Dieter Deventer - Director of Photography
Dieter Deventer was born and raised in Munich. His first films primarily documented the world of ski acrobatics in which Dieter Deventer was involved as a competitor. Dieter Deventer studied at the University of Television and Film in Munich, HFF. His student film ´Sorcerer´s Apprentice´ gained him first prize at the Festival of Fantastic Film in Munich. Since then Dieter Deventer has been working around the world as a director of photography for commercials and feature films. Within more than 25 years he has created hundreds of commercials for national and international trademarks such as Batida de Coco, Nike, Lufthansa, Bacardi, etc. He worked as a DOP on several short movies, television movies and feature films for the cinema, among them ´Vaya Con Dios´, which was awarded four Bavarian Film Prizes. For the feature film FYNBOS by Harry Patramanis, Dieter got the Kodak Vision Award for Best Cinematography, Slamdance Film Festival 2013. Since 2004, parallel to his profession as a director of photography, Dieter Deventer has increasingly concentrated on photo projects of his own. There he works on documentary series as well as on abstract experimental photography. His photobook publications "ALI´S GARAGE" and "sotto l´autostrada" have been shortlisted at the German Photobook Award 2015.
Commercials • Feature Films
Animals • Baby • Beauty • Beverage • Celebrity • Entertainment • Food • Humour • Kids • Landscape • Lifestyle • Ship • Sport • Visual effects
35mm • Alexa • DSLRs • Phantom/Weisscam • RED-CAM
German • English