Born in Koblenz, Germany, in 1977
Lives and works in Berlin, Germany

EDUCATION

Markus Koob studied cinematography at the German Film and Television Academy Berlin.
He worked as a camera assistant for various film productions from 1998 on. In 2005 he began his studies as a cinematographer at the German Film and Television Academy Berlin (dffb), participating in lectures and classes by among others Bela Tarr, Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne, Claire Denis, Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Lav Diaz, Nina Menkes, Andrew Bujalski, Sophie Maintigneux, Reinhold Vorschneider and Hans Fromm.

FILMOGRAPHY (Selection)

2015 Selbstkritik eines bürgerlichen Hundes (feature, dir. J. Radlmaier)
2014 Out of Place (short, Dir. Caroline Pitzen )
2014 Ein proletarisches Wintermärchen / A Proletarian Winter's Tale (feature, J. Radlmaier)
2013 An der Tür / At the Door (short, Dir. Miriam Bliese)
2012 Teufel / Devil (short, Dir. Lisa Bierwirth)
2012 Marguerite mon corps (short, Dir. Anna Sofie Hartmann)
2011 La copiste de Pont-Aven (short, Dir. Valerie Bäuerlein)
2010 Mitten am Rand / The Ground is Lava (short, Dir. Laura Lackmann)
2008 Einzelkämpfer / I Will Not Lose (documentary, Dir. Sandra Kaudelka)
2007 Was bleibt / What's Left (short, Dir. David Nawrath)
2007 Das Fest / The Celebration (short, Dir. Doroteya Droumeva)
2006 Jonathan James Thomas Highlane (documentary, Dir. Nadja Heidinger)

FESTIVALS/AWARDS (Selection)

Selbstkritik eines bürgerlichen Hundes
*International Film Festival Rotterdam Bright Future Award Competiton 2017
*Berlinale Berlin International Film Festival Perspektive Deutsches Kino 2017
*FICUNAM Unam International Film Festival 2017, Mexico City/Mexico
*MFF T-Mobile Nowe Horyzonty 2017, Wroclaw/Poland
*MIFF Melbourne International Film Festival 2017, Australia
*First Steps Award German Film Academy 2017 Nomination
*Best First Feature 2017 German Film Critics' Prize

Ein proletarisches Wintermärchen / A Proletarian Winter's Tale
*Rotterdam Film Festival Official Selection 2014
*11. Fresh Film Fest 2014, Karlovy Vary/Czech Republic
*Viennale Vienna International Film Festival 2014
*Sevilla Festival de Cine Europeo 2014
*Audience Award FICUNAM Unam International Film Festival 2015, Mexico City/Mexico
*Artistic Contribution Award, Olhar de Cinema - Curitiba IFF 2015

An der Tür / At the Door
*Hofer Filmtage Official Selection 2013
*Max Ophüls Preis Official Selection 2014
*New Directors / New Films 2014, MoMA New York
*Next Generation Short Tiger Award 2014

Teufel / Devil
*Hofer Filmtage Official Selection 2013
*Maryland Film Festival 2014
*Montréal World Film Festival 2014

Was bleibt / What's Left
*nomination official German Shortfilmprize 2008
*nomination official European Film Award 2009
*Grand Prix du Jury - films d'ecoles europeens at Premiers Plans d'Angers/France 2009

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