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Hey, I am

… Simon von der Gathen

… based in Münster, NRW, Germany

… 37 years old, husband, father of one

… professional shooter of moving images and photographs since 2017

... dp, dop, director of photography, cinematographer, (lichtsetzender) Kameramann, pick your fav

… a trained musician

… co-founder and head of production at Visual Storytellers.


My job is to

… surrender to the story

… be a teamplayer and communicator

… be a nice person to hang out with

… craft compelling pictures that move people

… contribute my knowledge and taste

… fight for the best image

… know my place in the team

... shut up when things need to get moving

… treat every project I am part of as if it was my own

… think ahead so post doesn't have to do extra work

… maximise the output with the given resources 


Created imagery for...

Amazon Prime, Borussia Dortmund, BOSCH, Deutscher Musikrat, Delay Sports Berlin, EA Sports, E.On, Fachhochschule Münster, Großstadtgeflüster, Jugend musiziert, Long Distance Calling, Malteser, Marathonmann, P. Jentschura, Schimmerling, Sony Music, Sperling, Stadt Köln, The AIRSCREEN Company, VFL Wolfsburg and many more

Shot projects in...

Australia, Belgium, Croatia, Denmark, Dubai, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Japan, Morocco, Netherlands, Norway, Qatar, Spain, USA

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