Christoph Vitt was born in Wuppertal, Germany on December 10th , 1966. He finished High School in his home town in 1987 and served in the German Army after his graduation.
From 1990 to 1991 he had an internship as camera assistant at “The Europe Group”, a leading commercial production company at this time in Germany.
Finishing his internship he was hired full time by The Europe Group as 1st AC for another year and then started his freelance career as camera assistant.
In 1993 Christoph started filming his own projects as a Director of Photography. He quickly became a favorite of Commercial Directors and Music Video Directors in Germany. In 1996 he won the Award “Viva Comet” for best German Music Video and in 1997 two of his commercials were awarded a Cannes Lion at the Cannes International Advertising Film Festival.
In 2002 Christoph Vitt moved from Germany to Miami and is since then serving the US and Latin American market for Music Videos , Commercials and TV shows.
In 2008 he won his first 2 Emmys for productions for MEGA TV.
His Commercial Clients include Mercedes Benz, VW, Pepsi, Coca Cola, Mc Donalds, Pizza Hut, KFC, Sony, HSBC, Subway and countless more. Christoph shot more than 250 Commercials, 700 Music Videos, 4 TV shows, 1 TV mini Series and 6 Feature Films in his 22 year career.
- Christoph Vitt DOP - cinematographer