Germinal Roaux

Germinal Roaux

Germinal Roaux was born on August 8th 1975 in Lausanne
Nationality: French/Swiss

1982-1994 Rudolf Steiner School Lausanne: Une pluie et des hommes (school film)
1995 Travel to Africa during 7 months.


  • Photographer-Reporter for Swiss newspaper: L'illustré, L'Hebdo, Rendez-Vous, Edelweiss, Femina. Photographer for the Paléo Festival.
  • Trainee on different shootings in London and Paris (1998)
  • First Price from Médias suisses for a photographic work on autism (2000)
2004 - 2005 Director of a documentary Des tas de choses
The documentary describes the life of a Down's syndrome boy and was presented at different festivals as Festival du film de Soleure, Visions du Réel Nyon 2004, Festival du film Francophone de Namur 2004, 8th International Kurzfilmtage Winterthur 2004, Iran meets Switzerland, International Documentary Film Festival Teheran and Shiraz 2004, Winner of the Best Foreign Film at Festival du film de Dakar, Senegal 2004, Nomination for Swiss Film Price 2005.

2007 Director of short film Icebergs
Winner of Meilleur espoir suisse, Léopard de demain category at International Locarno Film Festival, Switzerland 2008 Winner of Prix Suissimage / Relève SSA at Journées cinématographiques de Soleure, Switzerlan.