Hartmann, Siegfried


Siegfried Hartmann was born on October 15, 1927 in Liegnitz (now Poland). He studied directing at the DEFA Studio for Young Filmmakers from 1949 to 1951. In 1952, he joined the Studio for Popular Science Films, where he directed about twenty documentaries.


From 1952 to 1955, Hartmann was also an assistant director on feature film projects, working with Kurt Maetzig and Slatan Dudow, among others. He formally joined the DEFA Studio for Feature Films in 1957 and directed his first feature film, Fiete im Netz. Thereafter, Hartmann directed many children’s films and television productions.



1978 Schneeweißchen und Rosenrot (Snow White and Rose Red)
1972 Der kleine Kommandeur (The Little Commander)
1968 12 Uhr mittags kommt der Boß (The Boss Will Be Here at Noon)
1966 Flucht ins Schweigen (Flight into Silence)
1964 Die goldene Gans (The Golden Goose)
1962 Das verhexte Fischerdorf (The Cursed Fishing Village)
1960 Hatifa
1959 Das Feuerzeug (The Tinderbox)
1957 Fiete im Netz  (Fiete in the Net


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