PARTNER / CUSTOMER RELATIONS
Jule Madsen is a trained audio-visual media designer and video journalist with an undergraduate education in political science from the University of Münster. She learned her craft at the AEP Academy for Electronic Publishing and Filmschool Hamburg-Berlin, under the guidance of German journalist and talk show host Sandra Maischberger. After internships at Spiegel TV and Studio Hamburg, she served as production assistant for scripted television shows, and received further education in production management by veteran producer Joachim von Vietinghoff. She started working as freelance video journalist for Audi.TV in 2007, and in 2010 became managing producer at DAS WERK in Munich. She handled customer relations with clients such as McCann Erickson, BBDO, Red Bull Media House, Rebel Media, Burger King, and Audi, and oversaw a team of thirty post-production specialists involved in projects such as the Oscar nominated "Pina", directed by Wim Wenders, and the award winning "Kokowääh", directed by Till Schweiger. For the past eight years she has lived between Los Angeles and Hamburg, Germany, managing customer relations for Madsenfilm, offering cinematography services for independent feature films and commercials.
PARTNER / CINEMATOGRAPHER
Kay Madsen shot the feature film "American Skin”, written & directed by Nate Parker, which won Best Film Sconfini at the 76th Venice Film Festival in 2019. His narrative work has been officially selected for the Berlin Film Festival, the Deauville Festival de Cinéma Américan, Frameline San Francisco, Urbanworld New York, Outfest Los Angeles, LA Film Festival, and many others. He worked on national and international campaigns, branded content, and promos for brands such as Google, Microsoft, YouTube Red, BMW, Toyota, Levi’s, Keds, Original Penguin, UMG, Sony Music, Virgin Music, and the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games. Experimental art films and video installations he collaborated on have been shown in galleries and museums around the world, among them White Cube Gallery London, Kaikai Kiki Tokyo, and Blum & Poe Los Angeles. Since 2016 he serves as cinematography mentor for a nonprofit film school fostering diversity behind the camera, by empowering young voices of African descent to tell their stories. His international experience includes working in the United States, Germany, England, Ireland, Italy, Spain, France, Russia, South Africa, Namibia, Trinidad, Tobago, Malaysia, and Japan.