luc schaedler

Studies in Cultural Anthropology, Film and Social History at Zurich University, Switzerland. Degrees in Visual Anthropology: Made in Hong Kong (MA, 1997) and Angry Monk (Ph.D., 2007). Since 1998 freelance filmmaker and producer.

From 2006 to 2008 head of the department of Visual Anthropology at the Anthropological Museum of Zurich University. Mentor of the visual works of MA students.

Since 2001 lecturer at Zurich University to various topics related to film, documentary (in theory and practice), cultural and visual anthropology, Buddhism and Tibet.

Collaboration as program coordinator in the arthouse cinema Xenix in Zurich for many years (1986-2002) as well as several filmfestivals in Switzerland and abroad.

Collaboration in establishing the children’s filmclub Magic Lantern in Zurich (1998/2000).

Co-founder of the anthropological student’s filmfestival Regard Bleu at the Anthropological Museum of Zurich University (2002).

Since 1988 repeated journeys, research- and working visits in India, China, Tibet and Japan.

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FILMOGRAPHY

2013 • Watermarks
Producer, writer, director
, camera
Documentary, 80 mins.
Invitation to Semaine de la critique (Locarno)

2011NAGA IDENTITIES (in progress)
Director, Camera

Ethno-Documentary, 60 mins.

2007BURIAL RITES IN TRANSITION
Producer

TV-Documentary, Sternstunde, 30 mins.
Directors: Mehdi Sahebi, Aya Domenig

2005ANGRY MONK
Producer, writer, director

Documentary, 97 mins.
Invitation to Sundance (competition), nomination for the “Grand Jury Prize”.

1997MADE IN HONG KONG
Producer, writer, director, camera

Documentary, 75 mins.
Invitation to Leipzig (competition), Study Award 1997 (BAK)

 

EDITING CONSULTANT
“Wild Boy” (Josy Meier, Stefan Jung), “Der Astronaut” (Pierre Mennel), “Oyakata”, “Haru Ichiban” (Aya Domenig), “Zeit des Abschieds” (Mehdi Sahebi), “Journeys With Tibetan Medicine” (Martin Saxer), “Arukihenro” (Tommi Mendel), “Saudade” (Sonja Schenkel), “Dutti der Riese” (Martin Witz), “Toumast” (Dominique Margot)

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