Social Events & Awards Ceremony

This year, Visions du Réel will be one of the first festivals to welcome once again professionals from all over the world. The VdR-Industry days will be an opportunity to extend the meetings made during the proposed activities, in the evening on the shores of Lake Geneva.

All Industry and Pro accredited guests are invited to meet, network, exchange ideas and have a drink at the daily Magic Hour. The Magic Hour is the place to meet in a relaxed atmosphere after an intensive day and before the start of the evening activities, in a nice and central venue called The Forum:

VdR-Magic Hour hosted by Freestudios
April 10th, 18:30 – 20:00

VdR-Magic Hour hosted by Danish Film Institute, Norwegian Film Institute and Swedish Film Institute
April 11th, 18:30 – 20:00

VdR-Magic Hour hosted by OIF & OuiCoprod – documentaries from the ACP (Africa, Caribbean, Pacific)
April 12th, 18:30 – 20:00

VdR-Magic Hour hosted by Ji.hlava IDFF & Emerging Producers
April 13th, 18:30 – 20:00

VdR-Magic Hour hosted by Interfilm & Signis
April 14th, 18:30 – 20:00

On April 13th, the Awards Ceremony for VdR–Industry will take place in La Colombière. The winners of the Industry’s activities will be revealed by our various juries, in a festive atmosphere. The evening will then continue with the iconic Visions du Réel karaoke.

Awards Ceremony
April 13th, 19:30-22:00
Rue de la Colombière 18, 1260 Nyon
(Open to Industry accredited guests only)

Every evening of VdR–Industry, all Industry accredited professionals are invited to take part in different special evenings offered by our partners. From the traditional Swiss raclette to fancy aperitifs on the shores of Lake Geneva, this will be the occasion to share moments together before joining the Festival’s party.

Soirée hosted by Nyon Région Tourisme
April 10th, 19:30 – 22:00

French Docs Drink hosted by Unifrance & Embassy of France in Switzerland
April 11th, 19:30 – 00:00

Soirée de l’Audiovisuel Indépendant Romand hosted by AROPA
April 11th, 19:30 – 21:30

Soirée hosted by SSR SRG / Arte
April 12th, 19:30 – 22:00

Apéritif CinéForom
April 14th, 18:00 – 20:00