Qualifications:

Diploma Cinematographer / Visual Storyteller

2006 - 2014

Visited Workshops / Seminares

at other institutions then FH Dortmund

University

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Bigger Short Film Projects

during the FH Dortmund studies 

2008

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2009 - 2012

2012 - 2014

political activities at Film School

2009 - 2011

2009 - 2012

For finanzing the studies at FH Dortmund

i worked in several Cinema and Commercial Projekts as VTR / Video Playback Operator.

for example : 

2008

2012

2010 - 2015

working as Freelancer 

2010 to Today 

2015 to Today

2015 to today 

2016 to today

2015

i have worked with following Cameras 

2014 - finished the 8 years studies as Diploma Film Student

at FH Dortmund - University of Applied Sience and Arts 

offical titel : Diplom Designer (FH) Film und Fernsehen 

Graduation Note: German System (1,00) / American System (A++)

  • Lighting with Paint (and Lights) by Jon Fauer

 

       know for: Hero / in the Mood for Love / Lady in the Water / 2046

       know for: Batman Forever / Lethal Weapon / Closer

       know for: No Country for Old Men / Sicario / Skyfall / A Beautiful Mind 

  • From Script Reading to Camera Settings and Framings                                     Seminar at KHM Cologne by Slawomir Idziak

 

       know for: A Short Film About Killing / Blue / Harry Potter 4/Blackhawk Down

      at FH Dortmund 

        by Eric Guichard / Robert Alazraki / Marc Koninckx

 

       know for: Red Dragon / X-Men The Last Stand / Rush Hour

       know for: Heat / L.A. Confidential / Public Eneniems

       know for: Close Encounter / Deer Hunter / McCabe & Mrs. Miller /

       Heavens Gate / ... 

 

       know for: The Last Emperor / Apocalypse Now / Café Society / Little Buddha

 

       know for: Ashes & Diamant / Man of Iron / Danton / The Promised Land

       know for: Meatloaf "I'd Do Anything For Love"/ Michal Jackson "Billie Jean"

 

       know for: Mad Max Fury Road / Harry Potter 1 / Rain Man /

                        The Talent Mr. Ripley / The English Patient

  • The Art of Black and White Cinematography by Gernot Roll

 

  • Masterclass by Christopher Doyle                                                                 Away with Words: Words and Image Intercourse

 

        know for: The Last Emperor / Apocalypse Now / Café Society / Little Buddha

       know for: Solaris / Ivans Childhood / Andrej Roblyov

       know for: Hero / in the Mood for Love / Lady in the Water / 2046

  • The Art of Black and White Cinematography with Robert Shacklady featearing Alexa Black and White 

 

       know for: The Hunger Games / Grand Torino / Mystic River 

       know for: 12 years a slave / Shame / Hunger / The Place beyond the Pines

       know for: Nirvana - Smells like Teen Spirit / The Offspring - Gotta Get Away

       know for: The Black Stallion / Anna and the King / Jack Reacher 

       know for: being the Main Editor for Martin Scorsese 

 

       know for: Hero / in the Mood for Love / Lady in the Water / 2046

  • Participant of FilmSpringOpen Workshop  lead by Slawomir Idziak (the film festival of shooting films instead of watching films)

  • Selected participant of the Talent Demo Program of the international Film Festival of the Art of Cinematography - Camerimage

  • Masterclass at IFFR Rotterdam - Bela Tarr 

Herr Kurschildgen und das Meer – LaMer - PreDiploma short film (10min)

Director: Jonas Schweitzer-Faust
Cinematographer: Martin (Martn) Demmer
Production Design done by "Design Masterclass Students"

of the IFS Cologne lead by Uli Harnisch

Bobby spielt das Leben - Diploma short film (30min)

Director: Matthias Heuser

Cinematographer: Martin (Martn) Demmer

Support by Film und Medien Stiftung NRW with 16.000€/Budget around 20.000 € 

Sonnenwende - Diploma short film - International Filmschool Cologne – (11min)

Director : Jonas Schweitzer-Faust

Cinematographer: Martin (Martn) Demmer

FBW: Prädikat Wertvoll 

Plane to the next Busstop (Samolot na Autobus)

Experimentel short feature film (30min)
Main-Writer/Co-Producer/Director/Co-Editor : Kas Zawadowicz
Co-Writer/Co-Producer/Cinematographer/Co-Editor: Martn Demmer
Budget arround 100.000 Euro (12.000 Cash/88.000 in Deals and Support)
30 shooting days at Poland (Sopot) +  224 Days of Editing + 14 Days Grading 

Diploma short film – Back and Forward Inc. (13min)

Writer/Producer/Director/Cinematographer/Editor : Martin (Martn) Demmer    

Supported by Film und Medien Stiftung NRW with 25.000 € /  Budget 36.600 €

FBW: Prädikat Wertvoll

14 shooting days at Germany NRW (Dortmund and Mülheim)

www.backandforward-inc.com

 

 

 

Student representatives on the faculty of the FH Dortmund Department Design

Tutor of the Cinematography Department at the FH Dortmund

By this i could opserve and learn additional things from already at the industry working people and getting an inside view to work of the director and the cineatographer of serval different Cinema and Commercial productions.

 

VTR at Cheri (4 Weeks at MMC Studio Cologne Germany)

Director: Stephan Frears / Cinematographer: Darius Khondji

VTR at Rush (4 Weeks all over Germany)

Director: Ron Howard  / Cinematographer: Anthony Dod Mantle

VTR at different Commercial for Clients like:

Hyundai / Mercedes / Opel / Scania / Henkel / Bitburger (beer) /

Krombacher (beer)/ Ikea / Burger King / McDonalds / ...

Cinematographer / Operator / Director / Editor / Film Concept Designer 

Since October 2015 i am the Organisator of a international Film Collective

with the titel " Staircase Storys" the Participants are from:

          Warsaw / Sopot / Cracow / London / Bahrain / Barcelona/ Germany

the aim is to combine several shooting together to one long feature film. 

working as freelance teachter of film language in different situations

Co-Leader of a Youth Workshop at the Dortmund U - the Kids Reporters

Jury Member / Kurator and technical DCP supervisor of the TheaterFilmFestival Fiktiva 

14 Days - 3D Workshop with the  P+S Freestyle Rig

                                                       (Supervised by Michael Laakmann)

ARRI 535   (as well able to load them)
ARRI 3       (as well able to load them)
ARRI SR3  (as well able to load them)
ARRI SR2  (as well able to load them)

Bolex (as well able to load them)

ARRI Alexa       
ARRI Alexa M   
ARRI Alexa Studio 

RED ONE
RED ONE MX

SONY F55
SONY F3
SONY F3 3D Pro Evolution RIG
SONY EX3
SONY Alpha 7S

Canon C300
CANON 7D
Canon 5D MK2

Blackmagic CinemaPoketCamera

I am able to develope film stock by my self (very rough process) 
Home Made 16mm Black and White 
Home Made 16mm and 35mm Color