kornetzky is a film director, film producer, film editor, screenwriter, cinematographer, film score composer, and film art director.

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Christian M. Goldbeck is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Art Directors from Germany
age 44 Christian M. Goldbeck is a production designer and film art director.

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Daryush Shokof is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Art Directors from Germany
age 63 Daryush Shokof is an Iranian artist, philosopher, film director, writer, and film producer. He was born in Tehran, Iran, but lives in Germany. Daryush Shokof was Born in 1954 in Tehran, Iran. He ...more

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Dieter Flimm is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Art Directors from Germany
Dieter Flimm Dec. at 63 (1939-2002) Dieter Flimm was a production designer, film art director and set decorator.

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Emil Hasler is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Art Directors from Germany
Dec. at 85 (1901-1986) Emil Hasler was a production designer, film art director and set decorator.

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Erich Grave is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Art Directors from Germany
Erich Grave Dec. at 64 (1891-1955) Erich Grave was a production designer and film art director.

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Erich Zander is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Art Directors from Germany
Erich Zander Dec. at 76 (1889-1965) Erich Zander was a film art director and production designer.

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Ernst Fegté is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Art Directors from Germany
Dec. at 76 (1900-1976) Ernst Fegté was a German art director. He won an Academy Award and was nominated for three more in the category Best Art Direction. He was born in Hamburg, Germany and died in Los

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Franz Schroedter is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Art Directors from Germany
Dec. at 71 (1897-1968) Franz Schroedter was a film art director, production designer, film producer and film director.

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Götz Weidner is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Art Directors from Germany
age 75 Götz Weidner is a production designer, film art director and set decorator.

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Gustav A. Knauer is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Art Directors from Germany
Gustav A. Knauer Dec. at 64 (1886-1950) Gustav A. Knauer was a film art director, production designer and a set decorator.

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Hans Dreier is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Art Directors from Germany
Dec. at 81 (1885-1966) Hans Dreier was a film art director. Born in Bremen, Germany, Dreier began his career in German film in 1919 and by the end of the 1920s had relocated to Hollywood. He made contributions to ...more

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Hans Jacoby is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Art Directors from Germany
Dec. at 59 (1904-1963) Hans Jacoby was a screenwriter.

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Hans Minzloff is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Art Directors from Germany
Hans Minzloff Dec. at 72 (1890-1962) Hans Minzloff was a film art director and production designer.

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Hans Radon is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Art Directors from Germany
Hans Radon Dec. at 86 (1891-1977) Hans Radon was a film art director.

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Harry Lange is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Art Directors from Germany
Dec. at 78 (1930-2008) Hans Kurt Lange was a German film production designer and art director. Lange was born in 1930 in Eisenach, Thuringia. After World War II, Thuringia became part of Soviet-controlled East ...more

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Heidi Wittlinger is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Art Directors from Germany
age 40 Heidi Wittlinger is a screenwriter, film director and art director.

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Heinz Roske is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Art Directors from Germany
Heinz Roske age 78 Heinz Roske is a production designer and film art director.

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Helmut Käutner is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Art Directors from Germany
Dec. at 72 (1908-1980) Helmut Käutner was a German film director active mainly in the 1940s and 1950s. He began his career at the end of the Weimar Republic and had released his first major films in Nazi Germany. ...more

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Herbert Kirchhoff is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Film Art Directors from Germany
Dec. at 77 (1911-1988) Herbert Kirchhoff was a production designer, film art director and set decorator.

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Herbert Strabel is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Film Art Directors from Germany
age 90 Herbert Strabel is a German production designer, art director and set decorator. He won an Academy Award in the category Best Art Direction for the film Cabaret.

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Hermann Warm is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Film Art Directors from Germany
Dec. at 87 (1889-1976) Hermann Warm was a German art director for films. Born in 1889 in Berlin, Germany, Warm was an important figure in the expressionist movement of the 1920s. Warm entered the German film industry ...more

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Karl Haacker is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Film Art Directors from Germany
Karl Haacker Dec. at 55 (1890-1945) Karl Haacker was a production designer and film art director.

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Kobita Syed is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Film Art Directors from Germany
Kobita Syed age 39 Kobita Syed is a production designer and film art director.

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Lizzie Dixon is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Film Art Directors from Germany
Lizzie Dixon age 41 Lizzie Dixon is a film art director.

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Ludwig Reiber is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Film Art Directors from Germany
Ludwig Reiber Dec. at 75 (1904-1979) Ludwig Reiber was an art director and production designer.

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Maleen Pacha is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Film Art Directors from Germany
Dec. at 77 (1923-2000) Maleen Pacha was a costume designer, production designer, set decorator and film art director.

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Markus Wollersheim is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Film Art Directors from Germany
Markus Wollersheim age 51 Markus Wollersheim is a film art director and production designer.

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Matthias Klemme is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Film Art Directors from Germany
Matthias Klemme age 50 Matthias Klemme is a film art director and production designer.

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Matthias Lechner is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Film Art Directors from Germany
age 48 Matthias Lechner is a motion picture set designer and art director. He worked as an art director and designer on the animated films Help! I'm a Fish and Space Chimps, as well as Laura's Star, ...more

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Otto Erdmann is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Film Art Directors from Germany
Otto Erdmann Dec. at 67 (1898-1965) Otto Erdmann was a film art director and production designer.

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Otto Guelstorff is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Film Art Directors from Germany
Otto Guelstorff Dec. at 81 (1878-1959) Otto Guelstorff was a film art director and production designer.

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Otto Hunte is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Film Art Directors from Germany
Otto Hunte Dec. at 79 (1881-1960) Otto Hunte was a production designer and film art director.

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Paul Lehmann is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Film Art Directors from Germany
Paul Lehmann age 94 Paul Lehmann is a production designer and a film art director.

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Paul Leni is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Film Art Directors from Germany
Paul Leni Dec. at 44 (1885-1929) Paul Leni born Paul Josef Levi was a German filmmaker and a key figure in German Expressionist filmmaking, making Backstairs and Waxworks in Germany, and The Cat and the Canary, The Chinese ...more

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Paul Scheerbart is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Film Art Directors from Germany
Paul Scheerbart Dec. at 52 (1863-1915) Paul Karl Wilhelm Scheerbart was a German author of fantastic literature and drawings. He was also published under the pseudonym Kuno Küfer and is best known for the book Glasarchitektur. ...more

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Peter Menne is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Film Art Directors from Germany
age 57 Peter Menne is a German production designer, stage designer, painter and musician.

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Phedon Papamichael is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Film Art Directors from Germany
Phedon Papamichael Phedon Papamichael Sr. is the father of film director and cinematographer Phedon Papamichael.

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Robert Herlth is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Film Art Directors from Germany
Dec. at 69 (1893-1962) Robert Herlth was a production designer and film art director.

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Rochus Gliese is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Film Art Directors from Germany
Dec. at 87 (1891-1978) Rochus Gliese was a German actor, director, production designer, and Academy Award-nominated art director of early films from the 1910s and 1920s. He was born in Berlin, Germany. He is most ...more

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Rolf Zehetbauer is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Film Art Directors from Germany
age 89 Rolf Zehetbauer is a German production designer, art director and set decorator. He won an Academy Award in the category Best Art Direction for the film Cabaret.

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Rudi Feld is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Film Art Directors from Germany
Dec. at 97 (1897-1994) Rudi Feld was a German art director who settled and worked for many years in the United States.

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Sebastian T. Krawinkel is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Film Art Directors from Germany
age 48 Sebastian T. Krawinkel is a film art director and production designer.

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Sigfrido Burmann is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Film Art Directors from Germany
Dec. at 89 (1891-1980) Sigfrido Burmann was a set decorator, production designer and art director.