Lilli Thalgott is a filmmaker, cinematographer, media and cultural educator and mother. She studied film and image design in Denmark at the European Film College 1998/99 and completed her Master in Cinematography at the Hamburg Media School (HMS) in 2006 and has since worked as a freelance cinematographer in the documentary, art and feature film sector, as well as a director/producer and in teaching.
In 2012, together with Mignon Remé, she founded Hidden Hitchcock GbR for the production and realization of fictional feature film projects based on improvisation. Films: 2012 'Heiligabend mit Hase', 2015 'Ein Endspiel', 2021 'Landjaeger'.
Since 2015 lecturer at the University of Applied Science Europe in camera and lighting technology/cinematography.
In 2015/16 she completed a cross-disciplinary pedagogical training course for artists and cultural workers at Alice Salomon University and ACT! Berlin and has since been a freelance trainer/educator for various interdisciplinary, multimedia projects.
In 2017, together with Sarah Nüdling, she founded the Kreaturen Kollektiv to produce hybrid and multimedia performances and films with cooperation partners and groups, to create spaces for encounters and experimentation and to accompany learning and change processes.
She has been a member of the board of the foundation Alltag Forschung Kunst since 2019. The focus of the foundation is on art/science research and experimenting with new working models that deal with performative non-fictional film strategies, narratives and performance.
2020 Foundation of Pinkmovies GmbH together with Maike Mia Höhne, they produce the ARTE short film magazine 'Kurzschluss' as well as short and feature films.
Since 2023 teaching position at HS Flensburg in the Film & Media Arts course.