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  • Tränen der Olive // Tears of the Olive
    Tears of the Olive / Tränen der Olive - Dokumentarfilm
    Bereits über 20 Internationale Festivals haben den Film ins Programm genommen und er hat 3 AWARDS gewonnen!
    Der Film wurde auf dem Agrofilm Festival in Nitra, Slowakei mit einem Preis ausgezeichnet und hat den Taste Award in Los Angeles / USA für den besten fremdsprachigen Film gewonnen!

    Mehr Infos auf www.traenen-der-olive.de

    Regie / Kamera / Produktion: Johannes Ziegler
    https://www.traenen-der-olive.de
  • NEUER FILM für die UNI WÜRZBURG - Physik
    DOP & STEADICAM: Johannes Ziegler
    REGIE & PRODUKTION: Steffen Boseckert
    GAFFER: Benedikt Haas

    Alice wurde einst vom weißen Kaninchen ins Wunderland gelockt. Nun zieht es auch unsere Protagonistin in eine Welt des Staunens und Entdeckens: In die Welt der Physik! Eine Welt voller Laserstrahlen, kleinster Teilchen, gigantischer Detektoren und den unendlichen Weiten des Universums. Aber Vorsicht, vielleicht seht ihr die Welt danach mit ganz anderen Augen...
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m-U96QW1fy0
  • Yourfone - TV SPOT - DOP & STEADICAM - Johannes Ziegler
    Der neue TV Spot für yourfone ist fertig.
    Produziert von Panda Pictures.
    Regie führte Jan Litzinger
    Kamera & Steadicam: www.johannesziegler.com
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BacND47n5vY
  • NEW COMMERCIAL 4 EWE / enera App
    New Commercial for EWE / enera
    Director: Steffen Boseckert
    DOP & STEADICAM: Johannes Ziegler (SOA, BVK)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s1WppKp1ZL4

About Johannes Ziegler

Johannes Ziegler - a Hamburg and Munich - Bavaria based Director of Photography & Steadicam Operator (BVK, SOA), from Germany.
Since 2019 member of the Germany Society of Cinematographers BVK.

Since 2005 worked in the media industry. 10 years experience .
Mainly scenic work for film & commercials
Experience in Documentary, Live / Show, Musicvideo, Imagefilm.

My shortfilm "Tears of the Olive" is selected by international filmfestivals around the world:

17th GREAT LAKES INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, USA)
September 20, 2018
*FIRST PRIZE*
34th INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL AGROFILM 2018 (Main Competition, Lužianky, Slovakia)
October 1, 2018
9th WILDLIFE CONSERVATION FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, NYC, USA)
October 17, 2018
1st CINQUETERRE FILMFEST (Official Selection, Riomaggiore, Liguria, Italy)
October 19, 2018
69th MONTECATINI INT’L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Italy)
October 22, 2018
CHHATRAPATI SHIVAJI INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Pune, Maharashtra, India)
October 29, 2018
3rd CHHATRAPATI SHIVAJI INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Pune, India)
December 29, 2018
2nd MOSCOW SHORT INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Moscow, Russia)
January 31, 2019
40th CLERMONT-FERRAND INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Short Film Market, France)
February 1, 2019
1st NORTH EUROPE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL - FUSION ISFF (Official Selection, London, United Kingdom)
February 19, 2019
11th INT'L FILMFESTIVAL OF LARISSA (Official Selection, Larissa, Greece)
March 12, 2019
5th BEESTON FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Beeston Nottingham, United Kingdom)
March 13, 2019
10th TASTE AWARD (Official Selection, Los Angeles, CA, USA)
March 18, 2019
8th AMDOCS - AMERICAN DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Palm Springs, California, USA)
March 29, 2019
21st INDEPENDENT DAYS - INT'L FILMFESTIVAL (Official Selection, Karlsruhe, Germany)
April 3, 2019
7th CLUJSHORTS INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Cluj-Napoca, Romania)
April 5, 2019
46th ATHENS INTERNATIONAL FILM AND VIDEO FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Athens, Ohio, USA)
April 8, 2019
42th GRENZLAND-FILMTAGE (Official Selection, Selb, Germany)
April 25, 2019
5th INTERNATIONAL MOTION FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Nicosia, Cyprus)
May 6, 2019

Projects as director of photography

YearTitleGenredirectorProducerComment
2019Enera - Entspannt Strom sparen mit der enera-App / StromsparmeisterCommercialSteffen BoseckertMindcore Productions, Steffen Boseckert [de]RED RAVEN 4.5K + SIGMA HS CINE ZOOM + STEADICAM
2019JMU Würzburg - Physik studieren in Würzburg: Die Welt neu entdecken!CommercialSteffen BoseckertMindcore Productions, Steffen Boseckert [de]RED RAVEN 4.5K RAW + SIGMA HS CINE & STEADICAM
2019Reviderm - Employer Branding Film 2019Recruiting-VideoJohannes ZieglerPanda Pictures GmbHRED RAVEN 4.5K + Steadicam + SIGMA HS CINE ZOOM
2019Der AlteTV Series, ZDF [de]MultipleNeue Münchner Fernsehproduktion GmbH & Co.KGadditional photography 1DT - ARRI ALEXA + COOKE S4
2019Marriott Bonvoy - Allianz ArenaCommercialFrederik WatzkaPanda Pictures GmbHRED RAVEN 4.5K RAW + STEADICAM + SIGMA HS Cine ZOOM
2019Elements - ImageRecruiting-VideoSebastian LohfertFP Interactive GmbH [de]RED RAVEN 4.5K + SIGMA HS Cine Zoom Kit
2019Shaolin Athletic Studios - Dein stärkster GegnerCommercialJohannes ZieglerJohannes Ziegler Filmproduktion [de]RED RAVEN 4.5K + Steadicam + SIGMA HS CINE ZOOM
2019Beka - HitzeMusic VideoSteffen BoseckertMindcore Productions, Steffen Boseckert [de]RED RAVEN 4.5 + Sigma High Speed Cine Zoom Set + Steadicam
2019Elements Fitness & Wellness - Work OutImage SeriesSebastian LohfertFP Interactive GmbH [de]RED RAVEN 4.5K + SIGMA HS CINE ZOOM
2019Hashtag AnalogExperimental FilmJohannes ZieglerJohannes Ziegler Filmproduktion [de]35mm Analog Fotografie + CANON 1DX Stop Motion
2019Kliniken Hartenstein - Image 2019Image FilmSebastian LohfertFP Interactive GmbH [de]RED RAVEN 4.5K + Steadicam + SIGMA HS Cine Zoom
2019Autodesk - Power MillImage FilmLewis CaterPosh Gecko [uk]RED RAVEN 4.5K RAW+STEADICAM+SIGMA HS CINE ZOOM
20193Dconnexion - SpaceMouseCorporate FilmDaniel PhilippPanda Pictures GmbHBlack Magic Ursa Mini Pro + SIGMA HS CINE ZOOM
2019Günter Wagenpfeil - Gib Ned AufMusic VideoJohannes ZieglerJohannes Ziegler Filmproduktion [de]RED RAVEN 4.5 + SIGMA HS CINE ZOOM SET
2018Tears of the OliveShort DocumentaryJohannes ZieglerJohannes Ziegler Filmproduktion [de]RED RAVEN + 4K WS Canon EF & FD Lens Set
2018Yourfone - Your DealCommercialJan LitzingerPanda Pictures GmbHARRI AMIRA + Genesis G35 Lenses
2018Enera Flexmarkt - Gelingt so die Energiewende?Image FilmSteffen BoseckertMindcore Productions, Steffen Boseckert [de]RED RAVEN 4.5K + Canon Cine Primes + Steadicam
2018Shiseido - BareMinerals Original FoundationCommercialJohannes ZieglerJohannes Ziegler Filmproduktion [de]RED RAVEN + Sigma Art 1.4
2018Martin Bauer Group - The Nature NetworkImage FilmSteffen BoseckertMindcore Productions, Steffen Boseckert [de]SONY FS7 - CP.2 + Zeiss Otus
2018Ann Sophie - MovesMusic VideoMike MeyerMike Meyer Photography [de]RED RAVEN 4.5K + Angenieux EZ-1

Projects as steadicam operator

YearTitleGenredirectorProducerComment
2019Enera - Entspannt Strom sparen mit der enera-App / StromsparmeisterCommercialSteffen BoseckertMindcore Productions, Steffen Boseckert [de]
2019JMU Würzburg - Physik studieren in Würzburg: Die Welt neu entdecken!CommercialSteffen BoseckertMindcore Productions, Steffen Boseckert [de]
2019Shaolin Athletic Studios - Dein stärkster GegnerCommercialJohannes ZieglerJohannes Ziegler Filmproduktion [de]
2019OffenseEducation/Training ProductionMax BenyoHamburg Media SchoolARRI ALEXA + SUPREME PRIMES // 2DT
2019Marriott Bonvoy - Allianz ArenaCommercialFrederik WatzkaPanda Pictures GmbH
2019Beka - HitzeMusic VideoSteffen BoseckertMindcore Productions, Steffen Boseckert [de]
2019Boje (WT)Short FilmMultipleLichtspielfarm
2019No FearShort FilmKristina LipatovVirusARRI ALEXA MINI + COOKE 2x ANAMORPHIC LENS
2019Günter Wagenpfeil - Gib Ned AufMusic VideoJohannes ZieglerJohannes Ziegler Filmproduktion [de]
2019Autodesk - Power MillImage FilmLewis CaterPosh Gecko [uk]
2019Kliniken Hartenstein - Image 2019Image FilmSebastian LohfertFP Interactive GmbH [de]
2018Yourfone - Your DealCommercialJan LitzingerPanda Pictures GmbHARRI AMIRA + Genesis G35 Lenses
2018Enera Flexmarkt - Gelingt so die Energiewende?Image FilmSteffen BoseckertMindcore Productions, Steffen Boseckert [de]RED RAVEN 4.5K + Canon Cine Prime
2018Das Handwerk - Erik Wred. I this still craft?CommercialJohan KramerTrigger Happy Productions GmbHARRI ALEXA MINI COOKE 2xAnamorphic Lens
2018Peri - Quicksolve. Duo PlannerImage FilmDaniel PhilippPanda Pictures GmbHBlack Magic Ursa Mini 4.5K
2018Ann Sophie - MovesMusic VideoMike MeyerMike Meyer Photography [de]
2018Martin Bauer Group - The Nature NetworkImage FilmSteffen BoseckertMindcore Productions, Steffen Boseckert [de]Sony FS7 + CP.2 + Otus
2018Apassionata - Equilaland (Electronic Press Kit)EPK (Electronic Press Kit)Christian StribollSterntaucher FilmproduktionRED MONSTRO + Cooke Panchro Classis
2018Apassionata - EquilalandCommercialChristian StribollSterntaucher FilmproduktionRED MONSTRO + Cooke Panchro Classic
2018Bohemian Browser Ballett - Willkommen beim BAMF (Internetfilm)Short Film, Funk [de]Raphael SelterSteinberger Silberstein GmbHSONY FS7+PL Mount+ARRI HS

Film projects in other capacities

YearTitleGenreDirectorProducerComment
2019Reviderm - Employer Branding Film 2019Recruiting-VideoJohannes ZieglerPanda Pictures GmbHdirector
2019Shaolin Athletic Studios - Dein stärkster GegnerCommercialJohannes ZieglerJohannes Ziegler Filmproduktion [de]director
2019Shaolin Athletic Studios - Dein stärkster GegnerCommercialJohannes ZieglerJohannes Ziegler Filmproduktion [de]editor
2019Hashtag AnalogExperimental FilmJohannes ZieglerJohannes Ziegler Filmproduktion [de]editor
2019Hashtag AnalogExperimental FilmJohannes ZieglerJohannes Ziegler Filmproduktion [de]director
2019Hashtag AnalogExperimental FilmJohannes ZieglerJohannes Ziegler Filmproduktion [de]composer
2019Günter Wagenpfeil - Gib Ned AufMusic VideoJohannes ZieglerJohannes Ziegler Filmproduktion [de]editor
2019Günter Wagenpfeil - Gib Ned AufMusic VideoJohannes ZieglerJohannes Ziegler Filmproduktion [de]director
2018Shiseido - BareMinerals Original FoundationCommercialJohannes ZieglerJohannes Ziegler Filmproduktion [de]director
2018JomfruShort FilmElise Buhl KraghFilmby Vest [dk]Supporting Professor Kameradozent
2018Bayer - Frag Alex (Web-Magazin) (WT)Image SeriesJohannes ZieglerJohannes Ziegler Filmproduktion [de]editor
2018Bayer - Frag Alex (Web-Magazin) (WT)Image SeriesJohannes ZieglerJohannes Ziegler Filmproduktion [de]director
2018Toyota - How to...Image SeriesJohannes ZieglerJohannes Ziegler Filmproduktion [de]director
2018Toyota - How to...Image SeriesJohannes ZieglerJohannes Ziegler Filmproduktion [de]producer
2018Toyota - How to...Image SeriesJohannes ZieglerJohannes Ziegler Filmproduktion [de]editor
2018Fitfox - Image (Digitale Schaufenster)CommercialJohannes ZieglerJohannes Ziegler Filmproduktion [de]producer
2018Fitfox - Image (Digitale Schaufenster)CommercialJohannes ZieglerJohannes Ziegler Filmproduktion [de]director
2018Günter Wagenpfeil - Wilde WasserMusic VideoJohannes ZieglerJohannes Ziegler Filmproduktion [de]editor
2018Günter Wagenpfeil - Wilde WasserMusic VideoJohannes ZieglerJohannes Ziegler Filmproduktion [de]director
2018Vera Wagenpfeil - Ich denke in FotosImage FilmJohannes ZieglerJohannes Ziegler Filmproduktion [de]director

Other projects

YearProject typeTitleActivityCompany
2018work as a lecturerKamera Dozent - Filmklasse Kulturskole TønderKamera DozentTønder Kulturskole
2017work as a lecturerKamera Dozent - FilmDozentTønder Kulturskole

Film awards

YearFilmAwardCategory 
2019Tears of the OliveIFC Independent Film Collaborative AwardDocumentaryWinner
2019Tears of the OliveThe Taste Awards [us]Best foreign language filmWinner
2019Tears of the OliveOpen Window Int. Film Challenge [in]Jury Special MentionWinner
2019Tears of the OliveInt'l Motion Festival [cy]Short & SweetNominated
2018KrumpFort Myers Film Festival [us]DocumentaryNominated
2018Tears of the OliveGreat Lakes Int'l Film Festival [us]Main Competition Best Doc.Nominated
2018Tears of the OliveCinqueTerre FilmFest [it]Short DocumentaryNominated
2018Tears of the OliveGreat Message Int'l Film Festival [in]Best DocumentaryNominated
2018Tears of the OliveMontecatini Int'l Short Film Festival [it]Best Short Doc.Nominated
2018Tears of the OliveWildlife Conservation Film Festival [us]Online EditionNominated
2018Tears of the OliveInt'l Film Festival AgroFilm [sk]Rector's AwardWinner
2017KrumpAsia South East-Short Film Festival Summer [kh]Special MentionWinner
2017KrumpMadrid Art Film Festival [es]Special Jury AwardWinner
2017KrumpNew Zealand Film Award [nz]Special Jury AwardWinner
2017KrumpFestival Int. du Filme in Nancy [fr]Sektion German FilmsNominated
2017KrumpInt. Festival of Red Cross and Health Film [bg]Short DocumentaryNominated
2017KrumpBerlin Short Film FestivalOfficial Selection Best Short DocNominated
2017KrumpThe Melbourne Documentary Film Festival [au]Competition - Doc Short Int.Nominated
2017KrumpSchleswig-Holstein Film FestKurz DokumentationNominated
2017KrumpBerlin Independant Film FestivalCompetitionNominated
2017Tears of the OliveBeyond Earth Film Festival (12/2018) [in]Best Short DocNominated
2016KrumpCapital Filmmakers Festival Berlin [de]DocumentaryNominated
2015Authentic.Milk - Wo die Milch herkommtMo & Friese KinderKurzFilmFestivalCompetitionNominated
2013Authentic.Milk - Wo die Milch herkommtHELD Short Documentary Film Festival [uk]CompetitionNominated

Awards

YearAward
2019"Tears of the Olive" Best Foreign Language Film @ The Taste Awards 2019 USA
2019Official Selection - Tränen der Olive - American Documentary Film Festival (Palm Springs, USA)2019
2018WINNER "Curator Award" - Agrofilm Festival 2018 (Nitra, SK)
2017WINNER "Best Science Fiction Short" with Near Kepler @ NEO INT. FILM FESTIVAL OHIO USA
2016Gewinner Deutscher Agenturpreis 2016 mit "Marketing Shorties - Netspirits"
2016Official Selection - Naturgewalt - 6th NEW VISION INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL Kiev Ukraine
2016Official Selection - Naturgewalt - California Film Awards - GOLD
2015Official Selection - Shorts at Moonlight Frankfurt - with "Zwei Zucker"
2015Official Selection - CINEVANA Film Festival Amsterdam - with "Naturgewalt"
2015Official Selection - NAPERVILLE INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL USA - with "Zwei Zucker"
2015Official Selection - Mo&Friese KinderKurzFilmFestival Hamburg with "authentic.milk"
2015Official Selection - NW Short Film Festival Kanada - with "Zwei Zucker"
2015WON!!! - Newbie Filmaward für den besten Erstlingsfilm ID15 Karlsruhe with - "Zwei Zucker"
2015Official Selection - Undependence Film Festival Edingburgh - with "Zwei Zucker"
2015Official Selection - YouFilmmaker Filmfestival Neapel Italy - with "Zwei Zucker"
2015Official Selection - Independent Days Int. Filmfest Karlsruhe 2015 mit "Zwei Zucker"
2015Official Selection - ZWEI ZUCKER International Art and Diseases Short Film Festival - FICAE, Spanien
2015Official Selection - ZWEI ZUCKER im Filmprogramm Soirée Allemande 10 / 2015
2014Official Selection - Austin Filmfestival Texas USA 2014 with "Zwei Zucker"
2014Official Selection - Bridge Filmfestival Kosovo Mitrovica 2014 - with "Zwei Zucker"
2014Official Selection - Göttinger Kurzfilmfestival 2014 with "Zwei Zucker"
2014Official Selection - Viewster Online Film Fest 2014 with "Zwei Zucker"
2013Official Selection - abgedreht 25. Nachwuchs Filmfestival Hamburg 2013 with "Leben"
2013Official Selection - 2nd Motion International Festival Cyprus 2013 with "Urban Heartbeat"
2013Official Selection - ADC Festival Hamburg 2013 with "Urban Heartbeat"
2013Official Selection - HELD Filmfestival London 2013 with "authentic.milk"

Basic data

NationalityBrazilian, German
LanguagesEnglish (Good), German (Native speaker)
Experience abroadNorth America: USA
Eastern Europe: Russia, Ukraine
Southern Europe: Italy, Portugal
Western Europe: France, Great Britain
Special skillsWORK WITH CAMERAS:

For example:
PHANTOM HIGH SPEED
ARRI AMIRA / ALEXA XT - SXT - 4:3 etc....
Canon C100 / C300 / C500 4K
Black Magic 4K Prod. Cam
Canon MK 2 & 3
RED ONE, EPIC, RAVEN
Sony F3, F5, FS7...
Sony HD CAM / XD Cam
Grass Valley LDK8000 LIVE
XD Cam / DigiBeta / HD Cam
etc.......


STEADICAM SYSTEMS I'am comfortable with:

Systems:
Tiffen Steadicam System div. Modelle - Archer / Master / Flyer etc...
GPI Pro Cine System
Betz Tools Rig HD
Sachtler Artemis-HD Cine

POST:
Final Cut Pro 7
Adobe Premiere CC
Own equipment- RED RAVEN OWNER

Complete Cinema Camera Set.
RED RAVEN Digital Cinema Camera 4.5K EF

- STEADICAM OWNER

Professional Steadicam System
Betz RIG HD 12/24V
Tiffen G70 Arm
Sachtler ACT 2 Vest
Walter Klassen Hard Mount (Fahraufnahmen + Mitchel Plate)
GPI PRO Low Mode Bracket
Adicam Filmcart
California Sunbounce Windkiller PRO
Power Cable: ARRI ALEXA 24V, ARRI AMIRA/MINI, XLR, D-TAP, HiRose etc..
Transvideo Cine HD6" + SWIT HD 5" Monitor

IDX Camwave CW3 Wireless HD
Chrosziel Aladin Focus Iris Control
LicencesB (car) [eu]
Preferred place of workCommercial, TVC, Film, Feature.
Cinematographer, Director of Photography & professional Steadicam Operator.
Immediate working areaMunich
1st residence (federal state or country)Germany - Bavaria
2nd residence (where applicablen)Hamburg
Accommodation possibilitiesBerlin, Cologne, Kiel, Munich, Stuttgart, Würzburg
Associations