Lisa Bruhlmann staged her first play when she was eight years old. After school she went to Berlin to study acting. Following theatre studies she played a variety of roles in various TV productions and movies in Germany and Switzerland. With a desire to learn more about the process of filmmaking, Lisa studied film directing at the University of the Arts in Zürich. She now works as a director/writer all over the world.




Episode 8, Apple TV


Episode 203, 204 2019, BBC America


feature film, script and director, 97 min,  Tellfilm Schweiz & Zürcher Hochschule Der Künste

World Premiere at San Sebastian Film Festival


-                Best First Feautre Award at Rome Film Festival Alice nella Cittâ

-                Golden Eye Award Zurich Film Festival 2017

-                Critics Award Zurich Film Festival 2017

-                Beste Regie Max Ophüls Preis 2018

-                Swiss Filmprize 2018, best Script, Best Film

-                Frankfurt Lichter Best Film 2018

-                Brussels Fantastic Film Festival 2018

-                L’Aquila Italia Best Film 2018

-               Desmond District Demons Horror Film Festival 2018 – Best Feature

-                Lund International Fantastic Film Festival – Méliès d’Argent Award

-                Firenze Cinema e Donne di Firenze – Extrordinary Debut

-               Braunschweig Int. Film Festival  - German-French Prize Kinema


Peripherie 2015

Langspielfilm, Omnisbusfilm, Episode Patria,  Zürcher Hochschule Der Künste

Festivals: Zurich Film Festival, Solothurner Filmtage


Mäge 2015

Shortfilm, 20 min, Zürcher Hochschule Der Künste

Festivals: Solothurner Filmtage, auf SRF ausgestrahlt


Hylas und die Nymphen 2013

Shortfilm 11min, Zürcher Hochschule Der Künste

Festivals: Kurzfilmfestival Winterthur, Int. Festival der Filmhochschulen München, Milano Fimlfestival,


Irgendwie 2012

Shortfilm, 8min, 35mm Zürcher Hochschule der Künste


Flügge 2010

Shortfilm 7 Min, Zürcher Hochschule der Künste


Frühlingserwachen 2010

Shortfilm, 7min, Odense Filmfestival, Jugendfilmtage, Shnit