Hans Robert Eisenhauer

Short Bio.

As commissioning editor for ZDF-ARTE, and Deputy Programme Director and Head of Theme Evenings for ARTE, Hans Robert’s more than 50 theatrical lengths commissions for TV and Cinema include since 1992: Oscar nominated Buena Vista Social Club by Wim Wenders, Oscar-winner Taxi To The Dark Side by Alex Gibney, the Sundance award winners Why We Fight  and The House I Live In by Eugene Jarecki, the acclaimed Up The Yangtze by Yung Chang and Mama Africa by Mika Kaurismäki.  

Hans Robert has also served as director of the Berlin Film Fund and he is member of the European Film Academy, which he helped to create in 1988.
After his retirement from ZDF/ARTE Hans Robert is living in Berlin and running the small film-and TV-production company Ventana-Film GmbH., focused on international documentary-films, including cultural and current affairs TV programs.

His recent German-Syrian coproduction “Return to Homs” had it’s world premiere at IDFA 2013 and received the Grand Jury Prize for the best international documentary film at the Sundance Film-festival 2014.

hre@ventana-film.com and hr-eisenhauer@t-online.de
Tel: +49 30 25432648 Mobile: +49 1733747905
Meinekestrasse 24, D – 10719 Berlin



Film- und Fernsehproduktion mbHHans Robert EisenhauerTel: +49 30 25432468
Meinekestraße 24Theo BaltzMobil: +49 173 3747905
10719 Berlinhre(at)ventana-film.com Impressum