COSIMA FREI



Born in Zurich, 1987
During an exchange year in New Zealand she discovers
her interest in filmmaking. 2008 she started her filmstudies at
the Zurich University of the Arts, where she currently studies in the Master Programme.

PROJECTS
2017 Zwischenstopp (Scriptwriter/Director) - Production: 2:1Film & ZHdK
2016 Say On, Musicvideo Linda Vogel 
2016 Radio24, "Zeig eus dis Züri", Commercial (Co-Director) - Production: who's mcqueen
2016 Abseits (Director) - Production: ZHdK
2015 Aquarium (Director)- Production: ZHdK, SRF
2014 Cocktail, Locarno14, Invitation Event Zürcher Filmstiftung (Director) - Production: Plan B
2013 Warriors (Scriptwriter/Director)
2013 Special Guest (Co-Writer/Co-Director)
2012 Wo Gömmer (Scriptwriter/Director)- Production: ZHdK
2011 Alle Werden (Editor)
2011 Ladiesroom (Scriptwriter/Director/Editor)
2010 Timeshift (Co-Writer/Co-Director)
2009 Musicvideo Cassie Bernstein (Director/Editor)

EMPLOYMENTS
2017 First Assistant Director, "Seitentriebe" (TV-Series, SRF), Güzin Kar
2016 First Assistant Director, Galaxus Commercial, Chris Niemeyer
2016 Casting Heineken "Champions League night", Production: Rocket Film
2014 Casting Support Extras "Youth" Paolo Sorrentino
2014 First Assistant Director, "Nichts Passiert",  Micha Lewinsky
2013 Crowd Marshall "United Passions", Fréderic Auburtain
2013 Casting Assistant - Central Casting
2012 Internship at Schauspielhaus Zürich "As you like it", Sebastian Nübling
2012 Second Assistant Director "DINU", Simon Aeby
2012 Second Assistant Director (CH) "Night Train to Lisbon", Bille August
2011 Second Assistant Director "Nachtlärm", Christoph Schaub
2007-2008 Editing internship at Cityguide, Zurich

FESTIVALS & AWARDS

ABSEITS
2017 27th Bamberger Kurzfilmtage (D)
2016 54th Gijon International Film Festival (ESP)
2016 12th Early Bird Student Film Festival (BG)
2016 32.Interfilm Festival Berlin (D)
2016 17th Izmir International Short Film Festival (TUR)
2016 50.Hofer Filmtage (D)
2016 14th Shnit, Bern (CH)

WARRIORS
2014 Upcoming Filmmakers Luzern (CH)
2014 Göttinger Kurzfilmfestival (D)

WO GÖMMER
2014 Jameson CineFest 11.Miskolc International Film Festival, Hungary (HU)
2014 espressofilm, Vienna (AT)
2013 up and coming, int. film festival Hannover, Hannover (D)
2013 Aesthetica Short Film Festival, York (UK)
2013 SF Shorts, San Francisco(USA)
2013 Wildsound Festival, Toronto (CA)
2013 Filmbus (int. Sudent Film Festival Tel Aviv), Tel Aviv (IL)
2013 Studio Hamburg Nachwuchspreis (Nomination), Hamburg (D)
2013 SEEFEST (South East Europeean Film Festival), Los Angeles (USA)
2013  42. International Student Film Festival, Potsdam-Babelsberg (D)
2013  48. Solothurner Filmtage, Solothurn (CH)
2012  25. exground filmfest Wiesbaden, Wiesbaden (D)
2012  16. Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur, Winterthur (CH)
2012  10. Internationales Kurzfilmfestival Shnit, Bern (CH)


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