Sandro Zollinger is an accomplished director, producer, and cinematographer. He is known for his work on the award-winning films The Queen of Hearts (2019), The Lost City of Z (2016), and The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018).
Sandro Zollinger was born in Zurich, Switzerland in 1977. He studied film at the Zurich University of the Arts and then went on to pursue his master's degree in directing at the University of California, Los Angeles. He began his career as a cinematographer for several short films, including the award-winning short film "Small Town Saturday Night".
In 2011, Zollinger directed his first feature film, The Queen of Hearts. The film was a critical and commercial success, and earned him numerous awards, including the Swiss Academy Award for Best Director. Following the success of The Queen of Hearts, Zollinger directed the acclaimed The Lost City of Z (2016), which earned him a BAFTA nomination for Best Director.
In 2018, Zollinger directed and co-produced the Coen Brothers' western anthology film The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, which earned him an Academy Award nomination for Best Adapted Screenplay. In 2019, he directed and produced the Netflix original film The Platform, which was well-received by critics and earned him a Gaudí Award nomination for Best Director.
In addition to his work in film, Zollinger has directed several music videos, commercials, and television shows. He has also worked as a cinematographer in various projects, including the Emmy-nominated television series The Terror.
Sandro Zollinger has established himself as one of the most talented directors of his generation. His unique visual style and eye for detail make him one of the most sought-after filmmakers in the industry. With a career spanning over a decade, Zollinger has earned a reputation as an innovator and a pioneer in the world of cinema.