Sophie Maintigneux

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Born in 1961 in Antony (France). After training as an assistant camera operator, I began working as a cinematographer in 1984. I participated as a director of photography in over 70 fiction feature films  and documentaries until now. Since 1991 I have taught at several film schools. From 2006 to 2011 Head-Manager of the camera department at the German Film and Television Academy Berlin (dffb). Since 2011 professor at the Academy of Media Arts in Cologne (KHM). I'm based in Berlin and Cologne and have dual German – French nationality. Awards (selection): Deutscher Kamerapreis 2003 and 2009, Preis der Deutschen Filmkritik 1991.


German | French | English (fluent)

Selected Credits

Mario | feature film | dir: Marcel Gisler | prod: Triluna Films | Switzerland | 2017

The Chambermaid | feature film | dir: Ingo Haeb | prod: Sutor Kolonko Film, 58 Filme | Germany | 2013

Die dünnen Mädchen | feature documentary | dir: Maria Teresa Camoglio | prod: Chiaroscuro Prod. | Germany | 2008

Gotteszell | feature documentary | dir: Helga Reidemeister | prod: Reidemeister Prod., SWR | Germany | 2001

L‘amour, l'argent, l'amour | feature film | dir: Philipp Gröning | prod: Gröning FilmProd. | Deutschland | 1997

Fögi is a Bastard | feature film | dir: Marcel Gisler | prod: Vega Film | Switzerland | 1997

The Green Ray | feature film | dir: Eric Rohmer | prod: Les Films du Losange | France | 1984

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