erich schmid

Erich Schmid

Cinéaste et ecrivail

1947 Born on 6 March in Frauenfeld, in eastern Switzerland
1953 Primary and secondary schooling in Frauenfeld
1967 Move to Zurich
1969 Adult education (Matura) at KME in Zurich
1970 Birth of daughter, Sarah Schmid, on 16 February
1974 Work as a journalist on various publications
1976–86 Reporter at the Zurich daily newspaper ‘Tages-Anzeiger’
1986 Book on the Winterthur events of 1984
from 1988 Work as a cinematographer and writer
from 1997 Establishment of home and studio at the ‘Haus Bill’ in Zumikon, Zurich
1998 Marriage to Angela Thomas Bill
2002 Membership on the Board of the Max Bill Georges Vantongerloo Foundation