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Roland Reber

author & director, camera, producer


„Unique in the landscape of german cinema … the german cinema-buddha – Roland Reber.“ (Süddeutsche Zeitung, Hans Schifferle)


„Roland Reber: An Institution in directing."

To say that Roland Reber is an exceptional director would be describing him half-heartedly. For the man is himself a lesson to the entire fraternity of world cinema.“

(Hindustan Times)


Roland Reber is the director and writer of the newest feature film by wtp international called „Illusion“ (Drama), which will have its german theatrical release in january 2014.


After finishing his acting school in Bochum/Germany in the 70ies, Roland Reber worked as actor, writer and director at theatres such as Bochum, Essen, Düsseldorf, Zürich, Kingston/Jamaica, New Delhi etc. He has written more than 20 theatre plays and scripts as well as texts and poems.

In 1981 he founded the Theatre Institute and worked as director, author and actor. He was Head of the World Theatre Project (in the framework of the Decade for Cultural Development of the UNESCO and UN), which he founded in 1989 and worked, as director and author in Cairo, Mexico and the Caribbean. He was teacher for acting and directing among others in Moscow and the Caribbean. For wtp international GmbH he works as a director and author. In 2003 his feature films the room, Pentamagica and The Dark Side of our Inner Space were shown at the Calcutta International Film Festival in a Roland Reber section, in May 2007 The „Roland Reber Films“ Box with these three films was released on DVD in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.


Roland Reber is director and writer of the new wtp international feature film "The truth of the lie" (2011), which will have it's german theatrical release in april 2012.

Roland Reber is also director and writer behind the erotic drama „angels with dirty wings (2009), the colorful media spectacle „My dream or Loneliness never walks alone“ (2007) as well as the erotic-drama „24 / 7 -  The Passion of Life“ (2006) a provocative and poetic journey through the wold of sexuality, obsession and loneliness, which was shown one whole year in german and austrian cinemas

2009 his films the roomPentamagicaThe Dark Side of our Inner Space, 24/7 The Passion of Life, My dream or Loneliness never walks alone and angel with dirty wings  were shown at the International Filmfestival of India, Goa in a Roland Reber special tribute.

In November 2009 there was a Roland Reber-Retrospective with six of his films at the renowned 40th International Film Festival of India (IFFI), Goa.

From 2003 to 2007 Roland Reber was the official representative of the Cairo International Film festival in Germany and the representative of the Damascus International Film festival for Europe. He was a member of the jury at the Fantasportas IFF 2008 in Portugal, the SITGES international Film Festival 2007 in Spain, the IFF in Alexandria/ Egypt in 2003, the IFF Dhaka/Bangladesh in 2004 and the Cairo IFF for Children in 2003.