And the winner is...

Congratulations to our 2016 winners: Marco von Moos for winning the Jury Award and Tim Vogt for winning the Viewers Award!

All winner films of the theme "Water"

View both the winner films 2016 here: Hyperhydrose by Marco von Moos (Jury Award) and Isra's Tränen by Tim Vogt (Viewers Award).

About ZFF 72

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 clips 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 jury is looking for inventive films that best adhere to the given theme, in terms of content and cinematography.

What can be won

  • Viewers Award: CHF 4'000
  • Jury Award: CHF 5'000
  • Winner and Jury 9 Top Candidates: The shnit International Shortfilm Festival in Bern will show a selection of the Jury Top Ten films at their festival.


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