Christoph Schaub, born 1958 in Zürich, Switzerland, initially started to study German literature but soon joined Mediengenossenschaft Videoladen Zürich to get into the film industry and dropped out of university. Schaub was a member of Mediengenossenschaft until 1992 and participated as a cutter, cinematographer, and assistant director in numerous film projects.
In 1988, he set up the production company “Dschoint Ventschr”. One year later, he was one of the initiators of the Zürich movie theatre Morgental which was followed by the movie theatre RiffRaff. To this date, Schaub is a member of RiffRaff’s administrative board. In 1996, he started to work as a lecturer at Hochschule für Gestaltung und Kunst in Zürich where he also teaches until today. Christoph Schaub made his feature-length debut film in 1987 with the motion picture Wendel that was shown at the Solothurn Film Festival and at the Film Festival Max Ophuels Prize in Saarbrücken. A selection of his other award-winning features… read more