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Swiss films on online festival

Swiss films on online festival "My French Film Festival"

13.01.2017

My French Film Festival - the online French film festival – presents two Swiss coproductions in collaboration with SWISS FILMS: “Moka” by Frédéric Mermoud; and “D’ombres et d’ailes” by Elice Meng and Eleonora Marinoni. The festival programme is simultaneously available on roughly 30 VOD partner platforms around the world, including iTunes in 90 countries.

 
Swiss filmmaking more successful than ever internationally. An interim review

Swiss filmmaking more successful than ever internationally. An interim review

21.12.2016

Swiss filmmaking shines with international successes in the year 2016. Two outstanding productions give rise to an unparalleled success story: “Heidi” by Alain Gsponer and “My Life as a Zucchini” by Claude Barras. Further highlights include excellent documentary films, promising up-and-coming filmmakers and striking short and feature-length animation films. Positive international box-office figures and high-calibre awards attest to this magnificent ascent of Swiss filmmaking.

 
“My Life as a Zucchini” and two Swiss short films shortlisted for an Oscar

“My Life as a Zucchini” and two Swiss short films shortlisted for an Oscar

15.12.2016

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced that Switzerland’s official entry “My Life as a Zucchini” (“Ma vie de Courgette”) has made the shortlist of the 89th Academy Awards in the Foreign Language Film category.

 
Golden Globe nomination for “My Life as a Zucchini”!

Golden Globe nomination for “My Life as a Zucchini”!

12.12.2016

 
“My Life as a Zucchini” honoured with European Film Award 2016

“My Life as a Zucchini” honoured with European Film Award 2016

10.12.2016

“My Life as a Zucchini” (“Ma vie de Courgette”) by Claude Barras (Rita Productions, Geneva) was honoured with the European Film Award for Best European Animated Feature Film. The award ceremony was held in Wroclaw, Poland, this year’s European Capital of Culture, on Saturday, December 10, 2016.

 
Oscars 2017: These Swiss films are in the running

Oscars 2017: These Swiss films are in the running

09.11.2016

It is looking to be a fantastic year for Swiss films in the race for the 89th Academy Awards.

 
Swiss documentary and animation films at international festivals this autumn

Swiss documentary and animation films at international festivals this autumn

31.10.2016

There is a strong presence of Swiss documentary and animation filmmaking at numerous festivals again this autumn. Many of the films will be screened in competition in Leipzig, Duisburg, Montréal and Amsterdam.

 
Three Swiss films in the running for the European Film Awards

Three Swiss films in the running for the European Film Awards

25.10.2016

The European Film Academy has announced all the films in its preliminary selection for the European Film Awards. Two Swiss productions have made the shortlist for the preliminary selection of the “European Oscars”, one is already nominated.

 
Swiss documentary films on tour in Latin America

Swiss documentary films on tour in Latin America

11.10.2016

In collaboration with the international documentary film festivals in Mexico, Argentina and Chile, SWISS FILMS has launched the “Nuevas voces, otros ámbitos” (new voices, different settings) film programme.