Michael Praun, director of photography, steadicam operator, camera operator, Munich
©AchimSchäfer
  • Director of photography
  • steadicam operator
  • camera operator
Born on 28.07.1964 in München (57 Years)

Contact

Clemensstr. 7080796  MünchenGermany
Mobile+49 172 9715542
Phone+49 89 3003763
Fax+49 89 30600087

Fictional projects as director of photography

YearTitleGenreDirectorProducerComment
2021Lauterbronn (WT)TV Movie, ARD [de]Daniel HarrichDiwa-Film GmbH
2020SOKO Stuttgart
Block 70, 4 episodes
TV Series, ZDF [de]Steffi DoehlemannBavaria Fiction GmbHBlock 70, 4 episodes
2019Meister des Todes 2TV Movie, ARD [de], Degeto [de], RBB [de], SR [de], SWR [de]Daniel HarrichDiwa-Film GmbH
2017Verpiss Dich, Schneewittchen!
4 days of shooting - additional scenes
Feature FilmCüneyt KayaConstantin Film [de]4 days of shooting - additional scenes
2013A Wishing Tree
also Steadicam
Feature FilmAnkie LauLau Film International GmbH [de]also Steadicam
2011Hubert und Staller
also Steadicam
TV Series, ARD [de], BR [de], Degeto [de], MDR [de]Oliver MielkeEntertainment Factory GmbH [de]also Steadicam
2011Toni Costa - Kommissar auf Ibiza: Küchenkunst
also Steadicam
TV-Movie (Series), ARD [de]Peter SämannZiegler Film GmbH & Co. KGalso Steadicam
2011Lebe dein Leben
also Steadicam
TV Movie, ARD [de]Peter SämannTivoli Film Produktion GmbHalso Steadicam
2010Der Winzerkrieg
also Steadicam
TV Movie, ARD [de], Degeto [de]Peter SämannZiegler Film GmbH & Co. KGalso Steadicam
20062030 - Aufstand der Alten
6 days of shooting/ Spanien
TV Movie (multi-part), ZDF [de]Jörg LühdorffZiegler Film GmbH & Co. KG6 days of shooting/ Spanien
2006Trick or TreatShort FilmMax NüchternBerg und Tal Film
2005Moonman
also Steadicam
Short Film, BR [de], KiKA Kinderkanal [de]Fritz BöhmToccata Film [de]also Steadicam

Advertising/Image/Music videos as director of photography

YearTitleGenreDirectorProducerComment
2017Golden Race - Gmunden Basketball (NOT RELEASED) (WT)CommercialFederico DrevesWerbefilm Schweiz AG [ch]
2008Fannie - How To Loose You
also Steadicam
Music VideoFritz BöhmToccata Film [de]also Steadicam
2007Gismo - Dani Albright
also Steadicam
Music VideoMax NüchternMaxScene Entertainment GmbHalso Steadicam
2007Deutsche Bahn - DB-Netz
auch Steadicam
Industrial VideoStephan Boehme de MarcoBewegte Bilder Medien GmbH [de]auch Steadicam

Fictional projects as steadicam operator

YearTitleGenreDirectorProducerComment
2020Wolke unterm Dach (WT)
ARRI Trinity
Feature FilmAlain GsponerPantaleon Films GmbHARRI Trinity
2018Sweethearts
B-Cam/ 41 shooting days/ ARRI TRINITY
Feature FilmKaroline HerfurthHellinger / Doll FilmproduktionB-Cam/ 41 shooting days/ ARRI TRINITY
2018Saat des Terrors
A-Cam/ 20 shooting days/ ARRI TRINITY
TV Movie, ARD [de], BR [de], Degeto [de], RBB [de], SR [de], SWR [de]Daniel HarrichDiwa-Film GmbHA-Cam/ 20 shooting days/ ARRI TRINITY
2018Charlie's Angels
Trinity Operator for 5 shooting days
Feature FilmElizabeth BanksBrownstone Productions [us]Trinity Operator for 5 shooting days
2017Kommissarin Lucas - Das Urteil
1 shooting day
TV-Movie (Series), ZDF [de]Nils WillbrandtOlga Film GmbH1 shooting day
2017Brecht
A-Cam/ 43 shooting days
TV Movie (multi-part), arte, BR [de], SWR [de], WDR [de]Dr. Heinrich BreloerBavaria Filmproduktion GmbH Köln [de]A-Cam/ 43 shooting days
2016Gift
24 shooting days
TV Movie, BR [de], Degeto [de], SWR [de]Daniel HarrichDiwa-Film GmbH24 shooting days
2016Euphoria
1 shooting day
Feature FilmLisa LangsethB-Reel Films (BRF) [se/us/uk]1 shooting day
2016Marie fängt Feuer - Vater sein dagegen sehr
2 shooting days
TV-Movie (Series), ZDF [de]Edzard OnnekenW&B Television GmbH2 shooting days
2015Kommissar Pascha
3 shooting days
TV-Movie (Series), ARD [de], Degeto [de]Sascha BiglerTV60Filmproduktion GmbH3 shooting days
2015Homeland
2 shooting days
TV Series, Showtime [us]MultipleFox 21 [us]2 shooting days
2015Renegades
2. Unit/ A-Cam/ 26 shooting days
Feature FilmSteven QualeEuropaCorp [fr]2. Unit/ A-Cam/ 26 shooting days
2014Ellas Entscheidung
1 shooting day
TV Movie, ZDF [de]Brigitte Maria BerteleReal Film Berlin GmbH1 shooting day
2014Lena Lorenz - Willkommen im Leben
1 shooting day
TV-Movie (Series), ORF [at], ZDF [de]Michael KreindlZieglerfilm München GmbH1 shooting day
2014Merchants Of Death
A-Cam/ 25 shooting days
TV Movie, ARD [de], BR [de], Degeto [de], SWR [de]Daniel HarrichDiwa-Film GmbHA-Cam/ 25 shooting days
2012Grenzgang
2 shooting days
TV Movie, WDR [de]Brigitte Maria BerteleteamWorx Television & Film GmbH [de]2 shooting days
2012Home from Home - Chronicle of a Vision
A-Cam/ 69 shooting days/ CinemaScope
Feature FilmEdgar ReitzEdgar Reitz Filmproduktion GmbH [de]A-Cam/ 69 shooting days/ CinemaScope
2011SOKO Kitzbühel
2 Drehtage
TV Series, ORF [at], ZDF [de]MultipleBeo Film- und Fernsehproduktion GmbH [at]2 Drehtage
2011Die kleine Lady
A-Cam/ 24 shooting days
TV Movie, ORF [at], ZDF [de]Gernot RollLotus-Film GmbH [at]A-Cam/ 24 shooting days
2011Hubert und Staller
7 shooting days
TV Series, ARD [de], BR [de], Degeto [de], MDR [de]Oliver MielkeEntertainment Factory GmbH [de]7 shooting days

Fictional projects as camera operator

YearTitleGenreDirectorProducerComment
2019Homeland
additional operator
TV Series, Showtime [us]MultipleFox 21 [us]additional operator
2018Sweethearts
B-Cam Operator/ 41 days
Feature FilmKaroline HerfurthHellinger / Doll FilmproduktionB-Cam Operator/ 41 days
2018Saat des Terrors
A-Cam Operator/ 20 days
TV Movie, ARD [de], BR [de], Degeto [de], RBB [de], SR [de], SWR [de]Daniel HarrichDiwa-Film GmbHA-Cam Operator/ 20 days
2018The Girl in the Spider's Web
2. Unit/ B-Cam/ 1 day
Feature FilmFede AlvarezThe Cantillon Company [us]2. Unit/ B-Cam/ 1 day
2017Brecht
A-Camera Operator/ 43 days
TV Movie (multi-part), arte, BR [de], SWR [de], WDR [de]Dr. Heinrich BreloerBavaria Filmproduktion GmbH Köln [de]A-Camera Operator/ 43 days
2015A Cure For Wellness
additional Operator/ 2 days
Feature FilmGore VerbinskiBlind Wink Productions [us]additional Operator/ 2 days
2015Homeland
C-Cam Operator/ 24 days
TV Series, Showtime [us]MultipleFox 21 [us]C-Cam Operator/ 24 days
2015Renegades
2. Unit A-Camera Operator/ 25 days
Feature FilmSteven QualeEuropaCorp [fr]2. Unit A-Camera Operator/ 25 days
2014Point Break
B-Camera Operator - Specialty Unit
Feature FilmEricson CoreAlcon Entertainment [us]B-Camera Operator - Specialty Unit
2013Filmfestspiele Venedig - Kafka geht ins Kino (Jubiläumsbeitrag)Short FilmEdgar ReitzEdgar Reitz Filmproduktion GmbH [de]
2013The Book Thief
VFX 2 days
Feature FilmBrian PercivalZwanzigste Babelsberg Film GmbHVFX 2 days
2012George
2 days
TV Movie, SWR [de]Joachim A. LangteamWorx Television & Film GmbH [de]2 days
2012Home from Home - Chronicle of a Vision
A-Cam Operator/ 69 days
Feature FilmEdgar ReitzEdgar Reitz Filmproduktion GmbH [de]A-Cam Operator/ 69 days
2010The Three Musketeers (3D)
B-Camera Operator/ 69 days/ 3D
Feature FilmPaul W.S. AndersonConstantin Film [de]B-Camera Operator/ 69 days/ 3D
2009Freche Mädchen 2
2. Unit DP/ B-Cam Operator 1. Unit
Feature FilmUte WielandCollina Filmproduktion GmbH [de]2. Unit DP/ B-Cam Operator 1. Unit
2008Die Jahrhundertlawine
B-Cam Operator/ Steadicam 30 days
TV Movie, RTL [de]Jörg LühdorffBavaria Pictures GmbH [de]B-Cam Operator/ Steadicam 30 days
2008Ein Dorf schweigt
B-Cam Operator/ 3 days
TV Movie, ZDF [de]Martin EnlenMedienkontor Movie GmbH (formerly MedienKontor) [de]B-Cam Operator/ 3 days
2007Kommissar Süden - Das Geheimnis der Königin
B-Cam Operator/ Steadicam 10 days
TV-Movie (Series), ZDF [de]Martin EnlenMOOVIE GmbHB-Cam Operator/ Steadicam 10 days
2007Die Buddenbrooks - Ein Geschäft von einiger Größe
A-Cam Operator 70 days
Feature Film, ARD [de], WDR [de]Dr. Heinrich BreloerBavaria Film GmbH [de]A-Cam Operator 70 days
2006Kein Bund fürs Leben
A-Cam Operator
Feature FilmGranz HenmanWiedemann & Berg Film GmbHA-Cam Operator

Advertising/Image/Music videos as camera operator

YearTitleGenreDirectorProducerComment
2012Right Guard Deo - KickerCommercialBarton LandsmanRadicalMedia [de]
2012Mercedes-Benz A-Klasse - Hunger (EM-Kampagne)CommercialAlex & LianeTempomedia Filmproduktion GmbH
2007T-Com - Limitless
Camera Operator Munich
CommercialTarsem SinghRadicalMedia [de]Camera Operator Munich
2005T-Com - Stadion (FC Bayern)
Steadicam Operator/ Helicopter/Super 35
CommercialMarkus BlunderBakery Films Filmproduktion GmbH [de]Steadicam Operator/ Helicopter/Super 35
2005T-Com - Start
Helikopter Operator
CommercialJohn BucheErste Liebe Filmproduktion GmbH [de]Helikopter Operator

Fictional projects in other activities

YearTitleGenreDirectorProducerComment
2008Die JahrhundertlawineTV Movie, RTL [de]Jörg LühdorffBavaria Pictures GmbH [de]2nd unit dop
2005Tatort - Außer GefechtTV-Movie (Series), BR [de]Friedemann FrommTV60Filmproduktion GmbH2nd unit dop 3 days
2004Arme MillionäreTV Series, RTL [de]MultipleSanset Film & Fernsehproduktionen GmbH [de]2nd unit dop
2003Kleine SchwesterTV Movie, ZDF [de]Sabine DerflingerColonia Media Filmproduktion GmbH [de]2nd unit dop
2001Lettre d'une inconnueTV MovieJacques DeraySK-Film- und Fernsehproduktionsges.m.b.H [at]1st assistant camera
2001More Ants in the PantsFeature FilmGranz HenmanConstantin Film [de]2nd unit dop
2001Nowhere In AfricaFeature FilmCaroline LinkMTM Medien & Television München GmbH (formerly MTM Cineteve) [de]2nd unit dop
1999Das sündige MädchenTV Movie (multi-part)Christoph StarkOdeon Fiction GmbH (formerly H&V Entertainment GmbH)1st assistant camera
1999Ne günstige GelegenheitFeature FilmGernot RollLetterbox Filmproduktion GmbH1st assistant camera
1999Tach, Herr Dokter!Feature FilmGernot RollOdeon TV (merged into Odeon Fiction GmbH)1st assistant camera
1998Late ShowFeature FilmHelmut DietlDiana Film GmbH [de]1st assistant camera
1998Der LadenTV Movie (multi-part), ARD [de]Jo BaierManufactum Film- und Fernsehproduktion1st assistant camera
1997Ballermann 6Feature FilmMultipleConstantin Film [de]1st assistant camera
1997Christmas FeverFeature FilmPaul HaratherOdeon Fiction GmbH (formerly H&V Entertainment GmbH)1st assistant camera
1996Seven years in TibetFeature FilmJean-Jacques AnnaudMandalay Pictures [us]clapper/loader B-Cam Clapper-Loader
1994Maybe… Maybe NotFeature FilmSönke WortmannConstantin Film [de]clapper/loader
1994RadetzkymarschTV Movie (multi-part)Axel CortiSatel Film GmbH [at]clapper/loader
1993Hörigkeit des HerzensTV Movie, SAT.1Carlo RolaPhoenix Film Karlheinz Brunnemann GmbH & Co. Produktions KG [de]clapper/loader
1992Der SandmannFeature FilmEckhart SchmidtRaphaela Film GmbH [de]clapper/loader
1992Night Train to VeniceFeature FilmCarlo QuinterioTake Munich Filmproduktion GmbHclapper/loader

Advertising/Image/Music videos in other activities

YearTitleGenreDirectorProducerComment
2020Sky - Testimonial Campaign 2020 (WT)CommercialCharley StadlerOki Films GmbH & Co. KGARRI trinity operator
2019Coca Cola - WintergaudiCommercialChristian GstöttnerObscura GmbH [at]ARRI trinity operator

Film awards

YearFilmAwardCategory 
2009MoonmanInt. Festival of Cinema & Technology [us]Beste KameraWinner

Basic data

NationalityGerman
LanguagesEnglish Italian Spanish
Education- Photographer
- Clapper Loader
- Focuspuller
- Camera Operator
- Steadicam Operator
- ARRI TRINITY Operator
Immediate working areaMunich
1st residence (federal state or country)Germany - Bavaria
Associations