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Overview

  • 22 references 18 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, German; learning Portuguese, Spanish
  • 30, Male
  • Member since 2012
  • Film school
  • High school
  • No hometown listed
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About Me

Easy-going person, obsessed with filmmaking and photography. I study Cinematography and love to travel whenever I have the time. My favorite thing is to combine traveling with a film project, that's why I'm always on the lookout for stories to shoot a short documentary about.

Here's a little something that I shot in Iran a few years ago: https://vimeo.com/297347732

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

Hosting and surfing. I met some inspiring people while couchsurfing New York and San Francisco in September 2012.

Interests

  • photography
  • film making
  • cooking
  • traveling
  • music
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • camping
  • food
  • nature
  • cinematography

Music, Movies, and Books

MUSIC: Synth Pop/ Wave, Alternative, Indie, Hip Hop, Soul, Post Punk, etc... MOVIES: Paris Texas, Roma, Thelma & Louise, The Broken Circle Breakdown. BOOKS: Uhm... Do photobooks count?

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I met a monkey in Peru and he stroked the monkey tattoo on my arm.
I woke up on a rooftop in Brooklyn and saw the sunrise over the Manhattan skyline while listening to Solander.

Teach, Learn, Share

If you're interested in photography and/or cinematography, I can teach you some basic knowledge. I would also love to do a collaboration with other filmmakers or photographers. And I love to cook meals from all over the world with guests or hosts.

What I Can Share with Hosts

I can cook, I suppose. At least I'm not terrible at it.

Countries I’ve Visited

Argentina, Bulgaria, Cabo Verde, Cambodia, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Hungary, Iceland, Iran, Italy, Laos, Montenegro, Morocco, Nepal, Netherlands, Peru, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Tajikistan, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

Germany, Portugal

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