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Lea Becker was born in 1985 in Munich, Germany.
In 2009 she graduated with a BA in Graphic Design from Central Saint Martins, College of Art and Design (University of the Arts London). During her studies she spent an exchange semester at the Cooper Union in New York in the Fine Arts programme.

After graduation she moved back to Munich to set up her own graphic design studio, working in branding, illustration and strategy design.

In 2012 Lea began studying documentary filmmaking at the University of Television and Film Munich. In 2015/16 she received their Media Arts Scholarship funded by the Kirch Foundation and Regina Hesselberger for her documentary web-series TRUE STORIES which she developed with her partner Rodolfo Silveira with whom she founded the production company OK KOSMOS FILM.

Lea is a scholar of the Heinrich-Böll-Foundation, her films have been invited to numerous international festivals, such as Film Festival Max Ophüls Preis, Stockholm International Film Festival, Hof International Film Festival and many others.

Lea continues to work as a freelance graphic designer and film maker for a wide range of clients and agencies, such as:

Bayerischer Rundfunk
Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen
Bayerisches Staatsministerium für Bildung und Kultus, Wissenschaft und Kunst
Expolab, agency for advanced communication and design, Munich
Heinemann Kommunikation, Kommunikationsagentur, München & London
IDEO, international design agency, London & Munich
Iris, intl. marketing agency, London
Megaherz, film production company, Munich
Museumspädagogisches Zentrum München
Stiftung Pinakothek der Moderne München
Sunday in Bed, interiors and clothing store, Munich
Virtual Identity, web marketing agency, Munich
Zibert + Friends, event agency, Munich

Filmography (selection)
2017
JENNY“, short fiction, 30 min.,

2016
TRUE STORIES*WORKERS“, online documentary-series
TRUE STORIES*MÜNCHEN“, online documentary-series
TRUE STORIES*BERLIN“, online documentary-series
TRUE STORIES*JAPAN“, online documentary-series

2015
TRUE STORIES*NEW YORK“, online documentary-series
The Right Kind Of Love“, documentary, 45 min.

2013
Swear“, documentary, 12 Min., online audience award, intl. Filmfestival Stockholm

2009
„Fridolin“, documentary, 7 Min.

2008
„Two Cities“, experimental film, 5 Min.

Internships
International Trend Institute, Durban, South Africa,
IDEO, intl. design agency, London and Munich
Konstantin Grcic, Industrial Design, Munich
BMW, Innovation centre, Munich, 2000
et al.