Stefan Alexander Willner – Filmemacher

SAW ist Ideenentwickler, Formatentwickler, Drehbuchautor, Regisseur, d.o.p./Kameramann, Cutter, Animator, Compositor, kurz: Filmemacher!. Er lebt und arbeitet in Hamburg.

Nach seinem Abschluss der visuellen Kommunikation an der Kunsthochschule in Kassel bei Prof. Paul Driessen und Prof. Yana Drouz, zog es SAW als Videojournalist raus in die Welt. Unter anderem filmte und produzierte er Podcasts in London, Stockholm, Kopenhagen, New York, Los Angeles und Kapstadt für frontlineshop, seinerzeit Europas grösstem Online-Streetfashion-Retailer. Er interviewte BMX-Legende Matt Hoffmann, “The Streets” Sänger Mike Skinner, Jack-Ass Star Bam Magera, Fotografie-Legende F.C. Gundlach, TV-Punk Joko Winterscheid u.v.m.

Seit mehreren Jahren bündelt er seine gesammelte Erfahrung in Projekten seiner eigenen Filmproduktionsfirmen. Er arbeitet für Agenturen und Direktkunden, wie Bosch, Volkswagen, Credit-Suisse, Skoda, Ferchau Engineering, u.v.m.

In Jahreszahlen

1972 Becoming || Mother german, father serbian/hungarian.
1977 Inspiring || writing comics in his grand-fathers atelier.
1980 Inventing || Invented a machine to read thoughts. Never finished.
1991 Learning || Highschool Graduation.
1994 Inspiring || Academy of fine arts Kassel.
#### Making || Two dozens of shortfilms. Great demanded d.o.p..
2004 Working || Graduation with honours in scriptwriting and directing.
#### Thinking || Sick of making art. Working as chief projectionist in an arthouse cinema.
#### Working || Editing clips for several customers.
#### Moving || to Hamburg. Working amongst others with frontlineshop.
2005 – 2010 Filmimg || More than 300 clips for frontlineshop.tv from NYC, LA, SF, London, Barcelona, Stockholm…
#### Thinking || of dozens of scripts.
#### Creating || by working with AFX.
#### Founding || WillnerMeier with collegue JP Meier.
#### Founding || Presentorials.de with collegue JP Meier.
#### Playing || soccer in the seniors division St.Pauli.
#### Finishing || machine to read thoughts. Thoughts almost all boring. Smashed machine.

CLIENTS |

i worked for directly or through commissions

Appel Grafik
Cable Fashion
CamForPro
Clinic Dress
Creature Park
Credit Suisse
Dickies Europe
Die Kameradinnen
Frontlineshop
GoPro Hero
Goetter & Helden
HBB – Hanseatische Betreuungs- und Beteligungsgesellschaft
Howard Carpendale
It‘s a beautiful world GbR
Lichthof Film & Animation
OTTO
Olympus
Premiere Pay TV
Premise Group
Publicis Deutschland GmbH
ReinsClassen
Saunier Duval
Scholz and Friends Neumarkt
Semino Rossi
Sick
Trend Micro
Volkwagen
beyondlabs
dPole Communication GmbH