#1: From interview [Camerimage, 2013]

#2: With wife Elena [2011]

 

   


FRANZ LUSTIG

 

Born: 7 October 1967, Freiburg im Breisgau, [West-]Germany

Education: Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg [FBW], Ludwigsburg [1991-95].

Career: Ph numerous commercials dir by Ralf Schmerberg [for Nike, Gatorade, Microsoft, a.o.], Tarsem [for Pepsi Cola], Martin Schmid [for BMW], Tim Löhr [for T-Mobile], Enda McCallion [for Deutsche Bahn], Cadmo Quintero [for T-Mobile], Ringan Ledwidge [for The Guardian], Daniel Kleinman [for Intel], a.o.

Ph music videos dir by Ralf Schmerberg, Matthias Freier, Wim Wenders ['Auflösen'; a: Die Toten Hosen], a.o.

Married to editor/dir Elena Bromund.

Awards: Förderpreis der Filmstiftung Nordrhein-Westfalen [1998] for 'Hommage à Noir'; DKP nom [2004] & Festival de cortometrajes alemanes en Buenos Aires 'Best Cinematography' [2005] for 'Fragile'; Deutscher Filmpreis 'Beste Kamera' nom [2005] for 'Land of Plenty'; European Film Award [2005] for 'Don't Come Knocking'; Mobius Award 'Cinematographer of the Year' [2010].

Website: Franz Lustig


 

 FILMS & TELEVISION

1992

Heiß - Kalt/Kaltes Fieber [Markus Fischer] tvm/b&w-c; video ph; ph: Jörg Schmidt-Reitwein

1993

To Catch a Zimmermann [Jess von der Ahe] 16mm/c; short/14m; + ed; prod FBW

1994

Carpaccio [Johannes W. Betz] 16mm/c; short/15m; chief lighting tech; ph: Antonio Paladino; prod FBW

1995

Hommage à Noir [Ralf Schmerberg] s16-35bu/b&w; doc/47m; + co-ed

2000

Willkommen im Fußball-Land/Welcome to the Land of Football [Matthias Freier] c; short/2m; presentation for World Championship Football 2006

2001

Africola [Wim Wenders] commercial; uwph: Mike Valentine

2001

La Mer [Natja Brunckhorst & Frank Griebe] s35/c; short/14m

2002

2 oder 3 Dinge, die ich von ihm weiß [Malte Ludin] DVcam+35mm-to-35mm/c; doc/85m; 2uc: Martin Gressmann, Birgit Gudjonsdottir, Nick Herholt & M. Ludin; filmed February-June 2002 & July 2003; released 2005

2002

Poem - Ich setzte den Fuss in die Luft, und sie trug/Poem - I Set My Foot Upon the Air and It Carried Me [seg #3 (4m) 'Jedes Opfer tötet seinen Mörder', #8 (5m) 'Sozusagen grundlos vergnügt' & #12 (6m/b&w) 'Sophie' dir by Ralf Schmerberg] b&w-c; 19 seg; other ph: Darius Khondji, Robby Müller, Tom Henze, a.o.; filmed April 2000-April 2002

2002

Fragile [Sikander Goldau] s16-35bu/c; short/19m; prod HFFM

 

[Left] with dir Wim Wenders - "Land of Plenty"

 

2003

Land of Plenty [Wim Wenders] dv (Panasonic AG-DVX100)-to-35mm/c

2004

Don't Come Knocking [Wim Wenders] Hawk Scope/c

2005

Dance for All [Elena Bromund & Viviane Blumenschein] mdv+s8-to-35mm/c; doc/92m

2006

Problema [Ralf Schmerberg] b&w-c; doc/98m; cph: Frank Griebe, Jörg Schmidt-Reitwein, Nicola Pecorini, a.o.; aph: Ralf Brauner; filmed 9 September; released in 2010

2007

8 [seg (17m) 'Person to Person' dir by Wim Wenders] c; 8 seg

2007

Palermo Shooting [Wim Wenders] s16 (ph Italy)+s35 (ph Germany)-to-35mm/c

2008

Ninja Assassin [James McTeigue] s35/c; cph: Karl Walter Lindenlaub & Harvey Harrison; 2uc: Sönke Hansen; splinter unit ph: Sebastian Meuschel

2010

Bright Now [Andreas Eckert & Matthias Freier] HD (ARRI ALEXA)/c; corporate film/48m; for Royal DSM N.V.

2012

Der Nachtmahr [AKIZ (= Achim Bornhak)] HD (ARRI ALEXA)/c; teaser short for feature film project/5m; film was ph in 2013 by Clemens Baumeister & Alex Bloom

2012

How I Live Now [Kevin Macdonald] HD (ARRI ALEXA M & Plus + Canon EOS C300)+s35/c; addph: John Lee & Mark Milsome

2015

Spectre/Bond 24 [Sam Mendes] s35+vv+p+Master Scope+HD (ARRI ALEXA 65 & XT M/p)+RED Epic Dragon-to-35mm scope (+ D-Cinema)/c; uncred main titles ph; ph: Hoyte van Hoytema; filmed 2014-15

2017

The Aftermath [James Kent] HD (ARRI ALEXA Mini)/c