Portrait | © Jakob Adolphi
  • director of photography (40)
  • 2nd unit dop (5)
  • camera operator (4)
Born 1985 in Halle (Saale) (33 Years)

Contact

Neptunweg 4 (Zweitwohnung in Berlin vorhanden)06118  Halle (Saale)Germany
Mobile+49 1520 4348881
Phone+49 1520 4348881
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About Markus Kloth

- www.markus-kloth.com -

Markus Kloth is a freelance cinematographer for fiction and documentary films. He is
based in Halle (Saale) and Berlin.
He studied Cinematography at the Film University Babelsberg „Konrad Wolf“ and the
Cuban International Film School (EICTV) and received his degree (graded „excellent“)
from the Film University Babelsberg in 2013.
The short film „Mondwärts“ (director: Aron Lehmann) was screened at several film
festivals, got rated as „valuable“ by the FBW (the German film-rating
commission) and was broadcast on television in 2010. His thesis film
“Zima“ (dir: Marcus Heep) was nominated for the German Short Film Award 2013 and
also shown on television. The documentary “Breath – Beyond the obvious“ (dir:
Roland Elí Sachs) premiered at the Hof International Film Festival and was
broadcasted by ARTE in 2015. „Bruder Jakob“ (dir: Roland Elí Sachs) was selected for
the international programme at Dok-Leipzig International Film Festival 2016 and was
nominated for the „Goethe-Institute Documentary Film Prize“.
His projects were tutored by Wim Wenders, Pepe Danquart, Michael Hammon,
Sophie Maintigneux, Martin Sobørg and Andreas Dresen.

Projects as director of photography

YearTitleGenredirectorProducerComment
2018DrübenlandShort Feature FilmArne Kohlweyer 42film GmbH
2018Zärtlichkeiten im BusTV-Show, MDR [de]Jonas Schütte 42film GmbH
2018Bohemian Browser Ballett (Webkanal)Series, Funk [de]Multiple Turbokultur GmbH
2017Glen Dimplex - System MImage Film Alexander Säidowunfourseen GbR [de]Red
2017Motel One - Klub 7CommercialFrederic LeitzkeEditude Pictures GbR [de]
2017Volkswagen Future Center Europe - How we workCommercialMalte Heitman United Visions GmbHArri Amira, Ultra Primes, MöVi+FS7
2017Schau in meine Welt - Maya. Mein Leben ohne HaareReport (Series), KiKA Kinderkanal [de]Anne Scheschonk In One Media
2017Ute Finckh-­Krämer - Bundestagswahl 2017CommercialKerstin Müllertausend³, Kerstin Müller [de]
2017NemopheliaExerimental FilmMirjam Dahl Pedersen Mirjam Dahl Pedersen FilmproduktionSony F55 P+S converted CanonFD
2017Car2Go - Proud to ShareCommercialMultipleScholz & Friends GmbH [de]12 DT in D/ I / Au / Sp
2017Nike Vapormax - The VaultCommercial Alexander Säidow Watchmen Productions GmbHGimbal
2017Diageo Pampero - Rum Experience 2017CommercialFrederic LeitzkeEditude Pictures GbR [de]München, Hamburg, Berlin
2017Maya: Me, My Selfie and IDocumentaryAnne Scheschonk In One Media
2017Trans-Eurasia Logistics - Claudia Pechstein Networks-to-NetworksCommercialSascha ScholzLichtempfindlich Filmproduktion, Matthias FritscheRed Weapon
2017Mokli - Die Hilfefinder-App für Jugendliche in NotCommercialStefan DecknerKaruna e.V. [de]K35 Cine Lens + FS7+Gimbal
2017Sebastian Grüner - Personal Trainer (Webfilm)Image FilmStefan DecknerSebastian Grüner ProduktionSony FS7 / Sony A7s+Gimbal
2017Shooting StarsDocumentary Laura ReichwaldHfbK Hochschule für bildende Künste Hamburg [de]Sony A7S
2016EKD - TuR - Trans* und Reformation 2017CommercialAnne ScheschonkCrosscut MediaSony A7s + Gimbal
2016Rampue - Adagio for PhoenicopterusMusic Video Christian BrechtEditude Pictures GbR [de]Sony FS7 / Sony A7s+Gimbal
2016Andhim - SuperMusic VideoJeanette Karstaedt 'N Film, Filmproduktion Berlin GbRGimbal+A7s / FS7
2016Girl-HeartedDocumentaryAnne ScheschonkAnne Scheschonk FilmSony FS7
2016Lose SightShort Feature FilmLisa WagnerKHM Kunsthochschule für Medien Köln [de]Alexa 2K
2016Brother JakobDocumentary Elí Roland SachsDokomotive GbRCanon C300
2015All in AllShort Documentary Laura ReichwaldHfbK Hochschule für bildende Künste Hamburg [de]Canon 5D M3
2014AushaltenShort Feature Film Sebastian HusakTexo Filme [de]Canon 5D M3
2013AuflösungShort Feature FilmHelge BrummeHfbK Hochschule für bildende Künste Hamburg [de]Sony F3 + Atomos Samurai
2012Und ob schon wir wanderten im finsteren TalShort Feature Film Laura ReichwaldPicturis Produktion [de]S 16mm
2012ZimaShort Feature FilmMarcus HeepFilmuniversität Babelsberg Konrad Wolf (formerly HFF Konrad Wolf) [de]Arri Alexa PLus
2012Breath - Behind the ObviousDocumentary Elí Roland SachsKHM Kunsthochschule für Medien Köln [de]Arri Alexa
2011MisfortuneShort Feature Film Martin MonkMartin Monk ProduktionSony FS 100
2011Der kleine TodShort Feature FilmMarcus HeepFilmuniversität Babelsberg Konrad Wolf (formerly HFF Konrad Wolf) [de]S 16mm Schwarz/Weiß
2011Evil DateShort Feature FilmDavid WnendtFilmuniversität Babelsberg Konrad Wolf (formerly HFF Konrad Wolf) [de]Sony PDW F800 + P&S Adapter
2010AmanteShort Feature FilmMarcus HeepFilmuniversität Babelsberg Konrad Wolf (formerly HFF Konrad Wolf) [de]Sony PDW F800 + P&S Adapter
2009Mädchen war gesternShort Feature FilmHanna SalzerFilmuniversität Babelsberg Konrad Wolf (formerly HFF Konrad Wolf) [de]XDCAM EX
2009MondwärtsShort Feature Film, RBB [de] Aron LehmannFilmuniversität Babelsberg Konrad Wolf (formerly HFF Konrad Wolf) [de]S 16mm
2009ParadisoShort Feature FilmGeorg KußmannFilmuniversität Babelsberg Konrad Wolf (formerly HFF Konrad Wolf) [de]S 35mm
2008BrandenburgShort DocumentaryFlorian BaronFilmuniversität Babelsberg Konrad Wolf (formerly HFF Konrad Wolf) [de]16mm
2008Von Popcorn und RaubtierenShort Documentary Philip NauckFilmuniversität Babelsberg Konrad Wolf (formerly HFF Konrad Wolf) [de]16mm
200880s Girl & Metal BoyShort Feature Film Benjamin RaederFilmuniversität Babelsberg Konrad Wolf (formerly HFF Konrad Wolf) [de]S 16mm
2001Le Petit PrinceTV MovieLorenz Christian KöhlerDrehbühne Berlin [de]90 Min / Studio

Projects as camera operator

YearTitleGenredirectorProducerComment
2014Toyota Aygo - PrankCommercialHans-Jürgen Lewi Lewandowski Lovestone Film GmbHBlack Magic Pocket Camera
2014Skoda - 25 Jahre MauerfallCommercialNico BeyerLeagas Delaney Hamburg GmbH [de]Red Dragon+Hawk / Black Magic
2009Sechzehn, was sonstShort Feature FilmMultipleFilmuniversität Babelsberg Konrad Wolf (formerly HFF Konrad Wolf) [de]Arri D21 + Hawk Anamorphoten
2008TaschengeldShort Feature FilmBanu KepenekFilmuniversität Babelsberg Konrad Wolf (formerly HFF Konrad Wolf) [de]Sony F 35

Film projects in other capacities

YearTitleGenreDirectorProducerComment
2017Oh du Ehrliche - Weihnachten unzensiert (Internetfilm)Short Feature Film, Funk [de]Fabian Möhrke Turbokultur GmbHgaffer
2017Mokli - Die Hilfefinder-App für Jugendliche in NotCommercialStefan DecknerKaruna e.V. [de]still photographer
2016Silly – Frei von AngstDocumentary FeatureSven HalfarArsenal Filmverleih [de]live-camera operator Sony FS7 & Dolly
2014Nasty - ShokkaMusic VideoCarlo Oppermann ambitious.filmsgaffer
2014Real LifeIndie Feature Film Robert HeberFilmuniversität Babelsberg Konrad Wolf (formerly HFF Konrad Wolf) [de]gaffer
2013FischeShort Feature FilmSarah SchreierNIVRE Film & Studio GmbHgaffer
2012Le Règne AnimalShort Feature FilmGéraldine RodKHM Kunsthochschule für Medien Köln [de]gaffer
2012Q and AIndie Feature Film Hans Steinbichler Karibufilm GmbHelectrician
2011Komm hinters LichtShort Feature FilmJudith BeuthFilmuniversität Babelsberg Konrad Wolf (formerly HFF Konrad Wolf) [de]electrician
2011Kiss offShort Feature Film Jakob LassFilmuniversität Babelsberg Konrad Wolf (formerly HFF Konrad Wolf) [de]gaffer
2011Sie nennen mich SueShort Feature FilmSara BungartzDFFB - Deutsche Film- und Fernsehakademie Berlin [de]electrician
2011Side Effect HappinessDocumentaryMultipleHazard Entertainmentcolorist
2010Don't mess with Dieter!Short Feature Film Christian Heinbockel Filmarche Berlin e.V.colorist
2009Der DoppelgängerShort Feature FilmMultipleFilmuniversität Babelsberg Konrad Wolf (formerly HFF Konrad Wolf) [de]electrician
2009Ready MadeShort Feature FilmJohannes LeistnerFilmuniversität Babelsberg Konrad Wolf (formerly HFF Konrad Wolf) [de]additional electrician
2009ZwillingeShort Feature FilmFlorian GottschickFilmuniversität Babelsberg Konrad Wolf (formerly HFF Konrad Wolf) [de]gaffer
2009AdultfilmShort Feature Film Thomas BrekleFilmuniversität Babelsberg Konrad Wolf (formerly HFF Konrad Wolf) [de]electrician
2009GroßmütterchenShort Feature FilmBanu KepenekFilmuniversität Babelsberg Konrad Wolf (formerly HFF Konrad Wolf) [de]additional electrician
2008NachtschichtShort Feature Film Florian LampersbergerFilmuniversität Babelsberg Konrad Wolf (formerly HFF Konrad Wolf) [de]electrician
2007MarthaShort Feature FilmMara Eibl-EibesfeldtMartha Filmproduktion Teichmann & Eibl-Eibesfeldt GbRelectrician
2007Yellow Cake - Die Lüge von der sauberen EnergieDocumentaryJoachim TschirnerUm Welt Film Produktionsgesellschaft mbH [de]camera trainee
2006ScenarioShort Feature FilmNicole WassermannFilmakademie Baden-Württemberg [de]electrician
2006UnbelehrbarFeature FilmAnke HenschelFront Film Anke Hentschelelectrician

Basic data

NationalityGerman
LanguagesEnglish (Fluent), French (Basic knowledge), German (Native speaker), Italian (Basic knowledge), Spanish (Fluent)
Experience abroadAustralia and Oceania: Australia
Central America: Cuba, Nicaragua
North Africa: Tunisia
North America: USA
Northern Europe: Sweden
Eastern Europe: Poland, Rumania
Southern Europe: Italy, Spain
Western Europe: Austria, France, Switzerland
LicencesB (car) [eu]
Immediate working areaLeipzig
1st residence (federal state or country)Germany - Saxony-Anhalt
2nd residence (where applicablen)Berlin
Accommodation possibilitiesBerlin, Cologne, Halle, Hamburg, Leipzig, Munich
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