Learned analog Photography, works in a film lab, as electrician and camera assistant.
Six years of working in the camera crew of the DoP Benedict Neuenfels.
Studies at the Filmuniversity HFF Potsdam-Babelsberg. Faculty: Camera. Diploma in 2001.
First Cinematography award in 1997 at the Camerimage in Poland.

Works internationally as cinematographer for cinema features, TV movies, commercials
and music videos.
He lives in Berlin and Hamburg.

language skills: german, english, french

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· english

FEATURES

Schilf – D: Claudia Lehmann P: x-Filme, BR, WDR, ARTE – motion picture
Die Blaue Grenze / a quiet love – D: Till Franzen P: Discofilm, ARTE – motion picture
Schussangst / gun-shy – D: Dito Tsintsadze P: Tatfilm, ARTE – motion picture
Swingerclub – D:Jan Georg Schütte P: JGS – motion picture
Die Zeit mit Euch – D: Stefan Krohmer, P: Relevantfilm, ARD – TV feature
Die Konfirmation – D: Stefan Krohmer P: Telluxfilm, ARD – TV feature
Meine fremde Freundin – D: Stefan Krohmer P: Polyphon, NDR – TV feature
Unter anderen Umständen – D: Judith Kennel P: Network Movie, ZDF – TV feature

MUSIC VIDEO (partial list)

Sophia Kennedy, DJ Spiller / Sophie Ellis Bextor, Die Toten Hosen, International Pony, 2 Raum Wohnung, Zwanie Jonson, Element of crime, Samy Deluxe, Blumfeld, 5 Sterne Deluxe, Andrea Bocelli & Sarah Brightman, Khatia Buniatishvili

DIRECTORS (partial list)

Stefan Krohmer, Till Franzen, Jan Bonny, Dito Tsintsadze, Sonja Heiss, Stefan Ruzowitzki, Claudia Lehmann, Jan Georg Schütte,
Caspar Hogerzeil, Axl Laubscher, Niklas Weise, Sebastian Orlac, Martin Schmid, Peter Thorwarth, Lars Knorrn, Gregor Schnitzler,
Markus Walter, Ellen von Unwerth, Esther Haase, Tibor Glage, Niko Karo, Sven Bollinger, Matthias Freier, JUS, Frank Nesemann,
Benjamin Wolff, Maike Mia Höhne, Jan Schomburg, Johann Buchholz, Anca Munteanu Rimnic, Kai Sehr, Matthäus Bussmann,
Michael Fueter, Alain Gsponer, Fred Garcon, Dominic Graf (2.nd Unit)

AWARDS

2015 Academy Awards / „Oscars“ / US: on shortlist of „Best shortfilm“ for „Bis gleich/Till then“
2010 Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau Stiftung Wiesbaden / Germany: Short Film Award for „Afterwards / vorher nachher“
2010 Max Ophüls Festival Saarbrücken / Germany: Nomination for Best Short Film for „Afterwards / vorher nachher“
2009 Nordic Film Days Lübeck / Germany: 1st Prize / best shortfilm for „Afterwards / vorher nachher“
2006 International Fantasy Filmfest Fantasporto / Portugal: Best Cinematography for „A Quiet Love / Die Blaue Grenze“
2006 International Fantasy Filmfest Fantasporto / Portugal: Critics Award for „A Quiet Love / Die Blaue Grenze“
2006 Austin Fantastic Filmfest / Texas / US: Best Cinematography for „A Quiet Love / Die Blaue Grenze“
2006 Fantastic Filmfest, Lund / Sweden: Grand Prize of European Fantasy Film in Silver for „A Quiet Love / Die Blaue Grenze“
2006 Festival of german Films, Mannheim: Honorary Distinction for „Swingerclub“
2006 Max Ophüls Festival Saarbrücken / Germany: Nomination for Max Ophüls Award for „Swingerclub“
2005 Filmfest Oldenburg / Germany: Honorary Distinction for „A Quiet Love / Die Blaue Grenze“
2005 Festival of German Films, Mannheim / Germany: Prize of Audience for „A Quiet Love / Die Blaue Grenze“
2004 Prize of German Filmcritics: Best Cinematography for „Gun-Shy / Schussangst“
2004 Nürnberg Film Festival „Turkey-Germany“: Best Film for „Gun-Shy / Schussangst“
2003 Tbilisi International Filmfestival / Georgia: 1st Prize „Golden Prometheus“ for „Gun-Shy / Schussangst“
2003 San Sebastian International Filmfestival / Spain: 1st Prize „Best film – Golden Seashell“ for „Gun-Shy / Schussangst“
2000 Max Ophüls Festival Saarbrücken / Germany: Nomination for Best Short Film for „Overdrive“
1999 Max Ophüls Festival Saarbrücken / Germany: Nomination for Best Short Film for „Les Pastilles“
1998 German Short Film Award: Short Film Award in Silver for „Les Pastilles“
1997 Short Film Festival of Drama / Greece: Honorary Distinction for Best Photography for „A Summer´s Day / Ein Sommertag“
1997 Cameraimage International Filmfestival of the Art of Cinematography / Poland: Bronze Tadpole for „A Summer´s Day / Ein Sommertag“
1996 International Filmfestival Mannheim-Heidelberg / Germany: nominated for the Int. Independent Award for „A Summer´s Day / Ein Sommertag“