Switzerland

Funding bodies

Fund Goal

To encourage co-operation between professionals working in different countries by providing financial support to European co-productions.

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The Swiss fund Visions Sud Est was initiated by the Foundation trigon-film Baden and the Fribourg Film Festival, with the collaboration of Nyon's Visions du Reel and the support of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation. It supports film productions from Asia, Africa, Latin America and Eastern...

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In a small country such as Switzerland, public funding is essential to television and cinema films. SRG stands alongside the Federal Office of Culture as the mainstay of Swiss film promotion.

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It's the first regional Fund in Switzerland and we are committed to support writers, directors, producers and distributors. Our target is to support film business on a high professional level in Zurich. With an annual business volume of about CHF 9 million we finance projects and we support filmmakers...

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In close consultation with professional associations, the Foundation for French-Speaking Switzerland (Cinéforom) was founded in 2011 by the cantons of Fribourg, Geneva, Jura, Neuchâtel, Valais and Vaud and the cities of Geneva and Lausanne. The Foundation aims to promote and strengthen the creativity,...

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The department of education, culture and sport is supporting the ticino film industry by delivering four grants annualy to feature films and documentary projects.

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The fund aims to create attractive conditions for the cinema creation and sustain a high quality cinematography in Berne canton.

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Fund Goal

To suppport diversity and quality in the cinematographic offer and to promote Switzerland cinematographic culture

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Film Commissions

Zurich

A gorgeous array of film backdrops and a highly-qualified local film industry make Zürich a first-rate international filming location. The Film Commission Zurich is your contact point for film projects, industry contacts and further information.Services Film Commission Zurich: -Offers contact to...

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Geneva 11

Film Location Geneva: - Provide information on Geneva - Deal with local authorities - Simplify administrative procedure - Gain access to locations and actors directories - Find location scouts, technicians or partners for coproductions

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Luzern

We offer breathtaking scenery, professional infrastructure, profound know-how, international networking, first-class cooperation with local authorities and attractive financial conditions in the very heart of Switzerland. How our office can help you: - Providing information about Lucerne - Dealing...

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Vevey

Welcome to the Montreux-Vevey area. Here you will find an incredible variety of film locations, from the deep blue waters of Lake Geneva to the year-round winter landscapes of Glacier 3000. Local expertise is also readily available for film crews: location scouts, set decorators, camera assistants,...

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Berne

The Swiss Film Commission can help you to find the right locations in Switzerland and to assist you to fill out your needs.It offers decisive advantages to filmmakers: its unique and magnificent scenery is just the beginning; they can also benefit from the country’s highly skilled and competitive workforce...

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Locarno

The Ticino Film Commission encourages and supports the creation of every type of audiovisual product in its region - for cinema, television and multimedia - proposed by international and national producers and production companies, promoting and encouraging the involvement of the producers themselves,...

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