Daniel Maurer


1972 Born in Zurich Switzerland
1997 Cofounder of Casa Azul Films (who produced Jean-Luc Godard's "Livre d'image" - Palme d'Or spéciale Cannes 2018)
1995-1998 ECAL Filmschool Lausanne
1999-2002 Assistant director for Claude Chabrol, Olivier Assayas et others
Between 2002 and 2018 Head of Postproduction and DOP on many feature documentaries


2021 "The Beyond" - documentary short 10 min. - Best European Documentary Award - ECU Film Festival Paris
2021 « And outside life goes on » documentary 81 min.
2008 “Crossing Paths” short fiction, 22 min.
2006 “Looking for Else” documentary 52 min.
1997 "Luchando Frijoles, Cuba d’un jour à l’autre" documentary, 52min.


1998 International Festival of Film Schools Mexico - best documentary for « Luchando Frijoles, Cuba d’un jour à l’autre »

2007 LA Femme International Film Festival - Best Production for « A la recherche d’Else »

2021 ECU European Independent Film Festival Paris - Best European Independent Documentary for "The Beyond"

2021 Best Documentary Award for "The Beyond" - Festival de Vébron France

2021 8th International Documentary Festival of Ierapetra - Grèce
2nd International Feature Documentary Award for "And outside life goes on"

2021 International Short Film Festival Kalmthout Belgique
Best Documentary Worldwide Award for "The Beyond"

2021 SCAD Savannah Film Festival USA
Award « Best Global Short: Tales from the Pandemic » for "The Beyond"

2021 Best director - Shenzhen International Film Festival - China
for "And outside life goes on"