Miggel Schwickerath is an acclaimed international producer.
He started his career in Europe and then moved to the US in the late nineties to join the independent production company Atlantic Streamline as vice president production.
Miggel has been co-producing major motion pictures, like two times Golden Globe nominated “Igby Goes Down” starring Susan Sarandon, Jeff Goldblum, Claire Danes, Amanda Peet, Ryan Phillippe, Bill Pullman and Kieran Culkin, and line produced “All The Queen’s Men” directed by academy award winning director Stefan Ruzowitzky starring Matt LeBlanc and Eddie Izzard.
In 2004 Miggel got married, moved to Punta del Este and started his own company Miggel & Sun. First with offices in Montevideo, then also in Buenos Aires, forming an established network with solid partners in the key countries, which allow him by now to cover the entire Latin American region.
In 2007 Miggel co-executive produced "The Informers" shot on location in LA, Buenos Aires and Uruguay, starring academy award winners Kim Basinger and Billy Bob Thornton, Winona Ryder, Mickey Rourke and Amber Heard. The film premiered in Sundance 2009.
In 2009 Miggel functioned as service producer on a TV series for Italian RAI fiction entitled "Terra Ribelle“, set in Tuscany of 1890 and shot 126 days on location in Argentina, involving extensive costume and horse work.
In 2010 Miggel co-produced "Las Malas Intenciones“, written and directed by Rosario Garcia Montero, shot 42 days on location in Peru. The film premiered at the Berlinale 2011 and was screened at many important festivals.
“Cerro Torre” an epic documentary about a famous Patagonia peak, produced by Red Bull, was released early 2014 in European cinemas. Miggel & Sun supported all 4 expeditions in Argentina with logistics for production, helicopters and a cineflex.
Director: Thomas Dirnhofer | Production: Red Bull Media House | Producers: P. Manderla, Guido Kruetschnigg | Cineflex Aerial Photography: Peter Thomson
DoP: Franz Hinterbrandner, Guenter Goeberl, Lincoln Else | Location: El Chalten, Argentina
Las Malas Intenciones
Directed by Rosario Garcia Montero
Production: Barry Films | Producers: Benito Mueller, Wolfgang Mueller | Co producer: Miggel
DoP: Rodrigo Pulpeiro | Locations: Peru
Festivals: Berlin International (premiere), Busan, Guadalajara ,Gramado, Austin International, Punta del Este
Awards: Austin: best feature film + audience award, Mar del Plata: best Ibero-American Film, Viña del Mar: special jury award
Directed by Gregor Jordan
Production services: Uruguay/Argentina Miggel & Sun | Co-Executive producer: Miggel | Line Producer (UY/ARG): Miggel & Sun
Starring: Billy Bob Thornton, Kim Basinger, Winona Ryder, Mickey Rourke, Amber Heard
Locations: Los Angeles, Uruguay, Buenos Aires
12 TV episodes for RAI Italia
Production: Albatross Entertainment Rome | Service Argentina: Rosstoc | Directed by: Cinzia TH Torrini
Producer: A. Jacchia, M. Momi | Service Producer: Alejandro Suaya + Miggel | 126 shooting days in Argentina
Igby goes down
Released by MGM/United Artisits
Directed by: Burr Steers | Produced by: Marco Weber | Co-Producer: Miggel
Starring: Susan Sarandon, Jeff Goldblum Ryan Phillippe, Claire Danes, Amanda Peet | Location: New York City
All the Queen's Men
Released by WARNER (DVD)
Directed by: Stefan Ruzowitzky | Produced by: Marco Weber | Line Producer: Miggel
Starring: Matt LeBlanc, Eddie Izzard, Nicolette Krebitz, Udo Kier | Locations: Budapest and Vienna