Elijah Knight

Elijah Knight

Main agency
Caprice Crawford
+49 172 3088 868
caprice@crawfordtalents.com
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Information

Acting age
20 - 35 years
Place of birth
Lausanne
Height (cm)
170
Weight (in kg)
77
Eye color
green brown
Hair color
Blond
Hair length
Medium
Stature
athletic-muscular
Place of residence
switzerland
Housing options
Berlin, München, Köln, London, Paris, Lyon, Wien, Bratislava, Budapest, Istanbul, Roma, Venezia; Florence
Nationality
German, Swiss
Languages
German: native-language
English: native-language
Chinese: basic
French: native-language
Dialects
Basel German: always (Native dialect)
Zürich German: always
London (English): only when required
St.-Galler German: only when required
Canadian-English: only when required
American: always
Accents
American: always
Sport
Diving, Fitness, Free Climbing, Ice Hockey, Martial Arts
Dance
Hip hop: medium
Choreography: medium
Bollywood dance: medium
Profession
Action / Martial arts actor, Actor, Comedian
Singing
Improvisation: basic
Pitch
Baritone
Driver's licenses
Car class

Vita entries

Professional background

2021 Audition Coaching Christof Oswald SFS Swiss Film School - 2020 Glaus Casting Seminar mit Corinna Glaus (Schweiz) - 2019 Master classes TROY´s Stunt Team Film-Fighting & Stunts (Beijing, China) - 2018 - 2019 RSS Medienschule Diplomierter Radioredaktor - 2015 - 2018 Acting Master Classes ZES (Centre for acting Zürich) & Private Acting Lessons with Marco Hausammann-Gilardi

Other Education & Training

All about Me(dia) Seminar - Media Presence for Actors with Delia Marti
Audition Coaching Christof Oswald

SFS Swiss Film School

Glaus Casting Seminar

Casting Seminar with Nr.1 Swiss Caster Corinna Glaus

TROY´s Action Team

Master Class Film Fighting & Stunts

University of St.Gallen (HSG)

Master Class Filmmaking (Visual Storytelling)

RSS Media School

Certified Radio Broadcaster

Zentrum für Entwicklung im Schauspiel Zürich (ZES)

Method Acting Master Class

Zentrum für Entwicklung im Schauspiel Zürich (ZES)

Auditioning Master Class

Zentrum für Entwicklung im Schauspiel Zürich (ZES)

Camera Acting Master Class

University of St.Gallen (HSG)

Master Degree in Business Innovation (M.A. HSG)

Zürcher Hochschule der Künste ZHDK

Theatre Preparation Course

Awards

NOCTURNAL (nominated) (Short film)

Best Actor Spring 2021 Couch Film Festival Toronto

Zürich Film Festival (nominated) (Moodfilm)

ZFF72 Top 10 Short Films 2020 (Hero to Zero)

Swiss Talent Screen Awards (Drama)

Acting Award

University of St.Gallen (HSG) (Drama)

Winner St.Gallen´s got Talent Competition 2018

Film

INERTIA (Drama)
Jesse (LR) Thomas Scholte Producer: ZHDK Zürcher Hochschule der Künste
SEMRET (Cinema film)
Daniel (OR) Caterina Mona Producer: Cinédokké Sagl
Lord of the Rings - Battles of the Fords of Isen (Cinema film)
Dunhere (Rohirrim) (LR) Sven Würgler Producer: Lars Würgler Distribution: Silma Production Casting director: Sven Würgler

Action Thriller

Triad Power (Mini series)
中国朋友 (SR) Brian Pinkus Producer: Brian Pinkus Distribution: Lightflash Productions
Loner (Short film)
Thomas (Nurse) (SR) Yanis Kaiser Producer: Yanis Kaiser Distribution: Jugendhaus Münchenstein Casting director: Yanis Kaiser
FUGAZI (Series)
Juri (SR) Steve McLee Producer: Steve McLee Productions Distribution: Vimeo Pay TV

Swiss Crime Series

Prinzessin (Cinema film)
Enzo (OR) Peter Luisi Producer: Spotlight Media Productions Distribution: Swiss Television / Zürich Film Festival Casting director: Christian Casper Central Casting (for small roles)

Drama

NOCTURNAL (Short film)
Aaron (ex-gang member / whistleblower) (LR) Cédric Spozio Producer: Cédric Spozio Distribution: Film festivals; social media

Action Thriller

Jusqu´ici, tout va bien (Ambient movie)
Mike, Policeman (OR) Leon Schwitter Producer: EXIT Filmkollektiv GmbH
Vergäh (Short film)
Stefan (bester Freund des Protagonisten und Versicherungsmakler) (SR) Lukas Hauri Distribution: Malonic Studios / Salvation Army
UBS Kids Cup - The Movie (Eventfilm)
Agent Kowalski (SR) Team Yoveo Distribution: yoveo content AG; UBS Kids Cup

Action Movie / Video Game

Sunrise - The Movie (Educational production)
Howard - Salesman (LR) Tapir Filmatelier Distribution: Sunrise Marketing Division

Sales Coaching Movie

Pic(k) Me (Short film)
Jim (Best friend of protagonist) (SR) Simone Edelmann Distribution: Independent / film festivals

Romantic Comedy

Jusqu´ici, tout va bien (Short film)
Mike, Policeman (OR) Leon Schwitter Producer: Leon Schwitter Distribution: EXIT Filmkollektiv GmbH

Green Movie

Hero to Zero (Short film)
Zero (LR) Adrien Juhas Producer: Adrien Juhas Distribution: Zürich Film Festival 72 Contest

Action Comedy

The Last Laowai (最后的老外) (Short film)
Old foreign villain (老外) (antagonist) (LR) Tse Chun Yi & Elijah Knight Producer: Maximilian Faulhammer Distribution: Beijing Film Academy Casting director: Tse Chun Yi

Chinese Gangster Movie

Rise of the Fairy Tales (Cinema film)
Mirror of the witch (OR) Sven Keller Producer: Stephan Zehnder Distribution: SAE Institute Zürich

Phantasy Movie

Thug Love (Short film)
Homosexual Gangster (LR) Pascal Schmidlin Distribution: Zürich Film Festival 72 Contest

Action Comedy

Retrograders (Short film)
Thomas (Drug Dealer) (SR) Visual Storytelling Crew Universität St. Gallen Distribution: IMT University St. Gallen (HSG)

Psychothriller

Stadt, Land, Flütsch (Pilot)
Philipp (Blackmailer) (LR) Isabelle Oechsli Producer: Visual Storytelling Crew University St. Gallen Distribution: IMT University St. Gallen (HSG)
Drone (Short film)
Steve (Action hero) (LR) Cédric Spozio Distribution: Filmwerk St. Gallen

Action Movie

Television

I Can See Your Voice Staffel 2 Episode 5 (TV show)
Elijah, Der Eishockeytorhüter (LR) Producer: Trésor TV Station: RTL Deutschland
Es geschah am ... Das Attentat von Zug (Documentary fiction)
Guido - Polizist und stellvertretender Einsatzleiter (OR) Daniel von Aarburg Station: SRF Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen

Theatre

The American Dream (Drama)
Antonio Abruzzi (LR) Natalie Sameli Producer: The Same Productions Theatre: The SAME Productions Written by: Natalie Sameli
Die Glasspur (Drama)
Maxi Hell (Engineer) (SR) Nathalie Samedi Producer: Nathalie Samedi Theatre: THE SAME Productions

Author: Nathalie Samedi

Wie von Geisterhand
Vari Varivarivarinoff Streicher (superstar violinist) Nathalie Samedi Producer: Nathalie Samedi Theatre: THE SAME Productions

Author: Nathalie Samedi

ASHES (Operetta)
Harbard (Viking Wanderer) (OR) Theatre: INKO Theatre group
Caligula (Drama)
Cherea (SR) A. Hophan Producer: University St. Gallen Theatre: Stuthe St. Gallen

Author: Albert Camus

Container Paris (Drama)
Hans Gröthe (SR) Tim Kramer Producer: University St. Gallen Theatre: Stuthe St. Gallen

Author: David Gieselmann

Der Gemeindepräsident (Drama)
Muammar Gallafi (OR) Benjamin Gertsch Producer: University St. Gallen Theatre: Stuthe St. Gallen

Author: Benjamin Gertsch

Onkel Wanja (Drama)
Onkel Wanja aka Iwan Petrowitsch (LR) Benjamin Gertsch Producer: University St. Gallen Theatre: Stuthe St. Gallen

Author: Anton Tschechow

Graf Öderland (Drama)
Wolfgang Schweiger (Murderer) (SR) Benjamin Gertsch Producer: University St. Gallen Theatre: Stuthe St. Gallen

Author: Max Frisch

MacBeth (Drama)
MacDuff (SR) Benjamin Gertsch Producer: University St. Gallen Theatre: Stuthe St. Gallen

Author: W. Shakespeare

Herkules und der Stall des Augias (Drama)
Kambyses (der Stallknecht) (SR) Benjamin Gertsch Producer: University St. Gallen Theatre: Stuthe St. Gallen

Author: Friedrich Dürrenmatt

Audio

LOOM - Die digitale Lernplattform (Narrator)
Narrator (LR) Elijah Knight Producer: University St. Gallen Distribution: Knight TV Productions

Product Commercial

Radio Broadcasting toxic.fm (Speaker)
Radio Broadcaster (Radio reports & news) (LR) Philipp Kröger Producer: Elijah Knight Distribution: toxic.fm

107.1 MHz Switzerland & DAB+

Commercial

Matterhorn Zermatt Bergbahnen AG (Commercial)

Lead Role: Linus - Traumaufwecker

Sunrise UPC Corporate Film - 4 Steps to Success (Commercial)

Lead Role: Sales Guru

Schweizer Post: Mobile-Abos erfrischend günstig in Ihrer Filiale (Commercial)

Lead Role: Sunny Boy Director: Lars Würgler Production: Schweizer Post

Und, wo ist dein Raclette-Stübli? (Commercial)

Role: Raclette Boy; Production: markenfilm.ch

Limmat-Böötle: Wie viele Regeln kennst du? | ewz.energie (Commercial)

Lead: Mac, Boat Captain Production: Blackframe Studios

Sunrise - 5 Steps to Success (Industry movie)

Lead: Howard - Salesman Production: Tapir Filmatelier

Pfooze Drinks (Commercial)

Lead Role: Healthy Drink Drinker Production: Rosa Zimmermann

Salesforce - Stockwatchers Analytics (Industry movie)
Jerry (Stock Analyst) (LR)

Lead Role: Jerry (Stock Analyst), Production: AVIATICFILMS GmbH

Swiss Life - "Interaction" (Industry movie)

Role: Stingy Cook Director: Patrick Ensslin Production: Hotz Brand Consultants

EWL Fernwärme (Commercial)

Role: Husband Director: Oliver Wigger Production: Venturesome

Schweiz Tourismus (Commercial)

Role: Banker Production: Monami GmbH

Ottiger Konfitüren (Commercial)

Role: Jam eater Director: Marco from Ma.Ma. Pictures Production: Ma.Ma. Pictures GmbH

SBB Commercial (Commercial)

Role: Train Traveler Director: Janic Halioua Production: HALIOUA FILM

Bystronic SF Testimonials (Industry movie)

Role: Machine Operator Director: Bernie Forster Production: Forster Film

One or Two (Sprachschule Schneider) (Commercial)

Role: Mobster Regie: Stefan Muggli & Mike Krishnatreya Production: Instantview GmbH

Zeitschatz.ch (Commercial)

Director: Hedi Baebler Production: Zeitschatz.ch

Sunrise 4G vs 5G (Commercial)

Role: 4G Director: Rosa Zimmermann Production: Loudzz

Zukrass.ch (Commercial)

Role: Thug Production: Galactic-pictures.ch

Sika (Industry movie)

Role: Construction worker Production: undpartner.digital AG

These Grips (Commercial)

Role: Alex, Fitness Youtuber Production: Master University St. Gallen (HSG)

Swiss National Ice Hockey Team (Commercial)

Role: incompetent fan Director: Kaspar Isler Production: Crunchy Communications

Tischgespräche (Commercial)

Lead Role: Cyril, womanizer Commercial for Ristorante Grotto Reale

Aromat-Man (Spec-Spot)

Lead Role: Aromat-Man Production: IMT Universität St. Gallen HSG

Dein Robert (Commercial)

Commercial for house chore management app "Dein Robert"