In 1982, Thomas C. Mayer begins his apprenticeship at the Trick Film Studios Gerhard Hesse.

In 1983, he commences studies at the Specialised College for Optics and Photo Technology and completes these studies in 1985 as a state-certified camera assistant.

In 1986 Thomas establishes TROLL FILM GbR. He has worked as a free-lance director and cameraman for various audio-visual media since 1988.

Today Thomas looks back to a long route of vocational experience. The variety of his experience in the fields of industry, commercial, fashion, music and TV, his ability to work in a team, his flexibility and creativity, the high level of his expectations and the enjoyment which he has in his work are the keys to his success.