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Zoel Aeschbacher

Zoel Aeschbacher


Alpi Film Lab Participant 2022


Zoel Aeschbacher was born in 1993 in Paris to a Vietnamese mother and a Swiss father. He grew up in Montreux and studied at the ECAL. His graduation film, BONOBO, made its world premiere at the Clermont-Ferrand Film Festival, in international competition, where it received the Audience Award. After numerous screenings and awards, the film won the Oscar for best student film in 2019. In 2021, he shot FAIRPLAY, his first professional short film, co-produced between Paris and Lausanne.