Switzerland Tag Archive

Animation, Premiere

A Courtyard Brimming With Trash Escalates into Disaster in Amélie Cochet & Louis Möhrle’s Grad Animation ‘IHR’

Amélie Cochet and Louis Möhrle discuss the minimalistic yet dramatic colour palette that underpins their waste-conscious animated short.

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Art & Fashion

Perception Alters Reality in Juliette Hüsler & Filip Piskorzynski’s Multidimensional Short ‘Mirage’

Co-directed with Filip Piskorzynski, Juliette Hüsler discusses the methods behind their experimental depiction of perception's influence on reality.

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Animation

Animated Short ‘Concrete’ Is an Inspiring Tale of Self-Discovery and Finding Your Purpose in the World

Directing quartet Luca Struchen, Nicolas Roth, Pirmin Bieri and Aira Joana talk the path of self-discovery that inspired their short animation 'Concrete'.

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Animation

How Friendships “Shifted into the Digital Realm” Inspired Satellite Sci-Fi Short ‘The Lonely Orbit’

Frederic Siegel explains how the isolated feelings associated with leaving his student-life led him to create celestial sci-fi short 'The Lonely Orbit'.

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Film Festival

The Best Short Films of Locarno Film Festival 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.

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Live Action

Jonas Ulrich Imbues the Swiss Alps With an Overwhelming Sense of Paranoia in Icy Thriller ‘Thin Air’

Jonas Ulrich tells DN about the practical challenges of creating the paranoia needed for his Kubrick-influenced, Swiss Alps set thriller 'Thin Air'.

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Animation

Lorenz Wunderle Weaves a Violent Psychedelic Tale of Pain, Loss & Vengeance in ‘Coyote’

DN speaks to Swiss filmmaker Lorenz Wunderle about using animation to explore loss & the savagery of violence in his psychedelic vengeance short 'Coyote'.

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Live Action, Premiere

A Loner Resurrects His Dead Cat With the Help of a Mysterious Taxidermist in Irreverent Dark Comedy ‘Dead Animals’

David Oesch and Remo Rickenbacher discuss unconditional pet love, unorthodox taxidermy and the absurd consequences of grief in dark comedy 'Dead Animals'.

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Animation, Asides

Proxy

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'.

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Music

A Lesbian Couple Ride the Intoxicating Roller Coaster of Romance in Kevork Aslanyan’s ‘Tell Me’

Director Kevork Aslanyan & Producer Luzius Fischer share how they amalgamated their favourite Bulgarian & Swiss talent for music video Tell Me.

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Animation

In a Nutshell

Fabio Friedli exhaustively encompasses the world and all that's within it in staggeringly inventive stop-motion piece 'In a Nutshell'.

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Asides, Music

Odd Beholder: Loneliness

Multidisciplinary artist Annalena Fröhlich finds herself locked in an unwinnable battle with a foe making all the rules in 'Loneliness' for Odd Beholder.

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