About

Maurizius Staerkle Drux works as a filmmaker and sound designer.
He was born in Cologne (Germany) and grew up in Zürich (Switzerland). Influenced by musical instruments and sign language he moves between the worlds of language and images, which come together in film.
Since graduating from the Zurich University of the Arts he has worked as a documentary filmmaker and sound designer.
2014 he founded the MAXDRUX & Co GmbH in Zürich, which produces stories & sounds. His works have won several international prizes like the "Jury Award" of the Int. Filmfestival on Art in Montréal, the Swiss "Upcoming Talent Award" or the prestigious "Goethe Prize" at the Int. Filmfestival in Leipzig.


Press

Awards

Goethe Prize / Int. Dok Festival in Leipzig, DE 2014
Concrete Love - Documentary Feature
Jury Award / Int. Festival sur l´Art in Montréal, CA 2015
Concrete Love - Documentary Feature
Best Int. Director / Int. Sichuan Film Festival, China 2015
Concrete Love - Documentary Feature
Best Documentary / Bozner Filmtage, IT 2015
Concrete Love - Documentary Feature
Honorable Mention / Filmfestival Max Ophüls Preis, DE 2015
Concrete Love - Documentary Feature
Audience Award / Filmfestival Lissabon, PL 2015
Concrete Love - Documentary Feature
Upcoming Talent / Prize of the SSA/Suissimage, CH 2014
BungaBunga - Experimental Documentary
Arri Pitch Award / Best Script, Munich DE 2012
Concrete Love - Documentary Feature
Alexis V. Thalberg Preis / Best Documentary, CH 2012
BungaBunga - Experimental Documentary
Alexis V. Thalberg Preis / Best Documentary, CH 2011
Between Islands - Documentary Feature
Alexis V. Thalberg Preis / Honorable Mention, CH 2011
Mit Lied und Leid - Documentary Short
Best Short / Schweizer Jugendfilmtage, CH 2009
Paradeplatz - Short
Best Short / SwissMovieAward, CH 2009
Paradeplatz - Short
Best Short / Schweizer Jugendfilmtage, CH 2006
Klischees - Short
SRG Script Award / Solothurner Filmtage, CH 2017
Macht der Stille - Documentary in development

CONTACT


MAXDRUX & Co GmbH
Maurizius Staerkle Drux & Lenz Baumann
Mühlebachstrasse 166
8008 Zürich

+41 76 210 28 82
info@maxdrux.com

www.maxdrux.com
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