Cinematography & Filmmaking

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Diana (2018)  Feature film / 101 minutes /

Dir Alejo Moreno DoP: Irene Cruz

Starring: Ana Rujas, Laura Ledesma, Jorge Roldán

Prod. Alejo Moreno Produce

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Anhelo  (2020)  Short Film / 

Dir D Eceolaza /  DoP: Irene Cruz

Original music by; Sebastian Pecznik

Supported by Sony Deutschland

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"Proven Facts" (2021)  Feature Documentary / 92 minutes 

Dir Alejo Moreno DoP: Irene Cruz

Starring: Agapito García / Matías Cortés / José Manuel Tejerizo /  Ignacio Ruiz Jarabo / Iván Zaldua

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"Proven Facts" the series (2022)  Documentary series 

3 episodes / 60 min each

Dir Alejo Moreno DoP: Irene Cruz

Starring: Agapito García / Matías Cortés / José Manuel Tejerizo /  Ignacio Ruiz Jarabo / Iván Zaldua / Joaquín Huelin

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"Janine zieht aufs Land" (2022)  Feature Film

Dir: Jan Eilhardt / DoP: Irene Cruz

Starring: Kathrin Angerer / Maximilian Brauer / Pierre Emö / Susanne Bredehöft / Daniel Zillmann

Prod. Nordmedia / Eilhardt Productions

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"Planet Sex" (Coming soon: Summer 2022) 

Documentary Series

Dir: Vicky Cooper / DoP: Irene Cruz + Alice Millar

Prod: BBC / HULU

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"MAGO" (Upcoming) 

Shortfilm

Dir: Tirso Calero/ DoP: Irene Cruz 

Prod: Mediterráneo Media

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Seasonal (2017)  Documentary series / LP / 4 episodes 

Dir D Eceolaza DoP: Irene Cruz

Starring: Laura García Aguilera

Prod. Jirafa Records + Highsnobiety

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Got your back (TBD)  Feature Documentary  / 

Dir: Irene Cruz / DoP: Irene Cruz / Max Duncan / Jaume Verdú

Starring: Carmen Medina / Yehia Ismail / Leyre Agreda / Elbeth 

V. & Dr. Sánchez Pérez-Grueso

Supported by Canon Spain

Prod. Danidog Films / Fresno Films

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"Arde la ciudad" (2020)  Music Video

María de Juan

by: Irene Cruz & Mario de Juan

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"Levis Sculpt" (2020)  Commercial

Full campaign by Irene Cruz

Work as Filmmaker

Starring: Alex Saint / Mariana Vila / Camino Villa / Gazpacho Agridulce / Ana la Pizarro / Absolutely Khaoula

Prod. B-Agency

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"Nicht Fertig" (TBD)  Feature Documentary Film

Dir: Héctor Salgado / DoP: Irene Cruz

Starring: Werner Hilsing

Prod. Tunnel Productions

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"Total Janine" (TBD) Feature Film

Dir: Jan Eilhardt / DoP: Irene Cruz

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"The Floating Body"

"Der schwebende Körper"(Upcoming) 

Feature Experimental Documentary

Dir: Jan Eilhardt / DoP: Irene Cruz 

Starring: Jan Meyer-Rogge

Prod: Eilhardt Productions

If you want to see sneak peeks of my upcoming projects, previews and bts, support me on Patreon, you will contribute to my documentary on scoliosis, which is self-funded at the moment. thank you very much! :)

Videography / short - CV

Works as Cinematographer (selection)

  • Total Janine. Feature Film. (Jan Eilhardt, TBD)

  • MAGO. Short Film. (Tirso Calero, TBD)

  • Nicht Fertig. Feature Documentary (Héctor Salgado, TBD)

  • Got your back. Feature Documentary (Dir by Irene Cruz, TBD)

  • Planet Sex. Documentary series (Dir Vicky Cooper, 2022)

  • Janine Zieht aufs Land (Jan Eilhardt, 2022)

  • Hechos Probados. Proven Fact, Series / 3 episodes (Alejo Moreno, 2021)

  • Proven Facts. Feature Documentary (Alejo Moreno, 2021)

  • Anhelo. Short film (D Eceolaza, 2020)

  • DIANA. Feature Film. (Alejo Moreno, 2018, Spain)
    Premiered on Cinema Theaters in Spain. Portugal. Poland, France, Germany and EEUU. 

  • Post Tenebres Lux. Short film. (Directed by Anne Beatriz Heredia) 2017 - Switzerland

  • SEASONAL. Documentary Series (Directed by D Eceolaza - The Fever Collective) 2017 - Berlin

  • Metamorphosen (Co-Director w/ Oren Lazovski + Cinematographer). Tischlerei events. Deutsche Oper. Berlin

  • Wild. Experimental Short Film. (Co-Directed by Anarel·la Martínez & Irene Cruz) 2017 - Berlin

  • Commercials, Music Videos & Diverse video art pieces / Video installations + VJ sessions (learn more: here

 

Works as a Camera Operator (Selection)

 

  • Unorthodox (An original Netflix Germany Production, Ana Winger, 2019)

  • BUTOH - Documentary - Artistic - Film (Isabel Muñoz, recipient of Spanish National Photography Award , 2019, Japan)

  • Berlin After Dark TV show. Channel 13. (Berlin 2019)

  • I was also camera operator for all the movies above 

 

Works as a Colorist

 

  • DIANA. Feature Film. (Alejo Moreno, 2018) 

  • Hechos Probados (Documentary series, Alejo Moreno, 2021)

  • Proven Facts (series) (Alejo Moreno, 2021)

  • Final. Short film. (Ernesto Martín, 2017, Spain)

  • Commercials, Music Videos & Diverse video art pieces (learn more: vimeo.com/irenecruz) 

 

Other Noteworthy Projects (As a director, writer, etc.)

 

  • ​Fósiles. Series (Twitch + Amazon). Created by Rubén Pascual Tardío, Silvia Sánchez e Irene Cruz

  • C’est sûr (Short Film, Irene Cruz,  unfinished post-production, Belgium)

Bio / As Cinematographer & Filmmaker

Irene Cruz is photographer, director of photography and video artist. She currently lives and works between Berlin and Madrid. She earn a double degree at the Complutense University of Madrid in Advertising and Public Relations, and Audiovisual Communication (2005-2011). She then completed the EFTI international master's degree, specializing in Conceptual Photography and Artistic Creation (2011-2012), as well as a specific course in cinematography at the same school (2012-2013).

She combines her career in contemporary art with teaching and her work as a director of photography and colourist.

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As Director of Photography, she has directed several feature films: "Diana" (Fiction, Alejo Moreno, 101 min, 2018, which was selected in several festivals, including Montreal and Malaga) and premiered in cinemas in Spain, Germany, France, USA, Poland...)  "Hechos Probados" (1 feature film + series of 3 chapters of 60 min each, which premiered at the Valladolid Film Festival last October 2021), and was also on screen at Cineuropa Festival, and "Janine zieht aufs Land" (Fiction, Jan Eilhardt, 2022) produced by Nordmedia . Irene has recently finished the filming of "Planet sex" a documentary series starring Cara Delavigne (BBC, HULU).

She is currently directing a documentary film about scoliosis, a disease she suffered from as a teenager, with the support of Canon Spain and also working on two feature film projects as DOP about the German painter Werner Hilsing ("Noch Nicht Fertig" TBD - 2022 under the direction of the American H. Salgado / Prod: Tunnel Films) and "The floating body" (Jan Eilhardt, TBD).

Irene has made several advertising campaigns (the last one she has directed in its entirety for Levis: graphic + audiovisual), video art pieces (highlighting her work for the Deutsche Oper 2014-17), video clips (for María de Juan, Sunday, Piper57 or Bastida), short and medium-length documentaries (some acquired for distribution by Play de RTVE - Televisión Española)... This 2021 she has been awarded as one of the 3 "Filmmakers of the Future" by Canon Europe. (Announced in June '21).

In television a monographic about her work has been broadcasted in the programme Atención Obras (October 2019, Directed by Cayetana Guillén Cuervo) of the Spanish public television channel TVE. 

Many of her audiovisual creations have been exhibited in Museums, Galleries and Festivals all over the world: Among them the Palais de Tokyo (Paris), MUA (Alicante), The Mall (Milan), Project Art Space (NYC), CEART (Madrid) - for which she obtained a grant to create the piece "Anhelo", under the direction of D Eceolaza, 2020) also with the support of Sony Germany. She also works with the American distributor NIIO, which projects her video pieces in private events, hotels, festivals...

Since 2019 she has been a member of the Spanish association AEC (Spanish Society of Cinematographers) and of CIMA (Association of Women Filmmakers in Audiovisual Media) since 2018. At European level and in Berlin she is part of the organization of Stammtisch Women in Cinema Berlin as well as an active member of the collective The Women+ Film Network Berlin.

Currently and until September 2022 she is a brand ambassador for Canon as a content creator and DoP.

She works independently, not exclusively with any production company. Since 2019 she is represented in Spain by Reno Films and in Germany she is active in AIMEND, and Eilhardt Productions, although she has also collaborated with others such as Realfilm Berlin GmbH and Wild Tulip Productions.

"Canon Future Filmmakers" (2021)  Commercial

Work as Filmmaker

Starring: Ashleigh Jadee, Jack Harries and Irene Cruz

Prod. Future Fusion Agency (UK)