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Cinema of Switzerland


Cinema of Switzerland

Cinema of Switzerland
Piazza Grande in Locarno during the Locarno Film Festival
Number of screens 547 (2011)[1]
 • Per capita 7.7 per 100,000 (2011)[1]
Main distributors United International Pictures (Schweiz) Gmbh 19.0%
Walt Disney Studio (Schweiz) Ag 18.1%
Warner Bros. Pictures 15.8%[2]
Produced feature films (2011)[3]
Fictional 31 (36.9%)
Animated 1 (1.2%)
Documentary 52 (61.9%)
Number of admissions (2011)[4]
Total 14,896,020
 • Per capita 2 (2012)[5]
National films 637,554 (4.3%)
Gross box office (2011)[4]
Total CHF 231 million
National films CHF 9.06 million (3.9%)

Cinema of Switzerland refers to the film industry based in Switzerland.

As of 2014, The Swissmakers (1978) (Die Schweizermacher) is the highest grossing Swiss movie of all time [6]


  • Notable personalities 1
    • Directors 1.1
    • Producers 1.2
    • Actors 1.3
  • Notes and references 2
  • Bibliography 3
  • See also 4
  • External links 5

Notable personalities




Notes and references

  1. ^ a b "Table 8: Cinema Infrastructure - Capacity". UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Retrieved 5 November 2013. 
  2. ^ "Table 6: Share of Top 3 distributors (Excel)". UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Retrieved 5 November 2013. 
  3. ^ "Table 1: Feature Film Production - Genre/Method of Shooting". UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Retrieved 5 November 2013. 
  4. ^ a b "Table 11: Exhibition - Admissions & Gross Box Office (GBO)". UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Retrieved 5 November 2013. 
  5. ^ "Country Profiles". Europa Cinemas. Retrieved 9 November 2013. 
  6. ^ Statistik Schweiz - Die erfolgreichsten Schweizer Filme. (2014-04-30). Retrieved on 2014-05-12.


See also

External links

  • Swiss Films
  • Swiss DVD
  • Swiss Films in the theatres, television, DVD and VOD
  • Swiss Film Directory
  • All Swiss Films since 1896

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