Manuela Bastian

Concept & Director

Manuela Bastian was born in 1987 in Munich and grew up not far from the Bavarian capital city. Due to an exchange program in 2005 she visited a school in England for three month. At the age of 18, Manuela did a first short documentary film on an orphanage in Kenya. In 2007 she gained her “Abitur” certificate at the Waldorf School in Landsberg am Lech. After travelling in India for three month, Manuela completed a six month internship at the documentary film production company “Filmkraft” in Munich. In the following, she studied Art at the Akademie der Bildenden Künste in Munich from 2009-2011. In 2011 she travelled to India once again and completed the one hour documentary film “Pink Struggle”. Since 2012 Manuela Bastian studies documentary at Filmakademie Baden Württemberg.



2015 WHERE TO; MISS?, Documentary – Writer, Director

2015 PAPA AFRIKA, Documentary – Writer, Director

2013 SANDY LOST IN SPACE, Animation film – Writer, Director, Cinematography

2013 REMIS, Short film – Writer, Director

2011 PINK STRUGGLE, Documentary – Writer, Director, Cinematography