Peter Scheid Film
Peter Scheid is a director of photography for documentary film, reportage and corporate video.
Born in Essen, Germany,
worked mostly in Africa,
presently based in South East Asia.
Started to photograph in Africa, changed later to documentary film / reportage / field cameraman.
Wrote a script for a mini series on field cameramen in conflict zones in Africa, 3 episodes.
“Postcards from Hell” will be a series of reportages/documentaries. Pilot episode in Mogadishu, Somalia – Africa 2012 – 2013.
Documentary scripts and film on anthropology in P.N.G. & West Papua, Andaman Islands, Madagascar, South Africa in 2013.
For filming off shore and aerial shooting from helicopters:
“Bosiet” 2012 Falck Nutec Certificate No: 92765700250512002. Validity: 25 May 2012 – 24 May 2016, OPITO Approved (rescue-, fire-, helicopter- emergency training) for oil rigs – marine construction – ship building.
Watch Youtube: Showreel Aerial Filming Jack Up Rig
We work with:
High – Definition cameras, professional octocopter for aerial film, splashbags for sailing and expeditions in humidity, Sennheiser microphones, Sony wireless microphones, Sachtler/Vinten tripods, Sachtler portable light crane plus monitor and counterweights, steadicam, shoulder mount, GoPro Black… all in Pelican Case.
Latest projects in Africa, reportages and documentaries:
About “Operation Iron Fist” in South – Sudan and North – Uganda,
the SPLA, LRA and the UPDF, 2003 – 2005.
“Operation Artemis” 2003, Dem.Rep.Congo, in and near Bunia, Lendu / Hema conflict.
Filmed and photographed abducted children, displaced people and refugees in the east of Dem. Rep. Congo and the north of Uganda.
“Children of War”, reportage, Dem. Rep. of Congo 1999.
“Kampala City Portrait”, reportage 2003.
“Uganda at the Crossroads”, reportage 2003.
“Gulu and the Night Commuters”, reportage 2003.
“Rwenzori Pygmies”, reportage 2004.
“Mist over dark water”, documentary 2004.
“Displaced Persons in Uganda” 2003.
“The Lord’s Resistance Army” ( Interview with Kenneth Banya, LRA top commander and military adviser of Joseph Kony, other LRA commanders and abducted victims) Sudan/Uganda 2003 – 2006.
“Leprosy in Rwenzori” near Kasese in the west of Uganda 2004.
“Polio in Africa” Central Africa 2000 – 2003.
“Life and Death in Pabbo” 2001 – 2003, 2004.
“Awach IDP Camp” Uganda’s humanitarian crisis 2004.
“Dafur”, Chad and Sudan, reportage 2004.
“Breaking God’s Commands”.
“The Theatres of War”.
“The Batwa Pygmees”.
“The Source of the Nile River”, White Nile/Victoria Nile, Bujagali, Jinja.
“Journey to the Heart of Darkness”, The Second Congo War.
“Escaped from Hell”, child soldiers in Central East Africa.
Angola, Dem. Rep. Congo, Liberia, Sierra Leone photo rep.
“Ebola Zaire”, reportage, photo rep., Uganda 2000.
“Mountains of the Moon”, photo story, Fort Portal/Uganda.
Latest projects in Asia:
“Modern Saigon”, reportage, producer, 2003.
“Colonial Architecture”, reportage, producer and dop, 2004.
“Menschen am Mekong”, documentary, dop, 2005.
“Vietnam Media Veterans”, reportage (30th April Reunion of Horst Faas, George Esper a. o. 2005).
“Kung Fu” martial arts, camera for a documentary, 2005 – 2007.
Dr. Erich Salomon Photo Award for Horst Faas, reportage, Hannover in Germany, dop, 2005.
“Khmertempel in Kambodscha”, camera for a German documentary, Cambodia 2007.
Installation of a compression module on Lan Tay oil rig, filming off and onshore, Ray McDermott crane vessel Derrik Barge 101, camera and camera crane, China Sea, 2007.
“Chong Kneas”, the floating village / Tonle Sap 2007.
“Beng Mealea, lost in the jungle” 2007-2008.
“Shipbuilding in VN” Vung Tau, corporate film, January 2008.
“Ho Chi Minh City Mood Video”, production and camera for a corporate film, April 2008.
“Angkor Wat”, camera for a reportage, 2008.
“Biodiesel”, the Jatropha in VN, corporate film, June 2008.
Corporate video for a garment factory, July 2008.
Corporate film, building a floating shipdock, Aug. 2008.
The Vespa in Vietnam, reportage, 2008.
Corporate film for an oil and gas company in the China Sea, off shore, on shore
helicopter shooting installation of a drilling ship and oilrig from helicopter, Gulf of Thailand, Sept. 2008.
Expats nightlife in HCMC, Sept./Oct. 2008.
Helicopter shooting from Ca Mau to WILSuperior, Gulf of Thailand, Sept. 2008.
Helicopter shooting on a storage and offloading vessel, Song Doc Pride MV19, China Sea, Oct. 2008.
Mekong Delta, Ca Mau, onshore activities and landscape shots, Power Plant 1, November 2008.
Building and launch of a Floating Dry Dock, Vung Tau, dop, November 2008.
“Das Maedchen und das Foto”, service production camera in Vietnam, March 2009.
Corporate Industry Film, Vung Tau, February/March 2009.
Corporate Film for the ship industry, 2009 – 10.
“The Honda Cub”, stories around a motorbike, 2010.
Agent Orange victims reportage, “Vietnam, East meets West”, camera, Hanoi, Danang 2010.
Filming in West Papua, Raja Ampat, Halmahera, North Sulawesi, April – May 2010.
Film project “The Cham People” in Phan Thiet, Phan Rang, Tan Chau, camera, June 2010.
Corporate documentary film for the ship building industry/engineering/ oil rigs/ with images of HCMC – Vung Tau. June, July 2010.
The Preah Khan Temple, Cambodia, July 2010.
Documentary – Corporate Film for a Gas / Energy Company, camera, Aug./ Sept. 2010.
Corporate/Event Video, camera, Oct. 2010.
Scientific Symposium “The Pandemic HIV” Abbot, camera, Nov. 2010.
Hanoi – Halong Bay, reportage “Seitenblicke” ORF, camera, Austrian production, Nov. 2010.
Adidas Summit 2010 Viet Nam, camera, Nov. 2010.
Pagodas of Saigon, Travel Vietnam, Jan./Feb. 2011
“When in Saigon”, Short Film, March – June, 2011.
“Historical Places in HCMC”, 1. Part: Reunification Palace and Park, March-April 2011.
“The New Face of Asia”, reportage, camera, March 2011.
“The Lotus Pond”, Cambodia Expeditions, script & dop, April 2011.
East Germans in the world, “Wir sind ueberall”, MDR, documentary, camera, April 2011.
Historical Places in HCMC, 2. Part: 2005 – 2011 “The Eden Building”, May – June 2011.
“How you become a DJ”, stock footage & camera, May – June 2011.
“Come to Angkor and its Dreams”, documentary – history film, script & dop, July – Aug. 2011.
“Lebenslinien”, “Loan und das bessere Leben”, documentary BR, camera, German production, Aug. 2011.
Corporate film tannery-leather industry, camera, Netherland production, Aug. 2011.
Image Film for an US financial/insurance company, UK production, camera, Nov. 2011.
Charity / Image film: Building Bridges, school renovation, Mekong Delta, dop & prod., Sept. – Nov. 2011.
Glass Bottles – How it’s made, dop & prod., Malaya, Jan. 2012.
Corporate film for a Malaysian bottle factory, dop & prod., March 2012.
Helicopter shooting on the Ocean Monarch drilling rig, South China Sea, aerial shots of Phu My Power Plant 3/Dinh Co Terminal – Nam Con Son gas pipeline TNK, camera, UK production, March 2012.
Corporate film for a Singapore/Bavaria restaurant group, dop & prod., April-May 2012.
Documentary work for Cleft-Children International, operations of children with Cleft Palate, prod. & camera & photos, German production, May – August 2012.
Dokumentation for TNK-BP on Sapura 3000 pipeline lay vessel,
Lan Tay platform, helicopter/aerial camera for an UK production, South China Sea, June 2012.
Filming cotton in a spinning mill and how Denim/Indigo is produced. dop & prod., Thailand, June 2012.
Short film for a Berlin trade fair show for G-Star in Germany, dop & prod, June 2012.
Imagefilm for Lite Leather – Focus on the Environment, dop & prod, China, June/July 2012.
Corporate film for a Jeans factory, dop & prod., Thailand – Vietnam, June -July 2012.
Hoi An, travelfilm, camera, German production, July 2012.
Ancient History of Viet Nam “Champa”, My Son, dop & prod., July 2012.
Corporate film for a world wide logistics company, production, dop, own stockfootage, Aug. 2012.
Image film: “360° General Medicine”, SOS intern. clinic, 24 hours evacuation, dop/production, Aug. 2012.
Corporate film for a Norwegian shipbuilding company helicopter/aerial camera/production, Aug. 2012.
Beng Mealea, History Channel, Cambodia, dop, Sept. 2012.
MGM (Metro Goldwyn Meyer) Grand Hotel and Casino, camera for a corporate film, Sep. 2012.
Technical corporate film, the processing of leather, camera/production, China/ Vietnam, Oct. 2012.
Trailer Angkor Wat, aerial camera.
Trailer West Papua, camera.
Tokio Project, Japan, dop, Nov. 2012.
Fire in the night market in Siem Reap, camera for a reportage 08. Dec. 2012.
Beng Mealea, Cambodia Expeditions II, dop, Japanese production, Dec. 2012.
Saitex from Kingpins, camera for a corporate film, US production.
Nick Ut, Ap photographer, camera & interview ShenZhen TV, The Generation Show, China.
Puma, shoe production, orphanage, camera for a corporate film, Boston USA.
Banteay Srei, Cambodia, dop for History, Japan.
Aerial shooting Angkor Wat, documentary, Cambodia.
Deutsche Aerospace, Environmental Symposium, photo documentation.
Puma Shoes, photo documentation Sustainability Report.
Interview/products and city shots, camera for Fonterra, New Zealand film production.
Documentation about the Awards of DHL, camera.
Nick Ut AP speaks about his former photo boss Horst Faas, dop and interviews for a German production.
Film about Sustainability , We are doing things different/The Future is Waterless, camera and production.
3 reportages: New Zealand wine, NZ economic relationships, Legacy of Agent Orange, camera for 3News,
New Zealand TV.
Off Shore filming for the Oil and Gas Industry, dop and aerial filming, Asia/Africa.
In work or editing:
“The Onge”, Andaman Islands, dop – production, 2012 – 2013.
Short film/reportage about AP’s Horst Faas, camera, stock footage, interviews, German/Japanese co – production, 2013.
“The Bamboo Bridge”, documentary film, script – producer – dop, Cambodia, 2012- 2013.
“Postcards from Hell”, a report from Mogadishu – Somalia, script – producer – reportage/ documentary, dop, 2012 – 2013
“4 Photographers – documentary”, script & prod. & dop, Nov. 2013.
Beautiful stock footage available: Angkor Wat, Beng Mealea, Angkor Thom, Chong Kneas, Aerial Footage Mekong Delta, Ho Chi Minh City, Vung Tau, Colonial Architecture Saigon, Uganda, Dem. Rep. of Congo, Rwenzori Mountains, Papua New Guinea, Cu Chi, Oil and Gas Images and Aerial, Tropical Forest, Mekong River, Andaman Islands.
Further footage / photos:
Sierra Leone: Kono Province, Koidu Town, Bo, Freetown.
Uganda: Lira, Kitgum, Gulu, Entebbe, Kampala, Arua, Bundibugyo, Kasese.
Angola: Huambo, Luanda.
Dem. Rep. of Congo: Bunia, Kindo, Kisangani, Ubundu.
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