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    About Jakob Seemann

    Jakob Seemann was born in 1980 in Berlin. He studied camera at the HFF "Konrad Wolf" in Potsdam Babelsberg where he shot numerous films, which received international attention at many festivals. His diploma feature-length film BARRIER (directed by Andreas Kleinert) celebrated its premiere in 2010 at the Berlinale. In 2013 he successfully completed his graduate studies with the feature film BRIGHT NIGHT (directed by Florian Gottschick). The drama will be shown in German theaters starting in the summer of 2015.

    Jakob Seemann was shooting for various films, among others in France, Italy, Ukraine and China. In addition to advertisement, promotional films and music productions he works regularly for national and international documentaries and feature films.

    Projects as director of photography

    YearTitleGenredirectorProducerComment
    2018CoverShort Feature Film Marie-Amélie SteulMarie-Amélie Steul Filmproduktion [de]
    2017Deutschland3000Web Magazine, Funk [de]Multiple Turbokultur GmbH
    2016DDR-Witze und der BNDDocumentary, MDR [de], RBB [de]Lew HohmannLew Hohmann Produktion
    2016StigmaShort Feature Film Peter JeschkeSchatzfilm [de]
    2015VW e-Golf - PantomimeCommercial Peter Jeschke kuhlmotion
    201537° Grad - Elisa, stay strong!Documentary (Series), ZDF [de]Frank EggersYSO Film GmbH
    2015Mia - Biste ModeMusic VideoMax-Martin BayerVideofarmers
    2015Otto - Roter KnopfImage Film Peter Jeschke kuhlmotion
    2015Berlin TransgressionDocumentaryMultipleBig Country Creative Production
    2015Zalando - Voices of ZalandoImage FilmSheldon Renanalmost famous Film- und Medienproduktion UG [de]
    2015Die VorführungShort Feature Film Annette FriedmannEast End Film GmbH [de]
    2014Paul Celan - Dichter ist, wer menschlich sprichtDocumentary, arte, SWR [de]Ullrich Kastenalmost famous Film- und Medienproduktion UG [de]
    2014Kristallnacht (Bonusmaterial Die Wahrheit über den Holocaust DVD)Short DocumentaryGiusi Valentini LOOKSfilm
    2014Bis hierher lief´s noch ganz gutShort Feature FilmThomas KnappThomas Knapp Produktion
    2013Bright NightIndie Feature FilmFlorian Gottschickalmost famous Film- und Medienproduktion UG [de]
    2013Adjust - We make data work for youCommercialSven DittgenVideofarmers
    2013Bosch - Bremsen-MeisterschaftCommercialFlorian Gottschick kuhlmotion
    2012Betrunken im Dienst - Die Wohnzimmer-Jubiläumstour (Bonus-DVD)DocumentaryOlaf Heldalmost famous Film- und Medienproduktion UG [de]
    2012Varta - Rechargeable Relaunch 2013. Smart FamilyCommercialFlorian Gottschick kuhlmotion
    2012Es ist alles O.K.Short Feature FilmThomas KnappFilmuniversität Babelsberg Konrad Wolf (formerly HFF Konrad Wolf) [de]

    Film projects in other capacities

    YearTitleGenreDirectorProducerComment
    2010B-DAYShort Feature FilmOlaf HeldFilmuniversität Babelsberg Konrad Wolf (formerly HFF Konrad Wolf) [de]gaffer
    2008MondscheinsonateShort Feature Film Frauke LoddersKunsthochschule Kassel [de]gaffer
    2008Das Flugzeug in der WaschmaschineShort Feature Film Andreas Schefferremanenz, Andreas Schefferelectrician
    2007SydneyShort Feature Film Félix KochFilmuniversität Babelsberg Konrad Wolf (formerly HFF Konrad Wolf) [de]rigging gaffer
    2007Polska Love SerenadeFeature FilmMonika Anna WojtylloFilmuniversität Babelsberg Konrad Wolf (formerly HFF Konrad Wolf) [de]gaffer letzte Woche
    2006Café ShalomShort Feature FilmMatthias HofmeisterFilmuniversität Babelsberg Konrad Wolf (formerly HFF Konrad Wolf) [de]key/dolly grip
    2006FreitagShort Feature FilmCatrin LüthFilmuniversität Babelsberg Konrad Wolf (formerly HFF Konrad Wolf) [de]rigging gaffer
    2006Yellow MamaShort Feature Film Dennis PaulsFilmuniversität Babelsberg Konrad Wolf (formerly HFF Konrad Wolf) [de]gaffer
    2005L'été un rêve (Der Sommer, ein Traum)Short Feature Film Axel RanischFilmuniversität Babelsberg Konrad Wolf (formerly HFF Konrad Wolf) [de]1st assistant camera
    2005FilmFestival Cottbus - Karussell (Trailer)TrailerAnn-Kristin ReyelsFilmuniversität Babelsberg Konrad Wolf (formerly HFF Konrad Wolf) [de]1st assistant camera
    2004DduuShort Feature FilmAnnette von der MülbeFilmuniversität Babelsberg Konrad Wolf (formerly HFF Konrad Wolf) [de]electrician
    2004Alienne im GlückShort Feature Film, RBB [de]Sandra EhlermannFilmuniversität Babelsberg Konrad Wolf (formerly HFF Konrad Wolf) [de]electrician
    2004EffiShort Feature FilmConstanze KnocheFilmuniversität Babelsberg Konrad Wolf (formerly HFF Konrad Wolf) [de]best boy
    2003Sweet LullabiesShort Feature FilmBartosz WernerFilmuniversität Babelsberg Konrad Wolf (formerly HFF Konrad Wolf) [de]1st assistant camera
    2003Motorola - TribelCommercialRalf Schmerberg Trigger Happy Productions GmbHelectrician
    2003Phonetic - Shine And DieMusic VideoDaniel AndersonFilmuniversität Babelsberg Konrad Wolf (formerly HFF Konrad Wolf) [de]gaffer
    2003FahrtwindShort Feature FilmPhilipp WolfDFFB - Deutsche Film- und Fernsehakademie Berlin [de]gaffer
    2003Polizeiruf 110 - Dettmanns weite WeltTV-Movie (Series), RBB [de]Bernd BöhlichRBB - Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg [de]2nd ac second assistant camera
    2003PandoraShort Feature FilmJohannes NeumannFilmuniversität Babelsberg Konrad Wolf (formerly HFF Konrad Wolf) [de]electrician
    2002Im Namen des GesetzesTV Series, RTLMultipleOpal Filmproduktion GmbH [de]2nd ac second assistant camera

    Basic data

    NationalityGerman
    LanguagesEnglish (Basic knowledge), German (Native speaker)
    Experience abroadNorthern Europe: Iceland
    East Asia: China
    Eastern Europe: Hungary, Poland, Ukraine
    Southern Europe: Italy
    Western Europe: Austria, France, Great Britain, Switzerland
    Immediate working areaBerlin
    1st residence (federal state or country)Berlin