Johannes Höß

Director of Photography, Screenwriter

Bachelor of Arts (Cinematography), minor degree in screenplay writing (professor Götz Spielmann) at the Film Academy Vienna, University for Music and Performing Arts Vienna, Austria

Since 2018 master studies of Cinematography at the Film Academy Vienna, Austria, with professor Wolfgang Thaler  (DoP for Ulrich Seidl and Michael Glawogger)

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Several short films as DoP (Documentary and fiction): Selection: 2018: “Voltage” (director Samira Ghahremani, fiction, 16 min, World Premiere in CompetitionGeneration 14+ at Berlinale 2018); 2017: “MATHIAS” (DoP and co-writer, director Clara Stern, fiction, 30 min, winner of the Austrian Academy Award 2018 for Best Short Film, screened at more than 50 film festivals world wide), 2016: “Waiting Time” (director Clara Stern, 11 min, several awards world wide)

Awards as Screen Writer:
2018: Main Award Carl-Mayer-Screenplay-Award of the city of Graz, Austria for Unfilmed Screenplays for “Working Ghosts” (Treatment for a fiction feature film, co-Authorship with Clara Stern);
2016: Award at the Screenplay Competition IF SHE CAN SEE IT SHE CAN BE IT of the Austrian Film Institute and the Screenwriters Guild Austria for “You won’t need that to be happy” (Treatment for a fiction feature film)

2011-2013 Austrian Holocaust Memorial Service at the Holocaust Museum in Saint Petersburg, Florida; 2006-2011 education of Photography and Audiovisual Media at the Graphic Higher Technical Institute Vienna. 

Johannes Höß is based in Vienna, Austria. 

 

Filmography as DoP (selection)

2019 FAVORITEN, fiction, 18 minutes, director: Martin Monk (72nd Festival de Cannes – Cinéfondation Selection, Cannes, France)
2019 Wächter, fiction, 30 minutes, director: Albin Wildner 
2018 VOLTAGE, fiction, 16 minutes, director: Samira Ghahremani (International Premiere at Berlinale 2018)
2017 MATHIAS, fiction, 30 minutes, director: Clara Stern  (Austrian Academy Award 2018 for Best Short Film, Diagonale Award 2017 for Best Short Fiction Film)
2017 VESPER, fiction, 10 minutes, director: Raoul Bruck
2017 FRIZZEL FRIZZ - KIDS N CATS, Music Video 
2016 WARTEZEIT – Waiting Time, fiction, 11 minutes, director: Clara Stern (Best Essay International Award at Caminhos Festival, Portugal 2017)
2016 CAFÉ NADINE, fiction, 15 minutes, director: Bruno Kratochvil
2015 LEUCHTKRAFT – Luminance, documentary, 4 minutes, director: Clara Stern
2015 HEIDENRÖSLEIN – Music Video, 3 min, Director: Barbara Schärf
2014 FAMILIENFOTO – fiction, 10 min „Familienfoto" Director: Bruno Kratochvil

Festivals & Awards

FAVORITEN
72nd Festival de Cannes – Cinéfondation Selection 2019, Cannes, France

VOLTAGE
World Premiere at Berlinale 2018, Generation 14+
Sarajevo Film Festival, Bosnia and Herzegowina, 2018
Diagonale - Festival of Austrian Film, Graz, Austria, 2018

FRIZZEL FRIZZ - KIDS N CATS
VIS, Best Austrian Music Video, Vienna 2018

MATHIAS
Austrian Academy Award for Best Short Film 2018
Diagonale - Festival of Austrian Film, Graz, Austria, 2017 - Award: Best Short Fiction Film 2017
identities - Queer Film Festival Wien, Austria, 2017
Cinemanext Filmnacht Innsbruck und Salzburg, Austria2017
Dotdotdot Wien, Austria, 2017
Sarajevo Film Festival, Bosnia and Herzegowina, 2017
Film Festival Kitzbühel, Tirol, Austria, 2017
Lange Nacht des Kurzen Films Mank, Austria, 2017
Iris Prize 2017, Cardiff, Wales, UK - Nomination
Wiz-Art Lviv International Film Festival, Lviv, Ukraine, 2017
Sedicicorto Film Festival, Forli, Italy, 2017
Internationale Hofer Filmtage, Germany, 2017
Transition International Queer Minorities Film Festival, Wien, Austria, 2017
Queer Film Festival Weiterstadt, Germany, 2017
Frontale, Wiener Neustadt, Austria, 2017
Side-by-Side LGBT International Film Festival. St. Petersburg, Russia, 2017 - Award: Best Short Fiction Award
FILMZ, Mainz, Germany, 2017
Caminhos Film Festival, Portugal, 2017
Queerfilmtage Villach, Austria, 2017
Queer Shots München, Germany, 2017
Busan Art Film Festival, Korea, 2017


WARTEZEIT
Filmplus 2016, Köln, Germany, Award: Arri Media Award for Editor Anna Grenzfurthner
AASFF - Austrian American Short Film Festival, New York, USA, 2017, Award: Best Narrative Short Film
Anthology Film Archives, New York, 2017
Frauenfilmfestival Köln/Dortmund, Germany, 2017
Museum of Moving Images, New York, USA, 2017
Vienna Shorts, Austria, 2017
Frame Out Festival Vienna, Austria, 2017
Jinzhen International Short Film Festival, Hancheng, China, 2017
Hamburg Klappe Auf!, Germany, 2017 - Honorable Mention
Filmschool Fest München, Germany, 2017
Caminhos Film Festival, Portugal, 2017 - Award: Best International Essay
FILMZ, Mainz, Germany, 2017

 

 

Several short films as DoP (Documentary and fiction): Selection: 2018: “Voltage” (director Samira Ghahremani, fiction, 16 min, World Premiere in CompetitionGeneration 14+ at Berlinale 2018); 2017: “MATHIAS” (DoP and co-writer, director Clara Stern, fiction, 30 min, winner of the Austrian Academy Award 2018 for Best Short Film, screened at more than 50 film festivals world wide), 2016: “Waiting Time” (director Clara Stern, 11 min, several awards world wide)
Awards as Screen Writer:

2018: Main Award Carl-Mayer-Screenplay-Award of the city of Graz, Austria for Unfilmed Screenplays for “Working Ghosts” (Treatment for a fiction feature film, co-Authorship with Clara Stern);
2016: Award at the Screenplay Competition IF SHE CAN SEE IT SHE CAN BE IT of the Austrian Film Institute and the Screenwriters Guild Austria for “You won’t need that to be happy” (Treatment for a fiction feature film)

2011-2013 Austrian Holocaust Memorial Service at the Holocaust Museum in Saint Petersburg, Florida; 2006-2011 education of Photography and Audiovisual Media at the Graphic Higher Technical Institute Vienna. 

Johannes Höß is based in Vienna, Austria. 

 

Filmography as DoP (selection)

2019 FAVORITEN, fiction, 18 minutes, director: Martin Monk
2019 Wächter, fiction, 30 minutes, director: Albin Wildner 
2018 VOLTAGE, fiction, 16 minutes, director: Samira Ghahremani (International Premiere at Berlinale 2018)
2017 MATHIAS, fiction, 30 minutes, director: Clara Stern  (Austrian Academy Award 2018 for Best Short Film, Diagonale Award 2017 for Best Short Fiction Film)
2017 VESPER, fiction, 10 minutes, director: Raoul Bruck
2017 FRIZZEL FRIZZ - KIDS N CATS, Music Video 
2016 WARTEZEIT – Waiting Time, fiction, 11 minutes, director: Clara Stern (Best Essay International Award at Caminhos Festival, Portugal 2017)
2016 CAFÉ NADINE, fiction, 15 minutes, director: Bruno Kratochvil
2015 LEUCHTKRAFT – Luminance, documentary, 4 minutes, director: Clara Stern
2015 HEIDENRÖSLEIN – Music Video, 3 min, Director: Barbara Schärf
2014 FAMILIENFOTO – fiction, 10 min „Familienfoto" Director: Bruno Kratochvil

Festivals & Awards

VOLTAGE
World Premiere at Berlinale 2018, Generation 14+
Sarajevo Film Festival, Bosnia and Herzegowina, 2018
Diagonale - Festival of Austrian Film, Graz, Austria, 2018

FRIZZEL FRIZZ - KIDS N CATS
VIS, Best Austrian Music Video, Vienna 2018

MATHIAS
Austrian Academy Award for Best Short Film 2018
Diagonale - Festival of Austrian Film, Graz, Austria, 2017 - Award: Best Short Fiction Film 2017
identities - Queer Film Festival Wien, Austria, 2017
Cinemanext Filmnacht Innsbruck und Salzburg, Austria2017
Dotdotdot Wien, Austria, 2017
Sarajevo Film Festival, Bosnia and Herzegowina, 2017
Film Festival Kitzbühel, Tirol, Austria, 2017
Lange Nacht des Kurzen Films Mank, Austria, 2017
Iris Prize 2017, Cardiff, Wales, UK - Nomination
Wiz-Art Lviv International Film Festival, Lviv, Ukraine, 2017
Sedicicorto Film Festival, Forli, Italy, 2017
Internationale Hofer Filmtage, Germany, 2017
Transition International Queer Minorities Film Festival, Wien, Austria, 2017
Queer Film Festival Weiterstadt, Germany, 2017
Frontale, Wiener Neustadt, Austria, 2017
Side-by-Side LGBT International Film Festival. St. Petersburg, Russia, 2017 - Award: Best Short Fiction Award
FILMZ, Mainz, Germany, 2017
Caminhos Film Festival, Portugal, 2017
Queerfilmtage Villach, Austria, 2017
Queer Shots München, Germany, 2017
Busan Art Film Festival, Korea, 2017


WARTEZEIT
Filmplus 2016, Köln, Germany, Award: Arri Media Award for Editor Anna Grenzfurthner
AASFF - Austrian American Short Film Festival, New York, USA, 2017, Award: Best Narrative Short Film
Anthology Film Archives, New York, 2017
Frauenfilmfestival Köln/Dortmund, Germany, 2017
Museum of Moving Images, New York, USA, 2017
Vienna Shorts, Austria, 2017
Frame Out Festival Vienna, Austria, 2017
Jinzhen International Short Film Festival, Hancheng, China, 2017
Hamburg Klappe Auf!, Germany, 2017 - Honorable Mention
Filmschool Fest München, Germany, 2017
Caminhos Film Festival, Portugal, 2017 - Award: Best International Essay
FILMZ, Mainz, Germany, 2017

 

   


 

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