© Marco Scozzaro

© Marco Scozzaro


Elias Ressegatti is a Swiss born, Los Angeles based filmmaker. Since his commercial directing debut in 2008, he's worked both in the US and Europe for clients such as Mercedes Benz, Peugeot, Kia, ESPN, Swiss Life, Zoo Zurich and more.

He's passionate about trashy tv-shows, fighting fascism and chasing the perfect light down the PCH on a Wednesday evening.


Awards & Honors

2018    EDI Silver Swiss Commercial Awards - Grand Basel

2017    Winner 'Best US Live Action Film' Windsor Independent Film Festival 2017 - Hope St

2016    Official Selection Un Court Tournable Paris - Hope St

2016    Official Selection Odense Film Festival – Hope St

2016    Silver Dolphin Cannes Corporate Festival - Swiss Life Why

2016    Silver Award NY Festivals – Swiss Life Why

2015    Part of the Group Exhibition "Contexta Collection - Secrets" at Kunsthalle Bern

2015    Bronze Telly Award – TG & L Connections

2014    Silver Telly Award Visual FX – ESPN NBA Playoffs

2014    Bronze Telly Award Cinematography – ESPN NBA Playoffs

2013    Bronze Telly Award – GastonGlock Sunshine

2011    Shortlist Eurobest Festival – Zoo Zurich Time for a Visit

2010    Golden Award Worldmedia Festival Hamburg – Swiss Life Boxer

2010    Silver Victoria Vienna – Swiss Life Boxer

2010    Official Selection Colorado Springs Film Festival – Der Plattenspieler

2008    EDI Gold Swiss Commercial Awards – AET Film Festival Locarno