Janos Menberg

Screenplay
Fiction film directing
Master of Arts in Film 2012
Bachelor of Arts in Film 2010
Born in 1985 in Switzerland. Freelancer in the field of cinematography, post production and visual effects since 2005. 2010 BA in Film, 2012 MA in Film Directing and Scriptwriting at the Zurich University of the Arts (ZHdK). Since 2012 professional nerd, director and filmmaker.
Screenplay, Director

2020 | Acht Grad Ost | Imagefilm | 4 min | Director, Screenplay, Postproduction | CH
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s2qcv8Pq5Ys

2020 | ETH Robot Story | Imagefilm | 2 min | Concept, Director, Editor | Seed Audio-Visual | CH
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jCE3rA99VXg

2019 | ETH Season's Greetings | Imagefilm | 2 min | Concept, Director, Editor | Seed Audio-Visual | CH
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I414H_xU34Y

2018 | Stadler Rail | Imagefilm | 3 min | Concept, Screenplay, Director | Seed Audio-Visual | CH
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UmxJk8lId9I

2018 | Chocolat Frey: From Bean to Bar | 360° | 5 min | Director, Screenplay | Seed Audio-Visual | CH, CIV

2017 | MOTOREX Imagefilm | Imagefilm | 2 min | Concept, Screenplay, Director | Corpmedia | CH
https://vimeo.com/221457747

2017 | Geberit Time Goes By | Imagefilm, Eventmovie | 2.5 min | Director, Screenplay, Editor | Seed Audio-Visual | CH / SRB
https://vimeo.com/194043910

2016 | Geberit Anywhere | Eventmovie, Imagefilm | 3 min | Director, Animation Artist | Seed Audio-Visual
https://vimeo.com/150647326

2014-2015 | Läderach Infofilme | Seed Audio-Visual
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MFGawbMjnI8
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1iTy-X03QfA

2013-2015 | Oli Mega Vlog
TV Series | Season 1 & 2 | Zambo | SRF
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUp5OGb36Z0fX4zGrrOrwDw

2014 | Mikron: «Wie ist das alles möglich?» | Imagefilm | 2.5 min | Seed Audio-Visual
https://vimeo.com/119555694

2014 | Unexpected Moments | Commercial | Swiss Casinos Zürich
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E0-HbWInaDg

2013 | Das Zimmer 530 | Comedy | 5 min | Co-Director
Screenplay & Director: Natascha Beller
https://vimeo.com/71589183

2013 | Murten 1476 | Commercial
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gUxDqrNAvus

2012 | Back Home | Drama | 18 min | Switzerland
Selected for Swiss Life Cinetour 2012
Bought by SRG SSR Swiss Broadcasting Corporation for Televison distribution

2010 | Grayday | Science Fiction | 27 min | Switzerland
Co-Director: Ari Zehnder

2009 | HEAD Save Ass Technology™ | Commercial | Shining Pictures

2007 | Eximo | Drama | 7 min | ZHdK

2006 | A Fool in Love | Comedy | 3 min

2004 | Evito | Drama | 1 min

1998 | Des Sängers Fluch | Animation | 7 min | CH

Cinematography

2020 | Advent, Advent | Fiction | 4x26min | Cinematography | SRF, Spotlight Media | CH
Director: Natascha Beller & Patrick Karpiczenko
https://www.srf.ch/play/tv/sendung/advent-advent?id=d97e8194-fda2-44c1-9cbd-bf828a630d7f

2020 | IWC Happy New Year | Spot | 1 min | Cinematography | Markenfilm Schweiz | CH
Director: Stefan Künzler

2020 | Scott Supersonic Collection | Commercial | 1 min | Cinematography | Brillantine Pictures | CH
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l_eWm1w-lDI

2019 | Alfa Romeo Driving Balocco | Imagefilm | 1 min | Cinematography | IT
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qg295a94dsQ

2018 | Mobiliar | Commercial | 1 min | Cinematography | Brillantine Pictures | CH

2018 | UNIDO Trade Capacity Building | Dok | 11 min | Cinematography | Tree4Two GmbH | CH, GH
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1gLqjAKJsSY

2018 | A Journey of Wood | Dok | 6 min | Cinematography | Tree4Two GmbH | GH
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jMuFePQLtOM

2018 | Suissetec Careermovies | Imagefilm | 5x 1.5 min | Cinematography | Markenfilm Schweiz | CH
Director: Stefan Künzler
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1z5gyVpODJE
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xcOrQWuYS5A
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aK1dbMsuAPY
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jLkXV3Z0tbo
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V_ccsPk5pTY

2017 | F+F Imagefilm | 12 min
Director: Piet Baumgartner
https://vimeo.com/245192919

2017 | Buchmann Quality | Imagefilm | 2.5 min | Philippe Weibel GmbH
Director: Philippe Weibel (co-directed by Ari Zehnder)
https://vimeo.com/235700508

2017 | kinderregion.ch | Commercial | billionwords gmbh
Director: Christian Breitschmid
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HP7ZAWGyyaY
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PtdWmqdjPL0

2017 | Climate Smart Solution for Vietnam Coffee | Documentary, Imagefilm | CH/VNM
Director: Ari Zehnder
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3rWDJ4qwVhM

2016 | Redemer drüber: Sozialhilfebezüger können nicht River-Raften | Documentation | 18 min | Drehtag | CH
Director: Fabian Kaiser & Luca Ribler
https://vimeo.com/191895458

2016 | Tony Card Interdiscount | Commercial | Shining Pictures
Director: Ari Zehnder
https://vimeo.com/189660818

2014 | Waterkiosk | Imagefilm | 5 min | CH/TZ
Director: Philippe Weibel
https://vimeo.com/111736060

2014 | Männer | Comedy | 15 min | Switzerland
Director: Stefan Künzler

2012 | Journey to Jerusalem | Comedy | 10 min | Switzerland
Director: Monica Amgwerd
Selected for Film Festival Solothurn

2011 | Flying Diamond PC-7-Team | Imagefilm | 30 min
Director: Philippe Weibel
Winner „Best Film“ | International Military Film Festival Bracciano 2011
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EB7a44w17Q4

2009 | Herzenssachen | Imagefilm | 30 min | Cinematography, Animation Artist | Unispital Zürich
Director: Philippe Weibel
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lztHpX6OegU
https://vimeo.com/39259261

2009 | Completition | Comedy | 5 min | Screenplay, Cinematography, Editor
Director: Ari Zehnder
Winner Swiss Olympic Short Film Competition
https://vimeo.com/108127815

2007 | Der Abschiedsbrief | Drama | 8 min | ZHdK
Director: Talkhon Hamzavi

2005 | Die Judenschublade | Documentary | 60 min | Cinematography, Editor | SWR | CH/DE
Director: S. Laur & M. Mehring-Fuchs

Awards

Swiss Film Award Edi | SILVER Corporate - Preventionfilms | 2019
Prix Victoria Silver | 28. International Economic Films Vienna, Conference Openers | 2018
Swiss Film Award Edi | BRONZE Corporate - Brand / Image | 2018
Swiss Film Award Edi | Shortlist Corporate - Brand / Image | 2017
Gold Dolphin | Cannes Corporate Media & TV Awards | 2017
Gold World Medal | New York Festival's World's Best TV & Films | 2017
Gold Award | World Media Festival Hamburg | 2017
Intermedia-Globe Gold Award | World Media Festival Hamburg | 2016
Special Mention in Excellent Communications Design | German Design Award | 2016
Certificate for Creative Excellence | US International Film & Video Festival Los Angeles | 2015
Audience Award | Short Film Night Horw | 2013
Swiss Film Award Edi | Shortlist Corporate - Internal Communications | 2011
Talent Screen Realtime Award | Shnit Filmfestival | 2011
Nomination Lucerne Film Award | Upcoming Filmmakers | 2006
Audience Award | Schweizer Jugendfilmtage | 2006
Special Mention of the Jury | Upcoming Filmmakers | 2005
Animago Award | Home/Animation/Logodesign | 2004
Third Place | Schweizer Jugendfilmtage | 2000
Third Place | Schweizer Jugendfilmtage | 1998
Iftus-Award | Upcoming Filmmakers | 1998

Showcase Projects

Back Home

Director, Screenplay | 2012 | MA Film | 18 min

Vincent wants to go home to persuade his wife to come back to him.

Journey to Jerusalem

Cinematography | 2012 | BA Film | 10 min

Emma and Gloria are having coffee before work.

Männer

Cinematography | 2014 | MA Film | 15 min

The quest for happiness between hotdogs, free parking spaces, and self-assembly furniture.

Grayday

Director, Screenplay | 2010 | BA Film | 27 min

Everyday life is a gray prision, one that gradually wears down the variety of life.