Of Men and War | Directed by Laurent Bécue-Renard
Dwarf Giant | Directed by Fabienne Giezendanner
Elegy for a Lighthouse | directed by Dominique de Rivaz
Keeper | Directed by Guillaume Senez
L'Air de Rien | Directed by Sylvie Lazzarini
Stop-Over | Directed by Kaveh Bakhtiari
Winter Nomads | Directed by Manuel von Stürler
In the shadow of the mountain | Directed by Danielle Jaeggi
Raw Beauty | Directed by Hervé Nisic et Michel Beretti
Au Café Romand | Directed by Richard Szotyori
The Suitcase | Directed by Kaveh Bakhtiari
Desert Wind | Directed by François Kohler
A Prisoner's Diary | Directed by Pierre-Yves Borgeaud et Stéphane Block

 

Filmography :

 

2014

 

Giant Dwarf, short animation film by Fabienne Giezendanner, in coproduction with Zéro de Conduite Productions, Lille, and the support of l'Office Fédéral de la Culture, la Fondation Vaudoise pour le cinéma, Cinéforom, La Loterie Romande, Fonds Regio, l'Ecole d'Arts Visuels Ceruleum, La Radio Télévision Suisse, Wéo / Télés Nord-Pas de Calais, le Conseil Régional Nord-Pas de Calais in partnership with the Centre national du cinéma et de l'image animée.

Official Selection Berlinale 2014, Generation.

 

Of Men and War (Des hommes et la guerre) by Laurent Bécue-Renard. Produced by Alice Films, Paris, minority coproduction with Louise Productions, Swiss Television RTS/SSR, and the support of the Federal Office of Culture Switzerland and Cineforom.

Official Selection at Cannes Film Festival, Special Screening, Awarded IDFA bst feature documentary, nominated for the Best European Documentary Award EFA 2014.

 

Theatrical release:

France: October 22nd, 2014

Switzerland : Spring 2015

 

2013

Stop-Over (L’escale) by Kaveh Bakhtiari, feature documentary. Coproduced with RTS/SSR and with the support of the Federal Office of Culture Switzerland.

Coproduction with Kaléo Films (France).

 

Directors' Fortnight Cannes 2013, many festivals and awards worldwide, nominated for Best European Documentary Award EFA 2013.

 

Theatrical release: France (2013) and Switzerland (2014).

www.escalelefilm.com

 

Elegy for a Lighthouse by Dominique de Rivaz, cinematographic essai shot in Choïna, Russia. Awarded the Prix de Berne du cinema 2014.

 

2012

Winter Nomads (Hiver nomade) by Manuel von Stürler, feature documentary. Coproduced with RTS/SSR and ARTE, and with the support of the Federal Office of Culture Switzerland.

Berlinale (Forum) 2012.

Awarded many times, in particular Award Best European Documentary EFA 2012.

 

Theatrical release :

November 2012 Switzerland (70,000 admissions!), Germany, Austria, France Netherland.

www.hivernomade.ch

 

2009

Raw Beauty by Hervé Nisic and Michel Beretti, a coproduction with Atopic, Paris and Swiss Television. The film questions the relationship contemporary artists had with outsider art (Art brut) as a source of inspiration.

A l’ombre de la montagne by Danielle Jaeggi, a coproduction with Les Films d’Ici, Paris and Graffiti Doc, Italy, Swiss Television and Arte G.E.I.E. A film about the history of the sanatoriums in Davos in the 1930ies and 40ies, visited through the personal experience of the director’s father who stayed there for long periods of time.

2008

Restroom (Au Café Romand), by Richard Szotyori, Award for best new talent and Young public award at Locarno Film Festival 2008.

2007

The Suitcase (La valise)by Kaveh Bakhtiari, Award for best Swiss short at Festival Cinema Tout Ecran Geneva, Public Award at the Regensburg short film week, Germany, selected at more than 20 festivals around the world.

2005

Desert Wind (Le souffle du désert), by François Kohler, feature documentary produced for XL Production Sàrl, in coproduction with the Canadian National Film Board, Swiss Television and ARTE. Successful theatre release in Switzerland and Belgium.

2003

iXième, a prisoner’s diary by Pierre-Yves Borgeaud and Stéphane Blok, awarded with a Pardo d’Oro at the Locarno Film Festival 2003 (International Video section).