makes his feature film debut with DECEPTION. Acclaimed for his distinct cinematic style, impeccable art direction and poignant storytelling in the commercial arena, the Swiss-born Langenegger is the recipient of three Clio Awards and a Cannes Gold Lion.
He directed a two-minute spot for Toyota via Circle Productions, Toronto, and Toronto agency Saatchi & Saatchi, which debuted during the Canadian broadcast of the Academy Awards. Langenegger shot a campaign for the Swiss Postal Service. He directed the spot via Chocolate Films, the company that represents him in Europe.
Langenegger attended art school and began his career as an art director and graphic designer in Switzerland. He moved to the United States in 1997 to pursue a Master's Degree in film at Art Center College of Design and, from there, he signed with Propaganda Pictures. One of his first professional assignments was a spot for Doctors Without Borders (Advico/Young & Rubicam, Zurich). The spot won a Gold Lion at the 2001 Cannes International Advertising Festival and a Gold Clio the following year. A spot that Langenegger directed for Swiss banker Migros (Advico/Young & Rubicam, Zurich) also won a Clio Award.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2008.
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