caspar stracke ///
screen design // motion graphic 2d + 3d // editing

caspar -at-
editor reel
animation reel


• professional education

1986 -92 Academy of Fine Arts, Braunschweig, Germany
Visual Art Studies: film/video
1993 MFA
1993/94 DAAD scholarship, New School for Social Research, NY
TV Production classes
1997 European Media Artist Residency, (EMARE) Hull Time Based Arts, UK
2000 Co-Participation in theme park project “Knowledge - Information - Communication” in collaboration
with ZKM at Expo 2000 Word fair, Hannover, Germany, curated by Olaf Arndt / BBM
Rockefeller Media Arts Fellow 2000
2003 EYEMEAM Media Arts Residency: Maya workshop and Cinema 4D

• occupation

1995 - 98 Film /Video curator Eighth Floor Gallery and Knitting Factory
Free-lanced AV technician, Waldorf-Astoria, NY
1997 Free-lanced TV and Video Editor and motion graphic designer
1998 - 99 Associate Producer for Tom Hayes TV Production
2000 onwards
Editor and motin graphic designer at Tom Hayes Productions NY.
2001 onwards
Rockefeller Media Award Fellow / free-lanced TV editor and motion graphic designer
perma-lanced TV Editor for German TV Magazine “Kulturzeit“ 3Sat/ZDF

2006-07 Guest Prof Information Design and Media Art at Ulsan University, (UOU) Ulsan, South Korea
2009-2010 Motiongrafic Design for MO[i]MO / NEXTEL, Mexico City
2011 free-lanced editor motion graphic designer in Berlin

• awards

1991 GRUNDIG European Sports Video Award
1994 Golden Medal (Best Experimental Film) NY Film & Video Expo
1995 Film Critic's Prize, Oberhausen Film Festival, Germany
1996 “ran cuts” SAT 1 soccer ball promo video contest
1999 NY Bessie Award (for video design on the multi-media theater production “Memoryscan”)
2004 Bremen Video Art award

• clients (selection):

NEXTEL (Mexico), Counts Media, New York, ARTE, SONY, MTV, ZDF, Pro 7 /Sat 1, ORF (Austria) , SF (Suisse) , NDR, WDR, President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities (PCAH) Deutsche Bank TV New York, CW-X USA, Liz Clairborne, Loews Cineplex Entertainment, 24/7 News Media , Madame Tussaud US, Diane Blackman, Petra Foundation, among others.


Sony Z1 & Canon XHA1

• tools

Highly experienced in Final Cut Pro, Avid Media Composer, CInema 4D, After Effects,