Volker Schellbach - Director of Photography
Volkers playfulness was always his driving force. As a recognized specialist for both cars and beauty, he has a proven track-record that defies stereotyping. Throughout his youth Volker benefitted greatly from his parents' sense of adventure, visiting remote countries, living amongst a diverse range of cultures, settings and languages. Today this allows him to move and communicate with ease in an international industry, be it China, Russia or Japan. Volker’s early years in the industry are rooted in the lighting department, a valuable foundation for mastering the art of cinematography. With a love for both - challenges and meticulous planning - Volker strives for solutions that are out of the ordinary. His mantra is “spend your money only there where you can actually see it!”, be it a major light set-up on a Russian Arm or a small scrap of poly that makes all the difference during intimate beauty shoots. And however stormy things become, he retains a calmness that everybody around him can sense and that brings out the best in everyone on the set.
Commercials • Corporate Films • Feature Films • Short Films
Beauty • Car • Highspeed • Kids • Landscape • Lifestyle • Storytelling • Vignette • Visual effects
35mm • Alexa • DSLRs • RED-CAM • Super16
English • German