Zurich Film Festival prepares succession planning

04. April 2019

In accordance with the long-term strategy of the Zurich Film Festival (ZFF), Co-founders Nadja Schildknecht and Karl Spoerri are planning for their succession after 15 years of operational leadership. The co-directors will be stepping down from their current posts at the beginning of 2020 but continue to work with the festival on a strategic level. Christian Jungen, chief cultural editor at “NZZ am Sonntag” will serve as the festival’s new Artistic Director. The search for the future commercial management has been initiated.

Media Release 2019-04-04 (web preview)


Nadja Schildknecht, Karl Spoerri