Leo Eßbach

director of photography, eng camera, studio camera operator

Leo Eßbach, director of photography, eng camera, studio camera operator, Köln

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Mobile   +49 176 22379021
Phone   +49 176 22379021
Email   mail@bilderschmiede.tv
Homepage    http://www.bilderschmiede.tv
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Year of birth: 1986 in Göttingen
 


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Neu im Technikpark ist ein Set Celere HS Cinema Primes (25, 36, 50, 85) T1.5. mit PL und EF-Mount. Verwendbar an Sony FS7, Canon C300, Sony A7s, Red und Arri. Welcome to the next Level!

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Projects as director of photography | 20 of 30 | SHOW ALL
year title movie type director production comment
2018 Anwälte der Toten Documentary Ser..., RTL Olivier Deflou OD Media Film & Fern... Reenactments // 10DT // FS7, R...
2018 Der Traumjob - Wer wagt den Sp... TV-Show, ProSieben [... Oliver Pawellek Sony Pictures Film u... additional photographyC300 MK2 // CelereHS
2018 Die Bewegungs-Docs Documentary Ser..., NDR [de] Lukas Rieckmann Nonfictionplanet Fil... C300 // Folge 2
2018 Bares für Rares - Deutschlands... TV-Show, ZDF [de] Sheila Mertens Warner Bros. ITVP De... Operator // C300
2017 Kopfgeld TV-Show, RTL Astrid Quentell Sony Pictures Film u... additional photographyC300
2017 EA Sports - Fifa. 18 Showmatch... Commercial Benjamin Pauli Fernsehzimmer Filmpr... DoP // FS7
2017 Es war Mord - Der Fall Christ... Documentary (Se... Marc Raabe 24 25 TV & Medienpro... additional photographyB-Kamera // Amira (Reenactment...
2017 Tilt (Webserie) Series, SRF (vormal... Marek Beles Visualpark GmbH [ch] additional photographyB-Kamera // RED Scarlet-W
2017 Don Carne - Rezepte (Serie) Recipe Video Leo Eßbach Videocraft, Leo Essb... DoP // FS7
2017 Milupa - Magdalena und die ers... Commercial Oliver Julius Filmwerk GmbH [de] DoP // Amira
2017 Eismann Tiefkühl-Heimservice -... Recipe Video Leo Eßbach Videocraft, Leo Essb... DoP // FS7
2017 Telekom Street Gigs - OneRepub... Concert Recordi... Marc Schütrumpf Neoxfilm Filmprodukt... Operator // Amira
2017 Bares für Rares - Deutschlands... TV-Show, ZDF [de] Nils Trümpener Warner Bros. ITVP De... Operator // C300
2016 Take the money and run TV-Show, RTL Jonas Kozinowski Warner Bros Internat... Operator // Amira
2016 Uniklinik Aachen Telemedizin -... Image Film Christoph Convent Convent.Kommunikatio... DoP // C300
2016 Uniklinik Aachen - Mund-, Kief... Image Film Christoph Convent Convent.Kommunikatio... DoP // C300
2016 Video Vision Song Contest 2016... TV-Event, RTL II You ... Marc Schütrumpf Neoxfilm Filmprodukt... LiveStream Red Carpet & Show
2016 Kaputt und zugenäht Documentary Ser..., ZDF [de] Boris Waßerka Gruppe 5 Filmprodukt... Folgen 6-15
2016 Tierisch schön in der Eifel - ... Report, WDR [de] Anja Friehoff ACE Media - TV Produ... 2te Kamera
2016 FH Dortmund - Recruiting (3 Fi... Recruiting-Vide... Masoud Payinda Opendoor Pictures Blackmagic 4K

Projects as eng camera
year title movie type director production comment
2018 X Factor TV-Show, Sky [de] (v... Andrea Achterberg UFA Show & Factual G... C300 // Jurycasting
2017 Deutschland sucht den Supersta... TV-Show, RTL zuständige/r Redak... UFA Show & Factual G... Recall Südafrika // Wildlife
2017 Das Supertalent TV-Show, RTL Volker Weicker UFA Show & Factual G... C300 // Warteraum
2017 Bares für Rares TV-Show, ZDF [de] Sheila Mertens Warner Bros. ITVP De... Operator // Experten
2016 Deutschland sucht den Supersta... TV-Show, RTL Bastien Angemeer UFA Show & Factual G... Jurycasting + Recall
2016 Come dine with me Documentary Ser..., VOX [de] zuständige/r Redak... ITV Studios Germany ... div. Sendungen
2016 Das Supertalent TV-Show, RTL Jens Bussang UFA Show & Factual G... Backstage + Einspieler
2016 heute Show TV-Show, ZDF [de] various Prime Productions Gm... Einspieler
2016 Die Höhle der Löwen Documentary Ser..., VOX [de] Dirk Ludwig Sony Pictures Film u... Einspieler
2016 Biete Rostlaube, suche Traumau... Documentary Ser..., VOX [de] Larissa Planer Sony Pictures Film u... div. Sendungen
2016 Bares für Rares TV-Show, ZDF [de] Sheila Mertens Warner Bros. ITVP De... Händlerraum
2016 Willkommen bei Mario Barth TV-Show, RTL Dimitri Sagioglou Small Unit Productio... Versteckte Kamera
2016 The Voice of Germany TV-Show, ProSieben [... various Talpa Germany GmbH &... Homestories
2016 RTL Extra TV Magazine, RTL zuständige/r Redak... InfoNetwork GmbH [de...
2015 Energie NOW TV Magazine, ProSieben S... Luca Wieland Neoxfilm Filmprodukt... C300 | 5 Folgen
2015 Deutschland sucht den Supersta... TV-Show, RTL Volker Weicker UFA Show & Factual G... Vertretung (Jurycasting)
2015 Das Supertalent TV-Show, RTL Christian Klein UFA Show & Factual G... Backstage C300
2014 Energie NOW TV Magazine, ProSieben S... Vera Schächter Neoxfilm Filmprodukt... C300 | 8 Folgen
2014 NRJ Air 2014 Concert Recordi... Marc Schütrumpf Neoxfilm Filmprodukt... Behind the Scenes / Doku
2010 Nachtlinie TV-Show, BR [de] Marc Schweitzer BR Bayerischer Rund... Außenkamera

Projects as studio camera operator
year title movie type director production comment
2015 Telekom Street Gigs - Coldplay Concert Recordi... Marc Schütrumpf 2Bild TV. Events & M... Panther Dolly
2015 Energy Fashion Night 2015 Event Recording Marc Schütrumpf Neoxfilm Filmprodukt...
2014 Telekom Street Gigs - Cro (Liv... Concert Recordi... Marc Schütrumpf Neoxfilm Filmprodukt...

Film projects in other activities
year title movie type director production comment
2017 Tilt (Webserie) Series, SRF (vormal... Marek Beles Visualpark GmbH [ch] first assistant cameraSteadicam Focus
2016 Starlight Express - Display Tr... Trailer Marita Zengeler Hunderteins - Agentu... first assistant cameraA7s | Shogun | 4k
2016 Die versteckte Kamera 2016 - P... TV-Event, ZDF [de] Frank Hof Constantin Entertain... remote camera operator1 Folge
2015 GOP Varieté-Theater - Verschen... Commercial Dominik Junker Norman Krüger Filmpr... first assistant cameraAmira | Master Pri...
2015 Riepe GmbH & Co. KG - Mission ... Commercial Dominik Junker Hochschule Ostwestfa... first assistant cameraRED Epic | CP2 | D...
2015 Mayday Relay Short Feature F... Florian Tscharf Filmakademie Baden-W... first assistant cameraA7s | DJI Ronin
2015 Sami Khedira Stiftung - The Fa... Commercial Lars Timmermann Filmakademie Baden-W... first assistant cameraArri Amira | Ultra...
2015 Guy Short Feature F... Lorenz Piehl Filmakademie Baden-W... first assistant camera16mm
2015 Parfüm - Black Widow Spec Commercial Julie Boehm Filmakademie Baden-W... first assistant cameraRed Epic Monochrom
2015 druckfrisch - Neue Bücher mit ... TV Magazine, ARD [de] Andreas Ammer ARD - Arbeitsgemeins... steadicam focus pullerArri Amira
2015 Wunderbar - Ralli Babuschka Spec Commercial Thilo Gundelach Filmakademie Baden-W... first assistant cameraSony F55
2014 Möbel DICK - Perfekt! Sofa Commercial Thomas Imkamp Foto & Design Gröber... first assistant cameraRed One
2014 Jowat AG - The World of Bondin... Image Film Jasmin Ott Hochschule Ostwestfa... first assistant camera7 DT - Red Epic
2014 Telekom Street Gigs - Ed Shee... Concert Recordi... Marc Schütrumpf Neoxfilm Filmprodukt... camera operatorC300 Audience
2014 Frau Roggenschaubs Reise TV Movie, ZDF [de] Kai Wessel Ufa Fiction GmbH [de... video playback operato...
2013 Miele Professional - Wäscherei... Image Film Markus Stoffel Videograph GmbH [de] first assistant cameraRed Epic
2010 druckfrisch - Neue Bücher mit ... TV Magazine, ARD [de] Andreas Ammer ARD - Arbeitsgemeins... eng assistant camera/s...Spiegel Bestseller...
2009 Lenßen & Partner Documentary Ser..., SAT.1 [de] various Constantin Entertain... standby props
2008 Lenßen & Partner Documentary Ser..., SAT.1 [de] various Constantin Entertain... standby props

Basic details
self portrayal englishindependent cameraman/dop for TV, documentary, corporate-, image-, industrial-film, music and show
owner of high-end equipment (Sony FS7, Canon C300 MK I & II, DJI-Ronin, drone, light, sound, cineprime lenses)
Film- and camera-team based in Cologne / Germany
 
nationality German
languages German (mother tongue), English (fluently), French (basic)
experience shooting in foreign countries Middle East: United Arab Emirates

Northern Europe: Norway

East Africa: Kenya

Eastern Europe: Rumania, Czech Republic, Hungary

South Africa: South Africa

Southern Europe: Italy

Southeast Asia: Thailand

Western Europe: Belgium, Luxembourg, Austria, Switzerland
special skillsRED
Alexa/Amira
Sony FS 7 & 700
Canon C300
DSLR/M
Sony PDW 700
Versteckte Kamera (Robo / Remote-Kamera)
Adobe Premiere, AfterEffects, Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator
 
own equipmentKAMERAS & OPTIKEN
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- Canon C300 MK2 EF (inkl. Rig & Zubehör)
- Canon C300 EF (inkl. Rig & Zubehör)
- Sony FS7 (inkl. XDCA-FS7 Adapter, Rig, EF & PL-Adapter)
- Sony A7s MK II (inkl. Rig, EVF, XLR-Adapter, EF & PL-Adapter)
- GoPro Hero 4 Black
- DJI Mavic Pro 4K-Drohne

- Hanse Inno Tech Celere HS Cine Prime Set (25, 36, 50, 85mm) T1,5 EF & PL
- Fujinon MK 18-55mm & 50-135mm T2.9 Cinema Zoom (E-Mount)
- Canon L f2,8 EF (24-70, 70-200mm)
- div. Sony E-Mount Foto-Festbrennweiten

LICHT, TON, ZUBEHÖR
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- Sachtler Video 18P/20P Stative
- Tilta Nucleus-M Funkschärfe/Lens Control System
- 15" 4K Lilliput Regiemonitor
- Teradek Bolt Bildfunkstrecke
- Teradek ServPro WLAN Monitoring
- Sound Devices 633 Audio Recorder
- Sennheiser G3 und G4 Audio Funkstrecken
- Sound Devices 302 Audio Field Mixer
- Zoom F8 Multitrack Audio Recorder
- Boompoles mit MKH416, NTG3 oder NTG2
- Blackmagic Video Assist 4K 7" Monitor
- Small HD 502 Sidefinder
- DJI Ronin-M
- 4x 800W Kunstlicht inkl. Softbox
- 5x LED BiColor Fläche
- 2x Astra Litepanels mit DOP-Choice Octadome
- Rayzr7 Daylight Fresnel
- Sunbounce Sun Swatter 4x6
- Timelapse Slider & Skater Dolly Eigenbau
- Kamera Magliner Eigenbau

POSTPRODUCTION
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MacBook Pro 13" 2016
Workstation PC/Schnittplatz (i7 6700K, GeForce980, 32GB RAM ...)
Adobe Master Collection CC 2018

PKW Kombi Teamfahrzeug
 
licences A (motorcycle) [eu], B (car) [eu]
immediate working area Cologne, Freiburg
1st residence North Rhine-Westphalia
other possibilities of accommodation Munich, Cologne, Hamburg, Bangkok, Freiburg, Ludwigsburg, Paderborn, San Francisco, Stuttgart