• balloon light operator (44)
  • gaffer (98)

Contact

Address for members only
Mobile+49 172 6764145
Phone+49 89 15984306
Fax+49 89 15984305

About Christian Saalfeld

about 900 commercials since 1988

Projects as balloon light operator

YearTitleGenredirector of photographyProducerComment
2018The Girl in the Spider's WebFeature FilmPedro LuqueThe Cantillon Company [us]Clouds/Tubes/ Balloon
2017BallonFeature FilmTorsten BreuerHerbx Film- und Fernsehproduktion GmbH [de]
2017Bella GermaniaTV Movie (multi-part), ZDF [de]Wolfgang Aichholzer Bavaria Fiction GmbH (formerly Bavaria Fernsehproduktion)
2017Berlin StationTV Series, Epix [us] Hagen BogdanskiParamount Television [us]Block 5
2017Fack ju Göhte 3Feature Film Markus Nestroy Constantin Film [de]Balloonlight Coordinator
2017CounterpartTV Series, Starz [us]Martin RuheAnonymous Content [us]Ballonlight Coordinator
2017So viel ZeitFeature FilmThomy DirnhoferUFA Fiction GmbH [de]Balloonlight Operator
2016EuphoriaFeature FilmRob HardyB-Reel Films (BRF) [se/us/uk]Balloonlight Coordinator
2016Jim Button and Luke the Engine DriverFeature FilmTorsten Breuer Rat Pack Filmproduktion GmbHClouds,Tubes,Ballone
2016Sense8TV Series, NetflixMultipleGeorgeville Films [us]Balloonlight Supervisor Wintershoot - Day 3
2016Bullyparade - Der FilmFeature FilmMultipleHerbx Film- und Fernsehproduktion GmbH [de]
2016Never Look AwayFeature FilmCaleb Deschanel Wiedemann & Berg Film GmbH & Co. KG
2016Berlin StationTV Series, Epix [us] Hagen BogdanskiParamount Television [us]Balloonlight Supervisor
2016Godless YouthFeature FilmFrank Lamm Die Film GmbH
2016Babylon BerlinTV Series, ARD [de], Sky [de] (vormals Premiere)MultipleX Filme Creative Pool GmbH [de]
2015Vier gegen die BankFeature FilmMultiple Hellinger / Doll Filmproduktion GmbH
2015Captain America: Civil WarFeature FilmTrent OpalochMarvel Entertainment [us]Balloonlight Supervisor
2015A Cure For WellnessFeature FilmBojan BazelliBlind Wink Productions [us]Balloonlight Supervisor
2015HomelandTV Series, Showtime [us]MultipleFox 21 [us]Balloonlight Supervisor
2015RenegadesFeature FilmBrian PearsonEuropaCorp [fr]Balloonlight Supervisor

Projects as gaffer

YearTitleGenredirector of photographyProducerComment
2018ResistanceFeature FilmMiguel Ioan Littin-MenzEpicentral Studios [us]Deutschland Teil
2018Samsung - Superdeals. Oli KahnCommercial Manuel MackE+P Films GmbH [de]DoP Manuel Mack
2018Tatort - Wir kriegen Euch alleTV-Movie (Series), BR [de] Michael Schreitel Tellux Film GmbH
2017Golden Race - Gmunden BasketballCommercial Michael PraunWerbefilm Schweiz AGDoP Michael Praun
2017Gaggenau Küchen - Cooling. Make A StatementImage FilmShaun AthertonMaker Project [uk]DoP Shaun Atherton
2017Edelweiß Air - Ferien im AnflugCommercialAlex Lamarque Cobblestone Filmproduktion GmbHDoP Alexandre Lamarque
2017autoscout24 - 360°-ErlebnisCommercial Mathias PilmesDrei Wünsche Filmproduktion GmbH [de]DoP Mathias Pilmes
2017point S Deutschland GmbH - From O to OCommercial Maximilian Hoever Add Pictures Produktionsservice GmbHDoP Maximilian Hoever
2017Datev - Ein Tim für alle Fälle (2 Filme)Commercial Maximilian HoeverNeverest GmbH & Co. KG [de]DoP Maximilian Hoever
2016Miele - Blizzard (Messefilm)Commercial Edwin KriegFish Blowing Bubbles GmbH [de]
2016Microsoft Windows 10 - Idee, Style, Abenteuer, HelloCommercial Eugen Gritschneder Grabow & Bartetzko Film. GbR
2016DHL / FC Bayern - Mia san mia. WorldwideCommercialJo MolitorisE+P Films GmbH [de]DoP Jo Molitoris
2016Rapelli - Das Gute im Leben teilenCommercialJonas Winter-ScholzE+P Films GmbH [de]DoP Jonas Winter - Scholz
2016posh global GmbH - Be Free, Be Clever, Be Easy, Be PoshCommercial Mario KrauseE+P Films GmbH [de]DoP Mario Krause
2016Perwoll - Stand outCommercialNicolaj BrüelE+P Films GmbH [de]DoP Nicolaj Bruel
2015Mission: Impossible - Rogue NationFeature FilmRobert ElswitBad Robot [us]BMW Insert Shots Munich
2015Funny Frisch - Bulls HeadCommercialClemens BaumeisterE+P Films GmbH [de]
2015Funny Frisch - Running ManCommercialClemens BaumeisterE+P Films GmbH [de]
2015Käserei Champignon - Rougette GrillkäseCommercialE+P Films GmbH [de]DoP: Thomas Kiennast
2015Müller - Der Joghurt mit der Ecke. HalaliCommercial Maximilian Hoever3ltr Werbung & Film GmbH [de]

Film projects in other capacities

YearTitleGenreDirectorProducerComment
2014Point BreakFeature FilmEricson CoreAlcon Entertainment [us]rigging gaffer Österrreich
2009DreiFeature FilmTom TykwerX Filme Creative Pool GmbH [de]Special Constructions Balloonlight
2009Vincent will MeerFeature FilmRalf Huettner Olga Film GmbHSpecial Constructions Balloonlight
2009Die WanderhureTV Movie, SAT.1 [de] Hansjörg Thurn TV60Filmproduktion GmbHSpecial Constructions Balloonlight
2009The Ghost WriterFeature FilmRoman PolanskiRP Productions, Roman Polanski [fr]Special Constructions Balloonlights
2009Jerry CottonFeature FilmMultiple Rat Pack Filmproduktion GmbHSpecial Constructions Balloonlight
2009Die Bremer StadtmusikantenTV-Movie (Series), NDR [de], RB - Radio Bremen TV [de]Dirk Regel Bremedia Produktion GmbHSpecial Constructions Balloonlight
2009Nobody Is LostTV Movie, BR [de]Dirk Kummer Claussen+Putz Filmproduktion GmbH (formerly Claussen+Wöbke+Putz)Special Constructions Balloonlight
2009The Spear of DestinyTV Movie, RTLFlorian Baxmeyer Dreamtool Entertainment GmbHSpecial Constructions Balloonlight
2009Der Schwarzwaldhof IV - ForellenquintettTV-Movie (Series), Degeto [de]Bettina WoernleEyeworks Germany GmbH | Fiction & Film (Warner Bros. ITVP Deutschland GmbH) [de]Special Constructions Balloonlight
2008Sherlock HolmesFeature FilmGuy RitchieLin Pictures [us]Special Constructions Balloonlights
2008Inglourious BasterdsFeature FilmQuentin TarantinoZehnte Babelsberg Film GmbHSpecial Constructions Balloonlights
2008Wickie und die starken MännerFeature FilmMichael Bully Herbig Rat Pack Filmproduktion GmbHSpecial Constructions Balloonlights
2008HildeFeature Film Kai WesselEgoli Tossell Film [de]Special Constructions Balloonlights
2008VulkanTV Movie (multi-part), RTLUwe JansonteamWorx Television & Film GmbH [de]Special Constructions Balloonlights
2007Die GustloffTV Movie (multi-part), ZDF [de]Joseph VilsmaierUFA Fernsehproduktion GmbH [de]Special Constructions Balloonlights
2007The InternationalFeature FilmTom TykwerSiebte Babelsberg Film GmbH [de]Special Constructions Balloonlights
2007Mr. NobodyFeature FilmJaco van DormaelIntegral Film GmbH [de]Special Constructions Balloonlights
2007Die zweite FrauTV Movie, WDR [de] Hans SteinbichlerSperl + Schott Film GmbH [de]Special Constructions Balloonlights
2006Die wilden Hühner und die LiebeFeature FilmVivian NaefeBavaria Filmverleih- und Produktions GmbH [de]Special Constructions Balloonlights

Basic data

LanguagesEnglish (Fluent), French (Basic knowledge)
Experience abroadAustralia and Oceania: Australia, Fiji, Vanuatu
Middle East: United Arab Emirates
North Africa: Egypt, Morocco
North America: Mexico
Northern Europe: Denmark
Eastern Europe: Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia
South Africa: Namibia, South Africa
Southern Europe: Croatia, Italy, Spain
Southeast Asia: Sri Lanka, Thailand
Western Europe: Austria, France, Switzerland
Immediate working areaMunich
1st residence (federal state or country)Bavaria