Jana Pape


+49 177 488 95 60


Jana Pape is a director of photography who tends to fall in love with a good screenplay. She has a strong affinity for preproduction and an overaverage knowledge about workflows in postproduction. More than everything she enjoys the creative and collaborative part to craft moving images out of written story. She's a MA&BA graduate in cinematography of the Filmuniversity Babelsberg Konrad Wolf as well as dffb’s up.grade program about the art and science of color grading, and an AV-media designer by trade.
2019 she's been nominated for the German Cinematography Award for her work on MASCARPONE. Her films have been screened worldwide at Venice Filmfestival, BUSAN, FNC Montreal, DOK Leipzig, Diagonale, Filmfest Dresden and more to come.


German (native) | English (fluent) 

Special Skills

color-grading/-management | LUTs | VFX | blue-/greenscreen | previs | stop-motion | miniature | rear projection | analog film S16mm.

Selected Credits

Who against us? D’Annunzio in Rijeka: the Poet that wanted to be a King | Documentary | D: Dr. Stefano Casertano | P: Istituto Luce – Cinecittà, Ila Palma Cinematografica, DaringHouse | Italy, Croatia | 2020

Hurensöhne (AT)| Experimental | D: Christina Friedrich | P: Madonnenwerk | Germany | 2020

Unorthodox | Mini Series | B-Cam |D: Maria Schrader | P: Real Film Berlin, Studio-Airlift | Germany | 2020

O my Good. | Feature Film | D: Steffen Heidenreich | P: BUBBELS Film GmbH, Filmuniversität Babelsberg Konrad Wolf | Germany | 2019

Mascarpone | Short film | 15min | D: Jonas Riemer | P: Filmuniversität Babelsberg Konrad Wolf | Germany | 2018

ROOMS | VR Experiance | 23min | D: Christian Zipfel |P: Filmuniversität Babelsberg Konrad Wolf |Germany | 2018

Der Riese | Kid's short | 10min | D: Johanna Benz | P: Goethe Institut, WDR | Germany | 2017 


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