Ella Dreyfus of Sydney is the Writer, Director and Narrator of Dreyfus Drei. She is an award-winning photographer and a multi-disciplinary artist with exhibitions in Germany, France, Canada and Australia; Ella holds a Doctorate in Fine Arts from the University of NSW and is an academic at the National Art School, Sydney. Her exhibition Walking in Wiesbaden was held at the Aktives Museum Spiegelgasse für Deutsche Jüdisches Geschichte in Wiesbaden. Ella won the Olive Cotton Award for Photographic Portraiture and was a finalist in the Bowness Photography Award, Blake Prize for Religious Art, Australian Photographic Award, Ulrick and Schubert Photography Award and Head On Portrait Prize. She was Artist-in-Residence at the Cite Internationale des Artes, Paris, France, the Banff Research in Culture Visual Arts Banff, Canada and the Bellevue-Saal Kunsthaus in Wiesbaden, Germany. Dreyfus Drei is her first documentary film.
Janis Westphal of Berlin is the Co-Director and Co-Producer of Dreyfus Drei, which he worked on from conception to completion. He is the founder of Sevenpeaks Film Production Company, and his film Bolzmann was an official selection of the International Film Festival, Emden-Norderney, Germany, Univerciné Nantes, France and 3in1 Film Festival, Portugal.
Ute Freund of Berlin is the Director of Photography for all cinematography undertaken in Germany. Dreyfus Drei was shot on location in Berlin, Wiesbaden and Wuppertal, Germany in August 2021.
PETER FALK ACS
Peter Falk ACS of Melbourne is the Director of Photography for all cinematography undertaken in Australia. Dreyfus Drei was shot on location in Sydney and Melbourne, Australia in March, 2021.
Melanie Lischker of Berlin is the Editor for Dreyfus Drei and a Script Consultant. She is an award-winning filmmaker, and her documentary feature film Life on Tape won the Competition Documentary Film Award at the 2021 Kitzbühel Film Festival in Austria.
Jonathan Dreyfus, formerly of Melbourne, currently of Berlin, is a Composer, Producer and Musician, who along with Amy Andersen and Tori Newberry, developed, arranged and performed his father George Dreyfus’s original music for the soundtrack of Dreyfus Drei. He is a co-founder of Stare Crazy, an independent group of composers, sound designers and mixers working at Funkhaus, Berlin.
Nicole Ma of Melbourne is the Co-Producer of Dreyfus Drei, responsible for the Australian film shoots in Sydney and Melbourne. She is the Director and Producer of the award-winning documentary feature film Putuparri and the Rainmakers.