Frank Schwaiger  BVK

director of photography, steadicam operator, gimbal system operator

Frank Schwaiger, director of photography, steadicam operator, gimbal system operator, Berlin

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Mobile   +49 163 8042452
Phone   +49 30 20989691
Email   mail@frankschwaiger.com
Homepage    http://www.frankschwaiger.com
 


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Projects as director of photography | 20 of 47 | SHOW ALL
year title movie type director production comment
2018 VW Grand California - Der neue... Commercial Bastian Goergens Bastian Goergens Pro...
2018 Snaeland Feature Film Lise Raven Snaeland Film LLC [u... Berlin part
2018 Die Bombe Short Feature F... Dima Hamdan kamitz.filmproduktio...
2018 Techniker Krankenkasse - Onboa... Image Film Oliver Frohnauer TVN Corporate Media ...
2017 Buranest - Vom Kommen und Gehe... Documentary various DokLab GmbH [ch] Ethiopia
2016 Bodo Wartke - Nicht in meinem ... Music Video Sven Schütze Reimkultur Musikverl...
2016 Nod One's Head - I'm Mad Music Video Jade Mortimer Martin Koddenberg Pr...
2015 Rocksin feat. Chris Harms - De... Music Video Shahrokh Vaziri Po... Shahrokh Vaziri Pour...
2015 Gothaer Versicherung - Sorglos Commercial Stefan Alexander W... Willner Meier & Co.
2015 Provinzial - Räume des Lebens Image Film Aurel Bantzer Willner Meier & Co.
2015 Ergo - Ein idealer Tag Image Film Aurel Bantzer Willner Meier & Co.
2015 VNZV Verband - Jedes Wort wert Commercial Reinhard Crasemann D.I.E. Werbefilm Gmb...
2015 Forgotten Army Documentary Signe Astrup Molly Aida Film
2015 Botschaft von Kanada - Das Med... Image Film Joshan Esfandiari ... Cat and Weasel Films...
2014 Shake / Hazzeh Documentary Alia Ibrahim Alia Ibrahim Product... Dreharbeiten Berlin
2014 Bosch - Athlet (Internetfilm) Commercial Stefan Alexander W... Willner Meier & Co.
2014 GAZi - Mercedes Commercial Tobias Castorph Middle East Mambo, G...
2013 Sonntags Short Feature F... Ira Tondowski Tondowski Films GbR
2013 Shany Cosmetics - Shooting Commercial Jana Godintschuk Jana Godintschuk Pro... Sony F5
2013 WerbeWeischer - Emotion Image Film Iwailo Nikolov Conegge Film, Iwailo...

Projects as steadicam operator | 20 of 25 | SHOW ALL
year title movie type director of photo... production comment
2018 Hilfetelefon / Gewalt gegen Fr... Commercial Jannik Nolte JO!SCHMID Filmproduk...
2018 Mit der Tür ins Haus (aka Pens... TV Movie, ZDF [de] Thomas Förster U5 Filmproduktion Gm...
2018 Die Bombe Short Feature F... Frank Schwaiger kamitz.filmproduktio...
2018 The Dalmore / Emirates - Privi... Commercial Alistair Little Greenroom Films [uk]
2018 Techniker Krankenkasse - Onboa... Image Film Frank Schwaiger TVN Corporate Media ...
2017 Golden Hour Short Feature F... Florian Wurzer Karola Film
2016 Der Tatortreiniger TV Series, NDR [de] Eric Ferranti Letterbox Filmproduk...
2016 Museum Barberini - ITB 2016 (M... Image Film Eric Ferranti Storming Donkey Prod...
2015 Dreissig Indie Feature F... Anselm Belser DFFB - Deutsche Film...
2015 Horror Tattoos TV-Show, sixx [de] Heike Güldenpfenni... CL Consult GmbH [ch] Folge Hamburg
2014 Axel Springer - Start-up YEAH3... Commercial Casey Campbell Film Deluxe GmbH
2014 Dream Labyrinth Short Feature F... Christoph Neugebau... Kopfgeburtenkontroll...
2014 Meyer Hosen - Sommer 2014 Image Film Embassy of Dreams Fi...
2014 Geheime Melodie Short Feature F... Jana Pape Filmuniversität Babe...
2014 GAZi - Mercedes Commercial Frank Schwaiger Middle East Mambo, G...
2013 Wie erkläre ich einem toten Fr... Short Feature F... HfbK Hochschule für ...
2013 Traumhaft Short Feature F... Clemens Majunke Clemens Majunke Prod...
2013 Projekt 2 Short Feature F... Mantas Jockus GE Creative Films, G...
2013 VW - Godard Spec Commercial Annabelle Handke Filmakademie Baden-W...
2013 Hamburger Fußballverband - Ham... Image Film Dino von Wintersdo... Roni Zorina Produkti...

Projects as gimbal system operator
year title movie type director of photo... production comment
2018 VW Grand California - Der neue... Commercial Frank Schwaiger Bastian Goergens Pro...
2018 Kolon Sport - Kampagne 2018 Commercial Watchmen Productions...
2015 Provinzial - Räume des Lebens Image Film Frank Schwaiger Willner Meier & Co.
2015 Botschaft von Kanada - Das Med... Image Film Frank Schwaiger Cat and Weasel Films...
2015 Labelled - The Berlin Start-Up... Series various DFFB - Deutsche Film...
2014 Netflix - German Launch (6 Spo... Commercial Henrik Stenberg Cobblestone Filmprod... Alexa M
2014 Hördur - Zwischen den Welten Feature Film Eric Ferranti Storming Donkey Prod...
2014 WeightWatchers - Eat the way y... Commercial Torben Forsberg Markenfilm Berlin Gm...
2014 ZDF - Alles muss raus (Trailer... Commercial Britta Mangold Film Deluxe GmbH
2014 Dt. Sparkassenverband - Azubi.... Commercial Jens Maasboel Black Pearl Film Gmb...

Film projects in other activities
year title movie type director production comment
2016 Bei dir heute Nacht - Der Konz... Documentary various Reimkultur Musikverl... camera operatorKonzertaufzeichnun...
2016 Der Tatortreiniger TV Series, NDR [de] Arne Feldhusen Letterbox Filmproduk... 2nd unit dop
2014 Telekom - Bob und Linda. Die A... Commercial Andreas Einbeck Redseven Entertainme... 2nd unit dop
2013 Heiter bis tödlich - Hauptstad... TV Series, ARD [de], R... various Askania Media Filmpr... 2nd unit dop2 Tage Vertretung
2012 Four Senses Feature Film Rüdiger von Spies Lommel Entertainment gaffer
2012 GAZi - Altin Peynir Commercial Uschi Gutter Middle East Mambo, G... gaffer
2011 More Jesus Documentary various Corso Film - und Fer... 2nd unit dop2. Kamera, 1 DT
2009 Die Bergwacht TV Series, ZDF [de] various ndF neue deutsche Fi... 2nd unit dop2 Tage Vertretung
2008 Wickie und die starken Männer Feature Film Michael Bully Herbig Rat Pack Filmprodukt... electrician
2007 Dante Thomas - What I got Music Video Mario Spiegel Titanfilm [de] gaffer
2006 1000 Days Short Feature F... Christoph Steinau Kunsthochschule Kass... screenwriter
2006 Louis Elefantenherz Short Feature F..., arte Julia Ziesche Eikon Media GmbH gaffer
2005 Stephanie D - Truly Yours Music Video Christoph Steinau Titanfilm [de] gaffer
2005 TV Spielfilm - Kasperletheater... Spec Commercial Moritz Laube DFFB - Deutsche Film... gaffer
2004 Nike - Beichtstuhl Commercial Jana Godintschuk DFFB - Deutsche Film... screenwriter
2004 Das Kanzleramt TV Series, ZDF [de] various Cinecentrum Hamburg ... electrician
2003 Bibi Blocksberg und das Geheim... Feature Film Franziska Buch Bavaria Filmverleih-... electrician
2001 Good bye Lenin! Feature Film Wolfgang Becker X Filme Creative Poo... first assistant cameraNachdreh
2000 Little Fish Short Feature F... Holger Ernst Kunsthochschule Kass... producer
1998 Volkswagen - Concerto Maggioli... Corporate Film Christoph Steinau Kunsthochschule Kass... electrician

Film Awards
year title award category comment
2001 Little Fish World Film Festival Montreal [ca] Best Short Film won
2001 Little Fish Hessischer Hochschulfilmpreis Kurzfilm won

Further Awards
year award
2003 Publikumspreis des Filmfestivals Antalya für DER BEFEHL
2003 Aufnahme in die Sammlung der Deutschen Kinemathek von DER BEFEHL
2003 FBW Prädikat besonders wertvoll für DER BEFEHL
2001 FBW Prädikat wertvoll für KLEINE FISCHE

Basic details
self portrayal englishspecialties: available light, natural light (artificially done or available), light without power, handheld camera, actor-friendly camera work, pace, flexibility 
nationality German
languages German (mother tongue), English (fluently)
experience shooting in foreign countries Northern Europe: Sweden

East Africa: Ethiopia

Eastern Europe: Poland

Southern Europe: Italy, Malta, Spain

Western Europe: Austria, Switzerland
special skillsalle Formate von Film bis Digital: 35mm / 16mm / HD / Alexa / Red / Unterwasser-Erfahrung / Hi-Speed / Tabletop / Liquid 
own equipment-Steadicam: Steadicam Master Arm, Klassen Harness, Baer-Bel Vest, Baer-Bel Sled

-Freefly MoVI M5 / M10 / M15 / Pro

-ALEXA MINI

-SONY FS7

-Blackmagic URSA mini 4.6K

-HMI-Licht
-Kunstlicht

-GreenScreen Studio
 
immediate working area Berlin, Hamburg
1st residence Berlin
other possibilities of accommodation Munich, Cologne, Hamburg, Istanbul, Kassel, Leipzig, London, Stuttgart
associations German Society of Cinematographers [de]