Michael Koch

Michael Koch

Darsteller, Regie, Drehbuch, Kamera, Schnitt, Produzent
*02.07.1982 Luzern, Schweiz


Michael Koch was born 1982 in Lucerne, Switzerland. He studied at the Academy of Media Arts Cologne and also worked as an actor. During this time he made the following short films: "Wir sind dir treu" ("We are the faithful", 2005), "Beckenrand" (2006) and "Polar" (2008). All three films were very successful at international festivals and won numerous awards. "Polar"  received a Special Mention at the Berlin International Film Festival, the German Camera Award, as well as the German Short Film Award 2009. After his studies he worked as a director for the theater Kaserne Basel. Michael Koch celebrates the world premiere of his feature film debut "Marija" (2016) in the International Competition at the 69th Locarno Film Festival.

Source: German Films Service & Marketing GmbH


2015/2016 Marija
Director, Screenplay
2008/2009 Polar
Director, Screenplay
2006 Beckenrand
Director, Screenplay, Editing, Producer
2006 Kurzpässe
2005 Wir sind dir treu
Director, Screenplay, Director of photography, Editing, Producer
2002/2003 Achtung, Fertig, Charlie!


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