Pas de deux: Student Academy Award finalist 2004

Awards and Acknowledgments

  • 2020/2021 National creation grant from Pro Helvetia to work on the book project "Teatime for a Universe"
  • September 2019 | Favorites of the Hearts
    chosen by the audience as one of the three favorite works within the annual Zurich city artists exhibition Kunstsipendien der Stadt Zürich, Helmhaus Zürich, 2019

    For the Strapazin team
  • November 2018 | The team of the Strapazin comic magazine, where Lawrence Grimm is publishing director, receives a contribution of recognition from the city of Zurich.
  • 2018 | The team of the Strapazin comic magazine is one of the project winners for the Strapazin issue "Flanieren"

Awards and Nominations for Films

  • Film projects directed and/or (co-)written by Lawrence Grimm or featuring him
  • Produced by the Zurich University of the Arts (except "Shrouded in Mystery")
  • Go to IMDb (selection)

Some of the short-films Lawrence Grimm directed or (co-)wrote can be streamed on the portal

Pas de Deux | Stream movie

A Step of Two (20 min, 2003), written and directed by Lawrence Grimm

Next Time

S'Nöchschtmol (7 min, 2002), written and directed by Lawrence Grimm

  • 1st prize (category D, school films), 27th Swiss Youth Film Days 2003
  • Pink Apple Award 2003, Pink Apple Film Festival Zurich 2003
  • Prize for best humor, Upcoming Filmmakers, Lucerne 2003

The World Researcher

Der Weltenforscher (13 min, 2001), written and directed by Lawrence Grimm

  • Central Switzerland Film Prize, 16th Central Switzerland Film Days 2001 
  • Exhibited in the Gallery of the "Museum of Design" Zurich in the context of the city of Zurich


So oder So (4 min, 2000), written and directed by Lawrence Grimm

  • Prize for the best Swiss film of the International Competition, 5th International Short Film Days Winterthur 2001
  • 1st prize (category D, school films), 25th Swiss Youth Film Days 2001
  • Audience-award, 16th Central Switzerland Film Days 2001

Brothers of Ashes

Aschenbrüder (23 min, 2006), by Steve Walker and Markus Heiniger, written by: Steve Walker, Lawrence Grimm, Markus Heiniger

  • Pardino d'Argento (Silver Leopard) in the Section “Pardi di Domani“ (Leopards of Tomorrow), International Film Festival Locarno 2006
  • Award Cinema e Gioventu in the Section “Pardi di Domani“, Locarno 2006
  • Offspring Award of the Bern Film Foundation (2006)
  • Newcomer Audience Award, 8th Short Film Festival Landshut, Germany 2007
  • 2nd Position Category Short Films, Succès Zurich – the Most Successful Films 2002
  • Nomination for the Swiss Film Award, category short film, 2007

Joshua | Stream movie

Joshua (29 min, 2002), directed by Andreas Müller, written by Lawrence Grimm

  • Prix SSA-Suissimage for the best Swiss short film, le Narcisse 2002
  • Advancement Prize for diploma projects of ZHdK 2002
  • Winner of the CreaTVty Award of the TPC (Swiss Production Center) 2002
  • 1st Prize (Fiction competition, category professional), International Short Film Festival Lille 2004
  • Nomination for the Swiss Film Award, category short film, 2003
Joshua | Filmstill

Shrouded in Mystery

Der Nebelläufer (feature film, 90 min, 1995), directed by Jörg Helbling, leading role: Lawrence Grimm

  • The Reader’s Jury Award for Lawrence Grimm, Saarbrücken 1996
  • Award of the Town Laôn for Lawrence Grimm, Laôn 1996
  • The film won the Max Ophüls Prize, Saarbrücken 1996
Der Nebelläufer, 1994 | Filmstill with Lawrence Grimm at the age of 16 (eating at least 5 chicken legs until the scene was shot)