Till Osterland’s screenplays have earned him numerous accolades through fellowships and awards, including the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Production Grant for The Disappearance of Andy Waxman (2002), the William-Goldman Fellowship from the Film Division of the School of the Arts, Columbia University, (2001), the Annette Kade Charitable Trust Fellowship from School of the Arts, Columbia University, (2001), the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Screenwriting Award for Brother’s Keeper, (2001) and the German Screenwriting Award, (2000). Osterland received his M.A. in Philosophy from Freiburg University in Germany and his M.F.A. from Columbia University’s Film Division of the School of the Arts.
Till Osterland was awarded a Screenwriting grant at Columbia in 2001 for Brother's Keeper and a Production grant at Columbia in 2002 for The Disappearance of Andy Waxman