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Michael Hilger
Vogelweidstraße 8
60596 Frankfurt am Main

Telefon +49 177 7199759

eMail: contact@michael-hilger.com


Michael has worked for 20+ years as director, producer and editor in Germany and the U.S.A. He has worked on corporate videos, news programs and documentaries for a wide variety of clients and institutions. Having returned to Germany in 2011 Michael works foremost as director.



2009 - present Freelance Director working for SAP, BASF, KMPG, Allianz, DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung, Bundesministerium für wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit und Entwicklung (BMZ) and others.
2001 - 2009 Freelance Producer/director/editor of documentaries and news shows in New York City and Philadelphia.
1998 - 2000 Director of corporate films for Deutsche Bank and documentaries for TV (Hessischer Rundfunk).
1994 - 1997 Reporter for „Offenbach Post”, a daily newspaper in the Frankfurt region.



2019 Series of image films for KPMG. Phoenix fair booth (various videos for Atelier Markgraph).
2018 The life of Johann Christian Senckenberg (Documentaries for the Senckenberg Society).
2017 - Present Documentary short films for DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung.
2014 - Present Customer Testimonials for SAP.
2012 - 2013 Series of documentary short films on „sustainable building” for BASF. Series for the German government on new forms of developmental aid. Image film for the German Mining Museum. Michel Berger (documentary).
2009 2011 50 short portraits of inventors for the European Patent Office BASF-OASE (Image film). Schneider& Schumacher Architects (Image film).
2003 2009 Collateral News & The Good News Flower Hour (news programs for an internet platform). Explanatory videos for the University of Pennsylvania. Sister Rose's Passion (Oscar nominated documentary). The Diary of Imaculée (documentary).
2002 Scientific documentaries for German TV (SAT-1 Galileo).
1998 2001 Documentaries for HR television. History of Deutsche Bank (documentary). Alfred Herrhausen (documentary).