Congratulations to all the winners!

The theme of the 2018 Festival Edition was: «GUILTY»

The winners are: 

VIEWERS AWARD WINNER: "Umbral" by Alain Tomas Noguez Alfaro

JURY AWARD WINNER: "The Other Side of the Tracks" by Danay Gijzen

MOBILE FILMING AWARD: "Ready Gamer One" by Valérie Catricalà



Impressions of the ZFF 72 Award Night and After Party at Folium Sihlcity


About ZFF 72

What it's all about
ZFF 72 entrants have 72 hours to produce a film clip lasting no longer than 72 seconds. The Zurich Film Festival gives the theme.

What can be won

  • The clip has 72 hours to collect as many points as possible in online voting.
  • The winner of the Viewers Award is the film that receives the highest number of points at the end of the online voting period at The Viewers Award is endowed with a CHF 4’000 cash prize.
  • The jury will choose the Jury Top 10 as well as the winner of the Jury Award from all submitted films, regardless of the number of points they received from online votes. The Jury Award is endowed with a CHF 5’000 cash prize.
  • A specialist jury selects the winner of the Mobile Filming Award from all films submitted in this category. The winner of the Mobile Filming Award will receive various non-cash prizes sponsored by Samsung.




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