Elite on Tour

The film Elite by Piet Baumgartner (music by Pierre Funck) has been screened or will be screened at the following festivals:

From Earth and Ink on Tour

The film From Earth and Ink by Jonathan Laskar (music by Pierre Funck) will be screened at the following festivals:

Half of the World to Be Premiered in Locarno

The film Half of the World by Jérôme Furrer (music by Pierre Funck) has been nominated for the competition “Pardi di domani” on the 67th Locarno Film Festival.

Screening dates:
Monday 11 August 2014, 2:00 pm, La Sala
Tuesday 12 August 2014, 11:30 am, L’Altra Sala
Wednesday, 13 August 2014, 9:00 pm, L’Altra Sala

ZHdK 2014 Graduation Film Screening

This year’s bachelor and master graduation films of the Zurich University of the Arts, including the film Half of the World by Jérôme Furrer with music by Pierre Funck, will be screened on 16–19 and 23–26 June 2014 in the ZHdK Vortragssaal, Ausstellungsstraße 60. Details here.

From Earth and Ink Wins Basel Film Award

The animation film From Earth and Ink by Jonathan Laskar (music by Pierre Funck) has won the Basel film award in the category art films, endowed with CHF 3000.

Love, Loss, and Other Lessons Learned

On 28 April 2014 the University of St. Gallen published their new promotional film, produced by instantview and Zense, and with music by Pierre Funck. After a couple of days the film got over 10,000 YouTube clicks. Here are two reviews, one by St. Galler Tagblatt and one by NZZ Campus.

Production details can be found on the Facebook page of the film, including photos of the studio session with Antonello Messina (accordion) and David Schnee (viola). The recording was made by Jacques Kieffer at Tonmanufaktur.

49th Solothurn Film Festival

Four films with music by Pierre Funck will be screened at the Solothurn Film Festival (23–30 January 2014):

  • Alfonso by Jan-Eric Mack – screening times: Thursday 23 January, 8:30 pm, cinema Palace, and Monday 27 January, 12:45 pm, cinema Canva
  • Elite by Piet Baumgartner – screening times: Friday 24 January, 5:45 pm, cinema Canva, and Thursday 30 January, 12:00 noon, cinema Landhaus
  • From Earth and Ink by Jonathan Laskar – screening times: Saturday 25 January, 8:30 pm, cinema Capitol, and Wednesday 29 January, 5:45 pm, cinema Canva
  • Vielen Dank für nichts by Oliver Paulus and Stefan Hillebrand (additional music by Pierre Funck; main composers: Rod González and Marcel Vaid) – screening times: Saturday 25 January, 9:00 pm, cinema Reithalle, and Monday 27 January, 5:45 pm, cinema Reithalle

Details here, tickets here

Hazel Wins Two Awards in Saint-Étienne

At the Festival Face à Face in Saint-Étienne, the film Hazel by Tamer Ruggli (original music by Pierre Funck) has won the audience award for short films and the “Prix spécial du Jury” for short films. Details here.