Directed by Jean-Louis Schuller
& Sean Clark

Jean-Louis Schuller

Jean-Louis Schuller is a director and cinematographer. He recently directed The Road Uphill (2011), a feature-length documentary which follows Leopard Trek, the Luxembourgish cycle team, training and competing in the 2011 Tour de France; HIGH/LOW (2010), a medium length documentary which he co-directed with Sam Blair and was awarded “Best Documentary” at the 2012 Luxembourg Film Prize; and Chungking Dream (2008), which was featured in the Silver Docs, Sheffield DocFest and Clermont-Ferrand film festivals and acquired by the MUDAM Collection, Luxembourg. He was also commissioned to represent Luxembourg with Faces, a seven-screen installation, at the 2010 Shanghai EXPO.

Jean-Louis also works as Director of Photography on drama, documentary, artists’ films and music videos. Recent projects include the internationally renowned artist Isaac Julien’s multiscreen installation PLAYTIME (2014), which has been shown in Times Square and at Metro Pictures gallery, both New York, and is currently on display at Victoria Miro gallery, London; Mammejong (2014), a fiction feature directed by Jacques Molitor; Heart of Nowhere (2013), a short film for Noah and the Whale; Personal Best (2012), a documentary feature directed by Sam Blair; Murder in Three Acts (2012), a live performance project by the artist Asl? Cavu?o?lu at Frieze Art Fair; Reunion Dinner (2011), directed by Anthony Chen; as well as a number of films for the artist filmmaker Stuart Croft.

He completed a BA in Cinematography at the Institut des Arts de Diffusion, Brussels in 2005 before moving to London, where he graduated from the MA course in Cinematography at the National Film and Television School (NFTS), London in 2008, after studying under Brian Tufano, Sean Bobbit and Billy Williams.

Jean-Louis was born in Luxembourg in 1979 and lives and works in London and Luxembourg.