Descending of German and Hungarian families, Fred Kelemen was born in West-Berlin/Germany.He 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 in directing and cinematography at the German Film & TV Academy Berlin (dffb) from 1989 to 1995. He graduated from the dffb with a diploma as a director and as a cinematographer.
For his diploma film “Fate” he received the German National Film Award in 1995. Since that time, he has made a number of films and videos as director and collaborated as cinematographer with several film directors like Béla Tarr (“Journey to the Plain”, Hungary 1995, “The Man from London”, Hungary/France/Germany 2007, “The Turin Horse”, Hungary, France, USA, Germany 2009/10 ), Rudolf Thome (“The Visible and the Invisible”, Germany 2006), Gariné Torossian (“Stone, Time, Touch”, Canada/Armenia 2005) a. o.
Since 1995 he is working as an… read more