Christopher Aoun

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biography

 

Born in Beirut, Christopher Aoun grown up as son of a fashion photographer an a stylist, inbetween war destruction and fashion in Lebanon – a country without national feeling, still fighting to define its identity. He grows up with four languages and startet early to work with his father together.
After successful campaigns as photographer, Christopher went to the university Saint Joseph in Beirut to study film. During his studies he gets a DAAD scholarship and moves to Munich, to study camera at the Hochschule für Film und Fernsehen.
Driven by the love to plunge into unknown worlds, his extensive work leads himboth documentary and fictional films, as well as commercials and music videos – all over the world. The connection to his mother country and the need to tell there stories and pictures, brings him back again and again in the Middle East.

 

awards

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* Best Cinematography in a Lebanese Motion Picture, The Lebanese Cinema Movie Guide Awards 2017

 

filmography

2017

Capharnaum
feature film
director: Nadine Labaki
production company: Moozfilms

 

Dubai Tourism
commercial
director: Christian Ricken
agency: SAATCHI & SAATCHI
production company: chiaroscuro Films

 

Sécurité Assurance
commercial
director: Konstantin Bock
agency: NINETEEN84
production company: Né à Beyrouth Films

 

Byblos Bank
commercial
director: Wisst Smayra
agency: FP7
production company: Clandestino Films

2016

Hessnatur FW16
commercial
director: Konstantin Bock
agency: Creative Services, München
production company: Dania Bdeir, New York

 

7Days
commercial
director: Cherine Khoury
agency: SAATCHI & SAATCHI
production company: TheTalkies Dubai

 

In White
shortfilm
director: Dania Bdeir
production company: Ginger Beirut & New York University  

 

JOOP! FW16
commercial
director: Konstantin Bock
agency: INKCorporated, München
production company:  Claas Cropp Creative Productions, Berlin

 

Tatra
commercial
director: Cherine Khoury
agency: M&C SAATCHI
production company: Laserfilms Beirut

 

Bindhu & Vedan – Ulavai
musicvideo
director: Konstantin Bock
production company: Nominalfilm, München

 

Khoury Home
commercial
director: Hadi Syriani
agency: M&C SAATCHI
production company: Ecstazy Labs, Beirut

 

All the Sex I’ve Ever Had – The Singapore Edition
documentary
director: Konstantin Bock & Darren O’Donnell
production company: Mammalian Diving Reflex, Toronto

2015

Listen
feature film, cinema
director: Philippe Aractingi
production company: Ginger Beirut, Fantascope & Elzevir Film

 

Naked
commercial
director: Cherine Khoury
agency: Studio Safar, Beirut
production company: Olive Tree Productions, Beirut

 

MAC Jog’n Jeans FW15
commercial
director: Konstantin Bock
agency/production company: INKCorporated, München

 

ZAIN MIT
commercial
director: Hadi Syriani
agency: M&C Saatchi
production company: Beirutworks

 

GIS
shortfilm
director: Narges Kalhor
Produktion: wirFILM, HFF München  & Sur-Film Canarias S.L.

 

Naya – Ana Bkeify
musicvideo
director: Konstantin Bock
production company: Cut’n Roll Productions, Beirut

 

Strellson x REMS182
commercial
director: Konstantin Bock
agency/production company: INKCorporated, München

 

Aziza – No No No
musicvideo
director: Jowe Harfouche
production company: Ginger Beirut

 

Ooredoo Nojoom
commercial
director: Hadi Syriani
agency: M&C SAATCHI
production company: The golden production, Beirut

 

s.Oliver
commercial
director: Merle Grimme
agency: 222 NYC, New York
production company: Mountains and hills, Zürich

 

Deutschland. Dein Selbstportrait
documentary, cinema
art director: Sönke Wortmann
production company: Germany in a day, Berlin

 

ZAIN Kuwait
commercial
director: Hadi Syriani
agency: M&C Saatchi
production company: Black Rhino, Beirut

 

Clima Van Del
commercial
director: Oliver Mohr
production company: Hutner & Retzer Film, München

2014

Schatten der Wüste
documentary, cinema
director: Franziska Schönenberger & Jaykrishnan Subramanian
production company: Nominal Film, HFF München & BR
(completion 2017)

 

Lerchenberg
TV series
B – dop
dop: Jenny Bräuer
director: Felix Binder
production company: ZDF, Das kleine Fernsehspiel & Lüthje Schneider Hörl Film, München

 

eterna Visionen
commercial
director: Konstantin Bock
agency/production company: INKCorporated

 

Donnerbalkan – Closer
musicvideo
director: Oliver Mohr
production company: Colors of Munich

 

Shouf – Explore
commercial
director: Hadi Syriani
agency: M&C Saatchi
production company: Black Rhino, Beirut

 

Expect the unexpected
commercial
director: Oliver Mohr
production company: Hutner & Retzer Film, München

 

Le-Thanh Ho – Zellophan
musicvideo
director: Christopher Aoun
production company: Colors of Munich

 

Shroom
shortfilm
director: Oliver Mohr
production company: HFF München

 

La Maison de la Forêt
commercial
director: Hadi Syriani
agency: M&C SAATCHI
production company: Black Rhino, Beirut

 

Rothmoser
commercial
director: Oliver Mohr
production company: Colors of Munich

2013

Nimmerland
documentary
director: Lea Jäger & Elisa Nadal
production company: HFF München

 

Benoit Louis Vuitton
commercial
director: Leonie Stade
production company: GQ

 

Alle Farben – Comics, Katzen und lange Nächte
documentary
director: Oliver Mohr
production company: Kallias, Berlin

 

Wenn ich über das Reden spreche
shortfilm
director: Gisela Carbajal Rodríguez
production company: HFF München

 

Adouce – Ce soir
musicvideo
director: Oliver Mohr
production company: Gena Wernik

 

Sukleen
commercial
director: Hadi Syriani
agency: M&C SAATCHI
production company: Wonderful production, Beirut

 2012

After Gaza
documentary
director: Lena Stiller
production company: HFF München & Gernstl, München

 

Ein Liebestraum
musicvideo
director: Julian Krubasik
production company: 3Sat & Beethoven Fest Bonn

 

Zuflucht
shortfilm
director: Erec Brehmer
production company: HFF München

 

Rastlos
shortfilm
director: Oliver Mohr
production company: HFF München

 

Aufsicht
shortfilm
director: Lion Bischof
production company: HFF München

2011

Martha & Karl
shortfilm
director: Julia Walter
production company: HFF München

 

Die Stille wird lauter
shortfilm
director: Oliver Mohr
production company: HFF München

 

Gegen die Zeit
shortfilm
director: Christopher Aoun
production company: HFF München

 

Zwischenraum
shortfilm
director: Lena Stiller
production company: HFF München

 

Drei Momentaufnahmen, bei Tageslicht betrachtet
shortfilm
director: Niklas Hoffmann
Produktion: HFF München

 

Ana Jools – Ten Pictures
Musikvideo
director: Oliver Mohr
production company: Colors of Munich & Young Gasteig