Benjamin Merz

Benjamin Merz

Agentur Fürst (Main agency)
Stella Fürst
+43 664 1920 696
mail@agenturfuerst.at
open agency on Filmmakers

Information

Year of birth
1986 (37 years)
Height (cm)
181
Weight (in kg)
75
Eye color
green brown
Hair color
red-brown
Hair length
Medium
Stature
athletic / training
Place of residence
Basel (CH)
Housing options
Munich (DE), Hamburg (DE), Stuttgart (DE), Vienna (AT), New York (US), Basel (CH), Cologne (DE), Bern (CH), Zürich (CH), Berlin (DE), Innsbruck (AT), Los Angeles (US), Freiburg im Breisgau (DE), London (GB)
Nationality
German, Swiss
Languages
German(native-language)EnglishFrench
Dialects
Basel GermanBern GermanKölschNordenSaxonZürich German
Instruments
Bass guitarUkuleleGuitar
Sport
BoulderingClimbRockclimbingDartsFitnessFree ClimbingInline skatingKickboxingMotorsport (Motorcycle)Pistol shootingRifle shootingSoccerSwordplay
Profession
Actor, Speaker
Singing
Heavy metalPopRock
Special skills
Stunt
Driver's licenses
B - Car

Credits

Primary professional training

2007
Schauspiel Schule Zürich

Other professional training

Schauspielschule Zürich

Awards

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

Film

September Babies (Feature film)
Bono (LR) Julien M. Wagner Producer: The Hub Media
Sunday Poem (Webfilm) (Short film)
Jonas (SR) Aaron Markus Graf Producer: Navgraphy, Navjot Singh [ch]
Nightracer (Short film)
Louis (LR) Noa Röthlisberger Producer: Red Mountain, Röthlisberger & Pueta [ch]
1st Task (Short film)
Steven (LR) Jero Fähndrich Producer: Jero Fähndrich Produktion [ch]
Weekend-Tide (Short film)
Prit (LR) Julio Ramirez Producer: Metaproductions AG [ch]
Drifted (Feature film)
Aggro Typ (OR) Hans Peter Riegel Producer: Riverside AG Productions [ch]
Frontmann (Short film)
Tom (LR) Garry Savenkov Producer: Hochschule Offenburg [de]
Auf Herz und Niere (Short film)
Tim (LR) Garry Savenkov Producer: Hochschule Offenburg [de]
Aloys (Cinema film)
Polizist (OR) 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)
One Summer Stand (Short film)
Lucas (LR) Hanna Linn Producer: h_da Hochschule Darmstadt [de]
Abseits (Short film)
Christian (LR) Hannes Stoll Producer: Die Medienakademie [de]
Acht Blumen (Short film)
Benjamin (LR) Timo von Gunten Producer: BMC Pictures [ch]
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] Station: SRF [ch]
Ziellos (TV movie)
Reto Leupi (SR) Nick Hilber Producer: HesseGreutert Film AG [ch] Station: SRF [ch]

Theater

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

Other

Cocoon (Educational production)
Miro (LR) Damien Hauser Producer: SAE Institute (Zürich) [ch]
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]