Christian Kitscha, director of photography, 2nd unit dop, camera operator, Cologne
  • director of photography (29)
  • 2nd unit dop (11)
  • camera operator (35)

    Projects as director of photography

    YearTitleGenredirectorProducerComment
    2019SV Bayer Uerdingen 08 e.V. - Hai-School (5 Filme)CommercialChristian KitschaInCipher Kollektiv [de]
    2019GardenBFashion FilmChristian KitschaInCipher Kollektiv [de]
    2018Hyundai - Design your own world (Las Vegas, CES)CommercialMaria Brandenburgcongaz visual media company GmbH
    2018Sparkasse - Finanz Informatik #VorausDenkenMachenCommercialBenjamin WolffMarkenfilm GmbH & Co. KGadditional photography
    2018N24 / Welt - Screenforce Days 2018TrailerMaria Brandenburgcongaz visual media company GmbH
    2018UndergroundBFashion FilmChristian KitschaInCipher Kollektiv [de]
    2018Callum Lawson - Sleep With The DevilMusic VideoChristian KitschaInCipher Kollektiv [de]
    2017Casio - G-Shock x Dustin Brown (5 Internetspots)CommercialLutz HattenhauerMaschmannFautzHuff UG
    2017B_Performance - RoughB, BeautyBFashion FilmChristian KitschaInCipher Kollektiv [de]
    2017Stun - Sell Your SoulMusic VideoOliver WergersOliver Wergers Filmproduktion [de]
    2017Callum Lawson - One Way Ticket (Dream Dance Music Video)Music VideoMarco StrommengerInCipher Kollektiv [de]Co-Director
    2016Callum Lawson - One Way Ticket (Official Music Video)Music VideoStephan Schmitz [1]InCipher Kollektiv [de]Co-Director
    2016Railroad Tracks Studios - Music & Audio ProductionCommercialMichael SchlömerInCipher Kollektiv [de]
    2016Ambient Recording - Aaton Cantar X3, Cantarem 2CommercialMichael SchlömerInCipher Kollektiv [de]
    2016Ferrero Rocher - The Wedding Day (Wettbewerbsbeitrag)Spec CommercialOliver WergersOliver Wergers Filmproduktion [de]
    2015Red Bull - Secret MovieCommercialStephen ManuelFullFeedback Productions GmbH [de]
    2015The Demon WithinShort FilmOliver WergersOliver Wergers Filmproduktion [de]
    2014Heimliche LiebeShort FilmStephen ManuelFullFeedback Productions GmbH [de]
    2014Jealous JennaShort FilmStephen ManuelFullFeedback Productions GmbH [de]Shocking Shorts Award 2015 (nominated)
    2014I Know Your FaceTeaser (Film Concept)Oliver WergersOliver Wergers Filmproduktion [de]

    Projects as camera operator

    YearTitleGenredirector of photographyProducerComment
    2019The WaveTV Series, NetflixJan-Marcello KahlRat Pack Filmproduktion GmbHB-Cam/C-Cam
    2019SOKO KölnTV Series, ZDF [de]Friederike HeßNetwork Movie Film- und Fernsehproduktion GmbHB-Cam (season18, block1)
    2018Alarm für Cobra 11 - Die AutobahnpolizeiTV Series, RTLFlorian J. RaaschAction Concept Film- und Stuntproduktion GmbH [de]by the day (11 episodes)
    2017Casio - G-Shock x Dustin BrownCommercialLutz HattenhauerMaschmannFautzHuff UGA-Cam
    2017SpielmacherFeature FilmChristian ReinFrisbeefilms GmbH & Co. KG [de]B-Cam
    2017Aufbruch in die FreiheitTV Movie, ZDF [de]Martin LangerRelevant FilmC-Cam
    2017IAA - Zukunft erleben. Entdecke die Mobilität von morgen, spüre sie, verstehe sie – auf der #IAA2017CommercialJohann Sebastian Hänelcongaz visual media company GmbHA-Cam
    2017Die RüdenFeature FilmBirgit GudjonsdottirHands-on Producers GmbHpreshoot
    2017Findus Moves HomeFeature FilmMatthias NeumannTradewind Pictures GmbHby the day
    2016Opel - Tricks and TrucksCommercialRutger StormLovestone Film GmbH
    2015RosemariFeature FilmHélène Louvart4 1/2 (fire og en halv) [no]by the day (Germany; Denmark)
    2015Duell der Brüder - Die Geschichte von Adidas und PumaTV Movie, RTLGeorgij PestovZeitsprung Pictures GmbH (formerly Zeitsprung Entertainment GmbH)VFX Unit
    2014By The SeaFeature FilmChristian BergerJolie Pas [us]B-Cam replacement
    2014KiK Textil Diskont - Staffel 27CommercialPhilip ReinholdEchopark [de]by the day
    2014Riot Games - League of Legends 2014CommercialMatt BassTPSC Entertainment [us]B-Cam (Germany)
    2014Teheran TabooTeaser (Film Concept)Matthias NeumannLittle Dream EntertainmentA-Cam
    2014Alarm für Cobra 11 - Die AutobahnpolizeiTV Series, RTLThomas SchinzAction Concept Film- und Stuntproduktion GmbH [de]C-Cam
    2013Who Am I - Kein System ist sicherFeature FilmNikolaus SummererWiedemann & Berg Film GmbH & Co. KGby the day
    2013Head & Shoulders - World Cup (Mats Hummels)CommercialRafael GarciaLa Cosa de las Películas [es]B-Cam
    2013Mona kriegt ein BabyTV Movie, ARD [de], Degeto [de], RBB [de]Matthias NeumannNinety-Minute Film GmbHby the day

    Film projects in other capacities

    YearTitleGenreDirectorProducerComment
    2019SV Bayer Uerdingen 08 e.V. - Hai-School (5 Filme)CommercialChristian KitschaInCipher Kollektiv [de]director
    2019GardenBFashion FilmChristian KitschaInCipher Kollektiv [de]director
    2019whoweare.CommercialYing-Chi Linying chi lindirector of imagery
    2018UndergroundBFashion FilmChristian KitschaInCipher Kollektiv [de]director
    2018Callum Lawson - Sleep With The DevilMusic VideoChristian KitschaInCipher Kollektiv [de]director
    2017Ford - Eco Sport. Outdoor in der StadtCommercialCadmo QuinteroErste Liebe Filmproduktion GmbH [de]1st assistant camera
    2017B_Performance - RoughB, BeautyBFashion FilmChristian KitschaInCipher Kollektiv [de]director
    2017Amazon Prime - RTL Weihnachtskampagne 2017CommercialFrank SchneiderFilmstyler Pictures GmbH1st assistant camera
    2017Vox - 25 Jahre. Winterkampagne 2017CommercialTorsten LohrmannMediengruppe RTL Deutschland GmbH [de]1st assistant camera
    2017Toom - Leistungskampagne 2017 (2 Filme)CommercialSonja HeissTony Petersen Film1st assistant camera
    2017Kaufland - 50 Jahre Frische in EuropaCommercialLutz HattenhauerCloud Visual Brand Entertainment GmbH [de]1st assistant camera
    2017Callum Lawson - One Way Ticket (Dream Dance Music Video)Music VideoMarco StrommengerInCipher Kollektiv [de]co-director
    2017C&A - FestiveCommercialLukas TielkePeoplegrapher1st assistant camera A-Cam
    2017Jungheinrich - Lithium-Ion PowerCommercialLutz HattenhauerPalladium Commercial Productions GmbH1st assistant camera
    2017Rewe - 90 JahreCommercialJohannes GrebertBigfish Filmproduktion GmbH1st assistant camera A-Cam
    2017Porsche - Cayenne TurboCommercialStéphane LeloutreSterntag Film GmbH [de]1st assistant camera 2nd Unit
    2017Merz - Contractubex® NarbengelCommercialLars KnorrnBubbles Film GmbH1st assistant camera
    2017RTL Mediengruppe - Screenforcedays 2017CommercialFrank SchneiderFilmstyler Pictures GmbH1st assistant camera
    2017Commerzbank - DFB Frauen NationalmannschaftCommercialPhil BrownMarkenfilm GmbH & Co. KG1st assistant camera A-Cam
    2017Findus Moves HomeFeature FilmAli Samadi AhadiTradewind Pictures GmbH1st assistant camera A-Cam

    Other projects

    YearProject typeTitleActivityCompany
    1999employmentFotolaborhelferSplicerCEWE COLOR AG&Co. OHG

    Basic data

    NationalityGerman
    LanguagesEnglish (Fluent), Spanish (Basic knowledge)
    Experience abroadNorthern Europe: Denmark, Finland
    Eastern Europe: Czech Republic
    Southern Europe: Balearic Islands, Canary Islands, Italy, Malta, Turkey
    Western Europe: Austria, Belgium, France, Ireland, Netherlands, Switzerland
    LicencesC1E (truck (C1) + trailer <= 12t) [eu], Fahrerkarte (D) [de], PADI Open Water [int]
    Immediate working areaCologne
    1st residence (federal state or country)Germany - North Rhine-Westphalia
    Associations