Born in 1983, grew up in Toggenburg (Switzerland). From 2004 to 2010, Joël Jent pursued a program of study in film, political science, philosophy and social/economic history at University of Zurich, which he completed in 2010 with a Master of Arts degree. He then worked briefly as a journalist. Since 2003, Joël Jent has produced several short- and feature films, including films under his own direction. He produced Samir’s Award winning films BAGHDAD IN MY SHADOW and 3D feature documentary IRAQI ODYSSEY as well as the 2017 and 2018 Academy Awards® live-action shortlisted films BON VOYAGE and FACING MECCA (Student Academy Award winner 2017). In 2014 STANISLAVSKI AND FILM – his first book was published in German. Joël Jent lectures at Zurich Art University and is President of Swiss Fiction Movement as well as a member of the European- and the Swiss Film Academy. He works as an independent filmmaker and screenwriter and is father to one son.
  • Writer (4 Credits)
    Eating the Silence2021
    Short
    Low Rez - When Love Takes The Wheel feat. Julia Taubic (Music Video)2020
    Music Video
    Windowless2019
    Short
    Désamour2013
    Short
  • Director (3 Credits)
    Eating the Silence2021
    Short
    Low Rez - When Love Takes The Wheel feat. Julia Taubic (Music Video)2020
    Music Video
    Désamour2013
    Short
  • Editor (1 Credit)
    Low Rez - When Love Takes The Wheel feat. Julia Taubic (Music Video)2020
    Music Video
  • Producer (1 Credit)
    Windowless2019
    Short
Official Selection / Finalist
Low Rez - When Love Takes The Wheel feat. Julia Taubic (Music Video)
The Continental Film Festival 2021
Barcelona
2021
Official Selection
Low Rez - When Love Takes The Wheel feat. Julia Taubic (Music Video)
5th FECIP - Portoviejo Film Festival 2021
Portoviejo
2021
Official Selection // Finalist
Low Rez - When Love Takes The Wheel feat. Julia Taubic (Music Video)
Auber International Film Festival 2021
Aubervilliers
2021
Official Selection
Low Rez - When Love Takes The Wheel feat. Julia Taubic (Music Video)
Tampa Bay Film Society's Movie Night 2021
Tampa Bay
2021
Official Selection
Low Rez - When Love Takes The Wheel feat. Julia Taubic (Music Video)
Do Ut Res Film Festival 2021
Casentino
2021
Official Selection
Low Rez - When Love Takes The Wheel feat. Julia Taubic (Music Video)
5th Festival Internacional De Cortometrajes Fescilmar 2021
Puerto La Cruz
2021
Official Selection
Low Rez - When Love Takes The Wheel feat. Julia Taubic (Music Video)
The Lift-Off Sessions - Pinewood Studios 2021
Pinewood Studios London
2021
Official Selection
Low Rez - When Love Takes The Wheel feat. Julia Taubic (Music Video)
EL GRITO DE LOS SIN VOZ Festival 2021
Logroño
2021
Official Selection / Semi-Finalist
Low Rez - When Love Takes The Wheel feat. Julia Taubic (Music Video)
Osaka Int. Film Festival 2021
Osaka
2021
International Competition
Windowless
8th Festival Internacional de Cine de Medellín
Medellin
2021
Official Selection
Low Rez - When Love Takes The Wheel feat. Julia Taubic (Music Video)
Carmel Film Festival 2020
Zikhron Yaakov
2020
International Competition
Windowless
18th Festival Internacional Signos da Noite - Lisboa
Lisbon
2020
Best Editing Award
Windowless
10th Macau International Short Film Festival
Macau
2020
International Competition
Windowless
18th Asiana International Short Film Festival
Seoul
2020
Official Selection
Windowless
14th Das Filmfest
Prague
2020
BEST INTERNATIONAL FICTION AWARD
Windowless
9th Jozi Film Festival
Johannesburg
2020
International Competition
Windowless
10th Bengaluru International Short Film Festival
Bangalore
2020
Offical Selection
Windowless
19th PriFest – Prishtina International Film Festival
Prishtina
2020
Official Selection- European Competition
Windowless
25th Festival International du Court-Métrage de Dijon
Dijon
2020
International Short Film Competition
Windowless
60th Cartagena de Indias International Film Festival - FICCI
Cartagena
2020
National and International Competition
Windowless
19th Shnit International Short Film Festival
Bern
2019
International Competition (EFA qualifying)
Windowless
42nd Drama International Short Film Festival
Drama
2019
International Competition (Oscar qualifying)
Windowless
49th Alcine Festival de Cine de Alcala de Henares
Madrid
2019
Special Jury Mention
Désamour
Festival International du Court Métrage de Tiznit
Tiznit, Morocco
2014
Best Music Award 2014
Désamour
Noida International Film Festival
Noida, India
2014
Official Selection
Low Rez - When Love Takes The Wheel feat. Julia Taubic (Music Video)
6th Festival Cortos Rodinia 2020
Rodinia
International Competition
Windowless
10th SANFICI – Santander Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente
Santander
International Competition
Windowless
22nd MUSIC & CINEMA - Festival International du Film d'Aubagne
Aubagne
College
Zurich University
Cinema Studies / Political Science / Political Philosophy / Social and Economic History
20042010
Birth Date
January 14, 1983
Current City
Zurich
Hometown
Mühlrüti
Height
191cm
Gender
Male