Matthias Bolliger, director of photography, director of imagery, Hamburg
  • director of photography (76)
  • director of imagery (1)
Born 1975 in Luzern (43 Years)

Contact

Address for members only
Mobile+49 177 6369203
Phone+49 40 85157982
Skypematthias.bolliger.mobil

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.

Projects as director of photography

YearTitleGenredirectorProducerComment
20184 BlocksTV Series, TNT Serie [de]Özgür Yildirim Wiedemann & Berg Television GmbH & Co. KGEpisode 04-07
2018Miss Holocaust SurvivorDocumentary Radek WegrzynMagical Realist UG [de]
2018Dans la peau de Thomas PesquetVR ExperiencePierre-Emmanuel Le GoffLa Vingt-Cinquième Heure [fr]VR360
2017Tatort - Alles, was sie sagenTV-Movie (Series), NDR [de]Özgür YildirimWüste Medien GmbH [de]
2016Only God can Judge MeFeature FilmÖzgür Yildirim Rat Pack Filmproduktion GmbH
201616 Levers de soleilDocumentary FeaturePierre-Emmanuel Le GoffLa Vingt-Cinquième Heure [fr]
2016Panasonic - VariCam LT. Absolutely cinematicImage Film Matthias BolligerPanasonic System Communications Company Europe (PSCEU)
2015Tatort - Fünf Minuten HimmelTV-Movie (Series), ARD [de], Degeto [de], SWR [de]Katrin Gebbe Zieglerfilm Baden-Baden
2015Tatort - Zorn GottesTV-Movie (Series), NDR [de]Özgür YildirimWüste Medien GmbH [de]
2015Zero Gravity - Mission in SpaceDocumentary, arte, ZDF [de]Jürgen HansenLa Vingt-Cinquième Heure [fr]
2014Die Schule auf dem ZauberbergDocumentary Feature Radek Wegrzyn Detailfilm GmbH [de]
2014Boy 7Feature FilmÖzgür YildirimHamster Film GmbH [de]
2013Panasonic AG-AC90 - WayfarerCommercialJan Brockmann Saubere Filme
201316x Deutschland - HamburgDocumentary (Series), NDR [de]Özgür YildirimCuckoo Clock Entertainment GmbH & Co. KG [de]
2012Tatort - FeuerteufelTV-Movie (Series), NDR [de]Özgür YildirimWüste Medien GmbH [de]
2012Cosmic Encounters 3DDocumentary, ZDF [de]Jürgen HansenProspect TV Production [de/fr]Stereo3D
2011Panasonic - Fired upCommercial Guido Weihermüller Saubere Filme
2011FIFA - Live Your GoalsCommercial Guido WeihermüllerMental Works oHG
2011Panasonic AG - HPX 250. The ChallengeCommercialJan Brockmann Saubere Filme
2011Sido - Geboren um frei zu seinMusic VideoÖzgür Yildirim Mutter & Vater Productions GmbH

Projects as director of imagery

YearTitleGenredirectorProducerComment
2018UnfoldingVR ExperienceSimon SpielmannFilmakademie Baden-Württemberg [de]Lichtfeld Testprojekt

Film projects in other capacities

YearTitleGenreDirectorProducerComment
2016Panasonic - VariCam LT. Absolutely cinematicImage Film Matthias BolligerPanasonic System Communications Company Europe (PSCEU)director
2013Wacken 3D - Louder Than HellDocumentaryNorbert HeitkerJumpseat 3D plus Germany GmbH3D stereo camera operator B-Unit
2010Die Kinder von BlankeneseTV Movie, NDR [de]Raymond LeyCinecentrum Hamburg Deutsche Gesellschaft für Film- und Fernsehprod. mbH [de]2nd unit dop
2009Dr. Peters GmbH & Co. Emissionshaus KG - Ein Koloss erobert EuropaImage FilmOliver Neis PanFilm Wolfes KG2nd 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
2007TNT - Niederlassung HamburgImage Film Matthias BolligerContent TVdirector
2007Notruf HafenkanteTV Series, ZDF [de]MultipleStudio Hamburg FilmProduktion GmbH [de]2nd unit dop
2007Die PfefferkörnerTV Series, NDR [de]Multiple Letterbox Filmproduktion GmbH2nd unit dop & Dreh Vorspann 2007
2007Da kommt Kalle!TV Series, ZDF [de]Multiple Network 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 - RumpelstilzchenTV-Movie (Series), RTLChristine HartmannStudio Hamburg FilmProduktion GmbH [de]2nd unit dop
2006Die GerichtsmedizinerinTV Series, RTLMultipleStudio 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]Multiple Network 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 WartenTV-Movie (Series)Lars JessenStudio Hamburg FilmProduktion GmbH [de]2nd unit dop
2006Leo - Ein fast perfekter TypTV Series, MDR [de]Thomas Piepenbring Polyphon Film- und Fernsehgesellschaft mbH2nd unit dop
2005Da kommt Kalle!TV Series, ZDF [de]Multiple Network Movie Film- und Fernsehproduktion GmbH2nd unit dop

Film awards

YearFilmAwardCategory 
2008ChikoDeutscher KamerapreisKinospielfilmNominated

Basic data

NationalityGerman, Swiss
LanguagesEnglish (Fluent), French (Basic knowledge), German (Native speaker)
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 (where applicablen)Luzern
Associations