Michael Rathgeber, steadicam operator, gimbal system operator, camera operator, Munich
  • Steadicam operator
  • gimbal system operator
  • camera operator
Born on 10.02.1979 (42 Years)

Known for

Projects as steadicam operator

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YearTitleGenreDirector of photographyProducerComment
2020Treffen sich vier (WT)
B-Cam/Steadi/Ronin2
TV Movie, NetflixFlorian GottschickSaxonia Media Filmproduktionsgesellschaft mbHB-Cam/Steadi/Ronin2
2020Beckenrand Sheriff (WT)
B-Cam/Steadi/Ronin2
Feature FilmTorsten BreuerLieblingsfilm GmbH [de]B-Cam/Steadi/Ronin2
2020Wild Republic (WT)
A-Cam/Steadi/Ronin2 61DT
TV Series, arte, MagentaTV [de], One (ARD) [de], SWR [de], WDR [de]Jan-Marcello KahlLailaps Pictures GmbH [de]A-Cam/Steadi/Ronin2 61DT
2019Fly - Der Tanzfilm (WT)
B-Cam/Steadi/Ronin2
Feature FilmTorsten BreuerRat Pack Filmproduktion GmbH [de]B-Cam/Steadi/Ronin2
2019God You're Such a Prick
B-Cam/Steadi/Ronin2
Feature FilmTorsten BreuerUFA FictionB-Cam/Steadi/Ronin2
2019Tatort - Die Nacht gehört dir
B-Cam/Steadi/Ronin2
TV-Movie (Series), BR [de]Willy DettmeyerHager Moss Film GmbHB-Cam/Steadi/Ronin2
2019We Are the Wave
A-Cam/Steadi/Ronin2
TV Series, NetflixJan-Marcello KahlRat Pack Filmproduktion GmbH [de]A-Cam/Steadi/Ronin2
2018Hannes
B-Cam/Steadi/Ronin2
Feature FilmChristian MarohlLailaps Pictures GmbH [de]B-Cam/Steadi/Ronin2
2018Der letzte Bulle
4DT A/B-Cam/Steadi/Ronin2
Feature FilmChristian StangassingerWestside Filmproduktion GmbH [de]4DT A/B-Cam/Steadi/Ronin2
2018Rocca changes the World
B-Cam/Steadi/Ronin 2
Feature FilmTorsten BreuerRocca UG [de]B-Cam/Steadi/Ronin 2
2018Zum Glück gibt’s Schreiner
1 DT B-Cam/Steadi
TV Movie, ARD [de], Degeto [de]Sönke HansenW&B Television GmbH1 DT B-Cam/Steadi
2018Lena Lorenz - Ein neuer Anfang
div. DT B-Cam/Steadi
TV-Movie (Series), ORF [at], ZDF [de]Johannes KirchlechnerZiegler Film GmbH & Co. KGdiv. DT B-Cam/Steadi
2018Tatort - Ein Tag wie jeder andere
14 DT B-Cam/Steadi
TV-Movie (Series), BR [de]Willy DettmeyerClaussen+Putz Filmproduktion GmbH (formerly Claussen+Wöbke+Putz)14 DT B-Cam/Steadi
2018HSE24 - Judith Williams. Kampagne 2018
3 DT B-Cam/Steadi
CommercialHSE Home Shopping Europe GmbH [de]3 DT B-Cam/Steadi
2018Cold Feet
1 DT B-Cam/Steadi
Feature FilmAndreas BergerClaussen+Putz Filmproduktion GmbH (formerly Claussen+Wöbke+Putz)1 DT B-Cam/Steadi
2017Balloon
50 DT A/B-Cam/Steadi
Feature FilmTorsten BreuerHerbx Film- und Fernsehproduktion GmbH [de]50 DT A/B-Cam/Steadi
2017Zimmer mit Stall - Ab in die Berge
10 DT B-Cam/Steadi
TV-Movie (Series), ARD [de]Sönke HansenRoxy Film GmbH [de]10 DT B-Cam/Steadi
2016Jim Button and Luke the Engine Driver
65 DT B-Cam/Steadi
Feature FilmTorsten BreuerRat Pack Filmproduktion GmbH [de]65 DT B-Cam/Steadi

Projects as gimbal system operator

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YearTitleGenreDirector of photographyProducerComment
2020Beckenrand Sheriff (WT)
B-Cam/Steadi/Ronin2
Feature FilmTorsten BreuerLieblingsfilm GmbH [de]B-Cam/Steadi/Ronin2
2020Wild Republic (WT)
A-Cam/Steadi/Ronin2 61DT
TV Series, arte, MagentaTV [de], One (ARD) [de], SWR [de], WDR [de]Jan-Marcello KahlLailaps Pictures GmbH [de]A-Cam/Steadi/Ronin2 61DT
2019Fly - Der Tanzfilm (WT)
B-Cam/Steadi/Ronin2
Feature FilmTorsten BreuerRat Pack Filmproduktion GmbH [de]B-Cam/Steadi/Ronin2
2019God You're Such a Prick
B-Cam/Steadi/Ronin2
Feature FilmTorsten BreuerUFA FictionB-Cam/Steadi/Ronin2
2019Tatort - Die Nacht gehört dir
B-Cam/Steadi/Ronin2
TV-Movie (Series), BR [de]Willy DettmeyerHager Moss Film GmbHB-Cam/Steadi/Ronin2
2019We Are the Wave
A-Cam/Steadi/Ronin2
TV Series, NetflixJan-Marcello KahlRat Pack Filmproduktion GmbH [de]A-Cam/Steadi/Ronin2
2018Rocca changes the World
Steadicam/Ronin 2/Cameraoperator
Feature FilmTorsten BreuerRocca UG [de]Steadicam/Ronin 2/Cameraoperator
2018Hannes
Steadicam/Ronin 2/B-Cam Operator
Feature FilmChristian MarohlLailaps Pictures GmbH [de]Steadicam/Ronin 2/B-Cam Operator
2018Der letzte Bulle
4DT A/B-Cam Operator + Ronin2
Feature FilmChristian StangassingerWestside Filmproduktion GmbH [de]4DT A/B-Cam Operator + Ronin2

Projects as camera operator

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YearTitleGenreDirector of photographyProducerComment
2016Lufthansa - FC Bayern. FlyrobicCommercialFlorian LangankeAdd Pictures Produktionsservice GmbH
2016Bullyparade - Der Film
div. Drehtage
Feature FilmTorsten BreuerHerbx Film- und Fernsehproduktion GmbH [de]div. Drehtage
2016Four Against the Bank
C-Cam/Splinter Unit DP
Feature FilmDaniel GottschalkHellinger / Doll FilmproduktionC-Cam/Splinter Unit DP
2015SMS für Dich
B-Cam/Splinter Unit DP
Feature FilmAndreas BergerHellinger / Doll FilmproduktionB-Cam/Splinter Unit DP
2015BT British Telecom Sport - Champions League House Party
B-Cam Munich
CommercialOle Bratt BirkelandSmuggler [uk/us]B-Cam Munich
2015Jonathan
B-Cam/Splinter Unit DP
Feature FilmJeremy RouseKordes & Kordes Film GmbH [de]B-Cam/Splinter Unit DP
2015Fack Ju Goehte 2
div. DT B-Cam/Virals/Aufsager
Feature FilmAndreas BergerConstantin Film [de]div. DT B-Cam/Virals/Aufsager
2014Heidi
8 DT A-Cam, 4 DT B-Cam
Feature FilmMatthias FleischerClaussen+Putz Filmproduktion GmbH (formerly Claussen+Wöbke+Putz)8 DT A-Cam, 4 DT B-Cam
2014Ostwind 2
Action-Cam div. DT
Feature FilmTorsten BreuerSamFilm GmbH [de]Action-Cam div. DT
2014CSU - Europawahl 2014. Horst SeehoferCommercialDieter DeventerBayerl & Partner Film GmbH [de]
2014Beats by Dr. Dre - Game Before The Game
B-Cam Munich
CommercialMultipleCzar [de]B-Cam Munich
2014Das Zeugenhaus
B-Cam/div. DT
TV Movie, ZDF [de]Judith KaufmannMOOVIE GmbHB-Cam/div. DT
2013GeholtShort FilmMichael BallhausRovolution Film, Rohm & Vogt GbR [de]
2013Rico, Oskar und die Tieferschatten
div. DT
Feature FilmTorsten BreuerLieblingsfilm GmbH [de]div. DT
2013Buddy
C-Cam/div. DT
Feature FilmTorsten BreuerHerbx Film- und Fernsehproduktion GmbH [de]C-Cam/div. DT
2012Die Kaufmännische Verdichtung
Interview
Short DocumentaryAndy WolffHFF Hochschule für Fernsehen und Film München [de]Interview
2012Sein letztes Rennen
B-Cam/div. DT
Feature FilmJudith KaufmannNeue Schönhauser Filmproduktion GmbHB-Cam/div. DT
2012V8 - Du willst der Beste sein
B-Cam/27 DT
Feature FilmBenjamin DernbecherRat Pack Filmproduktion GmbH [de]B-Cam/27 DT
2012Mnozil Brass - BlofeldMusic VideoSascha El GendiLarpurnu Produktion [at]
2011Two Lives
B-Cam/div. DT Norway
Feature FilmJudith KaufmannZinnober Film GmbH [de]B-Cam/div. DT Norway

Film projects in other capacities

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YearTitleGenreDirectorProducerComment
2017Fack Ju Goehte 3Feature FilmBora DagtekinConstantin Film [de]1st assistant camera A-Cam
2016VW - Amarok StuntCommercialAnson FogelHelliVentures Filmproduktion1st assistant camera B-Cam
2016Bullyparade - Der FilmFeature FilmMichael HerbigHerbx Film- und Fernsehproduktion GmbH [de]director of photography Splinter Unit
2016Mercedes-Benz - Vision VanCommercialMultipleMr. Bob Films GmbH [de]1st assistant camera A-Cam
2016Blade Runner 2049Feature FilmDenis VilleneuveOuterbridge Productions Ltd.1st assistant camera VFX Unit Dailies
2016Four Against the BankFeature FilmWolfgang PetersenHellinger / Doll Filmproduktiondirector of photography Splinter Unit
2016The Little WitchFeature 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 HerbigHerbx Film- und Fernsehproduktion GmbH [de]1st assistant camera A-Cam
2015Allianz - Arjen Robben. FastCommercialAgusto de FragaOki Films GmbH & Co. KG1st 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 Filmproduktiondirector 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 RubinSmuggler [uk/us]1st 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 Goehte 2Feature FilmBora DagtekinConstantin Film [de]2nd unit dop 1 DT Thailand

Basic data

NationalityGerman
LanguagesEnglish
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, Drone
Gearhead, Joystick
3D
Helicopter, Russian Arm, Motion Control, Towercam
35mm, 16mm
Mountainexperienced
Own equipmentSteadicam System
Ronin2 System incl. Ready Rig, Force Pro, custom built narrow Ronin2 Ring
Segway Ninebot Mini Pro
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