Film Categories


Films will be screened in the following categories:

I. Feature-length Documentary & Fiction Film (50 minutes or more)

II. Short Film (documentary, fiction, animation and musical videos) (up to 50 minutes)

III. Scientists-as-Filmmakers (up to 30 minutes)


Clarifications about the categories

  • Science: includes all scientific disciplines
  • Categories I & II: national and international films
  • Category III: Swiss short films made by young scientists, research institutes or universities
  • All films finished after 01 January 2018 are eligible for entry.

  • Films can be of any discipline, length, and format as long as they fit into one of the listed categories. A category has to be indicated for each submitted entry.

  • Films in all languages are accepted.

  • English and German subtitles, if they are not the languages of the film, are highly recommended.


Film Submission

  • Film submission start on the 1st of March 2019

  • Submissions are free of charge.

  • Please submit your films online

  • Instructions for film submission are here 

Film Selection


  • All entries will be viewed by our programming team.

  • The selection process will be completed by August 2019.

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