Jan Mettler


jan mettler, born in switzerland, started his studies at the zurich university of arts.
thereafter he went out to make his diploma in cinematography at the filmakademie baden wuerttemberg.
2012 jan wins the 'deutscher kamerapreis' for his excellent work.
he is very interested in working with actors and loves set up the light in different ways to tell the stories with unique pictures.

jan is now based in zurich and shoots mainly commercials.
he speaks german, english, french and italian fluently.

Jan is very passionate about film, photography and good food.

Jan Mettler

commercials:

kneipp | director: humbi entrees | jerk
netto shop | director: christian wehrlin | rocket film
sbb | director: jon barber | stories
netto shop | director: christian wehrlin | rocket film
raclette suisse | director: stephan usteri | markenfilm schweiz
nissan | director: nico klein | city films
pattex | director: andreas schäfer | cloud
swisscom | director: humbi entress | who´s mc queen
revalit | director: nick kreis | equal
coop | director: luki frieden | teigr
twint | director: karpi | who´s mc queen
samsung | director: nico kreis | markenfilm, hh
olympia 2020
ferrari | director: nico c. kreis | milchstrasse
srf1 idents | director: stephan usteri | eqal visual productions
ragusa | director: reggie pak | solid & haller film
vaudoise | director: christine wiederkehr | stories ag
blick | director: kai sehr | pumpkin film
twint | director: humbi entress | who´s mc queen
emmentaler | director: david constantin | shining pictures
25 jahre deutsche einheit | director: nico kreis | milchstrasse
sbb | director: stephan usteri | wirzfrafelpaal
25 jahre vzo | director: simon nagel
coop | director: hans kaufmann | onfilm
coop | director: stevie russel | embassy, berlin
migros | director: patrick karpiczenko | who’s mcqueen
olx | director: jan bonny | shining pictures
smava | director: tobias haase | cobblestone
petrom | director: andreas schäfer | mitrafilm
george | director: seba kühne | partner in crime
coop mondovino | director: simon nagel | onfilm
chesterfield | director: nico c. kreis | milchstrasse
opel | director: ivan engler | visualscience
zürich insurance | director: rolf hellat | wirzfraefelpaal
volkswagen | director: ben strebel | pumpkinfilm
disney channel | director: stephan usteri | neverest
nesquick | director: andreas schäfer | smooth productions, paris
louis widmer | director: jan mettler | wirzfraefelpaal
swisslife | director: alain gsponer | pumpkinfilm
nespresso | director: cello schnyder | wirzfraefelpaal
mtv mobile | director: rolf hellat | wirzfraefelpaal
disney channel | director: stephan usteri | neverest
bmw | director: ben strebel | pumpkinfilm
lungenliga | director: luki frieden | shining pictures
appenzeller kaese | director: simon nagel | onfilm
mercedes | director: tobias haase
bdl | director: nico c. kreis | milchstrasse
maserati | director: nico c. kreis | manuel hummer
bosh | director: nico c. kreis | emenes
san miguel | director: tobias haase | ccc, holger bergmann
subaru forester | director: riccardo signorell | signorellfilms
subaru legacy | director: riccardo signorell | signorellfilms
ikftw | director: rolf hellat | wirzfraefelpaal
toyota | director: rolf hellat | wirzfraefelpaal
mitsubishi | director: hendryk witscherkowsky | t. tehrani, l. dedkova
danone | director: juri steinhart | habegger
dein deal | director: mats frey | zense
feldschloesschen | director: stephan usteri | wirzfraefelpaal
irf - antenensammler | director: rolf hellat | markenfilm
kindertraum | director: laurentius emmelmann | condor films
m budget | director: rolf hellat | who's mc queen
postfinance | director: rolf hellat | wirzfraefelpaal
wizzle | director: ari zehnder
le tom | director: rolf hellat | zhdk

short films:

skinny boy | director: lawrence blankenbyl | polymorph pictures
alfonso | director: jan-eric mack | zhdk
teneriffa | director: hannes baumgartner | zhdk
ronaldo | director: jan-eric mack, jan mettler | zhdk

music videos:

after monday | director: juergen kupka
plankton | director: ivan engler

Jan Mettler

awards:

2016:
SRF1 - swim | Edi 2016 - best tv commercial - gold
migros - glace | edi 2016 - best tv commercial - silver


2015:
sbb - the heart of switzerland | Cannes corportate and media award - best cinematography
sbb - the heart of switzerland | klappe pr filmfestival 2015, bronze for craft - camera

2014
ferrari - the legend | spotlight festival 2014,  silver
ferrari - the legend | cannes, young directors award 2014, nominated
mercedes mcp | spotlight festival 2014, 2 categories prizes


2013
alfonso | festival del film locarno, premio cinema e gioventu
mercedes mcp | first steps 2013

2012
teneriffa | winterthurer kurzfilmpreis
eddy | deutscher kamerapreis, foerderpreis
boats | young director award cannes, 2nd prize
boats | first steps nomination

2011
ronaldo | solothurner filmtage, best swiss short film, ssa/suisseimage
ronaldo | vgik moskau | best short film, international competition

Jan Mettler
Jan Mettler