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Maxim Kuphal-Potapenko is a director, screenwriter and copywriter from Berlin. He is co-founder of the creative agency MOLLE&KORN. He works in the commercial field as well as in visual arts. Amongst others he has worked for clients like the European Parliament, the Federal Anti-Discrimination Agency,  the Greenpeace Magazine and BMW.
When Maxim Kuphal-Potapenko was born in Moscow it was still under the Soviet regime. He grew up in Moscow, Berlin, and Warsaw. While Maxim was studying audio-visual Media (BA) in Berlin he dop-ed some awarded works of fiction and documentaries. He was master’s degree student at the Hamburg Media School (MA Film Directing) where he now directed three fiction short-films (‘Eight Months’, ‘Exmun’, ‘Dedowtschina’). His short-films participated in the competitions of  international film festivals like Upsalla, Slamdance, Max Ophüls, First Steps and won numerous awards. Amongst other artist in residencies and international film labs Maxim attended the renowned Script Station at the Berlin Film Festival’s Talents program for further development of his first feature. In 2017 Maxim co-founded MOLLE&KORN, a creative agency exclusively working on social, political and environmental issues.