#1-2: Courtesy of Thomas Hardmeier

 

   


THOMAS HARDMEIER   AFC

 

Born: 16 February 1965, Zürich, Switzerland.

Career: Started as 1st c.asst in 1986. Became doph in 1994.

Ph commercials. Also active as lighting des for the theater.

Member of the AFC since 2006.

Awards: IMZ Dance Screen, Monte Carlo, 'Best Camera Re-Work' [2002] for 'The Moebius Strip'; 24th Festival du Film Court de Villeurbanne 'Prix Fuji de la Meilleure Photographie' [2003] for 'L'escalier'; DKP Fernsehfilm nom [2006] for 'Tatort' [ep 'Schneetreiben']; 'César' Award [2014] for 'The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet'.

Website: Thomas Hardmeier


 

 FILMS

1994

Das langsame Sterben des Sumatranashorns [Mike Wildbolz] c; doc/45m

1994

50% absolut [Igor Bauersima] c; short/9m

1994

Visite guideé/Guided Tour [Lionel Roy] b&w; short/6m

1994

Das blaue Pferd/Le cheval bleu [Mike Wildbolz] c; doc/43m; new version in 2010

1994

Cavale [Vincent Pluss] BetaSP/c; dance film/45m; cph: Hans Schürmann & Pierre-Luigi Zaretti

1995

Familia urbana (Famille urbaine) [Mauro Losa] 16mm/b&w; short/12m

1995

Wetzikon [Herbert Augsburger] ?

1996

Dr. Younamis' Couch [Igor Bauersima] c; short/14m

1996

L'heure du loup [Vincent Pluss] c; short/17m

1996

Moi toi peur [Vincent Pluss] BetaSP/c; dance film/13m; cph: Hans Schürmann

1996

Taxi Service [Elie Khalifé & Alexandre Monnier] c; short/13m

1996

Comme d'habitude [Isabelle Balducchi] s16-35bu/c; short/14m

1996

Die Klienten - Einblick in die Seele [- Dokumentarfilm über die schmerzhafte Erfahrung der Drogentherapie] [Mike Wildbolz] c; doc/92m

1996

La sentence/The Sentence [Mauro Losa] b&w; short/15m

1996

Reines d'un jour/Queens for a Day [Pascal Magnin] c; dance film/26m

1997

Contrecoup [Pascal Magnin] DigiBeta/c; dance film/25m

1997

Merci Natex [Elie Khalifé & Alexandre Monnier] c; short/15m

1997

La chanson des vieux amants [Pascal Magnin] c; short/5m; also ep of 7-part tv-series (Arte-tv) 'Une danse, le temps d'une chanson'

1997

Par Fom a Passion - Storie di uomini e bestie [Mike Wildbolz] c; doc/80m; cph: M. Wildbolz

1997

Hai [Tobias Ineichen] c; short/20m

1997

Blind Date [seg (15m) 'Le chevalier à la rose' dir by Blaise Piguet & seg (10m) 'Angélique' dir by Samir] c; 7 seg (93m); other ph: Pio Corradi, Hans Meier, a.o.

1998

Near the Center [Georg Lendorff] c; short/15m

1998

Son jour à elle [Frédéric Mermoud] c; short/5m; prod École Cantonale d'Art de Lausanne

1998

Ryhiner's Business - Erinnerungen an einen Tierfänger [Mike Wildbolz] c; doc/89m

1998

Trois ans dans la tempête [Daniel Monnat] c; doc/94m; cph: Claude Paccaud & Jean Zeller

1998

Mondialito [Nicolas Wadimoff] c

1999

La nuit [Jérôme Porte] b&w; short/15m; prod Haute École d'Art et de Design, Genève

1999

Les électrons libres [Frédéric Mermoud] c; short/15m; prod École Cantonale d'Art de Lausanne

1999

Mignon à croquer/Sweet Enough to Eat [Lionel Baier] c; short/11m

1999

ID Swiss [seg 'Making of a Jew' dir by Stina Werenfels] DigiBeta-to-35mm/c; doc/90m (7 seg); cph: Felix von Muralt

1999

La filature [Danièle Rivière] v/c; short/10m

1999

Carpe Diem [Elisabeth Aubert Schlumberger] s16-35bu/c; short/20m; cph: Pascal Provost

1999

Thelma [Pierre-Alain Meier] c

2000

La Habanera [Pascal Magnin] s16-35bu/c; dance film/6m; also ep of 7-part tv-series (Arte-tv) 'One Dance, One Song'

2000

Même pas mal [Diastème] s16-35bu/c; short/8m

2000

15 Rue des Bains [Nicolas Wadimoff] c

2000

Stille Liebe/Amour Secret/Secret Love [Christoph Schaub] c

2001

The Moebius Strip [Vincent Pluss] DigiBeta/c; dance film/26m & 54m

2002

SwissLove [Fulvio Bernasconi] v/c

2002

Ricco [Mike Wildbolz] c; doc/120m; cph: Hansueli Schenkel, Urs Kohler & Nicolas Joray

2002

Moi César, 10 ans 1/2, 1m39/I, Cesar [Richard Berry] scope/c

2002

L'escalier/The Staircase [Frédéric Mermoud] c; short/22m

2002

Le vent de Beyrouth [Fouad Alaywan] c; short/14m

2003

Villa Henriette [Peter Payer] s35/c

2004

La boîte noire/Le Texas n'existe pas/The Black Box [Richard Berry] scope/c

2006

Rachel [Frédéric Mermoud] scope/c; short/15m

2006

Chrysalis [Julien Leclercq] s35/c; replaced ph Tetsuo Nagata who left the prod due to a schedule conflict

2007

Der Sammler [Thomas Hardmeier & Roel Kamps] c; short/?m; prod SAE Institute, Köln

2007

Coluche, l'histoire d'un mec [Antoine de Caunes] scope/c

2008

Complices/Accomplices [Frédéric Mermoud] c

2009

L'immortel/22 Bullets [Richard Berry] s35 (+ D-Cinema)/c; c.op 2u: Gil Pannetier (2ud: Pierre Morel)

2009

Clean Out [Barthélémy Grossmann] scheduled to start shooting in September; status unknown

2010

Je n'ai rien oublié/Small World [Bruno Chiche] s35 (+ D-Cinema)/c

2010

Un baiser papillon/A Butterfly Kiss [Karine Silla Pérez] s35/c

2010

R.I.F. (Recherches dans l'Intérêt des Familles) [Franck Mancuso] s16+ts-to-35mm scope/c

2011

Les tribulations d'une caissière [Pierre Rambaldi] Elite Scope+J-D-C Scope+p+tvi-to-35mm scope (+ D-Cinema)/c

2011

Do Not Disturb [Yvan Attal] HD (ARRI ALEXA Plus)-to-35mm scope (+ D-Cinema)/c; remake of 'Humpday' (2008, Lynn Shelton; ph: Benjamin Kasulke)

2012

Intersections [David Marconi] HD (ARRI ALEXA Plus + Canon EOS 5D & 7D)/c; 2uc: Rudy Harbon

 

[Left] with Jean-Pierre Jeunet - "The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet"

 

2012

The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet/L'extravagant voyage du jeune et prodigieux T.S. Spivet/The Selected Works of T.S. Spivet [Jean-Pierre Jeunet] HD (ARRI ALEXA M & Plus)-to-35mm scope (+ D-Cinema [also 3-D version])/c; 2uc: Pierre Gill

2013

De guerre lasse [Olivier Panchot] HD (ARRI ALEXA Plus 4:3/Hawk Scope & Studio/Hawk Scope)-to-35mm scope (+ D-Cinema)/c

2013

Yves Saint Laurent [Jalil Lespert] HD (ARRI ALEXA Plus 4:3/Hawk Scope & Studio/Hawk Scope)-to-35mm scope (+ D-Cinema)/c

2013

La prochaine fois je viserai le cœur/A l'ombre des forêts [Cédric Anger] HD (ARRI ALEXA M & Studio)-to-D-Cinema (scope)/c; filmed 2013-14

2014

Nos femmes [Richard Berry] HD (ARRI ALEXA M, Plus 4:3, Studio & XT Plus/Hawk Scope/Kowa Scope)+RED Epic Dragon-to-D-Cinema (scope)/c

2015

The 11th [Xavier Nemo] pre-production

 

 TELEVISION

1999

Charmants voisins [Claudio Tonetti] tvm

1999

Making Off/Forever Godard [Igor Bauersima] tvm/b&w

1999

Histoires de fête/Festival Stories [seg 'Les saveurs du printemps' dir by Nadia Farès & 'Nuit d'éveil' dir by Pascal Magnin] fictional doc/101m (5 seg); other ph: Hugues Ryffel (seg 'Le jour de l'éclipse' dir by Raymond Vouillamoz & 'L'écharpe rouge' dir by Jean-François Amiguet) & Séverine Barde (seg 'La fille à la caméra' dir by Francis Reusser)

1999

Sauvetage [Igaal Niddam, a.o.] series; c.op 2u; ph: Martial Barrault & Bernard Cassan

2001

Newsman/Reporter in der Krise [Yvan Butler] tvm/BetaSP

2001

Dilemma [Tobias Ineichen] tvm/DigiBeta

2002

Kadogo - l'enfant soldat [Nicolas Wadimoff] tvm/DigiBeta

2004

Parlez-moi d'amour/Die Liebe ist kein Würfelspiel [Lorenzo Gabriele] tvm/DigiBeta

2005

Tatort [ep #617 'Schneetreiben' dir by Tobias Ineichen] tvm-ep series

2006

Le pendu [Claire Devers] tvm

 

 MISCELLANEOUS

1993

Sunes sommar/Sune's Summer [Stephan Apelgren; feature + tv-series] prod crew; ph: Andra Lasmanis

1993

Goupi mains rouges [Claude Goretta; tvm] 1st c.asst; ph: Dominique Brenguier