Elijah Knight

Elijah Knight

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Information

Acting age
20 - 35 years
Place of birth
Lausanne
Height (cm)
170
Weight (in kg)
77
Eye color
green brown
Hair length
Medium
Stature
athletic-muscular
Place of residence
switzerland
Housing options
Berlin, München, Köln, London, Paris, Lyon, Wien, Bratislava, Budapest, Istanbul, Roma, Venezia; Florence
Nationality
German, Swiss
Languages
German: native-language
English: native-language
Chinese: basic
French: native-language
Dialects
Basel German: always (Native dialect)
Zürich German: always
London (English): only when required
St.-Galler German: only when required
Canadian-English: only when required
American: always
Accents
American: always
Sport
Fitness, Free Climbing, Ice Hockey, Martial Arts
Dance
Hip hop: medium
Choreography: medium
Bollywood dance: medium
Profession
Action / Martial arts actor, Actor, Comedian
Singing
Improvisation: basic
Pitch
Baritone
Driver's license classes
Car class

Vita entries

Professional background

2021 Audition Coaching Christof Oswald SFS Swiss Film School - 2020 Glaus Casting Seminar mit Corinna Glaus (Schweiz) - 2019 Master classes TROY´s Stunt Team Film-Fighting & Stunts (Beijing, China) - 2018 - 2019 RSS Medienschule Diplomierter Radioredaktor - 2015 - 2018 Acting Master Classes ZES (Centre for acting Zürich) & Private Acting Lessons with Marco Hausammann-Gilardi

Other Education & Training

Audition Coaching Christof Oswald
SFS Swiss Film School
Glaus Casting Seminar
Casting Seminar with Nr.1 Swiss Caster Corinna Glaus
TROY´s Action Team
Master Class Film Fighting & Stunts
University of St.Gallen (HSG)
Master Class Filmmaking (Visual Storytelling)
RSS Media School
Certified Radio Broadcaster
Zentrum für Entwicklung im Schauspiel Zürich (ZES)
Method Acting Master Class
Zentrum für Entwicklung im Schauspiel Zürich (ZES)
Auditioning Master Class
Zentrum für Entwicklung im Schauspiel Zürich (ZES)
Camera Acting Master Class
University of St.Gallen (HSG)
Master Degree in Business Innovation (M.A. HSG)
Zürcher Hochschule der Künste ZHDK
Theatre Preparation Course

Awards

NOCTURNAL (nominated) (Short film)
Best Actor Spring 2021 Couch Film Festival Toronto
Zürich Film Festival (nominated) (Moodfilm)
ZFF72 Top 10 Short Films 2020 (Hero to Zero)
Swiss Talent Screen Awards (Drama)
Acting Award
University of St.Gallen (HSG) (Drama)
Winner St.Gallen´s got Talent Competition 2018

Film

INERTIA (Drama)
Jesse (LR) Thomas Scholte Producer: ZHDK Zürcher Hochschule der Künste
Triad Power (Mini series)
中国朋友 (SR) Brian Pinkus Producer: Brian Pinkus Distribution: Lightflash Productions
Gömmer hei (Cinema film)
Daniel (OR) Caterina Mona Producer: Cinédokké Sagl
Loner (Short film)
Thomas (Nurse) (SR) Yanis Kaiser Producer: Yanis Kaiser Distribution: Jugendhaus Münchenstein Casting director: Yanis Kaiser
NOCTURNAL (Short film)
Aaron (ex-gang member / whistleblower) (LR) Cédric Spozio Producer: Cédric Spozio Distribution: Film festivals; social media Action Thriller
Lord of the Rings - Battles of the Fords of Isen (Cinema film)
Dunhere (Rohirrim) (LR) Sven Würgler Producer: Lars Würgler Distribution: Silma Production Casting director: Sven Würgler Action Thriller
Jusqu´ici, tout va bien (Ambient movie)
Mike, Policeman (OR) Leon Schwitter Producer: EXIT Filmkollektiv GmbH
Vergäh (Short film)
Stefan (bester Freund des Protagonisten und Versicherungsmakler) (SR) Lukas Hauri Distribution: Malonic Studios / Salvation Army
UBS Kids Cup - The Movie (Eventfilm)
Agent Kowalski (SR) Team Yoveo Distribution: yoveo content AG; UBS Kids Cup Action Movie / Video Game
Sunrise - The Movie (Educational production)
Howard - Salesman (LR) Tapir Filmatelier Distribution: Sunrise Marketing Division Sales Coaching Movie
Pic(k) Me (Short film)
Jim (Best friend of protagonist) (SR) Simone Edelmann Distribution: Independent / film festivals Romantic Comedy
Jusqu´ici, tout va bien (Short film)
Mike, Policeman (OR) Leon Schwitter Producer: Leon Schwitter Distribution: EXIT Filmkollektiv GmbH Green Movie
Hero to Zero (Short film)
Zero (LR) Adrien Juhas Producer: Adrien Juhas Distribution: Zürich Film Festival 72 Contest Action Comedy
FUGAZI (Series)
Juri (SR) Steve McLee Producer: Steve McLee Distribution: Steve McLee Productions Gangster Movie
Drachentöter (Dragon slayer) (Cinema film)
Enzo (OR) Peter Luisi Producer: Spotlight Media Productions Distribution: Swiss Television Casting director: Christian Casper Central Casting (for small roles) Drama
The Last Laowai (最后的老外) (Short film)
Old foreign villain (老外) (antagonist) (LR) Tse Chun Yi & Elijah Knight Producer: Maximilian Faulhammer Distribution: Beijing Film Academy Casting director: Tse Chun Yi Chinese Gangster Movie
Rise of the Fairy Tales (Cinema film)
Mirror of the witch (OR) Sven Keller Producer: Stephan Zehnder Distribution: SAE Institute Zürich Phantasy Movie
Thug Love (Short film)
Homosexual Gangster (LR) Pascal Schmidlin Distribution: Zürich Film Festival 72 Contest Action Comedy
Retrograders (Short film)
Thomas (Drug Dealer) (SR) Visual Storytelling Crew Universität St. Gallen Distribution: IMT University St. Gallen (HSG) Psychothriller
Stadt, Land, Flütsch (Pilot)
Philipp (Blackmailer) (LR) Isabelle Oechsli Producer: Visual Storytelling Crew University St. Gallen Distribution: IMT University St. Gallen (HSG)
Drone (Short film)
Steve (Action hero) (LR) Cédric Spozio Distribution: Filmwerk St. Gallen Action Movie

Television

I Can See Your Voice Staffel 2 Episode 5 (TV show)
Elijah, Der Eishockeytorhüter (LR) Producer: Trésor TV TV Channel: RTL Deutschland
Es geschah am ... Das Attentat von Zug (Documentary fiction)
Guido - Polizist und stellvertretender Einsatzleiter (OR) Daniel von Aarburg TV Channel: SRF Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen

Theatre

Die Glasspur (Drama)
Maxi Hell (Engineer) (SR) Nathalie Samedi Producer: Nathalie Samedi Theatre: THE SAME Productions Author: Nathalie Samedi
Wie von Geisterhand
Vari Varivarivarinoff Streicher (superstar violinist) Nathalie Samedi Producer: Nathalie Samedi Theatre: THE SAME Productions Author: Nathalie Samedi
ASHES (Operetta)
Harbard (Viking Wanderer) (OR) Theatre: INKO Theatre group
Caligula (Drama)
Cherea (SR) A. Hophan Producer: University St. Gallen Theatre: Stuthe St. Gallen Author: Albert Camus
Container Paris (Drama)
Hans Gröthe (SR) Tim Kramer Producer: University St. Gallen Theatre: Stuthe St. Gallen Author: David Gieselmann
Der Gemeindepräsident (Drama)
Muammar Gallafi (OR) Benjamin Gertsch Producer: University St. Gallen Theatre: Stuthe St. Gallen Author: Benjamin Gertsch
Onkel Wanja (Drama)
Onkel Wanja aka Iwan Petrowitsch (LR) Benjamin Gertsch Producer: University St. Gallen Theatre: Stuthe St. Gallen Author: Anton Tschechow
Graf Öderland (Drama)
Wolfgang Schweiger (Murderer) (SR) Benjamin Gertsch Producer: University St. Gallen Theatre: Stuthe St. Gallen Author: Max Frisch
MacBeth (Drama)
MacDuff (SR) Benjamin Gertsch Producer: University St. Gallen Theatre: Stuthe St. Gallen Author: W. Shakespeare
Herkules und der Stall des Augias (Drama)
Kambyses (der Stallknecht) (SR) Benjamin Gertsch Producer: University St. Gallen Theatre: Stuthe St. Gallen Author: Friedrich Dürrenmatt

Audio

LOOM - Die digitale Lernplattform (Narrator)
Narrator (LR) Elijah Knight Producer: University St. Gallen Audio: Knight TV Productions Product Commercial
Radio Broadcasting toxic.fm (Speaker)
Radio Broadcaster (Radio reports & news) (LR) Philipp Kröger Producer: Elijah Knight Audio: toxic.fm 107.1 MHz Switzerland & DAB+

Commercial

Schweizer Post: Mobile-Abos erfrischend günstig in Ihrer Filiale (Commercial)
Lead Role: Sunny Boy Director: Lars Würgler Production: Schweizer Post
Und, wo ist dein Raclette-Stübli? (Commercial)
Role: Raclette Boy; Production: markenfilm.ch
Limmat-Böötle: Wie viele Regeln kennst du? | ewz.energie (Commercial)
Lead: Mac, Boat Captain Production: Blackframe Studios
Sunrise - 5 Steps to Success (Industry movie)
Lead: Howard - Salesman Production: Tapir Filmatelier
Pfooze Drinks (Commercial)
Lead Role: Healthy Drink Drinker Production: Rosa Zimmermann
Salesforce - Stockwatchers Analytics (Industry movie)
Jerry (Stock Analyst) (LR) Lead Role: Jerry (Stock Analyst), Production: AVIATICFILMS GmbH
Swiss Life - "Interaction" (Industry movie)
Role: Stingy Cook Director: Patrick Ensslin Production: Hotz Brand Consultants
EWL Fernwärme (Commercial)
Role: Husband Director: Oliver Wigger Production: Venturesome
Schweiz Tourismus (Commercial)
Role: Banker Production: Monami GmbH
Ottiger Konfitüren (Commercial)
Role: Jam eater Director: Marco from Ma.Ma. Pictures Production: Ma.Ma. Pictures GmbH
SBB Commercial (Commercial)
Role: Train Traveler Director: Janic Halioua Production: HALIOUA FILM
Bystronic SF Testimonials (Industry movie)
Role: Machine Operator Director: Bernie Forster Production: Forster Film
One or Two (Sprachschule Schneider) (Commercial)
Role: Mobster Regie: Stefan Muggli & Mike Krishnatreya Production: Instantview GmbH
Zeitschatz.ch (Commercial)
Director: Hedi Baebler Production: Zeitschatz.ch
Sunrise 4G vs 5G (Commercial)
Role: 4G Director: Rosa Zimmermann Production: Loudzz
Zukrass.ch (Commercial)
Role: Thug Production: Galactic-pictures.ch
Sika (Industry movie)
Role: Construction worker Production: undpartner.digital AG
These Grips (Commercial)
Role: Alex, Fitness Youtuber Production: Master University St. Gallen (HSG)
Swiss National Ice Hockey Team (Commercial)
Role: incompetent fan Director: Kaspar Isler Production: Crunchy Communications
Tischgespräche (Commercial)
Lead Role: Cyril, womanizer Commercial for Ristorante Grotto Reale
Aromat-Man (Spec-Spot)
Lead Role: Aromat-Man Production: IMT Universität St. Gallen HSG
Dein Robert (Commercial)
Commercial for house chore management app "Dein Robert"