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Tourists and expats nominate Zurich along with Vienna as the uncontested number one city worldwide since years. And with good reason as Zurich does not only convince on economic grounds, but also functions as a creative and cultural platform. It is about time that filmmakers get to know the advantages of Zurich as a film location.

News
  • The winners of the Swiss Film Award 2021!

    On Friday 26th of March 2021, the Quartz Trophy was once again awarded to outstanding filmmakers. The Swiss Oscar entry MY LITTLE SISTER produced by Vega Film won 5 prizes and Langfilm's co-production THE NEW GOSPEL won Best Documentary.

    BEST LONG FICTION FILM
    MY LITTLE SISTER by Stéphanie Chuat, Véronique Reymond (Vega Film AG, Ruth Waldburger)

    BEST DOCUMENTARY
    THE NEW GOSPEL by Milo Rau (Langfilm, Olivier Zobrist)

    BEST SHORT FILM
    DEINE STRASSE by Güzin Kar (Güzin Kar)

    BEST ACTRESS
    NEEDLE PARK BABY for Sarah Spale

    BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR/ACTRESS
    MY LITTLE SISTER for Marthe Keller

    BEST SCRIPT
    MY LITTLE SISTER for Stéphanie Chuat, Véronique Reymond

    BEST CAMERA
    MY LITTEL SISTER for Filip Zumbrunn

    BEST EDITING
    MY LITTLE SISTER for Myriam Rachmuth

    BEST MUSIC
    BURNING MEMORIES for Alice Schmid

    BEST SOUND
    NEMESIS for Peter Bräker

    BEST ANIMATION
    DARWINS NOTEBOOK by Georges Schwizgebel (Studio GDS, Georges Schwizgebel)

    BEST STUDENT FILM
    AMAZONEN EINER GROSSSTADT by Thaïs Odermatt (Filmuniversität Babelsberg Konrad Wolf)

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CURRENT PRODUCTIONS
Akademie der Detektive

After the fan favourite "The Awakening of Motti Wolkenbruch" director Michael Steiner and the producers from Zurich based production company Turnus Film AG are teaming up again! This time for a brandnew criminal tv show for Swiss TV SRG/SRF. Filming will take place mainly in Basel, but also in Zurich.

In "Akademie der Detektive" Leo Brand, the ambitious ex-commissioner of the Basel police, founds a detective school out of financial necessity with a unique training concept: he gives his students real cases to solve. The unconventional amateurs approach the tasks in an unorthodox way, they fight each other and are regularly surprised by their teacher's creative solutions.


Production: Turnus Film AG, SRF
Director: Michael Steiner
Filming: November 2021 - February 2022 in Basel and Zurich


WILDER - Season 4

While the third season of the popular SRF series WILDER is currently being broadcasted on Swiss television SRF, Rosa Wilder is already investigating for her next case! Filming of the 4th season began on January 11th 2021 where it all began in its first season - in the canton of Glarus and at Urnerboden. The team is successfully braving that pesky pandemic. We are excited and feverish!

In the fourth season, Rosa Wilder returns to her home in Oberwies. There she supports her sick father on the farm, police work should play a subordinate role for a change. Of course she wouldn't let alone... When the village policeman dies under mysterious circumstances, Rosa has to solve the crime - together with her colleague Manfred Kägi, although she doesn't actually want to. During the investigation, the duo is confronted with corruption and family tragedies.

Production:
C-Films AG, Panimage and SRF
Director: Claudio Fäh
DOP: Tobias Dengler
Cast: Sarah Spale, Marcus Signer, Andreas Matti, Laszlo Kish, Jonathan Loosli and the lead roles for this season: Annina Euling, Sabine Timoteo, Dimitri Stapfer, Nicolas Rosat, Sebastian Rudolph
Shooting: 11th of January until end of April 2021 at Urnerboden and canton of Glarus


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Les Nouvelles Èves
Tschugger
Stürm - bis wir tot sind oder frei
Und Morgen Seid Ihr Tot
Youth Topia
Neumatt
Love will come later
Monte Veritá
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Diversity at a glance

Convince yourselves of the diversity of our locations: picturesque old towns, urban big city feeling, bourgeois lives, shabby chic, romantic corners or even truly run-down suburbia; our city and canton offers the complete repertoire. Follow us on instagram!

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