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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, Turkey, Ukraine, USA, etc).


FILMOGRAPHY [SELECTION]


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

CLARK OF GREEN GABLES
dir: Kenji Ouellet | Kenji Ouelllet Filmproduktion | short fiction | GER | in postproduction | alexa & leica-r

VICTORY DAY
dir: Sergei Loznitsa | Imperativ Film / rbb | documentary | GER 2018 | 94´ | sony fs7 & angenieux optimo
*Filmgeist Award*
Berlinale - Forum, Camerimage, Message to Man, Karlovy Vary International Filmfestival, Viennale - Vienna International Film Festival

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, Filmfest Dresden, Interfilm Berlin

HITLER´S BATTLE AGAINST THE PRESS
dir: Ute Bönnen | doc.station / national geographic | tv documentary | GER 2018 | 45´ | alexa & leica-r
DokFest München

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
*Drama International Short Film Festival - GFC Motive Award*
*Los Angeles Greek Film Festival - Short Film Audience Award
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Thessaloniki International Filmfestival

AUSTERLITZ
dir: Sergei Loznitsa | Imperativ Film | documentary | GER 2016 | 94´ | sony fs7 & 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


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
*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 2perf & 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


COMMERCIAL WORK [SELECTION]


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 fs7 & 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
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