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Country Focus: Switzerland

Country profile: Switzerland

General data for 2008
GDP36,200 USD
Exchange rate1CHF = €0.65
Total admissions14,721,041
Average admission per inhabitant2
Number of screens/cinemas568/311
Number of multiplexes (6+)19
Average ticket price14.59CHF
Films produced (including co-productions)40
Average production budget€1.3 m
Film funding from main national film institution€15.1 m
TV investments in film financing€17.3 m
Total films released 503
Local films released (only first run) 76
Local films market share4.02%
US films market share62.92%
European films market share30.76%
Most successful local filmBergauf, Bergab
Most successful international filmQuantum of Solace
Bundesamt für Kultur
SRG SSR idée suisse
Swiss Films (distribution of Swiss films abroad)
Teleproduktions Fonds
Kulturfonds Suissimage
Zürcher Filmstiftung
Fonds Regio Films

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