Pardi di Domani

A territory for expressive experimentation and innovative formal poetry, the Pardi di Domani section showcases short and medium length films as world or international premieres. The section consists of three competitions: Concorso Internazionale, with works by emerging filmmakers from all over the world; Concorso Nazionale, for Swiss productions; and Concorso Corti d’Autore, with short works by established directors. 

The jury will award the following prizes: 

Pardino d’Oro Swiss Life for the Best Auteur Short Film

Worth CHF 15,000

Pardino d’Oro SRG SSR for the Best International Short Film

Worth CHF 10,000

Pardino d’Oro Swiss Life for the Best Swiss Short Film

Worth CHF 10,000

Pardino d’Argento SRG SSR for the International Competition

Worth CHF 5,000

Pardino d’Argento Swiss Life for the National Competition

Worth CHF 5,000 

Pardi di Domani Best Direction Award – BONALUMI Engineering

Worth CHF 2,000 to the director 

Best Swiss Newcomer Award

This prize provides equipment and services offered by Cinegrell (CHF 15,000), Downtown Studio (CHF 10,000) and Taurus Studio (CHF 2,000). The prize can be assigned to a film in the National Competition.  

Medien Patent Verwaltung AG Award

The winning film will be subtitled in three central European languages by Medien Patent Verwaltung AG. The subtitles can be added in film, video or DVD format.