Urs Egger

Urs Egger

Darsteller, Regie, Regie-Assistenz, Drehbuch, Aufnahmeleitung, Sonstige_Produktionsangaben
*1953 Bern, Schweiz

Biography

Urs Egger was born in 1953 in Bern/Switzerland. He has worked extensively in Los Angeles, where, after his studies, he was named a Director Fellow at the American Film Institute and worked as a film correspondent for various publications. After serving as a director’s assistant to such names as John Frankenheimer, Denis Lewiston, John Glen, Nicolas Gessner and Yves Boisset – he received numerous awards (Golden Nymph for the Best Mini-Series, Silver Nymph for Best Direction at Monte Carlo in 1999, Gold Plaque Award at Chicago in 1999, Golden Gong for Best Direction, the Cinema-Jupiter and the Austrian Golden Screen for Best TV movie in 1998) for "Opernball" (TV, 1998), the film adaptation of Josef Haslinger’s best-selling novel.


His other films include: "Go West, Young Man" (short, 1980), "Motten im Licht" (1986), "Bilder vom Maler" (documentary, 1987), the "Tatort"-episode "Howalds Fall" (TV, 1989), "Child on the Open Road" ("Kinder der Landstrasse", 1992), "Der Tourist" (TV, 1995), "Die Halbstarken" (TV, 1996) and "Epstein"s Night" ("Epsteins Nacht", 2002).

Source: German Films Service & Marketing GmbH

Filmography

2016/2017 Der Sohn
Director
 
2016 Gotthard
Director
 
2015 Der Bankraub
Director
 
2014/2015 Brief an mein Leben
Director
 
2014 Der Fall Bruckner
Director
 
2014 Die Seelen im Feuer
Director
 
2014 Eine Liebe für den Frieden
Director
 
2012/2013 Wir sind die Neuen
Director
 
2009 Böses Erwachen
Director
 
2008 Das jüngste Gericht
Director
 
2006/2007 An die Grenze
Director
 
2006 Auszeit
Director
 
2006 Unter Strom
Director
 
2005 Tod eines Keilers
Director
 
2004/2005 Der Mörder meines Vaters
Director
 
2003/2004 Die Rückkehr des Tanzlehrers
Director
 
2003 Berlin - Eine Stadt sucht den Mörder
Director, Co-author
 
2001/2002 Epsteins Nacht
Director
 
1997/1998 Opernball
Director
 
1996 Die Halbstarken
Director
 
1995 Zwischen zwei Männern - Die Liebe einer Frau
Director
 
1991/1992 Kinder der Landstraße
Director, Screenplay
 
1990 Feuer, Eis & Dynamit
2nd Unit director
 
1989/1990 Howalds Fall
Director, Screenplay
 
1989 Bavaria Blue
Production assistant
 
1988 Die Mondscheinmänner
Director
 
1987 Chaos am Gotthard
Director
 
1985 Via Mala
Assistant director
 
1984/1985 Fasnacht
Cast, Production manager