FILIP ZUMBRUNN Director of Photography


Filip Zumbrunn, Director of Photography, born 1969 in Zurich, Switzerland

In 1987 Zumbrunn won the 1. Price of the Swiss Youth-Film-Festival with his S-8mm Production "Timeless". 

After graduating from High School, he started working in the Filmindustry as an Electrician and then as a Clapper/Loader. 

From 1992 on he was working as a First Camera-Assistant and Focus Puller for many different Commercial-, Corporate-, Documentary- and Feature Films. 

Since 2000 Filip Zumbrunn works as a freelance Director of Photography and in 2005 he wins the Special Jury-price for Best Cinematography at the Swiss Film Price with the Film "Strähl". 

2008 he wins the Award for Best Cinematography at the Brooklyn International Filmfestival for the Italian film "Fuori Dalle Corde". 

In 2017 he is nominated for Best Cinematography at the Swiss Film Price for the film "Misericorde". 

Filip Zumbrunn is a member of the European- and of the Swiss Film Academy and lives with his wife and two daughters in Zurich, Switzerland. 

Features And Documentaries Selection:

2019 SCHWESTERLEIN (WT) Feature Film CH, in Production, Vega Film Zürich
Director: Stéphanie Chuat & Véronique Reymond

2018 DIE KÄNGURU CHRONIKEN Feature Film DE, in PostProduction, X-Filme Berlin
Director: Dani Levy

2017 ONE-TAKE TATORT TV-Movie CH, 90 Min. with no cut, Hugo Film Zürich
Director: Dani Levy

2016 55 STEPS Feature Film USA/DE, 90 Min., Elsani Film Cologne
Director: Bille August

2015 CHINESE WIDOW Feature Film China, 90 Min., ZeijangRoc Pictures
Director: Bille August

2015 THE CHINESE LIVES OF ULI SIGG Docu CH, 90 Min., T&C Film Zürich
Director: Michael Schindhelm

2015 MISERICORDE Feature Canada/CH, 87 Min., 1976Prod Montreal & PprodGE
Director: Fulvio Bernasconi

2013 SITTING NEXT TO ZOE Feature Film CH, 90 Min., LangFilm Zürich
Director: Ivana Lalovic

2012 NIGHTTRAIN TO LISBON Feature DE/CH/Port, 110 Min., StudioHamburg
Director: Bille August

2010 ONE WAY TRIP 3D 3D Feature CH/Austria, 90 Min., HesseGreutert Zürich
Director: Markus Welter

2009 GIULIA'S VERSCHWINDEN Feature Film CH, 90 Min., T&C Film Zürich
Director: Christoph Schaub

2007 MARCELLO MARCELLO Feature CH, 90 Min., S-35/35mm, C-Films Zürich
Director: Denis Rabaglia

2006 FUORI DALLE CORDE Feature CH/Italia, 85 Min., S-16/35mm, Ventura Film
Director: Fulvio Bernasconi

2005 GROUNDING Feature Film CH, 135 Min., IMX/35mm, C-Films Zürich
Director: Michael Steiner

2003 HöLLENTOUR Doc DE/CH, 90 Min., S-16/35mm, Quinte Film Freiburg iB
Director: Pepe Danquart Co-Kamera with M. Hammon / W. Thaler

2003 STRÄHL Feature Film CH, 90 Min., DV/35mm, Dschoint Ventschr Zürich
Director: Manuel Flurin Hendry