Daryl Norman Hefti, born in Zurich 1982, started his career as a DoP in 2002. His first steps in filming were all about skate- and snowboardvideos before he set his focus on commercial and feature films. After several years of working experience he scored a placement immediately at the Master of Arts in cinematography. He studied at Zürcher Hochschule der Künste, Universität Zürich and Hochschule für Film und Fernsehen München. Under the supervision of Michael Ballhaus he specialized on visual storytelling and studio work. Since then he’s shooting internationally commercials, features and music videos.
Special EDI for outstanding cinematography for Grand Basel
Silver EDI for Grand Basel
Gold EDI for Post Future Vision
Fruition, life and dream of Nicolas Müller, Winner best documentary at the 7th Art Film Festival Miami - official selection at the Kansas Internation Filmfestival - official selection at the Balinale International Filmfestival - Winner at the european Cinematography Award - official selection at the Banff Mountain Film Festival
Cannes Corporate 2016 Silver for Helsana Rocket
New York Festival - Silver World Medal, Cannes Corporate - Silver and US Int. Film- and Video Festival 2016 - Creative Excellence for Swiss Life "worauf es im Leben ankommt"
Corporate Publishing Award 2015 for Migros annual report
Shortlist Cannes for FCZ Women Football (Konzept) PR
Bronze ADC Cube for FCZ Women
Bronze ADC Cube for Greenpeace David
Silver EDI for Bligg "Manhattan"
World Media Festival 2010. Intermedia-Globe Gold for - Swiss-Life Boxer
Int. Wirtschaftsfilmtage 2010. Silver Victoria for Swiss-Life Boxer