Pledges

Locarno Film Festival

On August 5, 2018, at SWAN’s initiative, Locarno Film Festival president Marco Solari and vice president Carla Speziali gathered during the 71st Locarno Festival to sign the Programming Pledge for Parity and Inclusion in Cinema Festivals for new commitments for parity and equality in the industry.

Locarno Film Festival is the second A-list festival after Cannes Film Festival and also the first Swiss film festival to have signed the pledge.

SWAN was proud to be represented by director, pledge godmother and SWAN Creative Council member Ursula Meier and producer, pledge advisor and SWAN Advisory Council member Pauline Gygax. The signing ceremony was opened with welcoming words by director of Federal Office of Culture Isabelle Chassot and SWAN co-president Laura Kaehr who was sided by co-presidents Gabriel Baur and Stéphane Mitchell.

 

Press review

Locarno Film Festival Releases Gender Stats for the First Time
August 13, 2019
Women and Hollywood, USA

Le Festival de Locarno s’engage pour les femmes
August 6, 2018
BX1, Belgium

Festival di Locarno, un impegno concreto per l’uguaglianza
August 6, 2018
Corriere del Ticino, Switzerland

Après Cannes, Locarno signe une charte pour l’égalité et la diversité
August 6, 2018
RTS – Radio Télévision Suisse, Switzerland

Le Festival de Locarno s’engage pour les femmes
August 5, 2018
Le Matin, Switzerland

Locarno film festival pledges to gender parity
August 5, 2018
Swissinfo, Switzerland

Le festival de Locarno s’engage pour les femmes
August 5, 2018
24 heures, Switzerland

El festival de Locarno pone su firma para luchar por la igualdad
August 5, 2018
El País, Spain

Sotto la stessa luce
August 5, 2018
Tio / 20 minuti, Switzerland

Locarno Film Festival Signs Pledge for Parity
August 5, 2018
IndieWire, USA

Locarno Film Festival Signs Pledge for Gender Parity in Programming
August 5, 2018
Variety, USA

Locarno will den Frauenanteil erhöhen
August 5, 2018
SRF – Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen, Switzerland

Accordo Festival-SWAN: “Ora l’industria è al passo col tempo”
August 5, 2018
Ticinonews, Switzerland

Festival di Locarno: firmato la Carta per l’uguaglianza e la parità del genere
August 5, 2018
Ticinonews, Switzerland

Après Cannes, Locarno empoigne le problème de la parité
August 5, 2018
Le Temps, Switzerland

Hut ab vor den Frauen – Alain Berset will mehr Frauen am Filmfestival Locarno
August 4, 2018
Blick, Switzerland

Les soeurs Lumière
August 3, 2018
Le Temps, Switzerland

Kampf dem Ungleichgewicht
July 31, 2018
Tages-Anzeiger, Switzerland

Locarno Fest to sign pledge for parity and inclusion
July 31, 2018
Women and Hollywood, USA

Locarno Festival set to sign the gender parity pledge
July 31, 2018
IMDb, USA

Locarno Film Festival Set to Sign Gender Parity Pledge
July 31, 2018
Variety, USA

Locarno Festival Commits to Pledge for Gender Parity and Inclusion
July 31, 2018
The Hollywood Reporter, USA

Locarno unterzeichnet Charta für Gleichstellung und Diversität
July 31, 2018
Kinozeit, Germany

 

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