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ECAL at Locarno Film Festival,07–17.08.2024,Locarno

PROJECTION

ECAL at Locarno Film Festival,
07–17.08.2024,
Locarno

On the occasion of the 77th edition of the Locarno Film Festival, many graduates of ECAL will present movies

ECAL at the Maison Suisse Paris,24.07–08.09.2024,Maison Suisse Paris

EXHIBITIONS

ECAL at the Maison Suisse Paris,
24.07–08.09.2024,
Maison Suisse Paris

ECAL presents Vaud-o-rama at Maison Suisse Paris on the occasion of the Olympic and Paralympic Games 2024

Sara Dutch – Mife and Miso go boating (Direction)

FILM STUDIES

Sara Dutch – Mife and Miso go boating (Direction)

with Elene Naveriani

In the near future, Xzir, a woman in her thirties, finds herself faced with an unwanted pregnancy. In the ultra-digital, techno-authoritarian society in which she lives, pregnancies are automatically entered in a national register and monitored by the state, abortions are banned. Xzir is going to take the illegal path of the DarkWeb to end her pregnancy, whatever the cost.

Jonathan Daza Ospina – Silence (Direction)

FILM STUDIES

Jonathan Daza Ospina – Silence (Direction)

with Elene Naveriani

A sound engineer records the sounds of a forgotten past in the jungles of the Colombian Pacific.

Pablo Guscetti – Those who are no longer here (Direction)

FILM STUDIES

Pablo Guscetti – Those who are no longer here (Direction)

with Elene Naveriani

Two women who have nothing in common must hide in a mountain refuge to escape a zombie attack.

Theofanis Papadopoulos – Firelight (Direction)

FILM STUDIES

Theofanis Papadopoulos – Firelight (Direction)

with Elene Naveriani

Three siblings must keep two fires alive, to protect themselves from a monster that lives in the dark.

Valentina Parati – Acciaio (Direction)

FILM STUDIES

Valentina Parati – Acciaio (Direction)

with Elene Naveriani

Through a metaphor with mechanical overtones, an unbroken chain of three situations, divergent and yet so connected by a single element: pulsating, living steel. A family car with a mom and her kid, a furious truck, flying cars. An endless lullaby of engines.

Anna Joos – NIEDERURNEN, GL (Direction)

FILM STUDIES

Anna Joos – NIEDERURNEN, GL (Direction)

with Elene Naveriani

In a forgotten Swiss valley, an evil wind haunts the lives of former asbestos factory workers.

Fei Fan – Fenni in Wonderland (Direction)

FILM STUDIES

Fei Fan – Fenni in Wonderland (Direction)

with Elene Naveriani

While wandering around Paris, Fenni, a Chinese girl, drifts between dream and reality.

Loïs de Goumoëns – Open Countryside (Screenplay)

FILM STUDIES

Loïs de Goumoëns – Open Countryside (Screenplay)

with Anne Brouillet

This is the first draft of a feature film script, written over the two years of the MA programme.

Loris Ciaburri – Lux Vitae (Screenplay)

FILM STUDIES

Loris Ciaburri – Lux Vitae (Screenplay)

with Anne Brouillet

This is the first draft of a feature film script, written over the two years of the MA programme.

Documentary film workshop with Alessandro Comodin

FILM STUDIES

Documentary film workshop with Alessandro Comodin

with Alessandro Comodin

The 2024 documentary film workshop for 2nd year students was lead by french italian director Alessandro Comodin.

ECAL at NIFFF,05–12.07.2024,Neuchâtel

PROJECTION

ECAL at NIFFF,
05–12.07.2024,
Neuchâtel

ECAL graduates and students showcase their talent and creativity at the Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival 2024 (NIFFF)

AWARDS & GRANTS 2024

AWARDS & DISTINCTIONS

AWARDS & GRANTS 2024

The graduation ceremony, which took place on 28 June 2024, was also an opportunity to reward numerous diploma projects with scholarships and prizes. Congratulations to all the graduates and winners!

ECAL TALENT DAYS 2024,26.06.2024,ECAL, Renens

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ECAL TALENT DAYS 2024,
26.06.2024,
ECAL, Renens

Dedicated to young graduates and professionals alike, the “ECAL Talent Days” program aims to build bridges between training and working life by offering the opportunity to forge links.

ECAL MASTERCLASS- JESSICA HAUSNER,21.06.2024,Auditoire IKEA, ECAL

LECTURES

ECAL MASTERCLASS- JESSICA HAUSNER,
21.06.2024,
Auditoire IKEA, ECAL

ECAL's Cinema department welcomes filmmaker Jessica Hausner for a lecture moderated by Paolo Moretti, head of the Bachelor & Master Cinéma program.

ECAL AT LAUSANNE JARDINS,15.06–05.10.2024,Lausanne

EXHIBITIONS

ECAL AT LAUSANNE JARDINS,
15.06–05.10.2024,
Lausanne

To mark Lausanne Jardins 2024, ECAL's Bachelor Industrial Design is presenting two projects designed to make the most of the shores of Lake Geneva.

EXECAL Residences at La Becque - Summer 2024

AWARDS & DISTINCTIONS

EXECAL Residences at La Becque - Summer 2024

ECAL graduates Hanna Rocherau and Hugo Hectus are the winners of the EXECAL residencies at La Becque for summer 2024.

Layback at Swiss Design Awards 2024,11–16.06.2024,Bâle

EXHIBITIONS

Layback at Swiss Design Awards 2024,
11–16.06.2024,
Bâle

Bachelor Industrial Design offers with Layback a space that is both enchanting and soothing, as part of the excitement of the Swiss Design Awards 2024.

6 ECAL GRADUATES WINNERS OF THE SWISS DESIGN AWARDS 2024

AWARDS & DISTINCTIONS

6 ECAL GRADUATES WINNERS OF THE SWISS DESIGN AWARDS 2024

ECAL was once again strongly represented at the Swiss Design Awards in 2024: 6 of the 16 finalists were successful.

DESIGN DAYS 2024,06–09.06.2024,La Rasude, Lausanne

EXHIBITIONS

DESIGN DAYS 2024,
06–09.06.2024,
La Rasude, Lausanne

ECAL presents its recent collaborations with FREITAG and Horgenglarus at Design Days 2024

ECAL MASTERCLASS - Diego Marcon,04.06.2024,Auditoire Leenaards, ECAL

LECTURES

ECAL MASTERCLASS - Diego Marcon,
04.06.2024,
Auditoire Leenaards, ECAL

Diego Marcon in conversation with Stéphanie Moisdon, head of the Visual Arts Master's program, and Paolo Moretti, head of the Bachelor & Master Cinema program at ECAL.

ECAL×JEAN PAUL GAULTIER: UNDER YOUR SMELL,31.05–08.09.2024,Saatchi Gallery, Londres

EXHIBITIONS

ECAL×JEAN PAUL GAULTIER: UNDER YOUR SMELL,
31.05–08.09.2024,
Saatchi Gallery, Londres

As major exhibition of the Saatchi Gallery's 2024 summer season, Beyond Fashion showcases the work of acclaimed fashion photographers from around the world, including the installation Under Your Smell ECAL x Jean Paul Gaultier.

ECAL×JEAN PAUL GAULTIER: UNDER YOUR SMELL

PARTNERSHIP

ECAL×JEAN PAUL GAULTIER: UNDER YOUR SMELL

After Paris, Miami and Lausanne, the exhibition Under Your Smell, a brilliant collaboration between the ECAL and Jean Paul Gaultier, is now causing a sensation at the Saatchi Gallery in London and at Gallery X by Parco in Tokyo

ECAL AT MILAN DESIGN WEEK 2024

ANNOUNCEMENT

ECAL AT MILAN DESIGN WEEK 2024

ECAL presents two exhibitions that propose consumer alternatives in line with the values of our generation

3 ECAL GRADUATES AT DESIGN PARADE HYÈRES 2024

AWARDS & DISTINCTIONS

3 ECAL GRADUATES AT DESIGN PARADE HYÈRES 2024

Guest of honour and president of the jury for Design Parade Hyères 2024, Fabien Cappello is an alumnus of the ECAL, as are two finalists in the running: Gabriel Hafner and Alex Sinh Nguyen.

10 ECAL graduates featured in new Phaidon publication 'Designed for Life'

ANNOUNCEMENT

10 ECAL graduates featured in new Phaidon publication 'Designed for Life'

10 ECAL graduates featured in new Phaidon publication 'Designed for Life’, a global survey of 100 of the most creative and innovative product designers working today. With the participation of Alexis Georgacopoulos and Anniina Koivu, director and curator at ECAL.

Solo exhibition by Lorenza Longhi at Swiss Institute Contemporary Art New York

PRESS RELEASES

Solo exhibition by Lorenza Longhi at Swiss Institute Contemporary Art New York

Swiss Institute presents World of Yum Yum, the first solo exhibition in the US by artist Lorenza Longhi, featuring newly commissioned paintings and sculptures in a site-specific installation.

Happy 2024!

ANNOUNCEMENT

Happy 2024!

Artist Alessia Gunawan creates the ECAL's 2024 greetings with Noon, an original work based on artificial intelligence.

Reinas by Klaudia Reynicke selected for the Sundance 2024 Festival

AWARDS & DISTINCTIONS

Reinas by Klaudia Reynicke selected for the Sundance 2024 Festival

Congratulations to director Klaudia Reynicke, an ECAL graduate, on the selection of her new feature film "Reinas" at the prestigious Sundance Film Festival 2024.

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