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...

Known for

  • Oray
    2017-2019
    Director of photography
  • © TNT
    © TNT
    2019-2020
    Additional photography

Projects as director of photography

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YearTitleGenreDirectorProducerComment
2021KBV - Keine besonderen Vorkommnisse
additional photography
TV Series, RTL+ [de], TVNOW [de]Lutz Heineking, jr.Warner Bros. ITVP Deutschland GmbHadditional photography
2021Novoline - Wir gehen online
additional photography
Corporate SeriesLutz Heineking, jr.Eitelsonnenschein GmbHadditional photography
2021Social MixtapeShowLuis EngelsKollektiv Zwo GmbH [de]
2020Love, Deutschmarks and Death
additional photography
Documentary FeatureCem KayaFilmfaust GmbH [de]additional photography
2019Oray
Alexa
Feature FilmMehmet Akif BüyükatalayFilmfaust GmbH [de]Alexa
2019Andere Eltern
additional photography 8 episodes / 36 days
TV Series, TNT Comedy [de]Lutz Heineking, jr.Eitelsonnenschein GmbHadditional photography 8 episodes / 36 days
2019Souvenir
S-16mm
Experimental FilmMultipleElbe Stevens Films [nl]S-16mm
2019Das Schloss
S16mm
Video InstallationFlorian DedekKHM Kunsthochschule für Medien Köln [de]S16mm
2019Freetime Mermaid (WT)
S16mm
Experimental FilmMultipleGossing & Sieckmann GbR [de]S16mm
2018Rendez-Who?Documentary Series, WDR [de]zuständige/r Redakteur/inCocktailfilms
2018China Light - Guan
S16mm
Experimental FilmMultipleGossing & Sieckmann GbR [de]S16mm
2018Panama Open Air - AftermovieEvent DocumentaryCagdas YükselCocktailfilms
2018Edifice - Huyghend
16mm
Music VideoMultipleGossing & Sieckmann GbR [de]16mm
2018The sky is so blue, it's almost white
S16mm
Video InstallationMultipleGossing & Sieckmann GbR [de]S16mm
2017Gute Arbeit Originals (Webserie)Series, Funk [de]Multiplebtf GmbH
2017One Hour Real
S16mm
Experimental FilmMultipleElbe Stevens Films [nl]S16mm
2017Scheppach Group - Who We Are
4K
Corporate FilmBoris MaximovBoris Maximov Produktion [de]4K
2017Manual for no one
S-16mm
Medium Length FilmBastian KlügelPayapix GbR [de]S-16mm
2016Neo Magazin Royale
Einspieler
TV-Show, ZDF [de], ZDFneo [de]Multiplebtf GmbHEinspieler
2016Ocean Hill Drive
S16mm
Short DocumentaryMultipleGossing & Sieckmann GbR [de]S16mm

Film projects in other capacities

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YearTitleGenreDirectorProducerComment
2021KBV - Keine besonderen VorkommnisseTV Series, RTL+ [de], TVNOW [de]Lutz Heineking, jr.Warner Bros. ITVP Deutschland GmbHcamera operator
2020Auf der Suche nach Fritz Kann (WT)DocumentaryMarcel KolvenbachPublicnomad Productions [de]gaffer
2019Ursprung des Feuers (WT)Experimental FilmAndres Rivas PinzonKHM Kunsthochschule für Medien Köln [de]gaffer
2019Decathlon - Same Day Lieferung!CommercialUgur KurkutArtindustries [de]gaffer
2019Fortuna Ehrenfeld - Bad Hair DayMusic VideoLutz Heineking, jr.Eitelsonnenschein GmbHcamera operator Additional camera reshoot
2018Dr. Albrecht Kaiser - Im Zwischen (NOT COMPLETED) (WT)Corporate FilmMaria Jose RomanLeuchtfeuer Filmgaffer
2017KroymannTV Series, ARD [de], RB - Radio Bremen TV [de]Multiplebtf GmbHadditional electrician
2017Gute Arbeit Originals (Webserie)Series, Funk [de]Multiplebtf GmbHgaffer
2016Herzog Bau - Der FilmCorporate FilmRolf Heilercinecore Motion Pictures GmbHgaffer
2016Neo Magazin RoyaleTV-Show, ZDF [de], ZDFneo [de]Multiplebtf GmbHgaffer / Einspieler
2016Allianz - Pflege 2016CommercialIsabel PrahlThe Beauty Aside GmbHadditional electrician
2016Neo Magazin RoyaleTV-Show, ZDF [de], ZDFneo [de]Multiplebtf GmbHlighting technician / electrician
2015Nissan - Vernunft sucht. Juke, Qashqai, X-Trail (Webfilme)CommercialJulian Schleefbtf GmbHlighting technician / electrician
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
2015Pol1z1stensohn aka Jan Böhmermann - Ich hab PolizeiMusic Video, ZDF [de]Nicolas Bersebtf GmbHlighting technician / electrician
2015Die unwahrscheinlichen Ereignisse im Leben von ...TV-Show, WDR [de]Felix Stienzbtf GmbHlighting technician / electrician
2015Closed SetMedium Length FilmMultipleKHM Kunsthochschule für Medien Köln [de]gaffer
2015Neško (WT)Series PilotMilan Ruben KappenKHM Kunsthochschule für Medien Köln [de]additional electrician

Awards

YearAward
2020ORAY wins GRAND JURY PRIZE - First European Feature Film / 32. Festival premiers plans D'Angers
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 German Spanish
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
Series
Documentary
Experimental / Art
Immediate working areaCologne
1st residence (federal state or country)Germany - North Rhine-Westphalia