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Zurich Film Festival launched the 9 days Industry run


Industry Reception at NZZ am Bellevue

We were delighted to have met so many of you at our Industry Reception yesterday. 
The warm-up is done and now comes the run.

Discover the 9 days still to come. From networking opportunities, Talks, ZFF Masters to film music, here is what to expect. And don't miss out the Industry screenings.

Networking Events 

300x180_Soiree.jpeg Soirée Française

Apéro riche with filmmakers and industry representatives.

Frauenbadi, Stadthaus 12
Saturday, 25.9.2021, 21:00-00:00
Industry pass holders
300x180_01_azor_presse_1.jpeg Meet the Filmmakers

Exchange with filmmakers from the festival programme.

Garden-Lounge (Festival Centre)
Sunday, 26.9.2021, 16:00-17:30
Industry pass holders
300x180_Schiff_300x200.png Meet the Filmmakers

Cruising with filmmakers from the festival programme.

Festival Ship
Tuesday, 28.9.2021, 13:00-14:00
Industry pass holders
300x180_07_300x200_SoundTrack_und_IMMSANE_MarinMikelin_017.jpeg SoundTrack Zurich – Opening Reception

With Christian Jungen, Marcel Vaid, Andreas Wegelin, Corinna Marschall and Michael P. Aust

Festival Ship
Tuesday, 28.9.2021, 21:00-23:00
Industry pass holders
300x180_08_300x200TonhalleGanz.jpeg Film Music Competition – Opening Reception

Festival Centre
Wednesday, 29.9.2021, 18:30-20:30
Industry pass holders.
Selected Talks you shouldn't miss.
"Let's cast"
presented by FOCAL Audience & Market Strategies
KOSMOS – Forum
Monday, 27.9.2021, 14:00-15:00
Open to public | English
Connect & Collaborate
Presented by MEDIA Desk Suisse
KOSMOS – Forum
Monday, 27.9.2021, 15:30-16:30
Open to public | English
SRF Writer's Day @ Zurich Film Festival
Series on SRF - From the call for submissions to broadcasting.
KOSMOS – Forum
Monday, 27.9.2021, 17:00-19:00
Upon registration
Dieter Kosslick
In an interview with ZFF Artistic Director Christian Jungen, Kosslick talks about how he came to film, what the highlights of his career were, and reveals how to create a successful film festival.
NZZ Festival Lounge left
Tuesday, 28.9.2021, 12:00-13:00
Open to public | German
These ZFF Masters are a must.
300x180_Todd_Haynes_mood-a7efbc711218.png TODD HAYNES

Todd Haynes discusses his successful career and chats about his documentary film debut THE VELVET UNDERGROUND at the ZFF.

Monday, 27.9.2021, 16:00-17:00
With ticket 
300x180PaoloSorrentinoHeadshot_mood-a7efbc711218.jpeg PAOLO SORRENTINO

Paolo Sorrentino offers an insight into his cinematic work and discusses his new, autobiographic film È STATA LA MANO DI DIO.

Wednesday, 29.9.2021, 16:00-17:00
In Italian with traduction
With ticket 
300x180_Paul_Schrader_mood-a7efbc711218.png PAUL SCHRADER

The winner of this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award uses his ZFF Masters Session to talk about his impressive body of work.

Saturday, 02.10.2021, 13:00-14:00
With ticket 

SoundTrack_Zurich (September 28 - October 1, 2021) presents over 30 events in its second edition - including talks with renowned composers, case studies on current film and series hits, matchmaking and networking sessions as well as special screenings and concerts with the Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich.

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