goodlight film provides innovative, award-winning storytelling and cinematography for television, advertising and commercial clients.
Founded in Zurich in 2016 by Alexander Szombath, the company counts on an established network of freelancers to provide outstanding work for national and international clients.
Various awards, from Los Angeles to Cannes, are testimony to the company’s dedication to audio-visual innovation at the highest level.
Alex has trained in San Francisco and Zurich, and is the co-creator of the critically acclaimed TV series “Wilder” (Produced by SRF), winning the Prix Walo 2018 for outstanding television. His work as one of the cinematographers of the TV documentary “Patricia Kopatchinskaja” has won the Gold Panda Award at the Szechuan International TV Festival.
Alexander Szombath (left)
As a cameraman/ film producer he realises documentaries, commissioned films and commercials and has access to a broad network in the film industry. Since his studies in San Francisco at the "Academy of Art College" and his graduation at the "ZHDK" in Zurich in 2002, he has been leading the camera in highly acclaimed documentary films like "Junkytown" or "Shadow World".
With his own film equipment and a fully equipped studio, I enable smooth shooting processes.
Thanks to language skills in German, French, English and Spanish, he is also booked internationally.
In 2018 he realized as "Creator" together with Bela Batthyany the SRF-Primetime series "Wilder".
Bernie Forster (right)
Writer, Director, Editor
Bernie Forster has trained in Geneva and London. He has worked as a director and editor for Swiss TV channels SRF and RTS, as well as for various national and international clients since 2007. His work has won over 20 international awards, among which two Edis for Best Swiss Corporate Film, and the Best of Festival awards at the US International Film & TV Festival and the Internationale Wirtschaftsfilmtage in Vienna.
William H.W. Read (center)
Cinematographer, Colourist and Visual Effects
Senior Colourist William H.W. Read (Will Read) is a creative and technical filmmaker, specialized in post-production. His work as a colourist spans the very best of music films, commercials, TV series and cinema. Regular clients include the world’s major broadcast and media organizations.
With experience ranging from directing the cinematography for Versace at the London fashion week to finishing television drama series shown on BBC One via speciality ultra-high resolution motion picture imaging for the 2012 Olympics, Will can tackle the film technology for projects of any size.
A BIG THANK YOU TO OUR CUSTOMERS AND AGENCIES
Sunrise, SRF & SRF-DOK, Beck & Friends, Parish in Picture, TBWA, Walder Werber, UBS, ALPIC, imotions.ch, MC Donalds, Postfinance, JTI, Nokia, Careum, Fern, emotionpictures, Electrolux, SBB, Postfinance, Forster Film, Andersen Brand Consultancy
WorldMediaFestivals | 21st Television & Corporate Media Awards & Cannes
Bystronic "Best Choice" Image Film
US INTERNATIONAL | Film and Video Festival & ONE WORLD AWARD & NEW YORK FESTIVALS | 2018
Lungie - A true Story.
Prix Walo | 2018