Switzerland: A Leader in Innovation
Switzerland’s influence in the fields of innovation and technology is gaining prominence and will be showcased at this year’s Marché du Film. Attendees will have a unique opportunity to engage with the latest cutting-edge tools and connect with Swiss visionaries, startups, influential decision-makers, and film funding entities.
Recognized as the global leader in innovation for 2023 by a UN study conducted by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Switzerland impressively continues to hold top ranking in the Global Innovation Index (GII) for a 13th consecutive year. This recognition highlights Switzerland’s commitment to fostering creativity and driving technological advancements.
Attractive Co-Producing Partner
Switzerland is emerging as a significant co-production country, 43% of their feature-length films are international coproductions! Furthermore, Switzerland actively participates in approximately 80 productions annually. From high-profile European films to major and minor co-productions, the Swiss film industry has experienced remarkable growth and gained recognition at major international film festivals.
With established treaties in 44 countries across Europe, North America, and Central America, Switzerland’s commitment to co-production extends globally. Producers collaborating with Swiss counterparts can benefit from substantial rebates of up to 40% of their investment costs. Additionally, the Swiss film landscape offers approximately €100 million in annual production funds at the national level, creating a dynamic environment for creative collaboration and cinematic innovation.
Switzerland is proud to present its audiovisual creations in the field of film and innovation as our 2024 Country of Honour. Discover the limitless possibilities of partnering with Switzerland — where innovation meets artistic excellence. Join us at this year’s Marché du Film and come explore the vibrant Swiss film industry!