• director of photography (6)
Born on 22.02.1985 in Worms (33 Years)


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    About Philipp Klein

    Philipp Klein is a camera operator and assistant based in Berlin.

    As long as he can remember, he always wanted to become a wildlife filmmaker. During his years working for the renowned production company Light & Shadow, he was able to combine his cinematic style with his keen sense for animals.

    His great passion first showed up when he spent eighteen months filming all across Brazil for the five part documentary series Wild Untamed Brazil (Terra Mater, National Geographic). Since his very first professional steps in the wildlife film business in 2011, he has been facing multiple ranges of extreme shooting conditions all across the world, from the clear cold of the Sibirian winter to the humidity and heat of the Amazonian rainforest.

    His wide range of skills as camera operator not only comprises long-lense, macro and studio work (greenscreen/bluescreen), but also extreme slow-motion recording.

    In 2014, he then became a camera operator and assistant on a freelance basis.

    Yet, apart from his very diverse field of activities, spending as much time in nature as possible is still his main ambition in life.

    Projects as director of photography

    2015Four become parentsDocumentary, arte, RBB [de] Eva MaschkeMaschkefilmadditional photography
    2013Wildes Brasilien - KüstenparadieseDocumentary (Series), Servus TV [at]Christian Baumeister Light & Shadow GmbH
    2013Wildes Brasilien - Die Wasserwelt des PantanalDocumentary (Series), Servus TV [at]Christian Baumeister Light & Shadow GmbH
    2013Wildes Brasilien - Die Fluten des AmazonasDocumentary (Series), Servus TV [at]Christian Baumeister Light & Shadow GmbH
    2012Wildes Brasilien - Das wilde HerzDocumentary (Series), Servus TV [at]Christian Baumeister Light & Shadow GmbH
    2012Wildes Brasilien - Der zerbrechliche WaldDocumentary (Series), Servus TV [at]Christian Baumeister Light & Shadow GmbH

    Film projects in other capacities

    2015Alone in BerlinFeature FilmVincent PerezX Filme Creative Pool GmbH [de]property driver
    2012Waschbären - Einwanderer aus WildwestDocumentary, WDR [de]Christian Baumeister Light & Shadow GmbH1st assistant camera

    Basic data

    LanguagesEnglish (Fluent), German (Native speaker), Portuguese (Good), Spanish (Basic knowledge)
    Experience abroadNorth America: Canada, USA
    East Africa: Ethiopia
    Eastern Europe: Albania, Russia, Slovakia
    South America: Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Peru
    Western Europe: Netherlands, Switzerland
    Central Asia: Armenia, Azerbaijan
    Immediate working areaBerlin
    1st residence (federal state)Berlin