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BIOGRAPHY


Jesse came in touch with cinematography through skateboard videos and photography. After working as a camera assistant he moved to Berlin to study cinematography at the renowned German Film and Television Academy. He was chosen as a Berlinale Talent, took part in the Talent Transfer Exchange with CalArts Los Angeles and is a member of the European Film Academy. His work won several awards (Golden Dove International in DOK Leipzig, Mouse d´Argento at the 73rd Venice Filmfestival, Max-Ophüls-Preis, ADC Junior Awards, Cologne Design Award, to name a few) and was shown on many festivals as well as in the Tate Modern and the MoMa New York. Jesse is living in Berlin with experiences in shooting around the globe (Bosnia, Czech Republic, France, Greece, England, India, Poland, Turkey, Ukraine, USA, etc).


FILMOGRAPHY [SELECTION]


MIDAS ODER DIE SCHWARZE LEINWAND | dir: Hannah Dörr | ÖFilm | short fiction | GER 2019 | 15´ | alexa & leica-r
VICTORY DAY | dir: Sergei Loznitsa | Imperativ Film / rbb | documentary | GER 2018 | 94´ | sony fs7 & angenieux optimo
NIKOTYNA | dir: Ewa Wikieł | dffb | short fiction | GER / PL 2018 | 23´ | alexa & ultra primes
HITLER´S BATTLE AGAINST THE PRESS | dir: Ute Bönnen | doc.station / national geographic | tv doc | GER 2018 | 45´ | alexa & leica-r
WAIT FOR ME
| dir: Michael Binz | Bäckerei Binz Film / Filmfaust Köln | short fiction | GER | in postproduction | alexa mini & hawk v-plus
ICH ICH ICH | dir: Zora Rux | dffb | feature | GER | in postproduction | amira & ultra primes
STILL | dir: Mavra Peponi | CalArts | short fiction | USA / GR 2017 | 17` | sony a7s & rokinon cine
AUSTERLITZ | dir: Sergei Loznitsa | Imperativ Film | documentary | GER 2016 | 94´ | sony fs7 & cooke cine varotal
TABOR | dir: Stanislav Danylyshyn | dffb / Crystal Goose Film | documentary | GER / USA / UKR | 45´ | sony a7s & zeiss standard
HERMAN THE GERMAN | dir: Michael Binz | KHM | short fiction | GER 2015 | 15´ | alexa & zeiss standard, lomo anamorphic, arri alura
INVOCATION TO SLEEP | dir: Ewa Wikieł | dffb | short fiction | GER / PL 2015 | 13´ | alexa & ultra primes
FLIEGEN | dir: Katharina Woll | dffb | short fiction | GER 2014 | 10´ | 35mm b&w & ultra primes
MR DICKS - #EGO ADAADS | dir: Michael Binz | btf | short documentary | GER 2014 | 4´ | C300 & rokinon cine
SATURNTAGE | dir: Sara Bungartz | dffb / rbb | short fiction | GER 2013 | 29´ | 35mm 2perf & ultra primes
MEDEA | dir: Tatjana Kononenko | dffb | experimental | GER 2013 | 48´ | red mx & zeiss standard
TAGE IN DER STADT | dir: Janis Mazuch | prod: blowball film / KHM | short fiction | GER 2012 | 27´ | red one & zeiss hs
SIE NENNEN MICH SUE | dir: Sara Bungartz | prod: dffb | short fiction | GER 2012  | 24´ | s16mm & zeiss hs


COMMERCIAL WORK [SELECTION]


THE SCREENSHOTS - HEY
| promo | director: Michael Binz | Bäckerei Binz Film | alexa & leica-r
RAVE | fashion film | director: Arthur Valverde | alexa & leica-r
PICK UP - NIMM´S KNACKIG | tvc | director: Michael Binz | Markenfilm | Kolle Rebbe | alexa mini & cooke s4
METRO - WE DON´T WORK FOR METRO, WE WORK FOR YOU | online spots | nu projects | Serviceplan | alexa mini / amira & zeiss ze
DANGER DAN - EINE AUFS MAUL | promo | director: Jan Paul Bachmann | katalysator | alexa & leica-r
OTTO - KÜHLSCHRANK-TAKTIK | online spot | director: Michael Binz | Markenfilm | Jung von Matt | alexa sxt & cooke s4
KUBRIK – BEHIND THE FOG | promo | director: Michael Binz | Bäckerei Binz Film | alexa & leica-r
BMW ART JOURNEY: ASTHA BUTAIL | online spot | director: Jan Paul Bachmann | Rekorder | Double Standards | sony fs7 & zeiss cp2
LANXESS - THE BIG STRESS TEST: POLYURETHANES | online spot | director: Michael Binz | pi_spirit | facts&fiction | alexa & leica-r
DORTEN STUDIOS - CROSSING DISTANCES | corporate | director: Jan Paul Bachmann | Dorten Studios | sony a7s & leica-r
TEE GSCHWENDNER - DIE TEETEKTIVIN | tvc | dir: Michael Binz | Eitelsonnenschein | Serviceplan | alexa mini & angenieux optimo
BASTA - CUT COPY & PASTE | promo | dir: Michael Binz | Eitelsonnenschein | sony fs7 & leica-r
CHAPEAU CLAQUE - ALLES IST ALLES | promo | dir: Jan Paul Bachmann | katalysator | sony a7s b&w & canon fd


AWARDS & NOMINATIONS [selection]


NIKOTYNA
FBW - Prädikat Besonders Wertvoll

AUSTERLITZ
30th European Film Awards - Nomination Best European Documentary
DOK Leipzig 2016 - Golden Dove International Competition
73rd Venice Filmfestival - Mouse d´ Argento / Best Film Out of Competition
Listapad International Film Festival - Special Jury Award Documentary Competition
22nd Vilnius Film Festival - Best Director Award Baltic Gaze Competition

HERMAN THE GERMAN
Max-Ophüls-Preis 2015 - Audience Award Shortfilm
ADC Junior Awards 2016 - Bronze Nail
Young Director Award 2016 - Nomination Shortfilm
FBW - Prädikat Besonders Wertvoll
Bamberger Kurzfilmtage 2016 - Audience Award & Youth Jury Award
Cineclass International Filmschool Festival 2016 - Cinémaster Lycée
Montelupo Fiorentino International Filmfestival 2016 - Best Director Short Film
Cologne Design Award - 1st Place
Filmschoolfest Munich 2015 - Wolfgang-Längsfeld-Award / Most Original Film & Panther-Award / Best Production
First Steps Awards 2015 - Nomination Shortfilm
Next Generation / Short Tiger Cannes 2015 - Next Generation Award
Budapest Shortfilm Festival 2015 - Best Comedy
International Short Film Week Regensburg 2015 - Audience Award
Uncipar Filmfestival 2015 - 2nd Place International Competition

STILL
Drama International Short Film Festival 2017 - GFC Motive Award
Los Angeles Greek Film Festival 2018 - Short Film Audience Award

FLIEGEN
Shortcutz Berlin Awards 2014 - Nomination Best Cinematography & Best Drama
Worldfest Houston 2015 - Silver Remi Award

MR DICKS
Grimme Preis 2015 - Best Entertainment


SCREENINGS [selection]

VICTORY DAY @ Berlinale - Forum
VICTORY DAY @ Camerimage
VICTORY DAY @ Message to Man
VICTORY DAY & AUSTERLITZ @ Karlovy Vary International Filmfestival
VICTORY DAY & AUSTERLITZ @ Viennale - Vienna International Film Festival
NIKOTYNA @ Polish Film Festival Gdynia
MIDAS ODER DIE SCHWARZE LEINWAND, NIKOTYNA, HERMAN THE GERMAN & SATURNTAGE @ Max-Ophüls-Preis
STILL @ Thessaloniki International Filmfestival
AUSTERLITZ @ Tate Modern
AUSTERLITZ @ Toronto International Filmfestival
AUSTERLITZ @ Mar del Plata International Film Festival
AUSTERLITZ @ Tallin Black Nights Film Festival
AUSTERLITZ @ Filmfest Gent
AUSTERLITZ @ MoMA Documentary Fortnight
HERMAN THE GERMAN @ Flickerfest Sydney
HERMAN THE GERMAN @ Short Shorts Tokyo
HERMAN THE GERMAN & AUSTERLITZ @ Molodist International Film Festival
HERMAN THE GERMAN @ Leeds International Filmfestival
SATURNTAGE @ International Filmfestival Warsaw
FLIEGEN @ Encounters Short Film Festival Bristol
FLIEGEN @ Edinburgh International Filmfestival
FLIEGEN @ Montréal World Film Festival
TAGE IN DER STADT @ Berlinale - Perspektive Deutsches Kino