• director of photography (52)
  • steadicam operator (5)

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About Janis Willbold

Janis was born in the year 1980 in the south of Germany. After Finishing school he started working for a advertising photography studio in Ulm. 3 Years later with a successful apprenticeship in media design picture and sound, Janis started his selfemployment in Munich. He travelled over the World as a Camera Assistent for Documentaries and Commercial Films, working with Directors like Helmar Willi Weitzel (Adolf Grimme Preis), Christian Stiefenhofer and Stars like Peter Maffay.
Since 2006 Janis is fully self-employed in cinematography and photography. His filmographie counts over 400 projects for agencies, production companies and TV Stations.

His passion beside his loving family is the life outside, music and the culture of handcrafting. 2015 he founded STILLROLLING productions to work closer with agencies and his long term customers in the Industry.

Projects as director of photography

YearTitleGenresteadicam operatorProducerComment
2018Zumtobel - Amphibia. Built to resist in industry lightingCommercialStillrolling Productions, Janis Willbold [de]und Steadicam Trinity Operator
2017Sparkassen Card - ParfümCommercial Janis WillboldMaximilian Buck Produktion
2017Zumtobel - CardanCommercialStillrolling Productions, Janis Willbold [de]
2017Mey Unterwäsche - Unter HosenCommercial emenes gmbh
2016Deutsche Bank - Digital Banking Konto. Volle Kontrolle aus einer HandCommercial C3 Creative Code and Content
2015Viastore GmbH - Industrie 4.0Image FilmStillrolling Productions, Janis Willbold [de]
2015Leica / National Geographic - Abenteuer Deutschland (Buchprojekt)CommercialFlorian Wagner Photographie
2015La Biosthétique - Talbot Runhof. Paris Fashion WeekImage FilmStillrolling Productions, Janis Willbold [de]
2015Viastore GmbH - SoftwareImage FilmStillrolling Productions, Janis Willbold [de]
20155 Engel für Christl - Jugendkulturtage 2015Workshop-ProductionArtists For Kids gGmbH
2015Django3000 - Bonaparty!Concert RecordingRocket Studios Medienproduktion GmbH
2015Django 3000 - Nomoi Vo VornMusic VideoRocket Studios Medienproduktion GmbH
2014Viastore GmbH - Bort MedicalImage FilmStillrolling Productions, Janis Willbold [de]
2014Hochland Kaffee Hunzelmann GmbH - Coopedota Kaffee. Daniel Kaffee AgronomistImage FilmStillrolling Productions, Janis Willbold [de]
2014Hochland Kaffee Hunzelmann GmbH - Coopedota Kaffee. Ivan Kaffee Quality ManagementImage FilmStillrolling Productions, Janis Willbold [de]
2014Hochland Kaffee Hunzelmann GmbH - Coopedota. Anna-Lia Kaffee FarmerImage FilmStillrolling Productions, Janis Willbold [de]
2014La BrassBanda Unplugged - Kiah RoyalTV-Event Frank MeyerRocket Studios Medienproduktion GmbH
2014W wie WissenTV Magazine, ARD [de] Bilderfest Factual EntertainmentFilm: Zähne / lichtsetzend
2013Red Bull - X-Fighters. Los Angeles 2013CommercialMagnum Film GmbH [de]
2013Faszination Heimat - Die 4 Elemente. Die Gewalt der LuftDocumentary (Series), Servus TV [at] Bilderfest Factual EntertainmentWASSER / ERDE

Film projects in other capacities

YearTitleGenreDirectorProducerComment
2015Leica / National Geographic - Abenteuer Deutschland (Buchprojekt)Commercial Janis WillboldFlorian Wagner Photographiedirector
2015La Biosthétique - Talbot Runhof. Paris Fashion WeekImage Film Janis WillboldStillrolling Productions, Janis Willbold [de]director
2015Viastore GmbH - SoftwareImage Film Janis WillboldStillrolling Productions, Janis Willbold [de]director
20155 Engel für Christl - Jugendkulturtage 2015Workshop-Production Janis WillboldArtists For Kids gGmbHdirector
2014Viastore GmbH - Bort MedicalImage Film Janis WillboldStillrolling Productions, Janis Willbold [de]director
2014Hochland Kaffee Hunzelmann GmbH - Coopedota Kaffee. Daniel Kaffee AgronomistImage Film Janis WillboldStillrolling Productions, Janis Willbold [de]director
2014Hochland Kaffee Hunzelmann GmbH - Coopedota Kaffee. Ivan Kaffee Quality ManagementImage Film Janis WillboldStillrolling Productions, Janis Willbold [de]director
2014Hochland Kaffee Hunzelmann GmbH - Coopedota. Anna-Lia Kaffee FarmerImage Film Janis WillboldStillrolling Productions, Janis Willbold [de]director
2013Rollei - Actioncam. ISPO 2013Commercial Janis WillboldKompleks Werbeagentur GbReditor
2013Opel - Test Drive of Your Life! PitztalCommercial Janis WillboldMoving Adventures Medien GmbH [de]director
2012X:eniusTV Magazine, arte, NDR [de], WDR [de], ZDF [de]Jutta Henkel Bilderfest Factual Entertainmenteng camera Film Paignton´s Zoo
2011X:eniusTV Magazine, arte, NDR [de], WDR [de], ZDF [de]Carsten Frank Bilderfest Factual Entertainment2nd unit dop
2011W wie WissenTV Magazine, ARD [de]Krischan Dietmaier Bilderfest Factual Entertainmenteng camera für die Bilderfest GmbH
2011GalileoTV Magazine, ProSieben [de]MultipleProSieben Television GmbH [de]eng camera für die Bilderfest GmbH
2010BRUDERS°HERZShort Documentary Janis WillboldJanis Willbold Mediengestaltung (Kamera/Fotografie)director über 100 Folgen - Bilderfest GmbH
2010Das Bayerische JahrtausendDocumentary (Mini Series), BR [de]Multiple Bilderfest Factual Entertainment2nd unit dop Kameramann beim Pilotfilm
2010Münchner Hinterhofgeschichten - Eine Kastanie in SchwabingDocumentary (Series), BR [de]Multiple smac - media & consulting GmbHeng camera
2010GORE-TEX Transalpine Run 2010Report, sport1 (vormals DSF) [de]Iris TürtscherSmaragd Medien GmbH [de]eng camera
2010dreimaldraussenShort Feature FilmMultiple Schöne neue Filme2nd assistant camera Clapper Loader / Beleuchter
2010TandemShort Feature Film, artePolina GumielaDFFB - Deutsche Film- und Fernsehakademie Berlin [de]set builder Grip

Awards

YearAward
2018Gold Cannes Corporate Media & TV Award Category B2B RESCLITE PRO for Zumtobel Lightning GmbH

Basic data

NationalityGerman
LanguagesEnglish (Good), German (Native speaker), Greek (Basic knowledge)
Experience abroadCentral America: Costa Rica
Middle East: Israel
North America: USA
Northern Europe: Norway
East Asia: China
Southern Europe: Greece, Italy, Turkey
Southeast Asia: Indonesia, Thailand
Western Europe: Switzerland
LicencesA (motorcycle) [eu], B (car) [eu], C (truck > 3,5 t) [eu], C1 (truck < 3,5t <= 7,5t) [eu]
Immediate working areaStuttgart
1st residence (federal state or country)Baden-Württemberg
Accommodation possibilitiesBerlin, Stuttgart, Ulm
Associations