Christian Davi



Born in 1967, Christian Davi is today developper, producer and co-owner of Hugofilm Productions and Zentralton. He‘s living in Zurich with his wife and his daughter. After his academic studies of environment and natural sciences at ETH Zurich with two diplomas, he worked as first assistant director at the theatre of Lucerne before making his master-studies at the filmschool DAVI in Lausanne (Master in 1996). With his first feature documentary „Die Regierung“ (The Government) he won the Swiss film Price in 1999 and the Zurich Film Price in 1998. This succes announced the end ohis filmmakers activity and the beginning of his career as producer. Christian Davi worked as a member of the national film board, as teacher for the filmschools in Lausanne, Zurich and Lucerne and as chairman of GARP and later of IG independent producer‘s association. He did Eurodoc with the feature documentary “Tinguel y” and several other specific formations. As producer for Hugofilm, he was during the last twelve years in charge of around twenty feature documentaries and fictions for cinema and television.

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