SHOWREELS

OWN

IM FLUSS

short film | drama

About a worried mother and an adventurous daughter floating down a river.

PRODUCTION Project Axel Foley
PRODUCER Reta Guetg
WRITER/DIRECTOR Adrian Perez
DOP Fabian Steiner
SOUND Salome Wüllner

In production.
2019

RETA JUMPT

web series | drama

About the biggest jump ever made in snowboard history.

In development.
2019

KEIM

feature film | drama

According to married couple Emilie and Paul the world is doomed: rising temperatures, growing populations and an invasion of strange caterpillars eating up their garden. Lucky for them, they got selected to be part of the first mission colonialising mars. Only condition: to give birth to their child on the red planet. Ruth and Elmar are one step away making their mark in human history, if only those nasty caterpillars wouldn't turn into beautiful butterflies.

In development.
2019

DIE FILMPROFIS

pilot | tv show

About a film production company and their struggle for fame, recognition and identity.

FILM WEBSITE Die Filmprofis
PRODUCTION Stucki Action | Project Axel Foley
PRODUCER Marcel Stucki | Adrian Perez
WRITER/DIRECTOR Marcel Stucki
SCRIPT CONSULTING Adrian Perez
SET MANAGER Klemenz Trenkle
DOP Tom Bernhard
ASSISTANT CAMERA Fabian Krebs
SOUND Benjamin Langsch
SET DESIGN Jessica Thomet
ASSISTANT PRODUCTION Yael Hess
MAKE UP Jasmine Fahrni
FX MAKE UP Claudio Raho
EDIT Carmen Fogata
STUNT Michael Peter | Roland Siegenthaler | Severin Wellauer | Tóth Balázs | Rinhard Lleshaj
SWAT Danny Steindorfer & crew
ARMORER/WEAPONS Erich Frei
PROPS Adrian Vögeli
CATERING Silvia Stucki
CASTING Claudia Mai
CAST Vincent Leittersdorf | Patrick Slanzi | Tiziana Sarro
EXTRAS Sean Wirz | Julie Marti | Yael Hess | Raphael Strausak | Jenny Böhm | Jennifer Alagia | Jerry van Mook | Marcin Kolodziejek
PARTNER Agentur .diff | Auto Marti AG, Mini Center Bern | Hammerwerke | Autoabbruch Rupp | Kiener Wittlin | Museum für Kommunikation | Bijou les Boutiques

In post production.
2019

DIE FRAU IN GANG VIER

short film | drama

When refusing to speak becomes saying it all and when an aisle in a supermarket becomes a civil courtroom. About a tragedy catching up.

SCRIPT Adrian Perez

In development.
2019

HEXEBÖDELI

short film | fantasy thriller

Legend has it that a magic spot in the mountains has healing powers. That's where Ben treats fatally ill people and that's where Sarah seeks revenge for her dead brother. A modern alpin saga of good faith.

PRODUCTION Project Axel Foley
WRITER/DIRECTOR Adrian Perez
DOP Tom Bernhard
ASSISTANT CAMERA Fabian Steiner
SOUND Niklaus Wenger
HAIR&MAKE UP Jarmila Kovacovsky
FX MAKE UP Claudio Raho
CAST Pascale Sauteur | Markus Amrein
FUNDING Burgergemeinde Bern | SRF
ORIGINAL PAINTING Francisco Goya | El Aquelarre

In production.
2019

I HAVE A FILM PROJECT

mumblecore film | drama

Lisa needs to make a documentary as an excercise for her film class. As she finds out about two young fugitives wanting to be stunt actors, Lisa puts the world on fire to get her documentary done.

PRODUCTION Project Axel Foley
WRITER/DIRECTOR Adrian Perez
CAMERA Haiko Rickhoff
SOUND Ali Habbabeh
CAST Momo Kunz | Mujtaba Ibrahimi | Jomakhan Akbari

In production.
2018/19

L'OR DE LA GUINEE

short film | doc

Téné and Tamba are trying to make a living by searching for gold in abandoned mines. A look behind the scenes.

OFFICIAL SELECTION
Arcosanti International Film Carnivale
Hollywood International Independent Documentary Awards
Scandinavian International Film Festival

PRODUCTION Project Axel Foley
IN COLLABORATION WITH Marion Bernet
CAMERA Marion Bernet
EDIT Adrian Perez
FUNDING Burgergemeinde Bern

2018/19

THE PEOPLE ARE THE BRAND

short film | drama

A doubtful photo project about fugitives makes doubtful headlines. About a journalist and a photographer lost in opportunities.

OFFICIAL SELECTION
Worldfest Houston International Film Festival
SHORT to the Point ISFF AWARDS
Madrid International Film Festival
Around International Film Festival
Dumbo Film Festival
Long Story Shorts International Film Festival

PRODUCTION Project Axel Foley
WRITER/DIRECTOR Adrian Perez
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR Ina-Maria Schemer
DOP Tom Bernhard
1st ASSISTANT CAMERA Fabian Steiner
2nd ASSISTANT CAMERA Fabian Krebs
GRIP Frédéric Gerber
SOUND Janosch Röthlisberger
SET MANAGER Tamara Kobel
RUNNERS Florian Lustenberger | Lukas Schubnell
SET DESIGN Rafael Buess | Vicente Pilongo
COSTUME Linda Harper | Kim Zingraf
HAIR&MAKE UP Jarmila Kovacovsky
EDIT Yannick Mosimann
GRADING Fabian Steiner
MUSIC Bänz Isler
CGI Kaspar Kilchenmann
CAST Anna-Katharina Müller | Philippe Schuler | Tatjana Werik | Jürg PlüssBernhard Schneider | Nadja Rui | Luc Spori
FUNDING Burgergemeinde Bern | Amt für Kultur AR
SUPPORT Galerie da Mihi | Atelier dukab | Berner Zeitung | Druckzentrum BernBernmobil | Kursaal Bern | Heilsarmee Flüchtlingshilfe
MODEL Mona Dawood
PHOTOS Rafael Buess

2019

SUCHEN FINDEN ARMIN

web series | comedy

35 years old Armin is broke and has to move back in with his mother. Aiming for reward money, Armin starts searching for cats gone missing. Thinking big, he is convinced encountering a cat-smuggler-ring in the middle of the neighbourhood. It's Armin's first case as a private investigator. 

PRODUCTION Beam Stream Productions
WRITER/DIRECTOR Adrian Perez
CAMERA/EDIT Carmen Fogata
SOUND Thomas Glück
SOUND ASSISTANT Roman Gisler
SET COORDINATION/DESIGN Ina-Maria Schemer
SET COORDINATION/DRIVER Michael Chisholm
CONTINUITY Erika Jüsi
MUSIC Beni Bucher
MIX Thomas Schmidiger
CAST Daniel Stähli, Oona Schädeli, Brigitta Weber, Michael Glatthard, Werner Biermeier, Nina Kohler, Johannes Dullin, Teddy Wasmer, Esther Stähli

2019

THE SCREAMERS AND SOME RANDOM DUDE

short film | comedy

The other day on a bridge.

PRODUCTION Project Axel Foley
WRITER Roberto Perez Toledo
DIRECTOR Adrian Perez
CAMERA Vicente Pilongo
EDIT Carmen Fogata
CAST Bernhard Schneider | Michael Glatthard

2018

#africa

feature film | drama

A couple is traveling the world with a bus. Supported by numerous sponsors, the journey is documented for a vast online community. The soaplike feed is about stories of love, betrayel and reconciliation. Everything is working out fine, until they got stuck in Africa.

SELECTED FOR
Torino Film Lab Extended Feature Film 2019
Treatment Award 2017 (SRF, Telepool, ZFF)
SCRIPT Adrian Perez

In development.

TRIAT

web series | mystery thriller

Two fugitives from the future hide in a second hand shop in the present. To make a living, they sell stolen furniture from the past. TRIAT is an epic fantasy thriller about subliminal feelings of affiliation.

WRITER/DIRECTOR Konstantin Gutscher/Adrian Perez
CAMERA David Röthlisberger
CAMERA ASSISTANT Fabian Steiner
SOUND Salome Wüllner
SET DESIGN Michela Flück
MUSIC Bänz Isler
CAST Lilian Naef | Bernhard Schneider | Daniel Rothenbühler
PARTNER Ballenberg | Brockenhaus HIOB Bern
FUNDING Zunftgesellschaft zu Schmieden | Gesellschaft zu Ober-Gerwern | Gesellschaft zu Schuhmachern
PHOTOS Fabian Krebs
TEASER TRIAT

2017

WINNETONI

feature film | drama

Grumpy oldtimer Toni decides to die in his garden on a platform «like an Indian». A nickname is found quickly and WINNETONI is suddenly of great interest to the neighbourhood, the press and the authorities. WINNETONI is a familiy story about lost hopes and public morals. 

FUNDING & MENTORING Focal & DrehbuchWerkstatt München/Zürich/Steiermark 2016/2017
FINAL SELECTION Treatment Award 2015 (SRF, Telepool, ZFF) 
SCRIPT Adrian Perez
ILLUSTRATION Eva Rekade

DE SCHOTTE SEPP

a filmic adaption of a play

PRODUCTION Theater Gesellschaft Appenzell
AUTHOR Hannes Glarner
STAGING Karin Enzler
CAMERA/EDIT Adrian Perez
FUNDING Kulturförderung AR

2015

WAG ALONE

short film | comedy

A dog is done with social media.

PRODUCTION Project Axel Foley
WRITER/DIRECTOR Adrian Perez
CAMERA/EDIT Carmen Fogata
CAST Bernhard Schneider

2014

PROBLEMS IN THE MAKING

short film | essay

Teaser about a love story never told.

PRODUCTION Project Axel Foley
WRITER/DIRECTOR Adrian Perez
CAMERA Michael PhilippDominic Beyeler
EDIT Carmen Fogata
CAST Stephanie Gasser | Corinne Steudler | Hans-Caspar Gattiker

2014

WHEN GOD LEFT THE PARTY

short film | experimental

WRITER/DIRECTOR Adrian Perez
CAMERA/EDIT Carmen Fogata
CAST Ágota Dimén | Camilla Gomes dos Santos | Susanne Caflisch | Daniel Stähli

2014

SOURD

short film | essay

About a Break-Up and a fresh start.

WRITER/DIRECTOR Adrian Perez
CAMERA/EDIT Carmen Fogata
CAST Daniel Stähli & Apollo Miranda

2010

THE NITES LITES

short film

CLASSIC A hero, a villain, a show down
CUT in camera
CAST family members

1990

JOBS

LANDESSTREIK

awareness spot

CLIENT Sozialdemokratische Partei der Schweiz
PRODUCER Gisela Nyfeler
PRODUCTION Project Axel Foley
WRITER/DIRECTOR Adrian Perez
CAMERA/GRADING Fabian Steiner
ASSISTANT CAMERA Jasmin Egger
SET MANAGER Anna Wiedmer/Stefan Stokanovic
EDIT Carmen Fogata

2018

LIIP | FREITAG | OHF

awareness spot

LIIP and Freitag are supporting One Happy Family, a non-profit association on the Greek island of Lesvos working with refugees on several projects.

CLIENT LIIP
PARTNER FREITAG | OHF
PRODUCER/CAMERA Tom Bernhard
REALISATION Adrian Perez
EDIT Carmen Fogata

2018

Beltracchi

portrait

CLIENT Ford
PRODUCER Kaspar Haffner
REALISATION/EDIT Adrian Perez
CAMERA Tom Bernhard
SOUND Janosch Röthlisberger

2018

DON'T TEXT AND DRIVE

awareness spot

PRODUCTION Project Axel Foley
CAST Manuel Kühne
CONCEPT/EDIT Adrian Perez 
CAMERA Carmen Fogata
MAKE UP ARTIST Petra Büchli
SECOND PLACE WINNER Ford Video Award

2017

WHAT AMI DIDNT KNOW

awareness spot

Why Women? is an initiative aiming to raise awareness of the challenges faced by women and girls globally. We produced one film of the awareness campaign which puts the conditions of women on the agenda.

CLIENT The why foundation
PRODUCTION Project Axel Foley
CONCEPT/EDIT Adrian Perez 
CAMERA Marion Bernet
NARRATION Helen Mirren

2016

FRIDAY SHORTS

social media spots

ABOUT Canaperia Fariboles
PRODUCTION Project Axel Foley
CAST Fabienne Trüssel | Diana Rojas | Klemenz Trenkle | Timur Ötztürk
WRITER/DIRECTOR Adrian Perez 
CAMERA/EDIT Carmen Fogata

2014

ARTS AND CRAFTS

portrait

ABOUT Roger Dörig
CAMERA Michael Philipp
CONCEPT/EDIT Adrian Perez

2014

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL

awareness spot

CLIENT Amnesty international
CONCEPT Adrian Perez
EDIT Carmen Fogata

2014

HELVETAS

awareness spot

CLIENT Helvetas
WRITER/DIRECTOR Adrian Perez
CAMERA/EDIT Carmen Fogata
CAST Bernhard Schneider

2014

SWISS SAIL

event spot

CLIENT Swiss sailing
CONCEPT Adrian Perez
CAMERA Dominik Beyeler
EDIT Carmen Fogata

2013

PLAY

ALWAYS

music video

A Zulu song about the dream of getting married and what happens if there are not enough cows.

BAND Jozia
DIRECTED BY Jozia | Adrian Perez
IN COLLABORATION WITH Andreas Heusser
CAMERA/EDIT Adrian Perez
CAST Blas Ulibarri | Lev Ulibarri | Andi Domke
CHOREOGRAPHY Paula Lansley
DANCERS Natalia Lopez | Hannah Juliane Steenbeck | Muhammed Kaltuk | Tanaka Lionel Roki

2016

VILLA

mood clip

CAMERA/EDIT Adrian Perez

2015

UP SIDE DOWN

mood clip

CAST Stephanie Gasser
CONCEPT/DIRECTOR Adrian Perez
CAMERA Dominic Beyeler
EDIT Carmen Fogata

2015

SALT

music video

BAND Salt
PRODUCTION Project Axel Foley
IN COLLABORATION WITH Manuel Kühne
CONCEPT/DIRECTOR Adrian Perez
CAST Christoph Künzler
CAMERA Tom Bernhard
EDIT Carmen Fogata

2014

START EXPLORING

mood clip

«The mountains are calling and I must go»
John Muir (1838–1914)

CAST Manuel Kühne & Ueli Alder
CONCEPT/DIRECTOR Adrian Perez
CAMERA/EDIT Carmen Forgata

2014

VALENTIN SOLO

music video

CAMERA/EDIT Adrian Perez
ARTIST Valentin

2014

KUMMERBUBEN

music video

BAND Kummerbuben
CONCEPT/CAMERA/EDIT Daniel Stähli, Teddy Wassmer, Adrian Perez

2011

INFO

Growing up in the eighties, vhs was a gate, Eddie Murphy a hero. Films were a fascinating new experience. PROJECT AXEL FOLEY is a tribute to that untainted feeling.

PROJECT AXEL FOLEY is a filmproduction company. It’s all about gravitas, conflict, characters, goals, desires, flaws, emotions, dialogue, subtext, performance, authenticity, plot, timing, structure, payoff, pacing, tension, order, reveal, ambience, sound, music, sfx, camera, composition, lightning, movement, locations, costumes, props, editing, rhythm, arc, Beverly Hills Cop STORY AND FILM.


PROJECT AXEL FOLEY GmbH
ADRIAN PEREZ

Allmendstrasse 39 | 3014 Bern
+41 79 331 87 28
adrian.perez@projectaxelfoley.com