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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
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
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
SATURNTAGE | dir: Sara Bungartz | dffb / rbb | short fiction | GER 2013 | 29´ | 35mm 2perf & ultra primes
TAGE IN DER STADT | dir: Janis Mazuch | prod: blowball film / KHM | short fiction | GER 2012 | 27´ | red one & zeiss hs


COMMERCIAL WORK [SELECTION]


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


AWARDS & NOMINATIONS [selection]


MIDAS ODER DIE SCHWARZE LEINWAND
Filmkunstfest Mecklenburg-Vorpommern - Best Short Film
International Short Film Festival Oberhausen - WDR Westart Audience Award

VICTORY DAY
Filmgeist Award 2019

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
52nd Golden Knight Filmfestival Malta - Special Mention
4th Tracce Cinematografiche Film Fest - Special Mention

MR DICKS
Grimme Preis 2015 - Best Entertainment


SCREENINGS [selection]

MIDAS ODER DIE SCHWARZE LEINWAND
Max-Ophüls-Preis

VICTORY DAY
Berlinale - Forum
Camerimage
Message to Man
Karlovy Vary International Filmfestival
Viennale - Vienna International Film Festival

NIKOTYNA
Polish Film Festival Gdynia
Max-Ophüls-Preis

STILL
Thessaloniki International Filmfestival

AUSTERLITZ
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

HERMAN THE GERMAN
Flickerfest Sydney
Short Shorts Tokyo
Molodist International Film Festival
Leeds International Filmfestival

SATURNTAGE
International Filmfestival Warsaw
Max-Ophüls-Preis

FLIEGEN
Encounters Short Film Festival Bristol
Edinburgh International Filmfestival
Montréal World Film Festival

TAGE IN DER STADT
Berlinale - Perspektive Deutsches Kino