Jan-Eric Mack

Master of Arts in Film 2017
Bachelor of Arts in Film 2013
Born in 1983 in Trüllikon, Switzerland. 2002-05 Trains as graphic designer. 2005-09 Works as graphic designer. 2009-13 BA in Film at ZHdK (Zürcher Hochschule der Künste), film department. 2014-17 MA in Feature Film Directing at ZHdK. Works as independent filmmaker and graphic designer in Zurich.
Screenplay, Director

2017 | Facing Mecca | Drama | 27 min | Dschoint Ventschr, ZHdK | CH

2016 | PERIPHERIE - Episode Sonam | Fiction | 81 min | ZHdK | CH

2015 | KING | Fiction | 24 min | ZHdK

2014 | Wandelzeit - Eine Gletscherperformance | Documentary | 19 min | CH
Cadrage - Zücher Filmpreis / Kurzfilmpreis der Stadt Winterthur / 2014
Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur / Kamerapreis, DOP: Aurelio Buchwalder / 2014

2013 | Alfonso | Fiction | 19 min | ZHdK | CH

2012 | Island | Fiction | 20 min | ZHdK | CH

2012 | Dialoge 11 | Experimental | 21 min | CH

2011 | Magnetfelder | 11 min | ZHdK | CH

2010 | Oskar und die fliegende Kiste | Documentary | 10 min | ZHdK | CH

2009 | Ausweg | Fiction | 3 min | CH

Screenplay

2010 | Schub auf Maximum | Fiction | 5 min | jantofilm | CH
Director: Rolf Hellat

2009 | Irrlichter | Fiction | 10 min | CH
Director: Simon Gutknecht

Co-Director

2010 | Ronaldo | Fiction | 6 min | Co-Director | ZHdK | CH
Director & Camera: Jan Mettler

Showcase Projects

Facing Mecca

Director, Screenplay | 2017 | MA Film | 27 min

Roli comes to Fareed’s assistance when he is faced with the burial of his Muslim wife.

Periphery

Director | 2016 | MA Film | 81 min

Five life stories, all being connected the fight for their rights, dignity and respect.

King

Director, Screenplay | 2015 | 24 min

Ein frischer Blick auf Früh: Studenten interpretieren Frühs wichtigste Werke filmisch neu.

Alfonso

Director, Screenplay | 2013 | BA Film | 18.5 min

Alfonso is a stage hypnotist, gruff and shrewd.

Ronaldo

Director, Editor | 2009 | BA Film | 13 min

A boy dreams of being a great soccerstar.