2017  
   
Deutschland 86 Preproduction - prep for actor Alexander Beyer in English, TV series, 2nd season written by Anna LeVine and by Jörg Winger
   
25 km/h Preproduction - prep for actor Lars Eidinger (Irish accent), feature film directed by Markus Goller
   
Looking for Oum Kulthum Dialogue / Dialect Coach in postproduction and ADR for actress Neda Rahmanian (in English) as Mitra, directed by Shirin Neshat, produced by Razor Film
   
Timm Thaler Ernestine Kahn had a cameo appearance as a performer in the music video for feature film Timm Thaler. www.youtube.com/watch?v-qBCHXNgtrik
   
Forget about Nick Dialogue / Dialect Coach in preproduction for actress Tinka Fürst as Antonia (American English), directed by Margarete von Trotta, produced by Heimatfilm.
   
Robin Dialogue / Dialect Coach in preproduction for actress Luisa Wietzorek as Alicia, Internet charity project produced by FilmCrew Media GmbH
   
  The following actors were supported in part by GVL to improve their skills for international productions in English 2016 and 2017: Lea Van Acken, Alexander Khuon, Constantin Lücke, Francois Göske, Matthias Ludwig, Friederike Becht, Max Schimmelpfennig, Arash Marandi, Lea Van Acken.  Also working with singer / actress Katherine Mehrling, Noya Frank, Johanna Wokalek, Katy Karrenbauer, actors Alexander Albrecht and Steve Windolf for future projects in development.  Coach for art historian and curator Andrea Buddensieg who hosted a panel discussion (English) - Potential Spaces - at the Hochschule für Gestaltung, Karlsruhe, Germany.
   

2016

   
Staedel Museum Frankfurt film presentation of permanent collection, hosted by actor Sebastian Blomberg, EK served as Dialogue Director/Dialect Coach for The English version
   
Suspiria horror movie directed by Luca Guadagenino with actress Angela Winkler as Miss Tanner in prep.
   
Netflix Series Sense 8 directed by Lana & Lilli Wachowski, Personal coach in prep for actor Lars Eidinger.
   
Radegund Feature Film directed by Terrence Malick with actor Alexander Fehling as attorney in prep.
The Devil’s Twins Dialogue/Dialect Coach in prep for actor Lars Eidinger as Paul, feature film directed by Lamberto Bava.
   
TV Series Berlin Babylon prep for actress Gloria Endres de Oliveras as Tilly (American accent in English), produced by X Filme Creative Pool Berlin.
British TV Series The Last Kingdom (Season 2) Personal Dialogue/Dialect Coach for actress Peri Baumeister as Danish Princess Gisela.
Three Peaks in preproduction Dialogue/Dialect Coach prepping Actor Alexander Fehling (British accent) for feature film to be directed by Jan Zabeil.
   
The Same Sky / Der gleiche Himmel in postproduction and ADR Dialogue/Dialect Coach for actress Friederike Becht (American accent) on three-part-mini series directed by Oliver Hirschspiegel.
British TV Series SS-GB Personal Dialogue/Dialect Coach for actor Lars Eidinger as SS Officer Huth, directed by Philipp Kadelbach, starring Sam Riley.
Prep for supporting cast: Olivia Gasche as Keyko (in English with Swiss-German accent) for feature film Satu Hari Nanti, Jane Chirwa as Nathalie (American accent) for short film Between Yesterday and Tomorrow, Steve Windolf ( with natural German accent) for TV series Genius, Susanne Wüst as voiceover (American Accent) in a docudrama. Ernestine Kahn is also currently in development for projects with actors Frederike Becht, Anton Pampuschnyy, Peter Zimmermann, Steve Windolf, Hannah Herzsprung, Birte Sebastian, Numan Acar, Pasquale Aleardi, Alexander Fehling, Vladimir Burlakov, Constantin Wenzel, Constantin Lücke, Martin Stange, Peter Foyse, Max Schimmelpfennig, Katy Karrenbauer, and Angela Winkler.

2015

Personal Shopper Dialogue/Dialect consultant to Lars Eidinger as Ingo, feature film directed by Olivier Assayas
Freiheit/Freedom Dialogue Consultant to actress Johanna Wokalek as Nora, including rewrite of English dialogue, feature film directed by Jan Speckenbach
British TV Series SS-GB Personal Dialogue/Dialect Coach for actor Lars Eidinger as SS Officer Huth, directed by Philipp Kadelbach, starring Sam Riley
British Mini-Series Victoria Supervising Dialogue/Dialect Coach for E-Casting, as well as for first and second/final recall, including initial prep for Catherine Flemming as Duchess of Kent
TV Series “Homeland” Dialogue/Dialect Coach for Alexander Fehling as Jonas Hollander
   
The Young Karl Marx Feature Film directed by Raoul Peck (Dialogue/Dialect Coach for Stefan Konarske as Friedrich Engels)
Snowden / SACHA Feature Film directed by Oliver Stone (Dialect Coach for Actor Rhys Ifans, American Accent)
  Ernestine has also worked with actors Alexander Fehling, Christian Friedel, Peter Foyse, Hanno Koffler, Silke Bodenbender, Catherine Flemming, Sonja Kerskes, Lavinia Heilig, and Hannah Herzsprung in prep for international castings and events such as the European Film Awards 2015.
   

2014

New York City: Musical “Chicago” Dialogue/Dialect Coach in prep for actor Pasquale Aleardi's debut on Broadway as the lead "Billy Flynn".
   
TV-Series “Constantine” - The Saint of Last Resorts Dialogue/Dialect Coach to Werner Daehn as "Vicente" in preproduction.
   
Max and Helene Italian-French coproduction and TV movie, directed by Giacomo Battiato (Dialogue/Dialect consultant for actor Hanno Koffler as Hans Berk, British English with German accent).
   
Matilda Feature film directed by Aleksey Uchitel (Dialogue/Dialect consultant for actor Lars Eidinger as Nicolas II., British English).
   
Girl on Ice / Mädchen im Eis Produced by X Filme Creative Pool Berlin, directed by Stefan Krohmer (On-Set dialogue/dialect coach for leading actress Lucie Heinze, leading actors Aleksei Guskov and Anton Pampushny, and for actors Eugen Bal, Yuri Kolokolnikov and Alexander Slobodyanik).
   
The Girl King Produced by Starhaus, feature film directed by Mika Kaurismäki (Dialogue consultant to actor Peter Lohmeyer as Bishop of Stockholm).
Kalte Tage Produced by Ester.Reglin.Film, directed by Sebastian Ko (Dialogue consultant to leading actor Mehdi Nebbou as Paul Vogler).
Zeit der Zimmerbrände TV-Movie produced by POLYPHON, directed by Vivian Naefe (Dialogue consultant to actress Jeanette Hain as Eve).
Ernestine Kahn prepped Alexander Fehling as Ollie (in English) for feature film “Atomic Falaffel” directed by Dror Shaul. And Marian Meder (Swedish accent in German) as Braström for TV comedy “Küstennebel” directed by Jochen Alexander Freydank, as well as Peri Baumeister, Heike Hanold-Lynch, Alexandra Kallweit, Mehdi Nebbou, Lise Olsen and Arndt Schwering-Sohnrey in English for international castings.
   

2013

   
Age of Cannibals / Zeit der Kannibalen Produced by Studio.TV. Berlin, directed by Johannes Naber, personal dialogue/dialect coach to actor Devid Striesow and Sebastian Blomberg. Critics (selected): „Johannes Naber’s sophomore feature that’s entirely set in a series of hotel rooms and convincingly slides from high-stakes drama into wry satire. …the actors are all in perfect form" The Hollywood Reporter „The brilliant machine gun-like dialogue script reveals provocative content through a barrage of outrageously hilarious jokes. …Age of Cannibals is a sophomore sensation.” Goethe-Institut
   
Radical Evil / Das radikal Böse Documentary directed by Stefan Ruzowitzky. Ernestine Kahn served as dialogue coach in prep and during ADR for voiceovers in English of actors Volker Bruch, Alexander Fehling, Simon Schwarz, Martin Brambach, Hanno Koffler, Benno Fuermann, Lenn Kudrjawizki, Devid Striesow, Arndt Schwering-Sohnrey, Steffen Groth, Sebastian Urzendowsky. Winner of the Avner Shalev-Yad Vashem Chairman’s Award for Artistic Achievement in Holocaust-Related Film / International Filmfestival Jerusalem 2014. Jury remarks: The film turns the issue of mass murder during the Holocaust?and the behavior of the murderers into a matter relevant to viewers today.?Through a clever combination of archival footage,?dramatic sequences, and interviews,?the director reveals the inner makeup of "regular people"?who became murderers.
The Invitation (working title) Short film in development written by producer-actor Stefan Ziller. Dialogue consultant for the English version.
The Companion German-Danish coproduction-feature film directed by Samanou Sahlstrom. Personal dialogue coach to actress Johanna Wokalek as "Julia" in English.
The Jerusalem Syndrome TV movie directed by Dror Zahavi, dialogue consultant to female lead Joerdis Triebel as Ruth Gaertner.
Field of Lost Shoes Feature film directed by Sean McNamara, dialogue/dialect coach in prep for Werner Daehn as General Franz Sigel.
Orlando Radio Play produced by Bayrischer Rundfunk prepped actress Vera Weisbrod as Virginia Woolf citing original quotes in British English.
The Dog Wedding Feature film directed by James Lefkowitz , dialogue/dialect coach in preproduction for female lead Rosalie Thomass as Ulrike Schmidt.
The Heavy Water War Norwegian-Swedish-British mini series directed by Per-Olav Sorensen, prepping actress Peri Baumeister in preproduction as Elisabeth Schuhmacher-Heisenberg
Bella Casa German TV series. Dialect coach for actor Marian Meder.
   
Prep for international castings:  
   
Sergei Eisenstein feature film directed by Peter Greenaway, prepped for E-Casting and follow up meeting with director
37 Days TV Series for BBC
The Quest TV Series for ABC
The Team TV German- Norwegian Coproduction
The Borgias TV series
Fury Feature Film
Edeka Commercial
Crossing Lines TV series
Hieroglyph American TV series, part Ambrose
  Ernestine Kahn worked on demand with actors Hannah Herzsprung, Joerdis Triebel, Johanna Wokalek, Natalia Avelon, Clemens Schick, Susan Hoecke, Stephanie Lexer, Judith Hoersch, Armin Dillenberger, Arndt Schwering-Sohnrey, Maren Scheel, Peri Baumeister, Alexander Fehling, Werner Daehn, Hanno Koffler, Franziska Wulf, and Numan Acar.

2012

Posthumous Personal Dialogue/Dialect Coach to actor Alexander Fehling as Eric Alder in preproduction for feature film directed by Lulu Wang.
Restless Worked with Alexander Fehling as Karl-Heinz in preproduction for 2-part mini-series for BBC 2, starring Charlotte Rampling, directed by Edward Hall.
Edith Worked with actress Sunnyi Melles as Anna Reinach on feature film project in preproduction, written by Joshua Sinclair.
The Girl from Nagasaki Prep work with Clemens Schick as Prince Yamadori in preproduction for feature film.
Deadly Art Radio Play (Radio Tatort) for Suedwestfunk featuring actress Ernestine Kahn as "Ann Fielding", broadcast in September 13x at all ARD radio stations within Germany.
 
In Your Dreams German-Australian TV Series, coproduction with German Channel ARD, prep work with actress Peggy Lukac as Mayor Mikula.
 
Vijay and I Feature film directed by Sam Garbarski, coproduction between le chien et le loup, samsa and pandora. On-Set Dialogue/Dialect Coach for leading actor Moritz Bleibtreu.
   
The Berlin File / The Beautiful Spy Consultant for casting and prep in English to actor Pasquale Aleardi as Dagan on feature film “The Berlin File”, German-Korean co-production, as well as for actress Valerie Niehaus and actor Nolan Huntley on TV movie “The Beautiful Spy.”
   
  EK prepped actors in English for the casting of the following international coproductions:
   
Every Thing Will Be Fine directed by Wim Wenders
Wikileaks directed by Bill Condon
The Three Musketeers British TV Series
Anna Karenina German-Italian Mini Series
The Monuments Men  
Crossing Lines TV series, Tandem Communications
Luther British TV series
In Berlin German-Korean feature film
The Grand Budapest Hotel Feature film to be directed by Wes Anderson
Short Stories Independent feature
   
Say It In English A one-day seminar for management of EBSCO Information Services and Publishing for Central and Eastern European office in Berlin.
Accent reduction, dialogue and dialect coaching in prep with actors Hannah Herzsprung, Natalie Alison, Caroline Thiele, Aykut Kayacik, Kai Schumann, Hannes Wegener, Anjorka Strechel, Susan Hoecke, and Armin Dillenberger.
   
  Prep work for future international coproductions to be shot in English, with grant recipients actors Alexander Fehling, Peri Baumeister, Natalia Avelon, and Werner Daehn, supported by the Department for Continual Education, German Federal Filmboard / Deutsche Filmförderungs­anstalt.
   

2011

 
   
Escape from Tibet / Zwischen Himmel und Erde Prepped for and supervised in ADR actress Hannah Herzsprung, translated and rewrote narration for her part as “Johanna,” produced by Kickfilm Munich.
   
Hplus Digital Series Prepped Hannah Herzsprung as “Manta,” script written by John Cabrera and Cosimo De Tommaso
   
Strike Back Prepped actress Natalia Avelon for casting, in preproduction and supervised her in ADR as “Marianna” for British TV Series, episodes 7,8,9 produced by Left Bank Pictures London for HBO and Sky.
   
Hommage an Max Reinhardt Salzburg Festival 2011 Prepped actor Clemens Schick for Reading in English, presented by Montblanc in Castle Leopoldskron.
   
Geography of the Heart The Child Worked with Clemens Schick in prep as “Felix,” feature film directed by David Allain, and as “Dectective Brandmann,” feature film directed by Zoltan Bacs.
   
  Preparation for castings of international productions
Passion feature film “Passion” directed by Brian de Palma,
Missing ABC TV Series “Missing,”
Mary Two-Part Miniseries “Mary” directed by Giacomo Campiotti.
   
Die Kirche bleibt im Dorf Prepped actor Hans-Joerg Frey as “Mr. Jones” (American Accent) for independent feature film directed by Ulrike Grote, Fortune Cookie Filmproduction.
   
Munich 72 Personal coach to Pasquale Aleardi as “Andre Spitzer” in preproduction for TV movie “Munich 72” produced by teamworx/ZDF.
 
  Personal coach to Natalia Avelon, Kris Kiehling on accent reduction and Markus von Lingen (British accent).
   
Emil Bernhard Cohn Filmmaker Ernestine Kahn presented her docudrama project on Rabbi and playwright Emil Bernhard Cohn at the Jewish Museum in Berlin on March 13th, 2011.
   
Berlinale 2011 Berlin Film Festival, coproduction market, member of panel on Coproductions in English with producer Marco Mehlitz (Lago Films), and Tolke Palm (postproduction Kinowelt).
   
The Heavenly Mandate Script consultant for movie script (in English) of feature film “The Heavenly Mandate,” novel by Erwin Wickert, screenplay by Wolfram Wickert.
   
  Speech coach for management of international corporation Veolia (umweltservice), members (below-the-line) of film production company Rialto Film, as well as for mediator/lawyer Juliane Ade, Dresden Conference 2011.
   
2010/11 Consultant to director Brigitte Maria Mayer for casting on “Der Wohnort Gottes” (English version)
   
   

2010

 

 

Johanna Wokalek received the Jupiter Award as Best Actress and Joerdis Triebel was nominated as Best Supporting Actress for the German Film Award in feature film Pope Joan.
   
Emil Bernhard Cohn Ongoing work on a documentary film on Emil Bernhard Cohn (1881-1948), Rabbi and playwright. On November 16th, 2010 Ernestine Kahn was invited as a speaker on her work-in-progress/film project about Rabbi and playwright Emil Bernhard Cohn in connection with the exhibition “We were Neighbors” at Berlin's Rathaus Schoeneberg (Golden Room).
   
Escape from Tibet / Zwischen Himmel und Erde Prep work with Hannah Herzsprung (accent reduction, dialect and dialogue coaching) for part “Johanna” in feature film “Escape from Tibet,” produced by Kick Film, directed by Maria Blumencron.
   
  Prep work for castings of international coproductions with actors Natalia Avelon, Pasquale Aleardi and Markus von Lingen.
   
Will Prep work with Kris Kiehling (accent reduction and dialect coaching) for part “Alek” in feature film “Will,” produced by Strangelove Films, directed by Ellen Perry.
   
Sprung über's Herz – Emil Bernhard Cohn Ongoing work on a documentary film on Emil Bernhard Cohn (1881-1948), Rabbi and playwright.

2009

 

 

Prep work with Clemens Schick as host for the competition section of the Berlinale 2009.
Prep work for casting of international feature films and TV projects in English with actors Matthias Schweighöfer, Anna Maria Mühe, Pasquale Aleardi, Nina Kronjäger, Sinta Weisz and Luisa Wietzorek.
Pope Joan / Die Päpstin (2008) Dialogue coach for feature film and mini series directed by Soenke Wortmann, principal cast: Johanna Wokalek, John Goodman, David Wenham, Iain Glen, Anatole Taubman, Alexander Held, Claudia Michelsen, Christian Redl. Responsible for more than 70 actors, including the female lead. Constantin Film.
   
The Countess (2008) Dialogue coach for feature film directed by Julie Delpy, principal cast: Julie Delpy, Daniel Brühl, Anamaria Marinca, William Hurt, Anna Maria Mühe, Sebastian Blomberg, Jeanette Hain.
Sturm / Storm (2008) Prep work with Anamaria Marinca for feature film written and directed by Hans Christian Schmid; part of Mira.
   
Schweitzer (2008) Prep work with Jeanette Hain in preproduction of feature film on Albert Schweitzer, directed by Gavin Millar, part of daughter. NFP Berlin.
   
Shoot the Duke (2008) Upstairs (2008) Prep work with actor Matthias Dietrich for part in two TV movies.
 
  Prep work with Anna Maria Mühe for episode of British TV series “The Bill.”
   
  Prep work with Jeanette Hain as talk show hostess for presentation of designer Vera Wang at Berlin department store KdW, May 2008.
   
  Prep work for castings in English with actors Vincenz Kiefer, Claudia Michelsen, and Sebastian Blomberg.
Valkyrie (2007) Dialect coach for this feature film directed by Bryan Singer, principal cast: Tom Cruise, Kenneth Brannagh, Terence Stamp, Tom Wilkerson, Bill Nighy, Christian Berkel, Matthias Schweighöfer, and others.
Night Train (2007) Prep work with Matthias Schweighoefer as “Frankie” for feature film directed by Brian King.
Fast Track (2007) Dialogue director for this two hour movie pilot, directed by Axel Sand, executive producer and writer Lee Goldberg, principal cast: Pasquale Aleardi, Erin Cahill, and Andrew Young.
Vivienne Westwood - Berliner Lektionen (2007) Dialogue coach for Gedeon Burkhard, scenic reading, Renaissance Theater, Berlin, Nov. 2007
Speed Racer (2007) The International (2007) The Reader (2007) Prep work for casting of these feature films.
Various TV Projects (2007) Prep work with model/actress Eva Padberg for voiceover in an animation film and with actress Katarina Medvedeva for part in a German TV movie.
Bewitching Love (2006, in development) Screenplay by Helma Sanders-Brahms, based on Li Ang's “Bewitching Love“: collaboration on the dialogues and stage direction of the American-English version of the screenplay.
 
Mystic of Modernity – Ernst Barlach (2006) Dialogue coach and director, translation and adaptation for the English version of the documentary narrated by Mario Adorf and Leslie Malton.
Bob's Not Gay (in pre-production, 2006) Dialogue coach (for Julia Jentsch), directed by Jane Spencer starring Irène Jacob and John Lynch.
Baltic Storm (2002–2003) Dialogue coach, directed by Reuben Leder starring Jürgen Prochnow, Greta Scacchi, and Dieter Laser.
   
Resident Evil (2001) Dialogue und dialect coach, directed by Paul Anderson starring Mila Jovovich, Colin Salmon, Pasquale Aleardi, and James Purefoy.
   
Hart´s War (2001) Dialect und dialogue coach, directed by Gregory Hoblit starring Bruce Willis, Colin Farrell, and Marcel Iures.
   
Two in Tails (2000) Dialogue coach, directed by Christian Stahl starring Sam Weber and Al Desio.
   
Obsession (1996) Dialogue coach, directed by Peter Sehr starring Heike Makatsch, Charles Berling, and Daniel Craig.
   
Terror Stalks the Class Reunion (1991) Dialogue coach, directed by Clive Donner starring Jennifer Beals, Werner Stocker, Kate Nelligan, and Geraint Wyn Davies.
   
The Rosegarden (1989) Dialogue coach and screenplay adaptation, directed by Fons Rademacher starring Liv Ullmann, Maximilian Schell, and Peter Fonda.
   
Judgment in Berlin (1987) Dialogue coach, directed by Leo Penn starring Martin Sheen, Sam Wanamaker, and Sean Penn.
   
Possession (1980) Dialogue coach, directed by Andrzej Zulawski starring Isabelle Adjani (best actress, Film Festival Cannes 1982) and Sam Neill.
   
Charlotte (1980) Dialogue coach, directed by Frans Weisz starring Birgit Doll (Best Actress, Bavarian Award 1980) and Derek Jacobi.
   
Quartett (1980) Dialogue coach, directed by Joel Silberg starring Sascha Hehn.
   
The Green Bird (1979) Dialogue coach, 2. assistant director and script supervisor, directed by Istvan Szabo starring Hannelore Elsner and Peter Andorai.

Television (Selected)

   
   
Berlin Break (1992 – 1993) Dialogue director, 26 episodes, starring Nicolas Clay. Columbia Tristar / RTL.
   
Little People (1989) Dialogue coach and screenplay adaptation, mini series, directed by Cinzia Torrini starring Leslie Malton and Steven Brennan. Ziegler Film.

Television (Selected)

Berlin Break (1992 – 1993) Dialogue director, 26 episodes, starring Nicolas Clay. Columbia Tristar / RTL.
Little People (1989) Dialogue coach and screenplay adaptation, mini series, directed by Cinzia Torrini starring Leslie Malton and Steven Brennan. Ziegler Film.

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