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Cornelia Seitler

Cornelia Seitler




Decision Maker 2019


Cornelia Seitler grew up in Arbon at the lake of Constance. After high school diploma she spent numerous years in varied apprentices. Work experience in factories, butcher’s shops, restaurants, language courses in Paris, child carer in London, primary teacher, product manager, proof-reader, university studies in German language and psychology, several journeys to USA, while trying to keep a rock band going, monastery retreat. Assistant producer, director of a short film, several jobs in distribution, production and world sales. Further training in production management, script consulting and writing. Founded maximage with Brigitte Hofer in 1997. Since then she grows in experience and has not lost her passion for cinema.

company profile

Founded in 1997 and based in Zurich, maximage loves cinema! We produce internationally awarded feature and doc films with innovative and visionary author-directors such as Nicolas Steiner („Above and Below“), Esen Isik („Köpek“), Stefan Schwietert („Imagine waking up tomorrow and all Music has disappeared“, „Echoes of Home“) or Peter Mettler („Becoming Animal", „Gambling, Gods and LSD“). maximage won five Quartz (Swiss film prize), a Lola (German film prize) and a Genie (Canadian film prize). maximage is continuously co-producing with European and Canadian companies.