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About Britta Mangold

Britta Mangold was born in Lübeck and spent her childhood in Ethiopia, Zuoz/Engadin, Stuttgart, Hamburg, Heidelberg and Bonn. Already at a young age she recognized her passion for cinema and theatre.
Britta Mangold began her career in the art department of theater and feature film, working with well-known artists such as Eduardo Paolozzi, Jerome Savary, Otto Schenk and Percy Adlon. Eventually, she joined ARRI Camera Rental for a 1 year internship - as the first woman ever.
She then worked worldwide for national and international cinematographer as focus puller (1st AC).
From 1994 she worked as a cinematographer for Hollywood, among others, in Roland Emmerich's team on the miniature units of the films 13th Floor, The Patriot and 10 000 B.C. She has also worked on hundreds of commercials for many major brands.
In addition to working as a DoP for commercials, feature films and documentaries, Britta also works as a directing DoP for commercials.
Britta Mangold is a member of the network of female cinematographers (https://cinematographinnen.net/).
She lives with her husband and daughter in Munich.

Known for

Advertising/Image/Music videos as director of photography

YearTitleGenreDirectorProducerComment
2023Vox - X-Mas 2023CommercialTorsten LohrmannRTL Deutschland (formerly Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland) [de]
2022BSH - Superhero TherapyCommercialMinh DuongWhite Rabbit Films [de]
2020Tchibo - Cafissimo. Ganz EinfachCommercialJoris NoordenbosNamoto GmbH & Co KG [de]
2020HomeToGo - Urlaub im Ferienhaus (mehrere Spots)CommercialBritta MangoldNamoto GmbH & Co KG [de]
2020RTL - Grill den Henssler. FrühjahrTrailerIsabel GrahsRTL Deutschland (formerly Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland) [de]
2020Re-start - Der Lockdown-Film (Internetfilm)CommercialFlorian MeimbergDie freien Kreativen aus Film und Werbung [de]
2019HSE24 - Smart Products. Guglhupf, Kuchenbrett, SmartgardenCommercialBritta MangoldNeverest GmbH & Co. KG [de]
2019HSE24 - Frühling zu HauseCommercialBritta MangoldNeverest GmbH & Co. KG [de]
2019Precon - EmpfehlungCommercialBritta MangoldNeverest GmbH & Co. KG [de]
2019Precon - LieblingssorteCommercialBritta MangoldNeverest GmbH & Co. KG [de]
2019Rama - KlassikerCommercialCorinna WinterErste Liebe Filmproduktion GmbH [de]
2019Rama - MeisterstückCommercialCorinna WinterErste Liebe Filmproduktion GmbH [de]
2019Emma - Ich kann es nicht mehr hörenCommercialBritta MangoldNeverest GmbH & Co. KG [de]
2019SwooDoo - The ComebackCommercialEwald PuschNeverest GmbH & Co. KG [de]
2019Jobware - Da hab ich den Job her 2019CommercialBritta MangoldiProspect GmbH (vormals Videobeat Networks GmbH)
2019Essity Deutschland SCA - Intima Underwear (NOT RELEASED) (WT)CommercialBritta MangoldSüdlicht-t GmbH [de]
2018Milgamma Protekt - Vitamin-B1-Mangel bei DiabetesCommercialBritta MangoldLaterna Magica Filmproduktion GmbH
2018Uganda - KaramojaCorporate FilmBritta MangoldDietrich Mangold Produktion [de]
2018Sanofi Buscopan - Target. Jetzt rezeptfrei in Ihrer Apotheke:CommercialCorinna WinterLaterna Magica Filmproduktion GmbH
2017Barilla - Tortellini. Thomas und Lisa MüllerCommercialAndreas HoffmannRabbicorn Films GmbH (formerly Jotz! Filmproduktion GmbH) [de]

Non-fictional movies as director of photography

YearTitleGenreDirectorProducerComment
2011Woodstock in TimbuktuDocumentaryDésirée von TrothaCindigoFilm GmbH [de]
2010HairDocumentary, ZDF [de]Désirée von Trothafact+film Medienproduktionsgesellschaft mbH i.G

Shows/Live/Events as director of photography

YearTitleGenreDirectorProducerComment
2022Nordisches Weihnachtskonzert - St. Michaelis HamburgConcert RecordingMultipleCutzen, Prüzer & Meister [de]
2021Kitzelkönig - der FilmStage Play RecordingHanne WeyhTheater Nöck, Michael Nöck Gebhardt-Seele [de]

Advertising/Image/Music videos as director

YearTitleGenreDirectorProducerComment
2023Restaxil - Weg vom Schmerz (WT)CommercialBritta MangoldHere Filmproduktionsgesellschaft mbH
2022Braun x FC Bayern - The Perfect Match & The Promise (2 Spots)CommercialBritta MangoldTwinFilm GmbH [de]
2021NBB (NoteBooksBilliger) - Black FridayCommercialBritta MangoldNamoto GmbH & Co KG [de]
2021Ariel Pods - #DrehRunter fürs KlimaCommercialBritta MangoldCircles Filmproduktion GmbH [de]
2020HomeToGo - Urlaub im Ferienhaus (mehrere Spots)CommercialBritta MangoldNamoto GmbH & Co KG [de]
2019Precon - Empfehlung, Lieblingssorte, DiätplanCommercialBritta MangoldNeverest GmbH & Co. KG [de]
2019HSE24 - Smart Products. Guglhupf, Kuchenbrett, SmartgardenCommercialBritta MangoldNeverest GmbH & Co. KG [de]
2019HSE24 - Frühling zu HauseCommercialBritta MangoldNeverest GmbH & Co. KG [de]
2019Precon - EmpfehlungCommercialBritta MangoldNeverest GmbH & Co. KG [de]
2019Precon - LieblingssorteCommercialBritta MangoldNeverest GmbH & Co. KG [de]
2019Emma - Ich kann es nicht mehr hörenCommercialBritta MangoldNeverest GmbH & Co. KG [de]
2019Jobware - Da hab ich den Job her 2019CommercialBritta MangoldiProspect GmbH (vormals Videobeat Networks GmbH)
2019Essity Deutschland SCA - Intima Underwear (NOT RELEASED) (WT)CommercialBritta MangoldSüdlicht-t GmbH [de]
2018Milgamma Protekt - Vitamin-B1-Mangel bei DiabetesCommercialBritta MangoldLaterna Magica Filmproduktion GmbH
2018Uganda - KaramojaCorporate FilmBritta MangoldDietrich Mangold Produktion [de]
2017Landliebe Yoghurt - Ily. Balcony (Russia, Hungary)CommercialBritta MangoldNeverest GmbH & Co. KG [de]
2017Sixtus - Einkaufen mit Philipp LahmCommercialBritta MangoldR Force Film GmbH [de]
2017Saba Diarios - Intimate Care. Purify. Nourish. V-Fresh (4 Spots)CommercialBritta MangoldSüdlicht-t GmbH [de]
2017AOK - Philipp Lahm. Und nun? Wettbewerb Gesunde Kinder, gesunde ZukunftCommercialBritta MangoldR Force Film GmbH [de]
2017Doloplant - Stop and GoCommercialBritta MangoldLaterna Magica Filmproduktion GmbH

Shows/Live/Events as director

YearTitleGenreDirectorProducerComment
2022Nordisches Weihnachtskonzert - St. Michaelis HamburgConcert RecordingMultipleCutzen, Prüzer & Meister [de]

Fictional movies in other activities

YearTitleGenreDirectorProducerComment
200610.000 B.C. (WT)Feature FilmRoland EmmerichWarner Bros. Pictures [us]2nd unit dop Miniature Unit DoP
2001Andreas Hofer 1809 - Die Freiheit des AdlersTV Movie, BR [de], ORF [at]Xaver SchwarzenbergerSatel Film GmbHcamera operator
2001Eight Legged FreaksFeature FilmEllory ElkayemWarner Bros. Pictures [us]2nd unit dop Miniature Unit DoP
2001Die Explosion - U-Bahn Ticket in den TodTV MovieMarc HertelTeamWorx Television & Film GmbH [de]motion control dop
2001The PianistFeature FilmRoman PolańskiStudio Babelsberg Motion Pictures GmbH [de]motion control dop
2000All the Queen's MenFeature FilmStefan RuzowitzkyAtlantic Streamlinemotion control dop
2000The PatriotFeature FilmRoland EmmerichCentropolis Entertainment [us]2nd unit dop Miniature Unit DoP
2000What to Do in Case of FireFeature FilmGregor SchnitzlerClaussen+Putz Filmproduktion GmbH (formerly Claussen+Wöbke+Putz)motion control dop
1999Otto - Der KatastrofenfilmFeature FilmEdzard OnnekenRialto Film GmbH [de]motion control dop
1998Wer liebt dem wachsen FlügelFeature FilmGabriel BarylliTele München Fernseh GmbH & Co. (TMG) [de]camera operator
1998The Thirteenth FloorFeature FilmJosef RusnakCentropolis Film Production2nd unit dop Miniature Unit DoP
1998SchlaraffenlandIndependent Feature FilmFriedemann FrommHager Moss Film GmbH2nd unit dop
1994Roula - Dunkle GeheimnisseFeature Film, BR [de], WDR [de], [SWF] [de]Martin EnlenMade in Munich Content & Films GmbH2nd assistant camera
1992Die RatteFeature FilmKlaus LemkeKLF Klaus Lemke Filmproduktion [de]1st assistant camera
1992Karakum - Das WüstenabenteuerFeature FilmArend AgtheOttokar Runze Filmproduktion [de]1st assistant camera
1990La MainTV MovieCarlo RolaTele München Fernseh GmbH & Co. (TMG) [de]1st assistant camera
1990Werner - Beinhart!Feature FilmNiki ListConstantin Film [de]1st assistant camera
1988The SpiritTV Movie, BR [de], ORF [at], SRF [ch]Niklaus SchillingVisual Filmproduktion, Elke Haltaufderheide [de]1st assistant camera
1985SugarbabyFeature FilmPercy AdlonPelemele Filmproduktion GmbH [de]prop master

Awards

YearAward
2024Best Faith/Family Film Award at Chandler international Film Festival
2023Thabo - the rhino adventure, Maja - MICHEL Kinder und Jugend Filmfest, nomination
2012Woodstock in Timbuktu FBW 2012 Rating: especially valuable, Documentary of the Month

Basic data

NationalityGerman
LanguagesEnglishFrenchGerman
Experience abroadCentral America: Trinidad and Tobago
Central Europe: Austria, Croatia, Switzerland
North Africa: Morocco
North America: Canada, Mexico, USA
Northern Europe: Norway
East Africa: Uganda
East Asia: China, Japan
Eastern Europe: Ukraine
South Africa: Namibia, South Africa
South America: Chile
South Asia: India
Southern Europe: Italy, Portugal, Spain
Southeast Asia: Thailand
Southeastern Europe: Rumania
West Africa: Mali, Senegal
West Asia: Syria, Turkey
Western Europe: England, France, Netherlands
Central Asia: Turkmenistan
Special skills35mm Celluloid, 16mm Celluloid, Anamorphic, Miniatures, VFX, High Speed, Table Top, Food, gearhead, DJI Ronin 2
Own equipmentNIKON D850 + various Lenses, ATOMOS Ninja V, RONIN Gimbal DJI RS 3 Pro, Kameradrohne Mavic 3 Cine Premium Combo, small light kit, reflectors
LicencesC1 (truck < 3,5t <= 7,5t) [eu]
Immediate working areaMunich
1st residence (federal state or country)Germany - Bavaria
Accommodation possibilitiesBerlin, Cape Town, Hamburg