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BIOGRAPHY


2004 - 2008 apprenticeship & employment at Meertzfilm, Cologne
2008 - 2015 freelance focus puller
2009 - 2017 cinematography studies at the German Film and Television Academy Berlin [dffb]
2016 participated in Berlinale Talents and Talent Transference exchange programme / CalArts, Los Angeles

Has worked as cinematographer in: Bosnia, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, India, Poland, Serbia, Turkey, UK, Ukraine, USA

Language skills: German (mother tongue), English (good), Russian (basic)


FILMOGRAPHY [SELECTION]


2018
VICTORY DAY | dir: Sergei Loznitsa | Imperativ Film / rbb | documentary | GER | 94´ | 1:2,39 | sony fs7 & angenieux optimo
NIKOTYNA | dir: Ewa Wikieł | dffb | short fiction | GER / PL | 23´ | 1:1,85 | alexa & ultra primes
HITLER´S BATTLE AGAINST THE PRESS | dir: Ute Bönnen | doc.station / national geographic | tv doc | GER | 45´ | 1:1,78 | alexa & leica-r

2017
MIDAS ODER DIE SCHWARZE LEINWAND | dir: Hannah Dörr | ÖFilm | short fiction | GER | 1:1,66 | alexa & leica-r
WAIT FOR ME
| dir: Michael Binz | Bäckerei Binz Film / Filmfaust Köln | short fiction | GER | 1:2,39 | alexa mini & hawk v-plus
ICH ICH ICH | dir: Zora Rux | dffb | feature | GER | 1:1,85 | amira & ultra primes
STILL | dir: Mavra Peponi | CalArts | short fiction | USA / GR | 17` | 1:2,39 | sony a7s & rokinon cine
NAPOLEONS DEUTSCHER 007 | dir: Ute Bönnen | doc.station / zdf / arte | tv doc | GER | 52´ | 1:1,78 | sony fs7 & leica-r

2016
AUSTERLITZ | dir: Sergei Loznitsa | Imperativ Film | documentary | GER | 94´ | 1:1,85 | sony fs7 & cooke cine varotal
TABOR | dir: Stanislav Danylyshyn | dffb / Crystal Goose Film | documentary | GER / USA / UKR | 50´ | 1:1,85 | sony a7s & zeiss standard

2015
HERMAN THE GERMAN | dir: Michael Binz | KHM | short fiction | GER | 15´ | 1:2,39 | alexa & zeiss standard, lomo anamorphic, arri alura
INVOCATION TO SLEEP | dir: Ewa Wikieł | dffb | short fiction | GER / PL | 13´ | 1:1,85 | alexa & ultra primes

2014
FLIEGEN | dir: Katharina Woll | dffb | short fiction | GER | 10´ | 1:1,85 | 35mm b&w & ultra primes
MR DICKS - #EGO ADAADS | dir: Michael Binz | btf | short documentary | GER | 4´ | 1:1,78 | C300 & rokinon cine

2013
SATURNTAGE | dir: Sara Bungartz | dffb / rbb | short fiction | GER | 29´ | 1:2,39 | 35mm 2perf & ultra primes
MEDEA | dir: Tatjana Kononenko | dffb | experimental | GER | 48´ | 1:2,39 | red mx & zeiss standard

2012
TAGE IN DER STADT | dir: Janis Mazuch | prod: blowball film / KHM | short fiction | GER | 27´ | 1: 2,39 | red one & zeiss hs
SIE NENNEN MICH SUE | dir: Sara Bungartz | prod: dffb | short fiction | GER  | 24´ | 1:1,85 | s16mm & zeiss hs

2010
GEIST | dir: Kirill Krasovskiy | dffb | short fiction | GER | 11´ | 1:1,33 | 16mm & zeiss hs
ENDE EINER KARRIERE | dir: Janis Mazuch | KHM / blowball film | short fiction | GER | 26´ | 1:1,78 | hd pro35 & zeiss hs
PLACEBUS | dir: Michael Binz | KHM | short documentary | GER | 4´ | 1:1,33 | 16mm & zeiss hs
RECOMMANDEUR | dir: Simon "Womse" Glass | KHM | short documentary | GER | 3´ | 1:1,78 | dv


COMMERCIALS | CORPORATE | PROMO [SELECTION]


DANGER DAN - EINE AUFS MAUL | promo | director: Jan Paul Bachmann | katalysator | alexa & leica-r
OTTO - KÜHLSCHRANK-TAKTIK | online spot | director: Michael Binz | Markenfilm | 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 | sony fs7 & zeiss cp2
BMWi - WOW FACES | online spot | director: Jan Paul Bachmann | Dorten Studios | panasonic gh5
DORTEN STUDIOS - CROSSING DISTANCES | corporate | director: Jan Paul Bachmann | Dorten Studios | sony a7s & leica-r
TEE GSCHWENDNER - DIE TEETEKTIVIN | tvc | director: Michael Binz | Eitelsonnenschein | alexa mini & angenieux optimo, zeiss makro
BASTA - CUT COPY & PASTE | promo | director: Michael Binz | Eitelsonnenschein | sony fs7 & leica-r
DZ BANK - PAYDIREKT. #DIGITALLEBEN | online spot | director: Jan Paul Bachmann | Dorten Studios | amira & zeiss hs
CHAPEAU CLAQUE - ALLES IST ALLES | promo | director: Jan Paul Bachmann | katalysator | sony a7s b&w & canon fd


AWARDS & NOMINATIONS [selection]


30th European Film Awards - Nomination Best European Documentary for AUSTERLITZ
DOK Leipzig 2016 - Golden Dove International Competition for AUSTERLITZ
73rd Venice Filmfestival - Mouse d´ Argento / Best Film Out of Competition for AUSTERLITZ
Max-Ophüls-Preis 2015 - Audience Award Shortfilm for HERMAN THE GERMAN
ADC Junior Awards 2016 - Bronze Nail for HERMAN THE GERMAN
Young Director Award 2016 - Nomination Shortfilm for HERMAN THE GERMAN
FBW - Prädikat Besonders Wertvoll for HERMAN THE GERMAN
Listapad International Film Festival - Special Jury Award Documentary Competition for AUSTERLITZ
22nd Vilnius Film Festival - Best Director Award Baltic Gaze Competition for AUSTERLITZ
Drama International Short Film Festival 2017 - GFC Motive Award for STILL
Bamberger Kurzfilmtage 2016 - Audience Award & Youth Jury Award for HERMAN THE GERMAN
Cineclass International Filmschool Festival 2016 - Cinémaster Lycée for HERMAN THE GERMAN
Montelupo Fiorentino International Filmfestival 2016 - Best Director Short Film for HERMAN THE GERMAN
Cologne Design Award - 1st Place for HERMAN THE GERMAN
Filmschoolfest Munich 2015 - Wolfgang-Längsfeld-Award / Most Original Film for HERMAN THE GERMAN
Filmschoolfest Munich 2015 - Panther-Award / Best Production for HERMAN THE GERMAN
First Steps Awards 2015 - Nomination Shortfilm for HERMAN THE GERMAN
Next Generation / Short Tiger Cannes 2015 - Next Generation Award for HERMAN THE GERMAN
Grimme Preis 2015 - Best Entertainment for MR DICKS
Budapest Shortfilm Festival 2015 - Best Comedy for HERMAN THE GERMAN
International Short Film Week Regensburg 2015 - Audience Award for HERMAN THE GERMAN
Worldfest Houston 2015 - Silver Remi Award for FLIEGEN
Uncipar Filmfestival 2015 - 2nd Place International Competition for HERMAN THE GERMAN
Shortcutz Berlin Awards 2014 - Nomination Best Cinematography & Best Drama for FLIEGEN
FBW - Prädikat Wertvoll for TAGE IN DER STADT
Grimme Institut NRW-Spot - 1st & 2nd Place for PLACEBUS & RECOMMANDEUR


SCREENINGS [selection]

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