Lutz Hattenhauer is a freelance Director and Director of Photography for features, commercials, corporate films and musicpromos.
Lutz started his film career the traditional way: As a lighting technician, loader and camera assistant.
In the following years he shot numerous documentaries across the globe. Followed up by tv comedy-formats, short feature films and music-promos for well-known international and german music-acts like BRITNEY SPEARS and DIE ÄRZTE.
2004 - 2005 he attended the Cinematography Masterclass at Rockport College, Maine held by Michael Chapman, ASC and Steven Fierberg, ASC. His unique talent was also recognized internationally, when he won Gold and Silver Awards at the NY Film Festival in 2007. Since then he has been busy developing his skills and experience via work on numerous filmprojects across the globe. Since 2013 he focusses on being director as well as directing DoP on his projects.
He has special experience in 3d-stereoscopic work, digital highspeed and aerial- & underwater-photography Lutz always pushes to find visuals off the beaten track.
He lives with his wife and two sons in Hamburg, Germany.