Prix Pathé


The 15thZurich Film Festival presents the "Prix Pathé – Film Journalists’ Prize" for the first time in 2019.

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 15th Zurich Film Festival.

Journalists can enter an article from now to and including July 31, 2019. A jury comprising representatives of Pathé and the Swiss Association of Film Journalists will choose the article that they consider to be of the highest journalistic quality to receive the prize. 

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 2018 and June 2019.

Legible for entry are film critiques with a minimum airtime of 2 minutes or 3’000 characters including spaces.

The article must be entered by July 31, 2019 at the very latest as follows:

  • PDF or web link to the article by e-mail only to: [email protected]
  • Subject line: Prix Pathé 2019
  • Please provide the following contact information: surname, first name, e-mail address and telephone number of the author


Article submission deadline: July 31, 2019

Further information: Regulations / How to Submit

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