Jan Prahl, director of photography, Berlin
  • Director of photography
Busy until: 23rd December 2022

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BITE (EU, Asia) / MSA (US) / Operandi (Fr)

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    Fictional projects as director of photography

    YearTitleGenreDirectorProducerComment
    2021Martha LiebermannTV Movie, ARD [de], Degeto [de]Stefan BühlingZiegler Film GmbH & Co. KG
    2020Legal AffairsTV Series, Degeto [de], rbb [de]MultipleUFA Fiction
    2019King of RavensFeature FilmPiotr J. LewandowskiRiva Filmproduktion [de]
    2019Tage des letzten SchneesTV Movie, ZDF [de]Lars-Gunnar LotzNetwork Movie Film- und Fernsehproduktion GmbH
    2017Polizeiruf 110 - In FlammenTV-Movie (Series), ARD [de]Lars-Gunnar LotzFilmpool Fiction GmbH
    2015Stralsund - SchutzlosTV-Movie (Series), ZDF [de]Lars-Gunnar LotzNetwork Movie Film- und Fernsehproduktion GmbH
    2014Maman aussi !Feature FilmJulia ZiescheU5 Filmproduktion GmbH & Co.KG
    2014Stralsund - KreuzfeuerTV-Movie (Series), ZDF [de]Lars-Gunnar LotzNetwork Movie Film- und Fernsehproduktion GmbH
    2013Free RangeShort FilmBassem BreishBatoota Films
    2013SOKO Köln
    204-206
    TV Series, ZDF [de]MultipleNetwork Movie Film- und Fernsehproduktion GmbH204-206
    2013The Art of LosingShort FilmDavid VossFilmakademie Baden-Württemberg (Ludwigsburg) [de]
    2011Shifting The BlameFeature FilmLars-Gunnar LotzFFL Film- und Fernseh-Labor Ludwigsburg GmbH & Co. KG
    2010Augen zuMedium Length FilmJulia ZiescheFilmakademie Baden-Württemberg (Ludwigsburg) [de]
    2009Personenschaden (WT)Short FilmDustin LooseFilmakademie Baden-Württemberg (Ludwigsburg) [de]
    2009PasticcioShort FilmKay KienzlerFilmakademie Baden-Württemberg (Ludwigsburg) [de]
    2008Der Schlafsack (WT)Short FilmBritta ZupancicBritta Zupancic Produktion
    2008Kirschblüte (WT)Short FilmChristian WernerFilmakademie Baden-Württemberg (Ludwigsburg) [de]
    2008Für MiriamMedium Length FilmLars-Gunnar LotzFilmakademie Baden-Württemberg (Ludwigsburg) [de]
    2008Der KellerShort FilmMultipleFilmakademie Baden-Württemberg (Ludwigsburg) [de]
    2007Operation Terror TapeShort FilmMatthias BittnerFilmakademie Baden-Württemberg (Ludwigsburg) [de]

    Advertising/Image/Music videos as director of photography

    YearTitleGenreDirectorProducerComment
    2022Mobil Krankenkasse - Leben. Nachhaltig gesund.CommercialJulia MückeMarkenfilm GmbH & Co. KG
    2021Porsche - The new Porsche Macan. Dare forward.CommercialFelix BradyStink GmbH [de]
    2021Audi - E-tron RSCommercialMarc BethkeParasol Island GmbH [de]
    2020Audi - Q4 e-Tron & Sportsback (2 Spots)CommercialPhilipp Groth27 Kilometer Entertainment GmbH
    2020Porsche - The new 911 GT3. Time is PreciousCommercialAndreas Justus BurzRecom Film GmbH & Co. KG
    2020Nutella - Weihnachten mit NutellaCommercialFelipe AscacibarStink GmbH [de]
    2020Volkswagen - Der neue ID.4CommercialPete SchillingFilm Deluxe GmbH
    2020Haftbefehl - RadwMusic VideoChehad AbdallahEASYdoesit GmbH
    2020Porsche - The New Porsche 911 TargaCommercialStéphane LeloutreSterntag Film [de]
    2018Mazda - New York
    US
    CommercialMarkus RocheAOI Pro. Inc [jp] [cn]US
    2018Citroen C4 - Hello Future
    China
    CommercialMatthäus BussmannKey Point Production [cn]China
    2018BMW - X7
    US
    CommercialMarc BethkeSterntag Film [de]US
    2018Opel - #StandardEvolved (2 Spots)CommercialPia HellenthalVice Media GmbH [de]
    2018Jaguar - E-Pace
    China
    CommercialKung Wen YenPossible Film [cn]China
    2018BMW X5 - Launch (für USA)
    US
    CommercialPascal HeidukParasol Island GmbH [de]US
    2018Geely - 灵感CommercialAndrew S. GreggBlack+Cameron [cn]
    2018Toyota - RaceCommercialDicky ChalmersAOI Pro. Inc [jp] [cn]
    2018Lexus - SpeedwayCommercialPascal HeidukContrast Eye [us]
    2018Marlboro - ClubCommercialMatthias BerndtZoom films [cz]
    2018Radegast - Under IceCommercialAlexei TylevichArmada Films [cz]

    Fictional projects in other activities

    YearTitleGenreDirectorProducerComment
    2012Akte Grüninger - Die Geschichte eines GrenzgängersFeature Film, SRF [ch]Alain GsponerC-Films AG [ch]camera operator B-Cam 2 DT
    2012Das kleine GespenstFeature FilmAlain GsponerClaussen+Putz Filmproduktion GmbH (formerly Claussen+Wöbke+Putz)camera operator B Cam + 2nd Unit 7 DT
    2010Lynn Yann (WT)Short FilmFlo GrethFilmakademie Baden-Württemberg (Ludwigsburg) [de]gaffer
    2009Laible und FrischTV Series, SWR [de]Michael RöselSchwabenlandfilm GmbH [de]camera operator B-Cam + 2nd Unit 8 DT
    2009The Day I was Not BornFeature FilmFlorian CossenFilmakademie Baden-Württemberg (Ludwigsburg) [de]camera operator 2nd Unit 1 DT
    2009Studio Eins / Studio One (WT)Short FilmJan HaeringFilmakademie Baden-Württemberg (Ludwigsburg) [de]gaffer
    2009The Day I was Not BornFeature FilmFlorian CossenFilmakademie Baden-Württemberg (Ludwigsburg) [de]gaffer 1 DT Deutschlanddreh
    2008The Last Witness (WT)Teaser (Film Concept)Holger MandelTele One Media AG1st assistant camera Focuspuller B-Cam
    2008ArbitrarinessShort FilmMatthias BittnerFilmakademie Baden-Württemberg (Ludwigsburg) [de]1st assistant camera Focuspuller
    2007Far too close (WT)Short FilmLars-Gunnar LotzFilmakademie Baden-Württemberg (Ludwigsburg) [de]1st assistant camera Focuspuller
    2007Intermezzo!Short FilmMatthew WayWayFilmProductioncamera operator A -Cam 1 DT
    2007Häh !? (WT)Short FilmKristina Magdalena HennHFF Hochschule für Fernsehen und Film München [de]camera operator B -Cam 1 DT
    2007EscapeShort FilmJulia Zimanofskyescapefilm, Julia Zimanofsky [de]1st assistant camera Focuspuller
    2007MinusgradeShort FilmJuliane EngelmannKHM Kunsthochschule für Medien Köln [de]camera operator A -Cam 1 DT
    2007ChikoFeature FilmÖzgür YildirimCorazón International GmbH & Co KG [de]camera operator B -Cam 3 DT
    2007Tatort - Borowski und das Mädchen im MoorTV-Movie (Series), ARD [de]Claudia GardeStudio Hamburg FilmProduktion GmbH [de]1st assistant camera Focuspuller 2nd Unit
    2007Einsatz in Hamburg - Ein sauberer MordTV-Movie (Series), ZDF [de]Lars JessenNetwork Movie Film- und Fernsehproduktion GmbH1st assistant camera Focuspuller 3rd Unit
    2007KI.KA-Krimi.de - Die GangTV-Movie (Series), KiKA Kinderkanal [de]Ulrike GroteStudio Hamburg FilmProduktion GmbH [de]1st assistant camera Focuspuller 2nd Unit
    2007KI.KA-Krimi.de - Das KlaukindTV-Movie (Series), KiKA Kinderkanal [de]Ulrike GroteStudio Hamburg FilmProduktion GmbH [de]1st assistant camera Focuspuller 2nd Unit
    2007AfrikaShort FilmLene Markusenfilmperle* e.K. [de]1st assistant camera Steadicam Assistent

    Advertising/Image/Music videos in other activities

    YearTitleGenreDirectorProducerComment
    2020Huawei - Colored Rooms (WT)CommercialJan PrahlMarkenfilm GmbH & Co. KGdirector
    2010Mercedes-Benz S 400 Hybrid - SafariCommercialSeverin KipferFilmakademie Baden-Württemberg (Ludwigsburg) [de]remote camera operator
    2010Hermes PaketShop - EishokeyspielerCommercialTil ObladenMypony GmbH [de]1st assistant camera Focuspuller
    2009Nivea - FahrstuhlpartyCommercialTil ObladenMypony GmbH [de]1st assistant camera Focuspuller
    2009Sparkasse - ZuwachssparenCommercialMicky WarwickBigfish Filmproduktion GmbH [de]1st assistant camera Focuspuller
    2009Vivil - AmazoneSpec CommercialFlorian BaekerFilmakademie Baden-Württemberg (Ludwigsburg) [de]gaffer
    2009AOK Baden-Württemberg - MutterCommercialJohannes KümmelLeithaus GmbH Filmproduktion [de]1st assistant camera Focuspuller
    2008Pro PK - Abseits / ZivilcourageCommercialStephan VollmerPolychrom Medienproduktion [de]camera operator B -Cam 2 DT
    2008R+V Versicherung - BodyguardCommercialUli KirchnerTony Petersen Film1st assistant camera Focuspuller
    2008Yello Strom - Sparstromzeit, Sekundengenauer Stromverbrauch, StromfresserCommercialTil ObladenFilm Deluxe GmbH1st assistant camera Focuspuller
    2008Telegate 11880 - Promi FightCommercialUli KirchnerTony Petersen Film1st assistant camera Focuspuller
    2008Financial Times Deutschland - ZeitungsjungeCommercialMarkus SehrTony Petersen Film1st assistant camera Focuspuller
    2008Pepsi - Protect Your Max (WT)Spec CommercialJan-Hauke HilbergFilmakademie Baden-Württemberg (Ludwigsburg) [de]1st assistant camera Focuspuller
    2008Oryza - Cuisine CreativeCommercialBritta KrauseTony Petersen Film1st assistant camera Focuspuller
    2008Madsen - Verschwende dich nichtMusic VideoMarc HelfersNeue Stereo Filmproduktion (formerly Stereofilmen)1st assistant camera Focuspuller
    2008Nintendo DS - Magic Made FunCommercialFlorian EichingerPopular Publishing AG [de]1st assistant camera Focuspuller
    2008Telegate 11880 - EselsbrückeCommercialUli KirchnerTony Petersen Film1st assistant camera Focuspuller
    2007Stage Entertainment - Wicked. Die Hexen von OzCommercialBrett SullivanMiramedia GmbH [de]1st assistant camera Focuspuller B-Cam 1 DT
    2007Heinrich Bauer Verlag AG - Balkon, Bahnsteig, Musik, Zebrastreifen, PlatschCommercialMichael LutterPI_group Production International GmbH [de]1st assistant camera Focuspuller
    2007Toyota - Interactive Microsites (Herbstpromotion)CommercialDaniel StieglitzNeue Sentimental Film GmbH [de]1st assistant camera Focuspuller

    Non-fictional projects in other activities

    YearTitleGenreDirectorProducerComment
    2007Cafe DeutschDocumentary SeriesMichael GiehmannTide gGmbH [de]camera operator B -Cam 1 DT

    Shows/Live/Events in other activities

    YearTitleGenreDirectorProducerComment
    2007Lafer! Lichter! Lecker!TV-Show, ZDF [de]Knut FleischmannFernsehmacher GmbH & Co. KG [de]1st assistant camera Steadicam Assistent

    Film awards

    YearFilmAwardCategory 
    2022Legal AffairsDAfFNE, German Academy for Television [de]BildgestaltungNominated
    2016Mercedes Benz - Welcome to FarewellCICLOPE FESTIVAL 2016Bronze CinematographyWinner

    Awards

    YearAward
    2022Winner Best Film - Monte Carlo Filmfestival
    2018Winner Best Cinematography - Bronze - BfFF Fashion
    2016Winner Best Cinematography - Bronze - Cyclope
    2013Winner Best Cinematography - ReklameFestival DWP

    Basic data

    LanguagesEnglish
    Experience abroadCentral Europe: Croatia, Czech Republic
    North Africa: Tunisia
    North America: USA
    Northern Europe: Denmark
    East Asia: China
    Eastern Europe: Russia, Ukraine
    South Africa: South Africa
    Southern Europe: Italy, Portugal, Spain
    Southeastern Europe: Serbia
    West Asia: Lebanon, Saudi Arabia
    Western Europe: England, France
    LicencesC1 (truck < 3,5t <= 7,5t) [eu], Motorboat Certificate Inland Water [de], Motorboat Certificate Sea [de]
    Immediate working areaBerlin
    1st residence (federal state or country)Germany - Berlin
    Accommodation possibilitiesBeirut, Berlin, Faro, Hamburg, London, Los Angeles
    Associations