Chris Hof - Director of Photography
Chris Hof Chris Hof is a german based DoP. At the age of fourteen, he was fascinated by black and white art photography. After studying photography and film at Bavaria Film Studios, he moved to Paris and worked as a photographer, shooting fashion for Marie Claire and Vogue magazine. Back to Munich he worked as a focus puller for various film companies, advertising projects, TV series and international movies. During this time he collaborated with film giants like: Wolfgang Petersen, Luis Bunuel jr., Dan Curtis, Alex Phillips. Then he joined the BVK, the german society of cinematographers. He quickly built himself up a reputation for a fresh eye on cars, emotional storytelling, lifestyle and beauty. Some of his productions got several nominations and prizes at the New York Festivals. His touch in photography goes on aesthetic imagery, graphical composition and atmospheric lighting. He is fascinated by colors and contrasts that transfers content and messages in order to enhance cineastic communication as well as to underline the appropriate emotional impact.
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Specialities
Commercials • Corporate Films • Feature Films • Short Films
Styles
Beauty • Car • Celebrity • Entertainment • Lifestyle • Visual effects • Fashion • Landscape
Skills
Super16 • 35mm • Alexa • DSLRs • RED-CAM • Phantom/Weisscam
Languages
German • English • French • Spanish
  • Eve "Jeder verdient den perfekten Start"Eve "Jeder verdient den perfekten Start" Eve "Jeder verdient den perfekten Start" • Commercial • Business • Animals • Beauty
  • The Voice of Germany "Battle" 90sThe Voice of Germany "Battle" 90s The Voice of Germany "Battle" 90s • Commercial • Celebrity • Highspeed • Entertainment
  • Calitary "Be your own hero"Calitary "Be your own hero" Calitary "Be your own hero" • Commercial • Sport • Black & White
  • BundeswehrBundeswehr Bundeswehr • Commercial • Vignette • Kids • Landscape • Flight
  • Parle BourbonParle Bourbon Parle Bourbon • Commercial • Food • Dance • Beauty
  • Toyota ReizToyota Reiz Toyota Reiz • Commercial • Car • Visual effects
  • Claudia Schiffer FashionClaudia Schiffer Fashion Claudia Schiffer Fashion • Commercial • Beauty • Celebrity • Fashion
  • Audi R8 "Genuine Part"Audi R8 "Genuine Part" Audi R8 "Genuine Part" • Commercial • Car
  • Concorso Eleganza "Villa D'Este" 2017Concorso Eleganza "Villa D'Este" 2017 Concorso Eleganza "Villa D'Este" 2017 • Corporate Film • Car • People
  • Konen "Fashion Delikatessen"Konen "Fashion Delikatessen" Konen "Fashion Delikatessen" • Commercial • Food • Beauty • Fashion
  • Porsche "Challenge"Porsche "Challenge" Porsche "Challenge" • Commercial • Car • Sport • Black & White
  • Simfinity "Dogs"Simfinity "Dogs" Simfinity "Dogs" • Commercial • Animals • Highspeed
  • BMW "Performance Duell"BMW "Performance Duell" BMW "Performance Duell" • Commercial • Car • Action
  • Sat1 "Kylie Minogue"Sat1 "Kylie Minogue" Sat1 "Kylie Minogue" • Trailer • Celebrity • Entertainment • Beauty
  • Starforce "Bungee"Starforce "Bungee" Starforce "Bungee" • Trailer • Action • Celebrity • Dialog • Helicopter • Sport
  • BMW "Christmas"BMW "Christmas" BMW "Christmas" • Commercial • Car • Storytelling • Humour
  • Concorso Eleganza "Villa D´Este"Concorso Eleganza "Villa D´Este" Concorso Eleganza "Villa D´Este" • Corporate Film • Car • Landscape • Lifestyle
  • Samu Haber "Die Band"Samu Haber "Die Band" Samu Haber "Die Band" • Commercial • Entertainment • Slow-Motion • Beauty
Productions

Commercials
11880 • Adeline Marx • Adidas • Allianz • AOK • ARD • Arosa • AUDI • Artdeco • Bahrain TV • Biolectra • Bitburger • Bleifrei Jeans • BMW (div.) • Brot für die Welt • Bundeswehr • Calitary • Citroen • Claudia Schiffer • Connection • CO2 Contra • Condrops • Das Erste • DAS Versicherungen • Die Leichte Muh • DMAX • EHAPA Verlag • Ehrmann Yoghurt • Erdinger Weisbier • EVIAN • FIAT • Formoline • Fortis Bank • Frauenhofer • Freudenhaus Brillen • FULDA Reifen • Geh wählen • Germany's Next Top Model • GOLDENE 1 • Haribo • HD AUGE • Heidi Klum • Horizonte • Hulk vs Hulk • Hypovereinsbank - 3D • Iberostar • Ibu Ratiopharm • Intersport • KABEL Deutschland • KABEL 1 • Kärcher • Kellogs • KONEN • Kylie Minoque • Land sucht Liebe • Lotta in Love • Love Green • Magic Sports • Maggi • Mark Brandenburg • MAOAM • Mazda • MBC • McBizz • McDonalds • Meica Mini • Microsoft • MOGUL ÖL • Mystery Monday • Neckerman • Nestle • Neun Live • Nintendo • NIVEA • OPEL • Parle • PRO7 Popstars • Porsche • Puma • Ravensburger • Radio Z • Renault • Red Nose Day • SAP • Sat1 • Saudi Tv • Schladerer • Siemens • Simfinity • SIXX • Skoda • Sony • Stadtsparkasse • Starforce 1-3 • Superhereos 1-3 • Swarowski • Taff • Tolerance Day • Toyota • Unheilig Sat1 • VW • We Love To Entertain You

Feature Films
"Ein Engel kommt selten allein" - Fernsehspiel • "Wie die Karnickel" - Feature film 2nd Unit • "Atlantropa" - Docu- Drama

Music Videos
Helga Pictures • Krazy Alley • Mr. President • Chris Norman • Caroline Lavalle • Blind Passenger • Ginie Line • Punjabi Mc • Somebody Hurts

Directors

Alexander Grinke • Alexander Krause • Andreas Kayales • Bernd Lange • Bernd Seibold • Bertie Kropac • Clay Coleman • Dan Curtis • Daniel Phillip • Dietrich Mangold • Florian Seidel • Frank Strecker • Fredrik Boklund • Günther Bayerl • Hans Kortenhaus • Horst Czenskovski • Ingo Häckes • Jan Doleschal • Jens Peter Lorenzen • Luis Bunuel jr. • Martin Kriegler • Matt Vane • Max Engert • Michael Frings • Michael Stelzer • Peter Kleine • Peter Ladkani • Sebastian v. Wychetzki • Simon Ritzler • Stephan Vollmer • Ulrich König • Wolfgang Petersen

Awards

World Media Festivals, Hamburg „intermedia-globe Silver“, Category „Internal Communication – Motivation“. Title: "Allianz Masterstory"
New York Festivals, Gold World Meda, Industrial Productions: Sale, Title: "Mini Clubman Showroom Film"
New York Festivals, Silver Medal, Fine Arts/Crafts, Title: "Jewels of Fantasy" Swarovski