Julian C. Steiner, director of photography, Berlin
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About Julian C. Steiner

Julian is a Director of Photography. He started out as a Painter but as much as he loved it he couldn´t get his paintings to move so he began studying cinematography at the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg.

Today he is based in Berlin and is available for projects worldwide.

Projects as director of photography

2020Hella - Crying MenCommercialTarek RoehlingerKojoten Filmproduktion GmbH
2019Tiemo Hauer - Gespräche über die Vor- und Nachteile des AtmensMusic VideoHannes HöhnAtropos Filmproduktion GmbH [de]
2019Mercedes - X-Klasse (WT)CommercialPete SchillingNeuland
2018RosewoodShort FilmJonathan Benedict BehrFilmakademie Baden-Württemberg [de]Amira / Zeiss Ultra Primes
2018Mercedes - The Last WishSpec CommercialRaphael GhobadlooKojoten Filmproduktion GmbH
2018HolykarmaFashion FilmMultipleBigfish Filmproduktion GmbHARRI Alexa Mini - Angenieux 56-152 2S
2018Mazda - Introducing the All-New Mazda3CommercialPete SchillingNeuland
2017Chocolate ManShort FilmMurat GönültasFilmakademie Baden-Württemberg [de]ARRI Alexa - Hawk V-Plus | Angenieux 56-
2017Share Foods GmbH - Das 1+1 Prinzip von Share (Social Spot)CommercialJasmin LordAtropos Filmproduktion GmbH [de]ARRI Alexa - Master Primes
2017Die Idee von unsShort FilmTobias SchönenbergFilmakademie Baden-Württemberg [de]
2016Jägermeister - Connecting GenerationsSpec CommercialRaphael GhobadlooFilmakademie Baden-Württemberg [de]
2016Horizon Zero Dawn - The World Is Not Ours AnymoreSpec CommercialCornelius SchickFilmakademie Baden-Württemberg [de]RED Dragon - Leica Summicron C
2016Desert - Get rest (WT)Spec CommercialPeer-André GroteFilmakademie Baden-Württemberg [de]ARRI AMIRA - LEICA Summicron
2016Ihr wart einst Finsternis (Testimonial)Series PilotKatja GinnowFilmakademie Baden-Württemberg [de]ARRI ALEXA XT - Hawk V-Plus Lenses
2015Kanone (WT)Short FilmArvid KlapperFilmakademie Baden-Württemberg [de]RED Dragon 6K - Zeiss HS
2015Westwing - The Coup (WT)Spec CommercialPeer-André GroteFilmakademie Baden-Württemberg [de]ARRI Alexa - Zeiss HS
2015ITFS - AnimanTrailerMichael LangeFilmakademie Baden-Württemberg [de]ARRI Alexa - Ultra Primes
2015Wünsch dir was - 我爱你!我也爱你!Short FilmKlaus MerkelFilmakademie Baden-Württemberg [de]ARRI Alexa Plus - B & L Super Baltare
2014DodoShort FilmArvid KlapperFilmakademie Baden-Württemberg [de]ARRI 416 Plus - Zeiss HS
2014The Correct InsultShort FilmJanis AschbergerFilmakademie Baden-Württemberg [de]ARRI Alexa - Ultra Primes

Film projects in other capacities

2018Mercedes-Benz - Digital Light. HD LED Headlights technologyCommercialMaximilian VillwockLeBerg GmbH2nd unit dop

Film awards

2019Chocolate ManEuropean Cinematography AwardsBest Student CinematographyWinner
2019Chocolate ManAsian Cinematography AwardsBest Asian CinematographerWinner
2019Chocolate ManEuropean Cinematography AwardsBest Student CinematographyWinner
2019Chocolate ManEuropean Cinematography AwardsBest European CinematographyWinner
2019Mercedes - The Last WishSpotlight Students Awards [de]Gold - Publikumspreis (Web & Mobile)Winner

Basic data

LanguagesEnglish (Fluent), German (Native speaker)
Experience abroadNorth America: USA
Northern Europe: Iceland
Eastern Europe: Poland
Southern Europe: Spain
Western Europe: Austria, France, Switzerland
LicencesB (car) [eu]
Immediate working areaBerlin
1st residence (federal state or country)Germany - Berlin
2nd residence (where applicablen)München
Accommodation possibilitiesBerlin, Ludwigsburg, Munich, Nuremberg