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Swiss Showcase at the International Film Festival São Paulo

Swiss Showcase at the International Film Festival São Paulo

09.10.2017

Switzerland is the guest of honour at the 41st International Film Festival São Paulo (Mostra Internacional de Cinema), one of the most important film festivals in Latin America. The focus lies on Swiss films currently attracting international attention. Another spotlight is on films by the Swiss “maître du cinéma” Alain Tanner as well as on Swiss animation by Georges Schwizgebel. A delegation of up-and-coming Swiss filmmakers will travel to São Paulo personally to present their films. The Swiss Showcase is an initiative by SWISS FILMS in cooperation with the Mostra and supported by the Swiss diplomatic and consular missions in Brazil.

 
GOLITAH in Busan

GOLITAH in Busan

20.09.2017

The 22nd Busan International Film Festival (October 12–21, 2017) is screening the Swiss feature film GOLIATH along with three Swiss coproductions. Director Dominik Locher is further presenting his film in South Korea within the EFP programme EUROPE! goes Busan.

 
Swiss World Premiere in San Sebastian

Swiss World Premiere in San Sebastian

15.09.2017

BLUE MY MIND by Lisa Brühlmann is celebrating its world premiere at the San Sebastian International Film Festival (September 22–October 3, 2017), Spain's most important festival.

 
ZFF: 15 Swiss films and new SWISS FILMS industry activities

ZFF: 15 Swiss films and new SWISS FILMS industry activities

14.09.2017

The 13th Zurich Film Festival (September 28–October 8, 2017) is showing a great variety of Swiss films, eight of which are world premieres and six of which are in competition. Further, SWISS FILMS is expanding its industry activities at ZFF.

 
FACING MECCA wins the Student Academy Award 2017

FACING MECCA wins the Student Academy Award 2017

13.09.2017

As announced today by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, FACING MECCA by Jan-Eric Mack (produced by Joel Jent, Dschoint Ventschr; ZHdK; SRF) wins the Student Academy Award in the category «Narrative (International Film Schools)».

 
Swiss Films and Coproductions at the Toronto International Film Festival

Swiss Films and Coproductions at the Toronto International Film Festival

05.09.2017

Five Swiss films and coproductions are celebrating their world or North America premieres in different sections of the 42nd Toronto International Film Festival TIFF (September 7–17, 2017).

 
Swiss world premieres at Venice International Film Festival

Swiss world premieres at Venice International Film Festival

25.08.2017

The Italian-Swiss coproduction IL COLORE NASCOSTO DELLE COSE by Silvio Soldini and the debut film SARAH PLAYS A WEREWOLF will celebrate their premieres at the 74th Mostra Internazionale d’Arte Cinematografica (August 30-September 9, 2017).

 
THE DIVINE ORDER is Switzerland’s entry for the Oscar race

THE DIVINE ORDER is Switzerland’s entry for the Oscar race

16.08.2017

Switzerland sends THE DIVINE ORDER by Petra Volpe into the running for an Oscar nomination for Foreign Language Film at the 90th Academy Awards.

 
New international measures for Swiss film productions

New international measures for Swiss film productions

03.08.2017

The Swiss promotion agency SWISS FILMS expands its VOD promotional activities. In collaboration with the Swiss Federal Office of Culture, SWISS FILMS offers new VOD support measures for Swiss producers.