Story Lab meets

ZFF Academy.

Finding your audience – Story Lab meets ZFF Academy

In order to bring together as much talent as possible from the field of filmmaking the Migros Cultural Percentage Story Lab and the ZFF Academy have conceived together as programme partners the special event «Finding your audience - Story Lab meets ZFF academy». 


PARTICIPANTS: Project partners of the Story Lab and ZFF Academy participants 2021

PROGRAMME: This special event is all about how to get your idea, your project in development or your finished film OUT THERE!

16.15 | Meet Up
The meeting point is the main entrance of the NZZ Mediengebäude, Falkenstrasse, Zurich. Please be on time, access to the building is only possible with a security badge.

16.30 – 17.15 
| Special masterclass with John Durie: «Film marketing in the development stage – Success factors and strategies»

The afternoon will kick-off with a special masterclass about success factors and strategies for film marketing during the development. Get tips & trick from an expert how think your marketing strategies already in an early stage of your film. 

17.30-18.45 | Elevator Pitch & Speed Meeting
It's all about getting a grasp – One lift, one ride, only 32 seconds to go!
Have you always dreamed of drawing attention... to your idea or even your finished idea? Then let us give you a lift to the Elevator Pitch – take a ride in an actual elevator and give a pitch to the expert in front of you. Meanwhile meet
also the other project partners of the Story Lab and the participants of the ZFF during our special Speedmeeting and draw some attention also to yourself!


  • Marta Balaga
  • Wendy Mitchell

19.00 - 20.00 | Apéro and Crowning "Master of Pitch" @ Dachterrasse

Maybe you'll even be crowned the "Master of pitching" at our aperitif afterwards and win some fame and honour? 


  • The whole building incl. the balcony is a non-smoking area (electronic cigarettes included)
  • The building can only be entered in the company of an official person (Please be on time)
  • Protection Plan: Approval only with Covid certificate. For further information click here.