Michael Schaff made a semester abroad at the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design in Jerusalem, Israel and graduated at the Academy of Media Arts Cologne (Kunsthochschule für Medien Köln) with the spec commercial „Still got it!“, which won the Andy Award, Golden Award of Montreux and was nominated for the Venice TV Award.
In 2015, the documentary films "Qalqiliya's Zoo" as well as "A bit of Normality" won the Short Tiger Next Generation in Cannes and the „Hessischen Filmpreis“. Now he is working together with Fabian Bohn as a freelance directing-dop duo for commercials and documentaries.
2015 Documentary "Qalqiliyas Zoo" / Director & DoP
2015 Documentary "A bit of normality" / Director & DoP
2020 Documentary “A bit of reality" / Director & DoP
2019 Commercial Lifta “Hobbykeller”/ DoP
2020 Spec-Commercial Doppelherz “Still got it!“ / Director & DoP
2020 Commercial Adidas “Power” / DoP