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 «My Life as a Zucchini» is Switzerland's entry for the Oscar race

«My Life as a Zucchini» is Switzerland's entry for the Oscar race

22.07.2016

«My Life as a Zucchini» is Switzerland's entry for the Oscar race

 
SWISS FILMS at the Festival de Cannes 2016

SWISS FILMS at the Festival de Cannes 2016

25.05.2016

Guests at the SWISS FILMS Pavillion at the Marché du Film in Cannes.

 
Switzerland - Guest of Honor in Guadalajara

Switzerland - Guest of Honor in Guadalajara

09.03.2016

Switzerland is Guest of Honor at the 31st FICG Festival Internacional de Cine en Guadalajara

 
Reception at the Swiss Embassy - Berlinale 2016

Reception at the Swiss Embassy - Berlinale 2016

16.02.2016

 
HEIDI in Switzerland, Germany & Austria

HEIDI in Switzerland, Germany & Austria

18.12.2015

«Heidi» by Alain Gsponer (production: Zodiac Pictures) is now playing in cinemas in Switzerland, Germany and Austria.

 
IRAQI ODYSSEY is Switzerland's Official Submission for the 88th Academy Awards®

IRAQI ODYSSEY is Switzerland's Official Submission for the 88th Academy Awards®

27.08.2015

IRAQI ODYSSEY by Samir is Switzerland's Official Submission for the 88th Academy Awards®.

 
SWISS FILMS in Locarno 2015

SWISS FILMS in Locarno 2015

12.08.2015

“Heimatland”, a film by ten young Swiss directors and produced by Contrast Film, celebrated its world premiere in the International Competition of the 68th Festival del film Locarno (August 5–15, 2015).

 
SWISS FILMS in Annecy 2015

SWISS FILMS in Annecy 2015

24.06.2015

Eight short film productions from Switzerland were invited to the Annecy International Animation Film Festival (June 15-20, 2015.).

 
Internationale Erfolge für «Der Kreis»

Internationale Erfolge für «Der Kreis»

13.03.2015

«Der Kreis» ist an über 100 internationale Filmfestivals eingeladen worden.

 
Swiss Films, Cocktails and a Shooting Star at Berlinale 2015

Swiss Films, Cocktails and a Shooting Star at Berlinale 2015

06.02.2015

Several Swiss productions will be screened in the most important programme sections of the 65th Berlinale.

 
Thomas Imbach at the Cineteca Mexico

Thomas Imbach at the Cineteca Mexico

19.12.2014

The Cineteca Nacional de México in Mexico City presented the retrospective “Inside Outside: The Films of Thomas Imbach”

 
Swiss Get Together at Dok Leipzig

Swiss Get Together at Dok Leipzig

31.10.2014

SWISS FILMS and the Swiss Embassy in Germany invited international guests and the Swiss filmmakers attending Dok Leipzig to a Get Together.

 
International success for “The Circle”

International success for “The Circle”

19.09.2014

“The Circle” has been invited to over 100 international film festivals.

 
SWISS FILMS at the Festival del film Locarno

SWISS FILMS at the Festival del film Locarno

12.08.2014

In collaboration with the Industry Days for the first time SWISS FILMS hosted networking lucheons in Locarno.

 
“Filmer la Suisse”: Masterclass with Bande à part Films at the 12th Festival Regards d'Ailleurs in Dreux

“Filmer la Suisse”: Masterclass with Bande à part Films at the 12th Festival Regards d'Ailleurs in Dreux

01.04.2014

The festival Regards d’ailleurs, SWISS FILMS and the Swiss Embassy invited the filmmakers Ursula Meier, Lionel Baier, Jean-Stéphane Bron and Frédéric Mermoud of the production company Bande à part Films to a masterclass on March 29.

 
SWISS FILMS in Clermont-Ferrand

SWISS FILMS in Clermont-Ferrand

04.02.2014

The SWISS FILMS short film team is present in Clermont-Ferrand at both, the 36th edition of the International Short Film Festival (January 31 to February 8, 2014) and the Short Film Market.

 
“L‘escale” nominated for European Film Award 2013

“L‘escale” nominated for European Film Award 2013

17.12.2013

The Swiss documentary feature film “L‘escale” (Stop-over) by Kaveh Bakhtiari was nominated for the 26th European Film Awards.

 
Focus on Switzerland – Bristol Encounters goes Swiss

Focus on Switzerland – Bristol Encounters goes Swiss

01.10.2013

The Bristol Encounters Short and Animation Festival (September 17-22, 2013) presented a “Focus on Switzerland”.

 
Christoph Schaub from Saint Petersburg

Christoph Schaub from Saint Petersburg

17.09.2013

The Saint Petersburg International Film Festival pays tribute to Swiss director Christoph Schaub with a retrospective.

 
SWISS FILMS Short Drink at Fantoche

SWISS FILMS Short Drink at Fantoche

11.09.2013

At the Fantoche International Animation Film Festival (September 3-8, 2013) SWISS FILMS hosted a "Short Drink" cocktail in collaboration with the Swiss Animated Film Group GSFA.

 
Swiss filmmaking at the Locarno Film Festival 2013

Swiss filmmaking at the Locarno Film Festival 2013

22.08.2013

Eight Swiss feature-length films and twelve short films celebrated their world premieres at the 66th film festival in Locarno (August 7-17, 2013).

 
Georges Schwizgebel and three Cannes films in La Rochelle

Georges Schwizgebel and three Cannes films in La Rochelle

17.07.2013

With more than 80'000 admissions, the 41st La Rochelle International Film Festival (June 28 - July 8, 2013) closed it's third best edition ever. Georges Schwizgebel was one of four filmmakers invited to present his films in an hommage on aminated film.

 
Ursula Meier and “Rosie” in Moscow

Ursula Meier and “Rosie” in Moscow

16.07.2013

Switzerland was present in the competition of the International Film Festival in Moscow (June 20-29, 2013) with Marcel Gisler’s fiction film “Rosie.”

 
Swiss Cocktail at the Annecy Animation Film Festival 2013

Swiss Cocktail at the Annecy Animation Film Festival 2013

13.06.2013

On Wednesday, 12th June 2013, SWISS FILMS hosts a cocktail in honour of the Swiss films at the 37th Annecy International Animation Film Festival.

 
Swiss Presence in Cannes 2013

Swiss Presence in Cannes 2013

14.05.2013

Three Swiss films in the 45th Directors’ Fortnight

 
Swiss Filmmakers in Buenos Aires

Swiss Filmmakers in Buenos Aires

22.04.2013

An the 15th Buenos Aires International Independent Film Festival (BAFICI) five Swiss films were screened in the international competition as well as in other sections.

 
Shooting Star Carla Juri and five Swiss films in Berlin

Shooting Star Carla Juri and five Swiss films in Berlin

15.02.2013

Switzerland is present with five films in all major festival sections of the Berlinale

 
Ursula Meier and Markus Imhoof in Palm Springs

Ursula Meier and Markus Imhoof in Palm Springs

09.01.2013

Directors Ursula Meier and Markus Imhoof present their films at the 24th Palm Springs International Film Festival (January 3-14, 2013).

 
European Film Award for “Hiver Nomade”

European Film Award for “Hiver Nomade”

03.12.2012

The European Film Academy awarded “Hiver Nomade” as the Best Documentary Film.

 
Swiss presence in Busan, South Korea

Swiss presence in Busan, South Korea

01.11.2012

Five Swiss films and coproductions were in the spotlight at the 17th Busan International Film Festival.

 
Excellent Swiss appearance in Toronto

Excellent Swiss appearance in Toronto

26.09.2012

Peter Mettler’s essay “The End Of Time” (coprod. Maximage) and Markus Imhoof’s documentary “More Than Honey” (coprod. Thelma Film) attracted the attention of the international audience at the 37. Toronto International Film Festival.

 
“Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction” in Venice

“Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction” in Venice

07.09.2012

The first feature-length film by Bernese director Sophie Huber is screened at the 69th Mostra International Film Festival.

 
SWISS FILMS at the Locarno Film Festival 2012

SWISS FILMS at the Locarno Film Festival 2012

15.08.2012

Swiss filmmaking is represented in all of the sections at the 65th Locarno International Film Festival (August 1–11, 2012).

 
Swiss Cocktail at the Annecy International Animation Film Festival 2012

Swiss Cocktail at the Annecy International Animation Film Festival 2012

15.06.2012

On Wednesday, 6th June 2012, SWISS FILMS hosts a cocktail in honour of the Swiss films at the 36th Annecy International Animation Film Festival (June 4 - 9, 2012).

 
Cannes 2012: “Opération Libertad” in the limelight of the world's most important film festival

Cannes 2012: “Opération Libertad” in the limelight of the world's most important film festival

06.06.2012

The film “Opération Libertad” by Nicolas Wadimoff was in the limelight of the Directors' Fortnight.

 
Special programme Bande à Part at the festival Indie Lisboa 2012

Special programme Bande à Part at the festival Indie Lisboa 2012

22.05.2012

The young Swiss cinema had an attractive appearance at the International Independent Film Festival Indie Lisboa. The festival showed 9 feature-length films made by the directors group Band à Part as well as a special programme with films from the ECAL.

 
 Richard Dindo retrospective at the Documenta 2012 in Madrid

Richard Dindo retrospective at the Documenta 2012 in Madrid

16.05.2012

This year’s Documenta (Festival internacional de documentales) in Madrid presented 11 films by Richard Dindo from the years 1977 to 2010. The programme was developed by the festival in partnership with SWISS FILMS and the filmmaker.

 
Swiss Film Prize «Quartz 2012»

Swiss Film Prize «Quartz 2012»

16.03.2012

The Swiss Film Prize «Quartz» was awarded in the KKL Luzern on March 17, 2012.

 
A Silver Bear and a Shooting Star for Switzerland at the Berlinale 2012

A Silver Bear and a Shooting Star for Switzerland at the Berlinale 2012

22.02.2012

The outstanding Swiss presence at the Berlinale (February 9-19, 2012) arose the interest of the public and film professionals.

 
SWISS FILMS in Clermont-Ferrand 2012

SWISS FILMS in Clermont-Ferrand 2012

03.02.2012

The SWISS FILMS short film team was present in Clermont-Ferrand at both, the 34th edition of the International Short Film Festival (January 27 to February 4, 2012) and the Short Film Market.

 
“Summer Games” in Palm Springs

“Summer Games” in Palm Springs

31.01.2012

The fiction film “Summer Games” by Roland Colla was presented at the Awards Buzz at the 23rd Palm Springs International Film Festival (January 5-16, 2012).

 
Swiss presence at the 17th Kolkata International Film Festival

Swiss presence at the 17th Kolkata International Film Festival

15.12.2011

Opening of the Swiss film programme in Kolkata with “Tandoori Love” by director Oliver Paulus

 
Producers' Day in Winterthur: Symposium “How to produce a Short” and “Short Drink” Cocktail

Producers' Day in Winterthur: Symposium “How to produce a Short” and “Short Drink” Cocktail

16.11.2011

The Producers' Day took place on November 11, 2011 during the Winterthur Short Film Festival

 
Significant Swiss presence at the Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) 2011

Significant Swiss presence at the Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) 2011

28.10.2011

Seven Swiss film productions where presented at the 16th Busan International Film Festival (October 6-14, 2011) in South Korea.

 
SWISS FILMS Lunch with the “Junge Talente 2011” at the Zurich Film Festival

SWISS FILMS Lunch with the “Junge Talente 2011” at the Zurich Film Festival

23.09.2011

On Friday, September 23, SWISS FILMS hosted a lunch in partnership with the Zurich Film Festival and the Junge Talente.ch at the festivalcenter Sechseläuten-Platz in Zurich.

 
World premiere of “Summer Games” in Venice

World premiere of “Summer Games” in Venice

06.09.2011

The Swiss-Italian coproduction “Summer Games” celebrated its world premiere in the official selection at the 68th Mostra International Film Festival in Venice (August 31 to September 10, 2011).

 
SWISS FILMS Cocktail for the Premiere of

SWISS FILMS Cocktail for the Premiere of "Vol spécial" in Locarno

13.08.2011

On Saturday, August 6, SWISS FILMS celebrated the premiere of the Swiss documentary «Vol spécial».

 
Strong presence for Swiss films at the Film Festival Locarno

Strong presence for Swiss films at the Film Festival Locarno

12.08.2011

With almost 50 films, Swiss film production is very well presented in all sections of the 64th Locarno Film Festival (August 3-13, 2011).

 
“Filmmakers Live”: Swiss Directors at the Munich Filmfest

“Filmmakers Live”: Swiss Directors at the Munich Filmfest

28.06.2011

On June 26, Swiss directors Michael Steiner und Lionel Baier were guests of “Filmmakers Live”, a talk hosted by Robert Fischer, member of the programme team of the Filmfest Munich (June 24 to July 2, 2011).

 
SWISS FILMS Pavilion in Cannes 2011

SWISS FILMS Pavilion in Cannes 2011

27.05.2011

The Swiss Pavilion at this year’s Marché International du Film in Cannes was again a popular place to meet for Swiss and international Film professionals and prominent cultural and political personalities.

 
SWISS FILMS at the Visions du Réel Film Festival in Nyon

SWISS FILMS at the Visions du Réel Film Festival in Nyon

27.04.2011

SWISS FILMS was present at the 17th Visions du Réel Film Festival (April 7-13, 2011) to promote the numerous Swiss documentaries in the programme and the Doc Outlook Market.

 
Alain Tanner and Renato Berta honoured in Paris

Alain Tanner and Renato Berta honoured in Paris

05.04.2011

Tribute to Alain Tanner and Renato Berta in the French capital in March 2011

 
SWISS FILMS at the Berlinale 2011

SWISS FILMS at the Berlinale 2011

23.02.2011

SWISS FILMS was as every year the representative for Swiss movies on site at the European Film Market in Berlin and lobbied for the international promotion and network of the Swiss cinematic work.

 
SWISS FILMS in Clermont-Ferrand 2011

SWISS FILMS in Clermont-Ferrand 2011

10.02.2011

The SWISS FILMS short film team was present in Clermont-Ferrand at both, the 33rd edition of the International Short Film Festival (February 4 to 12, 2011) and the Short Film Market.

 
Swiss presence at China Independent Film Festival in Nanjing

Swiss presence at China Independent Film Festival in Nanjing

21.12.2010

With three current feature films, three documentary films and homage paid to three directors, Swiss filmmaking was presented as innovative and extensive at the 7th China Independent Film Festival in Nanjing (October 21-25, 2010).

 
SWISS FILMS at the 51st Festival dei Popoli in Florence 2010

SWISS FILMS at the 51st Festival dei Popoli in Florence 2010

10.12.2010

The documentary film retrospective at the 51st Festival dei Popoli in Florence (November 13-20, 2010) encompassed 24 Swiss film productions from the past 50 years and was compiled together with SWISS FILMS.

 
SWISS FILMS at the Locarno International Film Festival 2010

SWISS FILMS at the Locarno International Film Festival 2010

31.08.2010

SWISS FILMS was present at the Locarno International Film Festival (August 4-14, 2010) with the traditional information pavilion and numerous activities highlighting Swiss filmmaking.

 
Swiss Cineastes at the Film Festival La Rochelle 2010

Swiss Cineastes at the Film Festival La Rochelle 2010

14.07.2010

Peter Liechti and Jean-Stéphane Bron presented their films during the 38th International Film Festival in La Rochelle (July 2-11, 2010).

 
Swiss Cocktail at the The Annecy International Animation Film Festival 2010

Swiss Cocktail at the The Annecy International Animation Film Festival 2010

29.06.2010

Along with the Swiss consulate in Lyon, the animated film group GSFA, the festivals Fantoche in Baden and Cinématou in Geneva, SWISS FILMS invited to an aperitif in honor of the Swiss presence in Annecy.

 
Swiss animation strongly represented at Animafest 2010 in Zagreb.

Swiss animation strongly represented at Animafest 2010 in Zagreb.

18.06.2010

Swiss animation was very well represented with more than 60 animated short films from Switzerland at the Animafest Festival in Zagreb (June 1-6, 2010).

 
Strong Swiss presence at film festival in <br />Cannes 2010

Strong Swiss presence at film festival in
Cannes 2010

03.06.2010

Together with Jean-Luc Godard's most recent work "Film Socialisme", which celebrated its premiere in the official selection of "Un certain regard", Jean-Stéphane Bron's documentary film "Cleveland vs. Wall Street - Mais mit dä Bänkler" was placed in the limelight at the world's most important film festival.

 
Vadim Jendreyko at the Caochangdi Workstation<br />  in Beijing

Vadim Jendreyko at the Caochangdi Workstation
in Beijing

10.05.2010

Vadim Jendreyko's presence in Beijing marks the fourth continuous year of the collaborative project carried out between SWISS FILMS and the Caochangdi Workstation founded by Wu Wenguang and Wen Hui.

 
Palm Springs Film Festival 2010

Palm Springs Film Festival 2010

20.01.2010

The French-Belgian-Swiss fiction film “Home” by Ursula Meier represented Switzerland at the 21st Palm Springs International Film Festival, which took place in Southern California from January 5-18.

 
“Je me souviens... du nouveau cinéma Suisse”: film series in Belfort

“Je me souviens... du nouveau cinéma Suisse”: film series in Belfort

28.12.2009

With a homage to The New Swiss Cinema and five of its heirs, EntreVues, the Belfort International Film Festival (November 28 - December 6, 2009) has created an extraordinary platform for Swiss filmmaking.

 
Young Talents at Festival Cinéma Tous Ecrans 2009 in Geneva

Young Talents at Festival Cinéma Tous Ecrans 2009 in Geneva

14.11.2009

The promotion agency SWISS FILMS presented the participant of Film festival Cinéma Tous Ecran and Geneva filmmakers Swiss Romande young talent.

 
Feature Film “Home” in New York

Feature Film “Home” in New York

14.11.2009

Feature film “Home” had a special press screening in New York at the Tribeca Grand Hotel on November 13 in the presence of director Ursula Meier and actress Isabelle Huppert.

 
 Mostra Internazionale d'Arte Cinematografica <br />di Venezia 2009

Mostra Internazionale d'Arte Cinematografica
di Venezia 2009

15.09.2009

The fiction film "Pepperminta" by Pipilotti Rist (production: Hugofilm, Zurich) celebrated its premiere at Mostra, the 66th Venice International Film Festival in (September 2-12, 2009).

 
Strong Swiss presence at film festival in Montreal

Strong Swiss presence at film festival in Montreal

10.09.2009

Four Swiss film productions and coproductions was screened in the World Competition at the 33rd Montreal World Film Festival (WFF), along with five additional films in other sections.

 
Swiss art and architecture films at DOKU.ARTS in Amsterdam

Swiss art and architecture films at DOKU.ARTS in Amsterdam

05.07.2009

Four Swiss documentary films will be screened at the 4th DOKU.ARTS - International Festival for Films on Art, which will take place in the Filmmuseum Amsterdam (June 11-14, 2009).

 
“Beyond The Chocolate Mountains”: Film Festival Torun

“Beyond The Chocolate Mountains”: Film Festival Torun

23.06.2009

Two extensive Swiss film programmes will be presented at the 7th International Film Festival Tofifest in the Polish city of Torun (June 26-July 3, 2009).

 
Focus Switzerland in Shanghai

Focus Switzerland in Shanghai

21.06.2009

Five Swiss films will be screened at the 12th Shanghai International Film Festival (June 13-21, 2009), which ranks as the most important international film festival in China. Denis Rabaglia's film "Marcello Marcello" will open Focus Switzerland on June 16.

 
Swiss Cocktail at the Festival International du Film d’animation Annecy 2009

Swiss Cocktail at the Festival International du Film d’animation Annecy 2009

15.06.2009

The annual SWISS FILMS aperitif in Annecy has become a tradition by now. This year, however, it was held as an open-air event at a new location: right next to the Bonlieu Festival Center.

 
Animated Film Festival Monstra in Lisbon, 2009

Animated Film Festival Monstra in Lisbon, 2009

15.03.2009

Switzerland was guest of honour at The 8th Monstra Lisboa Animated Film Festival (March 9-15, 2009).

 
59. Berlinale 2009

59. Berlinale 2009

09.02.2009

The Swiss presence at the 59th International Berlin Film Festival 2009 concentrated on the first half of the event.

 
Palm Springs Film Festival January 2009

Palm Springs Film Festival January 2009

19.01.2009

Four Swiss film productions and co-productions had been screened in the programme of the 20th Palm Springs International Film Festival, which runs from January 6-19, 2009.

 
Swiss Delegation at the Festival des films du monde Montréal 2008

Swiss Delegation at the Festival des films du monde Montréal 2008

01.09.2008

Two Swiss fiction films celebrated their premieres in Montreal at the 32nd World Film Festival (August 21-September 1, 2008): "Sunny Hill" by Luzius Rüedi in the "First Films World Competition"; and "Du bruit dans la tête" by Vincent Pluss in the "Focus on World Cinema" section.

 
“Pastores, amantes y sueños”: Swiss films are touring Latin America

“Pastores, amantes y sueños”: Swiss films are touring Latin America

27.08.2008

“Pastores, amantes y sueños” last screening for the swiss films that are touring Latin America at the Cinemateca Boliviana in La Paz (August 21-27, 2008).

 
Journée du Cinéma Suisse in Locarno, 2008

Journée du Cinéma Suisse in Locarno, 2008

12.08.2008

The third Swiss Cinema Day took place on August 12th, 2008. The event, which was presented by the Federal Office of Culture, the Film Festival Locarno, and Swiss Films, was being held in honor of Swiss film-makers.

 
Shanghai 2008: Focus “Swiss Female Filmmakers”

Shanghai 2008: Focus “Swiss Female Filmmakers”

24.06.2008

In the forum "Women´s film and Women in Film", this year´s exclusive platform for Chinese, German and Swiss female filmmakers, four Swiss female directors of the new generation have put five of their films forward up for discussion.

 
Cannes 2008

Cannes 2008

25.05.2008

On the occasion of the 61st Filmfestival in Cannes, taking place from May 14-25, 2008, the Swiss producers where- next to the films - at the centre of the Swiss presence.

 
“Fuori dalle corde” at “Picture Europe!” in Munich

“Fuori dalle corde” at “Picture Europe!” in Munich

24.02.2008

Film director Fulvio Bernasconi, from Ticino, was attending the screening of his film “Fuori dalle corde” at the Gloria Filmpalast in Munich on February the 24th, 2008.

 
“Letter To Anna” by Eric Bergkraut was presented at “Cinema For Peace” in Berlin

“Letter To Anna” by Eric Bergkraut was presented at “Cinema For Peace” in Berlin

10.02.2008

Eric Bergkraut's documentary film "Letter to Anna" - dedicated to Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaja, who was well known for her opposition to the government and murdered in Moscow in October 2006 - has premiered in Berlin within the framework of "Cinema for Peace" on Sunday, February 10.

 
Palm Springs International Film Festival

Palm Springs International Film Festival

14.01.2008

Film "Late Bloomers" ("Die Herbstzeitlosen") directed by Bettina Oberli was selected at the "Palms Springs International Film Festival 2008" in the showcase "Awards Buzz - Best Foreign Language Films".

 
Swiss presence at film festival in Havana

Swiss presence at film festival in Havana

14.12.2007

Six Swiss films was screened in the "Muestra de cine Suizo" section at the 29th International Festival of New Latin American Cinema, which run in Havana from December 4 - 14, 2007.

 
Innovative film release in Peru – with support from SWISS FILMS

Innovative film release in Peru – with support from SWISS FILMS

09.12.2007

Twenty-five fiction, documentary and short films from Switzerland was on tour in Peru from November 1 to December 9, 2007.

 
Journée du cinéma Suisse 2007

Journée du cinéma Suisse 2007

07.08.2007

The Locarno International Film Festival and the Swiss Federal Office of Culture will be presenting the second edition of the Swiss Cinema Day, organised by SWISS FILMS, on Tuesday 7 August 2007.

 
“Vitus” at Shanghai Film Festival

“Vitus” at Shanghai Film Festival

24.06.2007

At the 10th Shanghai International Film Festival, which is taking place from June 16-26, 2007, and is the largest Chinese film event, four Swiss films have been invited to screen in the Panorama section.

 
DOK.fest 2007 - 22nd Munich International Documentary Festival

DOK.fest 2007 - 22nd Munich International Documentary Festival

10.05.2007

With eight Swiss productions in the international selection, the 22nd Munich International Documentary Festival, taking place from Mai 2-10, 2007, presents an impressive selection of Swiss documentary working.

 
Cannes Film Festival 2007

Cannes Film Festival 2007

08.05.2007

 
Shooting Stars at the Berlinale 2007

Shooting Stars at the Berlinale 2007

18.02.2007

SWISS FILMS has nominated the talented swiss newcomer Nils Althaus as Switzerland’s Shooting Star at the Berlinale 2007.

 
“Vitus” in Los Angeles at the AFI International Film Series

“Vitus” in Los Angeles at the AFI International Film Series

14.01.2007

At the 20th AFI Fest in Los Angeles, California, which ended on November 12, 2006, “Vitus” by Fredi M. Murer won the Audience Award.

 
“Das Fräulein” by Andrea Staka: «Heart of Sarajevo Award» at 12th Sarajevo Film Festival

“Das Fräulein” by Andrea Staka: «Heart of Sarajevo Award» at 12th Sarajevo Film Festival

01.09.2006

Director Andrea Staka won the main prize for her film “Das Fraulein” at the 12th Sarajevo Film Festival, which ended on August 26th, 2006.

 
Hiroshima International Animation Film Festival 2006

Hiroshima International Animation Film Festival 2006

28.08.2006

The 11th edition of the biannual Hiroshima International Animation festival, taking place from August 24-28, 2006, presented a comprehensive overview of Swiss animated films.

 
Swiss Day at Cannes 2006

Swiss Day at Cannes 2006

23.05.2006

Switzerland was one of the guest countries for the “All the Cinemas of the World” program, along with Russia, Singapore, Tunisia, Burkina Faso, Israel, and Venezuela.

 
Swiss Pavilion Cannes 2006

Swiss Pavilion Cannes 2006

18.05.2006

For the fourth time, SWISS FILMS and Locarno International Film Festival hosted the Swiss Pavilion at the Cannes International Village.

 
Clermont-Ferrand, Festival international du court métrage 2006

Clermont-Ferrand, Festival international du court métrage 2006

04.02.2006

Three Swiss short films participated at the International Short Film Festival - Clermont-Ferrand.

 
Tokyo FILMeX 2005

Tokyo FILMeX 2005

27.11.2005

The film series "Swiss Treasures" at the Tokyo FILMeX Festival comprises six classics from the 1920s to the 1940s, masterpieces which were either directed or produced in Switzerland.

 
 “New Faces of European Cinema” at AFI Fest 2005 <br /> in Los Angeles

“New Faces of European Cinema” at AFI Fest 2005
in Los Angeles

23.11.2005

Switzerland will be represented by director Ruxandra Zenide with her movie “Ryna” (Production: Pacific Films, Geneva).

 
Osaka European Film Festival 2005

Osaka European Film Festival 2005

23.11.2005

Two Swiss films - "Nordwind" by Bettina Oberli and "Tout un hiver sans feu" by Greg Zglinski - will make their Japanese premiere from 18 to 23 November at the 12th Osaka European Film Festival.

 
Bittersweet: Swiss films in Denkmark

Bittersweet: Swiss films in Denkmark

23.10.2005

Thirteen Swiss feature, documentary, and short films from the past five years have been invited to Denmark, the "miraculous film country".

 
Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival

Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival

13.10.2005

"All About Me? Japanese and Swiss Personal Documentaries", a Japanese-Swiss film program comprised of films by, among others, Robert Frank, Peter Liechti, Peter Mettler, Martina Jacoma and Lionel Baier at the Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival (YIDFF).

 
Clermont-Ferrand 2005 - The short film is thriving!

Clermont-Ferrand 2005 - The short film is thriving!

05.02.2005

Two animated films were screened in the international competitions at the 27th International Short Film Festival in Clermont-Ferrand (28 January - 5 February 2005).

 
Havana welcomes Swiss Films

Havana welcomes Swiss Films

17.12.2004

At the 25th International Festival of New Latin American Film in Havana, Cuba (December 7-17, 2004), a selection of seven Swiss films were shown.

 
8. International Short Film Festival Winterthur

8. International Short Film Festival Winterthur

14.11.2004

At its 8th edition from November 11-14, 2004, the International Short Film Festival Winterthur presents seventeen Swiss short films.

 
Second Swiss-American Film Festival in New York

Second Swiss-American Film Festival in New York

11.11.2004

The Swiss-American Film Festival, which took place for the second time in New York from November 5-11, 2004, focused on US and Swiss film culture and presented new talents and trends.

 
SWISS FILMS in Locarno 2004

SWISS FILMS in Locarno 2004

14.08.2004

For the second time, the SWISS FILMS both was located in the Spazio Cinema where numerous festival visitors and film professionals could find information about Swiss productions.

 
Swiss Accents in Karlovy Vary

Swiss Accents in Karlovy Vary

12.07.2004

At the 38th International Film Festival in Karlovy Vary (Czech Republic), taking place from July 4-12th, 2003, three Swiss films will again be presented this year.