Luise Schröder was born in 1984 in Simmerath, Germany. After her internships at the film production company Heimatfilm and ARRI film rental in Cologne, she studied cinematography at the Unversity of Applied Sciences and Arts in Dortmund. She shot documentary films in Chile, Venezuela, Indonesia, Macedonia, Turkey, Switzerland and Germany, which were shown and won various prizes at natioanl and international film festivals. Since 2018 she is part of the CINEMATOGRAPHINNEN - Woman Cinematographers Network.

She lives in Berlin and works as a cinematographer for national and international documentaries, feature films and commercials.

AWARDS / NOMINATIONS

selection

2016 Michael-Ballhaus Award for Best Cinematography at the First Steps Awards - Germany
2017 Award for Best Cinematography at the Queens World Film Festival - USA

2016 Prix Special du Jury at the Poitiers Film Festival - France
2016 Prix du Public at the Poitiers Film Festival - France
2016 Prix Amnesty International France at the Poitiers Film Festival - France
2016 Best Documentary at Filmschau Baden-Württemberg - Germany
2016 Price of the Studentenwerks Greifswald + Special Mention international Jury at dokumentART
2017 Best Documentary at International Film Festival of the Caribbean Sea
2017 Best Documentary at the Queens World Film Festival - USA
2017 Prix du Public at the Film Festival Brive - France
2017 Best Documentary at the Mediawave - Hungary
2017 Best Documentary at the Stiff Festival - Croatia
2017 Best Feature Documentary at the San Jose International Film Awards
2017 IDA - International Documentary Award at the International Documentary Film Festival - Austria

2013 DOK. Leipzig - German Selection - Germany
2016 Berlinale - Perspektive Deutsches Kino - Germany
2016 Nominated for the First Steps Awards - Best Cinematography and Best Documentary - Germany
2016 Nominated Best University Film at German Human Rigths Film Award - Germany

FILMOGRAPHY

selection as cinematographer

2018
ZDF 37° - HOFFNUNG - in production
Documentary / 45 Min / D. Aljoscha Hofmann P. ZDF 37°, Aljoscha Hofmann Filmproduktion

ISABEL BERNHEIMER - Bernheimer Contemporary
Corporate Art Video / 4 Min / D. Madeleine Dallmeyer, Elisa Purfürst P. NobNob Video

SISTERHOOD (AT) - in development
Feature / ca. 90min / D. Maximilian Feldmann P. about:film, Markus Kaatsch

BETI (AT)
Documentary / D. Rebecca Panian P. Dschoint Ventschr Filmproduktion

2017
WASSER (AT) - in postproduction
Feature / D. Irfan Akcadag P. überRot Filmproduktion, gefördert durch die NRW-Filmstiftung

NATURA URBANA - THE BRACHEN OF BERLIN
Documentary / 72 Min / D. Matthew Gandy P. University of Cambridge
Vision du Reel 2017, Achtung Berlin 2018
www.naturaurbana.org

DIE ELSTER - KINO - in postproduction
Kino Spot / 1 Min / D. Maximilian Feldmann P. Rozinante Productions, Polizei Kriminalprävention der Länder und des Bundes

DIE ELSTER - AQUISE
Web Spot / 2 Min / D. Maximilian Feldmann P. Rozinante Productions, Polizei Kriminalprävention der Länder und des Bundes

2016
PARIS X BERLIN
Short / 15 Min / D. Margit Schild P. Studentenwerk Berlin
Exhibition 10 June 2016, Berlin

ZDF 37° - SALAM, SHALOM, HALLELUJA
Documentary / 45 Min / D. Aljoscha Hofmann P. ZDF 37°, Aljoscha Hofmann Filmproduktion
ZDF Screening date 28 March 2017

VALENTINA
Documentary / 51 Min / D. Maximilian Feldmann P. Filmakademie Ludwigsburg CP. FH-Dortmund
Berlinale 2016, Gemany - Perspektive Deutsches Kino
more Filmfestivals and Awards www.valentina-film.com

2015
ZEIGE DEINE WUNDE
TV-Socialspot / 30 Sec / D. Maximilian Feldmann P. Nadja Hermann, Stiftung Deutsche Depressions Hilfe

DAS HAUS NEBEN DEN GLEISEN
Documentary / 72 Min / D. Simone Catharina Gaul, Nora Fingscheidt DOP. Luise Schröder, Julia Höhnemann, Carina Neubohn, Anne Bolick P. Caritas- Verband Stuttgart

PENTATONES
Mockumentary / 4 Min / D. Aljoscha Hofmann P. Pentatones
VICE 2015

2014
ZDF 37° - WIE WIR UNS TRAUEN
Documentary / 45 Min / D. Aljoscha Hofmann P. ZDF 37°, Aljoscha Hofmann Filmproduktion
ZDF Screening date 22 July 2014

ALLES ÜBER MEINEN VATER
Documentary / Teaser / D. Anja Reiss, Jann Anderegg P. Anja Reiss

FLUCHT WELTWEIT
Installation / 1 Min / D. Anja Reiss P. Federal Ministery of Economic Cooperation and Devolpment
Exhibition 24 November 2014, Berlin

2013
CARACAS
Documentary / 51 Min / D. Maximilian Feldmann P. Filmakademie Ludwigsburg
DOK. Leipzig 2013, Germany - German Selection
www.caracas-film.de

LOW SEASON
Documentary / 41 Min / D. Madeleine Dallmeyer P. Bayerischer Rundfunk / Filmakademie Ludwigsburg
Internationales Filmfestival Pakistan 2015 - Best Feature - won

2012
ICH KANNTE MAL JEMANDEN IN KENTUCKY
Feature / 22 Min / D. Gunar Meinhold P. FH-Dortmund
Oberhausener Kurzfilmtage 2013, Germany

2011
YOU ARE LATE, THE MINERS ARE OUT
Documentary / 52 Min / D. Anna Bartholdy P. Filmakademie Ludwigsburg
GLOBALE Berlin 2012, Germany

MACHT UND OHNMACHT
Short / 14 Min / D. Gunar Meinhold, Dominik Leube, Tilo Hauke P. FH-Dortmund
Oberhausener Kurzfilmtage 2011, Germany