Membership

The German Stunt Association (BvS.e.V.) allows in accordance with its constitution,the following levels of membership: full individual membership, junior membership, company membership, honorary membership and special membership. You can find more information concerning the different types of membership beneath the list of current members.

list of members

Marco Albrecht - Stuntman /// Boris Backes - Spezialist /// Felix Bartholomä - Junior /// Jo Bauer - Spezialist /// Robert Becker - Stunt Coordinator /// Josh Behjat - Sondermitglied /// Melanie Benna - Juniorin /// Ferenc Berecz - Stuntman /// Thomas Bloem - Stunt Coordinator/// Jan Böhme - Stuntman /// James Bomalick - Stunt Coordinator /// Michael Bornhütter - Stuntman /// Ulrik Bruchholz - Stuntman /// Billy Buff - Junior /// Volkhart Buff- Stunt Coordinator /// Jackie Chan - Honorary Membership /// Martin Cronebach - Stuntman /// Sandor Czirjak - Stunt Coordinator /// Tolga Degirmen - Stuntman /// Tanja de Wendt - Stunt Coordinator /// François Doge- Stunt Coordinator /// Georg Ebinal - Stuntman /// Jörg Ellmer - Stuntman /// Falko Friesecke - Stuntman /// Kristoffer Fuß - Stuntman /// Phong Giang - Stuntman /// Leandra Giese - Juniorin /// Sascha Girndt - Stuntman // Christian Gneißl - Stuntman /// Wanja Götz - Stunt Coordinator /// Joshua Grothe - Stuntman /// Dennis Grzesczak - Stuntman /// Gerd Grzesczak - Honorary Membership /// Simon Angelo Grzesczak - Stunt Coordinator /// Thomas Hacikoglu - Stuntman /// Ralf Haeger - Stunt Coordinator /// Christian Hebenstreit - Stuntman /// Martin Holterhoff - Stuntman /// Dori Horvath - Stunt Coordinator /// Florian Hotz - Stuntman /// Lee Huang - Stuntman /// Antonia Jauß - Stuntwoman /// Katja   Jerabek - Stunt Coordinator /// Torsten Jerabek - Stunt Coordinator /// Oliver Juhrs - Stuntman /// Steffen Jung - Stuntman /// Bastian Kern - Junior /// Heiko Kiesow - Stunt Coordinator /// Niklas Kinzel - Junior /// Jürgen Klein - Stunt Coordinator /// Alrik Kreemke - Stuntman /// Holger Kriechel - Stunt Coordinator /// Nils Lange - Junior /// René Lay - Stunt Coordinator /// Roland Leyer - Stunt Coordinator /// Sascha Magerl - Stuntman // Uwe Mannshardt - Stunt Coordinator /// Anja Mavaddat - Stuntwoman /// Matthias Mayer - Junior /// Alister Mazzotti - Stunt Coordinator /// Hendrik Mohr - Junior /// Michael Mohr - Stunt Coordinator /// Nikolai Mohr - Stunt Coordinator /// Mike Möller - Stuntman /// Bruno Montani - Stuntman /// Benjamin Nippe - Stuntman /// Jason Oettlé - Stunt Coordinator /// Hannes Pastor - Junior /// Ronnie Paul - Stunt Coordinator /// Tanja Pelster - Stuntwoman /// Christian Petersson - Stuntman /// Bernd Pietsch - Stuntman /// Leo Plank - Stunt Coordinator /// Thomas Pöpl - Stuntman /// Felix Quinton - Stuntman /// Wolfgang Raach - Stuntman /// Markus Ranglack - Stuntman /// Ernst Reimann - Stunt Coordinator ///  Jana Reinhardt - Stuntwoman /// Gerry Reinitzhuber - Stuntman /// Felix Rugor - Stuntman /// Kim Ruhnau - Stuntwoman /// Armin Sauer - Stunt Coordinator /// Robert Schenker - Stuntman /// Bernhard Schirmer - Stuntman /// Simon Schwarzwald - Junior /// Mai-Lin Senf - Stuntwoman /// Jolly Sèra - Stuntman /// Marc Sieger - Stunt Coordinator /// Hannah Spreitzenbarth - Juniorin /// Marcel Stefanski - Stuntman /// Dani Stein - Stuntwoman /// Mac Steinmeier - Stunt Coordinator /// Daniel Stockhorst - Stunt Coordinator /// Suzanne Struben Sèra - Stuntwoman /// Dr. Steve Szigeti - Stunt Coordinator /// Eskindir Tesfay - Stuntman /// Joe Tödtling - Stunt Coordinator /// Asuka Tovazzi - Stunt Coordinator /// Denise Treffler - Juniorin /// Antonios Varvasoudis - Stunt Coordinator /// Tim Vetter - Stuntman /// Bastian Volkmer - Stuntman /// Ronny Wechselberger - Stuntman /// Rainer Werner - Stunt Coordinator /// Vanessa Wieduwilt  - Stunt Coordinator /// Katja Wilhelm - Juniorin /// Richard Wilde - Junior /// Lukas Wilson - Junior /// Luisa Wolf - Juniorin ///

Full individual membership

Full individual membership and the junior membership in the association can be applied for by every person of legal age, who professionally pursues one of the following occupations in Germany, and is liable to pay income tax in Germany:

Stuntwoman / Stuntman
Stunt Coordinator
Assistant Stunt Coordinator
Fight Choreographer
Precision Driver
Stunt Rescue Diver
Stunt Rigger 
2nd Unit Director

Our aim is to promote quality and professionalism and we require our members to meet the levels of education, activity and occupational experience as set out below.

Company membership

Company membership can be applied for by institutions and companies whose main business lies within our occupational field, and who support our association in an active, ideal and financial way.

Honorary membership

Honorary members are appointed exclusively by the board of directors. This will be awarded to those people who have earned this honour through exceptional service to the association.

Special membership

The special membership is exclusively for members who perform an official function within the association or have personally contributed to the aims, objectives and external image of the association. This membership is also granted by the board.

Requirements

Stunt woman / stunt man / precision driver / stunt technician / stunt rigger (full individual membership):

Membership applicants for stunt woman / stunt man / precision driver / stunt technician and stunt rigger, should have successfully concluded their professional training, or hold a certificate of academic qualification (i.e. BA or higher). Evidence of more than 30 paid jobs in film, TV, advertising, photo, music or theatrical productions.

The confirmation or support by two responsible stunt coordinators or 2nd unit directors. 

Junior membership:

Stunt trainees who work under the guidance and supervision of a stunt coordinator or action unit director, but do not not yet comply with all terms of a full individual membership, can apply for the junior membership. The junior membership lasts for a maximum of 2 years. The following proof needs to be presented to the board: evidence of film, TV, advertising, photo, music or theatrical productions. The confirmation or support of two responsible stunts coordinators or 2nd unit directors.

Stunt coordinator: 

Stunt coordinator applicants must have worked as a stunt woman / stuntman for at least 5 years and during this time have had a minimum of 30 fully paid jobs in film, TV, advertising, photo, music or theatrical productions and 15 paid jobs as a stunt coordinator. 
To be presented: the evidence of film, TV, advertising, photo, music or theatrical productions and the confirmation or support of two member stunt coordinators or second unit directors. 

Attention: the proof of the paid jobs can be listed in the appendix of the application for admission (Auftragsnachweis.pdf). Crew-United members have the possibility to print out their list of credits to use as evidence.