Stephanie Chuat and Veronique Reymond have known each other since their childhood. Both actresses, they have performed in numerous theatrical productions and their first step towards cinema was by including video in their own plays. This led them to write and direct four short films followed by a first feature, La petite chambre (The Little Bedroom), starring legendary French actor Michel Bouquet. Premiered in Competition at the Locarno Film Festival, the film was selected to represent Switzerland at the Academy Awards, was honored with two Quartz at the Swiss Film Award and received a dozen Awards in international festivals.
Their next feature, My Little Sister (Schwesterlein) with Nina Hoss, Lars Eidinger and Marthe Keller premiered in International Competition at the Berlinale 2020. Selected in numerous festivals, the film won a bunch of Awards, among them five Quartz at the Swiss Film Award. My Little Sister was also the Swiss Entry for Best International Feature Film at the Academy Award 2021.
Stéphanie Chuat and Véronique Reymond have explored the documentary field by directing three documentaries, among them Ladies, that premiered at Visions du Réel Film Festival and was selected by a number of festivals. It was nominated for Best Documentary at the Swiss Film Award 2019.
They also wrote and directed Open Book, a TV series broadcast on Swiss and French Television. This successful experience led them to write a new TV show, H2O, currently in development, coproduced by RTS-Switzerland and Gaumont France.
Recently, Chuat & Reymond have directed Anna Winger’s (creator of Unorthodox) new Netflix show Transatlantic, starring Cory Michael Smith, Gillian Jacobs, Corey Stoll and Grégory Montel.
The duo has been working on developing new projects as well, among them the US remake of their first feature The Little Bedroom (La petite chambre). Morgan Freeman, Kate Mara and Laurence Fishburne are attached to the film.
My Little Sister - Schwesterlein, nominated in six categories at the Swiss Films Awards, wins FIVE QUARTZ during the Ceremony !!! Best Film, Best Script, Best Photography, Best Editing and Best Supporting Part for Marthe Keller. Overview of the event with Stéphanie...
THE GUARDIAN : "My Little Sister review – terrific, prickly sibling drama" THE GUARDIAN : "It’s a fierce, thoughtful drama" My Little Sister in UK Cinemas and on Digital, October 8th, 2021! My Little Sister - TRAILER and more... My Little Sister - ONLINE...
Our new film Schwesterlein - My Little Sister - featuring Nina Hoss, Lars Eidinger, Marthe Keller, Jens Albinus and Thomas Ostermeier, produced by Vega Film Zurich has been selected as the Swiss Oscar's Contender 2021 in the category Best International Feature! Read...