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Cyril Schäublin

Cyril Schäublin


Scriptwriter, Film Director


FeatureLab projects Participant 2019


Cyril Schäublin (b. 1984 in Zurich), a descendant of watchmaking factory workers, left Switzerland in 2004 to live in Beijing, China.
In 2006 he moved back to Europe to study cinema in Paris and Berlin, where he graduated at the German Film and Television Academy Berlin (dffb) in 2012. At the dffb, he was a student of Lav Diaz and James Benning and made several short films.
After graduating, he worked as personal assistant for Palestinian director Kamal Aljafari. His first feature film DENE WOS GUET GEIT (Those who are fine, 2017) premiered in Locarno and Rotterdam to critical acclaim. The film received an
invitation to New Directors / New Films at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York, won the Award for Best International Feature Film at the 72nd Edinburgh International Film Festival and got a nomination for the European Film Awards 2018 (European Discovery). In 2018, “Dene wos guet geit” won the Zurich Film Award. He currently lives and works in Zurich.

company profile

Seeland Filmproduktion GmbH, Zürich
VAT / UID: CHE-465.502.527

Founded 2013 in Zurich (previously Amon Films, since 2017 Seeland Filmproduktion GmbH).


2017 - Dene wos guet geit / Those who are fine (CH, 71’)

In Production:
2021 Unruèh / Unrest (CH, ~85’)

2014 - I de Schwiiz (CH, 5’)
2013 - Modern Times (CH, 7’)
2013 - Public Library (CH, 8’)
2011 - Portrait (CH, 6’, co-produced with DFFB and ARTE))
2009 - Lenny (DE, 17’, co-produced with DFFB)
2007 - Mein Bruder, der Rabe (CH, 11’)

* The short films, produced as Amon Films, were presented and awarded at numerous international film festivals, such as Cannes, Locarno and Montréal.