'Motion is emotion!'

Michael Ballhaus

'I want to present reality, seen through my eyes, based on my emotions. In film I have the exciting opportunity to go beyond and create a world based on rules I can choose.'

Experience, Sponsorship, Certificate

In 2016 Konstantin was a member of the ASC Masterclass in Hollywood, Los Angeles. He expanded his knowledge in lighting for commercial products (e.g. cars on soundstage), lighting for green screenstaging of a scene, color science, new technologies.

The Masterclass was taught by Theo Van de Sande ASC, Bill Bennett ASC, Josh Pines, Rob Legato ASC, Ueli Steiger ASC, Curtis Clark ASC, James Neihouse ASC, Jacek Laskus ASC...

 

In 2015 Konstantin participated in the 'Talent Transference Program' and shot a short feature in Los Angeles, California.

In the same year he took part in 'Berlinale Talents 2015' for a Camera & Lighting Workshop. 

 

Several of his films, commercials and music videos won prices internationally and hit over millions of views online. 

 

Konstantin has worked as a Director of Photography in the USA, Morrocco, Colombia, Kasachstan, South Africa, Croatia, France, Austria, Slovakia, Spain, Russia and Germany.

Awards, Press

 

GRACIELA, MANO DE GRACIA

*Official Selection CINE+MAS San Francisco

NOTHING COMPARES TO (E)U

*Filmfestival Dresden, 2019

*Filmfestival Münster, 2019

* Shortfilmfestivla Chemnitz, 2019

ARTSCHOOL - 'BALLERINA'

*Winner 'Most bizarre' video Berlin Music Video Awards 2018

STEINBRECHER
*4° Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente de La Plata Festi-Freak

*International Short Film Week Regensburg, Germany 2017

*Wave of Films Festival Manila, Philippines, 2017

*International Short Film Festival Landau, Germany, 2017

*47. Lubuskie Film Summer, Poland, 2018

QUEER SEX COMMERCIAL
*Berlin Fashion Film Festival 2016 - shortlisted

*Articles in W&V, QUUER, LGBT Germany

 

SEX COMMERCIAL  

* Young Director Award Cannes 2015 - shortlisted

* over 1 million viewers

* Articles in Cosmopolitan, Adweek, Daily Mirror, Glamour

 

KILL ME WITH A KISS  

* 48th Hofer Filmtage 2014 - German premiere

* 28th Braunschweig International Film Festival

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