FILMOGRAPHY

ONZE NATUUR - OUR NATURE

ONZE NATUUR - OUR NATURE

2018 - in production Director of Photography project by Hotel Hungaria for Canvas

GALAPAGOS

GALAPAGOS

2018 - in production Director of Photography

GOING NUTS, the squirrel world

GOING NUTS, the squirrel world

2018 - in production Wildlife Camera Operator for Altayfilm project for WDR, ARTE This blue-chip wildlife documentary (52') will explore some of the most fascinating squirrel species all over the world in funny and entertaining stories and show their unique talents of foraging, dealing with extreme environments and curious (human) neighbors. The film will show how squirrels have adapted to live with us and take advantage of our everyday presence.

CHRISTMAS ISLAND, Crabnation

CHRISTMAS ISLAND, Crabnation

2017-2018 - in production Wildlife Camera Operator for Atara Film project for NDR Naturfilm Wildlife docu (50') on Christmas Island, a Jurassic Park paradise. home to the worlds biggest land crab, dense rainforests, and a breeding station for thousands of tropical sea birds. This enchanting film will reveal the natural wonders of Christmas Islands, the Galapagos of the Indian Ocean.

WILD ICELAND

WILD ICELAND

2017 Wildlife Camera Operator for Razorbill Films project for NHK Wildlife docu (50') on the natural history and wildlife of Iceland.

EXPEDITION MOZAMBIQUE

EXPEDITION MOZAMBIQUE

2017 Director, DOP, Editor project for Canvas Part of a docu series: '4x7' A short documentary in which I follow (as a one-man-crew) an international group of scientists of BINCO doing a biodiversity survey in the remote and understudied Niassa region in Northern Mozambique.

NEW ZEALAND-Earth's Mythical Islands

NEW ZEALAND-Earth's Mythical Islands

2015 - 2016 Wildlife Camera Operator for Atara Film project for BBC & NDR Naturfilm Wildlife series: 'Wild New Zealand' (3 x 50') A three part series on the unique natural history and the historic/cultural heritage of New Zealand. AWARDS .

MEGETI - AFRICA'S LOST WOLF

MEGETI - AFRICA'S LOST WOLF

2015 - 2017 Wildlife Camera Operator for AltayFilm Coproduction with NDR Naturfilm Doclights Cooperation with Terra Mater & France 5 Wildlife documentary focussing on Ethiopian Wolves and the ecosystems of the Ethiopian Highlands (Bale Mountains NP). AWARDS .

Expedition T.rex

Expedition T.rex

2013-2016 Camera Operator for BlazHoffski project for Naturalis Documentary (43') on the quest for an original T.rex skeleton by Naturalis Biodiversity Center.

GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK

GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK

2012-2014 Wildlife Camera Operator for AltayFilm project for National Geographic, NDR Naturfilm DocLights, ORF & arte Wildlife series: 'North America’s Natural Wonders' An eight-part series (8 x 50') on North America's wildlife and spectacular landscapes in the countries most renowed National Parks.

SAGUARO NATIONAL PARK

SAGUARO NATIONAL PARK

2012-2014 Wildlife Camera Operator for AltayFilm project for National Geographic, NDR Naturfilm DocLights, ORF & arte Wildlife series: 'North America’s Natural Wonders' An eight-part series (8 x 50') on North America's wildlife and spectacular landscapes in the countries most renowed National Parks. AWARDS .

LIVING ON THE EDGE: TARA CANYON

LIVING ON THE EDGE: TARA CANYON

2010-2011 Wildlife Camera Operator for NHK Cosmomedia Nature documentary: 'Living On The Edge: Tara Canyon' (49 min) Over the centuries, the emerald green Tara River in Montenegro has etched a canyon 1,300 meters deep. Herds of chamois live on the steep slopes where no human can venture. Golden eagles circle imperiously overhead, waiting for the chance to strike. 'Living On The Edge' chronicles a year in life of the magnificent Tara Canyon. First Camera Operator

WILDKATZEN - WILDCATS

WILDKATZEN - WILDCATS

2009 Wildlife Camera Operator and Assistant for Marco Polo Film and NDR Naturfilm Wildlife documentary: 'Wildkatzen, Versteckt in Deutschlands Wäldern' (43 min) by Annette Scheurich Additional Cinematography

HELGOLAND, ISLAND IN THE STORM

HELGOLAND, ISLAND IN THE STORM

2009 Wildlife Camera Operator project for NDR Naturfilm Doclights Nature documentary: 'Helgoland, Island In The Storm' (45 min) by Robert Morgenstern AWARDS: Marian Zunz Newcomer Award @ Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival 2011 Camera Operator for wildlife sequences.

TANZANIA SAFARI CHANNEL

TANZANIA SAFARI CHANNEL

2008 Wildlife Camera Operator for Nature Conservation Films W.W. Series of short documentaries on african wildlife and the spectacular scenery of various National Parks in Tanzania: Serengeti, Mikumi, Udzungwa Mountains, Zanzibar, Lake Manyara, Lake Natron and Lake Victoria. First Camera Operator

WILD DOG ISLAND

WILD DOG ISLAND

2007 Wildlife Camera Operator for Nature Conservation Films W.W. project for Animal Planet US, Animal Planet International, France 5 and ORF Wildlife documentary: 'Wild Dog Island' (55 min) for the series Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom (season 7, episode 6) Additional Cinematography and Soundman

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ONZE NATUUR - OUR NATURE

2018 - in production Director of Photography project by Hotel Hungaria for Canvas