Christian Kochmann, director of photography, Cologne
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Born on 07.07.1984 in Atlanta (USA) (35 Years)

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About Christian Kochmann

I'm a Cologne/Germany based Cinematographer/DoP.

Love to work with analog film stock, but I'm also used to all usual digital-cine formats from HD to 4K...

Projects as director of photography

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YearTitleGenreDirectorProducerComment
2019OrayFeature FilmMehmet Akif BüyükatalayFilmfaust Filmproduktion, Büyükatalay, Klügel & Reichel GbR [de]Alexa
2019Andere ElternTV Series, TNT Comedy [de]Lutz Heineking, jr.Eitelsonnenschein GmbHadditional photography
2018SouvenirExperimental FilmMultipleElbe Stevens Films [nl]S-16mm
2018Freetime Mermaid (WT)TeaserMultipleGossing & Sieckmann GbR [de]S16mm
2018Rendez-Who?Documentary Series, WDR [de]zuständige/r Redakteur/inCocktailfilms
2018China Light - GuanExperimental FilmMultipleGossing & Sieckmann GbR [de]S16mm
2018Edifice - HuyghendMusic VideoMultipleGossing & Sieckmann GbR [de]16mm
2018The sky is so blue, it's almost whiteVideo InstallationMultipleGossing & Sieckmann GbR [de]S16mm
2018Panama Open Air - AftermovieEvent DocumentaryCagdas YükselCocktailfilms
2017Gute Arbeit Originals (Webserie)Series, Funk [de]Multiplebtf GmbH
2017One Hour RealExperimental FilmMultipleElbe Stevens Films [nl]S16mm
2017Scheppach Group - Who We AreImage FilmBoris MaximovBoris Maximov Produktion [de]4K
2017Manual for no oneMedium Length FilmBastian KlügelFilmfaust Filmproduktion, Büyükatalay, Klügel & Reichel GbR [de]S-16mm
2016Neo Magazin RoyaleTV-Show, ZDF [de], ZDFneo [de]Multiplebtf GmbHEinspieler
2016Ocean Hill DriveShort DocumentaryMultipleGossing & Sieckmann GbR [de]S16mm
2016AnnunciationShort FilmRuhat YildizKHM Kunsthochschule für Medien Köln [de]
2016Auch wenn alle, ich nichtShort FilmMehmet Akif BüyükatalayKHM Kunsthochschule für Medien Köln [de]ALEXA
2016Deficit (WT)Education/Training ProductionWaldemar KempfKHM Kunsthochschule für Medien Köln [de]S16mm
2015Desert MiraclesShort DocumentaryMultipleKHM Kunsthochschule für Medien Köln [de]S16mm
2015Schauspiel Köln - Spielzeit 2015/2016TrailerMultiplePayapix GbR [de]

Film projects in other capacities

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YearTitleGenreDirectorProducerComment
2019Ursprung des Feuers (WT)Experimental FilmAndres Rivas PinzonKHM Kunsthochschule für Medien Köln [de]gaffer
2019Decathlon - Same Day Lieferung!CommercialUgur KurkutArtindustries [de]gaffer
2018Dr. Albrecht Kaiser - Im ZwischenImage FilmMaria Jose RomanLeuchtfeuer Film [de]gaffer
2017KroymannTV Series, ARD [de], RB - Radio Bremen TV [de]Multiplebtf GmbHadditional electrician
2017Gute Arbeit Originals (Webserie)Series, Funk [de]Multiplebtf GmbHgaffer
2016Herzog Bau - Der FilmImage FilmRolf Heilercinecore Motion Pictures GmbHgaffer
2016Neo Magazin RoyaleTV-Show, ZDF [de], ZDFneo [de]Multiplebtf GmbHgaffer / Einspieler
2016Allianz - Pflege 2016CommercialIsabel PrahlTba - The Beauty Aside GmbHadditional electrician
2016Neo Magazin RoyaleTV-Show, ZDF [de], ZDFneo [de]Multiplebtf GmbHelectrician
2015Nissan - Vernunft sucht. Juke, Qashqai, X-Trail (Webfilme)CommercialJulian Schleefbtf GmbHelectrician
2015Hasene - SrebrenitsaCommercialEkrem Aydin99names communication GmbH [de]2nd unit dop
2015Hasene - SrebrenitsaCommercialEkrem Aydin99names communication GmbH [de]gaffer
2015Rosenthal Varieté (WT)Short FilmMultipleKHM Kunsthochschule für Medien Köln [de]gaffer
2015POL1Z1STENS0HN aka Jan Böhmermann - Ich hab PolizeiMusic Video, ZDF [de]Nicolas Bersebtf GmbHelectrician
2015Die unwahrscheinlichen Ereignisse im Leben von ...TV-Show, WDR [de]Felix Stienzbtf GmbHelectrician
2015Closed SetMedium Length FilmMultipleKHM Kunsthochschule für Medien Köln [de]gaffer
2015Neško (WT)Series PilotMilan Ruben KappenKHM Kunsthochschule für Medien Köln [de]additional electrician
2015ZDF Newsletter - Newsletterbeauftragter WilliamCommercialSebastian Teitgebtf GmbHelectrician
2015Neo Magazin RoyaleTV-Show, ZDF [de], ZDFneo [de]Multiplebtf GmbHelectrician
2014Jan Böhmermann - Coming OutMusic VideoNicolas Bersebtf GmbH2nd unit dop

Awards

YearAward
2019Best film / "Golden Olive Branch" for ORAY at the 19. festival del cinema europeo in Lecce/Italy
2019FBW Prädikat "Besonders wertvoll" für ORAY
2019"GWFF First Feature award" for the film ORAY / 69. Berlinale 2019
2017"Foreign Narrative - Student Academy Award" nomination for "Annunciation" / Director: H. R. Yildiz
2016FBW Prädikat "Besonders wertvoll" für 'Ocean Hill Drive'
20161. Price NRW-Competition for Ocean Hill Drive / International Short Film Festival Oberhausen
2016German Shortfilm Price - First Price / best Experimental film: "Ocean Hill Drive"
2015FBW Prädikat "Besonders wertvoll" für 'Desert Miracles'

Basic data

NationalityGerman, U.S.-American
LanguagesEnglish (Fluent), German (Native speaker), Spanish (Basic knowledge)
Experience abroadMiddle East: Israel
North America: Mexico, USA
Northern Europe: Norway, Sweden
Eastern Europe: Poland, Serbia
Southern Europe: Spain
Western Europe: Belgium, England, France, Germany, Netherlands
Special skillsLove for shooting analog 16mm & 35mm film
Own equipmentCamera package with BMD URSAmini 4.6K PL / Angenieux 35-140mm Zoom PL
EducationAcademy of Media Arts Cologne
Diploma in "Media & Fine Arts" / main subject: Cinematography
Preferred place of workFeature Film
Documentary
Experimental / Art
Immediate working areaCologne
1st residence (federal state or country)Germany - North Rhine-Westphalia