Klemens Koscher

Contact

mail@klemenskoscher.com

Tel + 43 650 765 2004 

Instagram: klemens.koscher  

About

Klemens Koscher is a cinematographer based in Vienna, Austria. He studied at Maine Media College (USA) and Filmschool Vienna. With an eye for natural light, cinematic images and intimate moments he has photographed a wide range of feature films and documentary projects. He is known for his collaboration with filmmaker Ludwig Wüst (Departure, My Father's House, Coma). His work has been shown at numerous international festivals, such as Berlinale, Montreal or Göteborg Film Festival.

Klemens is a member of the Austrian Association of Cinematographers (AAC).

Press

Das letzte Bild • The Last Image

"For its poetic aesthetics, in search of a sensory representation of a daily and familiar environment, and for its visual creation of a memory that permanently disappeared by bringing glimpses of light in a world of darkness" - Jury Statement, Ji.hlava Documentary Film Festival

 

Aufbruch • Departure

"Bilder und Berührungen, die bleiben" - Barbara Wurm, taz

"Mit eindrucksvoll fotografierten Bildern von großer Intensität [...] entfaltet sich ein intimes Drama, das um die Fragen kreist, woher man kommt und wohin man geht" - Birgit Kohler, Berlinale Film Festival

"Der Blick des Kameramannes Klemens Koscher findet die Nähe in der Distanz und umgekehrt und besticht durch ein überragendes Feingefühl für Licht und Stimmungen" - Gary Vanisian, Essay über Ludwig Wüst

"Wüst’s film is bursting with beautiful imagery, jumping from alluring settings to intimate close ups" - Sean Gallen, The Up Coming (UK)

"Ranks highly among the most distinctive, dryly humorous and memorably atmospheric narrative features from Austria in the current decade."  - Neil Young, Hollywood Reporter / Sight & Sound

 

Das Haus meines Vaters • My Father's House

"Ein abgründiger Heimatfilm in Echtzeit. Von Kameramann Klemens Koscher in einer einzigen, unaufdringlich virtuosen Einstellung eingefangen" - Christoph Huber, Filmmuseum Wien

"Beautifully shot and simply but wonderfully acted, Ludwig Wüst's film is evocative and rich in atmosphere" - Freddy Olsson, Göteborg International Film Festival

"In wenigen Einstellungen erfasst die Kamera von Klemens Koscher das kammerspielartige Geschehen, [...] ein Lehrbeispiel intelligenten, auf den Punkt gebrachten Filmemachens" - Andreas Ungerböck, Ray Filmmagazin

"The image seems to breathe, like an extra, anonymous presence" - Maya McKechneay, sixpackfilms

 

Koma • Coma

"Grimy interiors with spectacular outdoors shots" - Alissa Simon, Variety

"Bilder voller Eindringlichkeit" - Christina Krisch, Kronen Zeitung