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Name : Robert Max Berger
Address : Clarissenhof 17, 1115 CA, Duivendrecht
Country : The Netherlands
Mobile : +31 6 54 360 717
E-mail : robert@camlight.nl
Date of Birth : 31 October 1958
Place of Birth : Biak, Indonesia
Nationality : Dutch
Marital Status : Married

Profile
In the past 29 years I have been working all over the world on more than 1500 productions as Director of Photography.
My field of work contains drama-productions, commercials, music videos, documentairies and corporate image film shot on film, digital cinema, hd-cam or Red Epic-X. Most pleasure I find in working with actors in drama productions, with state of the art techniques and equipment in order to tell the most beautiful story.

Personality
My colleagues describe me as creative, young of heart, approachable and open-minded. I’m a driven person, supportive to directors and actors at work and I’m in the lucky possession of a good mood. I love to experience and try new equipments and learn new techniques as I am a fast learner.

Working Experience and Education
After my secondary education I studied ‘Directing play’ at the Academy of Dramatic Art in Amsterdam for one year. From 1983 until 1987 I worked as Lighting Technician for S.K.V.E. in Eindhoven. From 1987 until 1990 I worked as a Lighting Technician and Gaffered in a variety of commercials, corporate image films and from 1990 onwards I focussed on camera work.
In 2010 followed a workshop 3D in Los Angeles, by Geoff Boy.

In 1992 I established my own company and have been working as an independent Lighting Cameraman and Director of Photography ever since. Former boardmember and still active member of N.S.C (Netherlands Society of Cinematographers).

Feature films:
Hostage X, Directed by Paul Ruven, Shot on Red Dragon, 2016
Purgatorium, Directed by Chuck Borden, Shot on Red Dragon, 2016
Label Me, Directed by Anil Wagemans, Shot on Red Dragon, 2016
Lotgenoten, Directed by Stephan Brenninkmeijer, Shot on RED Epic-X , 2013
Caged, Directed by Stephan Brenninkmeijer, shot on RED ONE, 2011
Vrijspel, Directed by Karim Tradia, shot on RED ONE, 2010
Liefde in ritme, Directed by Guus van Waveren, 16 mm Aaton, 1992

Short Films:
Hide Her, Directed by Dewi Reys 2016
Time of your life, Directed by Jens Rijnsdijk, Best cinematography 2015.
These Dirty words, Directed by Jens Rijnsdijk, world-award winning 48H in 2015
Stalker awaits, Red One, Directed by Tim de Vries 2011
Black Premise, Red One, Directed by Remy Schepers 2011
Pech, Red One, Directed by Frits de Vries 2010
A small change, Red One, Directed by Robert M. Berger, 2010
Vis=Lief, Red One, Directed by Floris Parlevliet , a 48Hproject 2010
Beneficent, Red One, Directed by Maielin Timmerberg, 2009
Big Whiffer, Red One, Directed by Iwan Cvitko. A48Hproject 2009
The Tenants, HD HDcam+srw1 rec 1080p, Directed by Silvain Hooglander, 2007
Achteraf, Dvcam HD, Directed by Ruut vd Beele, 2007
Morgana, HD Thomson Viper 1:237 for cinema, Directed by Roy Jacobs en Marc van den Boom, 2007
Oase, DVCPro50 Pro35adapter in 25p, Directed by Marjet Boek, 2007
Hunter, DVCPro50 in 25p, Directed by Ruut van der Beele, 2006
Heavy Me, HD Varicam for cinema, Directed by Ruut van der Beele, 2005
Solofobie, 16:9 video 25p, Directed by Ruut van der Beele, 2005
Parody on Vermeer and James Bond, HD Varicam for HD projection during show Hans Klok, Magician, Directed by Rino Gauw, 2005
De eerste dag, HDcam for cinema, Kort Rotterdam, Directed by Silvain Hooglander, 2004
Pol, Betacam SP, Directed by Rineke Kraai, 2003
Candy, 16 mm, Directed by Michael Brook, 1993

Drama Serials:
KWF serial Aandacht AUB, now shooting part 1,2,3,4,5,6. Directed by Dennis Overeem, 2013 to be continued!
Children drama serial, 5 episodes, Centerparcs, Directed by Paula Rennings
Familie Keuzekamp, 30 episodes, Tros Public Broadcasting, Directed by Hans Heesterbeek
Easter Story’s, 10 episodes, NCRV Public Broadcasting, Directed by Ron van Es

Documentaries:
18th squodron, Directed by Andre Eilander, shot on Epic-X 2012/2016 to be continued!
Kors Keuze, Directed by Pieter Vlamings, shot on RED ONE. TbvAVRO 50 min.
Het grote publiek moet weten wat hier te koop is, Directed by Bart Hölscher, 2007
Een zinnenprikkelend bestaan, Directed by Marc Stekelenburg, 2007
De strijd van Tinus Smits, Directed by Paula Rennings, 2006
26.000 Gezichten, Directed by Simone van der Broek, 2005
Esther, wereldkampioen boksen uit Wognum, Directed by Paul Veld, 2005
Sorg aen den Amstel, regie Eric Fransman, 2004
Varkensflats, van gewest tot gewest, Directed by Simone van der Broek
BB Jota, Directed by Dan Brinkhuis
Mee met de HC, Directed by Dan Brinkhuis
Kaapveridianen in Rotterdam, Directed by Simone van der Broek
Copyright mens, 3 episodes for NCRV Public Broadcasting, Directed by Ron van Es
The future of optical storage, Directed by Jeroen Schellekens
Verloren soldaat, Directed by Rien van Wijk
Frank Rozen, kunstenaar, Directed by Vera Wiedemeijer
SOS, super 35mm
NHK Japan, HDTV, 5 episodes on music-composers

Corporate Image Films:
For a large and varied amount of companies and organisations I made corporate image films during the past 20 years:

Heineken, ING, ABN AMRO, Bertelsmann, Philips, Schiphol Airport, TU Delft, Postbank, Rabobank, Nedloyd, Dutch Police, Dutch Tax Administration, NS Dutch railways, Hoyer, Ten Cate, Rijk Zwaan, Bosal, Ster, Continental, Avans Hogeschool, Toolex InternationaI, PSV, Rijksdienst voor wegverkeer, PTT, Fryslan Dairy Foods, Friesland bank, Cliniclowns etc.

Commercials:
De Telegraaf, Ritsen Postbus 51, 4 commercials for VMBO, Bruggeman hypotheken, Provincie Noord Brabant, Boekenweekgeschenk, Jumbo Christmas commercial, LBS (cinema), VDO Dayton, Pickwick tea, 4-granen ei, Nivea, Ricoh, Philips, OLM het groene land. Aviko chips, Olympus/Roompt/Fred en Ed/Woesel en Pip/Em-Te/ Swiss Sence, Aviko, Wecycle,Flexa, Histor, Jumbo spellen, Radler, Caprisun etc.

Videoclips:
Anouk*, Noa**, Ruth Jacot, Laura Fygi*, Zuco 103, Van Dik Hout, Tulp, Sundance Club, Lukewarm, Blinq inq, D-ground, Miss Dee.Angelo King, Pam Feather, Hind (gaffer/lightdesign), Noyzboy, Nermine, Monsif, Replay, Das kleine Lied, Elroy (award best cinematography). Kim Lian (best europe children video clip) etc…

*Electronic Press Kit. **45 min. TV special.

3D productions:
Special shot for English amusment parc 2013
Nintendo commercial, preproduction and operator 2012
Andre van Duin, for Beeld en Geluid museum 2012

Specials:
Virtual Reality for Tommy Hilfiger 2015, 2016.
Virtual Reality for Bertelsmann
Ride movie for Rotterdam port
Stationcalls: Many promoleaders for RTL,
Weather announcement.
Floriade 2010 shot
Floriade 2011 Dome shots with 6x 5D’s on a rigg.

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