VITA

  • Freelance cinematographer with focus on documentary
    and feature films
  • 2018 Founder & CEO of the production company FILMGARNITUR
    Berlin/ Hamburg
  • Guest lecturer for “basics of camera work” at the media forum of
    Humboldt University of Berlin, as well as “composition in documentary film” and the annually “highspeed workshops” in cooperation with ARRI at the University of Applied Sciences Mittweida
  • 2015 – 2017 Master student (Meisterschüler) cinematography at the film university Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF (Prof. P. Badel)
  • 2015 Diploma Cinematography Film University Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF
  • Scholar of the Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes (Film, Design)
  • 2013 first feature-length documentary for German broadcaster ZDF/3sat (short list Grimme Prize)
  • 2010 – 2015 studied Cinematography at Film University Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF
  • 2009 IHK degree as media designer image/sound (ariane-film gmbh Leipzig)

FILMOGRAPHY (selection May 2019)

  • BEING HUMAN
    Art-Hybrid, 30min Loop & Screen-Version commissioned by the V-A-T Foundation on the occasion of the 58th Venice Biennale 2019 – Premiere & Opening on 08.05.2019
    Written & Directed by Christopher Kulendran Thomas & Annika Kuhlmann
    Prod.: C. Kulendran Thomas LLP | FILMGARNITUR GmbH | Germany/ Sri Lanka 2019
  • LOVEMOBIL
    Cinema documentary, 105 min, premiere at DOK Fest Munich 2019 May
    Written, Directed & Produced by Elke Magarete Lehrenkrauss | NDR, nordmedia | Germany 2016 – 2019
  • IN BETWEEN ELSA (WT)
    Portrait for the “Ab 18!” series, 30min, broadcast end of summer 2019 in 3sat
    Written & Directed by: Katharina Pethke | Produced by: FILMGARNITUR GmbH | ZDF/ 3sat | Germany/ Spain 2018
  • HINGABE/ DEVOTION
    Feature film, 80min, premiere at the 42nd MOSTRA INTERNATIONAL DE CINEMA Sao Paulo 2018 |
    Director: Pablo Kaes | Prod.: Film University Babelsberg | D/ DK 2016
  • HOW DO I EXPLAIN THE HAPPINESS OF THE DEAD FERRET TO MYSELF (WT)
    Feature film, 60min+, in post production
    Written & Directed by: Leon Bela Daniel | Prod.: HfbK Hamburg | Germany 2018
  • MOONLIGHT PRINCESS
    Essayistic short film, 15min, part of the omnibus project “Out of Place”, was shown on dozens of festivals worldwide and won various prizes
    Written & Directed by: Elke Magarete Lehrenkrauss | Prod.: one two films | Germany/ Israel 2017

In addition to this selection, Christoph Rohrscheidt has worked as a cinematographer in various documentaries, short films, music videos and commercials for national and international productions.
Two long documentaries for arte/ France3 and 3sat are currently in production.