Martin Farkas

Martin Farkas

Regie, Drehbuch, Kamera, Sonstiges
*14.10.1964 Tübingen

Biography

Martin Farkas was born in Tübingen on October 10 1964. After graduating from school, he worked on several documentary productions in Asia, South America, Africa and Europe. Back in Germany, he studied social pedagogy with the focus on sociology and psychology. At the same time, he worked as gaffer on film productions and directed several, award-winning video clips and advertisements.
From the mid-1990s on, Farkas worked as DoP on productions like "München – Geheimnisse einer Stadt" (1999/2000) by Dominik Graf and Michael Althen. In 2002, he was nominated for a German Film Prize for his photography in the documentary "A Woman and a half – Hildegard Knef". He also shot episodes of the TV series "Türkisch für Anfänger" (2007) and "Tatort".
In 2009, he made his feature film debut as director with the documentary "Deutsche Seelen - Leben nach der Colonia Dignidad", co- directed by Matthias Zuber.

Filmography

2017/2018 Die Braschs oder der diskrete Charme der Nomenklatura
Director of photography
 
2016/2017 Fünf Sterne
Consultant
 
2016 Am Abend aller Tage
Director of photography
 
2016 Angst heiligt die Mittel
Director of photography
 
2015 Einmal wirklich sterben
Director of photography
 
2014/2015 Schwarzach 23 und die Hand des Todes
Director of photography
 
2014/2015 Fassbinder
Director of photography
 
2014/2015 Cinema: A Public Affair
Director of photography
 
2014/2015 Sturm im Kopf
Director of photography
 
2014-2017 Wildes Herz
Director of photography
 
2013/214 Für immer und immer
Director of photography
 
2013/2014 Es werde Stadt! 50 Jahre Grimme-Preis in Marl
Director, Screenplay, Director of photography
 
2012 Das Wunder von Wolbeck
Director of photography
 
2012 Gestern waren wir Fremde
Director of photography
 
2011/2012 Lawinen der Erinnerung
Director of photography
 
2010/2011 ...und raus bist Du!
Director of photography
 
2010/2011 Herrenabend
Director of photography
 
2010/2011 Feindbild
Director of photography
 
2009/2010 Morgen das Leben
Director of photography
 
2008/2009 Deutsche Seelen - Leben nach der Colonia Dignidad
Director, Director of photography
 
2008/2009 Ein Sommer mit Paul
Director of photography
 
2008/2009 Der Tote im Spreewald
Director of photography
 
2008 Häschen in der Grube
Director of photography
 
2007 Draussen bleiben
Director of photography
 
2005 Hofmann und Söhne
Director of photography
 
2005 Borowski in der Unterwelt
Director of photography
 
2004 Stirb und werde
Director of photography
 
2003-2005 Georgisches Liebeslied
Director of photography
 
2003 Yesterday
Director of photography
 
2002 Schicht
Director of photography
 
2001/2002 Zwischen den Sternen
Director of photography
 
2001 A Woman and a Half - Hildegard Knef
Director of photography
 
2000 Musical Man
Director of photography
 
1999/2000 München - Geheimnisse einer Stadt
Director of photography
 
1999 Der zweite Tod
Director of photography
 
1998 Nighthawks
Director of photography
 
1997/1998 Frau Rettich, die Czerny und ich
Lighting design
 
1997 Der Besuch
Director of photography
 
1997 Roter Tango
Director of photography
 
1997 Kleiner Stürmer
Director of photography
 
1995/1996 Ben Annemin Kiziyim - Ich bin Tochter meiner Mutter
Director of photography
 
1995 Low Season
Director of photography
 
1994/1995 Liebe, Leben, Tod
Lighting design
 

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