Max Bloching (b. 1994 Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany) is an artist filmmaker and sound recordist based in London and Berlin. Max´s work is animated by an interest in participatory forms of filmmaking and a love for sound and silence. 

Current and upcoming:
Unwritten Letters (59mins, 2020), co-directed with Abd Alrahman Dukmak, will be shown at RAI International Festival of Ethnographic Film (March 19-28 2021, recipient of the Wiley Blackwell Student Film Prize), Ethnografilm Paris (April 13-18 2021), the Moscow International Festival of Visual Anthropology (April 28 to May 16 2021), Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (May 18 2021), at the Archive of Migrant Memories, Rome (June 17-27 2021), at Mimesis Documentary Film Festival in Boulder, Colorado, USA (August 4-10 2021), and the Society for Visual Anthropology Film and Media Festival, Baltimore, USA (November 12-22 2021).

“The Second Body”, group show at APT Gallery, London (June 17-20 2021) 
"Mediterranean Crossings: Refusal and Resistance in Uncertain Times", International Conference, University of Milan (June 24-26 2021)
Kakuma Refugee Camp, Kenya, Unwritten Letters screening and discussion, (August 30 2021) 
Kakuma Refugee Camp, Kenya, script writing workshop, (January 14 2022) 
Bard College New York, Unwritten Letters screening and discussion, (March 15 2022) 
Bard College Berlin and Bard College Palestine, Unwritten Letters screening and discussion, (March 17 2022)
Ethnografilm Paris, Unwritten Letters screening (April 19-23 2022)
Symposium on Unwritten Letters to be published at HAU Journal of Ethnographic Theory (summer 2022)

**Unwritten Letters is now being distributed on DVD and Video on Demand by the Royal Anthropological Institute** 

MA Artist Film and Moving Image, Goldsmiths (present)
BA Social Anthropology, The School of Oriental and African Studies (2020)

Work as sound recordist for clients such as Netflix, Al Jazeera, PBS, KBS, Birkenstock, Universal Music etc.