Alister Mazzotti came into the stunt and motion picture industry in 1994. Since then he has worked with such renowned stunt coordinators as Chad Stahelski, David Leitch, Jeff Imada, Greg Powell, Glen Wilder, Hiro Koda, Xing-Xing Yan, Rick Forsayeth, Kenji Tanigaki, Olivier Schneider, Michel Julienne, Steve Griffin, Nick Powell and many others.
In 2001 Alister co-headed the SFX department for the academy-award winning film THE PIANIST (Dir. Roman Polanski) and in 2007 he headed the stunt department for the academy award winning film THE LIVES OF OTHERS (Dir. Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck). See the showcases
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In 2012 Alister was nominated for the TAURUS WORLD STUNT AWARD in the category "Best Action in a Foreign Film" for the movie "One Way Trip - 3D". He also collected 3 nominations for "best stunts" from the German TV academy (DAFF) between 2015-17.
Meanwhile mazzotti action, Alister's company, covers all aspects of stuntwork. It provides a safe and professional environment for its clients, thus creating exciting action for the movie and entertainment industry. Innovative solutions have become their trademark.
During his career Alister has worked with over 250 different screen and stage directors. He has trained and rehearsed more than 900 actors and taught in institutions ranging from the New York University to the German Fencing Academy.
His APPLIED NEUROLOGY coaching is based on a unique combination of state of the art neurological teaching and learning approaches (see services
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A former member of the Swiss national fencing team and national champion (foil), Alister learnt to fight and spar at the highest levels. The strategic and tactical planning instilled by his fencing masters gives Alister the discipline exhibited in his current work.
Fluent in English, German, French, Italian and Swiss German he has worked in many countries throughout the world.
Alister has been a board member of the German Stunt Association (BVS) since 2009.
In 2017 Alister became a member of the dance company WangRamirez (Paris), touring the globe with their exceptional pieces.
Alister Mazzotti is also a member of the Swiss Filmworkers Syndicate (SSFV), Actors' Equity and of the Taurus World Stunt Academy.
mazzotti action has branches in Berlin/Germany and Basle/Switzerland.