Markus Kloth is a freelance cinematographer for fiction, documentary films and commercials. He is based in Leipzig and Berlin.
Kloth studied Cinematography at the Film University Babelsberg „Konrad Wolf“ and the Cuban International Film School (EICTV) and received his degree (graded „excellent“) from the Film University Babelsberg in 2013.
The short film „Mondwärts“ (director: Aron Lehmann) was screened at several film festivals, got rated as „valuable“ by the FBW (the German film-rating commission) and was broadcast on television in 2010. His thesis film “Zima“ (dir: Marcus Heep) was nominated for the „Lola“ – German Short Film Award 2013 and also shown on television. The documentary “Breath – Beyond the obvious“ (dir: Roland Elí Sachs) premiered at the Hof International Film Festival and was broadcasted by ARTE in 2015. „Bruder Jakob“ (dir: Roland Elí Sachs) was selected for the international programme at Dok-Leipzig International Film Festival 2016 and won the german competition at DOK.fest Munich.
His projects were tutored by Wim Wenders, Pepe Danquart, Michael Hammon, Birgit Gudjonsdottir, Sophie Maintigneux, Martin Sobørg and Andreas Dresen.
Leipzig – primary residence:
Jahnallee 71 • 04177 Leipzig
Berlin – secondary residence:
Mittenwalder Str. 24 • 10961 Berlin
mobile: +49 1520 434 888 1
on location as well as studio settings, availible light, 3D, anamorphic lenses, shots with cranes, dollys, sliders, steadicam, gimbals, car travel shots, black & white, green screen, vfx & sfx, day for night on set and in post, multiple camera productions, high speed
Arri Alexa, Amira, Mini, D21, BL4, SR2, SR3, 416
Red Weapon, Dragon, Epic, One
Canon C300 MII, C300, C500, 5DMiii, 5DMii, 7D, 550D, XH G1, XM2
Black Magic Ursa Mini 4,6K, Cinema Camera 4K, Cinema Camera 2,5K, Pocket Cinema Camera
Sony F5, F55, FS7, FS5 F3, FS700, FS100, F35, F900, PDW F800, F700, EX1r, EX3, PMW 200, Alpha7s MII, Z1, PD 150
Moviecam Compact 35mm
Panasonic DVX100, Lumix GH4, HPX 3100
LDK 150, GoPro, Nikon D700,
Codex-, Clipster, Convergent Design, Atomos-, Nanoflash-, Sound Devices Recorder
Cinemascope with anamorphic Hawk lenses and Arri cameras by Michael Hammon and Vantage Rental
Improvised shooting by Michael Hammon (cameraman of Andreas Dresen)
Documentary shooting with children by Helga Reidemeister
Dramaturgy for dokfilm by Susanna Barriga at EICTV Cuba
3D-Stereoscopic shooting by Wim Wenders and Christian Rein
50p and stereoscopic 3D by Arri Munich
Improvised shooting with two cameras by Hans Steinbichler and Christian Rein
Digital camera workflows by Stefan Ciupek (1AC & Postproduction Supervisor of
„Anticrist“ and „Slum Dog Millionaire“)
Sony digital cinema cameras by Peter Badel
Red cinema cameras by Till Vielrose
Film lighting techniques by Tim Brückner