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Fred Kelemen

Born in Berlin (West) Fred Kelemen studied painting, music, philosophy, science of religions and theatre sciences and worked in different theatres as a director's assistant before he began his studies at the German Film & TV Academy Berlin (dffb) in 1989. Since that time, he has made a number of films and videos as director and collaborated as ... See full bio »

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12 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Turin Horse
The Turin Horse Cinematographer
Krisana Cinematographer
Abendland Cinematographer
Verhängnis Cinematographer


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 2013 Sweets
 2007 Stone Time Touch (Documentary)
 2005 Krisana
 2000 Tatau Samoa (Documentary)
 1999 Abendland
 1997 Frost
 1995 Journey on the Plain (Short)
 1994 Verhängnis
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[on Abendland (1999)] Yes, there is a lot improvisation in the film There's a script, but in the script I never write dialogues. But there are some parts where it is written what the characters talk about without saying how they have to talk about it. That's something I develop with the actors. The script was written before I knew all the actors, and after knowing who will be in the film I ... See more »


Since 2013 Fred Kelemen is a member of the 'Cinematographers Branch' of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS). See more »

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