Henrike Meyer (*1984 in Hoya/Weser) studied theatre, history of art and comparative
literature at the Free Universität Berlin followed by visual communication and art and media at the University of the Arts, Berlin.
In 2009, she was on exchange at Cooper Union, NY. Her mid-length graduation film Feldarbeit (2012) and her MFA project Heimsuchung have been shown at several festivals, e.g. Duisburger Filmwoche, Dokumentarfilmwoche Hamburg and Kasseler Dokfest.
For her current project To be an Extra, she received the 'Film/Video-Künstlerinnen' grant of the Berlin Senat in 2015 and was invited to the Berlinale Talents Doc Station. Since 2017 she has been part of the selection panel of the documentary film festival Duisburger Filmwoche. Henrike Meyer works as an independent filmmaker and actor and is part of a film collective. She is based in Berlin.
To be an Extra, pre-production
Nach der Saison, 2008
“Ich war hier und habe nicht geschlafen, aber ich habe sie aufgeregt“, 2008