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(c) Marco Kern
(c) Marco Kern

Julia Daschner works since 2009 as a freelance Director of Photography in the field of fiction and documentary. Besides, since 2013, she started teaching cinematography in Berlin and Munich.


Within her studies at the Academy of Media Arts Cologne, Julia spent half a year at Escuela Internacional de Cine y Television in Cuba, taking documentary classes. She then graduated with the feature documentary AUF DER WALZ. Soon after, she was invited to the Berlinale Talent Campus.


Her first fiction feature film, LOSE YOUR HEAD, premiered at Berlinale, was screened at international festivals and sold to various countries. For SOMMERHÄUSER, a period feature honored with several prizes, she was nominated for the prestigious Deutscher Kamerapreis. Her newest work, MATTI UND SAMI, a childrens feature,  is currently in cinema.


  • membership: BVK, AG Dok, Cinematographinnen - women cinematographers network
  • shooting experience: Austria, North Korea, South Korea, Finland, France, La Réunion, Spain, Cuba, Italy, Georgia
  • languages: english, french, spanish
  • all current digital and analogue camerasystems, gimbal
  • PADI open water diving license


2018  Nomination 28. Deutscher Kamerapreis Kategorie Kinospielfilm für SOMMERHÄUSER

2017  Nomination Preis der dt. Filmkritik 2017 - Beste Kamera für SOMMERHÄUSER

2012   AWARD "Nationaler Preis für die beste Bildgestaltung in einem Spielfilm"

  Internationales Frauenfilmfestival Dortmund/Köln für BERGIG

2009  honorable mention "Nationaler Preis für die beste Bildgestaltung"

 Internationales Frauenfilmfestival Dortmund/Köln für AUF DER WALZ

2008  "Passauer Auge" für den besten bayerischen Kurzfilm

  Internationales Filmfestival Passau für EIN SOMMER LANG


 Festival der Filmhochschulen, München, für LORMEN

2004  "Bester Film"

 Blindspot Festival Hamburg für LORMEN