film director – writer – cameraman
Childhood in the Netherlands, youth in Southern Germany and Hamburg.
After his social service, he studies German and French literature and Media Culture at Tübingen, Paris and Hamburg universities (including a dissertation on the films of Krzysztof Kieslowski).
2001/02 Participant of the Atelier Ludwigsburg / Paris, a one-year training programme for budding European film producers.
Since 2006, as well as working on his own films as a writer and director, Matthias Luthardt has regularly taught at film schools and cultural institutions in Germany and abroad.
He is represented by the agency ABOVE THE LINE and a member of the European Film Academy.