Sanne Kurz | © Sanne Kurz
  • director of photography (32)
Born on 01.10.1974 in Ludwigshafen/Rhein (44 Years)


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About Sanne Kurz

Sanne is an extremely relaxed and professional collaborator. She works confidently with all the people she meets during the film making process - entering into the true spirit of artistic partnerships. She is an excellent and enthusiastic communicator.

Sanne is passionate about story telling and artistic integrity. Supporting the story visions of writers and directors, both technically and artistically, is at the heart of Sanne’s approach to cinematography.
With 20 years experience as a DOP, Sanne has shot in Israel, Namibia, Senegal, USA, Germany, Australia, The Netherlands, China, Mongolia and Italy. Making her years as a DOP a broad and culturally varied experience.
With a professional command of numerous shooting formats she has shot both film&HD.

Projects as director of photography

2016Monika Hauser – Ein PortraitDocumentary FeatureMultipleThali Media [de]
2016Social-Spot - Die HerbergeTeaserYsabel FantouKittelfilm - Fantou, Kurz & Lackermeier
2016The ShelterShort Feature FilmYsabel FantouKittelfilm - Fantou, Kurz & Lackermeier
2014Immer dienstags um fünfDocumentaryMultipleNemetschek Stiftung [de]
2014Vom SmoličekShort Feature FilmBarbara LackermeierDie Produzentinnen [de]
2014GEFRO - Bitte gratis, SchubladeCommercialMartin BurgerMartin Burger Produktion
2014Chasing DaycareShort Feature Film Satu SiegemundAntares Media GmbH [de]
2012Walaa! Stürmt den Nahost-KonfliktDocumentaryNoemi Schneider Megaherz GmbH
2012The Singer (NOT COMPLETED)Indie Feature FilmBatmunh SuhbaatarSally's Production [mn]
2012RodicasDocumentaryAlice GruiaAlice Gruia Produktion
2011Mommy is ComingFeature FilmCheryl DunyeJürgen Brüning Filmproduktion [de]
2010Doing Nothing all DayDocumentaryMargarete HentzeMargarete Hentze Produktion
2010Billa - EatCard. Salzgehalt (Totes Meer)CommercialRon EichhornMican Film Werbefilmproduktion Ges.mbH [at]
2009Fraunhofer Gesellschaft - Mars Attacks (Viral)CommercialYuval TzafrirChock-A-Block Film, Christ & Brandmair GbR
2009Six Doors - Frauen im Spiegel der LebensalterVideo InstallationMultipleSonja Kröner Produktion
2009Großer BruderShort Feature FilmFelix CharinFelix Charin Produktion
2009Der Fluch von Selmen - Steffies Video-Blog (Web-Serie)Series, ProSieben [de]Michael Wolf [3]Voila Film - Trier & von Poser Filmproduktion GbR
2009Not Far From MeIndie Feature FilmMultipleRüdiger Görlitz MedienproduktionNation. Bildgest. Preis des IFFF (nom.)
2009Mein großer linker ZehFeature FilmMultipleUE-Spionjak Produktion
2008Coup de GraceFeature FilmEdward G. NorrisPristine Pictures

Film projects in other capacities

2014Immer dienstags um fünfDocumentaryMultipleNemetschek Stiftung [de]screenwriter
2014Immer dienstags um fünfDocumentaryMultipleNemetschek Stiftung [de]director
2010Doing Nothing all DayDocumentaryMargarete HentzeMargarete Hentze Produktionscreenwriter
2006Das wilde LebenFeature FilmAchim BornhakNeue Bioskop Film GmbH [de]2nd unit dop Additional Cinematography
2003EchoShort Feature Film Magdalena HutterHFF Hochschule für Fernsehen und Film München [de]consultant Kamera-Supervisor

Film awards

2012Not Far From MeNationaler Bildgestalterinnen PreisSpielfilmNominated
20091, 2, 3Nationaler Bildgestalterinnen PreisSpielfilmWinner
2004Himmelfilm - How Were the Skies Like When You Were Young?CIVIS medien stiftung - Civis AwardYoung CIVIS media prizeWinner

Basic data

LanguagesDutch (Fluent), English (Fluent), French (Basic knowledge), German (Native speaker), Hebrew (Basic knowledge)
Experience abroadAustralia and Oceania: Australia
Middle East: Israel
North America: USA
East Asia: China, Mongolia
Eastern Europe: Czech Republic
South Africa: Namibia
Southern Europe: Italy
West Africa: Senegal
Western Europe: France, Germany, Great Britain, Netherlands
LicencesA (motorcycle) [eu], B (car) [eu], BE (car with trailer) [eu], C1 (truck < 3,5t <= 7,5t) [eu], C1E (truck (C1) + trailer <= 12t) [eu]
Immediate working areaMunich
1st residence (federal state or country)Bavaria
2nd residence (where applicablen)Frankfurt
Accommodation possibilitiesBerlin, Frankfurt, Karlsruhe, Ludwigshafen, Mannheim, Melbourne, New York, Tel Aviv