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Michael Graf

Michael Graf


Sales, Production


Decision Maker 2019


Michael started his career in 2004 as an editor for various broadcasters in Switzerland, working on news, reports and documentaries. He then moved into online finishing and colour grading while teaching at the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts, before moving into commercials. In 2011 he’s set up the in-house post department for a production company, where he acted as post producer and supervisor on numerous commercials for international brands. In 2015 he moved to London to study at the London Film School, obtaining a masters degree in filmmaking. Throughout his studies he’s produced five short films in the UK, Mexico and Japan and production managed and line produced various commercials.

Michael joined Bankside’s acquisitions team in 2018.

company profile

Based in London Bankside is a leading international sales and film finance company for independent films. Founded in 2007, the company offers a bespoke sales and executive producer service to production companies. The company seeks to finance and distribute distinctive films of quality for theatrical release internationally.