Rüdiger H. E. Kortz, director of photography, drone camera operator, Wiesbaden
© Rüdiger H. E. Kortz
  • Director of photography (85)
  • drone camera operator (4)
Born on 30.06.1955 in Frankfurt am Main (64 Years)

Contact

Philippsbergstr. 2565195  WiesbadenGermany
Mobile+49 179 6995828
Phone+49 611 598711
Fax+49 611 5290334

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About Rüdiger H. E. Kortz

Director of Photography - DoP
Cinematographer with major parts of works in the documentary department and industrial/institutional films
Director-DoP
International experiance

Projects as director of photography

YearTitleGenreDirectorProducerComment
2018Mensch Leute - Der Lichtmann. Ein Erfinder will die Welt verändernReport (Series), SWR [de]Christian HattesenSWR Südwestrundfunk [de]D.o.P.
2018Made in Südwest - Die Tele-Visionäre aus der Eifel. Frischer Wind bei TechniSatReport (Series), SWR [de]Fatma AykutSWR Südwestrundfunk [de]D.o.P.
2017Kalte Heimat - Fluchtgeschichten aus dem Süd-WestenDocumentary, SWR [de]Natascha WalterIlona Grundmann Filmproduction [de]D.o.P.
2017Starke Frauen im Süd-WestenDocumentary, SWR [de]Jutta KastenholzMontage+ Filmproduktion [de]D.o.P.
2017ZDF Sportreportage - Paralympics. Matthias Berg trifft Steffen LehmkerReport (Series), ZDF [de]Henrik DiekertMedia Atelier GmbHD.o.P.
2017ZDF Sportreportage - Plan, Wirtschaft, Fußball. Der chinesische WegReport (Series), ZDF [de]Henrik DiekertMedia Atelier GmbHD.o.P.
2017ZDF Sportreportage - Zwischen Sport und EskalationReport (Series), ZDF [de]Henrik DiekertMedia Atelier GmbHD.o.P.
2017ZDF Sportreportage - Auf der Suche nach der Anti-Gewalt-FormelReport (Series), ZDF [de]Henrik DiekertMedia Atelier GmbHD.o.P.
2017Lebensläufe - Werner Schunk. Vom Schlosser zum GehirnforscherDocumentary (Series), MDR [de]Astrid SpiegelbergSchoenerfernsehen, Astrid Spiegelberg GbR [de]D.o.P.
2016The Lance Stroll StoryReportJosh ShiamanESPN [ca]D.o.P.
2016Microsoft - Internet of Things. University of Applied Sciences FrankfurtImage FilmLawrence RichardsIndievisuals [de]D.o.P.
2016Microsoft - Dynamics CRM. SaarivaImage FilmLawrence RichardsIndievisuals [de]D.o.P.
2016Microsoft - Hackathon Uni FrankfurtImage FilmLawrence RichardsIndievisuals [de]D.o.P.
2016Lufthansa - Making of LH Tower. MUC AirportCorporate FilmRolf F. WenzelAudimax Kreation in Bild & Ton GmbHD.o.P.
2016Verrückt nach FlussDocumentary Series, ARD [de]MultipleBewegte Zeiten Filmproduktion GmbH1. Staffel - D.o.P.
2016Verrückt nach MeerDocumentary Series, ARD [de], BR [de]Gerrit MannesBewegte Zeiten Filmproduktion GmbH6. Staffel - D.o.P.
2015…da will ich hin! - Paris (WT)Report (Series)Maria C. SchneiderSR - Saarländischer Rundfunk [de]D.o.P.
2015Windstärke 8 - Das unvergessliche AbenteuerDocumentary, WDR [de]Wiel VerlindenCaligari Film- und Fernsehproduktions GmbHD.o.P.
2015Die TierdocsDocumentary Series, ZDF [de], ZDFinfo [de]Viktor StauderBewegte Zeiten Filmproduktion GmbHFolge 4 - D.o.P.
2015Verrückt nach MeerDocumentary Series, ARD [de], BR [de]Gerrit MannesBewegte Zeiten Filmproduktion GmbH5. Staffel - D.o.P.

Other projects

YearProject typeTitleActivityCompany
2013art | exhibitionWols AphorismenVideo-InstallationMuseum Wiesbaden
2012art | installationArchitektur: Faller-WeltenKünstlerKunstverein Walkmühle
2011art | exhibition47 Briefe – Die Geschichte der Familie GrünbaumVideo-InstallationMuseum Wiesbaden
2010art | installationStuhl-WeltenKünstlerKünstverein Walkmühle

Film awards

YearFilmAwardCategory 
1996Les reves de ToporDeutscher Kamerapreis 1996KameraWinner
1996Self Portrait On The Walls - Jim DineOscar - Accademy AwardBest Short DocumentaryNominated

Awards

YearAward
2009Terra X - Das Bronze-Kartell - Prix jeune public 2009 FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL DE BESANCON
2008Passionists - Mercedes GL - Silberne Viktoria - Internationale Wirtschaftsfilmtage Wien
2007Neue Gartenkunst - Im Kosmos von Charles Jencks - 1. Preis - Festival Cinefeuille-Gaillac Tarn
2000ALSTOM - Ein Strom von Ideen - State-of-the-Art-Award: Gold - ITVA Festival Washington DC
1998All about Looking - Jim Dine - Priz du mailleur reportage - Montreal Festival for Films on Art
1998Schätze der Welt - Bauhaus - Deutscher Kamerapreis Köln - Schnitt, Isabelle Allgeier
1996Topors Träume - Deutscher Kamerapreis Köln - Schnitt: Armin Riegel
1996Self portrait on the walls - Jim Dine - Gold Plaque - Chicago International Filmfestival
1996Topors Träume - Grimme Preis - Regie Buch, Sonderpreis des Landes NRW, Gerhard Thiel

Basic data

NationalityGerman
LanguagesEnglish (Fluent), French (Good)
Experience abroadArctic: Arctic
Australia and Oceania: Australia, Micronesia, New Zealand
Central America: Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Caribbean, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Jamaica, Nicaragua, Panama, Puerto Rico, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago
Middle East: Israel, Jordan, Oman, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Yemen
North Africa: Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia
North America: Alaska, Canada, Hawaii, Mexico, USA
Northern Europe: Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden
East Africa: Ethiopia, Kenya, Seychelles, Tanzania
East Asia: China, Japan
Eastern Europe: Belarus, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Rumania, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine, Yugoslavia
South Africa: Namibia, South Africa
South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Curacao, Ecuador, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela
Southern Europe: Andorra, Balearic Islands, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canary Islands, Croatia, Cyprus, Greece, Italy, Malta, Portugal, San Marino, Spain, Turkey, Vatican City
Southeast Asia: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Hongkong, India, Indonesia, Macau, Malaysia, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand
West Africa: Benin, Ghana, Niger
Western Europe: Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Great Britain, Ireland, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Scotland, Switzerland, [GDR German Democratic Republic]
Central Africa: Cameroon
Central Asia: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Tajikistan, Tibet, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
LicencesA (motorcycle) [eu], B (car) [eu], International Press Card, Motorboat Certificate Inland Water [de], Motorboat Certificate Sea [de]
Immediate working areaWiesbaden
1st residence (federal state or country)Germany - Hesse
Accommodation possibilitiesBerlin, Cologne, Hamburg, Munich, New York, Paris, Vienna
Associations