VITAE

EDUCATION

1999 - 2005 German Film und Television Academy Berlin (dffb)
Scholarship at the International Filmschool Lodz, Poland

1999 - now Mentors: Volker Schlöndorff, Michael Ballhaus, Andreas Höfer

EXPERIENCE

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Cinemascope, High Speed Film / Video, CGI / VFX, Digital Intermediate, Digital Cinematography / HD, S-8, RED, D-21, 3perf, 2 perf, 5D, 7D, Alexa, Phantom High Speed, Canon all models, Colorgrading, 2 K 4 K, Sony F5, Sony F55, RED etc

COUNTRIES

United States of America, China, Japan, India, England, Hong Kong, Nepal, France, Italy, Switzerland, Luxemburg, Poland, Czech Republic, Lithuania, Cambodia, Singapore, Myanmar, Quatar, Malaysia, Indonesia

 

LANGUAGES

German (Mother tongue), English (Fluent), French (Basic), Polish (Basic)


COMPANY FOUNDATIONS

m-quadrat GmbH & Co KG Germany in 2006

m-quadrat ASIA Pte Ltd in Singapore in 2013

 

COMPANY SERVICES

Cinematography and creative service, VFX supervision, Visual concepts, service production equipment and team, Photoproduction

AWARDS & GRANDS

CINEMATOGRAPHY

2003
10. Biennial of Moving Image Geneva for This I have played Tomorrow
Grand Prix of Geneva City, Best Videoinstallation

Nominated for Cinematography Student Award Manaki Brothers Festival, The Date

Nominated for Cinematography Student Award Cameraimage in Lodz, The Date

Michael Ballhaus Award for upcoming Cinematographers

2007
Bavarian Film Award Best Cinematography (2nd Unit) for Strajk

 

2008    
Best Musik Video Geboren im Winter on Sehsüchte Filmfestival Germany

2009/2010
Awarded the Villa Aurora Grant in Los Angeles, sponsored by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Germany

2012
“German Design Award” for best Imagefilm and »Outstanding Achivment in Luxury Design« Monaco for BMW Zagato

2011 / 16
DVD in Gold / Platinum for more than 25 000 / 50 000 sold items for his DVD Paul Kalkbrenner, A Live Documantary

FILM AWARDS

Grand Prix  Int. Fantasy Film Festival Bruxelles Day 26

Grand Prix, Best Short Brooklyn Int. Film Festival Day 26

Best Short  Brooklyn Int. Film Festival The Dud

Artistic Contribution Int. Film Festival Rio Day 26

Best German Short Int. Film Festival Ludwigsburg Day 26

Best Film Film Festival Landshut Day 26

2nd Prize of the Festival Amsterdam Fantastic Film Festival Day 26

Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau Award The Date

Grimme Award Live behind Walls

Grand Prix and Best Short Valladolid Int. Film Festival for Lights

Nomination for European Film Awards Lights

DIRECTING

Project — AFA Nico Nico Animee Festival
Production — FindYourWayInTheWorld
Genre — Music, Live, Documentary

Project — Inside    Out “Screen Age”
Production — no quarter Singapore
Genre — Documentary / Discovery

Project — Paul Kalkbrenner, A Live Documantary
Production — m-quadrat
Genre — Music, Documentary

Project — Radio Bremen Max Mutzke
Production — Bremedia GmbH
Genre — Music, Live, Documentary

Project — Radio Bremen Revolverheld
Production — Bremedia GmbH
Genre — Music, Live, Documentary

Project — Radio Bremen Element of Crime
Production — Bremedia GmbH
Genre — Music, Live, Documentary

CINEMATOGRAPHY

1ST UNIT

ProjectOld Kakis Cine 65
Production — Millenia Motion Pictures
Director — Max Penzel
Genre — Cinema / Short

ProjectPaul Kalkbrenner, A Live Documantary
Production — m-quadrat
Director — Max Penzel
Genre — Music, Documentary

Project — Lights
Production — Naked Eye Filmproduction
Director — Giulio Ricciarelli
Genre — Cinema / Short

Project — Mystery Challenge
Production — Ever Emotion Media Group
Director — Christian Pötschke
Genre — TV / Historical

Project — Anomalya
Production — m-quadrat
Director — Michal D. Kostewa
Genre — Cinema

ProjectART 3 Ladys First
Production — Movie Members
Director — Andreas Samland
Genre — Cinema

ProjectART 7 The Teacher
Production — Movie Members
Director — Suzanne von Borsody
Genre — Cinema

ProjectLive behind the Wall
Production — Looks Film & TV
Director — Karsten Laske
Genre — Re-enactment

ProjectThe Date
Production — Pellzik Pictures
Director — Andreas Samland
Genre — Cinema

Project — Gou Gou´s Autum
Production — Teng Jin Film Factory / China
Director — Dan Tang
Genre — Cinema

Project — The Dud
Production — DFFB
Director — Andreas Samland
Genre — Fiction

ProjectHuman Body
Production — Menschenproduktion
Director — Tobias Frühmorgen
Genre — Cinema

ProjectDay 26
Production — DFFB
Director — Andreas Samland
Genre — Cinema

CINEMATOGRAPHY

2ND UNIT

ProjectAgent 47
Production — 20th Century Fox
Director — Aleksander Bach
DoP — Óttar Guðnason
Genre — Cinema Action

ProjectGlobal Players
Production — Sabotage Films
Director — Hannes Stöhr
DoP — Andreas Doub
Genre — Cinema

ProjectCloudatlas
Production — Oberon Films
Director — Tom Tykwer
DoP — Frank Griebe
Genre — Cinema Literature

ProjectAazaan
Production — Action Concept
Director — Prashant Chadha
DoP — Axel Fischer
Genre — Action

ProjectWhiskey mit Wodka
Production — Senator Film
Director — Andreas Dresen
DoP — Andreas Höfer
Genre — Cinema

ProjectBerlin Calling
Production — Sabotage Film
Director — Hannes Stöhr
DoP — Andreas Doub
Genre    Cinema

ProjectFleisch ist mein Gemüse
Production — NDF
Director — Christian Görlitz
DoP — Andreas Höfer
Genre — Cinema

Project — Cobra 11
Production — Concept AV
Director — Roland Busch
DoP — Axel Fischer
Genre — TV Action

Project — Beautiful Bitch
Production — Riva Film
Director — Theo Krieger
DoP — Andreas Höfer
Genre — Cinema

Project — Strajk- Die Heldin von Danzig
Production — Provobis
Director — Volker Schlöndorff
DoP — Andreas Höfer
Genre — Cinema

COMMERCIAL

SELECTION

BMW Aerodynamics
Director — Florian Seidel
Agency — Jung von Matt
(Studio Seidel / m-quadrat)

Allianz
Director — Martin Schmid
Agency — Jung von Matt
(Jo!Schmid /sparkling eye production)

Dallmayer
Director — Martin Schmid
Agency — Jung von Matt
(Jo!Schmid /sparkling eye production)

Pioneer
Director — Max Penzel
Agency — K&L Tokyo
(m-quadrat)

Pioneer
Director — Max Penzel & Michael Menke
Agency — K&L Tokyo
(m-quadrat / sparkling eye production)

Boonchu Fast Food
Director — Max Penzel
Agency — SKIN
(m-quadrat)

Raiffaisen Bank Auslandreisekrankenversicherung
Director — Max Penzel & Critzla
Agency — Heimat
(m-quadrat)

Raiffaisen Bank Baufinanzierung
Director — Max Penzel & Critzla
Agency — Heimat
(m-quadrat)

Raiffaisen Bank Rentenlücke
Director — Max Penzel & Critzla
Agency — Heimat
(m-quadrat)

Singtel TVC  Happy Deepavaly 2015
Director — N.Mohamed Yahssir
Agency — Ogilvy & Mather
(Millenia Motion Pictures)

Singtel TVC  Happy Deepavaly 2014
Director — N.Mohamed Yahssir
Agency — Ogilvy & Mather
(Millenia Motion Pictures)

Pioneer Generation Singapore 50
Director — N.Mohamed Yahssir
(Millenia Motion Pictures)

NIKON Asia TVC D750
Director — Max Penzel
Agency — K&L Tokyo
(m-quadrat)

NIKON Asia Productmovie D750
Director — Max Penzel
Agency — K&L Tokyo
(1:1,78 / m-quadrat)

NIKON Asia Unchained D750
Director — Ray Demski
Agency — K&L Tokyo
(m-quadrat)

NIKON Asia Ray Demski & D750
Director — Max Penzel
Agency — K&L Tokyo
(m-quadrat)

NIKON Asia D-Movie D750
Director — Max Penzel
Agency — K&L Tokyo
(1:1,78 / m-quadrat)

VCKOOL  Violin
Director — Jay
(1:1,78 / very! Singapore)

VCKOOL Jewellery
Director — Angee Swee
(1:1,78 / very! Singapore)

Raiffaisen Bank Tagesgeld
Director — Honza @ Pfadfinderei
Agency — Heimat
(1:1,78 / m-quadrat)

Raiffaisen Bank No Drama
Director — Ralf Clauss
Agency — Heimat
(1:1,78 / m-quadrat)

Raiffaisen Bank Holding
Director — Ralf Clauss
Agency — Heimat
(m-quadrat)

Raiffaisen Bank Pension Funds
Director — Ralf Clauss
Agency — Heimat
(m-quadrat)

BMW M6
Director — Simas Lindesis
Agency — J & R Singapore
(1:1,78 / SOS naked Singapore)

BMW Adaptive Headlights
Director — Simas Lindesis
Agency — J & R Singapore
(1:1,78 / SOS naked Singapore)

Adidas urban Handball
Director — Max Penzel
Agency — we are social
(1:1,78 / m-quadrat)

IAA 2013 Opening Movie
Director — Alejandro Cardenas-Amelio
Agency — Astronaut MK
(1:1,78 Astronaut MK / m-quadrat)

KuDeTa
Director — Max Penzel
Agency — no-quarter
(1:1,78 / no-quarter Singapore / m-quadrat)

foodpanda Singapore
Director — Max Penzel
Agency — sparkling eyes
(1:1,78 / sparkling eyes / m-quadrat)

lieferando Germany
Director — Max Penzel
Agency — Fhain ideas
(1:1,78 / V8 Films / m-quadrat)

Starhub Roland Garros
Director — Andrew Ew
Agency — Starhub
(1:1,78 / SOS naked Singapore)

Starhub Indian IPL
Director — Andrew Ew
Agency — Starhub
(1:1,78 / SOS naked Singapore)

BMW Zagato 2012
Director — Maximilian Cress
Agency — Good Guys Entertainment
(1:1,78 / Good Guys Entertainment / m-quadrat)

Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Director — Michael Wende
Agency — AVE
(1:1,78 / AVE GmbH)

Stern
Director — Mate Steinforth
Agency — TBWA
(1:1,78 / m-quadrat / Sehsucht)

Danone Activia
Director — Magnus Winter
Agency — TBWA
(1:1,78 / m-quadrat)

Mini Coupe for Detroit 2011
Director — Codec and Honza @ Pfadfinderei
Agency — BMW
(1:1,78 / m-quadrat)

Tramplin Olympia 2014
Director — Codec and Honza @ Pfadfinderei
Agency — Russia IOC
(1:1,78 / m-quadrat)

Red Bull Flying Bach
Director — Codec and Honza @ Pfadfinderei
Agency — fadfinderei
(1:1,78 / m-quadrat)

Red Bull Flying Illusions
Director — Codec and Honza @ Pfadfinderei
Agency — Pfadfinderei
(1:1,78 / m-quadrat)

Grosse Momente
Director — Victor Holland & Peter Svolis
Agency — Hotel Galaxy
(HD / color/ m-quadrat / Hotel Galaxy)

Heelys 2009 @ Flying Steps
Director — Valentin Greulich / Max Penzel
Agency — m-quadrat
(1:1,78 / color/ m-quadrat / Flying Steps)

Heelys 2008 @ Flying Steps
Director — Rain Kencena
Agency — m-quadrat
(1:1,78 / color/ m-quadrat / Flying Steps)

Fußballfieber Euro 2008
Director — Ben Hartenstein
Agency — Spex
(S-8mm 1:1:78 / color/ E+P Commercial)

Volvo C-30
Director — Honza and Flori @ Pfadfinderei
Agency — Knock
(HD / Pfadfinderei / m-quadrat)

Mini @ IAA
Director — Codec & Flori @ Pfadfinderei
Agency — Pfadfinderei
(HD 1:1:78 / color/ Pfadfinderei & m-quadrat)

AEMKEI
Director — Codec @ Pfadfinderei
Agency — Pfadfinderei
(HD 1:1:78 / color/ Pfadfinderei & m-quadrat)

Volvo Salon Genf
Director — Honza & Flori @ Pfadfinderei
Agency — Knock Schweden
(HD 1:1:78 / color/ Pfadfinderei & m-quadrat)

ARTE Kurzschluss TV Branding
Directors — Peter Pedall & Alissa Burkel
Agency — VELVET Mediendesign
(S-8mm, 16mm 1:1:33 / color/ Velvet Production)

3-fach schön DREWAG Electricity
Director — Magnus Winter
Agency — Marken Team
(35mm 1:1:85 / color/ Magnus Winter Photography)

JACK ASS McDonald´s
Director — Lawrance Tooley
Agency — Haie & Partner
(DV-Cam 1:1:33 / color/ dffb)

Customers own Property
Director — Lars Knorrn
Agency — Spex
(Mini-35, 1:1,85 / color/ Neue Sentimental Film)

Mtv Christmas Campaign
Director — Frederic Detjens
Agency — Mtv
(S-16mm, 1:1,78 / color / Mtv)

MUSICVIDEOS

Ich brauch Dich by KC Rebell
Director: Max Penzel
(Good Guys Entertainment)

SG 50 Tamil Musicvideo by Logapreyan Reganathan
Director: Mohamed Yahssir
(Millenia Motion Pictures)

Queen by MIA
Director: Carola Schmidt
(Partizan GmbH / m-quadrat)

Die Dinge haben sich verändert by Frieda Gold
Director: Marcus Sternberg
(Free the Dragon /m-quadrat)

Guten Morgen Deutschland by Weiter
Director: Max Penzel
(m-quadrat)

Caves by Digital Romance
Director: Pfadfinderei
(m-quadrat)

Under the Neon Sky by Marie Marie
Director: Marcus Sternberg
(Free the Dragon / m-quadrat)

Das ist nicht alles by Nena
Director: Marcus Sternberg
(Free the Dragon GmbH)

What if… by Stereolove
Director: Neele Vollmaar
(m-quadrat)

David doesn´t eat by Scooter
Director: Marcus Sternberg
(Phantom, 1:1,78 / color / Free the Dragon GmbH)

Art & Cash by Modeselektor
Director: Pfadfinderei
(RED, 1:1,78 / color / Pfadfinderei / m-quadrat )

Rusty Nails by Moderat
Director: Pfadfinderei
(RED, 1:1,78 / color / Pfadfinderei / m-quadrat)

Geboren im Winter by Aim of Design
Director: Andreas Mühe
(HD, 1:1,78 / color / Pfadfinderei / m-quadrat)

Somehow by Navel
Director: Magnus Winter
(S-16mm, 1:1,78 / color / m-quadrat)

Hinterm Horizont by Udo Lindenberg
Director: Pepe Pippig
(7d / m-quadrat GmbH / MMM)

Behind the Cow by Scooter
Director: Michael Menke
(S-16mm / Ever Emotion)

Hersey Yolunda by Kila Hakan & Eko Fresh
Director: Neco Celik
(HDV / m-quadrat GmbH und Co KG)

Ring Ring by Boss Hoss
Director: Oleg Assadulin
(mini35 / Universal)

Jigga Jigga by Scooter
Director: Marc Schölermann
(S-8 / Ever Emotion)

Was es ist by MIA
Director: Ferederic Detjens
(S-16 / Sony Music / R.O.T)

Kreisel by MIA
Director: Ferederic Detjens
(S-16mm / Sony Music / R.O.T)

Verrückt by MIA
Director: Ferederic Detjens
(S-35mm / Sony Music / R.O.T)

Infinite Lovesong by Maximilian Hecker
Director: Magnus Winter
(16mm / Kitty Yo)

Daddy’s car by Jamie Lidell
Director: Ferederic Detjens
(Dv-Cam / BMG)

The City don´t Like You by Jamie Lidell
Director: Ferederic Detjens
(S-35mm / BMG)

Reality by Raz O´Hara
Director: Magnus Winter
(16mm / Kitty Yo)

DOCUMENTARY

Project — start up
Production — very! Singapore
Director — Angeline Swee

Project — Myanmar way to democracy
Production — Filmwerk Media New York
Director — Alexander Rauscher

Project — Myanmar free artists
Production — Filmwerk Media New York
Director — Alexander Rauscher

Project — Gallileo Hair
Production — Ever Emotion Media Group
Director — Michael Menke

Project — Gallileo Pashmina
Production — Ever Emotion Media Group
Director — Michael Menke

Project — Friends Cambodia
Production — Filmwerk Media New York
Director — Alexander Rauscher

Project — Tadeo Ando
Production — Filmwerk Media New York
Director — Alexander Rauscher

Project — Nomadomura
Production — Filmwerk Media New York
Director — Alexander Rauscher

Project — Turkish-German-Successful
Production — AVE Berlin
Director — Neco Celik

A range of projects for Gallileo with different
directors (u.a. Pepe Pippig und Mira Thiel)