Katja Rivas Pinzon


+49 178 613 95 62


Katja Rivas Pinzon was born in 1986 in Hamburg. After different assistant jobs in the art department, B.A. in theatre and media studies at the University of Bayreuth. Until 2016 she studied cinematography at the Academy of Media Arts, Cologne. Since 2017 part of the INTO THE WILD mentoring program for young film professionals. She is passionate for strong character driven stories with female leads at the core of the drama. She adores a cinematography that drives the story forward, yet has an open-minded look, observes and reacts, but does not lose its autonomous position and never judges.


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

Special Skills

Greenscreen | Analog Film

Selected Credits

Aber ich liebe Dich nicht! | TV Movie | 2nd Unit Kamera | DoP: Daniela Knapp | D: Max Fäberböck | P: Bavaria Fiction | Germany | 2018

Mama told me not to look into the Sun | Feature Film  | D: Lilli Tautfest | P: KHM | Germany, Italy | 2018

Ein Ball – Viele Geschichten: Fussballnation Deutschland | Docu Series | D: various | P: Goethe Institut Moskau | Germany, Russia | 2017

Desmodontinae | Experimental Film | D: Evamaria Schaller | P: Galerie Martinez | Germany | 2016

Arielle | Shortfilm | D: Lilli Tautfest | P: KHM | Germany | 2015

Schattenspiele | Social Spot | D: Joseph Akwasi | P: KHM | Germany | 2015

Le Noctambule | Shortfilm | D: Yasmin Angel | P: KHM | Germany | 2014


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