Anke Riester is a Cinematographer and Documentary filmmaker based in Berlin

Since over a decade she combines her fascination for the moving picture with her love for traveling. Starting out with a 3 years education at a german broadcaster as editor and camera operator, she studied documentary filmmaking with the emphasis on Cinematography in Italy. Her diploma movie KALYUG was screened at various film festivals around the globe. After that she shot several long feature docs in Asia and Africa and supported multiple NGOs in their work. Based in Berlin since 2013 she realized various projects as DP, director and Producer. Still seeing film as a tool for communicating with society she regularly holds workshops in her field.

To view some works and upcoming events go to portfolio or check out the vimeo channel