Michael Magee studied at the Art Center College of Design film school in Los Angeles. He then spent several years working in Hollywood as a director and cameraman. In 1991 he founded Michael Magee Productions GmbH in Switzerland.
“Film is not just a business. Motion picture art is a passion. A good film bears the hallmarks of the harmonious atmosphere within the team. My broad education and long-time experience in the film business stand me in very good stead when collaborating with specialists in the industry.”
Bettina Stemmler is responsible for administration and post-production and for our film archive. She studied psychology at the University of Zurich and also works as dog trainer and behavioral therapist as a side job - www.scotties.ch.
We have a large network of freelancers whom we can call upon strategically for our film productions. Freelancers like Christoph Frutiger, who has built up an international reputation as a cameraman for marketing clips, TV commercials and films for IMAX and movie theatres.
Rafael Gschwend has studied Film in Vancouver, Kanada. He now is running our post-production department, specializing in editing and compositing, 3D-animation and 3D-visualization.
Elie is a very motivated, dedicated and talented production assistant who finds a solution for any problem!
Ruedi Abbühl is a specialist in documentary films about the Antarctic, albatrosses, rockhopper penguins, Spitzbergen and Chukotka which are shown on SWISS flights.
Helmut W. Rodenhausen
Hemlut W. Rodenhausen worked for decades in advertising before creating his own agency where he specialized in corporate advertising. Since 2002 he has worked as an independent book coach and ghost writer.