From Avenches to Sicily
LES ÉPHÉMÈRES from Pauline Deutsch is screened in competition at the Aventiclap of Avenches this saturday 8th of october and next week in Palermo
Summer of 22
Still Working from Julietta Korbel will be shown in Italy at the Concorto Film Festival. Under the Fish scales from Colombe Rubini is screened at the very nice Film in de Buurt in the Netherlands.
O FIM DO MUNDO OUT NOW
Basil da Cunha's film is in theaters in all parts of France. Find all the informations and the new french trailer on Allo-Ciné.
On April 6th, Urban Distribution will release O FIM DO MUNDO in several french citys. More details to come soon.
On Swiss TV
RTS 2 shows O FIM DO MUNDO on Tuesday, February 1 at 22.15 p.m. You can also watch the movie on replay on the PlaySuisse platform.
SOUTH of FRANCE FOR O FIM DO MUNDO
Three screenings of O FIM DO MUNDO from Basil Da Cunha are coming up : On the 9th of october at the Festival Cinespaña in Toulouse the 16th of october at the Festival Image de Ville in Marseille and on the 17 october at the Festival du Cinéma Méditerranéen à Montpellier. In presence of Basil in Marseille and Montpellier.
Seven nominations for O FIM DO MUNDO
Great news for O FIM DO MUNDO which has been nominated in seven major categories by the Portuguese Cinema Academy. Congrats to the whole crew! The winners will be announced in September.
Epic Q&A with Basil Da Cunha
On ESPACE 2 you can find a long and interesting interview with Basil Da Cunha on his work on O FIM DO MUNDO and his vision on cinema. Unfortunately only in french.
Two Shorts from Thera on TV
STILL WORKING from Julietta Korbel will be shown on Swiss TV SRF 1 at 11.45 p.m. on the 8th of November. UNDER THE FISH SCALES from Colombe Rubini is also going to air, on tuesday 17th of november at 23.35 p.m. on RTS 2.
Julietta's STILL WORKING won the "Best Short Film" Award at the very dynamic New Holland Island International Debut Film Festival in Russia. The "Best Actor" Award of the Castrovillari Short Film Festival 2020 in Italy goes to Beat Wittwer for his interpretation of the main character in STILL WORKING. Congrats.
Important award for O FIM DO MUNDO
O FIM DO MUNDO from Basil Da Cunha got the "Best Portuguese Feature Film" from the Jury of "IndieLisboa 2020". We congratulate Basil and all of his crew for this great award.
MOVIE RELEASE IN PORTUGAL
After its presence at "IndieLisboa", Basil Da Cunha's O FIM DO MUNDO will be release in Portugal in September. It's Alambique Filmes who will distribute the movie in the country where the film was shot.
STREAMING IN AUSTRALIA
We are very pleased that Julietta Korbel's STILL WORKING will be available for free during the MELBOURNE IFF from 6-23th August 2020. If you are in Australia, enjoy the International Selection of the festival.
More screenings with BASIL DA CUNHA
The next sessions of O FIM DO MUNDO in the presence of it's director :
On June 28th 9:00pm at RIFFRAFF Kino, Zürich
On the 1st of July 6:15pm at Cinéma Les Rex, Fribourg
On the 2nd of July 8:00pm at CineMovie 1, Bern
O FIM DO MUNDO IN DER DEUTSCHSCHWEIZ
Basil Da Cunha's movie will have a nice release in the german part of Switzerland :
In Zürich at RIFFRAFF Kino
In Bern at Quinnie
In St.Gallen at Kinok
AWARD IN PALM SPRINGS
STILL WORKING won best Student film in the Palm Springs International Short Film Festival. Thank you Palm Springs !!
Special sessions with Basil Da Cunha
Basil will attend his film O FIM DO MUNDO's return on screen during the following special sessions :
Neuchâtel : 06.10 5:30pm Cinéma Apollo
La Chaux-de-Fonds : 06.10 8:00pm Cinéma ABC
Genève : 06.11 7:30pm Cinémas du Grütli
Sion : 06.19 6:00pm Cinéma Lux
Reopening of theaters in Switzerland
As of today, O FIM DO MUNDO is screening in Pathé Galeries in LAUSANNE !
Coming soon in NEUCHÂTEL, LA CHAUX-DE-FONDS, GENÈVE and SION. Then coming soon to other theaters.
UNDER THE FISH SCALES in Huesca, in Norway and in Pantin !
UNDER THE FISH SCALES by Colombe Rubini is in the International Competition of 48e Huesca Film Fest that will be up online June 12-20th.
From June 10th to 14th, Colombe's film will be attending the Norwegian Short Film Festival and from June 17th to 27th the 29e "Coté Court" of Pantin. Congratulations to Colombe and her team !
JURY AWARD for Still Working
The Jury of the festival Ciné Jeunesse gave out the 20-30 year old category prize to Still Working by Julietta Korbel. Congrats !
STILL WORKING on TV
STILL WORKING will be screened Friday March 27th at midnight on the show Cinémaniak and will then be on RTSplay during the next days.
TWO SWISS FILMS AWARDS FOR THERA
Congratulations to Basil da Cunha who won the "best photography" prize at the Swiss Cinema Academy for O FIM DO MUNDO and to Julietta Korbel who won the "best diploma film" category prize for STILL WORKING
O FIM DO MUNDO CINEMA RELEASE
In GENEVA by February 26th.
In LAUSANNE by March 11th.
Screenings with the presence of director Basil Da Cunha :
→ Premiere Cinéma Nord-Sud,
Geneva February 26th at 7:45pm
→ Premiere at the Cinemathèque Suisse
Lausanne March 10th at 8:00pm
→ Cinema Scala, La Chaud-de-Fonds March 24th
→ Cinema Rex, Neuchâtel March 25th
→ Cinema Rex, Fribourg, April 2nd at 8:30pm
Don't miss the marvelous O FIM DO MUNDO.
Nominations for the Prix du Cinema Suisse 2020
Basil da Cunha's work with O FIM DO MUNDO is nominated for best photography by the Academy of Swiss Cinema. STILL WORKING by Julietta Korbel is nominated for the best diploma film category. Congratulations for these nominations ! The prizes will be given out on March 27th.
STILL WORKING directed by Julietta Korbel is selected in the international competition at the Short Film Festival of Clermont-Ferrand. There will be one screening every day from 31 of January to the 8th of February.
Thera's 2020 starts in Solothurn
The three films produced by Thera in 2019 will be shown at the 55th Solothurner Filmtage. O FIM DO MUNDO is selected for the "Prix de Soleure". UNDER THE FISH SCALES and STILL WORKING will be presented in the section "Upcoming Talents".
Best cinematography award
Basil Da Cunha has won the best cinematography award at Les Arcs Film Festival. Congratulations to the whole crew of O FIM DO MUNDO and especially to Rui Xavier for the lighting and Jean-Baptiste Perrin who did the color grading.
LES ARCS FILM FESTIVAL
O FIM DO MUNDO will show in the official competition of the "Les Arcs film festival". More information here.
O FIM DO MUNDO AT CABO VERDE
The "Festival Internacional de cinema da Praia Cabo Verde" has selected O FIM DO MUNDO. More information here.
First Festival for under the fish scales
UNDER THE FISH SCALES, the latest short movie of Colombe Rubini will be screened at the "34e Entrevues de Belfort".
STILL working in Winterthur
Still working will be shown in the swiss competition at the "Kurzfilmtage Winterthur" which begins on the 5th of November. You may find the screening schedules here.
AWARD FOR O FIM DO MUNDO AT SEMINCI
The director Basil Da Cunha won the main award in the "Punto de encuentro" section at the "64. semaine du cinéma à Valladolid". We are grateful to the festival for inviting O FIM DO MUNDO to Spain.
O FIM DO MUNDO IN BRAZIL
We are very happy to announce that O FIM DO MUNDO will be screened at the 43° Mostra of Sao Paulo.
STILL WORKING in Monthey
Julietta Korbel's short film will open this year's Short Movie Night in Monthey where the film was shot. 18.10.2019 Cinéma Plaza at 8pm.
International Premiere for O FIM DO MUNDO
We are very happy to announce the international Premiere of "O FIM DO MUNDO" at the prestigious Busan International Film Festival.
STILL WORKING screenings in Locarno
Premiere Monday August 12 at 2:00 pm - La Sala
Rehearsals on Tuesday 13 - 5:00 pm - Palavideo, and Wednesday 14 at 9:30 am - L'altra sala.
O FIM DO MUNDO screenings in Locarno
Premiere : Tuesday August 13 - 4:30 pm - Palexpo (FEVI) with a Q&A at the Spazio Cinema after the screening
Rehearsals : Wednesday August 14, 10:00 pm at La Sala and Thursday August 15, 11:00 am at the Palavideo.
STILL WORKING running for PARDI DI DOMANI
Julietta Korbel's diploma film will celebrate its premiere in the short film section at Locarno on 08.12. STILL WORKING, shot in Chavalon's old power station, is an École Cantonale d’Art de Lausanne co-production.
O FIM DO MUNDO AT LOCARNO
We are thrilled that Basil Da Cunha's second feature film has been selected in the LOCARNO FILM FESTIVAL international competition that will take place August 7-17 2019. Check out the first film stills on the "O FIM DO MUNDO" website.
All of the Thera Production films are now available on vimeo VOD ! Go and have a look!
ANYWHERE AT CAPITOLE
October 9th, come discover "Anywhere", directed by Juliette Menthonnex and coproduced by Thera Production, during the ECAL graduates' screening.
"Fedor's" premiere, directed by Hugo Radi and coproduced by ECAL and Thera Production, will take place at the Kurzfilmtage of Winterthur on November 11th 2016 in the Swiss competition.
VENUSIA, BEST MID-LENGTH FILM IN RIGA
Venusia wins the prize for best mid-length film at the 2016 Riga International Film Festival 2Annas.
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VENUSIA AT OBERHAUSEN ISFF
Venusia is selected for the international competition of the Oberhausen Festival ! The film will also participate in Pantin's Côté Court festival in the Art and Video category.
On display on Mubi's platform during the month of May.
HAPPY NEW YEAR
In January 2016, Kaspar Schiltknecht joined Thera Production as partner and producer. Best New Year wishes from the Thera team!
COUPLE OF SHORT FILMS IN SOLEURE
Our latest projects are both selected at the Solothurn Film Festival (22 - 29 january)!
Colia Vranici's "Honey is sweeter than blood"
will compete in the Upcoming Talents selection Friday 23rd (2.30pm) and Sunday 25th (12pm) at Kino Capitole.
As of Carina Freire's documentary, "The little prince in the land that passes by", it will be screened at the Swiss Panorama competition Monday 26th (09.30 am) at Kino Palace.
DOUBLE SELECTION IN LUSSAS
Louise Carrin and Carina Freire's documentaries will be screened on August 20th and 23th at the Etats généraux du documentaire in LUSSAS
FIRST SCREENING IN LOCARNO
Colia Vranici’s short film, "Honey is sweeter than blood ", will be screened during the Locarno film festival Monday August 11th at 2pm at La Sala.
"18 year old Lucia is on edge. Her grandfather is seriously ill and she refuses to accept the fact that he’s dying. In an unsuccessful attempt to take her mind off it, she seeks comfort in the arms of Rabah, a local guy, with whom she has a tumultuous fling."
THE LITTLE PRINCE AT VISIONS DU RÉEL
Stéphane Lambiel is a famous ice skater and a world champion. Today, he goes from galas to galas on a weekly basis. " The little prince in the land that passes by" draws an intimate portrait of this young man.
SHOOTING IN DUNKERQUE
In March, Colia Vranici will shoot her short film "Le Miel est plus doux que le Sang" in Dunkerque (F) with the actors Rabah Nait, Oufella and Jacques Nolot. This film is a coproduction between Thera, ECAL and RTS.
IN SWISS THEATERS
" Black Butterflies" by Louise Carrin will be released on June 12th at Zinema (Lausanne) and at Bio (Geneva).
Special screenings on June 12th 8pm at Cinéma Minimum (Neuchâtel), and on June 16th 8pm at Zinema. The director will be attending.
ATÉ VER A LUZ IN CANNES
The first feature film by Basil Da Cunha "Até Ver a Luz" (After the Night), produced by Box Productions is selected at Cannes Director's Fortnight.
Good luck to the film from the Thera crew!
CARINA FREIRE IS FILMING STÉPHANE LAMBIEL
Thera Production is the coproducer of Carina Freire's diploma film "The little prince in the land that passes by", currently being shot.
"The idea for this documentary was born the day I personally met Stéphane Lambiel, an ice skater who became famous after winning two world championships. The contrast between his shining public image and the much more humble one he let me see really touched me.
With my small camera, I decided to follow him on his tour through Russia and Eastern Europe, filming the other side of his life as a star."
3 FILMS BY BASIL DA CUNHA IN THEATERS!
"Next Door" (2009), "Nuvem" (2011) and "Os Vivos Tambem Choram" (2012) will be screened at swiss theaters in February and March.
Thera Production will produce two diploma films this spring.
"Prisoner" by Guillaume Brandt (coproduction with ECAL - Lausanne) will be shot at the beginning of April. Oumar by Badra Haidra (coproduction with HEAD - Genève) will be shot in May in Paris.