1291 Productions is an International Team comprised of world renowned and award winning 2nd Unit Directors, Stunt Coordinators, Stunt Performers, and Multi-Certified Special Effects (SFX) Experts. We are based in Switzerland and founded and faithfully led by Oliver Keller.
As you may already know Oliver Keller started his professional film career at 16 working as a Stuntman for the Motion Picture and Television Industry in Europe. After achieving numerous goals and recognitions in the European market he followed his dream to succeed in Hollywood California where the Film and Television Industry began and was thriving. He packed two bags and packed hope in his heart and boarded a plane to Los Angeles. Upon arrival he was recognized and discovered my several Top Stuntmen and Coordinators who saw such potential in him they took him under their experienced wings and further trained his already instinctual craft of stuntwork. With their support and Oliver's determination he worked on the top movies in the World. Through these connections he was also discovered by leading men in film such as: Ashton Kutcher, Pierce Brosnan, Jim Carrey, etc etc who he doubled in their films and on many occasions was requested by the actors themselves to have Oliver as their personal stuntman. These actors trusted Oliver's professionalism, skill and work ethic on countless projects.
Oliver climbed the ladder in Hollywood and became a well sought after, loved and respected name in the Film and Television Industry. He warequested by top directors to Stunt Coordinate their projects where he kept all the stunt performers, actors and crew safe in some of the most spectacular moments in Film history to date. After two decades of success in Hollywood he has never forgotten his humble beginnings and has recently felt led to return to the European Film Industry (specifically in Switzerland) to take the Industry here to the next level. In Dec.2020 he and his family relocated to beautiful Switzerland and he founded 1291 Productions.
1291 Productions not only offers Spectacular Stunt and Special Effects for your project but access to and the benefits of the largest vProfessional Film Studio in Switzerland to date. With confidence we will deliver Motion picture fights, fire burns, high Falls, horse,glass,water and motorcycle Stunts, wirework, or extreme car, skydiving and bass jump stunts. Our special effects department will provide elements such as
rain, fog, controlled fires, bullet hits, body impact blood hits, explosions and fabricating any prop or tool that is necessary for your project. You will not only receive the latest hi-tech and innovativeperformance quality by this team but a timeless and deep-rooted history of film tequnique from the legends of the film industry who poured all of their wisdom into Oliver in the beginning of his journey in Hollywood.
Oliver Keller’s entrepreneur spirit founded 1291 Productions to be more then the mecca of Stunts and Special Effects in Switzerland but also comes with 2 large film studios, make up / hair room, changing room, production office rooms, meeting room, 2 full size kitchens, mobile make up / hair and wardrobe vehicles, full work shop.
The Team of 1291 Productions not only performes and Coordinates Stunts but also offers 2nd Unit Directors and even creates and produces shows and large action events. We live by the moto: “ Imagination has NO limits!