Five Swiss Projects Nominated for Filmmaker Award Award Ceremony on September 24 during IWC Gala Evening

13. September 2016

The ‘Association for the Promotion of Film in Switzerland’ has nominated five Swiss film projects for this year’s Filmmaker Award. The aim of the award is to promote Swiss filmmaking by offering production sponsorship to the value of 100’000 Swiss francs. The second such award will be presented this year on September 24 during the IWC Gala Evening, held within the framework of the Zurich Film Festival.

The jury chose the following five finalists from the projects entered: the feature films LASST DIE ALTEN STERBEN from Juri Steinhart, PAPA MOLL from Manuel Flurin Hendry and FORTUNA from Germinal Rouax, as well as the documentary films DAS BLUE NOTE PROJEKT from Sophie Huber and BEYOND THE BOLEX from Alyssa Bolsey. Eligible to enter were Swiss filmmakers whose feature or documentary film projects (min. 60 minutes duration) were in need of top level or post-production funding.

Media Release 13.09.2016 (PDF)