markus otz

filmmaker / screenwriter / art director

emotive visual outlook carpentry








Ticino Film Commission


World Film Fair

London Film Fest



"The Legend of the White Ibex" tribute screening @ Capanna Scaletta and World Premiere @ Silver State Film Festival, Las Vegas!
Century Orleans 18, Orleans Hotel and Casino Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, September 5th to 8th 2019

"Alone" will be screened @ the iconic TCL Chinese Theater in Hollywood during the Golden State Film Festival!
6925 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, CA 90028, USA, from 22nd to 28th March 2019

"Alone" is official selection @ North Europe International Film Festival
with 3 nominations as Best Director, Best DoP and Best Actor!
Crowne Plaza London Docklands, Royal Viktoria Dock, Wester Gateway, London, from 17th to 23rd February 2019

And the "World Film Fair Award For Best Switzerland Short Film" goes to "Alone"!
New York, Wednesday, 31st October 2018

"Momòhill Film Fair (Switzerland)" is the new film festival reality of South Switzerland founded in autumn 2018.
Call for entries open

"The Legend of the White Ibex" is in production!
Follow it on

"Alone" is selected to be part of the World Film Fair in New York 2018
26th-31st October 2018

"Best Foreign Short" and "Marshall Hawkins Best Original Score Short Film" Awards for "Alone"!
11th March 2018 @ "Idyllwild International Festival of Cinema", Riverside County, California, USA

"Best Editing of a Short Film" Award for "Alone"!
17th February 2018 @ "London International Filmmaker Festival of World Cinema", "Crowne Plaza London Docklands", London, UK


Production goes from travelogues, documentaries and commercials to shorts and feature films

Stories follows realistic or fantasy rules depending on the desired genre

Projects on demand and new documentaries are shot with professional gear in format XAVC and Pro Res HQ, 4K, 2K, HD 1080, 10 bit 4:2:2

Travelogues, older documentaries and personal stuff are shot ProRes 10 bit 4:2:2 and AVCHD 8 bit 4:2:0

Post-production is performed with FCPX


Direction, cinematography and art consulting

Screenplays, adaptations, dialogs and storyboard developments

Art creations for stage sets, decorations, animatronics and scene accessories



head office
p.o. box 1633 / ch-6830 chiasso

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