Michel Merkt

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Michel Merkt was born on November 19, 1972 in Geneva, Switzerland. He is known for Elle (2016), Bacurau (2019) and Toni Erdmann (2016). See full bio »

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Known For

Elle Producer
Bacurau Producer
Toni Erdmann Producer
Capernaum Producer


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  The Magnet Man (co-producer) (completed)
 2022 Rimini (producer)
 2021 Vortex (co-producer)
 2021 Marx Can Wait (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2021 Tralala (producer)
 2021 Good Mother (producer)
 2021 Benedetta (producer)
 2021 Annette (associate producer)
 2019 Spellbound (producer)
 2019 The Delivered (producer)
 2019 Inherit the Viper (producer - produced by, p.g.a.)
 2019 Martin Eden (executive producer)
 2019 Philippe R. Doumic - Sous son regard l'étincelle (Documentary) (producer)
 2019 It Must Be Heaven (producer)
 2019 Mektoub, My Love: Intermezzo (associate producer)
 2019 The Traitor (co-producer)
 2019 Dwelling in the Fuchun Mountains (associate producer)
 2019 Homeward (executive producer)
 2019 Matthias & Maxime (executive producer)
 2019 Oh Mercy! (associate producer)
 2019 Abou Leila (associate producer)
 2019 An Easy Girl (associate producer)
 2019/I Frankie (producer)
 2019 Invisible Life (associate producer)
 2019 Tommaso (co-producer)
 2019 You Deserve a Lover (associate producer)
 2019 The Wild Goose Lake (associate producer)
 2019 Heroes Don't Die (associate producer)
 2019 Little Joe (executive producer)
 2019 Zombi Child (associate producer)
 2019 Atlantics (associate producer)
 2019 Beanpole (associate producer)
 2019 The Swallows of Kabul (producer)
 2019 A Brother's Love (executive producer)
 2019 Bacurau (producer)
 2019 Les Misérables (associate producer)
 2019 Synonyms (producer)
 2019 The Operative (co-producer)
 2019/I Photograph (producer)
 2018 Empire Hotel (co-producer)
 2018 The Death & Life of John F. Donovan (producer - produced by)
 2018 The Sisters Brothers (producer)
 2018/I Pearl (co-producer)
 2018/I Hier (co-producer)
 2018 Paul Sanchez Is Back! (co-producer)
 2018 Volcano (producer)
 2018 Ayka (co-producer)
 2018 Capernaum (executive producer: KNM Films) / (producer)
 2018 Under the Silver Lake (executive producer)
 2018/I Climax (associate producer)
 2018 Happy as Lazzaro (co-producer)
 2018 Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché (Documentary) (associate producer)
 2018 Yomeddine (executive producer)
 2018 Place Publique (producer)
 2018 Jahilya (co-producer)
 2018 Apatride (co-producer)
 2017 The Arrow of Time (Documentary) (co-producer)
 2017 The Guardians (co-producer)
 2017 Mektoub, My Love: Canto Uno (associate producer)
 2017 Zama (co-producer)
 2017/II Foxtrot (producer)
 2017 Memoir of War (producer)
 2017 The Song of Scorpions (producer)
 2017 Frost (producer)
 2017 Alive in France (Documentary) (associate producer)
 2017 Jupiter's Moon (producer)
 2017 Lover for a Day (producer)
 2017 Western (producer)
 2017 Strong Island (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2016/X The End (Short) (producer)
 2016 A Different Life (Documentary) (producer)
 2016 Vape Wave (Documentary) (co-producer)
 2016 Miséricorde (associate producer)
 2016/I The Assignment (producer)
 2016 White Sun (producer)
 2016 Mountain (co-producer)
 2016 Pescatori di corpi (Documentary) (producer)
 2016 Right Here Right Now (producer)
 2016/I Elle (producer)
 2016 Kitty (Short) (co-producer)
 2016 It's Only the End of the World (producer)
 2016/I Aquarius (producer)
 2016 Mimosas (co-producer - La Prod)
 2016 My Life as a Zucchini (producer - produced by)
 2016 Toni Erdmann (producer)
 2016 Diamond Island (co-producer)
 2016/II Between Us (executive producer)
 2016 AWOL (producer)
 2016 The 4th Company (producer)
 2016 Letters from War (co-producer)
 2016 Boris Without Béatrice (executive producer)
 2015 For This Is My Body (co-producer)
 2015 Miles Ahead (associate producer)
 2015 In the Shadow of Women (producer)
 2015/I Life (executive producer)
 2015 German Angst (executive producer)
 2015/I Walter (executive producer)
 2014 Valentin Valentin (producer)
 2014 The Sea Is Behind (producer)
 2014 Da Sweet Blood of Jesus (associate producer)
 2014 Maps to the Stars (producer)
 2014 Toastmaster (co-producer)
 2013 Samarkande (Short) (producer)
 2013 Trained (Short) (producer)
 2012 Operation Libertad (co-producer)
 2011 The Miscreants (executive producer)
 2008 8 (producer - segment "Person to Person")
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[on stepping away from producing] I told my wife that I would take part in 100 projects and then move on to a new challenge. We decided together that it would be 2020 at the latest. I realized a dream and now it's time to move on and realize another one. (...) My investment now needs to be in my kids. I want to stay in the movie business but in another field. Perhaps it will be at a festival. Who... See more »


Member of the 'International Competition' jury at the 13th Zurich International Film Festival in 2017. See more »

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