Down 303,824 this week

Sven Kirsten (I)

Born in the port town of Hamburg but conceived in between America and Germany on a freighter from his grandfather's Hamburg-Chicago Line, Sven chose to live in California when he turned 25. After studying Photo and Optics in Berlin and working as camera assistant for NDR network he enrolled at the San Francisco Art Institute in 1980, and switched ... See full bio »

Everything That's New on Netflix in August

Check out the lineup of new movies and shows streaming on Netflix this month, including Project Power.

See the full list

Around The Web


Powered by ZergNet

On Prime Video

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Sven Kirsten's work have you seen?
1 nomination. See more awards »


Known For

Liquid Dreams Cinematographer
Play Time Cinematographer
Beyond Desire Cinematographer
Mission Kill Camera and Electrical Department


Hide Hide Show Show Cinematographer (64 credits)
 2013-2018 For Heaven's Sake (TV Series) (41 episodes)
- Nachtgestalten (2018)
- Schuldgefühle (2018)
- Die letzte Fahrt (2018)
- Zwei Väter (2018)
 2013 Inga Lindström (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2013 Wir haben gar kein' Trauschein (TV Movie)
 2012 Wir haben gar kein Auto (TV Movie)
 2011 Blinde Spuren (TV Movie)
 2011 The Tricksters (TV Movie) (as Sven A. Kirsten)
 2010 The Last Cop (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 2010 Kommissar LaBréa (TV Mini-Series) (2 episodes)
 2009 Eine Liebe in St. Petersburg (TV Movie)
 2009 Stürme in Afrika (TV Movie)
 2008 Kleine Lüge für die Liebe (TV Movie)
 2008 Hanna & the Penguin (TV Movie)
 2006-2007 Stadt Land Mord! (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Schief gewickelt (2007)
- Verlorene Liebe (2006)
- Auf Eis gelegt (2006)
 2006 White-Out (Video)
 2005 Sommer mit Hausfreund (TV Movie)
 2004 Wilsberg (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2003 Mann gesucht, Liebe gefunden (TV Movie)
 2003 Broti & Pacek - irgendwas ist immer (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Hypnose (2003)
- Lauschangriff (2003)
 2002 Love Crash (TV Movie)
 2001 Heart of Stone (director of photography - as Sven A. Kirsten)
 2001 Ich kämpfe, solange du lebst (TV Movie)
 2001 Dead Island: Schools Out 2 (TV Movie)
 2000 Die Traumprinzen (TV Movie)
 2000 Nie mehr zweite Liga (TV Movie)
 1999 School's Out (TV Movie)
 1999 Liebe ist stärker als der Tod (TV Movie)
 1998 Die Fremde in meiner Brust (TV Movie)
 1998 Der Clown (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Dreckiges Geld (1998)
- Feindschaft (1998)
 1997 Die heilige Hure (TV Movie)
 1997 Code Red (TV Movie)
 1996 Adrenalin (TV Movie)
 1996 Der Venusmörder (TV Movie)
 1995 Mörderische Zwillinge (TV Movie)
 1995 Beyond Desire
 1995 Play Time (director of photography)
 1993 Doppelganger
 1992 Luna: Slash Your Tires (Short)
 1992 Mistress
 1992 Alice in Chains: Them Bones (Video short)
 1991 Liquid Dreams
 1990 Redd Kross: Annie's Gone (Short)
 1990 Faster Pussycat: You're So Vain (Video short)
 1990 Devo: Post Modern Man (Short)
 1985 Grottenolm
 1980 Women in Rock (Documentary) (as S. Kirsten)
 1980 Kortnergeschichten (TV Movie documentary)
Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (11 credits)
Show Show Actor (1 credit)
Show Show Script and Continuity Department (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
Show Show Self (3 credits)

Personal Details

Alternate Names:

S. Kirsten | Sven A. Kirsten

Did You Know?

Star Sign:


Contribute to This Page

Your Next Binge Watch Awaits

Looking for something to watch? Check out IMDb's "What to Watch" series to find out what's really worth watching.

Recently Viewed