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Zurich Film Festival offers its 79’000 visitors insight into the work of the most exciting and promising filmmakers from around the world. In the International Documentary and Feature Film Competitions emerging directors have the opportunity to present their films in Zurich to the wide attention of the entire German-language market. Participants include both rising and renowned filmmakers as well as buyers, sellers, distributors, media professionals and industry leaders. Twitter I facebook Youtube I Instagram


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The 13th Zurich Film Festival Calls For Entries!

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Dear filmmakers, The 13th Zurich Film Festival is now open for submissions!   The festival season officially starts with the Call for Entries, which began February 15th. Films can be submitted via the platform Withoutabox. Competition categories The competition comprises of the following three categories:   International Feature Film Competition International Documentary Film Competition Focus Switzerland, Germany, Austria (Feature Films ...

A Tribute to... Award to French Director Olivier Assayas Retrospective in Zurich with twelve films

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    The French screenwriter and film director Olivier Assayas will receive the 12th Zurich Film Festival’s A Tribute to... Award. The 61-year-old filmmaker will travel to Zurich to pick up the prestigious distinction in person during the Award Night at Zurich Opera House on October 1. A retrospective of Assayas’ works will be screened at the Filmpodium. Olivier Assayas has been regarded as one of the most important directors of French film and a star of European aute...

The Zurich Film Festival gala premiere lineup has been revealed.

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Lorenzo di Bonaventura to be honored with Zurich Career Achievement Award

    Legendary Producer Will Present His Latest Film “Deepwater Horizon” at the Festival     The Zurich Film Festival (ZFF) announced today that legendary movie producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura (“Transformers” and “GI Joe” franchises” “RED,” “Salt”)  will be the recipient of ZFF’s coveted ‘Golden Eye’ Career Achievement Award at this year’s Festival, taking place September 22 &nd...

Hugh Grant will receive the Zurich Golden Icon Award at this year’s Festival, taking place September 22 – October 2

  Grant’s Latest Film “Florence Foster Jenkins”, Directed by Stephen Frears and Co-Starring Meryl Streep, To Screen in Zurich   The Zurich Film Festival (ZFF) announced today that Hugh Grant will receive the coveted Golden Icon Award at this year’s Festival, taking place September 22 – October 2. The announcement was made by ZFF Directors Karl Spoerri and Nadja Schildknecht.   Serving as the Festival’s most prestigious symbol of recogniti...

Last chance for film submissions to Zurich Film Festival!

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Deadline for submissions for Zurich Film Festival approaching! SUBMIT YOUR FILM UNTIL JUNE 30TH   The 12th Zurich Film Festival will take place from September 22nd to October 2nd 2016 and is accepting film submissions until June 30th.  Zurich Film Festival offers its over 85’000 visitors insight into the work of exciting, upcoming directors in the international documentary and feature film competitions. Emerging directors have the opportunity to present their fi...

12th Zurich Film Festival: Submit your film now!

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Dear filmmakers, Zurich Film Festival is now open for film submissions! The 12th Zurich Film Festival will take place from September 22nd to October 2nd 2016 and is accepting film submissions until June 30th. Zurich Film Festival offers its over 85’000 visitors insight into the work of exciting, upcoming directors in the international documentary and feature film competitions. Emerging directors have the opportunity to present their films in Zurich to the wide attention of the entire G...

Program of the second edition of ZURICH SUMMIT.

Filmfestivals.com and Bruno Chatelin are proud, as a partner of the Summit, to present the second edition of ZURICH SUMMIT. A few word from the organizers.   Zurich Summit is an exclusive gathering for innovative entrepreneurs, business leaders and creative luminaries from the entertainment and media industries. It revolves around the exchange of cutting-edge ideas and exploring new business models. The spectrum and speed at which these groundbreaking models mo...

Wanda and Huayi Bros Join Zurich Summit Lineup this Week

2nd Annual Zurich Summit | September 26 - 27, 2015 | Zurich, Switzerland   Zurich Summit, the biggest industry event within the framework of the Zurich Film Festival addresses innovative financing, marketing and distribution strategies and brings together entrepreneurs, business leaders and c...

Marc Forster and Christoph Waltz Join Zurich Summit Keynote Lineup

2nd Annual Zurich Summit | September 26 - 27, 2015 | Zurich, Switzerland   Zurich Summit, ...

US Producer Steve Golin to Receive Career Achievement Award during The Zurich Fest

US producer Steve Golin will be the recipient of the Zurich Film Festival’s Career Achievement Award this year. He will attend the festival together with showrunner Sam Esmail and the actors Christian Slater and Rami Malek from the TV series MR. ROBOT. Golin will also bring along his latest feature film SPOTLIGHT, which will screen at the festival as a Gala Premiere. The award and celebration will include a retrospective featuring some of his most popular hit films. Steve Golin...

'Reconquest of the Useless' has its world premiere in Zurich

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RECONQUEST OF THE USELESS   Inspired by Werner Herzog’s FITZCARRALDO and Les Blank’s BURDEN OF DREAMS   Created by Harley Adams, Sam Pressman and Luke Wigren Produced by Edward R. Pressman Written and Directed by Sam Pressman   World Premiere ZURICH FILM FESTIVAL 2015 September 24 – October 4      In Werner Herzog’s adventure film FITZCARRALDO, the eccentric explorer Brian Sweeney Fitzgerald – embodied by Klaus Kinski &ndas...

Liam Hemsworth will be awarded a special Golden Eye Award in Zurich

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The Zurich Film Festival (ZFF) announced today that Liam Hemsworth will be awarded a special Golden Eye Award recognizing “The New A-Lister” at this year’s Festival, taking place September 24th – October 4th. The announcement was made by ZFF Directors Karl Spoerri and Nadja Schildknecht.   ZFF’s Golden Eye Award stands to recognize achievement on the highest levels and in his case distinguishes young talent who have made their mark on a global scale and are o...

Kiefer Sutherland to receive Zurich Film Festival's Golden Eye Award

Sutherland’s latest Film FORSAKEN selected for Gala Premiere   Golden Globe®, Emmy®, and Screen Actors Guild® winner, Kiefer Sutherland will be the recipient of the Zurich Film Festival’s prestigious ‘Golden Eye’ award. The Golden Eye tribute will take place on September 25, 2015 at the Corso Cinema with Sutherland in attendance. Kiefer Sutherland’s latest western-inspired film, FORSAKEN, in which he stars alongside his father Golden...

Actor Christoph Waltz Honorary Guest at ZFF

  Four Swiss Films Nominated for Filmmaker Award Zurich, September 2, 2015 German-Austrian actor Christoph Waltz will attend the Zurich Film Festival on its opening day. The two-time Academy Award winner will arrive in Zurich on Saturday September 26 for a packed programme of activities. Waltz will preside over the jury for the 100’000 Swiss-franc endowed Filmmaker Award, hold a key...

11th Zurich Film Festival: Call for Entries!

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The 11th Zurich Film Festival will take place from September 24th to October 4th 2015 and is accepting film submissions until June 30th. Zurich Film Festival offers its over 78’000 visitors insight into the work of exciting, upcoming directors in the international documentary and feature film competitions. Emerging directors have the opportunity to present their films in Zurich to the wide attention of the entire German- language market. Participants come from across the globe and ...

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About Zurich Film Festival


September 26 - October 6, 2019

The Zurich Film Festival presents the most promising new filmmakers and films.

The competition comprises of the following three categories:

  • International Feature Film Competition
  • International Documentary Film Competition
  • Focus Switzerland, Germany, Austria (Feature Films and Documentary Films)

Furthermore the Zurich Film Festival includes other fascinating sections:
-Border Lines
-New World View
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-ZFF for Kids

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