Gerald Schank

director of photography

Gerald Schank, director of photography, Köln

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Mobile   +49 173 5434451
Email   info@freshframes.film
Homepage    http://www.freshframes.film
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Skype   fresh.frames

Date of birth: 07.12.1964 in Köln
Address    Achterstr. 21
50678 Köln
Germany
 
 


USt-IdNr. DE 303833425

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Projects as director of photography | 20 of 54 | SHOW ALL
year title movie type director production comment
2016 ProSieben - Match Factor Opener Kerstin Kalenberg Fresh.Frames, Gerald... ARRI Amira
2016 German Doctor's - Hilfe, die b... Image Film Gerald Schank Fresh.Frames, Gerald... India - Kolkata
2015 Das große Schlüpfen TV-Event, ZDF Mark Achterberg Wellenreiter TV Sri Lanka - Austria
2015 JAM! - Junge Aktion Mensch Web Magazine Simone Höft tvision GmbH Studio production
2015 SMS Love Shorty - Für immer Self Made Short... Hanno Friedrich Zenon Produktion Canon 5D Mark III - AJA KiPro ...
2015 Die Sendung mit der Maus TV Magazine, ARD various Delta TV Folgen mit Christoph Biemann
2014 YOLO - Mein Job Report, RTL various AZ MEDIA TV GmbH Canon 5D Mark III - AJA KiPro ...
2014 JAM! - Junge Aktion Mensch Web Magazine various tvision GmbH Canon 5D Mark III - AJA KiPro ...
2014 Verband berufstätiger Mütter -... Image Film Anja Friehoff Cornelia Spachtholz ... Canon 5D Mark III - AJA KiPro ...
2013 ARD / WDR Marketing - Quarks &... Commercial Kerstin Kalenberg Fresh Frames Film & ... ARRI Alexa
2013 Cut (Wettbewerbsbeitrag Bloody... Short Feature F... Peter Lemper Peter Lemper Produkt... Sony PMW-F 55 4K
2013 Miau! Was mit Katzen TV-Show, Einsfestiva... Peter Lemper Fresh Frames Film & ... Szenische Einspieler
2012 ARD / WDR Marketing - Digitalr... Commercial Katja Engelhardt Fresh Frames Film & ... ARRI Alexa
2012 Sauti Kuu Foundation - Starke ... Image Film Katja Engelhardt tvision GmbH Sony PMW-F 3
2012 Planet Wissen - 5 Dinge zum Fü... TV Magazine Birgit Quastenberg Electric Boogie GmbH Einspieler
2012 Du bist kein Werwolf - Über Le... TV Magazine, WDR Katja Engelhardt tvision GmbH Einspieler Wolfmann
2010 Ralphs Happen TV Magazine, ARD Ralph Caspers Electric Boogie GmbH Canon D70
2010 Die Pferdefreunde Report, WDR Susanne Müller tvision GmbH HDCAM
2010 Das Hochzeitsschiff TV-Show, ARD, HR Kerstin M. Kahlenb... UFA SHOW & FACTUAL G... HDCAM
2009 Haydn Reloaded Documentary, 3sat Theo Roos act Videoproduktion ... HDCAM Studioproduktion

Film projects in other activities
year title movie type director production comment
2016 German Doctor's - Hilfe, die b... Image Film Gerald Schank Fresh.Frames, Gerald... directorBildregisseur
2014 YOLO - Mein Job Report, RTL Gerald Schank AZ MEDIA TV GmbH director/executive Produce...
2013 ARD / WDR Marketing - Quarks &... Commercial Kerstin Kalenberg Fresh Frames Film & ... executive producer
2013 Miau! Was mit Katzen TV-Show, Einsfestiva... Peter Lemper Fresh Frames Film & ... executive producer
2012 ARD / WDR Marketing - Digitalr... Commercial Katja Engelhardt Fresh Frames Film & ... executive producer
2008 Sparkasse Koblenz - Girokonto Commercial Gerald Schank Fresh Frames Film & ... director/executive Produce...
2007 Sparkasse Koblenz - Immobilie Commercial Gerald Schank Fresh Frames Film & ... director/executive Produce...
2005 Sparkasse Koblenz - Bank fürs ... Commercial Gerald Schank Fresh Frames Film & ... director/executive Produce...
1997 Die Diebin TV Movie Michael Karen Q und Q Medien 2nd unit dopOperator

Awards
year award
2014 "Who´s There" Bloody Cuts Award (UK) - Best Cinematography

Documents
 type description
IHK Ausbilder Prüfungsnachweis

Basic details
self portrayal englishGerald Schank was born in Cologne, December 7th, 1964.
Until 1984 he studied for the degree in Social Education and Pedagogy. During the term for alternative civilian service, he started his training in the fields of movie and video production, cinematography and editing at the Filmhaus Cologne.
In 1986, Gerald Schank started an additional four years apprenticeship and on the job training with the company Imos Filmproduktion GmbH as assistant camera and sound technician.
1992 saw his first works as freelanced cinematographer in his documentary movie on Brazilian street kids, a commissioned production for the WDR (West German Broadcasting Corporation). After several years of gaining experience, especially in South America (Brazil), he extended his activities also to filming for advertising agencies. Since 1995, a multitude of image movies, videos and commercials were realized.
1998 adds well known TV productions such as "Alarm für Cobra 11", where he functioned first as 2nd unit Operator, later also as 2nd unit DoP, thus collecting experience in scenic cinematography. In 1999 he founded the production company Fresh Frames Film & TV Produktion GmbH together with the producer Kerstin Kalenberg. This company offers full service for cinematography and TV productions.
Gerald Schank signs responsible for the cinematographic work of the award receiving short movie "Snipers Alley" in 2002. With producer and director Rudolf Schweiger he did his long film debut "Mörderischer Frieden" (Lethal Peace) in 2006.
This anti-war drama was filmed in Sarajevo and surroundings and started at the cinemas in November 2007. Since 2016 Gerald Schank also acts as commissioned producer for tv broadcasting companies and advertising agencies.
 
nationality German
languages English (basic), Portuguese (basic)
experience shooting in foreign countries Australia and Oceania: Australia, New Zealand

Central America: Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Cuba, Nicaragua

Middle East: Israel

North Africa: Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia

North America: Mexico, USA

Northern Europe: Denmark, Norway, Sweden

East Africa: Kenya, Tanzania

Eastern Europe: Kosovo, Poland, Rumania, Russia, Hungary

South America: Brazil, Chile, Ecuador

Southern Europe: Balearic Islands, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Greece, Italy, Canary Islands, Croatia, Portugal, Spain, Turkey, Cyprus

Southeast Asia: Afghanistan, India, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Vietnam

West Africa: Ghana

Western Europe: Belgium, England, France, Ireland, Netherlands, Austria, Scotland, Switzerland, Wales

Central Asia: Kazakhstan
special skillsAction Sequences, Aerial Filming, Tabletop Shooting 
own equipmentCamera Equipment:
DSLR Canon EOS 5D Mark III, Canon 24-105 mm 1:4 L IS USM, 70-200 mm 1:2.8 L IS II USM, 100 mm Macro 1:2.8 L IS USM, AJA KiPro Mini Recorder, smallHD FOCUS 5" Produktions-Monitor, Chrosziel Cage, Follow Focus, Fluid Zoom Drive, Mattebox 4x4, Apple MacBook Pro 15", Sachtler Video 18 Plus Tripod
DJI Osmo PRO with Zenmuse X5 4K Camera and Gimbal System, Leica DG Summilux 15 mm, F1.7 ASPH., DJI Focus Hand-wheel, Sachtler DV 4 Tripod
Sound Equipment:
Sennheiser MKH 416, Audio Ltd. Diversity 2020 Set, VT 506 Lavalier Microphone, vdB 805 Microphone Boom Pole
Light- and Grip Equipment:
5 ARRILITE 800 W, Chimera, 1 Sachtler Reporter 300 W Light, Soft-Umbrella, 1 Litepanels 1x1 BiColor, 4 IDX Endura ELITE Batteries, ABC Products Dolly "Willy Go", 7,5 m Steal Tracks
Edit Suite:
Final Cut Pro X with Apple Mac Pro (2,7GHz, 12-Core Intel Xeon E5) and 2 Apple Thunderbolt 27" Displays, Genelec 8020 CPM Loudspeaker, LaCie 8big Rack Thunderbolt 2 RAID (48 TB)
 
licences B (car), B-License (Paragliding)
immediate working area Cologne
1st residence North Rhine-Westphalia
other possibilities of accommodation Zagreb