I want to work for you
Hi! CVs are boring. So I made you this website instead. I'm a freelance director, photographer and videographer based in Berlin. Last year, I've finished my postgraduate studies in Philosophy and Arts – after having completed my B.A. in Communications at the University of the Arts Berlin and Photography courses at Ostkreuzschule. In parallel, I have been working as a freelancer in the audiovisual field for about 5 years for clients like Audi, Martin Gropius Bau or the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and with agencies like Vice Media and Tempomedia. In 2021, I got selected as a European 'fresh eyes talent' by GUP Magazine. Finally, I have the capacity to start working in a team full time. You're looking for an Intern. Sounds like a good start.
Why I'm interesting
My professional career focusses on photography and filmmaking. What separates me from most, however, is the diversity of my interests and experiences. I've designed album covers for indie artists and composed electronic music for short films. But I've also worked as a camera assistant at huge events in Kraftwerk or as a unit manager in the Studios at Filmuniversität Babelsberg. Agencies booked me as an editor before – yet I've assisted directors as an AD. My undergraduate studies allowed me to develop a broad field of communication skills. These led me to work with a group of fellow students to strategically advice the Melt! Festival for six months – and to win the price for the best communication project that year at my university. Because I was genuinely interested in philosophy and arts, that's what I studied afterwards.
My freelance work always forced me to work independently and self-reliantly. More often than not I had to produce, to direct, to shoot, to set up the audio, to be the gaffer, to edit and to do the grading myself. But it also forced me to, well – work alone. So I want to try something new. To become part of a team. To join yours.
Why I'm interested
Even though I am already in the industry as a freelancer and could keep on doing what I am doing right now – I want to move into fashion photography and film. You are working both as a director and a photographer for some of the worlds most interesting publications. That is what I aspire to do as well. The value of aesthetic for aesthetic sake is something that I am drawn to. Even and especially after studying philosophy. -- Your aesthetic inspires me. That's why I would love to assist you in any way I can. So give me a call, if you feel like it could match.
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Vice Media, re:publica, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Martin Gropius Bau, Factory Berlin, Audi, TLGG, Welthungerhilfe, Coca Cola, fischerAppelt, Lure Media, Original Unverpackt, Betterplace.org, Dope Saint Jude, Viessmann, Tempomedia, Universal – and many others.
2017 –– 2020
Intercultural Philosophy and Arts (M.A.)
Postgraduate philosophy with a distinct focus on aesthetics in a global perspective. Photography classes as minor subject.
2018 –– 2019
Ostkreuzschule for Photography, Berlin
Worked on two projects in two years with Thomas Meyer and Sibylle Fendt. Both series were exhibited at Kunstquartier Bethanien.
2013 –– 2014
Stockholm University, Sweden
Exchange semester with a focus on film studies – cinema as well as television-culture.
2012 –– 2016
Communication Studies (B.A.)
University of the Arts, Berlin
Broad interdisciplinary training in strategic communication, social psychology, media sociology with a focus on creative writing and audio-visual communications.
Freelance Photographer and Filmmaker
I did a lot of commercial work from studio and wedding photography to event videos and image-documentaries. My non-commercial work focusses around music videos and fine art photography of the ordinary.
2014 –– 2015
Intern at Heartbeat
Pretoria, South Africa
Planned, produced, shot and edited an image-documentary that helped the NGO raise money to support orphaned children.
Intern at Climate Media Factory
Worked on presentations and assisted in the day to day business in the offices at the Film University Potsdam.
2014 –– 2020
Full funding for B.A. and M.A. studies. Attended and organized workshops, seminars and lectures.