#2: 2004

 

   


BERND HEINL

 

Born: 11 December 1947, Munich, [West-]Germany.

Career: Moved to the USA in 1986.

Ph commercials dir by Hans Jonkers, Rogier van der Ploeg [for Philips Senseo, Toys r Us, a.o.], Jeroen Mol, a.o. Ph music videos, e.g. 'Cartoon' [1988; d: Tamra Davis; a: Soul Asylum].

President of Lamny Films, Inc., Sherman Oaks, since January 1986 [now dissolved]. Formed, with Susan Kay Moses, Misha Segal, [B. Heinl] and Lance Kawas, Moseheka Entertainment.


 

 FILMS

1979

Land Baden Württemberg - Vier unglaubliche Nachrichten [Bernhard Häusle] c; promotional doc/?m; cph: B. Häusle

1979

Panische Zeiten/Panic Time [Udo Lindenberg & Peter Fratzscher] c

1981

Der Fan/Trance/Blood Groupie [Eckhart Schmidt] c

1982

Das Gold der Liebe/Der Fan II [Eckhart Schmidt] c

1982

Manuel/Jäger des Herzens [Peter Obrist] c

1983

Flucht nach vorn [Heidi Genée] c

1983

A Question of Choice [Nicholas Renton] 16mm/c

1984

André schafft sie alle [Peter Fratzscher] c

1987

Out of Rosenheim/Bagdad Café [Percy Adlon] c

1988

Midnight Cabaret [Pece Dingo] c/V

1988

Rosalie Goes Shopping [Percy Adlon] c

1989

My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys [Stuart Rosenberg] c

1990

Disturbed [Charles Winkler] c

1990

Claude/Trusting Beatrice [Cindy Lou Johnson] c

1990

Suburban Commando [Burt Kennedy] c; addph: Richard Clabaugh, Ken Lamkin & Charlie Lieberman

1991

The Nutt House/The Nutty Nut [Adam Rifkin] c

1992

Top of the World [Cort Tramontin] c

1992

Bodies, Rest & Motion [Michael Steinberg] c; 2uc: Karen Grossman

1992

Younger and Younger [Percy Adlon] c

1993

Bleeding Hearts/Fatal Destiny/White Man's Burden [Gregory Hines] c

1993

Private Lessons: Another Story/X-tra Private Lessons [Dominique Othenin-Girard] c

1994

The Fear/Morty [Vincent Robert] c

1994

Pie in the Sky/Mr. Traffic [Bryan Gordon] c

1995

It's My Party [Randal Kleiser] c; 2uc: Scott Dittrich

1995

Albino Alligator [Kevin Spacey] p/c; addph; ph: Mark Plummer

1995

The Last of the High Kings/Summer Fling [David Keating] c; addph: Brendan Galvin

 

[Right] with dir Alan Wade - "The Tears of Julian Po"

 

1996

The Tears of Julian Po/Julian Po [Alan Wade] c

1997

Johnny Skidmarks/The Killer Inside [John Raffo] c; 2uc: Jonathan Rho

1997

Jerry and Tom [Saul Rubinek] c; 2uc Chicago; ph: Paul Sarossy

1997

Wicked/The Second Wife [Michael Steinberg] c; 2uc: Jonathan Rho & Jeffrey Weaver

1998

The Extreme Adventures of Super Dave/Be the Man [Peter MacDonald] c/V

1998

Kimberly/Daddy Who? [Frederic Golchan] c

1999

The Little Vampire/Der kleine Vampir [Ulrich Edel] c; addph: William Wages; 2uc: Jan Pester

2001

Milwaukee, Minnesota [Allan Mindel] c

2001

Perfect Opposites/A Piece of My Heart [Matt Cooper] c

2002

Jesus, Mary and Joey/Welcome Back Miss Mary [James Quattrochi] c; 2uc: Eric Fletcher; aph: Brian Heller

2004

Neighborhood Watch/Deadly End [Graeme Whifler] c

2005

The Dead One/El muerto [Brian Cox] c; co-2uc; ph: Steve Yedlin

2005

Possibility [John Coppola] HD/c; short/9m; for The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

2005

Rescue Dawn [Werner Herzog] s35-to35mm/c; ph Alameda crew; ph: Peter Zeitlinger

2005

Big Top Winkle [Lara Jo Regan] c; short/37m

2006

Crashing Cannes [Gil Pinon (= Gilbert Nash)] in development since 2005; scheduled for April 2007 start; then March 2009; status unknown

2006

[Faizon Love's] Tao of the Golden Mask [Faizon Love (= Langston Faizon Santisima)] c; mockumentary/51m; + interview (posing as ph of the original film); film scenes from 'Insee thong/Golden Eagle' (1970, Mitr Chaibancha)

 

[Left] with dir Danny Wilson & prod Susan Moses - "Nephilim"

 

2008

Nephilim [Danny Wilson] prod was scheduled to start filming in September, later March 2009; in August 2012 in prod as a 3-D animation film; Heinl is cred as co-exec prod

2009

Life is Hot in Cracktown [Buddy Giovinazzo] c; 2uc; ph: Kathryn Westergaard

2011

Perfect Blonde [Lance Kawas] announced; status unknown

2011

Jewel and the Assassin [Lance Kawas] announced; status unknown

2011

Recycled Teabags [Raymond DeVere-Austin] + exec prod; announced; status unknown

2011

The Violinist [Lance Kawas] announced; status unknown

2011

Soulmates [James Fargo] announced; status unknown

2011

The Last Passage [Fernando Palacio] HD (ARRI ALEXA)/c; scheduled to start shooting in November, later Summer 2012; in 2015 still in pre-production; a 'concept video [stills]' (4m) was made

 

 TELEVISION

1979

Ein bißchen was Schönes [Tomy Wigand] tvm

1980

Asphaltnacht [Peter Fratzscher] tvm

1981

Inflation im Paradies [Nikolai Müllerschön, Susanne Blänkner, Richard L. Wagner & Wolfgang Rühl] tvm/b&w-c; 4 seg

1981

Die Zeit dazwischen [Klaus Weise] tvm

1983

Kerbels Flucht [Erwin Keusch] tvm

1983

Wochenendgeschichten [ep #2 'Gerichtliches Nachspiel' dir by Erwin Keusch] 6-part series, 1985

1985

Tamboo - Lio und der Todesgötze der Makunduchi [Rainer Grupe] tvm

1986

Auf Achse [ep #29 'Thai-Teak' dir by Werner Masten (WM), #30 'Grenzfälle' dir by WM, #31 'Prosit Neujahr' dir by WM & #32 'Franz im Glück' dir by WM] 86-part series, 1977 & 1986-96; 2nd season, 1986-87

1986

Reginald LeBorg - Man nannte mich den Alleskönner [Hans-Jörg Weyhmüller] c; doc/43m; cph: John Hazard

1986

Blood Vows – The Story of a Mafia Wife/The Godfather's Wife [Paul Wendkos] tvm

1987

Right to Die [Paul Wendkos] tvm

1987

Driving Academy/Crash Course [Oz Scott] tvm

1987

Tales from the Hollywood Hills [ep 'The Old Reliable' dir by Michael Blakemore] 4-part series; other ph: Newton Thomas Sigel; for PBS-tv

1988

The Town Bully/A Friendly, Quiet Little Town [Noel Black] tvm

1988

The Big Five/The End of Something [Lasse Hallstrom] pilot/30m; for NBC-tv

1988

From the Dead of Night/The Walkers [Paul Wendkos] 2-part tvm; 2uc: John Black

1989

The Edge [ep #3 'Professional Man' dir by Nicholas Kazan] 3-part series; other ph: Thomas Burstyn; for HBO-tv

1990

Murder C.O.D./Cash for Killing [Alan Metzger] tvm

1991

Red Wind [Alan Metzger] tvm

2003

30 Days Until I'm Famous [Gabriela Tagliavini] tvm

 

 FILMS AS CAMERA ASSISTANT

1975

Berlinger [- Ein deutsches Abenteuer]/The Outsider [Bernhard Sinkel & Alf Brustellin] ph: Dietrich Lohmann

1976

Der Mädchenkrieg [Alf Brustellin & Bernhard Sinkel] ph: Dietrich Lohmann

1976

Das Schlangenei/The Serpent's Egg [Ingmar Bergman] co-c.asst; ph: Sven Nykvist