Born in Hamburg, Germany, and raised in Southern California, Philipp Girke is a freelance Cinematographer and Commercial Director in the Los Angeles area. He recently graduated as a Cinematography Major from Art Center College of Design.
Before film school, he was working as a Documentary Filmmaker in Eastern Africa, specifically in Malawi and Zambia, filming documentaries for various NGO's in the region.
While primarily a Cinematographer and Director, he also has experience as a VFX Animator and Compositor, allowing for a unique hands on approach to the film-making process.
Photo by W. Lee