Matthias Bolliger, director of photography, supporting professor / coach, Hamburg
© Kasper Fuglsang
  • Director of photography
  • supporting professor / coach
Born 1975 in Luzern (46 Years)

Contact

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Mobile+49 177 6369203

    About Matthias Bolliger

    Swiss/German DP Matthias Bolliger studied cinematography in Zurich, Berlin and Hamburg and has since 2004 worked as a freelance cinematographer on feature films, music videos, tv-dramas and documentaries. His first feature was nominated for the German Camera Award in 2008 and Bolliger has since received several awards for his work. Matthias is also a lecturer for Cinematography at the Hamburg Media School (HMS), the International Film School (IFS) Cologne and the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg in Ludwigsburg. He is member of the German Film Academy.

    Fictional projects as director of photography

    YearTitleGenreDirectorProducerComment
    2020Para - Wir sind KingTV Series, TNT Serie [de]Özgür YildirimW&B Television GmbH
    2020Das HausFeature FilmRick OstermannWüste Medien GmbH
    20194 BlocksTV Series, TNT Serie [de]Özgür YildirimW&B Television GmbH
    20184 Blocks
    Episode 04-07
    TV Series, TNT Serie [de]Özgür YildirimW&B Television GmbHEpisode 04-07
    2017Tatort - Alles, was sie sagenTV-Movie (Series), NDR [de]Özgür YildirimWüste Medien GmbH
    2016Only God can Judge MeFeature FilmÖzgür YildirimRat Pack Filmproduktion GmbH [de]
    2015Tatort - Fünf Minuten HimmelTV-Movie (Series), ARD [de], Degeto [de], SWR [de]Katrin GebbeZieglerfilm Baden-Baden
    2015Tatort - Zorn GottesTV-Movie (Series), NDR [de]Özgür YildirimWüste Medien GmbH
    2014Boy 7Feature FilmÖzgür YildirimHamster Film GmbH [de]
    2012Tatort - FeuerteufelTV-Movie (Series), NDR [de]Özgür YildirimWüste Medien GmbH
    2011BlutzbrüdazFeature FilmÖzgür YildirimCorazón International GmbH & Co KG [de]
    2009Kleine Liebe (WT)Short FilmMarco WierschPolyphon Film- und Fernsehgesellschaft mbH
    2007ChikoFeature FilmÖzgür YildirimCorazón International GmbH & Co KG [de]
    2006Das Ende vom Anfang (WT)Short FilmPhilipp TarazMorgana Films KG
    2005Hel - Crossing Paths 2005Short FilmMultipleKölner Filmhaus e.V. [de]
    2005Lou - Crossing Paths 2005Short FilmMultipleKölner Filmhaus e.V. [de]
    2005Bisschen Schwund is' immerShort FilmMultipleHonnom Film GbR
    2004Alim MarketShort FilmÖzgür YildirimHamburg Media School
    2003One Way TicketShort FilmUlrike GroteHamburg Media School
    2002Join the real lifeShort FilmMultipleBeuth Hochschule für Technik Berlin (BHT) (ehem. TFH Technische Fachhochschule)

    Advertising/Image/Music videos as director of photography

    YearTitleGenreDirectorProducerComment
    2019Lumix S1H - AwakeningCorporate FilmMatthias BolligerPanasonic System Communications Company Europe (PSCEU)
    2016Panasonic - VariCam LT. Absolutely cinematicCorporate FilmMatthias BolligerPanasonic System Communications Company Europe (PSCEU)
    2013Panasonic AG-AC90 - Wayfarer (WT)CommercialJan BrockmannSaubere Filme
    2011Panasonic - Fired upCommercialGuido WeihermüllerSaubere Filme
    2011FIFA - Live Your GoalsCommercialGuido WeihermüllerMental Works oHG
    2011Panasonic AG - HPX 250. The ChallengeCommercialJan BrockmannSaubere Filme
    2011Sido - Geboren um frei zu seinMusic VideoÖzgür YildirimMutter & Vater Productions GmbH
    2011Pöppelmann - Im Mittelpunkt steht der MenschCorporate FilmRainer LudwigsRainer Ludwigs Image-Building [de]
    2010Telekom Baskets - Trailer 2010
    Weisscam HS-2
    Corporate FilmGuido WeihermüllerNordisch Filmproduction Anderson+Team GmbH [de]Weisscam HS-2
    2010Panasonic AG AF 101 - 101 ImagesCommercialJan BrockmannSaubere Filme
    2010Panasonic - 3D for everyoneCommercialGuido WeihermüllerSaubere Filme
    2010Philips Medical Systems - MammoDiagnost DR (Application- and Workflow-Film)Industrial VideoGuido WeihermüllerSaubere Filme
    2010Xing AG - JederzeitCommercialAndreas Schäfer [1]Production Friends
    2010Wer-kennt-wen.de - KlassenfinderCommercialAndreas Schäfer [1]Ferry Film GmbH
    2010Panasonic Deutschland - A little Surf Movie in 3D (WT)
    Stereo3D
    Corporate FilmGuido WeihermüllerSaubere FilmeStereo3D
    2010Shatler's Cocktails - Catch me, if you can!CommercialJan BrockmannSaubere Filme
    2010Deutsche Telekom - Die Firma. TelePresenceCorporate FilmGuido WeihermüllerNordisch Filmproduction Anderson+Team GmbH [de]
    2010Deutsche Telekom - Die Firma 3D. Tiefflug
    Stereo3D
    CommercialGuido WeihermüllerNordisch Filmproduction Anderson+Team GmbH [de]Stereo3D
    2010Deutsche Telekom - Die Firma 3D. Jalousie
    Stereo3D
    Corporate FilmGuido WeihermüllerNordisch Filmproduction Anderson+Team GmbH [de]Stereo3D
    2009T-Mobile - Netzqualität (WT)Corporate FilmGuido WeihermüllerNordisch Filmproduction Anderson+Team GmbH [de]

    Non-fictional projects as director of photography

    YearTitleGenreDirectorProducerComment
    2021Fachdirektion 65 / Reeperbahn - Special Police Unit 65 (WT)Documentary Series, ARD [de]Georg Tschurtschenthalergebrueder beetz filmproduktion GmbH & Co. KG [de]
    2020Lebanon - Borders of BloodDocumentaryDuki Drorgebrueder beetz filmproduktion GmbH & Co. KG [de]
    2019Miss Holocaust Survivor (WT)DocumentaryRadek WegrzynMagical Realist Films
    201616 Levers de soleilDocumentary FeaturePierre-Emmanuel Le GoffLa Vingt-Cinquième Heure [fr]
    2015Zero Gravity - Mission in SpaceDocumentary, arte, ZDF [de]Jürgen HansenLa Vingt-Cinquième Heure [fr]
    2015Thomas Pesquet, the Fabric of a HeroDocumentary Feature, Plančte+ [fr]MultipleLa Vingt-Cinquième Heure [fr]
    2014Die Schule auf dem ZauberbergDocumentary FeatureRadek WegrzynDetailfilm GmbH [de]
    201316x Deutschland - HamburgDocumentary (Series), NDR [de]Özgür YildirimCuckoo Clock Entertainment GmbH & Co. KG [de]
    2012Cosmic Encounters 3D
    Stereo3D
    Documentary, ZDF [de]Jürgen HansenProspect TV Production [de/fr]Stereo3D
    2009ViolinissimoDocumentary, NDR [de]MultipleDetailfilm GmbH [de]
    2008Koyamas Menü (WT)Documentary, arte, NDR [de]Fabian FeinerPolyphon Film- und Fernsehgesellschaft mbH
    2005Making of - Das doppelte LottchenMaking OfJan Brandt [1]Trickompany Filmproduktion [de]
    2003Zwischen zwei WeltenDocumentaryÖzgür YildirimHamburg Media School
    2000Der Postschipper von LangeneßDocumentaryMatthias BolligerSFOF Staatliche Fachschule für Optik und Fototechnik Berlin [de]

    Further projects as director of photography

    YearTitleGenreDirectorProducerComment
    2018Dans la peau de Thomas Pesquet
    VR360
    VR ExperiencePierre-Emmanuel Le GoffLa Vingt-Cinquième Heure [fr]VR360

    Fictional projects in other activities

    YearTitleGenreDirectorProducerComment
    2010Die Kinder von BlankeneseTV Movie, NDR [de]Raymond LeyCinecentrum Hamburg Deutsche Gesellschaft für Film- und Fernsehprod. mbH [de]2nd unit dop
    2008Notruf HafenkanteTV Series, ZDF [de]MultipleStudio Hamburg FilmProduktion GmbH [de]2nd unit dop
    2008Woran Dein Herz hängtTV Movie, ARD [de], Degeto [de]Donald KraemerKrebs & Krappen Film GmbH [de]2nd unit dop
    2007Notruf HafenkanteTV Series, ZDF [de]MultipleStudio Hamburg FilmProduktion GmbH [de]2nd unit dop
    2007Die PfefferkörnerTV Series, ARD [de], NDR [de]MultipleLetterbox Filmproduktion GmbH2nd unit dop & Dreh Vorspann 2007
    2007Da kommt Kalle!TV Series, ZDF [de]MultipleNetwork Movie Film- und Fernsehproduktion GmbH2nd unit dop & Zusatzdreh Flg. 2,3,4,5
    2007KI.KA-Krimi.de - Die GangTV-Movie (Series), KiKA Kinderkanal [de]Ulrike GroteStudio Hamburg FilmProduktion GmbH [de]2nd unit dop
    2007KI.KA-Krimi.de - Das KlaukindTV-Movie (Series), KiKA Kinderkanal [de]Ulrike GroteStudio Hamburg FilmProduktion GmbH [de]2nd unit dop
    2006Doppelter Einsatz - Rumpelstilzchen (WT)TV-Movie (Series), RTL [de]Christine HartmannStudio Hamburg FilmProduktion GmbH [de]2nd unit dop
    2006Die GerichtsmedizinerinTV Series, RTL [de]MultipleStudio Hamburg FilmProduktion GmbH [de]2nd unit dop
    2006The Air Rescue TeamTV Series, ZDF [de]MultipleStudio Hamburg FilmProduktion GmbH [de]2nd unit dop
    2006Da kommt Kalle!TV Series, ZDF [de]MultipleNetwork Movie Film- und Fernsehproduktion GmbH2nd unit dop
    2006Schuld und UnschuldTV Movie (multi-part), ZDF [de]Marcus O. RosenmüllerCinecentrum Hamburg Deutsche Gesellschaft für Film- und Fernsehprod. mbH [de]2nd unit dop
    2006Doppelter Einsatz - Überdosis Warten (WT)TV-Movie (Series)Lars JessenStudio Hamburg FilmProduktion GmbH [de]2nd unit dop
    2006Leo - Ein fast perfekter TypTV Series, MDR [de]Thomas PiepenbringPolyphon Film- und Fernsehgesellschaft mbH2nd unit dop
    2005Da kommt Kalle!TV Series, ZDF [de]MultipleNetwork Movie Film- und Fernsehproduktion GmbH2nd unit dop
    2005Tatort - AtemnotTV-Movie (Series), NDR [de]Thomas JauchStudio Hamburg FilmProduktion GmbH [de]2nd unit dop
    2005Tatort - PaulineTV-Movie (Series), NDR [de]Niki SteinStudio Hamburg Produktion Hannover GmbH [de]2nd unit dop
    2005Die GerichtsmedizinerinTV Series, RTL [de]Ulli BaumannStudio Hamburg FilmProduktion GmbH [de]2nd unit dop
    2005Die Bullenbraut 2 - Der Tod hat 17 KaratTV-Movie (Series), RTL [de]Ulli BaumannStudio Hamburg FilmProduktion GmbH [de]2nd unit dop

    Non-fictional projects in other activities

    YearTitleGenreDirectorProducerComment
    2013Wacken 3D - Louder Than HellDocumentaryNorbert HeitkerJumpseat 3D plus Germany GmbH3D stereo camera operator B-Unit
    2004Tag X - Terror gegen DeutschlandDocumentary, ZDF [de]Nils WillbrandtGlücksfilm Stoffentwicklung- und Produktions GmbH [de]2nd unit dop
    2002ZauberfelsenDocumentaryPeter AmannTriluna Film AG [ch]2nd unit dop
    2000Der Postschipper von LangeneßDocumentaryMatthias BolligerSFOF Staatliche Fachschule für Optik und Fototechnik Berlin [de]director

    Further projects in other activities

    YearTitleGenreDirectorProducerComment
    2018Unfolding (WT)VR ExperienceSimon SpielmannFilmakademie Baden-Württemberg (Ludwigsburg) [de]director of imagery Lichtfeld Testprojekt

    Film awards

    YearFilmAwardCategory 
    2021Para - Wir sind KingDeutsche Akademie für Fernsehen [de]BildgestaltungNominated
    2021Para - Wir sind KingGerman Television Award [de]Best Camera FictionNominated
    2008ChikoDeutscher KamerapreisKinospielfilmNominated

    Basic data

    NationalityGerman, Swiss
    LanguagesEnglish French German
    LicencesA1 (motorcycle) [eu], B (car) [eu], BE (car with trailer) [eu], Motorboat Certificate Inland Water [de], Yachtmaster Inland Water Certificate [de]
    Immediate working areaHamburg
    1st residence (federal state or country)Germany - Hamburg
    2nd residence (if applicable)Luzern
    Associations