Francy Fabritz is a Berlin based director and cinematographer.
She was born in 1985 in Dresden (Germany) and spent the first years
of her life in Moscow (Russia) with her parents.
Francy studied "cultural sciences, aesthetics & applied arts" at the University of Hildesheim followed by Cinematography studies at the DFFB - German Film & Television Academy Berlin.
During her studies in Hildesheim she lived for one year in San Francisco/USA and worked in the fields of theatre and documentary film. Since attending DFFB Francy is focusing on fiction film.
Her latest works as director are the short films ETAGE X (2016) and REVOLVO (2019). Both films received „Prädikat Besonders Wertvoll“ (Deutsche Film- und Medienbewertung FBW), had their German premiere at Hof International Film Festival and were selected for the Cannes presentation of Short Tiger Next Generation by German Films. In 2016 ETAGE X celebrated its world premiere at the Locarno Film Festival. Eversince the film has been to over 120 film festivals worldwide and won several awards. The short film REVOLVO is currently touring internationally and nationally at festivals and has already won several awards.
As a cinematographer Francy shot several short films, commercials and one feautre film. Her latest work is the innovative queer talk show TOMORROW TV, a project funded by MBB (Medienboard Berlin Brandenburg) as part of the DIGI.TALE funding program. Her first feature film NICO (2021) as a cinematographer and co-screenwriter celebrated its world premiere at this year's 42nd Film Festival Max Ophüls Preis 2021.
In 2020 she was a member of the Nest Jury at the 68th San Sebastian International Film Festival.
Francy is selected for this year's Berlinale Talents 2021 and currently working on her graduation feature film screenplay.