Country: Switzerland
Languages: English, German, Swiss


Peter Reichenbach was born in 1954 in Zurich. After graduating from school, he worked as an assistant director, for directors such as Jean-Pierre Ponnelle, Peter Stein, Peter Beauvais, Michael Hampe and Imo Moszkowicz, among others. He gained his first experience in film and television from his uncle François Reichenbach (“Le Japon insolite,” “Houston Texas,” “Salzburg, Portrait einer Festspielstadt,” “Lettres de Paris et d’ailleurs” among others).
From 1977 to 1980, he worked as an assistant director and a production manager at the Frankfurt Opera and the Salzburg Festival together with Virginio Puecher, Jürgen Flimm, Hans Neuenfels, August Everding, among others. From 1981 to 1989, Peter Reichenbach resided in West Berlin and worked as a freelance theater and opera director at the Schiller Theater, the Berliner Kammerspiele, Theater der Freien Volksbühne Berlin, Theater des Westens, the Frankfurt Opera, the Zurich Opera, the Bonn Opera, the Lyric Opera Chicago, the Staatstheater Saarbrücken, and Long Beach Opera. As a film director, he realized film portraits on the pianist Géza Anda and Arthur Maria Rabenalt.
Since 1989 Peter Reichenbach has been living in Zurich.
1990 – 1999 he worked as a producer at Condor Films AG.
1995-1998 he was a artistic director of the Film Music Festival CINEMUSIC GSTAAD and produced concerts with Quincy Jones, Liza Minnelli, Toru Takemitsu, Ben Weisman
1998 he was the producer of “Fiddlefest in Central Park” (Time Warner).
1999 along with Peter-Christian Fueter and Edi Hubschmid, he founded C-FILMS AG.
Peter Reichenbach is a member of the International Academy of Television Arts&Sciences, the European -, the German- and the Swiss Film Academy.

Awards / Honors

The productions “Little Mountain Boy“, “Rascals on the Road“, “Grounding – The last Days of the Swissair“, “The Foster Boy“, “Night Train to Lisbon“ and “I am the Keeper“ count among the biggest Box-Office Successes in recent Swiss film history.

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Company: C-FILMS AG
Business Phone: +41 44 253 65 55
Business Email: [email protected]
Business Address: Hallenstrasse 10, 8008 Zürich
City: Zurich, Switzerland
Business Zip/Postal Code: CH-8008 Zürich

Company Overview

Based in Zurich, C-FILMS AG is both nationally and internationally active in development and production of theatrical movies, TV movies, series and documentaries. Our German subsidiary C-Films (Deutschland) GmbH is based in Hamburg.

The managment board is formed by Peter Reichenbach, Michael Steiger and Anne Walser. The manager of C-Films (Deutschland) GmbH is Benjamin Seikel.
The produced films have won various prestigeous national and international awards, including two Swiss Film Awards for „Best Picture“ („Azzuro“, „Rascals on the Road“) and „Best Actor“ („Big Deal“, „Füür oder Flamme“, “The Fosterboy”), various audience awards and honors at international festivals (e.g. „Golden Leopard“, international film festival Locarno 2000 for „Azzurro“), the German Film Award for the coproduction „Das wahre Leben“, awards in various categories at the German Television Award („A Passing Angel“, „The Manns – Novel of a Century“, „In the Name of God“) as well as the International Emmy Award for the coproduction „In the Name of God“ and „The Manns – Novel of a Century“.