Daniel Wyss (Switzerland)

Daniel Wyss was born in Quito, Ecuador in 1978 but holds Swiss and Ecuadorian nationality.

Daniel studied History and Cinema Aesthetics at the University of Lausanne. He then worked as an editor and cameraman for the Audiovisual Department of the Swiss Institute of Technology (EPFL).

As a side project, he directed many short films and worked for a TV show called "Demo" on TVRL, before doing documentaries.

Since 2002, he has been teaching at the multimedia workshop of Mobilet’ a motivation class for young unemployed people.

In 2004, Daniel Wyss began to collaborate with Climage - Swiss film production.


  • Léa
    1´, Switzerland, 1998
  • Who’s the fool?
    6´, Switzerland, 1999
  • Max M.
    9´, Switzerland, 2000
  • Soy pobre y vivo lejos
    29´, Switzerland/Ecuador, 2003
  • Chamanes del Ecuador
    18´, Switzerland, 2004
  • The Most Difficult Train in the World
    50´, Switzerland, 2006

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