Timo von Gunten

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Timo von Gunten (born December 15, 1989) is a Swiss director, writer and producer. Best known for his work on La femme et le TGV as director, which earned him critical appraisal and recognition including a nomination for an Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film at the 89th Academy Awards in 2017.[1][2][3] He plays the cello in the symphonic orchestra TiFiCo.

Filmography[edit]

  • 2016 Le Voyageur
  • 2016 La femme et le TGV
  • 2016 Alice from Switzerland
  • 2014 Mosquito (Short)
  • 2013 Poupée (Short)
  • 2013 Eastern Winds (Short)
  • 2011 Acht Blumen (Short)
  • 2011 Monsieur Du Lit (Short)
  • 2011 Klimahandel (Short)
  • 2009 Band2gether (Film musical)

Awards[edit]

  • 2016 Nomination: Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film[4]
  • 2015 Winner, Best Screenplay: CWA Competition LA for La femme et le TGV
  • 2015 Grand Jury Prize, Best Screenplay: trms Award for La femme et le TGV
  • 2015 Scholarship from the canton of Zurich to work creatively abroad
  • 2015 Winner: Int. Jaipur Film Festival, India, Best Picture Mosquito
  • 2014 Winner: NYC Picture Start Film Festival, Best Cinematography Mosquito
  • 2014 Closing Ceremony Film, BBC Film Festival Aan Korb, London Eastern Winds
  • 2013 Winner: Swiss Short Film Festival, Los Angeles Poupée
  • 2013 Director’s Choice Award, Lucerne Dance Film Festival Eastern Winds
  • 2012 Winner: Unica Award Swiss Youth Film Festival Monsieur du Lit
  • 2012 Winner: Swiss Hotel Film Award Monsieur du Lit
  • 2012 Winner: Film Festival Schaffhausen Monsieur du Lit
  • 2011 Winner: Haba Youth Prize, Uster Acht Blumen
  • 2011 Winner: Int. Social Media Film Festival, Las Vegas Acht Blumen
  • 2011 Winner: Int. Filmfestival Luzern, Best Picture Acht Blumen
  • 2012 Winner: Short Short Film Festival, Rhode Island, USA Monsieur du Lit

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Merry, Stephanie (24 January 2017). "Oscar nominations 2017: Complete list of nominees; 'La La Land's' 14 ties record". The Washington Post. Retrieved 25 January 2017.
  2. ^ "Oscar Nominations 2017: The Complete List - 89th Academy Awards". Oscars.com. January 24, 2017. Retrieved January 25, 2017.
  3. ^ "Oscar Nominations 2017: See the Full List". Vanity Fair. January 24, 2017. Retrieved January 25, 2017.
  4. ^ "Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film - La femme et le TGV". Oscars.org. January 24, 2017. Retrieved February 1, 2017.