Winterbauer, Marcus


Marcus Winterbauer, director of cinematography, was born in 1965. In 1996, he completed his training as a cameraman at the Academy for Film and Television in Potsdam-Babelsberg. While still a student, he worked with director Rainer Simon on the documentary Die Farben von Tigua. Winterbauer has made a number of award-winning documentary and fiction films. His film Die große Stille won the 2006 European Film Award and the Special Jury Award at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival. This documentary about the Carthusian religious order was praised by the international press as one of the most mesmerizing and poetic chronicles of spirituality ever created.





Festivals & Awards:

2006 European Film Award for Die große Stille 
2006 Special Jury Award at the Sundance Film Festival for Die große Stille


2012 Prora (short)
2011 Raising Resistance (doc., TV)
2011 Wenn die Welt uns gehört (If the World Belongs to Us, TV)
2009 Nichts ist besser als gar nichts (transl. Nothing is Better than Nothing at All, doc.)
2009 Chandani und ihr Elefant (Chandani and her Elephant, doc.)
2008 Am Pier von Apolonovka (The Pier of Apolonovka, doc.)
2008 Forgetting Dad (TV, doc.)
2008 Standesgemäß (Noble Commitments, doc.)
2006 Full Metal Village (doc.)
2005 Die große Stille (Into Great Silence (doc.)
2005 Dancing with Myself (TV, doc.)
2005 Bye, Bye Tiger
2005 Invisible (TV, doc.)
2004 Rhythm Is It (doc.)
1999 Virtual Vampire (TV)
1999 Zwischen 2 Welten (Between 2 Worlds doc.)
1999 Ausfahrt Ost (Exit East, TV, doc.)

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