28th GIFF : GIFF juries put the audience in the spotlight!

the Geneva International Film Festival – GIFF reiterates its unique Jury formula!

In 2021, the Festival shook up conventions with a new inclusive and innovative Jury system. Building on this inspiring experience, GIFF is renewing its commitment to breaking down barriers between the different sectors of the audiovisual industry.

The Festival’s audience is once again called upon to take part in the juries of two of its flagship competitions. This invitation honours festival-goers and the next generation of Swiss filmmakers, offering them the opportunity of gaining real experience as jurors alongside professionals and the biggest names in the audiovisual creative sector.


Step in the shoes of a juror!

GIFF 2022

Are you interested in assuming the role of Jury member in a Series competition?

A contest will offer to five of you the opportunity to experience being part of the “Series Jury” (VIP welcome, screenings on cinema screens, deliberation and award ceremony). The jury will be called upon to award the prestigious Reflet d’Or for the best series of 2022 (10,000 CHF, offered by the City of Geneva).

Five participants from civil society, selected from the applications submitted, are invited to make up the Series Jury. On this occasion, the five members of the Jury attend the screenings of the pilots (episodes 1 and 2) of each of the ten series selected for the international competition, before deliberating and determining together the winning creator who will win the Reflet d’Or for the best series 2022.


Calling all GIFF faithful, movie buffs, series aficionados and die-hard TV fans.

Answer the twenty questions of our Quizz as best you can to have a chance to making the final selection stage which will call upon both your creativity and sensibility. Five of the finalists will ultimately be picked to compose the Jury.

Participation Criteria:

• Be available from November 4 to 13, 2022 to attend the ten screenings and the deliberation with the members of the jury;
• Understand and speak French;
• Be a fan of series, an avid televisor…

NB: the Festival will pay for your stay in Geneva, in a partner hotel.


A renowned personality alongside the next generation of Swiss cinema

GIFF 2022

Attention students and graduates in film and audiovisual arts!

For the second year in a row, the Jury of the International Feature Film Competition will be composed of a renowned guest alongside four students and/or graduates (Alumni) in film and audiovisual arts from Swiss Universities and Colleges of Applied Sciences.

At the end of several days of joint screenings in the privileged setting of the festival, the five members of the Jury will deliberate together to award the Reflet d’Or for the best feature film of 2022 (10,000 CHF, offered by the City of Geneva).

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An invitation to open up the audiovisual sectors

GIFF 2022

The Jury of the International Competition of Immersive Works (XR) will gather five active personalities in the digital field, but also from the film industry and the arts world to award the creator of the Reflet d’Or for the best immersive work in 2022 (10,000 CHF, offered by la Ville de Genève).


First international convergent competition dedicated to social, ecological and technological foresight

GIFF 2022

Three active personalities in the audiovisual and creative industries will discuss and decide on the winner of the Future Is Sensible 2022 (10’000 CHF) among the tens of works of different types (films, series and XR).


A European scenario competition for for the next generation

GIFF 2022

Finally, GIFF in association with the European Alliance for Television and Culture (EATC) will host a Jury of three experts to award the European Script Award (prize of EUR 10,000) to one of the three most original European series written by emerging authors.


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