Christian Ricken - Director
Christian Ricken Christian is a passionate traveller and a huge football fan. But he found his true love in creating humorous moving images. The idea to tell a story that is able to evoke emotions by using everything the creative department has to offer has been fascinating to him ever since. Christian completed film school and master class in Munich. He wrote and directed two comedies and edited numerous commercial films. Concept work is one of his key skills. His passion for storytelling in combination with his special sense of humor led to many award winning projects.
Website
Specialities
Commercials • Corporate Films • Short Films
Styles
Humour • Visual effects • Kids • Storytelling
Languages
German • English
Vita
  • Porsche "Earl Hernest IV"Porsche "Earl Hernest IV" Porsche "Earl Hernest IV" • Commercial • Car • Storytelling • Humour
  • Visit Dubai "Friday Night" DCVisit Dubai "Friday Night" DC Visit Dubai "Friday Night" DC • Commercial • Tourism • Storytelling • Humour
  • Kartensicherheit.de "PIN Bootcamp"Kartensicherheit.de "PIN Bootcamp" Kartensicherheit.de "PIN Bootcamp" • Commercial • Business • Humour • Storytelling • Dialog
  • Hofbräu "Outer Space"Hofbräu "Outer Space" Hofbräu "Outer Space" • Commercial • Visual effects • Humour • Storytelling
  • Let's start today "Sweaty Santa"Let's start today "Sweaty Santa" Let's start today "Sweaty Santa" • Commercial • Storytelling • Humour • Kids • Visual effects
  • Happy Dog "Katze"Happy Dog "Katze" Happy Dog "Katze" • Commercial • Animals • Humour
  • MAN Tested to the Limit "Outlaw Crew"MAN Tested to the Limit "Outlaw Crew" MAN Tested to the Limit "Outlaw Crew" • Commercial • Car • Humour • Storytelling
  • Astra "Mutti"Astra "Mutti" Astra "Mutti" • Commercial • Comedy
  • Happy Dog "Wagenheber"Happy Dog "Wagenheber" Happy Dog "Wagenheber" • Commercial • Animals • Humour
  • Paulaner "True Love"Paulaner "True Love" Paulaner "True Love" • Commercial • Beverage • Humour
  • Visit Dubai "Layers" DCVisit Dubai "Layers" DC Visit Dubai "Layers" DC • Commercial • Tourism • Kids • Humour
  • STMUV Bayern "Motorrad-Oma"STMUV Bayern "Motorrad-Oma" STMUV Bayern "Motorrad-Oma" • Commercial • Humour • Action • Storytelling
  • MAN Tested to the Limit "Wild Maniacs"MAN Tested to the Limit "Wild Maniacs" MAN Tested to the Limit "Wild Maniacs" • Commercial • Car • Kids • Humour
  • Bayern Tourismus&Marketing "Panorama"Bayern Tourismus&Marketing "Panorama" Bayern Tourismus&Marketing "Panorama" • Commercial • Humour • People
  • Smartmobil "Tischkicker"Smartmobil "Tischkicker" Smartmobil "Tischkicker" • Commercial • Technic • Sport • 2D/3D • Celebrity
Productions

Commercials
Astra • B2RUN • Bayerisches Staatsministerium für Umwelt und Verbraucherschutz • Bayern Tourismus & Marketing GmbH • Ehrmann • Hallo München • Hallo Weekend • Happy Cats • Happy Dogs • HISTORY Deutschland • Hofbräu • Kartensicherheit • Let’s start today • MAN • Paulaner • Porsche • Pro7 • Smartmobil • Visit Dubai

Editor
A&E Germany • American Express • Cisco Systems • Hassia • Paramount • REWE

Short Films
"Schwitzkasten" • "Burger Deluxe"

Awards

2017 2x GOLD + 1 x BRONZE for Bad Pets "Happy Dog + Cat" at Spotlight Festival
GOLD MEDAL - Golden Award of Montreaux
2x GOLD Spotlight Festival
GOLD - World Media Festival
1st PRIZE Porsche Award
WINNER Best Commercial Kurzundschön
WINNER Climate Clip Award
WINNER Shorts at Moonlight
WINNER Hofbräu Trophy
WINNER Audience Award - Filmkunstfest M.V.
SILVER Spotlight Festival
2nd PRIZE Fescurts Comedy Festival
BRONZE Spotlight Festival
Art Director’s Club (ADC) Germany - Award
Seal of Approval - German Film Rating Board (FBW)
Nominee Best International Short – Doyle Film Festival
Nominee German Commercial Award