Alfonso Awarded at Shortynale

The Grand Prix „Best Film“ of the short film festival Shortynale in Klosterneuburg (Austria) has been awarded to Alfonso by Jan-Eric Mack (music by Pierre Funck) 

Flirt to Be Premiered in Annecy

The short film Flirt by Rahel Gerber (music by Pierre Funck) shows how a man who, while hanging up his laundry, sees how easily his shirt brushes against an anonymous dress. He’s closer than ever to his bliss. The film is in competition at the Festival d’Annecy, which is regarded as the biggest and most siginificant animation film festival in the world.

Projection dates:
Monday 15 June 2015, 4:00 pm, Pathé 3
Tuesday 16 June 2015, 11:00 pm, Bonlieu Grande Salle
Thursday 18 June 2015, 8:30 pm, Salle Pierre Lamy
Details and tickets here.

Elite Wins Award in Landshut

The film Elite by Piet Baumgartner (music by Pierre Funck) has been awarded the prize “best short fiction film”  by the jury of the 16th Landshut short film festival.

“Pink Apple” 2015 Festival Trailer

For the 18th edition of “Pink Apple”, director Piet Baumgartner made a cheeky trailer about the festival’s coming of age.

Camera and color correction: Stefan Dux
Production design: Annina Geeser, Andrea Schmidli
Music: Pierre Funck
Saxophone: Jonas Labhart
Mixing: Jacques Kieffer

50th Solothurn Film Festival

Two films with music by Pierre Funck will be screened at the Solothurn Film Festival (22–29 January 2015):

Details here, tickets here

Alfonso Awarded at Cadrage 2014

The film Alfonso by Jan-Eric Mack (music by Pierre Funck) is on the first place in the category short film for the award “Succès Zürich” by Zürcher Filmstiftung. The prize was awarded during the ceremony “Cadrage 2014” in Zurich on 25 November 2014 – details here.

The film will be broadcast on Sunday 7 December at 0:20 a.m. on Swiss television SRF2.

Love, Loss, and Other Lessons Learned Awarded in Cannes

Love, Loss and Other Lessons Learned, a promotional film for the University of St. Gallen (produced by instantview and Zense, with music by Pierre Funck) has been awarded a “Golden Dolphin” in the category “corporate image filmes” at the 5th Cannes Corporate Media & TV Awards. The award was presented in Cannes on 2 October.  The Cannes Corporate Media & TV Awards is one of the most important corporate film festivals in Europe.

A making-of film can be found here.

Freefalling to Be Premiered at Zurich Film Festival

The 83-minute documentary Freefalling – A Love Story by Mirjam von Arx (music by Adrian Frutiger and Pierre Funck) will be screened twice at Zurich Film Festival:

  • Friday 26 September, 6:00 p.m., Arthouse Le Paris (world premiere)
  • Wednesday 1 October, 4:30 p.m., Corso 2

Details and tickets