Zurich Film Festival
September 27-October 7, 2018 / Zurich, Switzerland / zff.com/en/home
“The city of Zurich is ultra-cool in itself, and the team that runs the Zurich Film Festival is as cool as the other side of the pillow,” says a panelist. “It’s shot up fast as one of fall’s marquee festivals.” Tech and business collide and confound at each year’s annual Zurich Summit, which features keynote speeches and panels on the industry innovations of tomorrow, and makes a racket with its traditional charity tennis tournament. Also refreshingly unique: ZFF’s International Film Music Competition has thus far enjoyed a seven-year run, and in 2018 its celebrity jury was presided over by former Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer and frequent composer for Nicolas Winding Refn, Cliff Martinez. MM
This article appears in MovieMaker’s Summer 2018 issue.