Spain is Zurich Film Festival guest country

The 18th Zurich Film Festival (Sept. 22 – Oct. 2, 2022) celebrates cinema from the Iberian Peninsula and dedicates its “New World View” section to young Spanish filmmaking. Befittingly, Spanish shooting star María Cerezuela is the campaign face on this…

ZFF expands work to promote young talent

In view of the rapidly increasing screen time among children and young people, the ZFF plans to promote media literacy. Zurich Film Festival and Generali Switzerland already teamed up last year to make its “ZFF for Kids” a year-round event…

Sharon Stone receives Golden Icon Award

The 17th Zurich Film Festival honoured actress Sharon Stone with its most prestigious accolade for her career on Saturday evening. The American actress accepted the award at Corso 1 and was moved to tears. She described the lifetime achievement award as…

MGM’s Pamela Abdy to receive Game Changer Award

Pamela Abdy, MGM’s Motion Picture Group President to be honoured with the Game Changer Award during the Zurich Summit industry conference at the 17th Zurich Film Festival. Abdy will be joined by Michael de Luca, MGM’s Motion Picture Group Chairman,…

The ZFF announces first Gala Premieres

The Zurich Film Festival’s “Gala Premieres” section presents the year’s most anticipated international auteur films. Eight titles have already been confirmed, including the world premieres of the German-language prestige productions IT’S JUST A PHASE, HONEY/ES IST NUR EINE PHASE, HASE…

New Zurich Convention Center to be 17th Zurich Film Festival Screening Venue

The 17th Zurich Film Festival will screen films for the first time in the recently renovated Zurich Convention Center. Equipped with the latest cutting-edge technology, the centre’s main hall can accommodate up to 1665 visitors. Located at the very heart…

Olivia Colman receives Golden Eye Award THE FATHER as Gala Premiere at ZFF

The 16th Zurich Film Festival honours the actress Olivia Colman with its Golden Eye. She excels alongside Anthony Hopkins in the drama THE FATHER. The British Academy Award-winning actress plays the daughter of a dementia-suffering father who refuses to be…

Lots of world premieres, record number of women and a Golden Eye for Iris Berben

In the year of COVID-19, the Zurich Film Festival once again offers an extensive programme: 23 of the fest’s 165 films screen as world premieres, that’s more than ever before. More than half of the films in the competitions are…

Zurich Film Day highlights importance of local film scene

The Zurich Film Festival and the Zürcher Filmstiftung have joined forces to organise the very first Zurich Film Day on September 29. The event aims to make known how socially and economically important filmmaking is to the city and canton of…

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