Dennis Mill, director of photography, camera operator, Frankfurt
Dennis Mill©
  • Director of photography
  • camera operator
Born 1984 in Erlenbach am Main (36 Years)

    About Dennis Mill

    DENNIS MILL IS A CINEMATOGRAPHER BASED IN GERMANY.
    HIS PASSION FOR THE FILM WAS AWAKED DURING HIS HIGH-SCHOOL DAYS. WITH HIS FATHERS CAMERA, HE STARTED MAKING HIS FIRST OWN LITTLE FILMS.

    AFTER GRADUATION, HE WORKED FOR DIFFERENT TV- AND FILM PRODUCTIONS AND GAINED HIS FIRST EXPERIENCE WITH WELL-KNOWN DIRECTORS AND DIRECTORS OF PHOTOGRAPHY.

    HE STUDIED CINEMATOGRAPHY AT THE RENOWNED FILM ACADEMY BADEN-WÜRTTEMBERG. WWW.FILMAKADEMIE.DE

    TEACHERS:
    BIRGIT GUDJONSDOTTIR, MARTIN GRESSMANN, PETER BADEL, KAY GAUDITZ, THOMAS MERKER, KLAUS MERKEL, JOLANTA DYLEWSKA, CHRISTIAN BERGER, SLAWOMIR IDZIAK ...

    DURING THIS TIME HE REALIZED AS DOP VARIOUS FICTIONAL AS WELL AS
    DOCUMENTARY FILM PROJECTS IN EUROPE.

    TODAY HE IS BASED IN FRANKFURT AND FREELANCES WORLD WIDE.

    Projects as director of photography

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    YearTitleGenreDirectorProducerComment
    2021The Sea Is Heaven (aka My Grandfather's Ashes) (WT)Feature FilmEnkelejd LlucaBehind the Screens UG [de]
    2021Dienstag Abend
    Red Monstro
    Short FilmEnkelejd LlucaBehind the Screens UG [de]Red Monstro
    2020Deutscher Berufsverband für Pflegeberufe - Lady With The Lamp
    ARRI Mini-LF
    CommercialVincent DolinsekSteintal, Kaminski, Dolinsek & Eisenberg GbR [de]ARRI Mini-LF
    2020Tatort - Luna frisst oder stirbt (WT)
    additional photography Additional Camera B-Cam / ARRI Mini
    TV-Movie (Series), HR [de]Katharina BischofHR - Hessischer Rundfunk [de]additional photography Additional Camera B-Cam / ARRI Mini
    2020Sixt - AliensCommercialDominik SchneckInstant Waves Media GmbH
    2019Bike of a Boy
    ARRI Amira - Zeiss HS
    Short FilmNicolas EhretFilmakademie Baden-Württemberg (Ludwigsburg) [de]ARRI Amira - Zeiss HS
    2019Ein Fall für zwei
    additional photography B-Cam Additional Folge 25 / ARRI Amira
    TV Series, ZDF [de]MultipleOdeon TV (merged into Odeon Fiction GmbH)additional photography B-Cam Additional Folge 25 / ARRI Amira
    2018Surfer - Mastering Turbulence
    ARRI Amira - Zeiss HS
    DocumentaryDaniela VaterFilmakademie Baden-Württemberg (Ludwigsburg) [de]ARRI Amira - Zeiss HS
    2017Die Geheimnisse des Adventure Club of Europe
    ARRI Alexa - Zeiss UP
    TeaserSebastian HilgerDerzianPictures [de]ARRI Alexa - Zeiss UP
    2014Nach der Wahrheit
    ARRI Alexa - UP
    Medium Length FilmNicolas EhretFilmakademie Baden-Württemberg (Ludwigsburg) [de]ARRI Alexa - UP
    2014Abschied
    ARRI Alexa 4:3 / Hawk Anamorph
    Short FilmKlaus MerkelFilmakademie Baden-Württemberg (Ludwigsburg) [de]ARRI Alexa 4:3 / Hawk Anamorph
    2013Die Welt da draußen (WT)
    ARRI 416 / S16mm
    Short FilmSebastian HilgerFilmakademie Baden-Württemberg (Ludwigsburg) [de]ARRI 416 / S16mm
    2012A Life - No Regrets
    ARRI SR3 / S16mm
    DocumentaryNils OtteFilmakademie Baden-Württemberg (Ludwigsburg) [de]ARRI SR3 / S16mm
    2012Wohin wir kämen wenn wir gingen
    SONY F3
    Short FilmMoritz LenzFilmakademie Baden-Württemberg (Ludwigsburg) [de]SONY F3
    2011Frankfurt Coincidences
    Filmfest München 2011 / Tele 5 Award
    Indie Feature FilmEnkelejd LlucaMilluca Productions, Enkelejd Lluca [de]Filmfest München 2011 / Tele 5 Award
    2010Spring!Short FilmPatrick HammerschmidtOne-Shot Filmproduktionen GmbH [de]
    2009Oswalda Hus - Das Oswalda Hus im WinterCorporate FilmSteffen GruberOne-Shot Filmproduktionen GmbH [de]
    2009Draußen (WT)Short FilmPaul KusmaulOne-Shot Filmproduktionen GmbH [de]
    2008Rush On Moon (WT)Short FilmHanna Linnh_da Hochschule Darmstadt
    2008Zwei Brüder (WT)Short FilmPatrick Hammerschmidth_da Hochschule Darmstadt

    Projects as camera operator

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    YearTitleGenreDirector of photographyProducerComment
    2018Chocolate Man
    B-Cam / ARRI Alexa - Hawk Anamorph
    Short FilmJulian C. SteinerFilmakademie Baden-Württemberg (Ludwigsburg) [de]B-Cam / ARRI Alexa - Hawk Anamorph
    2017Viel zu nah
    B-Cam & 2nd Unit Kamera / ARRI Mini
    TV Movie, ARD [de]Armin AlkerHR - Hessischer Rundfunk [de]B-Cam & 2nd Unit Kamera / ARRI Mini
    2016Conni & Co
    B-Cam & 2nd Unit Kamera / RED
    Feature FilmKonstantin KröningProducers at Work GmbHB-Cam & 2nd Unit Kamera / RED

    Film projects in other capacities

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    YearTitleGenreDirectorProducerComment
    2018Somebody and NobodyShort FilmJoscha DoumaZum Goldenen Lamm2nd unit dop
    2018ConfessioShort FilmAntoine DenglerFilmakademie Baden-Württemberg (Ludwigsburg) [de]key/dolly grip
    2017Unter StromShort FilmClemens RothFilmakademie Baden-Württemberg (Ludwigsburg) [de]lighting technician / electrician
    2017Astra - Raum 237Spec CommercialNatascha StoguFilmakademie Baden-Württemberg (Ludwigsburg) [de]gaffer
    201714.74 or The Pursuit of MediocrityShort FilmAntoine DenglerFilmakademie Baden-Württemberg (Ludwigsburg) [de]lighting technician / electrician
    2016On Your WayShort FilmThomas SaliFilmakademie Baden-Württemberg (Ludwigsburg) [de]key/dolly grip
    2016Hamdullah - Im Namen AllahsSeries PilotGabriel BorgettoFilmakademie Baden-Württemberg (Ludwigsburg) [de]lighting technician / electrician
    2016KaltfrontTV Movie, HR [de]Lars HenningHR - Hessischer Rundfunk [de]2nd assistant camera
    2015Tatort - Wer bin ichTV-Movie (Series), HR [de]Bastian GüntherHR - Hessischer Rundfunk [de]2nd assistant camera
    2014Schönes Prügeln - Wrestling in WeinheimDocumentaryChristine Schäfer [1]Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg (Ludwigsburg) [de]highspeed operator 1 DT Zusatz
    2014Der verlorene SohnShort FilmKlaus MerkelFilmakademie Baden-Württemberg (Ludwigsburg) [de]lighting technician / electrician
    2014Spotify - Grammophone (WT)Spec CommercialMultipleFilmakademie Baden-Württemberg (Ludwigsburg) [de]1st assistant camera 35mm / Hawk Anamorph
    2014Marder (WT)Short FilmSebastian HilgerFilmakademie Baden-Württemberg (Ludwigsburg) [de]best boy Für einzelne Drehtage
    2014Mund zu MundShort FilmOskar SulowskiFilmakademie Baden-Württemberg (Ludwigsburg) [de]best boy Aushilfe für einzelne Tage
    2014Bose - We will Rock YouSpec CommercialPierre Castillo BernadFilmakademie Baden-Württemberg (Ludwigsburg) [de]gaffer
    2014AbschiedShort FilmKlaus MerkelFilmakademie Baden-Württemberg (Ludwigsburg) [de]head writer
    2013EdenShort FilmOliver KrachtFilmakademie Baden-Württemberg (Ludwigsburg) [de]best boy
    2013FMX 2014 - Rugby Bugs (Trailer)CommercialEmanuel FuchsFilmakademie Baden-Württemberg (Ludwigsburg) [de]additional electrician
    2012Lack of spaceShort DocumentaryUlrich HoppFilmakademie Baden-Württemberg (Ludwigsburg) [de]1st assistant camera
    2012In case of Women becoming madShort FilmEva GördesFilmakademie Baden-Württemberg (Ludwigsburg) [de]lighting technician / electrician

    Film awards

    YearFilmAwardCategory 
    2011Frankfurt CoincidencesFilmfest MünchenProduzent - Förderpreis Deutscher FilmNominated
    2011Frankfurt CoincidencesHessischer Fernsehpreis 2011HochschulfilmpreisWinner

    Awards

    YearAward
    2020Wegiel Film Festival - Polen - Winning Best Cinematography

    Basic data

    NationalityGerman
    LanguagesEnglish German
    Experience abroadNorthern Europe: Denmark
    Eastern Europe: Albania
    Southern Europe: Italy, Portugal, Spain
    Western Europe: Austria, France, Netherlands, Switzerland
    LicencesB (car) [eu]
    Immediate working areaFrankfurt
    1st residence (federal state or country)Germany - Hesse
    Accommodation possibilitiesBerlin, Cologne, Hamburg, London, Munich, Stuttgart