Aufgewachsen in Bellinzona, Matur in Aarau. Kameraassistent. Kameramann seit 1971 TSI, Condor. Freischaffend seit 1981, seither gedreht 9 Spielfilme und ein paar TV Serien, über 50 Dokumentarfilme, mehr als 120 Industrie- und Businessfilme und über 500 TV und Kinospots.


CINEMATOGRAPHER / DOP  Giorgio Zehnder *22.02.1948 started 1968 as camera assistant. From 1971, cinematographer for  Television, Condor & other Productions, Switzerland. Since 1981, freelance cinematographer / director of photography on documentarys, business films,  feature films,  television and commercials.

                     

FEATURE FILMS AND TELEVISION:

«Roma» Shortfilm, Drama, 30’ Dir: M. Schramm / D. Leuthold; Prod: Arsenfilm / SFDRS, S16mm, 2000,  

«Hell for Leather» Shortfilm, Oil-Opera, 28’ Dir: Dominik Scherrer; Prod: T. Emsly / R. Ulmann CH/GB. S16/35mm, 1998; Cork Prize 98 for Best Black and White Cinematography. >60 Festivals, 25 Countries. Cleveland: Price for visual excellence.          

«The treasure of Cala Figuera» ( TV Serial, Top secret) 30’, Dir: Howard Rubie, Prod: Grundy Australia Prod. 16mm, 1992

«Land in Sicht» Shortfilm, Comedy, 14’. Dir: Christoph R. Weisbrod, Prod: Horizontfilm, SFDRS, S16/35mm,1991    

«Shida & Matatizu» Fiction/Doku, Tanzania, 60’, Dir: Flora M’bugu-Schelling, Prod: F. M’bugu-Sch. / ILO / unicef; 16mm, 1992, 

«Lyceum Alpinum», TV Serial, 6 X 52’, Dir: Hans Liechti, Prod: SFDRS / Condor / TF1, 16mm, 1990          

«Tote reisen nicht» (TV Police-Serial Eurocops), 52’, Dir: J.P. Heizmann, Prod: Condor / SFDRS, 16mm, 1987    

«Herr Herr» TV Movie, 90’, Dir: Nicolas Gessner, Prod: NDR / Condor / SFDRS, 1’ Video, 1981    

«Marino il Mare» TV Movie, 90’, Dir: F. Canova, Prod: PicFilm / TSI, TSR; 16mm, 1981    

«Zu klein in einer grossen Welt», TV Movie, 90’, Dir: W. Gröner, Prod: Condor / SFDRS, 16mm, 1978

                     

DOCUMENTARIES,   over 50,          Div. UNICEF in Africa, South-America; Dr. Maggi, Kamerun; Richard Ziegler, Artist; Marianne v. Werefkin, Artist; CH-Stiftung f.  Umweltschutz "Wenn der Laubfrosch kommt", "MONEY OR BLOOD"  Richner / Depardieu, Cambodia;

         

TV PRODUCTIONS for: ARD, CNN, Polivideo, Rai, SRG, Tele Monte Carlo, ZDF.. Video-Clips: Trio, Yello - GoldRush  

       

BUSINESSFILMS, over 150, AAB, AMC, Carma, die Post, FIAT, Feldschlösschen, Hoechst, IBM, LaPrairie, Maag, Maredo, Omega, Roche, RhB, Rothrist-Steel, SAC, Schweiz Turismus, Siemens, SKA, Strähl Cheese, Swatch, Swisscom, Syngenta, Thyssen, UBS, VVZ, Wella ...      

   

COMMERCIALS, over 500    Ariel, Ballantines, BIC, Brekkies, C&A, Cailler, Colgate, Crysler,  De Sede, Esso, Findus, Gillette, Honda, Kelloggs, Kodak, K2, Lindt, Maggi, McDonald’s, Milka, Nescafé, Nissan, Omega, Phillips, Renault, SBB, Sony, Swatch, Tissot, Toyota, Twinings, Uncle Ben’s, Wiskas, Vögele, Zweifel


Awards and prize winner in all categories               Languages: Italian, german, french, english, (spanish)

 



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