Prix Pathé


The 18th Zurich Film Festival presents the «Prix Pathé – Film Journalists’ Prize» in 2022.

Endowed with a 10’000 Swiss franc cash prize, the «Prix Pathé» honours exceptional journalism in the filmmaking sector. Funded by Pathé Schweiz and Pathé Films AG, the prize will be awarded during the 18th Zurich Film Festival.


Registration & Participation

The «Prix Pathé» is a prize awarded for an exceptional piece of published film journalism in Switzerland (print, radio, TV and online). It must be a film critique or a film essay about a film (this is not limited to Swiss films) that screened in a Swiss cinema/festival between June 2021 and June 2022.

Eligible for entry are film critiques with a minimum airtime of 60 seconds or 3’000 characters including spaces.

The article must be entered by July 24, 2022 at the very latest as follows:

  • PDF or web link to the article by e-mail only to: [email protected]
  • Subject line: Prix Pathé 2022
  • Please provide the following contact information: surname, first name, e-mail address and telephone number of the author

Deadline: July 24, 2022

Further information: Regulations