Ruedi Gerber - Director / Producer

1956
born in Bern, Switzerland

1977-79
Actors Academy, Zürich

1979-86
Theatre actor at National Theatre Mannheim, Dortmund,
Wuppertal, Basel, Vienna, a.o.

1986-90
NYU Tisch School of the Arts, graduated with honors

1992
Founder of ZAS Film AG, Zürich, New York

since 2018
Member of the European Film Academy EFA


Producer
2018
Girl in Flight (La Fuga ) by Sandra Vannucchi
(fiction, 78 min, Italy/Switzerland)
Nominated for European Film Academy Award

2017
Basmati Blues by Dan Baron (musical comedy, 90 min, USA)

2016
Letters from Baghdad by Sabine Krayenbühl and Zeva Oelbaum


Director/Producer:
2016
Journey in Sensuality (documentary, 62 min)
with Anna Halprin. Produced by ZAS Film AG

2010
Seniors Rocking (documentary, 28 min)

2009
Breath Made Visible (documentary, 82 min)
with Anna Halprin and Lawrence Halprin
Festival del Film Locarno, Semaine de la Critique
Audience Award Mill Valley Film Festival USA 2009

2001
Heartbreak Hospital (fiction, 90 min)
Produced by Ram Bergman, Lemore Syvan
with Patricia Clarkson, Demian Bichir, John Shea, Diane Venora and others

1997
Meta Mecano (documentary, 64 min)
with Niki de Saint-Phalle, Mario Botta a.o.
Festival Int. du Film d’Art Paris 1998: Prix de la pédagogie architecturale

1992-94
Kommunikation am Arbeitsplatz (7 short films and TV program)
Best commissioned production 1993 by Federal Dep. Of Home Affairs

1991
Midnight Barbecue (short fiction, 20 min)

1991
Living with the Spill (documentary, 52 min)
produced by Channel Four, London

1990
Café Mécanique (short fiction, 10 min)
Stanley Thomas Johnson Award

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