Michael Saxer

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Languages

English, German, French, Italian, Spanish

Location

Zürich

Agent

Carole Sonderegger
Tel.: +49 (0)30 288 77 3-0

Open Season
The Awakening of Motti Wolkenbruch
I am the Keeper

Filmography Selection

Cinema/TV

2020

OPEN SEASON
Production: Turnus Film (Distributor: Ascot Elite Filmverleih)
Director: Sabine Boss

2019

AUS DEM SCHATTEN - EINE ZEIT DER HOFFNUNG
Arte/SRF
Production: Turnus Film
Director: Marcel Gisler
Prix SwissPerform (2020)

2018

THE AWAKENING OF MOTTI WOLKENBRUCH
Production: Turnus Film, DCM Productions (Distributor: DCM Distribution)
Director: Michael Steiner
Academy Awards 2020 - Swiss Contribution for Best International Picture (2020)
Schweizer Filmpreis - Best Actor Leading Role & Four further Nominations (2019)

2016-2017

BURRIED TRUTH
SRF
Production: C-Films, Panimage, SRF
Director: Pierre Monnard
6 x 52 min

2016

NOWHERE
SRF/Arte
Production: Turnus Film
Director: Katalin Gödrös

TATORT - KRIEGSSPLITTER
SRF/ARD/ORF
Production: Hugofilm Productions
Director: Tobias Ineichen

2015

TATORT - FREITOD
SRF/ARD/ORF
Production: Turnus Film
Director: Sabine Boss

LINA
SRF
Production: C-Films
Director: Michael Schaerer
Solothurner Filmtage - Prix de Public (2016)
Prix SwissPerform - Best Actress Leading Role (2016)

2014

VECCHI PAZZI
RTI/Arte
Production: Vega Film
Director: Sabine Boss

UPLOAD
SRF
Production: C-Films
Director: Tobias Ineichen

2013

I AM THE KEEPER
Production: C-Films
Director: Sabine Boss
Schweizer Filmpreis - Best Picture, Best Screenplay & Best Actor Leading Role (2014)
Züricher Filmpreis - Best Picture (2014)
Schweizer Filmkritikerpreis - Best Picture (2014)
Berner Filmpreis - Best Picture (2014)

TATORT - VERFOLGT
SRF/ARD/ORF
Production: C-Films
Director: Tobias Ineichen

2012

TATORT- GEBURTSTAGSKIND
SRF/ARD/ORF
Production: C-Films
Director: Tobias Ineichen

2007

LIEBE UND WAHN
SRF
Production: C-Films
Director: Mike Huber

2006

FLANKE INS ALL
SRF
Production: Cobra Film
Director: Marie-Louise Bless

2004

SNOW WHITE
Production: Dschoint Ventschr Filmproduktion (Distributor: Telepool)
Director: Samir
Schweizer Filmpreis - Best Actor Leading Role & Nominated for Best Picture (2006)

LOU'S WASCHSALON
SRF
Production: Cobra Film
Director: Katalin Gödrös

2003

KROKUS: AS LONG WE LIVE
Production: Hugofilm Productions (Distributor: Frenetic Films)
Director: Reto Caduff

Biography

seit-2004

Director of Photography for Feature Films, Commercials and Documentaries

2002-2003

Masterclass in Cinematography, National Film & Television School PWSTiF, Lodz, Polen

1997-2002

Studied Cinematography at Zürcher Hochschule der Künste ZHdK

1995-1997

Studied Film Sciences and History at Universität Zürich, Switzerland

1973

Born in Zürich, raised in the Amazonas Region in Peru