Rüdiger H. E. Kortz, director of photography, drone camera operator, Wiesbaden
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  • Director of photography
  • drone camera operator
Born on 30.06.1955 in Frankfurt am Main (65 Years)

Contact

Philippsbergstr. 2565195  WiesbadenGermany
Mobile+49 179 6995828

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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

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YearTitleGenreDirectorProducerComment
2020Lotte Eisner (K)ein Ort. Nirgends (WT)Documentary FeatureTimon KoulmasisIlona Grundmann Filmproduction [de]DoP
2020Happy Birthday, Princess Eliza! (Schlösser und Gärten Hessen)Exhibition FilmJürgen CzwienkMedia Atelier GmbHDoP, Drohne Operator, Gimbal Operator
2020IBM - Content is King (Interviews)Corporate FilmTrey FarleyMerchant Cantos [uk]DoP
2020Accenture - Frank's Forum (Livestream Folge 6)Event RecordingMona BogorinskiCamera Crew Germany [de]DoP
2019Bekannt im Land - Zeitreise an Saar und ObermoselDocumentary (Series), SWR [de]Uta MeyerSWR Südwestrundfunk
2019Zum Sterben schön! Kaliforniens Friedhofsstadt ColmaDocumentary, ARD [de]Viktor StauderIlona Grundmann Filmproduction [de]
2019Accenture - Frank's Forum (Livestream Folge 1-5)Event RecordingMona BogorinskiCamera Crew Germany [de]DoP
2018Mensch Leute - Der Lichtmann. Ein Erfinder will die Welt verändernReport (Series), SWR [de]Christian HattesenSWR SüdwestrundfunkD.o.P.
2018Made in Südwest - Die Tele-Visionäre aus der Eifel. Frischer Wind bei TechniSatReport (Series), SWR [de]Fatma AykutSWR SüdwestrundfunkD.o.P.
2018Echtes Leben - Späte VäterDocumentary (Series), ARD [de]Viktor StauderIlona Grundmann Filmproduction [de]DoP
2018Vodafone - V by VodafoneCorporate FilmOlly VincentTVC Group [uk]DoP
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.
2017Die Sexbombe von nebenan - Wie Pin-ups die Welt erobertenDocumentary, ARD [de]Viktor StauderIlona Grundmann Filmproduction [de]DoP
2016The Lance Stroll StoryReportJosh ShiamanESPN [us]D.o.P.

Projects as drone camera operator

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YearTitleGenreDirectorProducerComment
2018Mensch Leute - Der Lichtmann. Ein Erfinder will die Welt verändernReport (Series), SWR [de]Christian HattesenSWR Südwestrundfunk
2017Starke Frauen im Süd-WestenDocumentary, SWR [de]Jutta KastenholzMontage+ Filmproduktion [de]
2014Schlösser-Gärten Hessen - Impuls Romantik Apo (Internetfilm)Corporate FilmJürgen CzwienkMedia Atelier GmbH
2014Die TierdocsDocumentary Series, ZDF [de], ZDFinfo [de]Viktor StauderBewegte Zeiten Filmproduktion GmbH

Film projects in other capacities

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YearTitleGenreDirectorProducerComment
2014MSD - Animal HealthIndustrial VideoRüdiger H. E. KortzSurridge Films GmbHdirector
2014Economist Group - Image 2014Industrial VideoRüdiger H. E. KortzCrews Control [us]director
2014Carrier - ImageIndustrial VideoRüdiger H. E. KortzSurridge Films GmbHdirector
2014Bain & Company - Dirk VaderCorporate FilmRüdiger H. E. KortzSurridge Films GmbHdirector
2014Commerzbank - PCRB. Von den Besten lernenIndustrial VideoMultipleSchreckenberg Filmdirector
2014Commerzbank Händlerzentrum - Herr DauscherIndustrial VideoMultipleSchreckenberg Filmdirector
2002Heimat 3 - Chronik einer ZeitenwendeTV Movie (multi-part)Edgar ReitzEdgar Reitz Filmproduktion GmbH [de]2nd unit dop

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 French German Italian
Experience abroadArctic: Arctic
Australia and Oceania: Australia, Kiribati, Micronesia, New Zealand, Polynesia, Samoa, Tahiti, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu
Central America: Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Caribbean, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Jamaica, Martinique, 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, Moldova, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Poland, Rumania, Russia, Serbia, 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, Monaco, Portugal, San Marino, Spain, Turkey, Vatican City
Southeast Asia: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Hongkong, India, Indonesia, Macau, Malaysia, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand
West Africa: Benin, Ghana, Niger
Western Europe: Austria, Belgium, England, France, Germany, Great Britain, Ireland, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Scotland, Switzerland, Wales, [GDR German Democratic Republic]
Central Africa: Cameroon
Central Asia: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, 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
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