Got what it takes to be a filmmaker?

Produce a 72 second film in just 72 hours and win prizes totalling CHF 10'000. Register here from early summer. We look forward to receiving your entry!

ZFF 72 enters its fourth round

Take part in ZFF 72 and impress the online community with your film!

What it's all about

  • You have 72 hours to produce a film lasting no longer than 72 seconds.
  • The theme will be given by the Zurich Film Festival.
  • Create an original film using your own unique handwriting.

How the films are rated

  • Your film has 72 hours time to accumulate as many points as possible during online voting.
  • The film that receives the most points during online voting wins the Viewers Award.
  • The Jury Award is chosen by our jury from the 72 films with the highest number of votes.

The Prizes

Viewers Award: CHF 4'000

Jury Award: CHF 5'000

Important Dates

You can register for ZFF 72 from early summer until the theme is announced at noon on September 29, 2017.

Friday, September 29, 2017, 12 noon: announcing of theme
Monday, October 2, 2017, 12 noon: film entry deadline
Monday, October 2, 2017, 12 noon: start online voting
Thursday, October 5, 2017, 12 noon: announcing of 72 finalists, jury decides on Jury Award winner
Friday, October 6, 2017: ZFF 72 Award Ceremony and Award Party