Having studied directing and cinematography at Berlin’s German Film and Television Academy, Florian Hoffmeister quickly established himself as a distinct, versatile young voice amongst internationally working cinematographers.
His work includes acclaimed international tv projects such as 5 DAYS (nominated for the 2008 Golden Globe), HOUSE OF SADDAM (2009 BAFTA Nomination Best Photography Fiction), AMC’s remake of THE PRISONER (2010 EMMY Nomination Best Cinematography Miniseries or Movie), as well as feature films such Terence Davies‘ THE DEEP BLUE SEA, starring Rachel Weisz, Tom Hiddleston and Simon Russel-Beale, IN SECRET, starring Elizabeth Olsen, Oscar Isaac and Jessica Lang and David Koepp’s MORTDECAI, starring Johnny Depp, Ewan McGregor and Gwyneth Paltrow.
His directorial debut 3 DEGREES COLDER won him a Silver Leopard for best first feature at the 2005 Locarno International Film Festival.
In 2012 / 2013 he became the first cinematographer to win an EMMY, a BAFTA, as well as the prestigious ASC Award with the same program: his work on the TV mini series GREAT EXPECTATIONS.
In 2014 he was chosen as Variety’s 10 Cinematographers to Watch.
His latest collaboration with Terence Davies, A QUIET PASSION, starring Cynthia Nixon and Jennifer Ehle has premiered in Berlin and Toronto and will be released in the spring of 2017.
THE HAVE-NOTS, his second film as a director, an adaptation of the award winning novel by Katharina Hacker, has premiered in competition at this years Munich Film Festival.
He is currently lensing the pilot and first block of AMC´s upcoming series THE TERROR.
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