Luana Knipfer

+49 178 855 55 32

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Luana Knipfer’s projects take her around the globe - to the top of the mountains of Kirgizstan, into the Nepalese bamboo forests, to the townships of Johannesburg in South Africa. She is passionate for artistic documentary films. In addition to documentary filming of people, she also works in natural history and wildlife cinematography. She studied Film, Photography and Art History at the University of Art and Applied Science in Offenbach/Main. Born 1983 in Frankfurt/Main she has been based in Berlin since 2008.


German (native) | English (fluent) | Portuguese (fluent) | Spanish (good basic knowledge) |French (good basic knowledge) 

Special Skills

Drone | Color Grading | Horse Riding | Sport Boat Licence - Sea

Selected Credits

Jabulile Learns to Fly | Documentary | D: Sarah Gross |  P: Bugle Film, Docdays | Germany, South Africa, Swaziland, Australia | 2018

Beyond the Visible – Hilma af Klint | Documentary | D: Halina Dyrschka |  P: Ambrosiafilm| Germany, Sweden, Danmark| 2018

The Forgotten Panda| Documentary – Natural History | D: Axel Gebauer |  P: NDR Doclights, Arte |Germany, Nepal, India | 2017

Invincible | Documentary-Art | D: Sabine Kacunko |  P: UNESCO | Germany, Italy | 2015

Existing Walls | Video Installation - Short Film | D: Petra Fantozzi |  P: MEK | Germany | 2015

The Sailing Wolf | Documentary | D+DoP: Luana Knipfer |  P: HfG Offenbach | Germany, Spain, Italy| 2014

Kieling – World’s Wildest Encounters | Documentary Natural History | D: Andreas Kieling |  P: ZDF, National Geographic | Australia, Indonesia, Kyrgyz Republic, India | 2008

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