johannes obermaier BVK

cinematographer

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disney documentary series the farm experiment

disney+ release 2023

directed by martin tischner, pauline roenneberg

director of photography johannes obermaier

produced by megaherz filmproduktion

shot on arri alexa mini LF and arri signature primes

 

 

 

 

 

 

netflix original frank elstners wetten, das war's..?

watch on netflix

directed by marcel behnke

director of photography johannes obermaier

produced by zoo agency berlin

host frank elstner

guests daniel brühl, joko winterscheidt, klaas heufer-umlauf, charlotte roche, lena meyer-landrut

international title "just one last question"

 

 

 

 

 

 

mini-series hassknecht 2021 - runter vom gas

in post-production

directed by marcel behnke

cinematography by johannes obermaier

produced by knacker einfach

agency scholz & friends

cast hans-joachim heist

shot on arri alexa mini

cinema feature checkertobi und das geheimnis unseres planeten

cinema release 31 january 2019
watch on amazon prime, itunes, maxdome, etc.

directed by martin tischner

cinematography by johannes obermaier

produced by megaherz filmproduktion

cast tobias krell, lars rudolph and many more

distributed by mfa+ film

locations greenland, india, vanuatu, tasmania, spain

shot on arri alexa mini

tv documentaryfiction die rückkehr des königs

watch on ard mediathek

directed by alexander saran

cinematography by johannes obermaier

produced by megaherz filmproduktion

cast angela ascher, sunnyi melles, thomas gottschalk, luise kinseher and more

tv premiere BR, october 27th 2020

shot on arri alexa mini

 

tv documentaryfiction die erfindung bayerns

directed by alexander saran

cinematography by johannes obermaier

produced by megaherz filmproduktion

cast angela ascher, ilse aigner, uli hoeneß, christian stückl, christian ude, konstantin wecker and more

tv premiere BR, october 22nd 2018, 21:00

tv commercial schaebens / stimmungen

directed by aurelia kanetzky

cinematography by johannes obermaier

produced by zoo agency berlin

agency fahrnholz & junghanns & raetzel

shot on arri alexa mini

commercial lidl / winfried undercover

6 spots

directed by flo friedrich

cinematography by johannes obermaier

produced by schokolade filmproduktion

agency m&c saatchi

shot on arri alexa mini

Oberammergauer Passionsspiele 2020

tv commercial sky / 1.5 million

directed by ju lee

cinematography by johannes obermaier

produced by oki films

shot on arri alexa mini

tv documentary feature passionsspiele oberammergau 2022

in production

directed by alexander saran

cinematography by johannes obermaier

produced by megaherz filmproduktion

shot on arri alexa mini

tv premiere germany/france arte, postponed to 2022

mini-series jacqui & chrizy

pilot episode

directed by julie kreuzer

cinematography by johannes obermaier

commercial microsoft / christian hundertmark

directed by ju lee

cinematography by johannes obermaier

produced by gb film

agency wunderman

shot on arri amira

commercial intel / slippers

directed by ju lee

cinematography by johannes obermaier

produced by gb film

agency wunderman

shot on red dragon

commercial microsoft / benedikt böhm

directed by michael schmitt

cinematography by johannes obermaier

produced by gb film

shot on arri amira

commercial microsoft / toast n' egg

directed by ju lee

cinematography by johannes obermaier

produced by gb film

agency wunderman

shot on red dragon

tv documentary feature surkow

directed by grimmepreisträger artem demenok

cinematography by johannes obermaier

produced by dmitry davidenko

location russia

 

 

 

 

 

 

tv commercial zattoo / i have a stream

directed by mcqueen

cinematography by johannes obermaier

produced by who's mcqueen picture

agency zattoo inhouse

shot on arri alexa

 

 

 

 

 

 

tv documentary series streetphilosophy

directed by michael schmitt, swantje diönu-volkersdóttir

monochromatic cinematography by johannes obermaier, fabian uhlmann, benedict sicheneder, immanuel hick

produced by weltrecorder

tv premiere germany/france arte

 

 

 

 

 

 

COMPETITION

BEST DOCUMENTARY SERIES

ARTDOCFEST MOSCOW

COMPETITION

BEST DOCUMENTARY SERIES

RUSDOCFILMFEST NEW YORK

tv documentary series maja turowskaja / fragments

directed by grimmepreisträger artem demenok

cinematography by johannes obermaier

produced by sergey selyanov

tv premiere russia russia kultura

tv premiere germany ard

 

 

 

 

 

 

documentary feature dungans - the history of an unknown people

directed by zunwas arbudu

cinematography by johannes obermaier

produced by zunwas arbudu

locations china, kyrgyzstan

 

 

 

 

 

 

tv documentary feature arnold böcklin / der traum vom tod

directed by grimmepreisträger artem demenok

cinematography by johannes obermaier

produced by sfr, nzz film, cine impuls berlin

locations switzerland, italy

tv premiere germany 3sat

 

 

 

 

 

 

documentary series nobel perspectives

directed by michael schmitt

cinematography by johannes obermaier, nicolai mehring, tim kuhn

produced by instant waves media

portrayed nobel laureates paul krugman, harry markowitz, sir christopher pissarides, alvin roth, eric maskin, finn kydland and many more

locations usa, gb

 

 

 

 

 

 

shooting in greenland / photo by georg lanz

johannes obermaier bvk

// cinematographer/dop for commercial, feature documentary, fictional content.

// worldwide cinematographic experience: australia, brazil, china, great britain, greenland, hongkong, iceland, india, italy, kyrgyzstan,

    mongolia, nepal, norway, russia, spain, switzerland, taiwan, united states of america, vanuatu.

// based in munich

// graduated from film university babelsberg (former hff / hochschule für film und fernsehen konrad wolf) with cinematography diploma degree in 2013.

// member of the german society of cinematographers (bvk).

 

 

 

contact

// for commercial

represented by bite management

bernadette graf

0049 89 306 67 856

bernadette at bite-management dot com

 

// for documentary and fiction

0049 176 966 46 901

mail at johannesobermaier dot de

 

 

 

clients

// production companies  neon groen  oki  schokolade  megaherz  btf bildundtonfabrik  maze pictures  fireapple

                                     who's mcqueen  gbfilm  zooagency  instantwaves  knackereinfach  channel 4 london ...

// agencies  salt works  wunderman  m&c saatchi  heye  scholz&friends  fahrnholz&junghanns&raetzel ...

// clients  microsoft  lidl  mcdonald's  mediamarkt  motel one  saturn  deliveroo  iteracon  kuka  schaebens  sky  ubs  vimpay  zattoo  dak  zooplus ...

 

 

 

awards / festival screenings

2020  best tv entertainment at deutsche akademie für fernsehen for WETTEN DAS WAR'S..?, competition

2019  best cinematography at queen palm film festival for CHECKER TOBI UND DAS GEHEIMNIS UNSERES PLANETEN, won

2019  best cinematography at 7th indian cine film festival 2019 for CHECKER TOBI UND DAS GEHEIMNIS UNSERES PLANETEN, won

2019  most viewed documentary in german cinemas 2019 CHECKER TOBI UND DAS GEHEIMNIS UNSERES PLANETEN

2019  jury award at science film festival goethe institut for CHECKER TOBI UND DAS GEHEIMNIS UNSERES PLANETEN, won
2019  audience award at kinderfilmfest hof for CHECKER TOBI UND DAS GEHEIMNIS UNSERES PLANETEN, won

2019  best feature at queen palm film festival usa for CHECKER TOBI UND DAS GEHEIMNIS UNSERES PLANETEN, won

2019  kuratorenpreis at cinemare meeresfilmfestival kiel for CHECKER TOBI UND DAS GEHEIMNIS UNSERES PLANETEN, won

2019  kinderfilmpreis rakete at 30th kinofest lünen for CHECKER TOBI UND DAS GEHEIMNIS UNSERES PLANETEN, won

2019  best documentary feature at 5th san jose international film awards for CHECKER TOBI UND DAS GEHEIMNIS UNSERES PLANETEN, won

2019  filmfestival max ophüls preis CHECKER TOBI UND DAS GEHEIMNIS UNSERES PLANETEN, competition

2019  international nature film festival gödöllö CHECKER TOBI UND DAS GEHEIMNIS UNSERES PLANETEN, competition

2019  grimme preis for DOCUPY - UNGLEICHLAND, participation, won

2019  london international motion picture awards CHECKER TOBI UND DAS GEHEIMNIS UNSERES PLANETEN, competition

2019  sunback film festival kansas USA CHECKER TOBI UND DAS GEHEIMNIS UNSERES PLANETEN, competition

2019  swr doku festival 2019 CHECKER TOBI UND DAS GEHEIMNIS UNSERES PLANETEN, competition

2019  naturvision filmfestival 2019 CHECKER TOBI UND DAS GEHEIMNIS UNSERES PLANETEN, special mention

2018  prädikat "besonders wertvoll" for CHECKER TOBI UND DAS GEHEIMNIS UNSERES PLANETEN, won

2017  grimme preis for artem demenoks SCHATTEN DES KRIEGES, participation, won

2016  artdocfest international film festival moscow SURKOW, special screening

2015  rusdocfilmfest new york city laurus award for best documentary SURKOW, competition

2015  artdocfest international film festival moscow MAJA TUROWSKAJA, competition

2014  filmfestival max ophüls preis TOTALE STILLE, competition

2014  filmfestival achtung berlin TOTALE STILLE, competition

2013  aaber award munich MANCHMAL HÖRT ES SO AUF..., 2nd

2013  international film festival of muslim cinema kazan THE DUNGANS, competition

2012  competition verband dt. filmhochschulen ERSTE KLAPPE, won

2012  grenzland-filmtage TRUTHAHN UND DIAMANTEN, special screening

2011  cottbus filmfestival TRUTHAHN UND DIAMANTEN, special screening

2007  medienfestival berlin, competition

2006  oberstdorf filmgipfel, won

2006  crossmedia festival, 2nd

2006  director’s cut ulm, 2nd

2005  medienfestival berlin, competition

2004  fifa talente festival, won

 

 

 

filmography / cinematographer, dop

2021  THE FARM EXPERIMENT   disney+ original   season 1   6 episodes   megaherz   directed by martin tischner and pauline roenneberg 2021-2022

2021  CHECKER TOBI 2 - DER UNSICHTBARE SCHATZ (WT)   feature film cinema sequel   megaherz   directed by johannes honsell   2020-2022

2021  ZOOPLUS MAGAZIN III   commercial   neon groen   directed by florian friedrich

2021  HASSKNECHT 2021   mini-series   knacker einfach   agency: scholtz & friends   directed by marcel behnke

2021  ZOOPLUS MAGAZIN II   commercial   neon groen   directed by florian friedrich

2020  MCDONALD'S - AUCH AN WEIHNACHTEN: GANZ BEI EUCH   commercial   gb film   agency: heye   directed by ben pfohl

2020  ZOOPLUS MAGAZIN I   commercial   fireapple   directed by florian friedrich

2020  MCDONALD'S LANDLEBEN   commercial   gb film   agency: salt works   directed by ben pfohl

2020  NETFLIX ORIGINAL SHOW - FRANK ELSTNER: WETTEN, DAS WAR'S..?   Talk Show Series Netflix   Zoo Agency Berlin   directed by Marcel Behnke

2020  YVONNE IN SALAMI   Teaser for cinema feature   maze pictures   directed by Richard Oehmann und Josef Parzefall

2020  UBS - NOBEL PERSPECTIVES   Documentary Series   Zoo Agency Berlin   Washington DC, Toulouse

2019  DIE RÜCKKEHR DES KÖNIGS   Documentaryfiction BR   Megaherz   directed by Alexander Saran

2019  UBS - WOMEN IN ECONOMICS   Documentary Series   Zoo Agency Berlin   New York City, Chicago, Boston, Washington DC, London, Manchester, Paris, Mailand   2019-2020

2019  SKY - 1.5 MIO COSTUMERS   Commercial   Oki Films   directed by Ju Lee

2019  PASSIONSSPIELE OBERAMMERGAU - DIE UNGLAUBLICHSTE GESCHICHTE DER WELT   arte Documentary Feature   Megaherz   directed by Alexander Saran   2019-2022

2019  DOCUPY - HEIMATLAND   Documentary Series WDR / NETFLIX   BTF Köln   7 Days of Shooting

2018  NOBEL PERSPECTIVES LONDON  Documentary   ZooAgency   directed by Thomas Elstner

2018  SCHAEBENS - STIMMUNGEN   TV Commercial   Zoo Agency Berlin   directed by Aurelia Kanetzky

2018  LIDL - OPA WINFRIED   6 Commercial Spots   Schokolade Filmproduktion   directed by Flo Friedrich

2018  DIE ERFINDUNG BAYERNS   Documentaryfiction BR   Megaherz   directed by Alexander Saran

2018  NOBEL PERSPECTIVES NEW YORK  Documentary   ZooAgency   directed by Thomas Elstner

2018  MICROSOFT - GLAESER   Image   GB Film   directed by Katharina Woll

2018  DOCUPY - UNGLEICHLAND   Documentary Series WDR / NETFLIX   BTF Köln   directed by Michael Schmitt   5 Days of Shooting

2018  MILIEU   Documentary Series RBB   weltrecorder   directed by Matthias Weigel   1 Day of Shooting

2018  CHECKER TOBI UND DAS GEHEIMNIS UNSERES PLANETEN   Feature Film Cinema   Megaherz   directed by Martin Tischner   2017-2018

2017  MEDIAMARKT - PHILOSOPHY   Commercial   GB Film   directed by Katharina Woll

2017  UFA BABELSBERG   Commercial   GB Film   directed by Katharina Woll

2017  JACQUI & CHRIZY   Mini-Series   directed by Julie Kreuzer

2017  ZATTOO - I HAVE A STREAM   4 Commercials   who's mcqueen picture   directed by Rainer Spix

2016  MICROSOFT - SUPERMAN   Commercial   GB Film   directed by Sandro Cannova   2016

2016  SCHATTEN DES KRIEGES   Add. Footage   Documentary Feature   directed by Artem Demenok   2016

2016  STREETPHILOSOPHY   TV Documentary Series   arte   Weltrecorder   directed by Michael Schmitt   2016

2016  STREETPHILOSOPHY   Web Documentary Series   arte creative   Weltrecorder   dir by Moritz Dirks   2016

2016  DELIVEROO   Commercial   Grabow & Bartetzko  Filmproduktion   directed by Michael Schmitt   2016

2016  ZAUN AN ZAUN   Operator   TV Feature   ARD   Yalla Productions   DOP: J. Stäblein   2016   Add. 2 Days

2016  SURKOW   Documentary Feature   Russia TV   Moscow, N. Nowgorod   directed by Artem Demenok   2016

2016  VIMPAY   Commercial   GB Film   directed by Sandro Cannova   2016

2016  DAK   Commercial   GB Film   directed by Katharina Woll   2016

2016  BLABLACAR   Operator   Commercial   Who's McQueen   DOP: Jalaludin Trautmann   2016

2015  ITERACON   Commercial   GB Film   directed by Erec Brehmer   2015

2015  SATURN TRAILER   Commercial   GB Film   directed by David Onuora   2015

2015  NOBEL PERSPECTIVES   Documentary Series USA, GB   Instant Waves   directed by M. Schmitt   2015

2015  MICROSOFT 2 in 1 - Toast n' Egg   Commercial   GB Film   directed by Ju Lee   2015

2015  MICROSOFT 2 in 1 - Slippers   Commercial   GB Film   directed by Ju Lee   2015

2015  MICROSOFT 2 in 1 - E-Bike   Commercial   GB Film   directed by Ju Lee   2015

2015  MICROSOFT STUTTGART   Commercial   GB Film   directed by Erec Brehmer   2015

2015  MAJA TUROWSKAJA   Documentary Series Russia   directed by Artem Demenok   2015

2015  MOTEL ONE   Commercial   GB Film   directed by David Onuora   2015

2015  KUKA AUGSBURG   Commercial   GB Film   directed by Oli Schwamb   2015

2015  FASSZEIT   Documentary   directed by Artem Demenok   2015

2015  MICROSOFT 2 in 1 - Klinkenberg   Commercial   GB Film   directed by Michael Schmitt   2015

2015  BERLINALE 2015   Documentary TV Russia Kultura   directed by Peter Shepotinnik   2015

2014  MICROSOFT 2 in 1 - C100   Commercial   GB Film   directed by Ju Lee   2014

2014  CATAMARAN III   Documentary   Sony FS700   produced by Catarina Jentzsch   2014

2014  MICROSOFT 2 in 1 - Benedikt Böhm   Commercial   GB Film   directed by Michael Schmitt   2014

2014  AUXO & DATEV   Image   GB Film   2014

2014  NEPAL MONOCHROM   Photographic Film, black & white   Summit Club   Nepal   2014

2014  BERLINALE 2014   Documentary TV Russia Kulura   directed by Peter Shepotinnik   2014

2014  FASZINATION BUNKER   Image   directed by Simon Erhardt   2014

2014  DER ROTE HAHN   Documentary   directed by Bernadette Knoller, Lydia Dykier

2013  ARNOLD BÖCKLIN Documentary Feature 3Sat   Switzerland, Italy   directed by Artem Demenok

2013  MEERESRAUSCHEN Short Film   directed by Bodo Fürneisen (Preproduction)

2013  TOTALE STILLE Feature Film   directed by Zarah Ziadi

2012  CATAMARAN II   Documentary   produced by Catarina Jentzsch

2012  IN MIR   Short Film   directed by Mathieu Charrière

2012  ERSTE KLAPPE   Commercial   directed by Pablo Kaes

2012  MANCHMAL HÖRT ES SO AUF   Experimental   directed by Susanne Steinmaßl

2012  THE DUNGANS   Documentary China, Kyrgyzstan   directed by Zunwas Arbudu

2012  TAGTRÄUMER   Short Film   directed by Zarah Ziadi   Operator

2011  CATAMARAN I  Documentary   produced by Catarina Jentzsch

2011  DARK T - PRETTY LITTLE GIRL   Music Video   directed by Peter Lenkeit

2011  ZEITVERTREIB   Short Film   directed by Zarah Ziadi

2011  HOLLAND   Short Film   directed by Connie Walther

2010  TRUTHAHN UND DIAMANTEN   Short Film   16mm   directed by Daniel Abma

2010  FROM CIGARETTES AND WAR   Short Film   35mm   directed by Martina Widorski

2010  BAUME & MERCIER - VAU   Documentary

2009  UNDERDRESSED   Short Film   HDV + P&S   directed by Johannes Obermaier

2009  HOLZARENA   Commercial   directed by Andreas Holzmann

2009  DER KLEINE PRINZ   Ficitonal Film   directed by Lorenz Köhler   Operator

2009  MEDIENPREIS BABELSBERG   Studio Event   Operator

2009  THE GOOD ONE   Short Film   directed by Guido Stüwer

2009  SUBVERSIV 030   Documentary   16mm   directed by Steven Paul

2009  DOKUMENTARÜBUNG   Documentary   directed by Bernadette Knoller

2008  KOSTÜMPARTY   Short Film   directed by Susanne Steinmaßl

2008  DISGUSTING - POOL PARTY WEEKEND   Music Video   directed by Markus Krysa

2008  ZEITBESCHREIBUNG   Experimental   16mm   directed by Steven Paul

2007  HÖHENFLUG UND ABSTURZ   Application Film   directed by Johannes Obermaier

 

 

additional experience / focus puller

digital cinema

MAZDA SKYACTIVE   ARRI Alexa Mini   Commercial   C: M. Goy   2016

STORKOW KALIFORNIA   Sony FS7   Short Film   C: J. Yi   2016

LIEBLING, LASS DIE HÜHNER FREI   ARRI Amira   Feature Film   C: M. Reisser   B-Cam   2016

DOTA - RENNRAD   Sony FS7   Music Video   C: J. Yi   2016

BLIND UND HÄSSLICH   ARRI Amira   Feature Film   C: J. Yi   2015

DER GEILSTE TAG   ARRI Alexa M + Hawk Anamorphics   Feature Film   C: B. Jasper   B-Cam   2015

LOOPING   Working Title: JADE   ARRI Alexa + Summilux   Feature Film ZDF   C: J. Yi   2015

METALOPHOBIA   RED Dragon 5K   Short Film   C: M. Reisser   2015

DER NANNY   ARRI Alexa + Hawk Anamorphics   Feature Film   D: Matthias Schweighöfer   Additional   2014

DIRTY HONKERS - GET FLAPPY   Black Magic 4K + Gimble   Music Video   C: N. Mehring   2014

HAMMER & SICHL   ARRI Alexa Plus   TV Series BR   Additional   2014

SCHLIKKERFRAUEN   ARRI Alexa Plus   B-Camera   TV-Film SAT.1   C: M. Reisser   2014

PAY FRIENDZ   RED Epic 5K   Commercial   C: D. Schittek   2014

FRONNY TEASER   RED Epic 5K   Short Film   C: N. Hüther   2014

AUSSIE   BLACK MAGIC   Commercial   C: D. Schittek   2013

ZATTOO   RED Epic 5K   Commercial   C: M. Lontzek   2013

ANDERSWO   ARRI Alexa Plus   Feature Film   C: J. Praus

TEER   ARRI Alexa Plus   Feature Film RBB   C: J. Yi   D: Leonie Krippendorff

PENTHESILEA   RED Epic 5K   C: N. Mehring   D: Stefan Kaufhold

CONTAINER   ARRI Alexa   Short Film   C: N. Mehring   D: Thomas Brekle, ARTE

ALLES NEU   PDW-F800 + P&S   Short Film   C: M. Unger   D: Bernd Böhlich

NOTORIOUS F.R.O.G.   RED One MX   Short Film   C: M. Lonzek   D: Philipp Wenning

DIE ARTISTEN   PDW-F800 + P&S   Feature Film   C: N. Mehring   D: Florian Gottschick

SCHAUSPIELÜBUNG   PDW-F800 + P&S   Short Film   C: M. Lontzek

I DON’T LIKE MONDAYS   PDW-F800 + P&S   Short Film   C: N. Mehring   D: Aelrun Goette

 

35mm

DREI MINUTEN KINDHEIT   Short Film   C: Jieun Yi   D: Nari Kim

AROUSAL   Short Film   C: M. Unger   D: Marcus Heep

KUNSTLICHTÜBUNG   Short Film   C: A. Läufer   D: Bernadette Knoller

 

16mm

PITCH BUILDS A BALL AND DESTROYS IT   Short Film   C: P. Meise   D: Udita Bhargava

DU SIEHST SO AUS, WIE ICH MICH FÜHLE   Short Film   C: M. Unger   D: Marcus Heep

PLATZ AN DER SONNE   Short Film   C: P. Meise   D: Johanna Ickert

MAMA UND PAPA   Short Film   C: A. Läufer   D: Bernadette Knoller

ÖZ KARDES   Short Film   C: A. Läufer, Johanna Bergmann   D: Julia Rau

THARANDT   Short Film   C: J. Bergmann   D: Annegret Zettl

KAMERAABSCHLUSSÜBUNG   Short Film   C: A. Läufer   D: Bernadette Knoller

STERBEN MACHEN   Short Film   C: D. Carsenty   D: Marcus Heep

POINT OF NO RETURN   Short Film   C: G. Stüwer   D: Philipp Wenning

 

 

additional experience / gaffer

WINFRIED KRETSCHMANN   Commercial   C: H. Greisle   2016

FERIEN   Feature Film   C: A. Läufer   2014

ALIBI AGENTUR   Series ZDF Neo   C: T. Schäppi   2014

DER GAST   Feature Film RBB   C: S. Klatt   2013

AUSSIE   Commercial   C: D. Schittek   2013

DER VERHÖRRAUM   Short Film   C: D. Schittek   2013

SCHMITKE   Feature Film   Czech Republic   C: C. Pirjol   2013

HAUSGMACHT   Short Film   C: F. Geiss   2013

KOHLHAAS ODER DIE VERHÄLTNISMÄSSIGKEIT DER MITTEL   Feature Film   C: C. Pirjol   2012

work

impressions

cinema feature totale stille

directed by zarah ziadi

cinematography by johannes obermaier

produced by hff potsdam-babelsberg

shot on arri alexa

contact

cinema feature sequel checkertobi II - der unsichtbare schatz

in production

directed by johannes honsell

director of photography johannes obermaier

produced by megaherz filmproduktion

cast tobias krell, klaas heufer-umlauf

distributed by mfa+ film

shot on arri alexa mini

 

 

 

 

 

 

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