I am a cinematographer based in Vienna, Austria, and Berlin, Germany. My focus is on documentary filmmaking covering social and cultural issues worldwide. Ambitious projects with strong characters and captivating stories are what I love. I am interested in really showing what life is like for people affected by current events and thereby creating an narrative and impact that is more durable than daily news coverage. Understanding the world and its people – or at least trying to – is a great motivation. The projects I’ve worked on won numerous prizes such as the Austrian Film Award and the German Reporter Award and have been nominated as Best Foreign-Language Film at The Oscars.
Throughout the past years I gained experiences working in harsh environmental conditions from the Jordanian desert to the Bolivian Andes. When I am not currently on a longterm assignment I enjoy working as 2nd Unit, B Camera Operator and on selected commercial projects… Or just taking still images.
– strong stories – important issues – compelling images –