DIRECTOR FILM AUTHOR PRODUCER
Gabriel Baur got to film through visual arts, drama and anthropology. Master of Arts in cultural anthropology, psychology and mass communications / Master thesis about film at the university of Zurich 1982. Filmschool New York university 1983/84. From1984 to 1987 Gabrielle Baur lived and worked between New York and Central America. 1988 she returned to Europe. In-depth study of directing and dramatic technique experience with Wojciech Marczewski (PL), Krzysztof Kieslowski (PL) and Frank Daniels (USA), among others. Collaboration as actress, cinematographer, assistant director and director for film, theatre and television.
1983 Co-founder of Onix Film and 2008 Co-founder of Onfeatures Film. Since 1984 Baur is freelance film director and film author, and has won national as international awards. Gabriel Baur is living and working between Zürich and Lisbon.
Since 1990 Baur was European delegate of the Swiss Filmmakers Association ARF/FDS for the European directors association FERA. 1995 – 2010 lecturer at private and public universities, among others at the ZHdK/ Zurich University of the Arts/ MA Film. Publications. 2005 patronage film for the first national transdisciplinary „ Forum des artistes Bienne“. 2010 – 2014 Vice-President of the European Filmdirectors Federation FERA. She is Co-founder of SWAN Swiss Women’s Audiovisual Network as well as SWAN Association in 2018, and is Co-president of SWAN Association since June 2018.
Gabriel Baur is a member of the European Film Academy EFA and the Swiss Film Academy,
FILM PROJECTS (Selection)
Documentary Feature, 2017, CH/DE
Co-producer, Director, Author and Co-editor.
National theatrical release 2017.
Feature, 2014, DE/CH
Co-producer. Supported by the Federal Film Board FFA.
A film by IJ.Biermann and Stephan Schoenholtz
A Silverio Films und Onfeatures Film Production
in Co-production mit the Deutschen Film- und Fernsehakademie and Myrland Films
AMOUR FOU IN PROCESS
Feature, 2010, CH/DE
Screenplay. Supported by the Bundesamt für Kultur,
the Filmstiftung Zürich, Succes Cinema,
Kuratorium des Kanton Aargau and ONIX.
Documentary Feature, 2002, CH/DE/US/GB
Co-producer, script, director and co-editor.
Over 50 internationals Festivals. Awards a.o. Winner Best
Film / Semaine de la critique / Locarno
IFF, Internationale World Premiere IFF Berlinale 2002,
Theatrical releases in DE, FR, SW, NL, AT, BL, IT, CH and USA,
National and international TV-sales & DVD releases.
THE QUEEN OF BED
Feature, 1994, CH
Co-producer, screenplay and director.
National and Internationale Festivals and Awards,
Theatrical release CH, TV DE
THE EXCEPTION AND THE RULE
Experimental Film, 1992, A/CH
Script, director and editor.
Art exhibitions, theatres,
Feature film project,1990, ch
Script and director.
Winner national competition 1990
CADA DIA HISTORIA
Documentary, 1986, NIC/CH
Co-producer, script, director and editor,
in cooperation with Kristina Konrad.
National und International Festivals,
Art House Distribution CH/DE, TV/DRS
ONE TO ZERO
Short fiction, 1984, US (missing in N.Y.,
useful lead welcome)
Short fiction, 1984, US/CH (Teil von Anna)
Co-producer, script, director and editor.
Worldpremiere Solothurner Filmtage, Festivals