Press office

The Locarno Film Festival Press Office is the go-to source for all communication professionals throughout the year

If you’re a journalist, here is all the information concerning accreditation for the 74th edition of the Locarno Film Festival, interview requests and access to press materials.

Locarno Film Festival Press Office

The Locarno Film Festival Press Office, housed in Locarno’s PalaCinema, is the go-to source for all communication professionals throughout the year.

During the event, the Press Office is located at Palazzo Sopracenerina. 


Interview requests – Online Form

To request an interview please contact us or fill in this online form and return it to once completed.

For face-to-face interviews, the social distancing regulations and basic hygiene rules for this period should be observed.

Press material

A selection of photos of the Locarno Film Festival’s Artistic Direcor is available here
For these pictures please use ©Locarno Film Festival / Ti-press. New photographs will be uploaded during the year and after the Program announcement on July 1, 2021. 

In general, images and photos of the Locarno Film Festival are freely available to journalists, who can use them for editorial purposes for their publications. The commercial use of the photographic material (for advertising and other commercial uses) by third parties is strictly prohibited. 

All images are legally protected. Any use that is unlawful, discriminatory or that harms the image of Locarno Film Festival is strictly prohibited. Publication is authorized only with the indication of the source: ©Locarno Film Festival, if not stated otherwise

For any question concerning photo materials and their use please write to


Press Office
Phone: +41 91 756 21 21

Head of Press Office
Fiorenza Conforti 
Phone: +41 91 756 21 37

Press Agents

Press Agent for German-speaking Switzerland
Sonja Zöchling

Press Agent for French-speaking Switzerland
Eric Bouzigon

Press agent International
Stephen Lan
Press agents Italy
Patrizia Wachter 
Lorena Borghi 
Press agent Germany and Austria
Frauke Greiner 
Press agent Open Doors
Ursula Pfander