Room 606

Director: Peter Volkart

Englisht title:  Room 606

Original title:  Zimmer 606

2013/ Switzerland/ HD/ 15’/ Fiction/ Color


The travelling salesman Jonathan Fisch peddles glass eyes. The attic room no. 606 has its pitfalls. Something rather peculiar is happening beyond the wall. Jonathan Fisch can expect a very turbulent night. A night that begins one evening in late Autumn and doesn't end until Spring.



Peter Volkart has studied visual arts and filmmaking in Zurich and New York. He has made independent short films as well as documentaries for television. He has created trailers and commercial shorts and has been collaborating on numerous feature film projects as art director and editor. Since 2002 he runs a graphic design studio in Zurich specializing in motion graphics, special effects and all kinds of mixed media productions. Besides working commercially Peter Volkart has had various exhibitions in art galleries and art museums in Switzerland and abroad.


Script:  Anita Hansemann;  Photography:  Hans Ulrich Schenkel; Editing: Harald & Herbert; Music: Ben Jeger, Nihad Hrustanbegovic; Sound:  Valentin Kemmner; Leading actors: Phil Hayes, Max Merker, Francesca Tappa; Producer: Franziska Reck



Winner Hong Kong Int. Filmfestival 2013 - Winner Best Swiss Short Film, Winner Int. Fantastic Film Festival NIFF - Neuchatel 2012, Winner Milius d'Or - Best European Fantastic Short Film - Sitges 2012, Nomination Best Script - 6th Grand OFF World Independent Film Awards 2012- Warsaw, Winner Fano International Film Festival 2013- Italy, Winner Alter-Native Int. Short Film Festival 2013


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