Christian Saalfeld, gaffer, balloon light operator, Munich
  • Gaffer
  • balloon light operator

Contact

Address for members only
Mobile+49 172 6764145
Phone+49 89 15984306
Fax+49 89 15984305

About Christian Saalfeld

about 900 commercials since 1988

Fictional projects as gaffer

YearTitleGenreDirector of photographyProducerComment
2020Die wundersamen Fähigkeiten des fabelhaften W. (WT)Teaser (Film Concept)Neue Bioskop Film GmbH [de]DoP Doro Götz
2019Der BeischläferLimited series, Amazon VideoThomas WittmannThe Amazing Film Company GmbHDOP Thomas Wittmann
2018ResistanceFeature FilmMiguel Ioan Littin-MenzEpicentral Studios [us]Deutschland Teil
2018Tatort - Wir kriegen Euch alleTV-Movie (Series), BR [de]Michael SchreitelTellux Film GmbH
2015Mission: Impossible - Rogue NationFeature FilmRobert ElswitBad Robot [us]BMW Insert Shots Munich
2015Eddie the EagleFeature FilmGeorge RichmondMarv Films [uk]Germany
2012Dinu - der Schwerkraft entgegenTV Movie, SRF (vormals SF DRS) [ch]Hans G. SyzTurnus Film AG [ch]DoP: Hans Syz
20123096 TageFeature FilmMichael BallhausConstantin Film [de]DoP: Michael Ballhaus
2011NachtlärmFeature FilmMultipleT & C Film AG [ch]DoP: Nikolai von Graevenitz
2011Tatort - Ein ganz normaler FallTV-Movie (Series), BR [de]Hagen BogdanskiTV60Filmproduktion GmbHDoP:Hagen Bogdanski
2010Girl on a BicycleFeature FilmRobert FraisseWiedemann & Berg Film GmbHDoP:Robert Fraisse
2010Chalet GirlFeature FilmEd WildCross Day Production [uk]DoP: Ed Wild
2010Kommissarin Lucas - Am Ende muss Glück seinTV-Movie (Series), ZDF [de]Andreas DoubOlga Film GmbHDoP: Andreas Doub
2009Die Hebamme - Auf Leben und TodTV Movie, ORF [at], ZDF [de]Jo HeimRoxy Film GmbH [de]D0P: Jo Heim
2008Tatort - LiebeswirrenTV-Movie (Series), ARD [de], BR [de]Martin FuhrerTV60Filmproduktion GmbHDoP.:MartinFuhrer
2007Unter Verdacht - BrubeckTV-Movie (Series), ZDF [de]Frank SthamerPro GmbH [de]Kamera: Frank Sthamer
2007Unter Verdacht - Die falsche FrauTV-Movie (Series), ZDF [de]Bernd FischerPro GmbH [de]Kamera:Bernd Fischer
2007Einmal Toskana und zurückTV Movie, Degeto [de]Guntram FranketeamWorx Television & Film GmbH [de]Kamera:Gunram Franke
2006Luginsland 2 - Franziskas Gespür für MännerTV-Movie (Series), ZDF [de]Theo BierkensMOOVIE GmbHKamera:Theo Bierkeens
2005KlimtFeature FilmRicardo AronovichEpo-Film Produktionsges.m.b.H. [at]DoP.:Ricardo Aronovic

Advertising/Image/Music videos as gaffer

YearTitleGenreDirector of photographyProducerComment
2019McDonald's - Clown & Waschmittel (WT)Corporate FilmLorenz WeißfußFireapple GmbH & Co. KG [de]DOP Lorenz Weißfuß
2019Henkel - Glem Vital. Gehört zur FamilieCommercialIvory Productions GmbH & Co. KGDOP Lorenz Weißfuß
2019Vogue x Bulgari - B.Zero1. 20-jähriges JubiläumCommercialLorenz WeißfußCondé Nast Germany GmbH [de]DoP Lorenz Weißfuß
2019BMW - The future of driving is nothing to be afraid of.CommercialJan David Olivier GüntherZauberberg Productions GmbHDoP: Jan David Günther
2018Audi Sport - Drivers ClubCorporate FilmFrederick GomollKieferworx GmbH (formerly KieferNümann) [de]DoP: Frederick Gomoll
2018Carl F. Bucherer - Blue Hour (WT)CommercialMarco LowesCondé Nast Germany GmbH [de]DoP : Marco Lowes
2018Samsung - Superdeals. Oli KahnCommercialManuel Macke+p films GmbHDoP Manuel Mack
2017Golden Race - Gmunden Basketball (NOT RELEASED) (WT)CommercialMichael PraunWerbefilm Schweiz AG [ch]DoP Michael Praun
2017Gaggenau Küchen - Cooling. Make A StatementCorporate FilmShaun AthertonMaker Project [uk]DoP Shaun Atherton
2017Edelweiß Air - Ferien im AnflugCommercialAlex LamarqueCobblestone Filmproduktion GmbH [de]DoP Alexandre Lamarque
2017autoscout24 - 360°-ErlebnisCommercialMathias PilmesDrei Wünsche Filmproduktion GmbH [de]DoP Mathias Pilmes
2017point S Deutschland GmbH - From O to O (WT)CommercialMaximilian HoeverAdd Pictures Produktionsservice GmbHDoP Maximilian Hoever
2017Datev - Ein Tim für alle Fälle (2 Filme)CommercialMaximilian HoeverNeverest GmbH & Co. KG [de]DoP Maximilian Hoever
2016Miele - Blizzard (Messefilm)CommercialEdwin KriegFish Blowing Bubbles GmbH [de]
2016Microsoft Windows 10 - Idee, Style, Abenteuer, HelloCommercialEugen GritschnederGrabow & Bartetzko GmbH [de]
2016DHL / FC Bayern - Mia san mia. WorldwideCommercialJo Molitorise+p films GmbHDoP Jo Molitoris
2016Rapelli - Das Gute im Leben teilenCommercialJonas Winter-Scholze+p films GmbHDoP Jonas Winter - Scholz
2016posh global GmbH - Be Free, Be Clever, Be Easy, Be PoshCommercialMario Krausee+p films GmbHDoP Mario Krause
2016Perwoll - Stand outCommercialNicolaj Brüele+p films GmbHDoP Nicolaj Bruel
2015Funny Frisch - Bulls HeadCommercialClemens Baumeistere+p films GmbH

Fictional projects as balloon light operator

YearTitleGenreDirector of photographyProducerComment
2020Wolke unterm Dach (WT)Feature FilmDaniel GottschalkPantaleon Films GmbH
2020The Mopes (WT)TV Series, TNT Comedy [de]Philipp KirsamerUFA Fiction
2020Requiem für einen FreundTV-Movie (Series), ZDF [de]Moritz AntonNetwork Movie Film- und Fernsehproduktion GmbH
2020Oskars Kleid (WT)Feature FilmDaniel GottschalkPantaleon Films GmbH
2020Tatort - In der Familie IITV-Movie (Series), BR [de]Florian EmmerichX Filme Creative Pool GmbH
2020Kommissarin Lucas - NürnbergTV-Movie (Series), ZDF [de]Frank KüpperOlga Film GmbH
2020Wild Republic (WT)TV Series, arte, MagentaTV [de], One (ARD) [de], SWR [de], WDR [de]MultipleLailaps Pictures GmbH [de]
2020Uncharted (aka Girona) (WT)Feature FilmChung-hoon ChungColumbia Pictures Corporation [us]
2019How to Sell Drugs Online (Fast)TV Series, NetflixMultiplebtf GmbH
2019The Queen's GambitLimited series, NetflixSteven MeizlerX Filme Creative Pool GmbH
2019Hochzeitsstrudel und ZwetschgenglückTV Movie, BR [de], Degeto [de]Christof OefeleinMaze Pictures GmbH [de]
2019DarkTV Series, NetflixNikolaus SummererW&B Television GmbH
2019Gunpowder Milkshake (WT)Feature FilmMichael SeresinStudio Babelsberg Motion Pictures GmbH [de]
2019BiohackersTV Series, NetflixMultipleClaussen+Putz Filmproduktion GmbH (formerly Claussen+Wöbke+Putz)
2019Der ÜberläuferTV Movie (multi-part), Degeto [de], NDR [de], SWR [de]Arthur ReinhartDreamtool Entertainment GmbH
2019Eine Almhütte für zweiTV Movie, ARD [de], Degeto [de]Thorsten HarmsAmalia Film GmbH [de]
2019Enkel für AnfängerFeature FilmAndreas BergerClaussen+Putz Filmproduktion GmbH (formerly Claussen+Wöbke+Putz)
2019Das perfekte GeheimnisFeature FilmMoritz AntonConstantin Film [de]
2019Babylon BerlinTV Series, ARD [de], Sky [de]MultipleX Filme Creative Pool GmbH
2018The Girl in the Spider's WebFeature FilmPedro LuqueThe Cantillon Company [us]Clouds/Tubes/ Balloon

Advertising/Image/Music videos as balloon light operator

YearTitleGenreDirector of photographyProducerComment
2020XXXLutz - Matthias Schweighöfer in Red Shopping WeekCommercialJohannes LouisFilm Factory GmbH

Fictional projects in other activities

YearTitleGenreDirectorProducerComment
2020Paradiso (aka Bestattung eines Hundes) (WT)TV Series, Sky [de]MultipleFlare Entertainment GmbH [de]rigging gaffer
2014Point BreakFeature FilmEricson CoreAlcon Entertainment [us]rigging gaffer Österrreich
2009DreiFeature FilmTom TykwerX Filme Creative Pool GmbHspecial constructions Balloonlight
2009Vincent will MeerFeature FilmRalf HuettnerOlga Film GmbHspecial constructions Balloonlight
2009Die WanderhureTV Movie, SAT.1 [de]Hansjörg ThurnTV60Filmproduktion GmbHspecial constructions Balloonlight
2009The Ghost WriterFeature FilmRoman PolanskiRP Productions, Roman Polanski [fr]special constructions Balloonlights
2009Jerry CottonFeature FilmMultipleRat Pack Filmproduktion GmbH [de]special constructions Balloonlight
2009Die Bremer StadtmusikantenTV-Movie (Series), NDR [de], RB - Radio Bremen TV [de]Dirk RegelBremedia Produktion GmbHspecial constructions Balloonlight
2009Nobody Is LostTV Movie, BR [de]Dirk KummerClaussen+Putz Filmproduktion GmbH (formerly Claussen+Wöbke+Putz)special constructions Balloonlight
2009The Spear of DestinyTV Movie, RTL [de]Florian BaxmeyerDreamtool Entertainment GmbHspecial constructions Balloonlight
2009Der Schwarzwaldhof IV - ForellenquintettTV-Movie (Series), Degeto [de]Bettina WoernleEyeworks Germany GmbH | Fiction & Film (Warner Bros. ITVP Deutschland GmbH) [de]special constructions Balloonlight
2008Sherlock HolmesFeature FilmGuy RitchieLin Pictures [us]special constructions Balloonlights
2008Inglourious BasterdsFeature FilmQuentin TarantinoZehnte Babelsberg Film GmbH [de]special constructions Balloonlights
2008Wickie und die starken MännerFeature FilmMichael HerbigRat Pack Filmproduktion GmbH [de]special constructions Balloonlights
2008HildeFeature FilmKai WesselEgoli Tossellspecial constructions Balloonlights
2008VulkanTV Movie (multi-part), RTL [de]Uwe JansonteamWorx Television & Film GmbH [de]special constructions Balloonlights
2007Die GustloffTV Movie (multi-part), ZDF [de]Joseph VilsmaierUFA Fernsehproduktion GmbH [de]special constructions Balloonlights
2007The InternationalFeature FilmTom TykwerSiebte Babelsberg Film GmbH [de]special constructions Balloonlights
2007Mr. NobodyFeature FilmJaco van DormaelIntegral Film GmbH [de]special constructions Balloonlights
2007Die zweite FrauTV Movie, WDR [de]Hans SteinbichlerSperl + Schott Film GmbH [de]special constructions Balloonlights

Basic data

LanguagesEnglish French
Experience abroadAustralia and Oceania: Australia, Fiji, Vanuatu
Middle East: United Arab Emirates
North Africa: Egypt, Morocco
North America: Mexico
Northern Europe: Denmark
Eastern Europe: Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia
South Africa: Namibia, South Africa
Southern Europe: Croatia, Italy, Spain
Southeast Asia: Sri Lanka, Thailand
Western Europe: Austria, France, Switzerland
Immediate working areaMunich
1st residence (federal state or country)Germany - Bavaria