TORO FILM produzione audiovisiva-  film e foto:

da HD a 4K,



TORO FILM, Multimedia Produktion von Film und Foto:

mit eigenem Equipment in HD und in 4K,

DoP, CINEMATOGRAPHER;   filmography  please  have also a look under VITA

TORO FILM, film and photo production:

own equipment and facilities in HD and 4K

Blackmagic Mini Ursa Pro complete/ GH5 , Atomos Shogun Flame/ Mini Jib/ one hand gimbal / Drone Phantom4 Pro+/ lights and sound



“ Frutta quattro stagioni“ Documentary  AFT/ Ass. Frutticoltori Ticinesi;  postproduction,

“ Eine Reise durch Deutschland / Portrais of collaborators „  corporate  movie for Omexom, Germany, in production

„Tirsa“ theatre play; scenographic multimedia design;  director: Kami Manns, in production


3 MOVIES – 3 CONTINENTS –  1 MONTH – ; January 2019

„YSCHTOO ZUR BASLER FASNACHT“  documentary , 93 min.   directing and  producing,

PREMIERE ,  BASEL, SWITZERLAND;  january 27, 2019,



„WOODWIND“, feature film, 126 min. , Dir.: Fin Manjoo; South Africa / India; director of photography

at the DIORAMA FESTIVAL, NEW DEHLI , INDIA;  january 14-2o 2019

Nominated for Best Film at both the Cape Town International Film Festival and the South Africa International Film Festival (Rapid Lion). Rated by FIPRESCI as the best film in SA for the year, and one of the best internationally. Named as a rising star at Diorama, New Delhi.

Story: A composer travels to India to search for the truth behind a poetic vision, written to him by a female painter and his mysterious journey to discover the source of his music inspiration.

further  informations:   


„HEIMKEHR-HOME COMING“  by F.Kafka. experimental Short Movie, 14 min.,  dir.: Kami Wilhelmina Manns

BRONX WORLD FILM CYCLE; NEW YORK,  january 4-7 2019 



„Yschtoo zur Basler Fasnacht“ released now on DVD/ Blu-ray subtitled German , English, French.

„ARNO STERN, die Welt der malenden Kinder“  documentary, dir.: Andrea Rodoni;  co camera with Helena Vagnières and A.Rodoni

on TV: SRF  april 14, 2019



„TERROR“  theatre play/ Ferdinand v.Schirach, dir.: Kami Manns;

Teatro dell’Arte, Milano/  Tribunale Penale Federale , CH-Bellinzona /  Torino/ LAC, Lugano/  Venezia




curriculum vitae:



  • 1952 born in Basle/ Switzerland


1972        start working in the film industry,

1978       – 2009   Berlin based, living now  in Mairengo-Switzerland


as DoP:

about 65 motions pictures and  tv-dramas, e.g.:

„Peter Gombas Lehr und Wanderjahre“                                 director:       Nenad Djapic

„Am nächsten Morgen kehrte …“                                                                     Monika Funke-Stern

„Stadtromanzen“                                                                                                 Dagmar Brendecke

„Kein Ort für Sirenen“                                                                                        Angi Welz-Rommel

„La tregua/ the truce“                                                                                         Francesco Rosi; DoP: Pasqualino de Santis;                                                                                                                                                                                     ( camera operator)

„Verdammt, er liebt mich“                                                                                 Sven Severin

“„Error 2000“                                                                                                       Anders Engström

„Code  Baltic Storm“                                                                                            Reuben Leder

„ Bye Bye Berlusconi“                                                                                          Jan Hendrik  Stahlberg

“My heart in Africa”                                                                                             John Delbridge

“Diamond diver ”                                                                                                                ”

“Woodwind”                                                                                                            Fin Manjoo


around 25 feature length  documentries, cinema and television :

„Scarabaeus“                                                                           director:      Pierre Voyame (first motion picture as DoP, 1976)

„Der Gelbe Stern“                                                                                        Dieter Hildebrand,  (Oscar nomination 1981)

„1000 Kraniche musst du falten“ /Children of Cernobyl                    Thomas Bauermeister

„Majdanek“                                                                                                     Krzystof Czajka

„Ludiano-Texas“                                                                                           Mike Wildbolz

“ Romeo and Julia unplugged”                                                                  Yasmin Khalifa


various  tv-serials, for example:

„Neues aus Uhlenbusch“,   „Karfunkel“,  „Happy Birthday“, „Girlfriends“,  „Liebe, Babies  und…“  „Inga Lindström“


Shooting experiences  :  Peru, Mexico, USA, Turkey, Europe, Russia, Central Asia, India, Australia, Southern Africa,

Languages :  Italian, German, French, English


Extended filmography under:



Photography / Exhibitions :

  • M54/visarte, BS/ 2012
  • Dazio Grande,TI /2014
  • PEP+noname, BS/2015
  • Dazio Grande, TI / 2016
  • Wett/ Gruppenausstellung, BS / 2019

Lectureship/ Docent Cinematography:

  •  Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, in german
  •  Filmakademie DFFB,Berlin; german
  • Zelig, Bolzano/IT  in italian


MOVIES,  directed and produced by TORO FILM:

examples / esempi/Beispiele

„La lunga marcia della banda“, 65 min. docu/   trailer:

„Le mamme della Valascia“  docu / RSI

Spots : „Coro SCAM and the Italian Harmonists“   / „Aiuta l’Ambrì di avere un futuro