SEBASTIAN SOUKUP | BERLIN | GERMANY

SEBASTIAN SOUKUP, WHOM DAVID CRONENBERG REFERRED TO AS «A FULL PRODUCTION DESIGNER AT HEART» AFTER THE SHOOTING OF «A DANGEROUS METHOD», HAS- APART FROM CRONENBERG- WORKED WITH DIRECTORS SUCH AS LARRY CHARLES (ARMY OF ONE 2015 ) VOLKER SCHLÖNDORFF (RETURN TO MONTAUK 2016), WIM WENDERS (PALERMO SHOOTING 2007, EVERYTHING WILL BE FINE 2014) AND DETLEV BUCK (GORILLAS 2017 ,BIBI & TINA I-IV, 2013-16 RUBBELDIEKATZ 2011).
 
SEBASTIAN SOUKUP STUDIED ARCHITECTURE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF FINE ARTS BERLIN AND HAS BEEN PRIMARILY ENGAGED IN INTERNATIONAL FILMPRODUCTION AS A RENOWNED PRODUCTION DESIGNER AND SCENOGRAPHER. PRIOR TO FOCUSSING ON THE FIELD OF FILM, SOUKUP WORKED AS AN ARCHITECT AND STAGE DESIGNER @ BERLINER ENSEMBLE AND FOR CHRISTOPH SCHLINGENSIEF @ VOLKSBÜHNE BERLIN.

MOREOVER, HE HAS CONTRIBUTED WITH HIS DESIGNS TO NUMEROUS COMMERCIALS  AS WELL AS TO MUSIC CLIPS BY ARTISTS SUCH AS RAMMSTEIN AND WORKED WITH DIRECTORS SUCH AS JONAS ÅKERLUND AND LOS PEREZ.
 
SOUKUP’S STORYBOARDS FOR «PALERMO SHOOTING» WERE SHOWN IN THE EXHIBITION «BETWEEN FILM AND ART. STORYBOARDS FROM HITCHCOCK TO SPIELBERG» AT THE DEUTSCHE KINEMATHEK- MUSEUM FÜR FILM UND FERNSEHEN 2011.
 
AMONG HIS WORK ARE AS WELL INSTALLATIONS SUCH AS «SALON» FOR GALLERY MICHAEL FUCHS, BERLIN, 2014, «OBSESSED WITH BEAUTY» 2017, AND «FABLES» 2018, FOR GEORG HORNEMANN BERLIN.


HE GAVE LECTURES AND MASTERCLASSES IN PRODUCTION DESIGN SEVERAL TIMES AT THE FILM UNIVERSITÄT POTSDAM BABELSBERG, THE TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITÄT BERLIN, AT THE MET FILM SCHOOL BERLIN, DEUTSCHE FILM- UND FERNSEHAKADEMIE BERLIN (DFFB) AND THE FILMAKADEMIE LUDWIGSBURG. HE WAS INVITED FOR THE WINTERSEMENSTER 2018/19 TO HOLD THE 3-DAYS WORKSHOP «SPIRITED AWAY- ABOUT DELUSIONIST ARCHITECTURE» AT THE BAUHAUS UNIVERSITY WEIMAR @ FACULTY OF ARCHITECTURE PROF. HEIKE BÜTTNER.

 

 

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