Matthias Ditscherlein is a German film director and cinematographer. He has been working in the film industry since the mid-1990s and has directed a wide range of feature films, documentaries, and commercials.
Born in Hamburg, Germany, in 1972, Ditscherlein grew up surrounded by the arts. His father was a well-known artist, and his mother was a photographer. This early exposure to the visual arts would have a lasting impact on Ditscherlein’s work as a filmmaker.
Ditscherlein studied film at the University of Hamburg and at the Academy of Media Arts in Cologne. He graduated in 1998 with a degree in film and television production. After graduation, Ditscherlein began working as a freelance director and cinematographer on various projects.
Ditscherlein’s first feature film was a documentary entitled “The Last Day of Summer” which he directed and produced in 1999. The film was well-received by audiences and critics alike and earned him his first award. Since then, Ditscherlein has gone on to direct and shoot numerous feature films, documentaries, and commercials.
Some of his most notable works include the documentaries “Life in a Day” (2006), “The Road to Hell” (2009), and “The Golden Age of German Cinema” (2012). He also directed the feature film “Menschen Am Sonntag” (2010), which won several awards at film festivals around the world.
Ditscherlein’s work has been praised for its visual style and he is known for his keen eye for capturing natural beauty. His films often focus on social and political issues in contemporary Germany. He has won numerous awards for his work, including the German National Film Award and the German Television Award.
Matthias Ditscherlein is currently living in Berlin and continues to work as a successful film director and cinematographer. He is dedicated to creating meaningful and visually stunning films that explore the complexities of modern life.