The Festival in the center of the Swiss Alps!

Annually we bring our selection of entertaining, amusing and individual short films to our audience at one of the most picturesque locations in Switzerland. Meet Filmmakers from all around the world high above Lake Lucerne, watch their unique creations and in-between enjoy a drink, good food and great company while enjoying the view of the surrounding mountains.

Categories open for 2019 Edition:

SIGNATURE GEM - Short Fiction - Jury Selection & Screening
You have developed that unique and original filmmaking style that expresses your nature. Or you have made your first short that just turned out to have that peculiar feature that makes your talent standing out among the plurality of filmmakers!

TANDEM GEM - Music Video - Jury Selection & Screening
You know how to combine music with video and send the audience on an emotional roller-coaster!

GLOBETROTTER GEM - Travel Video - Jury Selection & Screening
You’re heading to that absolutely magnificent destination on the other side of the globe or a special happening just an hour drive away from your home, or maybe you just want to tell about a cultural event in your hometown?
Vibrant India, paradise Bali, impressive Alps, frozen Oymyakon, loving Paris, wild Safari, crazy Carnival, magic drive or any other fascinating place or happening from around the world - share your experience with us!

Our Categories SIGNATURE GEM, TANDEM GEM and GLOBETROTTER GEM will get the official selection award as well as an audience award.

Short fiction – “Signature Gem”

Awards: Official Selection, Audience Award
Entry Fees: 10-20 USD - 5 USD vouchers available for subsequent submissions
Year of Completion: Any

Eligibility
• Short fiction film

Video Requirements
Video Length: Up to 15 minutes
Video Quality: HD or better
Video Aspect Ratio: Free
Video Format: Quicktime mov or mpg4 container
Video Languages accepted: Any
Video Captions/Subtitles: English required for any language other than English

In addition, you’re obligated to follow our general submission rules.

MUSIC VIDEO – “Tandem Gem”

Awards: Official Selection, Audience Award
Entry Fees: 10-20 USD - 5 USD vouchers available for subsequent submissions
Year of Completion: Any

Eligibility
• Music Videos

Video Requirements
Video Length: Up to 7 minutes
Video Quality: HD or better
Video Aspect Ratio: Free
Video Format: Quicktime mov or mpg4 container
Video Languages accepted: Any
Video Captions/Subtitles: Not required

In addition, you’re obligated to follow our general submission rules.

Travel Video – “GLOBETROTTER GEM”

Awards Official Selection, Audience Award
Entry Fees: 10-20 USD - 5 USD vouchers available for subsequent submis-sions
Year of Completion: Any

Eligibility
• Short travel film

Video Requirements
Video Length: Up to 15 minutes
Video Quality: HD or better
Video Aspect Ratio: Free
Video Format: Quicktime mov or mpg4 container
Video Languages accepted: Any
Video Captions/Subtitles: English required for any language other than English

In addition, you’re obligated to follow our general submission rules.