Piotr Jaxa
Director of photography


From Polish Polish and Swiss DOP, Piotr Jaxa, SCS, is a cinematographer and photographer born in Poland and living in Switzerland since 1982. He graduated from the Polish National Film School in Lodz and has worked as Director of Photography on fictional and documentary films worldwide, notably with old school masters Wadja, Kiewsloski and Zanussi. His work has been shown at festivals such as Cannes, Mannheim, Krakow, Los Angeles and Berlin.

Piotr Jaxa has been extensively exploring the creative possibilities of digital cinematography in independent European productions for the cinema Going Private by Stina Werenfels, Hello Goodbye by Stefan Jaeger, The War Is Over by Mitko Panov, combining his profound experience of the 35 mm film camera with a passion for the new aesthetic possibilities offered by digital technology.