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 75th 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

To request an interview please contact us at


Press material

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


A selection of generic photographs, direction, historical photos and logos of the Locarno FIlm Festival are available here.


Press Office
Phone: +41 91 756 21 21

Head of Press Office
Fiorenza Conforti 

Press Office Coordinator
Alvin Valsangiacomo 
Phone: +41 91 756 21 38

Press Agents

Press Agent for German-speaking Switzerland
Claudia Wintsch, elliott AG

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 Agents France
Celia Mahistre
Cilia Gonzalez

Press Agent for the President for German-speaking Switzerland
Sonja Zöchling

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