Manuel Mack born in Hamburg / Germany. Manuel has always been into photography - even as a child. His interest in film originated through this. So after working as a professional photographer he started his film career as a lightning technician and AC. For six years Manuel was part of the camera department of Benedict Neuenfels, followed by studies at the HFF Potsdam Babelsberg.
His first short "a summers day" was awarded at the Camerimage in Poland.
His first feature "Schussangst" wins first prize at the Festival International de Cine in San Sebastián. Several awards follow such as camera award of the German film critics as well as an Oscar shortlist for the short "bis gleich".
Manuel works internationally as a cinematographer for feature films, commercials and music videos.
He is living in Berlin and Hamburg.