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Awards / Switzerland

Record audience numbers for the Zurich Film Festival

Record audience numbers for the Zurich Film Festival

US title Sound of Metal and European works Collective and System Crasher dominate the Swiss festival’s winners’ list  

07/10 | Zurich 2019 | Awards

Vitalina Varela comes out of the darkness to win the prestigious Golden Leopard at Locarno

Vitalina Varela comes out of the darkness to win the prestigious Golden Leopard at Locarno

Perhaps not so unexpectedly, the rigour and tenacity of Portuguese filmmaker Pedro Costa seduced the jury of the International Competition  

19/08 | Locarno 2019 | Competition/Filmmakers of the Present/Signs of Life/Piazza Grande/Moving Ahead/Awards

Extra Ordinary wins big at the NIFFF

Extra Ordinary wins big at the NIFFF

Enda Loughman and Mike Ahern’s comedy horror triumphs at the Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival, taking home two of the most sought-after awards  

15/07 | NIFFF 2019 | Awards

Heimat Is a Space in Time triumphs at Visions du Réel

Heimat Is a Space in Time triumphs at Visions du Réel

Other winners include That Which Does Not Kill, The House and Looking for the Man With the Camera, while the festival reported its highest attendance levels ever  

15/04 | Visions du Réel 2019 | Awards

Those Who Work and Chris The Swiss win big at the Swiss Film Awards

Those Who Work and Chris The Swiss win big at the Swiss Film Awards

Held this year in Geneva, the Swiss Film Awards distinguished two first films by Antoine Russbach and Anja Kofmel respectively  

25/03 | Awards | Switzerland

The Journey - A Story of Love wins the Prix de Soleure

The Journey - A Story of Love wins the Prix de Soleure

Solothurn Film Festival has awarded the Prix de Soleure to Fanny Bräuning’s documentary and the Audience Award to Martin Witz's Gateways to New York  

01/02 | Solothurn 2019 | Awards

Wolkenbruch's Wondrous Journey into the Arms of a Shiksa leads Swiss Film Award nominations

Wolkenbruch's Wondrous Journey into the Arms of a Shiksa leads Swiss Film Award nominations

It would appear that members of the Swiss Film Academy highly approve of Michael Steiner's comedy, while young directors Simon Jaquemet and Antoine Russbach follow close behind  

01/02 | Awards | Switzerland

Blue My Mind and The Paris Opera emerge triumphant at the Swiss Film Awards

Blue My Mind and The Paris Opera emerge triumphant at the Swiss Film Awards

The 21st edition of the ceremony has split its main prizes between German- and French-speaking Switzerland  

26/03/2018 | Awards | Switzerland

My Life as a Zucchini and The Divine Order win the Swiss Film Awards

My Life as a Zucchini and The Divine Order win the Swiss Film Awards

Once again, Geneva’s majestic Bâtiment des Forces Motrices played host to this year’s unmissable rendezvous for national cinema: the Swiss Film Awards  

27/03/2017 | Awards | Switzerland

Seven Swiss Film Award nominations for Petra Volpe’s The Divine Order

Seven Swiss Film Award nominations for Petra Volpe’s The Divine Order

Petra Volpe’s movie has curried favour with the Swiss Film Academy, which has recognised it with seven nods across five categories  

26/01/2017 | Awards | Switzerland