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Désirée Nosbusch is co-founder of Deal Productions.


Désirée is an internationally acclaimed actress and television host for over thirty years, she started her career at the age of twelve hosting a youth show for Radio Luxembourg and at fourteen became the youngest television host in Europe. In 1984, she hosted the Eurovision Song Contest in Luxembourg and emerged overnight as a pan-European television star. The show counted over 500 million viewers worldwide.


She received the best supporting actress award from the German Television Academy for her latest work in the international success series Bad Banks, which premiered at the Berlinale 2018 and has been awarded the Audience Award in New York. She has recently starred in the sci-fi series Spides as well as the success series and Cannes Series 2021 nominations Sisi and Glauben-The Allegation, where the latter received the best series award.


Désirée holds a Masters Degree in directing and film production from UCLA in Los Angeles. Her short film Ice Cream Sundae, received the „Gold Award“ for “Best Short Direction“ at the World Festival Houston and the “Gold Award“ for “Best Short Drama“ at the Fargo Film Festival. Her debut feature-documentary Succès Fox, premiered at the Luxembourg City Film Festival (Discovery Zone) and the Max Ophüls Preis in Saarbrücken, 2014.  She directed multiple episodes of the success RTL Sitcoms Weemseesdet and the 2018 Room for Rent.

Deal Productions, Phanta Film and The Studio Hamburg UK have wrapped production, in March 2022, on Désirée’s feature directorial debut POISON, starring Tim Roth (Bergman Island, The Hateful Eight, Sundown, Rob Roy - for which Tim was Oscar nominated - and the upcoming She-Hulk Marvel series) and Trine Dyrholm (Queen of Hearts, The Commune, Love is All You Need). The drama is an adaptation of the internationally acclaimed play by Lot Vekemens which was translated into more than 15 languages.


Together with Alexandra Hoesdorff, at Deal Productions,  she is producing international feature films, documentaries, and TV series.

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