Member

Krisztina Kerekes

Krisztina Kerekes

krisztina.kerekes@gmail.com

+43 699 11201083

VImeo

Krisztina Kerekes was born in Romania in 1978 and lives in Austria. She studied cinematography at the Universtity of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna in the class of Christian Berger and at the Film University Babelsberg Konrad Wolf. Since 2005 Director of Photography for documentary and fiction films at home and abroad. In 2009 she got the START-scholarship for film art from the bmu:kk and in 2014 the film-scholarship (residency in Bucharest) from the state of Styria. In addition to her work as a DoP, she repeatedly works as a writer and director in documentary film for cinema and TV.

Languages

Hungarian (native) | German (fluent) | English (fluent)

Special Skills

analog film S8, 16mm | multi-camera production | editing

Selected Credits

Live for the death – people at the central cemetery | TV Documentary | D: Krisztina Kerekes, Karin Berghammer | P: berg hammer film, ORF | Austria | 2018

Life Guidance | Feature Film | 2nd Unit | D: Ruth Mader | P: KGP Produktion | Austria | 2017

Trail | Short Documentary | D: Krisztina Kerekes | P: Krisztina Kerekes | Austria | 2012 

Vampire(s) | Experimental Documentary | D: Arnaud Gerber | P: Aurora Films | France | 2008 

My 3 peaks | TV Documentary | D: Andreas Pichler | P: Miramonte Film, Stefilm, Pale Blue Production | Italy, Austria, France | 2005

Jusuf | Short Film | D: Heiko Aufdermauer | P: Film University Babelsberg | Germany | 2003

Member

Christiane Schmidt

Christiane Schmidt

butzelda@gmx.net

+ 49 157 37793436

Crew united          film

Christiane Schmidt (*1978) is a filmmaker and DoP who lives in Berlin. She studied Political Science and Science of Art at the Carl von Ossietzky University in Oldenburg. She graduated in 2013 from the Department of Documentary Film and Cinematography at the University of Television and Film, Munich. Her movie „Pădurea e ca muntele, vezi ?“ was premiered at the Berlinale Forum 2014, winning the Newcomer Prize of the Duisburg Filmweek and the Newcomer Prize for Cinematography at the IFFF Dortmund/ Köln 2015.

 

Languages

German | English | French | Romanian (basic)

Special Skills

Drone

Selected Credits

Animale (WT) | feature documentary | D: Christiane Schmidt, Didier Guillain | P: Christiane Schmidt, Didier Guillain | Romania, Belgium, Germany | 2020

Dream wiper (WT) | feature documentary | D: Gregor Eppinger| P: Sehstern Filmproduction, VidiFilm, Eppinger GbR | Germany, Poland | 2020

Razed - when a district disappears | TV documentary | D: Gregor Eppinger | P: doc.station, ZDF | Germany | 2019

Neighbours | short documentary | D: Pary El- Qalqili, Christiane Schmidt | P: El-Qalqili-Schmidt Filmproduktion | Germany | 2018

Where poverty is part of everyday life | TV Documentary | D: Gregor Eppinger | P: doc.station, ZDF | Germany | 2017

The forest is like the mountains | feature documentary | D: Christiane Schmidt, Didier Guillain | P: HFF München | Romania, Germany | 2014 

Ice Flowers | short feature | D: Susan Gordanshekan | P: NEUESUPER, Nominal Film, HFF München, BR | Germany | 2011

Member

Sanne Kurz

Sanne Kurz

sannekurz@gmail.com

+49 178 7198471 | +49 152 24282594 

Website          Reel          Crew United

With over 20 years experience as a DP, Sanne has shot in Africa, Israel, the US, Europe and Australia; making her years as a DP a broad and culturally varied experience. Sanne is an extremely relaxed and professional collaborator. She works confidently with all the people she meets during the film making process - entering into the true spirit of artistic partnerships. She is an excellent and enthusiastic communicator and very experienced in online-preproduction.   *** Due to being elected as a Member of Parliament in Bavaria limited availability till 2023.***

Languages

German (native) | Dutch (fluent)  English (fluent) | French (basic) | Hebrew (basic)

Selected Credits

The Shelter | Short Film | D: Ysabel Fantou | P: Kittelfilm | Germany | 2017

Doing Nothing All Day | Feature Documentary | D: Margarete Hentze | P: democraticArts | Germany | 2010

Mommy is Coming | Feature Film | D: Cheryl Dunye | P: Wurstfilm | Germany | 2011

The Band | Feature Film | D: Anna Brownfield | P: anstiftung | Australia | 2006

The Line | Feature Film | D: Michael Adante | P: megaherz | Australia | 2005

Coupe de Grace | Feature Film | D: Ed Norris | P: Ed Norris | USA | 2008 

Nicht weit von mir | Feature Film | D: Rüdiger Görlitz | P: rech media | Germany | 2009

 

Rising

Marie-Thérèse Zumtobel

Marie-Thérèse Zumtobel

mt.zumtobel@gmail.com

+43 650 9128300

Website          INSTAGRAM          TALENTS To watch

Marie-Thérèse Zumtobel studied Romance Philology and has a degree in Communication Sciences. After attending an intensive workshop at The New York Film Academy she studied Camera Technology and Cinematography under Christian Berger at FILM ACADEMY VIENNA from 2009-14. Films she worked on as DoP were presented at international film festivals and recognized with various rewards. In 2016, she was portrayed in the series “TALENTS TO WATCH” by Cinema Next. In 2018, she was nominated for the CULTURE AWARD VORARLBERG. Marie-Thérèse presently resides in Vienna working as DoP for both documentary and narrative films. Additional shooting experience in Russia, Nepal, Ethiopia, Italy, Poland, Albania.

Languages

German (native) | English (fluent) | Spanish (fluent) | French (basics)

Special Skills

16mm

Selected Credits

No half Life | Feature Documentary | D: Sybille Bauer | P: Lixi Frank | Austria | 2018

Kreuz & Quer - How do you feel about Religion? | TV Documentary | D: Marion Priglinger | P: ORF, Nikolaus Geyrhalter Filmproduktion | Austria | 2016 

#Schooltrip | Short Documentary (28min) | D: Wolf-Maximilian Liebich | P: Horse & Fruits | Austria, Poland | 2016 

Walking on a thin Line | Feature Documentary | D: Vedran Kos | P: Steven Swirko | Austria | 2015

Ca Ca Caravan - Fijuka | Music Video | D: Marie-Thérèse Zumtobel & Anselm Hartmann | P: Harakiri Productions | Austria | 2015

Salvation | Short Film (30min) | D: Mark Gerstorfer | P: Steven Swirko, Filmakademie Wien | Austria | 2014

Tuppern | Short Film (35min) | D: Vanessa Gräfingholt | P: Rudi Takacs, Filmakademie Wien | Austria | 2013   

Rising

Mariel Baqueiro

Mariel Baqueiro AMC

baqueiro@retinafabrik.de     mail@bkfm.de (Agentur)

+49 157 55291221                  +49 1729784858 (agency)

 

Website          Production          reel

Born in Mexico city. Based in Berlin since 2006. She studied film at the San Francisco Film Institute (U.S.A.) Then back to Mexico to study at the CUEC (Center for Film Studies). She holds a degree as Director of Photography from the DFFB (German TV and Film Academy Berlin). Her degree movie “Hagazussa” has screened at several festivals including BFI London and Sitges Film Festival. Her work was awarded with the Michael Ballhaus Prize in 2018. She is co-founder of Retina Fabrik Filmproduktion. Member of the Deutsche Filmakademie and member of the Mexican female DoP's network Apertura. In 2021 Mariel is invited to be part of the AMC (Mexican Society of Cinematographers).

Languages

Spanish (native) | German (fluent) | English (fluent) | French (basic) | Greek (basic)

Special Skills

16mm | S8mm | green screen | color grading

 

Selected Credits

Fauna | Feature film | D: Nicolás Pereda | P: Interior13 Cine | Mexico, Canada | 2020

Evvol “It’s OK” | Music video | D: Julie Chance | Germany | 2020

The Covenant | Short film | D: Adam Baroukh | P: Superplex Pictures, Yolo Films | Germany | 2020

Gadaffi Gals “Killabee” | Music video | D: Sander Houtkruijer | Germany | 2019

Colozio | Feature film | D: Artemio Narro | P: Distrito Films | Mexico | 2019

Hagazussa | Feature film | D: Lukas Feigelfeld | P: dffb, Retinafabrik | Germany | 2017

 

Rising

Paola Calvo

Paola Calvo

blabla@paolacalvo.com

+49 179 8478260

Website          vimeo          Film 

Paola Calvo is a spanish cinematographer based in Berlin. Her interests in the image as a powerful way of storytelling, brought her to study photography and film editing. 2006 Paola began studying cinematography at the German Film and Television Academy in Berlin (dffb). In 2014 she won the Best Cinematography Award at the 10th New Berlin Film Festival for "The Visitor". 2018 she was honored with the National Award for Cinematography at the IFFF for "Violently Happy". For this film, also her final project at the dffb, she was nominated for the First Steps - Michael Ballhaus Best Cinematography Award. Paola is currently working on several feature films and music videos.

Languages

Spanish (native) | English (fluent) | German (fluent)

Special Skills

35mm | 16mm | Gimbal System

Selected Credits

Violently Happy | Feature Documentary | D: Paola Calvo | P: LSH Films | Germany | 2016

The Visitor | Feature Documentary | D: Katarina Schröter | P: KS Film | Netherlands | 2014

A Tale of two islands | Videoinstallation | D: Steffen Köhn, Paola Calvo | P: dffb | Switzerland | 2012

Gleisdreieck | Short Film | D: Pepa San Martín | P: Manufactura de Peliculas | Germany, Chile | 2012

Tell me when | Documentary | D: Steffen Köhn, Paola Calvo | P: dffb | Germany | 2011

Geliebte | Short | D: Ingo J. Biermann | P: arte, dffb | Germany | 2009

 

Member

Petra Korner

Petra Korner AAC

petra.korner@gmx.net | +43 660 420 3200

zoe@mymanagement.co.uk | +44 1932 253325 (Agency Europe)

craigm@iala.com | +1 310 656 5157 (Agency USA)

 

Website          Agentur          illuminatrix

Petra is an award-winning feature film and commercial cinematographer, based in the US as well as in Europe. After graduating from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, she received her MFA in Cinematography from the prestigious American Film Institute (AFI) in Los Angeles. Since then, Petra has shot a vast array of high-end commercials, as well as numerous American and international feature films: both, for major studios and independent. Petra is a member of the International Cinematographers Guild (ICG) – Hollywood and the Austrian Association of Cinematographers (AAC). She is represented by Innovative Artists agency in Los Angeles, as well as MYManagement in London for the European market.

Languages

Bilingual in English and German | fluent in French and Spanish

Special Skills

analog film | large format | 3-D | high-end commercials | VFX- and action-heavy films

Selected Credits

The Pages | feature | D: Joe Chappelle | P: Corrado Mooncoin | USA | 2017

A discovery of witches | TV show | D: Sarah Walker | P: Sky UK, Bad Wolf | UK | 2017-18 

Umrika | feature | D: Prashant Nair | P: Samosa Entertainment | India | 2016 

Taking it back | feature | D: Andreas Schmied | P: Novotny & Novotny | Austria | 2013

My soul to take | feature | D: Wes Craven | P: Universal | USA | 2010

The Informers | feature | D: Gregor Jordan | P: Senator International | USA | 2009

The Wackness | feature | D: Jonathan Levine | P: Sony Pictures Classics | USA | 2008      

 

Member

Ute Freund

Ute Freund

utefreund@gmail.com

+49 177 6125137

Crew United          IMDB          vimeo

Studied history of art at the university of Berlin and worked as 1st AC before she began to study cinematography at Hamburg Media School. Her diploma film THE RUNAWAY won a Student Academy Award 2005 & Academy Award Nomination 2006. Kodak chose her as participant in its Emerging Filmmakers Program at Cannes. Her cinematography for the feature YOU TOLD ME, THAT YOU LOVE ME dir. by Rudolf Thome won 2007 the National Competition for Women DoPs. She shoots experimental film, features and documentaries - like PINK (2008) and THE RED ROOM (2010) by Thome and the latest project SANKT (2017) of the danish artist Lene Markusen. For the documentary HELLO I AM DAVID! she received Deutscher Kamerapreis 2016.

Languages

German (native) | English (fluent) | French (basic)

 

Special Skills

Analog film 35mm | 16mm

Selected Credits

Traces | Feature documentary | D: Aysun Bademsoy | P: Ma.ja.de Filmproduktion, ZDF/ARTE | Germany | 2019

I’ll be your Mirror | Feature documentary | D: Johanna Faust | P: Soap Factory GmbH | Switzerland | 2019

Aether | Feature documentary | D: Rûken Tekeş | P: Sarya Films | Turkey | 2019

Hello I am David! A Journey with David Helfgott | Documentary | D: Cosima Lange | P: Basis Berlin, Beleza Film, Fliegende Fische Creative Pool | Germany | 2015 

The Red Room | Feature Film | D: Rudolf Thome | P: Moana Filmproduktion, Degeto | Germany | 2010 

The Invisible Frame | Documentary | D: Cynthia Beatt | P: Filmgalerie 451, ZDF/3SAT | Germany | 2009

Pink | Feature film | D: Rudolf Thome | P: Moana Filmproduktion, Degeto | Germany | 2008

   

 

Rising

Sonja Aufderklamm

Sonja Aufderklamm

aufderklamm@gmx.at

+43 650 7370732 (A)

Website          Reel

Based in Vienna and Berlin, Sonja Aufderklamm works as a cinematographer on commercials, documentaries and fiction films. She studied Cinematography at the German Film and Television Academy in Berlin (DFFB). Before she worked many years as camera assistant and electrician and earned a Master's degree in the Science of Theatre, Film and Media in Vienna and Berlin. She has shooting experience in Russia (Siberia), Canada (Yukon, Alberta), USA (East Coast, Midwest, Alaska), Mexico, Republic of the Philippines, Czech Republic, Romania and Italy.

Languages

German (native) | English (fluent) | Italian (fluent) | French (basic) | Spanish (basic)

Special Skills

3D stereoscopy | Drone |  Analog Film | Underwater Camera

Selected Credits

I need to go to Juchitán | documentary | Director&Cinematographer | P: Dffb, RBB, sinnema | Germany | 2020

Volkshilfe | commercial | D: M. Otter | P: skop Filmproduktion | Austria | 2020

Das ist gut | music video | D: D. Hartl | P: Das Moped | Germany | 2019

Another Coin for ...| feature film | B-Cam | D: H. Starz | P: KGP | Austria | 2020

Lillian | feature film | B-Cam | D: Andreas Horvarth | P: Ulrich Seidl Film | Austria | 2020

Conchita Wurst | music video | D: Tobias Pichler | P: Wildruf | Austria | 2015

Dragon's Virgin | TV-feature | B-Cam | D: Catalina Molina | P: Epo Film | Austria | 2015

 

Member

Julia Jalnasow

julia Jalnasow

julia.jalnasow@gmail.com    |   post@luxtalents.com (Agency)

+49 177 3298843    |    +49 3088917278 (Agency)

 

Website            agency

Julia Jalnasow was born 1987 in the former GDR. After graduating highschool in 2007 she started working as a projectionist and camera assistent in Munich. Between 2008 and 2014 she studied cinematography at the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg as well as at the la Fémis in Paris. In 2014 she finished her studies with a diploma. Since then she shot several documentaries and fictional movies as well as TV-Series. 2014 she won the First Steps Award / Michael Ballhaus Cameraprize, in 2016 the prize for best cinematography at the IFFF Cologne and in 2017 an international Emmy for „The Braun Family". 2018 she became a Berlinale Talent and in 2023 a jury member at the first steps awards.

Languages

German | English | Spanish | French

 

Special Skills

Diving

Selected Credits

3 Leben Lang (WT)  | Cinema Feature | D: Felicitas Korn | P: Matze Pictures | Germany | 2023

Dr. Ballouz | TV-Series (3 Episodes) | D: Peter Ladkani | P: X-Filme | Germany | 2023

Boom Boom Bruno | TV-Series | D: Maurice Hübner | P: ODEON Fiction, Warner TV Series, HBO Max | Germany | 2022

Tatort Köln - Schutzmaßnahmen | TV-Series | D: Nina Vukovic | P: Bavaria Film | Germany | 2021

The Donau is deep | TV Feature | D: Maurice Hübner | P: Hager Moss Film GmbH | Germany | 2019

Perro | Documentary | D: Lin Sternal | P: Zum Goldenen Lamm | Germany | 2018

The Brown Family | TV Series | D: Maurice Hübner | P: Polyphon | Germany | 2015

 

 

 

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