Ensemble Film GmbH is based in Zurich and combines creative competence in all artistic and practical aspects of film production: storytelling, shooting, post-production and sales/distribution constitute a perfect ensemble. A writer, dramaturge and documentary filmmaker (Eva Vitija), a producer (Franziska Sonder) and a filmmaker and sound designer (Maurizius Staerkle Drux) create documentary and fictional auteur films with their own signature – not only professionally produced but also powerfully narrated, hitting the right tone to appeal to a national and international audience. Emphasis is placed here on documentary films with a high-value narration. We are convinced that in this fast-moving era a cinema film which goes beyond the required journalistic approach, which can provide deep insights into a subject while telling a powerful story appropriate to the medium of film, has the ability to move audiences substantially.


Projects

LOVING HIGHSMITH by Eva Vitija
Feature documentary in development
Production: Franziska Sonder, Maurizius Staerkle Drux
supported by: Zürcher Filmstiftung, Bundesamt für Kultur, SSA, MEDIA Desk Suisse, ZDF/Arte, Eurodoc

THE GAME by Roman Hodel
Short documentary in production
Production: Franziska Sonder
supported by: Albert Köchlin Stiftung, Bundesamt für Kultur, Zürcher Filmstiftung, Innerschweizer Filmfachgruppe, FUKA-Fonds

BRAVE NEW SWITZERLAND by Benny Jaberg und Maurizius Staerkle Drux
Feature documentary in development
Winner of the 1st round Documentary competition by Migros Kulturprozent 2018

CAVES by Carlos Isabel Garcia
360° documentary experience
Production: Franziska Sonder
Supported by Swiss National Broadcaster SRF, Innerschweizer Filmfachgruppe (LU/NW), Ernst Göhner Stiftung, Casimir Eigensatz Stiftung

BASED ON A TRUE STORY by Lisa Gerig
Feature documentary in development
Production: Eva Vitija, Maurizius Staerkle Drux

THE POWER OF SILENCE by Maurizius Staerkle Drux
Feature documentary in production
Production development: Ensemble Film GmbH
Producers: Aline Schmid Beauvoir films Genf / Carl-Ludwig Rettinger Lichtblickfilm Köln,
in cooperation with SRF / RTS / ZDF / ARTE


Contact

Ensemble Film GmbH
Langstrasse 64
8004 Zürich
Switzerland
info[a]ensemblefilm.ch