Andrés Lizana Prado, director of photography, scuba dop, 1st assistant camera, Berlin
© Andrés Lizana Prado 2012
  • Director of photography (76)
  • scuba dop (53)
  • 1st assistant camera (127)
Born on 11.10.1973 in Valparaiso / Chile (46 Years)

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About Andrés Lizana Prado

ANDRÉS LIZANA PRADO - DoP

ANDRÉS was born in Valparaiso, Chile and grew up in Berlin, Germany. He has several years experience as a Focus Puller working on international feature films, TV and commercial projects.

Since 2006 he has specialized in Underwater Camera, leading to projects on feature films, commercials and music videos in numerous countries.

As a DoP, Andrés shot his first feature short in 2010, winning
"Best Cinematography" at Rhode Island International Film Festival 2010, followed by music videos, commercials, documentaries, image films etc.
He has also worked as 2nd unit DoP, camera operator and aerial camera operator.

Andrés is an adventurous and open-minded multilingual all-round talent, world traveller and photographer. He is based in Berlin and Cape Town and speaks fluent German, English and Spanish.

Projects as director of photography

YearTitleGenreDirectorProducerComment
2018Ein Wochenende im AugustTV Movie, ARD [de], Degeto [de]Esther GronenbornMOOVIE GmbHB-Cam 1 DT
2018MyToys - SpringCommercialRobin PolakCzar [de]B-Cam / 2nd Unit DoP
2018The Wholls - Going DownMusic VideoManuel CortezBoom Yeah, Manuel Cortez [de]DoP & Underwatercamera Op.
2018Kommissarin Heller - HerzversagenTV-Movie (Series), ZDF [de]Christiane BalthasarZiegler Film GmbH & Co. KG2nd Unit / B-cam - ARRI ALEXA MINI
2017Intel - Falcon 8+Corporate FilmMatt LuemVimby [us]Sony a7S MkII
2017Cro feat. Wyclef Jean - TodasMusic VideoLil’ InternetMutter & Vater Productions GmbHUnderwater DoP
2017Electric GirlFeature FilmZiska RiemannNiko Film2nd Unit / B-cam - ARRI ALEXA
2017Jonas Monar - Alle guten DingeMusic VideoKatja KuhlMutter & Vater Productions GmbHARRI ALEXA Plus
2017Mudi - TräneMusic VideoHenrik RegelHenrik Regel ProduktionARRI ALEXA Plus
2016Intel - Drone 500CommercialSergio AbujaVimby [us]Sony A7s MkII
2016Moritz Garth - Kaltes WasserMusic VideoFlorian AndersBitstream Music LabARRI ALEXA - HAWK anamorphic
2015Intel - Drone 100CommercialSergio AbujaVimby [us]Sony A7s MkII
2015Porsche - Patrick Dempsey. The Biggest DreamImage FilmDaniel LwowskiKatapult Filmproduktion GmbHB-Cam - Sony FS-7
2015Deutsche Telekom - Bonnie & Clyde (WT)CommercialBora DagtekinMarkenfilm Crossing GmbH (formerly BM8 GmbH) [de]B-Cam - ARRI ALEXA + Underwater
2015Edeka - Dorfdrift. Spektakulär kurze LieferwegeCommercialMicky SuelzerBigfish Filmproduktion GmbHB-Cam - ARRI ALEXA
2015Deutsche Telekom - Unsere Lieder werden Eins Release. Adel TawilCommercialHinrich Pflug2Bild TV Events & Media GmbHadditional photography B-Cam - ARRI ALEXA
2015Blind Data (Webserie)SeriesCarlos Vin LopesThe Worldrooms [de]ARRI ALEXA
2015A Minute's SilenceTV Movie, ZDF [de]Thorsten M. SchmidtMOOVIE GmbH2nd Unit DoP + Underwater/ARRI ALEXA
2015Hey BunnyFeature FilmBarnaby MetschuratHotCouple GbRSony F-55
2015Power Horse Energy Drink - Africa / Middle EastCommercialMatthäus BussmannFilm Factory [at]2nd Unit / B-Cam - RED EPIC 4K

Projects as scuba dop

YearTitleGenreDirectorProducerComment
2018Dendemann - Keine ParolenMusic VideoJakob GrunertNoyz R Uz Films [de]
2018Team 13 - Freundschaft zähltTV Series, RTL II [de]Mario Zozinfilmpool entertainment GmbHARRI ALEXA Plus - Scubacam
2018Ein Wochenende im AugustTV Movie, ARD [de], Degeto [de]Esther GronenbornMOOVIE GmbHARRI ALEXA Plus - Scubacam
2018Kommissarin Heller - HerzversagenTV-Movie (Series), ZDF [de]Christiane BalthasarZiegler Film GmbH & Co. KGURSA Mini Pro - Scubacam
2018How to Sell Drugs Online (Fast)TV Series, NetflixMultiplebtf GmbH
2017Cro feat. Wyclef Jean - TodasMusic VideoLil’ InternetMutter & Vater Productions GmbHARRI ALEXA Plus - Scubacam
2017LobbyistinTV Series, ZDFneo [de]Sven NagelWarner Bros. ITVP Deutschland GmbHARRI ALEXA MINI - Scubacam
2017Arthurs GesetzTV Series, TNT Serie [de]Christian ZübertGood Friends Filmproduktions GmbHARRI ALEXA - Scubacam
2017YüzmekFeature FilmLuzie LooseFilmakademie Baden-Württemberg [de]ARRI ALEXA Plus - Scubacam
2017Clash of FuturesTV Series, ARD [de], arteJan PeterLOOKSfilmARRI ALEXA - Scubacam
2017Electric GirlFeature FilmZiska RiemannNiko FilmARRI ALEXA Plus - Scubacam
2016Moritz Garth - Kaltes WasserMusic VideoFlorian AndersBitstream Music LabARRI ALEXA Plus - Scubacam
2016Tod einer KadettinTV Movie, ARD [de], Degeto [de], NDR [de]Raymond LeyUFA FictionARRI ALEXA Plus - Scubacam
2016Smuggling HendrixFeature FilmMarios PiperidesPallas Film GmbHARRI ALEXA Plus - Scubacam
2016Das VerschwindenTV Series, ARD [de], BR [de], Degeto [de], SWR [de]Hans-Christian Schmid23/5 Filmproduktion GmbHDrytech (techn. Support) ALEXA Scubacam
2016A Minute's SilenceTV Movie, ZDF [de]Thorsten M. SchmidtMOOVIE GmbHARRI ALEXA - Scubacam
2015Jack Wolfskin - Can You Feel ItCommercialPeter DöringNatural Born Explorers GmbHBosnien - RED EPIC - Scubacam
2015ColoniaFeature FilmFlorian GallenbergerMajestic Filmproduktion GmbH [de]ARRI ALEXA - Scubacam
2015Deutsche Telekom - Bonnie & Clyde (WT)CommercialBora DagtekinMarkenfilm Crossing GmbH (formerly BM8 GmbH) [de]ARRI ALEXA - Scubacam
2015Morgen hör' ich aufTV Series, ZDF [de]Martin EiglerNetwork Movie Film- und Fernsehproduktion GmbHARRI ALEXA - Scubacam

Projects as 1st assistant camera

YearTitleGenreDirector of photographyProducerComment
2018Milliarden - MorgenShort FilmPhillip KaminiakEASYdoesit GmbH
2017Kaufland Merane - KarriereRecruiting-VideoMichael MulthoffMarkenfilm Crossing GmbH (formerly BM8 GmbH) [de]
2017CDU - Bundestagwahl 2017. Deutschland von morgenCommercialMichael MulthoffMarkenfilm Crossing GmbH (formerly BM8 GmbH) [de]ARRI ALEXA Mini
2017N1 - Sara Björk GunnarsdóttirCommercialMagni AgustssonSkot Productions [is]
2016Telekom - Magenta Eins. MädchenCommercialJo HeimCzar [de]ARRI ALEXA Plus
2016Maxdome - Deine Mutti liebt Maxdome (mehrere Spots) (WT)CommercialJo HeimCzar [de]
2016Milliarden - Im Bett verhungernMusic VideoPhillip KaminiakEASYdoesit GmbH
2015Le Jeune Karl MarxFeature FilmKolja BrandtRohfilm Productions GmbH [de]B-Cam ARRI ALEXA + Steadicam
2015A Cure For WellnessFeature FilmBojan BazelliBlind Wink Productions [us]C-Cam ARRI ALEXA
2015Nike - HijackCommercialMultipleTony Petersen Film
2015Mitten in Deutschland: NSU - Die Opfer - Vergesst mich nichtTV Movie, ARD [de], Degeto [de], WDR [de]Yoshi HeimrathW&B Television GmbH & Co. KGB-Cam - ARRI ALEXA - daily
2015Our Last Tango / Un Tango MàsDocumentary FeatureMultipleGerman Kral FilmproduktionBuenos Aires
2014Tatort - Das MuliTV-Movie (Series), RBB [de]Thomas BeneschEikon Media GmbH [de]1 DT B-Cam
2014Love & SexTV SeriesCezary ZacharewiczViacom Productions Inc.Berlin
2014Deutschland 83TV Series, RTLMultipleUFA FictionDaily Crew
2014Die Klasse - Berlin '61Docu-Fiction, NDR [de]Raphael Beinderdoc.station GmbH Medienproduktion [de]ARRI Amira
2014Groupon - Giving Is A Gift (Webfilm)Image FilmPhillip KaminiakDog Ear Films
2014Bahlsen - Pick up! Mal anders (WT)CommercialFrank LammMarkenfilm GmbH & Co. KGCape Town
2014Douglas - Hugging (WT)CommercialMichael MulthoffTony Petersen Film
2014Max Raabe - Live im AdmiralspalastConcert Recording, arte, BR [de], RBB [de]MultipleKatapult Filmproduktion GmbH

Film projects in other capacities

YearTitleGenreDirectorProducerComment
2019PonyhofShort FilmAndrés Lizana PradoMartha Fessehatzion Produktion [de]director
2018Aktion Mensch - Ziemlich unzertrennlich (Social Spot)Image FilmHeiko RichardJO!SCHMID Filmproduktion GmbH2nd unit dop
2017YüzmekFeature FilmLuzie LooseFilmakademie Baden-Württemberg [de]scuba camera operator
2016Das VerschwindenTV Series, ARD [de], BR [de], Degeto [de], SWR [de]Hans-Christian Schmid23/5 Filmproduktion GmbHcamera operator B-Cam - ARRI ALEXA
2015Fanta - InstamixCommercialAndrés Lizana Pradocongaz visual media company GmbHdirector
2015BMBF - Nur Mut! Der nächste Schritt lohnt sichCommercialNico KreisBonaparte Films GmbH (formerly : Milchstrasse Filmproduktion)scuba camera operator
2011Credit Suisse - MitarbeiterCommercialTim LöhrBubbles Film GmbH2nd unit dop Making-of, Zürich & Berlin
2009Abu Dhabi TV - Falcon Corporate (WT)CommercialRenaud PhilippsVIP Films Dubai [ae]2nd unit dop Aerial Shots Abu Dhabi
2009Liebe ist nur ein WortTV Movie, ZDF [de]Carlo RolaMOOVIE GmbH2nd unit dop 1 DT, Salzburg Sony F35
2009Zeiten ändern DichFeature FilmUli EdelConstantin Film [de]2nd unit dop 1 DT Nachdreh - 35mm
2009Ein Sommer in Long-IslandTV-Movie (Series), ZDF [de]Sibylle TafelteamWorx Television & Film GmbH [de]2nd unit dop 16mm
2009Manyak DükkanTV Series, Show-TV [tr]Ali FidanAF Media GmbH [de]camera operator B-Cam Operator
2008When We LeaveFeature FilmFeo AladagIndependent Artists Filmproduktion2nd unit dop 1 DT
2008Vorzimmer zur HölleTV Movie, ZDF [de]John DelbridgeteamWorx Television & Film GmbH [de]2nd unit dop 1 Tag B-Cam Operator
2008Mein Mann, seine Geliebte und ichTV MovieDagmar HirtzTV60Filmproduktion GmbH2nd unit dop B-Cam Operator
2008Culcha Candela - Hamma! (Live-DVD)TV-EventHinrich PflugKatapult Filmproduktion GmbHcamera operator
2007SAMA TV - Towers, Sunshine, Dunes, DIFCCommercialFred GervaisVIP Films Dubai [ae]2nd unit dop 35mm Operator+Aerial
2007Immer Wirbel um MarieTV MovieAriane ZellerndF neue deutsche Filmgesellschaft mbH2nd unit dop
2006Fünf SterneTV Series, ZDF [de]Matthias KoppndF neue deutsche Filmgesellschaft mbH2nd unit dop
2004Sabine!TV Series, ZDF [de]Marcus UlbrichtPhoenix Film Karlheinz Brunnemann GmbH & Co. Produktions KG [de]2nd unit dop B-Cam Operator

Film awards

YearFilmAwardCategory 
2010If Trees carry DollsRhode Island International Film Festival 20101st Prize - Best CinematographyWinner

Awards

YearAward
2011Wenn Bäume Puppen Tragen - Max-Ophüls-Preis - nominiert, bester Kurzfilm
2011Wenn Bäume Puppen Tragen - Kurzfilmpreis der Friedrich-Wilhelm-Murnau-Stiftung
2010Wenn Bäume Puppen Tragen - First Prize - Best Cinematography, Rhode Island Intl. Film Festival

Basic data

NationalityGerman
LanguagesEnglish (Fluent), French (Good), German (Native speaker), Italian (Good), Spanish (Native speaker)
Experience abroadMiddle East: United Arab Emirates
North Africa: Egypt
North America: USA
East Africa: Tanzania
East Asia: China
Eastern Europe: Poland, Rumania
South Africa: South Africa
South America: Chile
Southern Europe: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Greece, Italy, Portugal, Spain
Southeast Asia: India
Western Europe: Austria, Switzerland
Own equipmentCanon 5D MkII, Nikon D800, Nikon D200, incl. lenses and accs., scuba gear,,
Photoequipment Nikon D800, Nikon D200, Nikon F4 (analog),
underwater-camera-bag >10m
Licencesdiving licence - PADI Open Water [int]
Immediate working areaBerlin
1st residence (federal state or country)Germany - Berlin
2nd residence (where applicablen)Kapstadt
Accommodation possibilitiesBalearic Islands, Cape Town, Cologne, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Munich, Paris
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