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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 (dffb). He was chosen as a Berlinale Talent, took part in the Talent Transfer Exchange with CalArts Los Angeles and is a member of the German Society of Cinematographers (BVK) and 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 (Belarus, Bosnia, Czech Republic, France, Greece, England, India, Poland, Serbia, Slovakia, Turkey, Ukraine, USA, etc).


FILMOGRAPHY [SELECTION]



FEATURE


DAS ESSE ICH NICHT
dir: Katharina Huber | huba film | feature film | GER | in postproduction | BMPCC / Leica-R

ICH ICH ICH
dir: Zora Rux | dffb | feature film | 2021 | GER | 85´ | Amira / Ultra Primes
Zürich Film Festival, Taipei Film Festival - International New Talent Competition

DAS MASSAKER VON ANRÖCHTE

dir: Hannah Dörr | theater oberhausen / öfilm | feature film | 2021 | GER | 63´ | Alexa / Leica-R
Max-Ophüls-Preis - Feature Film Competition, Festival du cinéma de Brive, Curtas Vila do Conde, Achtung Berlin



DOCUMENTARY

COURAGE
dir: Aliaksei Paluyan | Living Pictures Production | documentary | 2021 | GER / BY | 89´ | BM Ursa Mini / Leica-R
*Baltic Sea Docs - Current Time TV Award*
*Biografilm Festival - Hera Nuovi Talenti Award*
Berlinale - Special, Visions Du Reel, HotDocs, CPH:Dox, Krakow Film Festival, Sheffield Doc Fest, Linz Crossing Europe


TABOR
dir: Stanislav Danylyshyn | dffb / Crystal Goose Film | documentary | 2020 | GER / USA / UKR | 45´ | Sony A7S / Zeiss Standard
IDFA - Student Competition, Guanajuato International Film Festival

VICTORY DAY
dir: Sergei Loznitsa | Imperativ Film / rbb | documentary | GER 2018 | 94´ | Sony FS-7 / Angenieux Optimo DP
*Filmgeist Award*
Berlinale - Forum, Camerimage, Message to Man, Karlovy Vary International Filmfestival, Viennale - Vienna International Film Festival

AUSTERLITZ
dir: Sergei Loznitsa | Imperativ Film | documentary | GER 2016 | 94´ | Sony FS-7 / Cooke Cine Varotal
*European Film Awards - Nomination Best European Documentary*
*DOK Leipzig - Golden Dove International Competition*
*Venice Filmfestival - Mouse d´ Argento / Best Film Out of Competition*
*Listapad International Film Festival - Special Jury Award Documentary Competition*
*Vilnius Film Festival - Best Director Award Baltic Gaze Competition*
Tate Modern, Toronto International Filmfestival, Mar del Plata International Film Festival ,Tallin Black Nights Film Festival, Filmfest Gent, MoMA Documentary Fortnight, Karlovy Vary International Filmfestival, Viennale - Vienna International Film Festival, Molodist International Film Festival




TV & STREAMING

MIRELLA SCHULZE RETTET DIE WELT | Season 1 / Episodes 5-8
dir: Sinan Akkus | MadeFor Film | tv & streaming series | TVNOW / Vox | GER 2021 | Alexa Mini / Zeiss HS

FRAU JORDAN STELLT GLEICH | Season 2 / Episodes 6-10
dir: Michael Binz | MadeFor Film | tv & streaming series | Joyn / ProSieben | GER 2020 | Alexa Mini / Zeiss HS

KROYMANN
dir: Michael Binz | btf | tv-series | ard | GER 2018 | Alexa / Zeiss CP2
*Grimme Preis - Best Entertainment*
*Deutscher Fernsehpreis - Best Comedy*


HITLER´S BATTLE AGAINST THE PRESS
dir: Ute Bönnen | doc.station | tv documentary | national geographic | GER 2018 | 45´ | Alexa / Leica-R
DokFest München



SHORT FILMS


LIGHT EATER
dir: Michael Gugger | short documentary | in postproduction | Alexa / Leica-R

MIDAS ODER DIE SCHWARZE LEINWAND
dir: Hannah Dörr | ÖFilm | short fiction | GER 2019 | 15´ | Alexa / Leica-R
*Filmkunstfest Mecklenburg-Vorpommern - Best Short Film*
*International Short Film Festival Oberhausen - WDR Westart Audience Award
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Max-Ophüls-Preis - Short Film Competition, Interfilm Berlin

CLARK OF GREEN GABLES
dir: Kenji Ouellet | Kenji Ouelllet Filmproduktion | short fiction & video installation | GER | 23´ | Alexa / Leica-R

NIKOTYNA
dir: Ewa Wikieł | dffb | short fiction | GER / PL 2018 | 23´ | Alexa / Ultra Primes
*FBW - Prädikat Besonders Wertvoll*
Polish Film Festival Gdynia, Max-Ophüls-Preis - Short Film Competition, Filmfest Dresden, Interfilm Berlin

WAIT FOR ME
dir: Michael Binz | Bäckerei Binz Film / Filmfaust Köln | short fiction | GER | 10´ | Alexa Mini / Hawk V-Plus

STILL
dir: Mavra Peponi | CalArts | short fiction | USA / GR 2017 | 17` | Sony A7S / Rokinon Cine
*Drama International Short Film Festival - GFC Motive Award*
*Los Angeles Greek Film Festival - Short Film Audience Award
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Thessaloniki International Filmfestival

HERMAN THE GERMAN
dir: Michael Binz | KHM | short fiction | GER 2015 | 15´ | Alexa / Zeiss Standard, Lomo Anamorphic, Arri Alura
*Max-Ophüls-Preis - Audience Award Shortfilm*
*FBW - Prädikat Besonders Wertvoll*
*ADC Junior Awards - Bronze Nail*
*First Steps Awards - Nomination Shortfilm*
*Cologne Design Award - 1st Place*
*Young Director Award - Nomination Shortfilm*
*Bamberger Kurzfilmtage - Audience Award & Youth Jury Award*
*Filmschoolfest Munich - Wolfgang-Längsfeld-Award / Most Original Film & Panther-Award / Best Production*

Next Generation / Short Tiger Cannes, Flickerfest Sydney, Short Shorts Tokyo, Molodist International Film Festival , Leeds International Filmfestival

FLIEGEN
dir: Katharina Woll | dffb | short fiction | GER 2014 | 10´ | 35mm b&w / Ultra Primes
*Shortcutz Berlin Awards - Nomination Best Cinematography & Best Drama*
Encounters Short Film Festival Bristol, Edinburgh International Filmfestival, Montréal World Film Festival

SATURNTAGE
dir: Sara Bungartz | dffb / rbb | short fiction | GER 2013 | 29´ | 35mm 2-Perf / Ultra Primes
International Filmfestival Warsaw, Max-Ophüls-Preis

TAGE IN DER STADT
dir: Janis Mazuch | blowball film / KHM | short fiction | GER 2012 | 27´ | Red One / Zeiss HS
Berlinale - Perspektive Deutsches Kino



COMMERCIALS | CORPORATE | PROMO


BLOOM | fashion film | dir: Arthur Valverde | Bonaparte Films | Alexa & Leica-R

MINI - THE MINI VISION URBANAUT | online spot | dir: Paul Bachmann | eitelsonnenschein & btf | Sony Venice & P+S Evolution 2x

ONE WORLD - SHOWER THOUGHTS
| online spot | dir: Michael Binz | Bäckerei Binz Film | Alexa XT / Hawk V-Lite

BMBF - INNOVATIONSLAND DEUTSCHLAND | online spots | dir: Alirezar Davatgar | Bonaparte Films | Sony FX9 / Leica-R

ALBRECHT SCHRADER - AUF DEM GOLFPLATZ | promo | dir: Michael Binz | Bäckerei Binz Film | Alexa Mini / Angenieux Optimo

DGB - DIE UNBETROFFENEN | online spot | Way Of Love | Wegewerk | Alexa / Leica-R

KOMATSU - ANIMAL BRIDGE | tvc | director: Kyosuke Shibata | SUN-AD / Dokuwa | Dentsu Inc. | Alexa Mini / Cooke S2/3

KLING KLANG KLONG - ON A.I. | corporate | director: Paul Bachmann | Alexa / Leica-R

THE SCREENSHOTS - WIR LIEBEN UNS UND BAUEN UNS EIN HAUS
| promo | dir: Michael Binz | euphorie | Alexa / Angenieux Optimo

POLLY´S DISASTER - WHERE WILL WE GO
| promo | director: Paul Bachmann | katalysator | Alexa / Leica-R

BULLRICH - ZU VIEL
| tvc | director: Michael Binz | Markenfilm | Serviceplan | Alexa Mini / Cooke S4

KUBRIK – BEHIND THE FOG
| promo | director: Michael Binz | Bäckerei Binz Film | Alexa / Leica-R

THE SCREENSHOTS - HEY
| promo | director: Michael Binz | Bäckerei Binz Film | Alexa / Leica-R

RAVE
| fashion film | director: Arthur Valverde | Alexa / Leica-R


BMW ART JOURNEY: JAMAL CYRUS
| online spot | director: Alexis Delanoue | Rekorder | Double Standards | Sony FS-7 / 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 / Zeiss ZE

DANGER DAN - EINE AUFS MAUL
| promo | director: Paul Bachmann | katalysator | Alexa / Leica-R

OTTO - KÜHLSCHRANK-TAKTIK | online spot | director: Michael Binz | Markenfilm | Jung von Matt | Alexa SXT / Cooke S4

BMW ART JOURNEY: ASTHA BUTAIL
| online spot | director: Paul Bachmann | Rekorder | Double Standards | Sony FS-7 / 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: Paul Bachmann | Dorten Studios | Sony A7S / Leica-R

TEE GSCHWENDNER - DIE TEETEKTIVIN
| tvc | director: Michael Binz | Eitelsonnenschein | Serviceplan | Alexa Mini / Angenieux Optimo



ADDITIONAL CINEMATOGRAPHY | 2ND UNIT | OPERATOR

STRALSUND - WILDE HUNDE | b-cam & 2nd unit
dir: Lars Henning | dop: Janis Mazuch | Network Movie | tv movie | GER | 2021 | 89´ | amira & zeiss hs

TODESENGEL | b-cam & 2nd unit
dir: Jakob Zimniecki | dop: Jakob Beurle | Tivoli Film | tv movie | GER | 2019 | 89´ | alexa mini & cineovision anamorphics

CITY OF GHOSTS | additional cinematography germany
dir: Matthew Heineman | dop: Max Preiss | Our Time Projects | documentary | USA / GER | 2016 | 92´ | sony fs7 & canon-l

THE GAME CHANGERS | b-cam operator germany
dir: Louis Psihoyos | dop: Max Preiss | Refuel Productions | documentary | USA / GER | 2015 | 89´ | sony f55 & Zeiss CZ