#Luise Schröder - cinematographer

Luise Schröder is a Michael-Ballhaus Award winning cinematographer for national and international documentary films, reportage, art and music videos, based in Berlin. She graduated from the University of Applied Sciences and Arts in Dortmund. Her documentary film VALENTINA, premiered at the 66th Berlinale, marking the beginning of her career.

Over the years, Luise has shot cinema and TV-documentaries worldwide in Asia, Africa, South America and Europe. Her films have been showcased and have won numerous awards at various national and international film festivals.

One of Luise’s talents is her ability to find compelling visuals in the most extraordinary situations. It doesn’t matter whether she is shooting in a maternity hospital in Sudan, a Japanese traffic intersection or in a border police boat in Spain at night. Her doc-style visuals are imbued with a fictional feel, emotional depth, a high regard for every subject and always a precise feeling for the right moment.

Luise is a member of the German Film Academy, the Cinematographinnen Women Cinematographers Network and the founder of the Berlin Film Collective Mareschka.

Experience abroad: Sudan/South Sudan (crisis region), Ukraine (crisis region), Rwanda, USA, Chile, Venezuela, Japan, Indonesia, North-Macedonia, Turkey, Spain, Netherlands, Swiss, Austria

own camera equipment: #Sony FX9 #Sony A7SIII #Nikon Nikkor Primes 20/28/35/50/Makro55/85/135/200 f2 #Sony Prime 35 f1.3 #Sigma-Zoom Lens 24-70 f2 #Sachtler Video 18 Flowtech tripod #DJI Ronin R3 Gimbal #Drone #Light