Pardi di domani
A crucible of future talent, the Pardi di domani section screens shorts and medium-length films by young independent auteurs or film school students who have not yet tried their hand at feature films. The section has two separate competitions: one limited to recent Swiss productions, the other international, featuring films from all over the world.
Pardino d’oro for the Best International Short Film – Premio SRG SSR
10,000 CHF – awarded to the best short film in the International Competition Pardi di domani.
Pardino d’oro for the Best Swiss Short Film – Premio Swiss Life
10,000 CHF – awarded to the best short film in the National Competition Pardi di domani.
Pardino d’argento SRG SSR for the International Competition
5,000 CHF – for a film in the International Competition Pardi di domani.
Pardino d’argento Swiss Life for the National Competition
5,000 CHF – for a film in the National Competition Pardi di domani.
Locarno short film nominee for the European Film Awards – Pianifica Prize
Goes to a short film made by a European director, presented in one of the two competitions. The award includes an automatic nomination in the short film category of the European Film Awards and is worth 2,000 CHF, kindly offered by the Studio Pianifica.
Award for the Best Swiss Newcomer
This prize provides equipment and services, offered by Cinegrell, Visuals SA, Freestudios SA and Taurus Studio.
Medien Patent Verwaltung AG Prize
Sponsored by Medien Patent Verwaltung AG. The winning film will be subtitled in three central European languages.