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PASCAL HERVÉ CAPITOLIN

Birth Date: June 17, 1967
Birthplace: Paris, France
Citizenship: French

Languages: Fluent French, German, English and Italian. Functional Portuguese and Spanish

Pascal Capitolin Pascal Capitolin has been working as a sound engineer for documentary films since 1995. Born in France with Caribbean background (Martinique/Guadeloupe), he moved to Germany in 1993 where he started his Film-Sound career. Being quite an unusual engineer with a big interest in author film writing, he accompanied many directors such as art film director Phillip Scheffner (Day of the sparrow) or US Documentary Film Makers and Oscar Winners Rob Epstein & Jeffrey Friedman (Paragraph 175) from the first written outline until final post-production.
His professional interests of creative documentary films have a strong focus on cultural, historical and music topics. Among the production he has been working on, many have received international awards, as “Kinshasa Symphony” (2009); „Rythm is it!“ (2003); „Trip to Asia“ (2005); „Hotel Sahara” (2008); „In Berlin“ (2009); „Revision“ (2011).
From 2003 until 2005 he studied Politics and Organization at the Hagen Foreign University. In 2010 he was qualified as a Peace Advisor at the Academy for Conflict Transformation in Bonn/Köngiswinter.
From 2011 until 2014 Pascal lived in Central Africa (Burundi) where he has been coordinating film and media productions for the Dutch NGO „La Benevolencija“ with a strong focus on conflict resolution. He also directed a documentary film („Rwagasore“) and a science fiction Film „Imashoka“) which have been used in reconciliation debates throughout Burundi. Since July 1994 he is back in Germany. For further information please check: www.pascalcapitolin.com

EDUCATION


2009 - 2010 Academy for conflict transformation (Bonn- Germany) - Degree of peace Consultant - 2003 - 2005 Bachelor of Arts in Politics and Organization - Fourth Semester at the Hagen Foreign University (Germany)

1994 -1995 Internship broadcast technology, sound recording, camera Assitant, and live broadcasting technology at NOVO FILM in Hanover and at MOBIL TV Hamburg; Studio Hamburg; Theo Rose Tech. Cinema Rental

1992 -1993 Formal study of the English language at the UNIVERSITE DES ANTILLES ET DE LA GUYANE (UAG) in the French West Indies

1983 -1984 Internschip in theatrical sound and lighting at THEATRE MUSICAL COULISSE in Rouen, France

1985 -1986 Internship in radio broadcasting and audio technique at RADIO FMR 90.6 in Rouen, France

1983 Graduated from Camille Saint Saens High School in Rouen, France