Christine Hürzeler is a filmmaker based in Zurich. She studied social anthropology and sociology, and collaborated on a range of research projects in Melbourne and Berlin. She switched from science to cinema in 2001, and has since then collaborated on a variety of cinema documentaries in research capacities, as Production Manager and Assistant Director. Her shorts have screened at international festivals such as Visions du Réel, DOK Leipzig or Molodist.


as director and producer:

Krähen schiessen (doc, 20 min. 2018) / Grossvater hat das Meer nie gesehen (doc, 27 min. 2011) / Feierabend (fic, 15 min. 2003) / Morgenrot (exp, 4 min. 2002)

as production manager, researcher, assistant director:

Ursula – Ein Leben in Anderswo (Rolf Lyssy, Doc Productions, feature doc, 2011) / Max Frisch – Citoyen (Matthias von Gunten, HesseGreutert Film, feature doc, 2008) / Ein Lied für Agyris (Stefan Haupt, Fontana Film, feature doc, 2006) / Monte Grande (Franz Reichle, T & C Film, feature doc, 2005) / Downtown Switzerland (C. Davi, S. Haupt, K. Kasics, F. Murer, Fontana Film, Extra Film, FMM Film, Hugo Film, feature doc, 2004) / Elisabeth Kübler Ross – Dem Tod ins Gesicht sehen (Stefan Haupt, Fontana Film, feature doc, 2002)

CONTACT   christine.huerzeler(at)chfilm.ch / +41 (0)79 751 40 61