Leif Eisenberg

Writer | Director | Actor

Biography

Leif Eisenberg is an author and filmmaker from Bavaria with a special fascination for historical, mythical and also a bit spooky material.

He is attracted by romance and madness, the dark forest, the eternal search for God and death as the only certainty.

Since 2020, he is studying film and media with a focus on screenwriting at the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg.

Short films

Avalon (2020)

Screenwriter & Director: Leif Eisenberg

Director of Photography: Elias Müller

Music & Sounddesign: Yannick Renn

Dead Man's Chest (Official Music Video) (2019)

Screenwriter & Director: Leif Eisenberg

Director of Photography: Elias Müller

Music: Robert Ullmann

The Ghosts I called upon (2019)

Screenwriter & Director: Leif Eisenberg

Director of Photography: Elias Müller

Music & Sounddesign: Yannick Renn

The Loving and the Dead (2019)

Screenwriter & Director: Leif Eisenberg

Director of Photography: Benedikt Wiedenmann

Music: Heinrich Schütz & Ludwig Baader

Cor Glaciem 2 (2017)

Screenwriter & Director: Leif Eisenberg

Director of Photography: Tim Vesper

Cor Glaciem (2017)

Screenwriter & Director: Leif Eisenberg

Director of Photography: Tim Vesper

News

"Knight, Death and Devil" at "The Shortest Day - Short Film Day"

All fans of Eisenberg Films coming from the Oberland can already make a note of the 21st October 2023, because on this date "Knight, Death and the Devil" will be shown at FoolsKino Holzkirchen.

"Knight, Death and the Devil" at the Ravenwood Film Festival

Double double toil and trouble, there’s something wicked brewing in Northern Ontario. From October 26 to 28 audiences and filmmakers will discover the newest voices in the horror genre here. One of those voices will be that of Leif Eisenberg.

"Knight, Death and the Devil" at the ANTIKYNO Horror Nights

The Antikyno Harburg is screening horror films from around the world as part of a month-long Halloween festival and "Knight, Death and the Devil" is lucky enough to be one of them. 

Nomination for Best Pitch at the international Film Festival „Sehsüchte“

The feature film screenplay „The Bishop‘s Crown“ was nominated for Best Pitch at the international Film Festival „Sehsüchte“

Synopsis:
After gouging out the eye of the encroaching Archbishop Hilarius, the 18-year-old nun Magdalena is on the run from his henchmen.
In the dark woods she meets the notorious highwayman Albrecht Moorbrunn, with whom she instigates a peasant uprising against the Catholic rule of the early 16th century.

"Knight, Death and the Devil" goes on festival tour

After two wonderful team premieres in Nuremberg and Ludwigsburg, "Knight, Death and the Devil" is now going on an international festival tour.

Participation in the international film festival “Sehsüchte”

Leif Eisenberg will take part in the pitch competition of the international student festival “Sehsüchte” on April 22nd, 2023 with his current feature film script “The Bishop’s Crown”.

Synopsis:
After gouging out the eye of the overreaching princely court Hilarius, the nun Magdalena is on the run from his entourage. She meets the notorious robber Albrecht Moorbrunn and rebels with him against Catholic rule in the early 16th century. A fictional revenge film.

“Knights, Death and the Devil” filmed

The new short film by Leif Eisenberg “Knight, Death and the Devil” has been shot and is currently in post-production.
Completion is scheduled for May 2023. As soon as screening dates are known, they will be published on the website.
ffentlicht.

German press

„Avalon“ beim Kurzfilmfestival Holzkirchen

December 23, 2022 in Kultur Vision Onlinemagazin 

Moorleichen, Psychedelika und Oberland

August 13, 2020 in Tegernseer Stimme

Contact

Tegernseer Straße 9a

D – 83607 Holzkirchen

Phone: +49 175 6174525

E-Mail: leif.eisenberg@icloud.com

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