Publications, articles and interviews
By Ivo Kummer, Head of the Federal Office of Culture, Film Section – January 2019. The beginning of this year represents the end of an era at FOCAL: Thomas Geiser recently left in his role as Foundation president, after heading the Council and the Committee for almost seventeen years. Moreover, Pierre Agthe — director of the Foundation's activities since its creation almost thirty years ago — left in March.
What are the specific tools that can be implemented in order to move forward towards gender equality in the Swiss film industry?
The FOCAL foundation was established 25 years ago and has since developed into a creative hub for the film and audiovisual sector. As the audiovisual sector is facing deep change and rapid evolution, FOCAL is seeking to continue its development into a leading centre of innovation in the field, and support top quality audiovisual production through high level internal and international CPD.
A unique platform for the Swiss film production. By Giles Foreman