Felix Schmilinsky DoP

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

Commercial work for brands including Nike, Volvo, Adidas, L’Oreal, Asics, Bacardi, Vodafone. He filmed music promos for artists such as Goldfrapp, George Ezra, The 1975 and more.

His first feature film A Moving Image (Dir. Shola Amoo, 2016) is a hybrid of fiction and documentary centring on gentrification in Brixton, South London.

The feature-length documentary Chasing Perfect (Dir. Helena Coan, 2019) about iconic car designer Frank Stephenson was produced by Salon Pictures and had its release on Netflix.

Felix extensively travelled the world and speaks fluent Spanish besides his mother tongue German and basic French. He has dual nationality which allows him to work freely across the UK and European Union.

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
+ more

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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