bild Bio-Filmography - Brigitte Kornetzky


Awards and Recognition

2011 Nomination Prix de Soleure for God No Say So, documentary, (88 min)

2010 „ Mögen Ihre Filmproduktionen den Menschen helfen, die Würde der menschlichen Person anzuerkennen, und den Frieden und die Gerechtigkeit zwischen den Völkern zu fördern.“ Der Vatikan, Papst Benedictus XVI, Staatssekretariat Vatikanstadt, für God No Say So 

2010  „Your film productions shall be of help to the humanity, to acknowledge the human dignity of the single person, and furthermore encourage to peace and justice between nations.“ The Vatikan, Pope Benedictus XVI, Secretary of the State of the Vatikan for God No Say So (88 min) 2011 Nomination Prix de Soleure 

2010 Special mention of the 5th Monaco Charity Filmfestival for The Outstanding Spirit of God No Say So, Sierra Leone 

Work and Films 

2016 Where the Elephant Sleeps (99 min), documentary film, India (origin), Switzerland  

2014   President and Founder of Elefanten in Not 

Since Feb. 2014  Honorable Ambassador for Captive Elephants, Fiapo, India.  

2012 Imagine, The Sky (83min) Sierra Leone (origin), documentary film, Switzerland 

2011 God No Say So (88min), documentary film, Sierra Leone (origin), Nomination Prix de Soleure  

2007 President and Founder of the Charity  A Grain of Change for blind children in Sierra Leone, Africa. 

2004 Mirrors and Prayers, Iran during the Iraq war, documentary, part 1 (54min), and part 2 (70min), Iran (origin), New Mexico 

2004 Timeflakes (87min), documentary film, DVD, Italy, Switzerland, Germany (origin), Switzerland


Education and Stipends 

1995 - 1996 classical singing studies at the Metropolitan Opera New York, with Candice Götz and Oren Brown, New York, USA 

1994/1995 Stipend at the Edward Albee Foundation, Long Island, New York, USA 

1995 Book published, named „Buchwerke“ at the Berlin Library of State, Science Edition, Prussian Cultural Heritage, Preuss. Kulturbesitz, Dr. Ludwig Reichert Edition, ISBN 3-88226-826-3 

1994 Stipend of the Federal Ministry of Art and Science, Vienna, Austria 

1988 - 1992 Classical singing and opera studies, Musik Academy Kassel, Germany 

1979 - 1986 Studies of visual arts, art science and philosophy, University Gesamthochschule Kassel

 attending photo-and film classes, a sculpting class, a.o. Diploma first degree. 

1978 - 1979 Two semester of legal science, Friedrich-Alexander University, Erlangen, Germany