showcasing an official selection of 165 films from 50 different countries, with gender parity for the second year running, including about 20 German productions and co-productions. With 88 world premieres and 14 international premieres amongst the 128 new films in the programme, Visions du Réel reaffirms its position as Switzerland’s second most important festival in terms of launching new films, and as an unmissable international event for non-fiction cinema.
Save the date:
Switzerland Meets Austria and Germany, April 15, 2024, 2:30-6 p.m. for future co-productions opportunities as well as
VdR–Magic Hour: Meet the Germans presented by German Films at THE FACTORY, April 15, 6-7 p.m.


LineUp German productions and co-productions:


Browse the full programme here.





April 14 – 17, 2024 

Dedicated to cinema professionals, VdR–Industry and its activities represent a springboard for future films to find support in every stage of their production. Meet the decision–makers (buyers, broadcasters, funders and commissioners) who will attend this year Festival. This list will be continuously completed and updated until VdR–Industry days which will happen from April 14 – 17, 2024.

The VdR–Industry Forums are:
VdR–Pitching .
VdR–Work in Progress .
VdR–Rough Cut Lab .
VdR–Development Lab .
VdR–Film Market .
browse all selected projects for the VdR- Industry Programme here.



Co-Producing with Germany presented by German Films Managing Director Simone Baumann, April 15, 2024, 2:30-3:15 p.m. at Petite Colombière 1. Come learn the ins and outs of co-producing with one of Europe’s favourite producing partners – Germany.

Switzerland Meets Austria & Germany Co-Pro Pitch + One-on-Ones presented in collaboration with Austrian Films & German Films, April 15, 2024, 3:30-6 p.m. at Petite Colombière 1,

Looking to meet producers from Austria, Germany or Switzerland? Want to find out about some projects you can join? Then come this producer-focused pitching session and see if you can find your next co-pro partner. This pitch will be followed by short one-on-one meetings for those interested in further exploring producing opportunites with our special Switzerland Meets Austria & Germany delegation.

VdR-Industry Magic Hour: Meet the DACH
To celebrate VdR's strong bond with our German-speaking neighbours, the team is hosting a VdR–Industry Magic Hour with our friends at the Federal Office of Culture. Open to Industry and Networking accreditations. At THE FACTORY on April 14, 6-7 p.m.

In addition to this, if you’d like to meet and network with the delegations, all Industry and Networking guests are invited to book a meeting through our online Matchmaking Service or directly at our VdR–Lounge: VdR–Lounge, Usine à Gaz, Rue César Soulié 1, 1260 Nyon


VdR–Film Market 2024 with German productions and co-productions such as:




LineUp of the selected German  projects, production and co-production:

  • BURNING DADDY by Tana Gilbert, Chile, Germany [VdR-Pitching]
  • THE HOUSE OF SHADOWS by Amine Hattou, Algeria, France, Germany [VdR–Pitching]
  • LISTENING TO THE WORLD by Yelizaveta Smith Ukraine, Germany, Sweden [VdR–Work in Progress]
  • MAGNETIC LETTERS by Demie Dangia, Philippines, France, Germany [VdR–Pitching]
  • TAU by Timofey Stekolschuk, Georgia, Germany [VdR–Rough Cut Lab]
  • TOTEMIC by Stéphanie Barbey, Switzerland, Germany [VdR–Pitching]


The 2024 VdR–Film Market catalogue will be available from the start of the Festival on April 12 – July 21, 2024. This secured online platform offers key industry professionals the opportunity to view a selection of new creative documentaries. 




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