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About Maayane Bouhnik

Director of photography based in Europe. Focused on narrative story telling, as well as music video and commercial. Recently was the DP of the music video PAGE by ED SHEERAN.

Her experience spans working with analog film formats (16mm, 35mm), as well as the intricacies of digital processes. Additionally, she has honed her skills shooting underwater.

Visual translation of inspiring stories is her true passion, specially composing touching moments while painting with light. Within the filmmaking process, she thrives on the exhilarating moments of excitement and adrenaline, as well as the delicate balance of sensitivity and concentration the process requires. Her strength lies in her precision throughout the creative journey, enabling her to adapt and improvise while staying true to the project's vision. She sees importance in hard work and collaboration. Teamwork is the cornerstone of her craft, as it brings out the best visions. She always seek out the most challenging, yet captivating and joyful paths, as she believes they lead to extraordinary results.

Born to a French family in Haifa, she cultivated her skills in the Israeli industry before moving to Europe in 2019, where she joined the cinematography program at DFFB in Berlin. She started as a film student at Thelma Yellin school of art, later served as the first female chief cinematographer for the IDF.

With fluency in English, Hebrew, French, and German, She is excited to collaborate in any language and location.

Movies as director of photography

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YearTitleGenreDirector of photographyProducerComment
2023Ed Sheeran - PageMusic VideoMaayane BouhnikConrad Lexow Produktion [de]
2023Solar Powered Moon Town - I'm a FreakMusic VideoMaayane BouhnikMagdalena Jacob Produktion [de]
2023The Dayze - Night ShiftMusic VideoMaayane BouhnikThe Dayze
2023BabEducation/Training ProductionMaayane BouhnikBezalel Academy of Arts and Design [il]
2023Dream (WT)Education/Training ProductionMaayane BouhnikDeutsche Film- und Fernsehakademie Berlin (DFFB)
2023Oxygen PleaseShort FilmMaayane BouhnikSapir College [il]
2023Soma und RasmusShort FilmMaayane BouhnikTim Lanzinger Produktion [de]
202221st Maccabiah GamesCommercialMaayane BouhnikKeshet TV [il]
2022The Noise That Colors MakeShort FilmMaayane BouhnikDeutsche Film- und Fernsehakademie Berlin (DFFB)
2022J.Lamotta & Jenny Penki - KaraokeMusic VideoMaayane BouhnikPolly Muchnik Produktion [de]
2022Ron Asael - AprilMusic VideoMaayane BouhnikRoy Kanevsky Production [il]
2022TorporShort FilmMaayane BouhnikDeutsche Film- und Fernsehakademie Berlin (DFFB)
2022The Fisherman's WifeShort FilmMaayane BouhnikHarel Ben Melech Production [il]
2022DWF - Liebe Im RückwärtsgangMusic VideoMaayane BouhnikRaffaelo Lupperberg, DWF Production [de]
2022What is Age (WT)Short FilmMaayane BouhnikDeutsche Film- und Fernsehakademie Berlin (DFFB)
2021AgnaShort FilmMaayane BouhnikClara Puhlmann Produktion [de]
2021Systemabsturz - Daten Daten DatenMusic VideoMaayane BouhnikDéjàvü, Carlotta Cornehl [de]
2020SorryEducation/Training ProductionMaayane BouhnikDeutsche Film- und Fernsehakademie Berlin (DFFB)
2020Watch For Whales - ButterflyMusic VideoMaayane BouhnikClara Puhlmann Produktion [de]
2020Watch for Whales - Don't WaitMusic VideoMaayane BouhnikClara Puhlmann Produktion [de]

Movies in other capacities

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YearTitleGenreDirectorProducerComment
2023Damals plötzlich jetztShort FilmMultipleJägerinnen Filmemacherinnen - Melissa Isabell Jäger und Mo Jäger GbR [de]scuba camera operator
2023Issues (WT)Short FilmMoritz GeiserDeutsche Film- und Fernsehakademie Berlin (DFFB)lighting technician / electrician
2023Solar Powered Moon Town - I'm a FreakMusic VideoMagdalena JacobMagdalena Jacob Produktion [de]colorist
2023BabEducation/Training ProductionLyri MiloBezalel Academy of Arts and Design [il]colorist
2022SlimaneShort FilmCarlos PereiraDeutsche Film- und Fernsehakademie Berlin (DFFB)gaffer
2022DWF - Liebe Im RückwärtsgangMusic VideoAkira KawasakiRaffaelo Lupperberg, DWF Production [de]colorist
2021Wo keine Götter sind, walten GespensterIndependent Feature FilmBastian GaschoDeutsche Film- und Fernsehakademie Berlin (DFFB)lighting technician / electrician
2021Arthur & DianaIndependent Feature FilmSara SummaDeutsche Film- und Fernsehakademie Berlin (DFFB)lighting technician / electrician
2021MemoShort FilmNelson AlgomedaDeutsche Film- und Fernsehakademie Berlin (DFFB)lighting technician / electrician
2021A New Night (NOT RELEASED)Short FilmPaolo LaganàPaolo Laganá Production [de]gaffer
2021ValentineEducation/Training ProductionMaayane BouhnikDeutsche Film- und Fernsehakademie Berlin (DFFB)editor
2020The Best SupperDocumentaryMoritz Richard SchmidtMoritz Richard Schmidt Produktion [de]1st assistant camera
2020ValentineEducation/Training ProductionMaayane BouhnikDeutsche Film- und Fernsehakademie Berlin (DFFB)director
2020Watch For Whales - ButterflyMusic VideoMultipleClara Puhlmann Produktion [de]director
2020SpitShort FilmSarah Miro FischerRudel Film UG (haftungsbeschränkt)lighting technician / electrician
2020Watch for Whales - Don't WaitMusic VideoMultipleClara Puhlmann Produktion [de]director
2020Blind SpotsShort FilmLuis SchubertDeutsche Film- und Fernsehakademie Berlin (DFFB)lighting technician / electrician
2019Hold Onto The TopShort FilmGadi YampelMaayane Bouhnik Produktion [de]colorist
2019Hold Onto The TopShort FilmGadi YampelMaayane Bouhnik Produktion [de]editor
2018Hold Onto The TopShort FilmGadi YampelMaayane Bouhnik Produktion [de]producer

Awards

YearAward
2023The Santa Barbara Jewish Film Festival, USA. Official selection with The fisherman’s wife (dop)
2022Izmir International Film Festival, Turkey. Official selection with ''The fisherman’s wife'' (dop).
2022Flickers´s Rhode Island International Film Festival, USA. Semi finalist with ''The fisherman’s wife'' (dop).
2022Anatalia film festival, Turkey - Official selection with ''Agna'' (dop).
2020Swindon independent film festival, England - official selection with "Hold onto the top" (dop).
2019AltAA- ALTERNATIV film festival, Canada - Semi-finalist "Hold onto the top" (dop)
2019LISBON FILM RENDEVOUZ, Portogal - Semi-finalist with "Hold onto the top" (dop)
2019ANDER THE STARS INTERNATIONAL film festival, Italy - Official selection "Hold onto the top" (dop)
2019CE L'HO CORTO film festival, Italy - Official selection with "Hold onto the top" (dop).
2012Jerusalem International film festival, Israel. Best short student film with ''Clown'' (dop)
2011Klip Tzair, Tel-Aviv, 2nd price, best student music video with "Ad Mahar" Music video (dop)

Basic data

NationalityFrench, Israeli
LanguagesEnglishFrenchGermanHebrewSpanish
LicencesB (car) [eu], diving licence - PADI Advanced Open Water Diver [int]
EducationDFFB
Immediate working areaBerlin
1st residence (federal state or country)Germany - Berlin
Accommodation possibilitiesBarcelona, Berlin, Melbourne, New York, Paris, Tel Aviv