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:

 

ökk | director: jon barber | stories, schweiz

cash gate | director: daniel börjesson | pool films

penny | director: jon barber| big fish

migros | director: jon barber | big fish

deutsche bahn | director: jon barber | big fish

penny | director: jon barber | big fish

naturaplan | who´s mc queen

w & w | director: humbi entrees | wanda

credite suisse | director: flavio gerbe | filmgerberei, schweiz

ikea | director: silvio gerber | filmgerberei, schweiz

dm kampagne | director: stefan ouster | mel p

samsung galaxy | director: humbi entrees | film philosophy, india

internationale kurzfilmtage winterthur 

samsung ssd | director: gun kim | ice cream pictures, korea

aldi | solid & haller

erne | director: andri hinnen | zense, schweiz

bmbf | director: stefan busse | prpetuum

schützengartenbier | director: rolf heilat | shining pictures, schweiz

wohninvest | Direktor: nico kreis | milchstrasse 

helsana versicherung | Direktor: sebas alfie | wirz fraefel Schweiz

ubs | director: jan rassmus voss | pool films

migros fitness | director: zyril gfeller | 3rrad kollektiv schweiz

glkb | director: andri hinnen | zense schweiz

mobilar versicherung | director: jon barber | stories schweiz

sf1 | Direktor: Stefan Uteri | wirz

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:

2017:
facing mecca | shortfilm fest - palm springs - best of festival & best student live action short over 15 minutes

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
srf 1 | swim

srf 1 | swim

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