Edwin Krieg was born on 5 May 1968 in Ingolstadt, Germany. After graduating from high-school in 1988, he went to Munich working as camera assistant for TV magazines, documentaries and short films.

Prior to his work as 2nd Unit DoP for Alexander Fischerkoesen, Jutta Pohlmann and Jürgen Jürges, Edwin served as focuspuller assisting cinematographers Rainer Klaussmann, Igor Luther, Torsten Breuer, Franz Lustig, Ekkehard Pollack, Torsten Lippstock, Britta Mangold and others.

2000 Edwin started his career as cinematographer.
While working as 1.AC in Prague on a television series he met Farid Eslam. From there, he worked almost exclusively with Farid shooting music videos for czech music acts like Aneta Langerová, Kryštof and Sámer Issa.

Edwin began his long-term collaboration with director Jan Litzinger in 2005. They teamed up very succesfully shooting corporates and commercials.

Edwin worked together with first-time director Hjalmar Einarsson in Reykjavik (Island) to shoot Einarssons debut film „BODBERI“ in 2008. The film was shot mostly before the 2008 Icelandic financial crash that shocked the world. Just by chance it became a prediction of the chaos that followed.

In 2010, Edwin signed on as cinematographer to “BARYLLI´S BAKED BEANS“. Director Gabriel Barylli and Edwin shot this comedy, which is based on a play in a remarkable tight schedule of 20 days on locations in Vienna.

Edwin shot his 3rd feature film “NOT RUDI AGAIN!“ with directors Ismail Sahin and Oona Devi Liebich in Berlin. This film is about friendship that is being put to the test by Alzheimer’s disease. It premiered 2015.

In recent years Edwin went on to film documentaries, commercials and the occassional music video. He is living with his family in Munich.