George Chiper-Lillemark

george.chiper@gmail.com • georgechiper.blogspot.com Phone DK+45 5027 3576 • RO+40724 717 686 Henrik Rungs Gade 5, 1tv, 2200, KBH-N About Me: I am a Romanian Director of Photography, based in Copenhagen. I shot over 15 shorts, mostly on 35mm and Super16, but also on digital video systems. My work has been honored with awards or selections by festivals as Berlinale, Locarno, Rotterdam, Karlovy Vary, Trieste, or Miami. In 2010 I finished filming my debut feature film, Adalbert's Dream shot in S-VHS on a 20 years old JVC camera, customized with Zeiss DigiPrimes lenses. As a passionate cinephile, favoring authors as Yasujiro Ozu, Ingmar Bergman, Lisandro Alonso, Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Roy Anderson, Dardenne Brothers or Michael Haneke. My focus is working for film productions and I have good communication skills and inborn curiosity. Personal Data: Date & Place of Birth: 12-09-1979, Focsani, Romania Marital staus: married with Signe Chiper-Lillemark Citizenship: Romanian, residing in DK Education: 2004-2008 UNATC I.L. Caragiale , Faculty of Film, Cinematography Department 2002-1998 Bucharest University, Faculty of Philosophy, Ethics and Political Philosophy Department Films & Festivals: 2010 Bucharest Experimental IFF, SPECIAL JURY PRIZE for the director of photography George Chiper for 2 films: The Palm Lines, Romania, and Spaces, Denmark/Romania. Visul lui Adalbert/Adalbert's Dream, feature film, dir. Gabriel Achim, Green Film 4Proof Film, RO – to be released Zaman Zaman Icinde/Time within Time, short , dir. Cenk Erturk,Dream Import/Export Inc, TK to be released 15 iulie/15 July, short, 35mm, dir. Cristi Iftime, 2011, UNATC, RO 2011 Berlinale Shorts, official selection 2011 Timishort IFF, The grand award Berf/Snow, short, HD, dir. Erol Mintas, 2010, Mintas Film, TK-RO 2011 Timishort IFF, Best Director award for Erol Mintas, 2010 47th Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival -Best Short Film award winner.

2010 Izmir Short film Festival, Golden cat awards, jury's award 2010 Montpellier Mediterranean Film Fest -official selection Spaces, video art, RED, dir. & performer Signe Lillemark, 2010, DK-RO 2011 CologneOFF, official selection 2010 Bucharest National University of Art -best bachelor project 2010 R.R.E. a project for performative arts, Copenhagen Palmele/The Palm Lines, 35mm, dir George Chiper, 2010, UNATC, RO 2009 Locarno, Leopards of Tomorrow, official selection 2010 Rencontres Henri Langlois IFSF, Poitiers, French Critics' Discovery Prize 2010 MedFilm Festival 2010 Cinema of the Mediterranean in Rome, Cervantes Rome Award 2010 Festival Brasileiro do Cinema Universitario: Artistic Contribution Award 2010 Stockholm, REX - Recent Experimental Short Film 2010 IndieLisboa FF, official selction 2010 Rotterdam FF, Tiger shorts, official selection 2009 Cottbus, Best Short Category, Special Mention Blastiera#186/Sandpit#186, short, 35mm B&W, dir. Adina Pintilie & George Chiper, 2007, UNATC, RO 2009 Miami IFF, Best Runner Award 2009 Trieste AlpeAdriaCinema, Special Jury Mention 2008 Locarno FF, selected in section lci et Ajlleur 2007 Tribeca, New York FF, screened in “Romanian Cinema the Golden Age” Synopsis Docu-drama, short, HD dir VIad Trandafir,2007, UNATC, RO 2008 Hyperion International Theatre and FF, Bucharest, The Grand Award 2007 CineMAiubit. International student FF, Bucharest, Pro-cinema Award 2000V, short doc, HD, dir. Vlad Fenesan, 2006, UNATC, RO 2008 FFest student FF Cluj-Napoca, Best Documentary award 2007 Karlovy Vary IFF,Panorama honored film 2006 CineMAiubit, International student FF, Bucharest, Ion Bostan Award for documentary film RE:publik - Cum sa Mixezi? -commercial, Kodak Student Ad Competition, dir. Matei Alexandru Mocanu, 2007 2007 Kodak Student Ad Competition- The Grand Award Soulsavers, music video for The Radar Festival, London, dir. Matei Alexandru Mocanu 2007 The Radar Festival, V2 Records Label Winner

Work: 2011 Documentary for IRTC, prod. by Contend Production LTD, UK 2010 DoP for Visul lui Adalbert, Romania, feature film prod. by Green Film and 4PROOF FILM, RO 2010 DoP Zaman Zaman Icinde, short film prod. by Dream Import/Export Inc, TK 2008-2010 Freelance jobs as DoP and videographer, coorporate films, music videos and commercials. 2008-2009 Videographer – www.happyfish.ro 2004-2007 Frelance jobs in film and advertising industry as camera loader and focus puller, I worked with well established romanian production houses as Mediapro Pictures, Mobra Film, Stop Film, Saga Film, Multimedia-Est, Silverbullet Film, Atlantis Film, Carter Film.

Training:

2009 In The Palace International Short Film Festival, Balchik, Bulgaria, Short Film Workshop, participant.
2009 2008 2007 2007 Kodak Film Workshop, assistant trainee Student Fest, Timisoara, trainer for the Film workshop Stop by, Shoot film, A Kodak super 16mm workshop, 2007- participant Shout your Dream or be quiet, Kodak Student AD Competition, 2007 - participant

Skills: Spoken English - very good German - beginner Danish – beginner I am a team player with good communication skills, inborn curiosity and desire to learn. I have experience with 35mm, Super16, 16mm, Super8, both in color and B&W process, Red, Sony F900, EX1 & EX3, Panasonic HVX200 & others. Extensive experience with various light sources and lighting setups.