St. Moritz Art Film Festival


Open Call

The 2nd edition of St. Moritz Art Film Festival will be held in St. Moritz, Switzerland from 31 August to 3 September 2023. The application is open to all arthouse movies or videos of different genres, lengths and targets with the aim of innovating and demonstrating creative originality in the relationship to the annual theme "Becoming-Landscape"

Each film will be preceded and accompanied by public encounters and conversations with directors, actors and personalities from the world of art and culture.

The films are divided in two categories: 


Films In Competition

An International competition comprising feature-length movies and video art films presented as world premiere.
Only films presented as world premieres that meet the following criteria are eligible for Competition:

An International Jury composed of five personalities from the world of cinema and culture from various countries will award the following prizes:

Films Out of Competition

Some of the most important works of the year will be presented in the non-competing section. 

The films and video works that are selected upon invitation by the Artistic Director, may include the works of established authors who have participated in other Festivals or screened in Museums, or films produced before September 2021 in which the theme ′Becoming Landscape" is accompanied by forms of extraordinary expressive and narrative originality.


Regulation and Submission

The submission of films to the 2nd edition of St. Moritz Art Film Festival is open from 1 January to 31 May 2023. All the movies and video works must be sent with English subtitles.