vita
vita
vita

india 2004

sudan 2009

nepal 2009

 

 

 

born 1964

 

director of photography since 1996

 

work together with following directors:

werner kiefer, kristina förtsch, jutta schön, karl teuschl, toni schmid, martin schacht, christian weisenborn, vassili silovic, philipp lutz, gunnar walther, german kral, stefan richts, julien hamelin, nigel mccarthy, maria blumencron, jörg bundschuh, georg stefan troller, matthias heeder, christa graf, andrea oster, joachim haupt, sabine pollmeier, markus linhof, michael bully herbig, david vehreschild, jan becker, etc.

 

field of work:

documentary, reportage, commercial, industrial film, feature film, photography

 

special qualification:

film (35mm/16mm/Super8), hd (canon c300, sony f900, f750, panasonic dvc pro hd, sony xdcam hd, canon 5d/7d), hdv, gopro, microcamera, blue/green screen, crane shooting, motion control, aerial shots (helicopter/ultra light/paraglider), underwater shots, stills photography, panorama photography, drone shooting

 

equipment:

canon c300, sound devices pix-e5, sachtler tripod, easy rig, canon 5d, canon 2.8/16-35mm, canon 2.8/35-70mm, canon 2.8/70-200mm, 2,2/16mm, 1,5/24mm, 1,5/50mm, 1,5/85mm, monitor tvlogic, soundcase incl. 2x radio links, lightcase, tecpro felloni, gopro 5 black, light crane speedy 6m, set tiffen filter, dji phantom 4 pro

 

sport:

paragliding, skiing, cross country skiing, diving, mountainbike, kayak

 

international shooting experience:

paraguay, latvia, venezuela, canada, myanmar, cambodia, belize, mexico, guatemala, costa rica, colombia, bolivia, uruguay, argentina, vietnam, honduras, ladakh, turkey, malaysia, singapore, indonesia, katar, bahrain, united arab emirates, sudan, peru, nepal, taiwan, tanzania, ireland, scotland, barbados, uganda, thailand, dominican republic, kuwait, tunesia, puerto rico, india, egypt, russia, usa, switzerland, hungary, czech republic, canary islands, spain, portugal, iceland, sweden, england, france, greece, italy, sardinia, netherlands, austria, belgium.

 

travel to additional countries:

cyprus, azerbaijan, nagorno-karabakh, armenia, transnistria, moldova, djibouti, somaliland, ethiopia, comoros, madagascar, seychelles, georgia, bulgaria, romania, jordan, west bank, israel, malta, uzbekistan, kazakhstan, kyrgyzstan, chile, oman, croatia, bosnia-herzegovina, montenegro, albania, mazedonia, kosovo, serbia, philippines, brazil, tibet, mongolia, ukraine, china, estonia, finland, denmark, cape verde, kenya, cuba, laos, lithuania, macao, marocco, norway, south africa, liechtenstein, luxembourg, monaco, poland, san marino, slovakia, slovenia, vatican city.

 

2017

journey to georgia and cyprus / photo project "lost spaces"

 

marble village

360° geo-report, arte 53 min, director: martin schacht

myanmar


journey to armenia, nagorno-karabakh, azerbaijan / photo project "lost spaces"

 

journey to romania, moldova, transnistria, ukraine

 

transalps trekking

 

welt im umbruch

br-alpha, directors: werner kiefer, kristina förtsch, jutta schön

production: inter/aktion

germany

 

mate - argentinas soul

360° geo-report, arte, 53 min, director: german kral

production: medienkontor movie gmbh

argentina, paraguay


journey to seychelles, madagascar, comoros, ethiopia, somaliland, djibouti

 

2016

the bamboo bridge

360° geo-report, arte, 53 min, director: martin schacht

myanmar

 

journey to georgia, research for photo project "lost spaces"

 

ayurveda - the mystic indian medicine

360° geo-report, arte, 53 min, director: andrea oster

india

 

journey to bulgaria and romania / photo project "lost spaces"

 

people from nowhere, studio shooting

cinema documentary, 90 min, director: jaak kilmi

latvia

 

crazy for opera - the bavarian state opera

cinema documentary, 90 min, director: toni schmid

germany

 

journey to israel, west bank, jordan

 

venezuela - the crocodiles' kindergarten

360° geo-report, arte, 53 min, director: julien hamelin

venezuela

 

highway to nowhere - canadas iceroads

documentary, arte, 45 min, director: karl teuschl

canada

 

journey to malta

 

2015

journey to uzbekistan, kazakhstan, kyrgyzstan

 

myanmar - by train through the time

360° geo-report, arte, 53 min, director: martin schacht

myanmar

 

die guten feinde - mein vater, die rote kapelle und ich

documentary, 90 min, director: christian weisenborn

usa, switzerland, germany

 

only new orleans - ten years after katrina

documentary, zdf / arte, 90 min, director: vassili silovic

usa

 

cambodia - sitha´s huge orphan family

360° geo-report, arte, 53 min, director: philipp lutz

cambodia

 

journey to chile

 

2014

journey to oman

 

journey to croatia, bosnia-herzegovina, montenegro, mazedonia, kosovo, serbia and albania

photo project "lost spaces"

 

haindling - und überhaupts ...

documentary, br, 90 min, director: toni schmid

germany

 

a traitor's child - daughters and sons of the german resistance

documentary, hr, 45 min, director: christian weisenborn

germany

 

the amazing journey of the family zid

documentary, orf/arte, 80 min, director: gunnar walther

argentina, uruguay, peru, bolivia, colombia, costa rica, guatemala, mexico, belize, usa

 

the tango bars of buenos aires

360° geo-report, arte, 53 min, director: german kral

argentina

 

ice-hockey - a dream for girls in the himalayas

360° geo-report, arte, 53 min, director: stefan richts

ladakh / india

 

2013

journey to brazil

 

journey to the philippines, vietnam and cambodia

 

vietnam - cobra on the plate

360° geo-report, arte, 53 min, director: julien hamelin

vietnam

 

money in minutes

documentary, arte, 90 min, director: matthias heeder

italy, germany, usa, honduras, united arab emirates

 

saxon sandstone mountains - fairy-tale world and masterpieces

360° geo-report, arte, 53 min, director: gunnar meyer

germany

 

2012

journey to sardinia

 

the journey of the family zid

documentary pre-shooting, director: gunnar walther

spain

 

india: the largest school meal in the world

360° geo-report, arte, 53 min, director: julien hamelin

india

 

photo project "lost spaces", east germany

 

up to the sky - the star of sendling

documentary, arte, 26 min, director: haupt/pollmeier

germany

 

train ride from munich to lhasa across russia, mongolia, china, tibet

 

2011

photo project "lost spaces", east germany, italy

 

islamic economics I - from bazar to wall street

documentary, zdf / arte, 52 min, director: matthias heeder

turkey, france

 

journey to morocco

 

2010

journey to kenia

 

stills photography and making of "escape from tibet"

ladakh/india, switzerland

 

journey to uganda, "memory books" film presentation

 

islamic economics II - the price of paradise

documentary, zdf / arte, 52 min, director: nigel mccarthy

malaysia, singapore, indonesia

 

islamic economics I - from bazar to wall street

documentary, zdf / arte, 52 min, director: jörg bundschuh

england, katar, bahrain, united arab emirates, france

 

photo project "lost spaces", belgium, france, east germany

 

journey to south africa for paragliding

 

2009
the last camel caravans of the sahara

360° geo-report, arte, 53 min, director: matthias heeder

egypt, sudan

 

bmw x1

footage, bmw

france

 

incas salt

360° geo-report, arte, 53 min, director: andrea oster

peru

 

mrsa - the silent epidemic

arte, 60 min, director: matthias heeder

usa, netherlands, germany


goodbye, tibet

documentary, zdf / arte, 90 min, director: maria blumencron

india, nepal

 

since 2009

photo project "earth structures"

 

2008/09

overland journey from hongkong to rangun across south china and burma

 

2008

bmw z4

footage, bmw

sardinia

 

all you need is klaus

documentary, br, 90 min, director: jörg bundschuh

usa, england, germany

 

management and responsibility

documentary, arte, 52 min,director: matthias heeder


up to the sky - turning torso

documentary, arte, 26 min, director: haupt/pollmeier

sweden

 

taipei 101 - the sky above taiwan

360° geo-report, arte, 53 min, director: matthias heeder

taiwan

 

journey to cuba


2007

cloned creatures

documentary, arte, 52 min, director: matthias heeder

usa, france, belgium, germany

 

bmw 1er coupé

footage, bmw

lanzarote

 

memory books

documentary, zdf/arte, 90 min, director: christa graf

uganda

2006

bmw 1er

footage, bmw

italy

 

eileen gray - invitation to a voyage

documentary, rte/avro, 60 min, director: jörg bundschuh

france, ireland

 

thai insect fast food

360° geo-report, arte, 53 min, director: matthias heeder

thailand

 

bmw x5

footage, bmw

usa

 

bmw 3er coupé

footage, bmw

lanzarote

 

2005

first journey to uganda, research for documentary "memory books"

 

eric clapton recording with j.j.cale

warner, 26 min, director: jörg bundschuh

usa

 

journey to cabo verde

 

silence with explosion - the music of giya kancheli

documentary, arte-metropolis, 12 min, director: joachim haupt

 

vox-tours barbados

documentary, vox, 39 min, director david vehreschild

 

driving dynamics

image film, bmw

france

 

vox-tours – goa / india

documentary, vox, 39 min, director: david vehreschild

india

 

2004

to tulsa and back - on tour with j.j. cale

documentary, br, 90 min, director: jörg bundschuh

usa

days and nights in paris

ard, 60 min, director: georg stefan troller

france

peppers and nudes - the photographer edward weston

ndr/arte, 27 min, directors: j.haupt, s.pollmeier

usa

 

bmw 3er

footage, bmw

spain

 

bmw 1er

footage, bmw

italy

 

vox-tours - dominican republic II

documentary, vox, 39 min, director: david vehreschild

 

2003

mini cabrio

footage, bmw

spain

 

bmw 6er

footage, bmw

lanzarote

 

bmw x3

footage, bmw

island

 

bmw 5er

footage, bmw

teneriffa

 

vox-tours - dominican republic I

documentary, vox, 39 min, director: david vehreschild

 

2002

bmw 3er coupé cabrio

footage, bmw

spain

 

bmw z4

footage, bmw

lanzarote, portugal

 

flying freighter

documentary, pro7, 45 min, director: j.niehuss

kuwait, united arab emirates, germany

 

2001-2002

wib-schaukel

documentary, zdf, 26 x 30 min, director: jan markus linhof

 

2000

vox-tours - puerto rico

documentary, vox, 39 min, director: david vehreschild

 

journey to thailand, laos, vietnam

 

1999

rover 25/45/75

footage, bmw

usa, germany

 

winterland

image film, bmw

sweden

 

best of 99

commercial, emi, director: pamela meyer-arndt

 

journey to peru, bolivia

 

1998-2000

black diamond

70/90 min, directors: roland wagner, gunnar walther

india, netherlands

 

1998

bmw z3

footage, bmw

 

best of 98

commercial, emi, director: pamela meyer-arndt

 

recycling

image film, bmw

 

bodyshell work

image film, bmw

 

smart

documentary, daimler chrysler

spain

 

fire

image film, silicon graphics, director: thomas nowara

 

1997

parking 2000

image film, bmw

 

comedy factory

pro7, directors: div

 

gelb

video clip, pro7, director: jan becker

 

back für ruth

video clip, pro7, director: jan becker

 

1996

comedy factory

pro7, directors: div

 

manhattan world tour

documentary, viva, directors: div

presentation: minh-khai phan-thi

netherlands, czech republic, austria

 

since 1996

freelance director of photography

 

1995

dom moments

documentary, wdr, director: gunnar walther

 

first journey to burma

 

1994

marrakesh, trekking high atlas / morrocco


mountain bike expedition kashmir, ladakh / india

 

1993

first journey to india

 

1992

journey to east anatolia / mountain biking

 

1991-1992

journey to mexico, guatemala, honduras, belize

 

1991

journey to mexico

 

1991-1995

camera assistent for feature films, commercials and music videos

 

1990

dissertation at irt, munich

diploma in photographical and tv broadcast engineering

 

1988-1989

camera assistent for documentary films at zdf

journey to singapore, indonesia, thailand

 

1987

journey to turkey, east anatolia

 

1986

journey to morocco

 

1985-1990

study "photo engineering" at university of applied science, cologne
with focal point of photography and cinematography

 

1984

journey to greece

 

1983

journey to denmark, sweden, finland, norway

 

1982

journey to scotland


since 1982

photographic work on travelling worldwide

 

since 1978

autodidactic photography