Michael Rathgeber, steadicam operator, gimbal system operator, camera operator, Munich
  • steadicam operator (14)
  • gimbal system operator (6)
  • camera operator (28)
Born on 10.02.1979 (40 Years)

Projects as steadicam operator

YearTitleGenredirector of photographyProducerComment
2019Gott, du kannst ein Arsch sein! (WT)Feature FilmTorsten BreuerUFA FictionB-Cam/Steadi/Ronin2
2019Tatort - Die Nacht gehört dir (WT)TV-Movie (Series), BR [de]Willy DettmeyerHager Moss Film GmbHB-Cam/Steadi/Ronin2
2019The Wave (WT)TV Series, NetflixJan-Marcello KahlRat Pack Filmproduktion GmbHA-Cam/Steadi/Ronin2
2018Hannes (WT)Feature FilmChristian MarohlLailaps Pictures GmbH [de]B-Cam/Steadi/Ronin2
2018Der letzte Bulle (WT)Feature FilmChristian StangassingerWestside Filmproduktion GmbH [de]4DT A/B-Cam/Steadi/Ronin2
2018Rocca verändert die WeltFeature FilmTorsten BreuerRocca UG [de]Steadicam/Ronin 2/Cameraoperator
2018Sie sucht Ihn (WT)TV Movie, ARD [de], Degeto [de]Sönke HansenW&B Television GmbH & Co. KG1 DT
2018Lene Lorenz XV - Ein neuer Anfang (aka Lena Lorenz - Das Fremde in mir) (WT)TV-Movie (Series), ZDF [de]Johannes KirchlechnerZiegler Film GmbH & Co. KG
2018Tatort - Ein Tag wie jeder andereTV-Movie (Series), BR [de]Willy DettmeyerClaussen+Putz Filmproduktion GmbH (formerly Claussen+Wöbke+Putz)14 DT B-Kamera Operator
2018HSE24 - Judith Williams. Kampagne 2018CommercialHSE Home Shopping Europe GmbH3 DT
2018Kalte FüßeFeature FilmAndreas BergerClaussen+Putz Filmproduktion GmbH (formerly Claussen+Wöbke+Putz)1 DT Alexa 65
2017BallonFeature FilmTorsten BreuerHerbx Film- und Fernsehproduktion GmbH [de]50 DT & A/B-Kamera Operator
2017Zimmer mit Stall - Ab in die BergeTV-Movie (Series), ARD [de]Sönke HansenRoxy Film GmbH [de]10 DT B-Kamera Operator
2016Jim Button and Luke the Engine DriverFeature FilmTorsten BreuerRat Pack Filmproduktion GmbH65 DT B-Kamera Operator

Projects as gimbal system operator

YearTitleGenredirectorProducerComment
2019Gott, du kannst ein Arsch sein! (WT)Feature FilmAndré ErkauUFA FictionB-Cam/Steadi/Ronin2
2019Tatort - Die Nacht gehört dir (WT)TV-Movie (Series), BR [de]Max FärberböckHager Moss Film GmbHB-Cam/Steadi/Ronin2
2019The Wave (WT)TV Series, NetflixMultipleRat Pack Filmproduktion GmbHA-Cam/Steadi/Ronin2
2018Rocca verändert die WeltFeature FilmKatja BenrathRocca UG [de]Steadicam/Ronin 2/Cameraoperator
2018Hannes (WT)Feature FilmHans SteinbichlerLailaps Pictures GmbH [de]Steadicam/Ronin 2/B-Cam Operator
2018Der letzte Bulle (WT)Feature FilmPeter ThorwarthWestside Filmproduktion GmbH [de]4DT A/B-Cam Operator + Ronin2

Projects as camera operator

YearTitleGenredirector of photographyProducerComment
2016Lufthansa - FC Bayern. FlyrobicCommercialFlorian LangankeAdd Pictures Produktionsservice GmbH
2016Bullyparade - Der FilmFeature FilmTorsten BreuerHerbx Film- und Fernsehproduktion GmbH [de]div. Drehtage
2016Vier gegen die BankFeature FilmDaniel GottschalkHellinger / Doll Filmproduktion GmbHC-Cam/Splinter Unit DP
2015SMS für DichFeature FilmAndreas BergerHellinger / Doll Filmproduktion GmbHB-Cam/Splinter Unit DP
2015BT British Telecom Sport - Champions League House PartyCommercialOle Bratt BirkenlandSmugglerB-Cam Munich
2015JonathanFeature FilmJeremy RouseKordes & Kordes Film GmbH [de]B-Cam/Splinter Unit DP
2015Fack ju Göhte 2Feature FilmAndreas BergerConstantin Film [de]div. DT B-Cam/Virals/Aufsager
2014HeidiFeature FilmMatthias FleischerClaussen+Putz Filmproduktion GmbH (formerly Claussen+Wöbke+Putz)8 DT A-Cam, 4 DT B-Cam
2014Ostwind 2Feature FilmTorsten BreuerSamFilm GmbHAction-Cam div. DT
2014CSU - Europawahl 2014. Horst SeehoferCommercialDieter DeventerBayerl & Partner Film GmbH [de]
2014Beats by Dr. Dre - Game Before The GameCommercialMultipleCzar [de]B-Cam Munich
2014Das ZeugenhausTV Movie, ZDF [de]Judith KaufmannMOOVIE GmbHB-Cam/div. DT
2013GeholtShort FilmMichael BallhausRovolution Film | Rohm & Vogt GbR
2013Rico, Oskar und die TieferschattenFeature FilmTorsten BreuerLieblingsfilm GmbH [de]div. DT
2013BuddyFeature FilmTorsten BreuerHerbx Film- und Fernsehproduktion GmbH [de]C-Cam/div. DT
2012Die Kaufmännische VerdichtungShort DocumentaryAndy WolffHFF Hochschule für Fernsehen und Film München [de]Interview
2012Sein letztes RennenFeature FilmJudith KaufmannNeue Schönhauser Filmproduktion GmbHB-Cam/div. DT
2012V8 - Du willst der Beste seinFeature FilmBenjamin DernbecherRat Pack Filmproduktion GmbHB-Cam/27 DT
2012Mnozil Brass - BlofeldMusic VideoSascha El GendiLarpurnu Produktion [at]
2011Two LivesFeature FilmJudith KaufmannZinnober Film GmbH [de]B-Cam/div. DT Norway

Film projects in other capacities

YearTitleGenreDirectorProducerComment
2017Fack ju Göhte 3Feature FilmBora DagtekinConstantin Film [de]1st assistant camera A-Cam
2016VW - Amarok StuntCommercialAnson FogelHelliVentures Filmproduktion1st assistant camera B-Cam
2016Bullyparade - Der FilmFeature FilmMichael Bully HerbigHerbx Film- und Fernsehproduktion GmbH [de]director of photography Splinter Unit
2016Mercedes-Benz - Vision VanCommercialMultipleMr. Bob Films GmbH1st assistant camera A-Cam
2016Blade Runner 2049Feature FilmDenis VilleneuveOuterbridge Productions Ltd.1st assistant camera VFX Unit Dailies
2016Vier gegen die BankFeature FilmWolfgang PetersenHellinger / Doll Filmproduktion GmbHdirector of photography Splinter Unit
2016The Little Witch / Di chli HäxFeature FilmMichael 'Mike' SchaererClaussen+Putz Filmproduktion GmbH (formerly Claussen+Wöbke+Putz)1st assistant camera B-Cam 2 Wochen
2016Coke Zero - Battle the DoubleCommercialMarkus WalterIconoclast Germany GmbH1st assistant camera A-Cam
2016Bullyparade - Der FilmFeature FilmMichael Bully HerbigHerbx Film- und Fernsehproduktion GmbH [de]1st assistant camera A-Cam
2015Allianz - Arjen Robben. FastCommercialAgusto de FragaOki Films GmbH & CO. KG [de]1st assistant camera B-CAM
2015The Art of Fight (Internetfilm)Short FilmMichael RathgeberDistillery Productions, Michael Rathgeberdirector of photography
2015The Art of Fight (Internetfilm)Short FilmMichael RathgeberDistillery Productions, Michael Rathgeberdirector
2015Beats by Dr. Dre Presents - Bastian Schweinsteiger. On your SideCommercialSimon VerhoevenCzar [de]director of photography Splinter Unit Munich
2015SMS für DichFeature FilmKaroline HerfurthHellinger / Doll Filmproduktion GmbHdirector of photography Splinter Unit
2015The Art of Fight (Internetfilm)Short FilmMichael RathgeberDistillery Productions, Michael Rathgebereditor
2015JonathanFeature FilmPiotr J. LewandowskiKordes & Kordes Film GmbH [de]director of photography Splinter Unit
2015Adidas - Create Your Own GameCommercialHenry Alex RubinSmuggler1st assistant camera A-Cam Munich
2015Mission: Impossible - Rogue NationFeature FilmChristopher McQuarrieBad Robot [us]2nd assistant camera Filmstock Specialist;-) Munich
2015Paulaner - GeschmacksfrageCommercialOtto Alexander JahrreissMarkenfilm GmbH & Co. KG1st assistant camera B-Cam
2015Fack ju Göhte 2Feature FilmBora DagtekinConstantin Film [de]2nd unit dop 1 DT Thailand

Basic data

NationalityGerman
LanguagesEnglish (Fluent)
Experience abroadMiddle East: United Arab Emirates
North America: USA
Northern Europe: Norway
Eastern Europe: Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary
South Africa: South Africa
Southern Europe: Balearic Islands, Greece, Italy, Spain
Southeast Asia: Thailand
Western Europe: Austria, England, France, Netherlands, Switzerland
Special skillsCamera Operating with Steadicam, Ronin2, Gearhead, Joystick
3D
Helicopter, Russian Arm, Motion Control, Towercam
35mm, 16mm
Mountainexperienced
Own equipmentSteadicam System
Ronin2 System incl. Ready Rig, Force Pro
Segway Ninebot Mini Pro
Black Magic Pocket PL Mount
Full Climbing-Gear, Skitouring-Snowboard-Gear, Surfing-Gear
LicencesA (motorcycle) [eu], BE (car with trailer) [eu], C1E (truck (C1) + trailer <= 12t) [eu], L (tractor) [eu], M (autocycle) [eu], Press Card [de]
EducationArri Camerarental, Lab, Sound, Light, Grading, VFX
Videooperator, 2nd AC, 1st AC
Cameraworkshop HFF München 2013 Michael Ballhaus/Hans-Christian Schmid
Immediate working areaMunich
1st residence (federal state or country)Germany - Bavaria
Accommodation possibilitiesBerlin, Chicago (Illinois), Hamburg, Lindau (Bodensee)
Associations