“The ICO is really an organisation that believes that cinema can change people’s lives”.
“We invest a lot in short-film makers: if you want to grow an industry, that’s where it starts”.
“In Switzerland people know about the short film culture, and they love, adore and respect it; in other places we have to build it up”.
“The idea is that you can kind of take a journey with film through Europe”.
“Our mission as a film festival is that we want people to understand that short films matter!”
The most significant cinematographic event in Switzerland.
The aim of the event is to draw attention to high quality cinema, without any kind of restriction, with special care for innovation, research, originality and independence.
The difficult – and extremely rewarding – task of choosing a film
How to protect and represent cinematic talent.
Shaping the character of a festival, screening after screening.