Michael Fueter Profile
Michael grew up in an artist family. His uncle is a novelist of Europe-wide fame, his grandmother one of Switzerland's most famous actresses, his grandfather has founded Switzerland's biggest production company, later to be run by his father.
During school, Michael was engaged in photography and made Super-8 films. With the pocket money he earned from editing films for his dad, he bought his first drum kit.
After graduation, Michael played gigs and did records as a drummer and a singer, until a nightmare of himself playing in a hotel band at age sixty, brought him to start working in the film industry.
Starting off in the camera department, he soon turned director. Since then, he has shot for clients such as Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Audi, Renault, Mazda, Switzerland Tourism, Carlsberg Breweries, COI, Swisscom, AXA, Credit Suisse, Swiss Post and many others.
His commercials have won over 150 awards at festivals like Cannes Lions, Epica Awards, Eurobest, Cristal Festival, Art Director's Club New York, New York Festivals, Klappe Germany, Art Director's Club Germany, Art Director's Club Switzerland, EDI Switzerland.
Michael is member of the Art Directors Club Switzerland (ADC) and of the Director's Guild of America (DGA)