Urs Fitze, head of the fiction department at SRF since 2011, is responsible for TV-Series, TV-Movies, Cinema Coproductions and the radio drama for Swiss Radio. “Der Bestatter” (The Undertaker), the most successful crime series in Switzerland, received several awards in Switzerland. The TV-Event Movie “Gotthard” (2016) has been the most successful fictional program of the year.
Urs Fitze graduated with a Master in cinematography and audiovisual studies at the University Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris III. After university, he started working for Swiss Television in Zurich. As a director, editor and program developer he created some of the most successful programs for Swiss Television.