Switzerland's biggest film contest

Take part in ZFF 72 and impress the online community with your film! Produce a film lasting no longer than 72 seconds in only 72 hours and grab your chance to win prizes totalling over CHF 10 000.

The Prizes

Jury Award: CHF 5 000
Viewers Award: CHF 4 000
Mobile Filming Award: non cash prizes by Samsung

What it's all about

You have 72 hours to produce a film lasting no longer than 72 seconds.
The theme will be determined by the Zurich Film Festival.
Create an original film using your own unique handwriting.

More information about the contest (click here)

Important Dates

Friday, September 27, 2019, 12 noon: announcing of theme
Monday, September 30, 2019, 12 noon: film entry deadline
Monday, September 30, 2019, 12 noon: start online voting
Thursday, October 3, 2019, 12 noon: announcing of 72 finalists, jury decides on Jury Award winner
Friday, October 4, 2019: ZFF 72 Award Ceremony

#throwbackthursday video:

"Isra's Tränen" by Tim Vogt, Switzerland, 2016 (Theme: Water)


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