top of page

The Sugar Witch


The Sugar Witch: The classic fairy tale of Hansel and Gretel but with a twist.

Director Biography - Maximillian Gebhardt, Leif Eduard Eisenberg

Vita of Leif Eduard Eisenberg Born on April 23, 2001 in Hausham, Germany • Since September 2020 screenwriting student at the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg GmbH • Three-month internship at the production company Securitel and the German crime editorial department (Aktenzeichen XY, Vorsicht Falle) • Guest student for screenwriting at the HFF Munich in the academic year 2018/ 2019 • High school graduation in summer 2018 at the "Gabriel von Seidl Gymnasium Bad Tölz". Sold projects: 2019 Sale of my screenplay "Die Wespennest Abzocke" to the format "Vorsicht Falle" from ZDF Sale of my play "Ein Mörderischer Tropfen" (crime dinner, commissioned work, 30 performances) to the Theater Colorado in Berlin Short films (to be found on my YouTube channel Eisenberg Films): 2020 "Avalon", a psychedelic fairy tale about two orphan sisters who are the Illustrate their father's short stories. (screenplay, director) 2019 "The Ghosts I Called," ghost story set in World War I (script, director, acting) "Dead Man's Chest," music video for the band 13 Knots (concept, director, editing) "The Lovers and the Dead", love story in the 30 years war (script, director, acting) "MINIATURES", horror short film about model airplanes, (acting) 2018 "COR GLACIEM I-III", adventure short films, (script, director, acting). Theater: 2018 "Pyramus and Thisbe" from Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream", (text editing, direction, production, acting) 2017 Role of Henri in Sartre's "Dead without a Funeral" (Upper School Theater of the high school Tölz) Role of Tevye in the musical "Anatevka" (Upper School Theater and Music School Tölz)


  • Maximillian Gebhardt Director

  • Leif Eduard Eisenberg Director

  • Leif Eduard Eisenberg Writer

  • Maximillian Gebhardt Producer

  • Emily Perzan Key Cast "Sugar Witch"


  • Project Type: Animation, Student

  • Runtime: 3 minutes 26 seconds

  • Completion Date: July 1, 2021

  • Production Budget: 500 EUR

  • Country of Origin: Germany

  • Country of Filming: Germany

  • Language: English

  • Shooting Format: Digital

  • Aspect Ratio: 16:9

  • Film Color: Color

  • First-time Filmmaker: Yes

  • Student Project: Yes - Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg

Recent Posts

See All



bottom of page