Markus Koob studied cinematography at the German Film and Television Academy Berlin (dffb).

His graduation film "Self-Criticism of a Bourgeois Dog" was awarded the Prize for the best debut 2017 by the German Film Critics Association.

His collaborations as cinematographer were shown at film festivals such as Cannes, Berlinale, Rotterdam, New Directors / New Films (NY / Filmlinc, MoMA), FICUNAM and Viennale.

He works as freelance cinematographer and lives in Berlin.