International Feature Film Competition
Contemporary non-fiction filmmaking through a selection of 13 original and singular feature films, presenting films in world, international or European premieres.
Burning Lights Competition
An international competition dedicated to new vocabularies and expressions, to research and to narrative and formal experimentation. A selection of medium length and feature films, presented in world, international or European premiere.
A competition dedicated to feature and medium length films (co)produced by Switzerland and presented in world, international or European premiere.
Prize in the National Competition offered by SRG SSR
Special Jury Award offered by SSA/Suissimage
International Medium Length & Short Film Competition
Contemporary non-fiction filmmaking through a selection of original and singular medium length and short films, presented in world, international or European premiere.
Prize – Medium Length offered by Clinique de Genolier Film
Prize – Short Film offered by Fondation Goblet
Special Jury Award – Short Film offered by Mémoire Vive
Youth Jury Award – Medium Length Film offered by École Moser
International Critics Award – FIPRESCI Award
To promote cinema as an art form and encourage new and young cinema, the International Federation of Film Critics awards the International Critics’ Prize – FIPRESCI Prize to a first feature film presented in the International Feature Film Competition or the Burning Lights Competition.
Feature film of the International Competition that sheds light on issues dealing with meaning and sense of life.
ZONTA Creative Support Award
Prize for a female filmmaker whose work reveals mastery and talent and calls for support for future creations.