Tom Fröhlich was born an raised at the Baltic Sea in the city of Rostock in Northern Germany. After his graduation from high school he moved to Leipzig to complete a training as a media designer for sound and motion pictures at the Central German Broadcasting, MDR.

Tom Fröhlich studied motion pictures at the University of Darmstadt with a focus on documentary film. His graduation film Ink of Yam won the Hessian Film Award 2017 and was premiered at the International Hof Film Festival 2017.

Now working out of Leipzig, Tom puts his creative forces into documentarys and several other media projects.

Awards, Nominations and Recognition

2018 – Ink of Yam / Astra Filmfestival – Winner Docschool competition

2017 – Ink of Yam / Hessischer Filmpreis – Best Student Movie

2017 – Ink of Yam / 51. Hofer Filmtage – official selection & documentary competition

2016 – Das perfekte Schwarz / Kontaktpreis der MDM – best Pitch

2015 – Das perfekte Schwarz / Empfang der Filmhochschulen auf der Berlinale – best Pitch

2015 – Pardies irgendwo in Brandenburg / Oder Neisse Film Festival – official selection

2015 – Pardies irgendwo in Brandenburg / Grenzlandfilmtage Selb – official selection


Echo Online – about Ink of Yam:                    http://bit.ly/2gnW36P

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