Flurin Giger



Flurin Giger, born in 1995, grew up in the Swiss mountains as part of a big family, being one of seven siblings. At the age of 16, he studied to become an actor and starred in several films. After finishing his degree, he began to work as a writer and director. At the age of 20, together with younger brother and director of photography Silvan Giger, he produced and directed his first short film Ruah. The film celebrated its world premiere in the Orizzonti Short Films Competition at the Venice International Film Festival 2016 and was shown at more than 40 festivals worldwide, winning several awards. In 2018, he made his second short film Schächer. The film premiered in the Critics Week at the Cannes Film Festival 2018 and was shown at multiple festivals afterwards and was also nominated for the Swiss Film Award. A Year Without Summer is his first feature film. Beside ScriptLab, the project was also part of the Cannes Film Festival Résidence 2022.

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