Thomas Mauch

Director of photography, Director, Writer
This prolific German director of photography is best-known for his 21-year collaboration with director Werner Herzog. He has been called The Godfather of New German Cinema and his early harsh, black-and-white style ... Read more »
Born: 04/04/1937 in Germany

Filmography

Camera, Film, & Tape (69)

Los enemigos del dolor 2013 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Cobra Verde 2007 (Movie)

stills (Photography)

Cobra Verde 2007 (Movie)

cinematography (Cinematographer)

Warchild 2006 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Heimat 3: A Chronicle of Endings and Beginnings 2004 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

La Moitie du ciel 2000 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Saint-Cyr 2000 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Sweety Barrett 1998 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Orson Welles: The One-Man Band 1996 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

I.D. 1995 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Bye Bye America 1994 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Transatlantis 1994 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Die Denunziantin 1992 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Klamek Ji Bo Beko 1992 (Movie)

cinematography (Cinematographer)

Butterbrot 1990 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Maria von den Sternen 1989 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Wallers Letzter Gang 1989 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Das Weite Land 1987 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Ein Treffen mit Rimbaud 1987 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

War Zone 1987 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Adrian und die Romer 1986 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Radioactive Dreams 1986 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Das Alte Ladakh 1985 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Vermischte Nachrichten 1985 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Der Angriff der Gegenwart auf die ubrige Zeit 1984 (Movie)

a-camera operator (Camera Operator)

Der Angriff der Gegenwart auf die ubrige Zeit 1984 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Nicht Nichts Ohne Dich 1984 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Die Achse 1983 (Movie)

(Photography)

Auf der Suche nach einer praktisch - realistischen Haltung 1982 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Der Anschlag 1982 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Die Macht der Gefuehle 1982 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Ein Friedliches Paar 1982 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Fitzcarraldo 1982 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Kiez 1982 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Desperado City 1981 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Heinrich Penthesilea Von Kleist 1981 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Krieg und Frieden 1981 (Movie)

(Schlondorff) (Director of Photography)

Die Beruhrte 1980 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Der Kandidat 1979 (Movie)

cinematography (Cinematographer)

Glaube und Wahrung 1979 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Huie's Predigt 1979 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Palermo-Wolfsburg 1979 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Die Patriotin 1978 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Erika's Passions 1977 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Neapolitanische Geschwister 1977 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Stroszek 1977 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

How Much Wood Would a Woodchuck Chuck 1976 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

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

(Director of Photography)

Das Ulmer horn 1975 (Movie)

(Photography)

Der Starke Ferdinand 1975 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Heinrich 1975 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Strafprotokoll aller und jeder... 1975 (Movie)

(Photography)

Une Fille Unique 1975 (Movie)

(Camera Assistant)

Unterm Pflaster ist der Strand 1974 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Aguirre, the Wrath of God 1973 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Gelegenheitsarbeit einer Sklavin 1973 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Besitzburgerin, Jahrgang 1908 1972 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Der Welt zeigen, dass man noch da ist 1971 (Movie)

(Photography)

Auch Zwerge Haben Klein Angefangen 1970 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Der Grosse Verhau 1970 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Vorfruhling 1970 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Handicaps 1969 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

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

(Director of Photography)

Signs of Life 1968 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Artists Under the Big Top: Perplexed 1967 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Letzte Worte 1966 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Lust for Love 1966 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Yesterday Girl 1965 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)
Director (7)

Maria von den Sternen 1989 (Movie)

(Director)

Adrian und die Romer 1986 (Movie)

(Director)

Die Achse 1983 (Movie)

(Director)

Vater und Sohn 1983 (Movie)

(additional scenes) (Director)

Das Ulmer horn 1975 (Movie)

(Director)

Strafprotokoll aller und jeder... 1975 (Movie)

(Director)

Der Welt zeigen, dass man noch da ist 1971 (Movie)

(Director)
Writer (6)

Maria von den Sternen 1989 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Die Achse 1983 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Das Ulmer horn 1975 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Heinrich 1975 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Strafprotokoll aller und jeder... 1975 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Der Welt zeigen, dass man noch da ist 1971 (Movie)

(Screenplay)
Producer (5)

Maria von den Sternen 1989 (Movie)

(Producer)

Palermo-Wolfsburg 1979 (Movie)

(Producer)

Das Ulmer horn 1975 (Movie)

(Producer)

Strafprotokoll aller und jeder... 1975 (Movie)

(Producer)

Der Welt zeigen, dass man noch da ist 1971 (Movie)

(Producer)
Actor (5)

Z.B....Otto Spalt 1988 (Movie)

(Actor)

Location Afrika 1986 (Movie)

(Actor)

Vater und Sohn 1983 (Movie)

Narration (Narrator)

Burden of Dreams 1982 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Was Ich Bin, Sind Meine Filme 1977 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)
Production Management (1)

Vater und Sohn 1983 (Movie)

(Production Supervisor)
Other (1)

Endlose Verabredung 1977 (Movie)

(Production Consultant)

Biography

This prolific German director of photography is best-known for his 21-year collaboration with director Werner Herzog. He has been called The Godfather of New German Cinema and his early harsh, black-and-white style became synonymous with the dark, gritty films of the era.

Milestones

1988

Wrote first film, "Maria von den Sternen"

1988

Organized camera workshop in Manila, Philippines

1987

Directed first feature "Adrian und die Romer"

1980

First US-made film, short "Huie's Predigt"

1968

Produced "Neun Leben hat die Katze"

1967

First teaming with Werner Herzog, "Letzte Worte"

1965

First director of photography credit, on short "Unendliche Fahrt"

1964

First directing credit, on short film "General Yeh"

1957

Joined Gesellschaft fur Bildende Filme

1954

Worked as still photographer

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