ROBERT CIBIS & LILIAN FRANCK, Directors
Lilian Franck has been producing and directing films for the international market for the past ten years. In 2003 she and Robert Cibis were the recipients of the German-French journalists’ "Next Generation“ prize. Their documentary film Human Capital was sold in five countries. PianoMania is her second feature length film, after Jesus loves You. She studied at the Film Academy in Baden Württemberg in Germany, the Grande Ecole Le Fresnoy – Studio National des Arts Contemporains in Paris and within the framework of the Discovery Campus Masterschool.
Robert Cibis is a producer and director of documentary and theatrical films. In 2007 he was awarded the Ekotopfilm prize for the two-part documentary film Disgustingly Healthy. He studied European film production in the Masterclass of the German-French Film Academy at the Femis in Paris and at the Film Academy in Baden-Württemberg after having previously studied the Art and Science of Film in Rome and received a Master’s degree at the Sorbonne Nouvelle in Paris.