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IDEAS MADE IN ODENWALD.

Portfolio Movie

BEHIND THE SCENES (BTS)

CLIENTS

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PORTFOLIO PHOTO

Tourism

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People

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ABOUT WOODFILM

We imagine, produce and shoot films.

We develop, produce, shoot and love movies. It is our passion to stage great pictures. We always have the highest aspiration to achieve the best result. Based on a detailed conception, creative team and professional film technology, impressive aerial photography, cinematic visual effects, 3D visualizations and individual music compositions, we give every production that special something.

The creative team of WOODFILM PRODUCTION with its headquarters in Erbach (ODW), in the immediate vicinity of Frankfurt am Main, works regionally, nationally and internationally with well-known brands.

 

The heads of the WOODFILM PRODUCTION consist of experienced specialists. Director, cameraman, producers, editors & editors, photographers, graphic designers and selected freelancers.

Insights

Interested in your own showcase? – Contact us!

OUR TEAM

Karl Krings

– Director & Producer –

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Director

 

Autodidact Karl Krings was born on a warm summer day in the beautiful Odenwald. Grown up in the intoxication of synthesizer sounds of the 80s and educated as an “down to earth free spirit”, he found the love of creativity and rap music in 1996.

 

After more than 15 produced music albums, hundreds of live concerts, a multitude of touring and dozens of live feature films, music compositions, on tv, radio and cinema like for ARD, ZDF, RTL, RATPACK, WESTSIDE, ZIEGLER, PANTHALEON, CORAZON, CONSTANTIN FILM, XAVIER NAIDOO, SEBASTIAN FITZEK, NENA, MC RENE, IRA MAY, BARRY CUNNINGHAM, ROHWOLT, FISCHER, LÜBBE, DROEMER KNAUR, a new passion was born.

 

After two turbulent decades as an composer and sound designer, he fell into a few wild years of creative acting as an director, in over 20 produced music videos and hundreds of small to large web film productions. His avant-garde approach to camera settings, light & shadow, editing and music, makes him a “swiss army knife” for almost every film production. Creativity paired with a refined and technical versed mind.

 

In 2016, years after the birth of christ, Karl Krings leads the WOODFILM GmbH and the flourishing odenwald film art, together with his business partner Norman Kriese, into a new era.

Norman Kriese

– Director of Photography –

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Director of Photography

 

He was born as an “Thuringian” in 1979 in the city of Suhl. The idyll of the Thuringian Forest was mind changing for his love of light and nature.

 

In the early 2000s he moved to his city of choice, Frankfurt am Main, where he successfully completed his business studies. He worked for all private and public TV channels. With a camera traineeship he changed over to the scenic world of production with various projects at Film Academy in Ludwigsburg. Driven by his passion for complex camera movements, he technically developed his own camera stabilization system for film, even before the invention of today's electronic “gimbals”. In addition to driving shots on the ground, this enabled him to create unique pictures out of helicopters and airplanes. On his way he get known with the producer and director Karl Krings, who was looking for a reliable cameraman for his short movie “Untot in Deutschland”, for which he was able to shoot stable pictures from an helicopter. As a result of this marriage, a large number of image and music video productions were created and the idea for WOODFILM was born.

 

Norman Kriese convinces by his calm acting on the film set and manages to reliably develop a distinctive picture aesthetic for the most diverse clients.

Michael Sievers

– Producer –

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Producer

 

With over 20 years of successful work as an film producer and fulfilling a leading role for agencies and customers in the fields of industry, automotive, telecommunications, IT, finance and consumer goods, the native Leutkircher offers a wide range of experience and is know-how as a communication specialist.

 

With a lot of passion, he and his team develop ideas, concepts and marketing strategies daily and implement them as a producer purposefully and efficiently on production. For special interest topics, documentation of technical processes, image representations of companies and products, he always chooses right orchestration of people, production facilities, use of modern technology and a clear project management mind. Especially the challenges of international productions in the tourism sector are a specialty of Michael Sievers. He is responsible for a variety of film and photo productions for customers such as Villa Hotels Maldives, Tourism Board of Malaysia, LTI Beach Resort Punta Cana, Nicko Cruises emerged.

Filipe Ribeiro

– Photography & Producer –

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Photography & Producer

 

Filipe Ribeiro has been established as an international photographer and producer for 25 years. In the combination of photo and film, together with WOODFILM Production, he offers a large portfolio of services for well-known customers from the tourism industry, agencies, brands and companies for advertising, image productions, fashion and editorial shoots.

 

As a producer, he has a "six sense" for the right location, the right choice of actors and models and the coordination between photo and film on set. Many TV productions such as SAT1, RTL and VOX know Filipe Ribeiro as an expert on photography for their formats.

Albert Rugenstein

– Senior Cutter –

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Senior Cutter

 

Albert Rugenstein was born in 1983 and grew up in lower Saxony. During his media studies in Giessen and Berlin, his passion for the moving image grew constantly. In the capital of Berlin he quickly formed contacts with agencies, film students and creative people. He also gained his first work experience in two major post production agencies and as a freelance editor.

 

After six years working for a Frankfurt am Main based film production, he worked for clients such as DJI, Mercedes, Opel, Philip Morris, Deutsche Bahn. Now he is an important part of the WOODFILM PRODUCTION. Albert Rugenstein works with all current editing programs; His portfolio includes a variety of corporate films, TV commercials, animation and VFX work. He is an creative and versatile team player who responds to customers wishes and always thinks conceptually.

Stefan Jentner

– Graphic Designer –

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Graphic Designer

 

Born in Heidelberg, Stefan Jentner has successfully worked as an media and graphic designer for well-known music labels and advertising agencies for more than 20 years. He has designed many music album booklets and covers for advertising campaigns.

 

Since 2015, he is an indispensable part of WOODFILM and supports the team with his graphic expertise. Stefan Jentner has the said "eye" for CI developments and corporate design issues. Our customers appreciate his years of experience when it comes to properly integrating branding, typography and corporate color in commissioned film and photo projects.

AND MANY FREELANCER

TESTIMONIALS

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SERVICES

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Idea & Concept

We let our imagination run wild to deliver great ideas. From brainstorming to the final draft and storyboard – we tell your story.

 

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Camera

We shoot from every angle up to 8K. Our range offers short, feature and corporate films, commercials, music videos and trailers.

 

Aerial

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We are ready for takeoff. We film with multicopters in various sizes and out of a helicopter. Because of our vast experience filming high up, shots can be adjusted to your requests.

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3D Visualisation & VfX

We open a world beyond location shooting to show what you have in mind. Our designers create visualizations from scratch to illustrate architecture, objects or processes.

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Edit & Mastering

With years of experience we add the final touch to your images and sound in post-production with color grading, SFX and audio mastering.

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Music Production & SfX

Our in-house composers Karl Krings, Thomas Binar and Sebastian Rapp create your sound logo, soundtrack & score and provide licensing.

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TIMES ACTION

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IDEAS VISUALIZED

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DRONE FLIGHTS

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TRACKS PRODUCED

CONTACT

IMPRESSUM

 Phone

  +49 (0) 6062 95890 30

 Fax

  +49 (0) 6062 95890 49

 Email

  info(at)wood-film.com

 Website

  www.wood-film.com

WOODFILM GmbH

Gewerbepark Gräsig 52

D-64711 Erbach

 

Registergericht Darmstadt

USt.-IdNr.: DE304126833

HRB 94988

Geschäftsführer: Karl Krings

 

PRIVACY POLICY

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  Gewerbepark Gräsig 52

  D-64711 Erbach

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Autodidact Karl Krings was born on a warm summer day in the beautiful Odenwald. Grown up in the intoxication of synthesizer sounds of the 80s and educated as an “down to earth free spirit”, he found the love of creativity and rap music in 1996.

 

After more than 15 produced music albums, hundreds of live concerts, a multitude of touring and dozens of live feature films, music compositions, on tv, radio and cinema like for ARD, ZDF, RTL, RATPACK, WESTSIDE, ZIEGLER, PANTHALEON, CORAZON, CONSTANTIN FILM, XAVIER NAIDOO, SEBASTIAN FITZEK, NENA, MC RENE, IRA MAY, BARRY CUNNINGHAM, ROHWOLT, FISCHER, LÜBBE, DROEMER KNAUR, a new passion was born.

 

After two turbulent decades as an composer and sound designer, he fell into a few wild years of creative acting as an director, in over 20 produced music videos and hundreds of small to large web film productions. His avant-garde approach to camera settings, light & shadow, editing and music, makes him a “swiss army knife” for almost every film production. Creativity paired with a refined and technical versed mind.

 

In 2016, years after the birth of christ, Karl Krings leads the WOODFILM GmbH and the flourishing odenwald film art, together with his business partner Norman Kriese, into a new era.

 

Director of Photography

 

He was born as an “Thuringian” in 1979 in the city of Suhl. The idyll of the Thuringian Forest was mind changing for his love of light and nature.

 

In the early 2000s he moved to his city of choice, Frankfurt am Main, where he successfully completed his business studies. He worked for all private and public TV channels. With a camera traineeship he changed over to the scenic world of production with various projects at Film Academy in Ludwigsburg. Driven by his passion for complex camera movements, he technically developed his own camera stabilization system for film, even before the invention of today's electronic “gimbals”. In addition to driving shots on the ground, this enabled him to create unique pictures out of helicopters and airplanes. On his way he get known with the producer and director Karl Krings, who was looking for a reliable cameraman for his short movie “Untot in Deutschland”, for which he was able to shoot stable pictures from an helicopter. As a result of this marriage, a large number of image and music video productions were created and the idea for WOODFILM was born.

 

Norman Kriese convinces by his calm acting on the film set and manages to reliably develop a distinctive picture aesthetic for the most diverse clients.

 

Producer

 

With over 20 years of successful work as an film producer and fulfilling a leading role for agencies and customers in the fields of industry, automotive, telecommunications, IT, finance and consumer goods, the native Leutkircher offers a wide range of experience and is know-how as a communication specialist.

 

With a lot of passion, he and his team develop ideas, concepts and marketing strategies daily and implement them as a producer purposefully and efficiently on production. For special interest topics, documentation of technical processes, image representations of companies and products, he always chooses right orchestration of people, production facilities, use of modern technology and a clear project management mind. Especially the challenges of international productions in the tourism sector are a specialty of Michael Sievers. He is responsible for a variety of film and photo productions for customers such as Villa Hotels Maldives, Tourism Board of Malaysia, LTI Beach Resort Punta Cana, Nicko Cruises emerged.

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Photography & Producer

 

Filipe Ribeiro has been established as an international photographer and producer for 25 years. In the combination of photo and film, together with WOODFILM Production, he offers a large portfolio of services for well-known customers from the tourism industry, agencies, brands and companies for advertising, image productions, fashion and editorial shoots.

 

As a producer, he has a "six sense" for the right location, the right choice of actors and models and the coordination between photo and film on set. Many TV productions such as SAT1, RTL and VOX know Filipe Ribeiro as an expert on photography for their formats.

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Senior Cutter

 

Albert Rugenstein was born in 1983 and grew up in lower Saxony. During his media studies in Giessen and Berlin, his passion for the moving image grew constantly. In the capital of Berlin he quickly formed contacts with agencies, film students and creative people. He also gained his first work experience in two major post production agencies and as a freelance editor.

 

After six years working for a Frankfurt am Main based film production, he worked for clients such as DJI, Mercedes, Opel, Philip Morris, Deutsche Bahn. Now he is an important part of the WOODFILM PRODUCTION. Albert Rugenstein works with all current editing programs; His portfolio includes a variety of corporate films, TV commercials, animation and VFX work. He is an creative and versatile team player who responds to customers wishes and always thinks conceptually.

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Graphic Designer

 

Born in Heidelberg, Stefan Jentner has successfully worked as an media and graphic designer for well-known music labels and advertising agencies for more than 20 years. He has designed many music album booklets and covers for advertising campaigns.

 

Since 2015, he is an indispensable part of WOODFILM and supports the team with his graphic expertise. Stefan Jentner has the said "eye" for CI developments and corporate design issues. Our customers appreciate his years of experience when it comes to properly integrating branding, typography and corporate color in commissioned film and photo projects.

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