Ines Thomsen

+49 177 266 66 97


Ines Thomsen, born in the north of Germany in 1975, studied cinematography at the Film University Babelsberg Konrad Wolf (HFF, graduated with diploma) and the film school ESCAC in Barcelona. Since 2002 she works as a cinematographer for documentary and feature films, she also realizes her own documentary films as a director. Various awards as the Fipresci Prix in Cannes, Max Ophüls documentary award, Prix Europa, Best Cinematography - new berlin film award, nominated for German Cinematography Award. Since 2015 she is a member of the German Film Academy. In 2017 she is a fellow of the Young Academy of the Academy of the Arts Berlin.


German | English | Spanish | French | Catalan | Russian (basics)


Selected Credits

Sandmädchen (SANDGIRL) | feature documentary | D: Mark Michel | P: worklights, MDM, Kuratorium JDF | Germany | 2017

Democracy| feature documentary | D: David Bernet | P: INDI FILM, SEPPIA, Atmosfilm, SWR, NDR, arte, FFA, MFG, Filmstiftung NRW, MEDIA | Germany | 2015

Ein Papagei im Eiscafé (PARROT AT THE MILK BAR) | feature documentary | D: Ines Thomsen | P: Filmtank, Polar Star Films, FFHSH, MEDIA, TVC | Germany, Spain | 2014

Die Pfandleiher | feature documentary | D: Stanislaw Mucha | P: TagTraum Filmproduktion, ARD, arte, HR | Germany | 2011

Todos vós sodes Capitáns (YOU ALL ARE CAPTAINS) | feature film | D: Oliver Laxe | P: zeitun films, Cinémathèque de Tanger, Centre Cinématografique Marocain | Spain, Morroco | 2010

Elf Onkel (ELEVEN UNCLES) | feature film | D: Herbert Fritsch | P: Hamlet X Film, ZDFkultur | Germany | 2009

Mañana al mar | feature documentary | D: Ines Thomsen | P: gop03, Polar Star Films, HFF, ZDF, arte, TVC, FFSH | Germany, Spain | 2006

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