Press Releases

  • 04. April 2019

    Zurich Film Festival prepares succession planning

    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 ...

  • 26. March 2019

    Strong Partners for the 15th Zurich Film Festival: Mercedes-Benz is new Main Partner

    The Zurich Film Festival (ZFF) has been able to count for many years now on the support of its loyal partners. As of 2019, our new Main Partner Mercedes-Benz will join the ranks of the ZFF’s current long-standing Main Partners Credit Suisse, UPC and Samsung. The ZFF has thus been able to secure another strong brand name for future editions of the festival. The premium motor vehicle manufacturer Mercedes-Benz will provide an all-electric fleet of ...

  • 07. March 2019

    Start of the 8th International Film Music Competition featuring DANNY AND THE WILD BUNCH

    A springboard for talented film music composers from around the globe, this year’s International Film Music Competition asks entrants to score the award-winning short film DANNY AND THE WILD BUNCH by Robert Rugan, which can be downloaded as of now.