Max Zaher, steadicam operator, camera operator, 2nd unit dop, Frankfurt
©Benji Barnes
  • Steadicam operator
  • camera operator
  • 2nd unit dop

Known for

Fictional projects as steadicam operator

YearTitleGenreDirector of photographyProducerComment
2022Tatort - MagicMom
+2 B-Cam Operator, 2nd Unit
TV-Movie (Series), WDR [de]Felix Novo de OliveiraBavaria Fiction GmbH+2 B-Cam Operator, 2nd Unit
2022Liebes Kind (WT)
1DT
Limited series, NetflixMultipleConstantin Television GmbH [de]1DT
2022Die Saat / The Seed (WT)
+ Bcam + 2nd Unit
TV Series, ARD [de], Degeto [de], NRK [no]Ian BlumersOdeon Fiction GmbH (formerly H&V Entertainment GmbH)+ Bcam + 2nd Unit
2021Solo für Weiss - Todesengel
+ A Camera Operator
TV-Movie (Series), ZDF [de]Gunnar FußNetwork Movie Film- und Fernsehproduktion GmbH+ A Camera Operator
2021Der Irland-Krimi - Preis des Schweigens
+BCam+2nd Unit
TV-Movie (Series), ARD [de], Degeto [de]Ian BlumersGood Friends Filmproduktions GmbH+BCam+2nd Unit
2021Lauchhammer - Tod in der Lausitz
1 DT Ersatz
Limited series, ARD [de], arte, Degeto [de], MDR [de], rbb [de]Felix Novo de OliveiraMOOVIE GmbH1 DT Ersatz
2021Ein Schritt zum Abgrund
+2nd Unit + B Cam
TV Movie (multi-part), ARD [de], Degeto [de]Ian BlumersITV Studios Germany GmbH (formerly Granada Produktion)+2nd Unit + B Cam
2021Der Feind meines Feindes
Omega Revolution, BCam
TV Movie, ZDF [de]Namche OkonFiction Magnet GmbH [de]Omega Revolution, BCam
2021Babylon Berlin
2 DT Ersatz in NRW
TV Series, ARD [de], Degeto [de], Sky [de]MultipleX Filme Creative Pool GmbH2 DT Ersatz in NRW
2020Die Luft zum AtmenTV Movie, arte, ZDF [de]Peter Joachim KrauseNetwork Movie Film- und Fernsehproduktion GmbH
2020Praxis mit Meerblick - Hart am WindTV-Movie (Series), ARD [de]Gunnar FußReal Film Berlin GmbH
2020Katie Fforde - Du lebst nur einmal
+ B-Cam + 2nd Unit
TV-Movie (Series), ZDF [de]Peter Joachim KrauseNetwork Movie Film- und Fernsehproduktion GmbH+ B-Cam + 2nd Unit
2020Katie Fforde - Emmas Geheimnis
+ B-Cam und 2nd Unit
TV-Movie (Series), ZDF [de]Peter Joachim KrauseNetwork Movie Film- und Fernsehproduktion GmbH+ B-Cam und 2nd Unit
2020Trübe WolkenFeature FilmSabine Sina StephanRabiatfilm GmbH
2020Stralsund - Medusas TodTV-Movie (Series), ZDF [de]Ian BlumersNetwork Movie Film- und Fernsehproduktion GmbH
2020Stralsund - Das ManifestTV-Movie (Series), ZDF [de]Ian BlumersNetwork Movie Film- und Fernsehproduktion GmbH
2020The Black SquareFeature FilmFelix Novo de OliveiraFrisbeefilms GmbH & Co. KG [de]
2020SOKO Köln
1DT
TV Series, ZDF [de]MultipleNetwork Movie Film- und Fernsehproduktion GmbH1DT
2019Foundation
Zusatz 1DT
TV Series, Apple TV+Steve AnnisSkydance Media [us]Zusatz 1DT
2019Le PrinceFeature FilmJenny Lou ZiegelKomplizen Film GmbH [de]

Advertising/Image/Music videos as steadicam operator

YearTitleGenreDirector of photographyProducerComment
2019Adidas - Recode Running (WT)CommercialBenjamin LoebAnorak Film GmbH [de]
2017Alina - Nie VergessenMusic VideoPhillip KaminiakBears Calling GmbH
2016Silbermond - B96Music VideoArmin Franzendoity Produktion GmbH
2015General Electric - Talking to a Wall
+2nd Unit DP
CommercialBenjamin LoebTrigger Happy Productions GmbH [de]+2nd Unit DP
2014Odlo - The Art of Layering (WT)
Amira/Alexa XT
CommercialAnnabelle HandkeIconoclast Germany GmbHAmira/Alexa XT
2014Nike - Homecourt
Epik Dragon
CommercialBjörn KnechtelBears Calling GmbHEpik Dragon
2014Migros - Battle 3
Epic
CommercialBjörn KnechtelWho's Mcqueen Picture GmbH [de]Epic
2013BZgA - Deutschland sucht den Impfpass
Alexa
CommercialAnnabelle HandkeCine Plus Media Service GmbH & Co.KG [de]Alexa
2013Flo Mega - Ich bin raus feat. Chakuza (WT)
ALEXA
Music VideoMathias SchöninghBears Calling GmbHALEXA
2013Ivy Quainoo - Wildfires (Light it up)
EPIC
Music VideoBjörn KnechtelBears Calling GmbHEPIC
2013Elif - 200 Tage Sommer
Red Epic
Music VideoBjörn KnechtelBears Calling GmbHRed Epic
2013Leslie Clio - Twist The Knife (WT)
ALEXA HS
Music VideoBjörn KnechtelBears Calling GmbHALEXA HS
2013Glasperlenspiel - Nie Vergessen
ALEXA 4:3/Anamorphic Lenses
Music VideoBjörn KnechtelBears Calling GmbHALEXA 4:3/Anamorphic Lenses
2013Go Chic - Killin' The Breeze (WT)
Red Epic
Music VideoDerek HowardChina Woman Films, Stephanie Comilang ProduktionRed Epic
2013Megaloh - Programier Dich Neu
Red One/MX
Music VideoMax ZaherBears Calling GmbHRed One/MX
2012Megaloh - Omega, Vaterfigur
Red One
Music VideoBears Calling GmbHRed One

Fictional projects as camera operator

YearTitleGenreDirector of photographyProducerComment
2023Solo für Weiss - Liebeswut (WT)TV-Movie (Series), ZDF [de]Gunnar FußNetwork Movie Film- und Fernsehproduktion GmbH
2022Unter anderen Umständen - Unter den Wolken (WT)TV-Movie (Series), ZDF [de]Gunnar FußNetwork Movie Film- und Fernsehproduktion GmbH
2022In Wahrheit - Blind vor Liebe
1 DT
TV-Movie (Series), arte, ZDF [de]Gunnar FußNetwork Movie Film- und Fernsehproduktion GmbH1 DT
2021Solo für Weiss - Todesengel
+ Steadicam Op
TV-Movie (Series), ZDF [de]Gunnar FußNetwork Movie Film- und Fernsehproduktion GmbH+ Steadicam Op
2021Der Irland-Krimi - Preis des SchweigensTV-Movie (Series), ARD [de], Degeto [de]Ian BlumersGood Friends Filmproduktions GmbH
2020Stralsund - Das ManifestTV-Movie (Series), ZDF [de]Ian BlumersNetwork Movie Film- und Fernsehproduktion GmbH
2020A Perfect Enemy
Frankfurt
Feature FilmRita NoriegaSabado Peliculas [es]Frankfurt
2019Curveball
Skikamera, Stuntkamera
Feature FilmSten MendeBon Voyage Films GmbHSkikamera, Stuntkamera
2018Tatort - Kein Mitleid, keine GnadeTV-Movie (Series), WDR [de]Gunnar FußBavaria Fiction GmbH
2018Und tot bist Du! - Ein SchwarzwaldkrimiTV Movie (multi-part), ZDF [de]Stefan Spreerall-in-production GmbH
2017Wendy 2 - Freundschaft für immerFeature FilmBenjamin DernbecherBantry Bay Productions GmbH
2016I'm Endless Like the Space
Dresden
Feature FilmPasquale MariA.T.C. Adriana Trincea Cinema [it]Dresden
2016Wendy - Der FilmFeature FilmGunnar FußBantry Bay Productions GmbH
2016Tatort - Durchgedreht
1DT
TV-Movie (Series), WDR [de]Gunnar FußBavaria Fiction GmbH1DT
2015Hooten & the Lady
+ Remote Head
TV Series, Sky [uk]Giulio BiccariRed Planet Pictures [uk]+ Remote Head
2015Beowulf
A-Camera Ep.9
TV Series, ITV [uk]James WellandITV Studios [uk]A-Camera Ep.9
2012Doc meets DorfTV Series, RTL [de]Leah StrikerTeamWorx Television & Film GmbH [de]

Advertising/Image/Music videos as camera operator

YearTitleGenreDirector of photographyProducerComment
2016Bonprix - Schluss mit dem Katzenjammer (2 Spots)CommercialBjörn KnechtelBigfish Filmproduktion GmbH [de]
2014Lufthansa - FanhansaCommercialBjörn KnechtelMarkenfilm Crossing GmbH
2013BMW - BMW Art Guide by Independent Collectors (WT)
A Kamera
Corporate FilmBjörn KnechtelBears Calling GmbHA Kamera

Fictional projects as 2nd unit dop

YearTitleGenreDirector of photographyProducerComment
2022Trauzeugen (WT)
+ B Cam Op
Feature FilmMartin SchlechtPantaleon Films GmbH+ B Cam Op
2020Stralsund - Medusas TodTV-Movie (Series), ZDF [de]Ian BlumersNetwork Movie Film- und Fernsehproduktion GmbH
2019Tatort - Parasomnia
2 DT
TV-Movie (Series), MDR [de]Willy DettmeyerMadeFor Film GmbH [de]2 DT
2018Ein Sommer in SalamancaTV-Movie (Series), ZDF [de]Peter Joachim KrauseMoviepool GmbH [de]
2018Passagier 23 - Verschwunden auf hoher SeeTV Movie, RTL [de]Ian BlumersZieglerfilm Köln GmbH
2017Liebe auf Persisch
2 Days DoP Replacement
TV Movie, ARD [de], Degeto [de]Peter Joachim KrauseBavaria Fiction GmbH2 Days DoP Replacement
2017Wendy 2 - Freundschaft für immerFeature FilmBenjamin DernbecherBantry Bay Productions GmbH
2017TeufelsmoorTV Movie, ARD [de], Degeto [de], NDR [de]Sten MendeNordfilm GmbH [de]
2016Rock My HeartFeature FilmSten MendeNeue Schönhauser Filmproduktion GmbH
2015Beowulf
Ep.9
TV Series, ITV [uk]James WellandITV Studios [uk]Ep.9
2011Die letzte Fahrt
Red MX
TV Movie, ARD [de], Degeto [de]Klemens BeckerSchiwago Film GmbH [de]Red MX
2009Frühlings Erwachen
Red MX
TV MovieBjörn KnechtelTeamWorx Television & Film GmbH [de]Red MX

Advertising/Image/Music videos as 2nd unit dop

YearTitleGenreDirector of photographyProducerComment
2015General Electric - Talking to a WallCommercialBenjamin LoebTrigger Happy Productions GmbH [de]
2014Migros - Battle 3CommercialBjörn KnechtelWho's Mcqueen Picture GmbH [de]
2011Joy Denalane - Niemand (was wir nicht tun)
ALEXA
Music VideoMultipleJohannes Steinert ProduktionALEXA
2009Werbekongress 2009 - Chaostage (Webfilm)
Canon 5D
Corporate FilmBjörn KnechtelNo Rational Product [de]Canon 5D

Fictional projects in other activities

YearTitleGenreDirectorProducerComment
2015RenegadesFeature FilmSteven QualeEuropaCorp [fr]1st assistant camera A Kamera Main Unit
2015Brief an mein LebenTV Movie, ZDF [de]Urs EggerBavaria Fiction GmbH1st assistant camera 2015 Nachdreh/DoP David Slama
2014Der Staat gegen Fritz BauerFeature FilmLars KraumeTerz Filmproduktion GmbH [de]1st assistant camera Alexa XT
2014Point BreakFeature FilmEricson CoreAlcon Entertainment [us]1st assistant camera Specialty Unit A/CH A-Cam
2014Es kommt noch besserTV Movie, ZDF [de]Florian FroschmayerNinety-Minute Film GmbH1st assistant camera ALEXA
2014Unverschämtes GlückTV Movie, ARD [de], WDR [de]Hartmut SchoenCinecentrum Berlin Film- und Fernsehproduktion GmbH [de]1st assistant camera Zusatz B Kamera
2013To Life!Feature FilmUwe JansonCCC Filmkunst GmbH1st assistant camera Alexa
2013Zu mir oder zu Dir?TV Movie, ZDF [de]Ingo RasperNinety-Minute Film GmbH1st assistant camera ALEXA
2013Die goldene GansTV-Movie (Series), ZDF [de]Carsten FiebelerMideu Films GmbH (vorm. Kinderfilm / MotionWorks)1st assistant camera ALEXA
2013Der KriminalistTV Series, ZDF [de]MultipleMonaco Film (merged to Odeon Fiction GmbH)1st assistant camera 4DT davon 2 Zusatz und 2 Ersatz
2013Phillip sucht sein oTeaser (Film Concept)Peter NixGollnix Pictures1st assistant camera ALEXA
2012BlutgeldTV Movie, ZDF [de]René HeisigZeitsprung Pictures GmbH (formerly Zeitsprung Entertainment GmbH)1st assistant camera ALEXA
2012WetlandsFeature FilmDavid WnendtRommel Film [de]1st assistant camera 2 DT B-Cam / Red Epic
2012Polizeiruf 110 - Zwischen den WeltenTV-Movie (Series), NDR [de]René HeisigFilmpool Fiction GmbH1st assistant camera ALEXA
2012WoyzeckTV Movie, 3sat, arte, ZDFkultur [de]David Nuran CalisMagic Flight Film GmbH [de]1st assistant camera RedMX
2012Doc meets DorfTV Series, RTL [de]Franziska Meyer PriceTeamWorx Television & Film GmbH [de]1st assistant camera ALEXA
2012Der KriminalistTV Series, ZDF [de]MultipleMonaco Film (merged to Odeon Fiction GmbH)1st assistant camera Zusatz/ALEXA
2012Beutolomäus und der falsche VerdachtTV-Movie (Series), KiKA Kinderkanal [de], SWR [de]Hannes SpringStudio.TV.Film GmbH1st assistant camera ALEXA
2011Unsere Mütter, unsere VäterTV Movie (multi-part), ZDF [de]Philipp KadelbachTeamWorx Television & Film GmbH [de]1st assistant camera ALEXA/Nachdreh 2012
2011Fliegen lernenTV Movie, ARD [de], Degeto [de], WDR [de]Christoph SchreweOdeon Fiction GmbH (formerly H&V Entertainment GmbH)1st assistant camera AlEXA

Advertising/Image/Music videos in other activities

YearTitleGenreDirectorProducerComment
2018Bericht aus Berlin - Oliver KöhrTitle SequenceGabi MadračevićLuxlotusliner GmbH [de]director of photography
2014BMW - The BMWi3 ExperienceCommercialJustin IzumiBears Calling GmbHdirector of photography
2014Scooter (feat. Wiz Khalifa) - Big Room BlitzMusic VideoPaul GerwienBears Calling GmbH1st assistant camera Phantom Miro 320
2014adh Allgemeiner Deutscher Hochschulsportverband - Wir bewegen kluge KöpfeCommercialPaul GerwienBears Calling GmbH1st assistant camera Epic
2014BZgA - MetamorphosenCommercialZoran BihacFilm Deluxe GmbH1st assistant camera Alexa
2013Megaloh - Programier Dich NeuMusic VideoMaximilian WiedenhoferBears Calling GmbHdirector of photography
2013Henkel - Mir. Couleurs Fini le TriCommercialYannick Sailletnew.id filmproduktion gmbh1st assistant camera ALEXA
2013Max Prosa - ZaubererMusic VideoJustin IzumiBears Calling GmbH1st assistant camera RED MX
2013Württembergische Versicherung - Regionalspots (WT)CommercialJan BonnySchokolade Filmproduktion [de]1st assistant camera Red Epic
2013BRAUN Silk Epil - PomeCommercialTolga PetersBears Calling GmbH1st assistant camera ALEXA
2012Leslie Clio - I Couldn't Care LessMusic VideoMultipleBears Calling GmbH1st assistant camera Red MX
2012Max Herre - Fühlt sich wie Fliegen anMusic VideoMultipleBears Calling GmbH1st assistant camera RedMX 3DT
2012Max Herre - Hallo WeltEPK (Electronic Press Kit)MultipleBears Calling GmbH1st assistant camera Red MX
2012Sparkasse - BallwechselCommercialRalph LoopMr. Bob Films GmbH [de]1st assistant camera Phantom Gold
2012Ziegert Bank- und Immobilienconsulting - Teamfilm 2012Corporate FilmEtienne HeinrichBuero Heinrich, Etienne Heinrich [de]1st assistant camera ALEXA
2012Bosch i dos - Home Professional TrainingCorporate FilmFlorian RedererSchokolade Filmproduktion [de]1st assistant camera Red Epic
2011Joy Denalane - Niemand (was wir nicht tun)Music VideoMultipleJohannes Steinert Produktiondirector of photography Berlin
2011McDonalds - Transparancy AppCommercialMarcus OverbeckFilmefahrer Pictures Filmproduktion GmbH [de]1st assistant camera Red MX
2011Unheilig - So wie Du warstMusic VideoMarkus GerwinatQFilmproduktion [de]1st assistant camera Red MX
2011Felix Meyer - Zeiten Großer WorteMusic VideoMultiplePhilip Vogt Produktion [de]1st assistant camera Red MX

Non-fictional projects in other activities

YearTitleGenreDirectorProducerComment
2012Mein Name und IchDocumentaryMultipleStrandfilm Produktions GmbH1st assistant camera 2 DT/ F3

Basic data

NationalityGerman
LanguagesArabic English French
Experience abroadCentral Europe: Austria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Poland, Switzerland
North America: USA
Northern Europe: Norway, Sweden
Eastern Europe: Ukraine
South Asia: Sri Lanka
Southern Europe: Italy, Portugal, Spain
West Africa: Nigeria
West Asia: Iran, Israel
Western Europe: Belgium, England, France, Ireland, Netherlands
Immediate working areaFrankfurt
1st residence (federal state or country)Germany - Hesse
Associations