Francy Fabritz is a Berlin based filmmaker.
Her films deal with queer-feminist topics in humorous narratives.
Francy was born in Dresden (Germany) and spent the first years of her life in Moscow (Russia) with her parents.
After graduating in "cultural studies and aesthetic practice" at the University of Hildesheim, Francy studied at the German Film and Television Academy Berlin (DFFB).
During her studies in Hildesheim she spent one year in San Francisco/USA and worked in the fields of theatre and documentary film.
Since attending DFFB, Francy has been focussing on narrative film and started to write screenplays.
Her short films ETAGE X (2016) and REVOLVO (2019) were screened at Cannes, Locarno, Hof and Clermont-Ferrand,
among others, and were awarded the "Prädikat Besonders Wertvoll" (German Film and Media Rating FBW).
Both films were screened at over 120 festivals worldwide and won several awards.
NICO (2021) is her first feature-length film as director of photography and co-screenwriter. The film
premiered at the 42nd Film Festival Max Ophüls Prize 2021.
Among several awards NICO is nominee for the German Academy Award 2022 for best lead actress.
In 2020, Francy was a member of the Nest Jury at the 68th San Sebastian International Film Festival.
In 2021 she was selected for the Berlinale Talents.
Her recent work as a cinematographer includes the innovative queer talk show TOMORROW TV, a project funded by Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, as well as films for the artists Padraig Robinson, Dominique Hurth and Shu Lea Cheang.
Francy is currently writing the screenplay for her directorial debut film, which will be shot in 2023.