Felix von Muralt

Director of Photography

About Filmography Work samples News and dates

1963 born in Zurich

1982/83 International Center of Photography NYC, Documentary and Photojournalism Program, subsequently work as a photographer.

1983/84 Linguistic and Sociologie Studies, University Zürich

1984/85 Internship at Cinerent Filmequipment Zürich

1985-1992 1st AC (for Lukas Strebel, Pio Corradi, Mathias Kälin i.a.)

Since 1993 free-lance director of photography

Lives in Zurich and works worldwide.

Languages
German, English (fluent), French (fluent), Spanish (fluent), Italian (fluent)
Awards

Swiss Film Award 2016 Best Cinematography for “Schellenursli”
Nomination Swiss Film Award 2014 Best Cinematography for “Black Brothers”
Nomination Swiss Film Award 2012 Best Cinematography for “Eine wen iig, dr Dällebach Kari”

Cinema & TV (selection)
2022
Mahata - Side Stories from Main Stations
Director: Sandra Gysi, Ahmed Abdel Mohsen
Reck Film
cinema documentary
Becoming Giulia
Director: Laura Kaehr
18. Zurich Film Festival 2022
Point Prod with SRF/RTS/RSI
cinema documentary
And You Keep Looking
Director: Michaela Kezele
in production
Hager Moss Film for SWR
TV movie
2021
Christmas Taxi
Director: Dirk Kummer
Relevant Film for ZDF
TV movie
12 Days of Summer
Director: Dirk Kummer
Hager Moss Film for BR
TV movie
2019
Director: Oliver Rihs
Filmfest Hamburg 2020
24th Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2020
28th Camerimage Torun 2020
Port au Prince
feature film
2018
Running Away Is No Option
Director: Markus Welter
C-Films
feature film
Monogamish 2nd season (8 x 25 min.)
Director: Güzin Kar und Cosima Frei
Lang Film
TV series
Devoilée
Director: Jacob Berger
Vega Film
TV movie
2017
Monogamish 1st Season (8 x 25 min.)
Director: Güzin Kar
Lang Film
TV series
Director and Script and DoP
Riniker Communications
TV documentary
2016
Altitudes
Director: Pierre Antoine Hiroz
Idip Films
TV movie
2014
Director
Co-Director: Xavier Koller
31st Festival de Cine de Guadalajara 2016
10th Intl. Children's Film Festival Bruxelles 2016
The Chicago Intl. Children's Film Festival 2016
35th Oulu Intl. Children's Film Festival 2016
Swiss Film Award 2016 for Best Cinematography
C-Films
feature film
Director: Paul Riniker
51. Solothurner Filmtage 2015
51. Solothurner Filmtage 2015 - Publikumspreis
Triluna Film
feature film
2013
Suddenly German
Director: Robert Ralston
Hugofilm
TV movie
2012
Black Brothers
Director: Xavier Koller
Nominierung Schweizer Filmpreis 2014 für die Beste Kamera
Dschoint Ventscher/Enigma Film
feature film
Director: Pierre Henry Salfaty
25th San Diego Jewish Film Festival 2015 - Audience Award - Best Narrative Feature
Fama Film/Elsani Film
feature film
2011
Director: Xavier Koller
Nomination Swiss Film Award 2012 for Best Cinematography
Catpics Zürich
feature film
Dead Fucking Last
Director: Walter Feistle
Tilt Productions
feature film
2010
La Traversée
Director: Bruno Deville
Le Flair Lausanne
short film
2009
Little Paradise
Director: Paul Riniker
Hugofilm
feature film
Jean Tinguely
Director: Thomas Thümena
Hugofilm
TV documentary
2008
The Phantastic Case of Frida
Director: Sabine Boss
Abrakadabra Films
TV movie
Champions
Director: Riccardo Signorell
Lichtspile / Ringier TV
feature film
2007
The Sectret of Murk
Director: Sabine Boss
C-Films
feature film
2006
Zara
Director: Ayten Mutlu
Amour Fou/Ribald Film
feature film
Marameo
Director: Rolando Colla
TSI/Peacock Film
TV movie
2005
Her Second Chance
Director: Tobias Ineichen
Grand Prix for Best TV Movie, Cinéma Tout Ecran Geneva 2006
HesseGreutert AG
TV movie
La vie, la vraie
Director: Heikki Arekallio
Septembre Productions Paris for France 2
TV movie
Disasters at Sea
Director: Xavier Koller
C-Films for SF
TV movie
2004
Un coin d’Azur
Director: Heikki Arekallio
Nelka Films for France 2
TV movie
Hulk's Fault
Director: Peter Reichenbach
C-Films for DRS
TV movie
2003
Gender Female
Director: Dirk Kummer
Gambit Film for SWR
TV movie
A Man on the Road
Director: Fred Mermoud
Grand Prix for Best TV Movie, Cinéma Tout Ecran Genf 2004
Hamster Films/Saga for TSR/France 2
TV movie
2002
Blackberry
Director: Oliver Rihs
Fama Film
feature film
2001
Scheherazade
Director: Riccardo Signorell
54th Festival internationale del Film Locarno 2001 (Premiere)
Arsenfilm
feature film
1993
La rusna rearsa
Director: Dino Simonett
46. Festival internationale del film Locarno 1993 (UA)
feature film
as director

2017 Shadow Thieves Dokumentarfilm, Riniker Communications

2009 Brandstifter Kinokurzfilm, Bernard Lang AG, Zürich und KGP Kranzelbinder Gabriele Production, Wien

62. Festival internationale del film Locarno 2009
15e Cinéma Tous Ecrans 2009
45. Solothurner Filmtage 2010
31. Filmfestival Max Ophüls Preis 2010
8th Be Film – The Underground Film Festival 2011

2005 Visite Medicale Kinokurzfilm, Wakafilms Lugano und 1001 Productions Paris

58. Festival internationale del film Locarno 2005
27. Filmfestival Max Ophüls Preis 2006

Caged Birds
(2019)
feature film, Port au Prince
Director: Oliver Rihs
with Marie Leuenberger, Joel Basmann
Filmfest Hamburg 2020
24th Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2020
28th Camerimage Torun 2020
Shadow Thieves
(2017)
TV documentary, Riniker Communications
Director: Felix von Muralt
Script: Felix von Muralt
DoP: Felix von Muralt
Little Mountain Boy
(2014)
feature film, C-Films
Director: Xavier Koller
with Jonas Hartmann, Marcus Signer, Tonia Maria Zindel
31st Festival de Cine de Guadalajara 2016
10th Intl. Children's Film Festival Bruxelles 2016
The Chicago Intl. Children's Film Festival 2016
35th Oulu Intl. Children's Film Festival 2016
Swiss Film Award 2016 for Best Cinematography
Exit Oerlikon
(2014)
feature film, Triluna Film
Director: Paul Riniker
with Jörg Schneider, Mathias Gnädinger
51. Solothurner Filmtage 2015
51. Solothurner Filmtage 2015 - Publikumspreis
The Last Mentsch
(2012)
feature film, Fama Film/Elsani Film
Director: Pierre Henry Salfaty
with Mario Adorf, Karharina Derr, Hannelore Elsner
25th San Diego Jewish Film Festival 2015 - Audience Award - Best Narrative Feature
Someone Like Me
(2011)
feature film, Catpics Zürich
Director: Xavier Koller
Nomination Swiss Film Award 2012 for Best Cinematography
03.10.2022
And You Keep Looking
Director: Michaela Kezele