Volker Sattel

Volker Sattel

Regie, Drehbuch, Kamera, Schnitt, Produzent
*23.02.1970 Speyer

Biography

Volker Sattel, born in 1970 in Speyer, lives and works in Berlin. He acts as writer, director, and cameraman in various film forms and genres. From 1993 to 1999, he studied directing and camera at the Baden Württemberg Film Academy. Since then, he has frequently directed and done camerawork, mostly in documentaries, and collaborated with Mario Mentrup on several experimental feature films. Sattel’s works have received numerous awards, including the German Schnittpreis of VG Bild-Kunst and the Gerd Ruge Fellowship for his film "Unter Kontrolle – Eine Archäologie der Atomkraft" ("Under Control – An Archeology of Nuclear Power") from 2011 and a project grant from the Kunstfonds Foundation for his current film project "La Cupola". In 2013, along with Stefanie Gaus, he was a fellow at the Goethe-Institut’s Villa Kamogawa in Kyoto, Japan, where they collaborated on the film "Beyond Metabolism".

Source: 66. Internationale Filmfestspiele Berlin (Catalogue)

Filmography

2015/2016 The Animals
Director of photography
 
2015/2016 La Cupola
Director, Screenplay, Director of photography, Editing, Producer
 
2013/2014 Beyond Metabolism
Director, Screenplay, Director of photography
 
2013/2014 umsonst
Director of photography
 
2012/2013 Der Architekt Tadao Ando - Von der Leere zur Unendlichkeit
Director of photography
 
2011/2012 Karaman
Director of photography
 
2010/2011 Unter Kontrolle
Director, Screenplay, Director of photography, Editing
 
2009 Legenden
Director of photography
 
2007 After Effect
Director of photography
 
2006/2007 Ich begehre
Director, Director of photography, Editing
 
2006 Laufhaus
Director of photography
 
2005 Stadt des Lichts
Director, Director of photography, Editing
 
2002 Unternehmen Paradies
Director, Screenplay, Director of photography, Editing
 
1999 040
Director, Screenplay, Director of photography, Editing
 
1995 Wirrsaal - und du wunderst dich
Director