As a member of the ZFF Donors' Association, you contribute significantly to the promotion of young, promising filmmakers. Your donation enables the Zurich Film Festival to invite filmmakers to Zurich and to reward the winning films with prize money.


Members of the association profit from exclusive privileges, such as invites to the legendary Opening Night at the Zurich Convention Center and the glamorous Award Night at the Zurich Opera House. The association is a non-profit organisation and does not pursue commercial purposes. 

  • 2 tickets for the glamourous Opening Night and Award Night 
  • 2 tickets for the Golden Icon Award ceremony
  • Exclusive possibility to order tickets before official ticket sales begins
  • A personalised Donors' Pass at the Festival
  • Personal assistance before and during the festival
  • 2 to 3 invitations to exclusive association events throughout the year
  • A members' directory
Download donor's booklet

Become a Member

The Zurich Film Festival Donors’ Association is open to all film and culture enthusiasts. The objective of the association is to promote the Zurich Film Festival, support filmmakers from home and abroad and to sponsor the competition prizes.   

To become a member, please fill out the following form or contact us at [email protected] for more information.

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Board of Donors Association

Hans Syz


This Brunner

Honorary President

Maya Marburger

Vice President

Dr. Christian Jungen

Board Member & Artistic Director Zurich Film Festival AG

Cédric Ohlmeyer

Board Member

Bea Syz

Board Member

Melanie Schweizer-Toman

Managing Director
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