Felix Schmilinsky DoP

Felix is a Cinematographer based in London and Berlin.
He shoots narrative films, commercials, promos and documentary. His work was screened at film festivals around the world.

Felix has a passion for authentic storytelling. He is driven to collaborate with other filmmakers and artists to develop a distinct visual language for each new project. He is interested in films exploring the human condition and themes of identity. 

His debut feature film A Moving Image centres on gentrification in Brixton. After it premiered at LA Film Festival in 2016, the film secured a theatrical release and worldwide distribution and is available on Netflix.

He has shot more feature-length films including the documentary Chasing Perfect about the life of automobile designer Frank Stephenson.

Felix has created work for big international brands including Nike, Volvo, Adidas, L’Oreal, Asics, Bacardi, Vodafone. He filmed promos for musicians such as Goldfrapp, George Ezra, The 1975 and more.

Selected participant of the 2021 BAFTA Crew talent support programme.

FESTIVALS & AWARDS
Feature Films

A MOVING IMAGE (2016)

WINNER
Independent Spirit Film Production Award – Screen Nation Awards
Special Mention – Black Star Film Fest Philadelphia

NOMINATED
Best Feature Film World Fiction – LA Film Festival

OFFICIAL SELECTIONS
LA Film Festival
BFI London Film Festival
Durban International Film Festival
Black Star Film Fest Philadelphia
Urbanworld Film Festival NYC
Encounters Film Festival Bristol

NETFLIX RELEASE
Watch on Netflix UK

THE 13TH (2017)

WINNER
Best Cinematography – Calcutta International Cult Film Festival
Best Horror Feature Film – Calcutta International Cult Film Festival
Best Feature Film – London Independent Film Awards

NOMINATED
Best Cinematography – London Greek Film Festival

Short Films

ROOTS (2019)

WINNER
Best Short Film (Dir. Hussina Raja) – World Cinema Film Festival 2020
NOMINATED
Best Short Film – BFI London Film Festival 2019
Best Short Film – Bolton Film Festival 2020
International Short Film Festival Oberhausen 2020

KEEPSAKE (2018)

NOMINATED
Best Writing (Helena Coan) – Underwire Festival 2018

LASCIVIOUS GRACE (2017)

NOMINATED
Best Writing (Nadia Cavelle) – Underwire Festival 2017
Best Actress (Ronke Adekoluejo) – Underwire Festival 2017

TWO FISH (2015)

WINNER
Best Cinematography (Felix Schmilinsky) – BlackBird Filmfest NY 2016

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