Lutz Konermann is a multiple award-winning freelance film professional and photographer with more than thirty years of international work experience. As a cinematographer and director, he has so far been credited on more than a hundred fiction and documentary films, including international co-productions.
From its inception, Lutz has been a co-designer and coordinator of the interdisciplinary curriculum of one of Europe’s most renowned film schools, the Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg in Ludwigsburg (Germany). Today, he is co-heading the Filmakademie’s fiction department with a record of mentoring more than two hundred student film productions, including four Student Academy Award™ winners as well as A-Festival and German National Film Award winners and competitors.
As a board member of FOCAL, the Swiss foundation for professional training in cinema and audiovisual media in Lausanne (Switzerland), he has been designing and heading script development programs and talent-scouting fellow trainers in all fields of audiovisual media production for twenty years.
Lutz is a multiple German National Film Award winner, a winner of the German Camera Award, the Max-Ophuels-Award, the City of Munich Film Award, the Adolf-Grimme-Award (German Emmy) and has received numerous awards at international festivals. He has been a long-standing board member of the Swiss Film Directors and Screenwriters Guild and is a member of the German Film Academy.
A Swiss and a German citizen, Lutz is fluent in German, English, Italian, Swiss-German and professionally proficient in French.
Photo: Elvis D’Silva