11th August, 2020
This collection of Locarno's best short films reveals the Swiss festival's humanist impulse, curating a variety of stories about comings and goings.
25th May, 2020
Jonas Ulrich tells DN about the practical challenges of creating the paranoia needed for his Kubrick-influenced, Swiss Alps set thriller 'Thin Air'.
6th May, 2020
DN speaks to Swiss filmmaker Lorenz Wunderle about using animation to explore loss & the savagery of violence in his psychedelic vengeance short 'Coyote'.
Live Action, Premiere
14th April, 2020
David Oesch and Remo Rickenbacher discuss unconditional pet love, unorthodox taxidermy and the absurd consequences of grief in dark comedy 'Dead Animals'.
5th September, 2019
An artificial child created to ease the pain of his grieving mother comes to understand the limits of his existence in tragic HSLU grad short 'Proxy'.
14th August, 2019
Director Kevork Aslanyan & Producer Luzius Fischer share how they amalgamated their favourite Bulgarian & Swiss talent for music video Tell Me.
7th January, 2019
Fabio Friedli exhaustively encompasses the world and all that's within it in staggeringly inventive stop-motion piece 'In a Nutshell'.
16th August, 2018
Multidisciplinary artist Annalena Fröhlich finds herself locked in an unwinnable battle with a foe making all the rules in 'Loneliness' for Odd Beholder.
24th May, 2018
Michaela Müller’s sublime animation 'Miramare' reveals the dichotomy of life on the Mediterranean borders of Europe for tourists and illegal immigrants.
20th April, 2018
On a train trip through spatial and temporal dimensions the traveller suddenly comes across himself. #cat
Animation, Asides, Music
28th February, 2018
Residents of Cat City tremble in fear as an unknown force comes to invade their minds in Tricktrabanten’s music video for Too Mad track 'Mind Invaders'.
12th January, 2018
Oliver Schwarz provides a unique and insightful exploration of loneliness and how one man fills the void of love with his life-sized silicon doll.
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