Florian Schneider


Filmmaker Florian Schneider has been working for German television since 1999, including for ARD, ZDF, WDR, ARTE, RTL and Vox. As director and author of documentaries such as "Wir tanken Regenwald - die Lüge vom Ökodiesel" (WDR, 2016), "Kann das Elektroauto die Umwelt retten?" (ARD, 2019 - co-written by Valentin Thurn), "Ich bin besonders - mein Leben mit dem Downsyndrom" (VOX, 2020 - co-written by Sascha Gröhl) and "Deutschland und der Klimawandel - die Fakten von Harald Lesch" (ZDF, 2020), he likes to deal a lot with social, sustainability and environmental issues.
Born in Cologne in 1975, his professional career includes studies in politics, modern history and theater, film and television studies at the University of Cologne, as well as training as an editor at DuMont Verlag. Florian Schneider has lived in the U.S. and speaks fluent English. He has work experience in Germany, Spain, France, Portugal, Austria, Switzerland, Sweden, Czech Republic, Lithuania, U.S.A., Cuba and Canada.

ZDFzeit Deutschland und der Klimawandel
Best Science Film 2021