Fredi M. Murer (born October 1, 1940) is a Swiss filmmaker.
Life and work
From 1992 to 1996, he was President of the Swiss Film-Makers Association. As an innovative and independent filmmaker, Murer has made a major contribution to the renaissance of the Swiss cinema. Winner of the City of Zurich Arts Prize in 1995 and the Central Swiss Cultural Prize in 1997, in 2005 he was honoured by the Zurich Foundation for Western Ethics and Culture with a lifetime achievement award. This was the first time the prize had been conferred on a filmmaker, the position of his work in the world of the Swiss cinema being described as “exemplary for the power of its message”.
- "Fredi M. Murer". MUBI.