Benjamin Merz

Benjamin Merz

Information

Height (cm)
181
Weight (in kg)
70
Eye color
green brown
Hair color
Brown
Hair length
Medium
Stature
athletic / training
Place of residence
Basel
Housing options
Berlin, München, Köln, Hamburg, Wien, Basel, Bern, Innsbruck, Los Angeles, New York City, Stuttgart, Zürich
Nationality
German, Swiss
Languages
German: native-language
English: fluent
Dialects
Kölsch
Saxon
Bern German
Norden
Basel German
Berlin German
Zürich German
Instruments
Ukulele: basic
Bass guitar: basic
Sport
Bouldering, Darts, Free Climbing, Soccer, Inline skating, Climb, Motorsport (Motorcycle), Rifle shooting, Pistol shooting, Swordplay
Profession
Actor, Speaker
Singing
Rock/Pop: medium
Heavy metal: medium
Driver's license classes
Motorcycle class, Car class
Additional skills

- Grosse Sprach- / Dialektbegabung

- Seminar im Umgang mit Handfeuerwaffen für Film

Vita entries

Primary professional training

2007
Schauspiel Schule Zürich

Other Education & Training

Schauspielschule Zürich

Awards

Youth Jury Award - "Weekend Tide" - Amarcort Film Festival
Audience Award - "Auf Herz und Niere" - Shorts Offenburg
Best Film - "Acht Blumen" - Social Media Film Festival Las Vegas
Best Swiss Film - "Acht Blumen" - Lucerne International Film Festival

Film

Nightracer (Short film)
Louis (LR) Noa Röthlisberger Producer: Red Mountain, Röthlisberger & Pueta [ch]
Sunday Poem (Short film)
Jonas (SR) Aaron Markus Graf Producer: Navgraphy, Navjot Singh [ch]
Cocoon (Short film)
Miro (LR) Damien Hauser Producer: SAE Institute (Zürich) [ch]
1st Task (Short film)
Steven (LR) Jero Fähndrich Producer: Jero Fähndrich Produktion [ch]
Frontmann (Short film)
Tom (LR) Garry Savenkov Producer: Hochschule Offenburg [de]
Drifted (Feature film)
Aggro Typ Hans Peter Riegel Producer: Riverside AG Productions [ch]
Weekend-Tide (Short film)
Prit (LR) Julio Ramirez Producer: Metaproductions AG [ch]
Auf Herz und Niere (Short film)
Tim (LR) Garry Savenkov Producer: Hochschule Offenburg [de]
Aloys (Cinema film)
Polizist Tobias Nölle Producer: Hugofilm Productions GmbH [ch]
Senjor! (Short film)
Dennis (LR) Ilir Hasanaj Producer: ZHdK Zürcher Hochschule der Künste (vorm. HGKZ Hochschule für Gest. und Kunst)
Acht Blumen (Short film)
Benjamin (LR) Timo von Gunten Producer: BMC Pictures [ch]
Abseits (Short film)
Christian (LR) Hannes Stoll Producer: Die Medienakademie [de]
One Summer Stand (Short film)
Lucas (LR) Hanna Linn Producer: h_da Hochschule Darmstadt
Welthund (Cinema film)
Thommi Bürgin (SR) Ueli Ackermann Producer: WH Films [ch]

Television

Stöfftitown (TV movie)
Ruedi (SR) Christoph Schaub Producer: Langfilm. Bernard Lang AG [ch] TV Channel: SRF (vormals SF DRS) [ch]
Ziellos (TV movie)
Reto Leupi (SR) Nick Hilber Producer: HesseGreutert Film AG [ch] TV Channel: SRF (vormals SF DRS) [ch]

Theatre

Belgrader Trilogie
Jovan Dalibor Bajunovic Theatre: Bernhard Theater
Kleinbasler Charivari
HR Colette Studer Theatre: Volkshaus Basel / Basel Tattoo Productions
Dr Butzdeufel
HR Hans Jörg Hersberger Theatre: Häbse Theater
Kleinbasler Charivari
HR Colette Studer Theatre: Volkshaus Basel / Basel Tattoo Productions
Rumpelstilzchen
HR Urs Bosshardt Theatre: Fauteuil
Guet Nacht am Säggsi
HR Martin Schurr Theatre: Fauteuil
Kleinbasler Charivari
HR Dani Wehrmüller Theatre: Volkshaus Basel / Basel Tattoo Productions
Frau Holle
HR Urs Bosshardt Theatre: Fauteuil
Pfyfferli
HR Martin Schurr / Rolf Lansky Theatre: Fauteuil
Das tapfere Schneiderlein
HR Urs Bosshardt Theatre: Fauteuil
Ctrl Alt Delete
NR Hansjörg Betschart Theatre: EFAS
Nachtblind
HR Helene Brügmann Theatre: EFAS
200 Cigarettes
HR Rolf Sarkis Theatre: EFAS
Die Möwe
HR Rolf Sarkis Theatre: EFAS

Other

Closure (Educational production)
Rick (LR) Esra Tas Producer: SAE Institute (Zürich) [ch]
Nina Meier Bradlin - She's the one (Music video)
Guy (LR) Brigitte Fässler Producer: Fässler & Horst [ch]

Commercial

Chevrolet - Climber (Commercial)
Kletterer (LR) Rafael Bolliger Producer: MoFilm, Claudia Bachmann
Schweizer Armee - Weicheier und Äxtrawürscht (Image movie)
Kiffer (SR) Jürg Ebe Producer: Zentrum elektronische Medien (ZEM) [ch]