Social Events & Awards Ceremony

Known for its pleasant and easy atmosphere, 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 Factory:

VdR-Magic Hour hosted by Flanders Image, Wallonie Bruxelles Images, SEE NL, Film Fund Luxembourg
April 24th, 18:30 – 20:00

VdR-Magic Hour hosted by Ji.hlava IDFF & Emerging Producers
April 25th, 18:30 – 20:00

On April 26th, 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 26th, 18:30-20:30
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 fondue to fancy aperitifs on the shores of Lake Geneva, this will be the occasion to share moments together before joining the Festival’s party.

Apéritif hosted by CinéForom
La Colombière
April 23rd, 18:30 – 20:00

Soirée hosted by Nyon Région Tourisme & Le Mondial de la Fondue
Caveau du Château
April 23rd, 20:00 – 23:00

French Docs Drink hosted by Unifrance & Embassy of France in Switzerland 
April 24th, 20:00 – 00:00
(by invitation only)

Soirée hosted by SSR SRG / Arte
April 25th, 20:00 – 00:00
(by invitation only)

Soirée hosted by La Ville de Nyon
Château de Nyon
April 27th, 20:00 – 23:00