SWISSGAMES is initiated by Pro Helvetia, the Swiss Arts Council.

Call for Participation: Innovation support Cinéforom & SRG SSR

Cineforom 2021


Further information

All the details about the Call on Cinéforom’s website here

Applications for the call for new audiovisual work for authors of the French-speaking part of Switzerland (Romandie) are open!

Cinéforom, in partnership with SRG SSR, opens up a third Call for Projects. The
foundation is looking for digital experiences (Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality,
interactive films, etc.). The Innovation Support is open to any audiovisual work whose flow can be modified by the spectator, through her/his control of the point of view or another form of interactivity.

The competition offers:
• 4 grants amounting to  CHF 25 000.- each for writing and research
• 2 grants amounting to CHF 175 000.- each for production (100 000.- from Cinéforom and 75 000.- from SRG SSR)
• 1 Invitation to the next Atelier Grand Nord XR (Focal Prize)

The application deadline is set to Tuesday 21 September 2021.

The selected projects will be announced early November during the Geneva
International Film Festival (GIFF).

The entries will be examined on:
• The artistic proposition and the originality of its creative device
• The innovative use of digital tools
• The financial feasibility
• The production calendar – projects planning to be finished within two years will be

Upcoming maintenance work

The application portal myprohelvetia will be updated from 1.1.-7.1.2024. Due to these changes, open applications must be finalized and submitted via the current online portal ( by the latest 23:59 on 31 December 2023. Until this date, the deadlines and criteria outlined in the current guidelines and calls for applications apply. New applications can be created and submitted in the application portal as of 8 January 2024.