Dietrich Lohmann

Director of photography
A key cinematographer of the New German Cinema, Dietrich Lohmann first came to prominence for his collaboration with director Rainer Werner Fassbinder. He garnered particular praise for his work on the European scenes ... Read more »
Born: 03/09/1943 in Berlin, DE

Filmography

Camera, Film, & Tape (69)

Deep Impact 1998 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

A Couch in New York 1997 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Peacemaker 1997 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Quiet Days in Hollywood 1995 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Snakes and Ladders 1995 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Innocent 1995 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Color of Night 1994 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Machine 1994 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Deutschland im Herbst 1993 (Movie)

cinematography (Cinematographer)

Knight Moves 1993 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Me and the Kid 1993 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Salt on Our Skin 1992 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Das Serbische Madchen 1991 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Ted & Venus 1991 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Milena 1990 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Silence Like Glass 1990 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Fontane Effi Briest 1989 (Movie)

cinematography (Cinematographer)

Gods of the Plague 1989 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Katzelmacher 1989 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The American Soldier 1989 (Movie)

cinematography (Cinematographer)

The Merchant of Four Seasons 1989 (Movie)

cinematography (Cinematographer)

Warum Lauft Herr R. Amok? 1989 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Sins of the Fathers 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Director of Photography

Der Joker 1986 (Movie)

cinematography (Cinematographer)

Karl May 1986 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Die Forstenbuben 1984 (Movie)

cinematography (Cinematographer)

Final Call 1983 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Liebe Ist Kein Argument 1982 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Strawanzer 1982 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Die Reinheit des Herzens 1979 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Kaltgestellt 1979 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Soweit das Auge reicht 1979 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Bomber und Paganini 1978 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Das Brot des Backers 1978 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Der Schneider Von Ulm 1978 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Kassbach 1978 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Milo Milo 1978 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Der Sturz 1977 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

H-Moll Messe: Ana begegnet der Musik des Johann Sebastian Bach 1977 (Movie)

cinematography (Cinematographer)

Taugenichts 1977 (Movie)

cinematography (Cinematographer)

Der Madchenkrieg 1976 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Hitler, Ein film aus Deutschland 1976 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Serpent's Egg 1976 (Movie)

(Photography)

Zu boser Schlacht schleich' Ich heute nacht so bang 1976 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Berlinger 1975 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Der Letzte Schrei 1975 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Vera Romeyke Ist Nicht Tragbar 1975 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Acht Stunden sind kein Tag Eine Familienserie 1971 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Bremer Freiheit 1971 (Movie)

(Photography)

Harlis 1971 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Ludwig - Requiem Fur einen jungfraulichen Konig 1971 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Wildwechsel 1971 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Ein Grosser Graublauer Vogal 1970 (Movie)

cinematography (Cinematographer)

Die Niklashauser Fahrt 1969 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Pioniere in Ingolstadt 1969 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Rio das Mortes 1969 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Willi Tobler und der Untergang der 6. Flotte 1969 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Baal 1968 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Love Is Colder Than Death 1968 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Signs of Life 1968 (Movie)

(Camera Assistant)

Artists Under the Big Top: Perplexed 1967 (Movie)

(Camera Assistant)

Letzte Worte 1966 (Movie)

(Camera Assistant)

Deadlock (TV Show)

Director of Photography

In the Lake of the Woods (TV Show)

Director of Photography

Silhouette (TV Show)

Director of Photography

The Great Escape II: The Untold Story (TV Show)

Director of Photography

The Rose and the Jackal (TV Show)

Director of Photography

War and Remembrance (TV Show)

Director of Photography
Actor (1)

Ich Will Nicht Nur, Dass Ihr Mich Liebt 1992 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)
Director (1)

Bremer Freiheit 1971 (Movie)

(Director)
Writer (1)

Bremer Freiheit 1971 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Biography

A key cinematographer of the New German Cinema, Dietrich Lohmann first came to prominence for his collaboration with director Rainer Werner Fassbinder. He garnered particular praise for his work on the European scenes of the ABC miniseries "War and Remembrance" (1988). Hollywood beckoned and Lohmann went on to work on "The Lover" (1990), "The Innocent" (1993) and "The Peacemaker" (1997). He was in the final weeks of shooting "Deep Impact" (1998) at his untimely death.

Relationships

Katja Lohmann

Daughter
lives in Germany survived him

Babetee Lohmann-Raitmayr

Wife
married c. 1975 survived him

EDUCATION

Berlin Film School

Berlin 1969
met Volker Schlondorff and Werner Herzog

Milestones

1997

Was in final weeks of shooting Leder's "Deep Impact" at the time of his death

1997

Served as director of photography on the first DreamWorks SKG feature "The Peacemaker", directed by Mimi Leder

1990

Garnered attention for his work on "The Lover"

1987

Moved to L.A. (date approximate)

1986

Earned Emmy nomination for his work on the ABC miniseries "War and Remembrance"

1972

Last collaboration with Fassbinder, "Eight Hours Are Not a Day"

1968

Began collaboration as director of photography on nine films directed by Rainer Werner Fassbinder

Began career working for a production company

Was mentored by Volker Schlondorff, ALexander Kluge and Werner Herzog while attending Berlin Film School

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