Manuel Lübbers is a cinematographer from Germany shooting fictional films and commercials. Since he started filming at the age of 12, he has developed a passion for experimenting with images while always trying to discover new ways of storytelling. He is known for combining his strong narrative approach with a contemporary visual style that fits perfectly into the realm of modern film and advertising.

Currently, he is based in Munich, where he studied cinematography at the renowned University of Television and Film. Since then, the films he worked on have been screened at various festivals where they earned several awards and international recognition.
 In the commercial field, he has been shooting for global brands such as Coca Cola, Spotify, McDonald’s, Lufthansa Group, and many more gaining shooting experience all across Europe, Africa, and the Middle East.

In addition to his work as a director of photography, Manuel is known for his research on Large Format Cinematography, which has been published in numerous magazines such as the American Cinematographer, as well as scientific literature.


Represented by:

Caroline Jeorgakopulos

fon:  +49-30-212 326 08
cell: +49-172-404 11 64
mail: berlin@trinityagency.de

Personal Contact:

cell: +49-152-262 555 08
mail: mail@manuel-luebbers.de


Silver Cinematography Clio Awards (2024) // Eis.de – Retirees
Silver Clio Award Commercial Student (2024) // Eis.de – Retirees
Gold Cinematography ADC The Young Ones (2024) // Eis.de – Retirees
ADC Talent Award Bronze (2023) // Social Spot – #StopVictimBlaming
The Young One’s ADC Winner Merit (2023) // Social Spot – #StopVictimBlaming
ADC Talent Award Bronze (2023) // ProChoice – Stop Criminalizing Abortion
ADC Talent Award Silver (2021) // Silence out of Control
Spotlight Audience Award Silver (2021) // Silence out of Control
Spotlight Social Impact Bronze (2021) // Silence out of Control
Clio Award Student Bronze (2021) // Silence out of Control
Nominierung Deutscher Werbefilmpreis (2021) // Silence out of Control
Golden Award of Montreux (2021) // Silence out of Control
ADC The Young Ones Gold (2021) // Own Your Stuff
Spotlight Audience Award Bronze (2021) // Own Your Stuff
Best Short Film, German Society of Film Critics (2019) // Dead Sea Dying
Tenk Award Best Short Film (2019) // Dead Sea Dying

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