LAST Call For Entries: 11th Zurich Film Festival

By Yash Thakur. Posted on June 18, 2015

Dubbed as 'One Of The Coolest Film Festivals In The World', the 11th edition of the Zurich Film Festival has called for a FINAL CALL entries. ZFF is famous for focusing on the presentation and promotion of new directorial talent from around the world. Only first, second or third directing works are eligible to enter the three competition categories. Zurich Film Festival will take place from September 24 - October 4, 2015.


The last date to submit your film is June 30, 2015.


The competition comprises of the following three categories:
•    International Feature Film Competition
•    International Documentary Film Competition
•    Focus Switzerland, Germany, Austria (Feature Films and Documentary Films)

Eligibility & Entry Form

Submissions to the competition must fulfill the following criteria:
•    Director’s 1st, 2nd or 3rd feature-length film (> 60 min)
•    Production is not older than one year (completed within the last 12 months
•    Minimum status requirement: Premiere in the German-language realm (Germany, Austria, Switzerland) at ZFF

To submit your film, click here.

Entry Fees

The entry fee as of this moment (April 1 until June 30) is 75 Euros.

Prizes & Awards

  • The Golden Eye endowed with a CHF 25'000 cash prize will be awarded in each of the two categories International Feature Film Competition and International Documentary Film Competition by two separate juries.


  • The Golden Eye endowed with a CHF 20,000 cash prize will be awarded in the competition category Focus by a separate jury.

Contact Details

For questions regarding submissions, please contact Stefanie Rusterholz ( You can check out the official site OR follow their Facebook page for all the latest news.


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