Why Zürich? - Film location Zürich - Zürich Film Office - Zürich Tourism

The perfect setting for any movie

The world famous Bahnhofstrasse in Zürich used as film set.

The perfect setting for any movie

The perfect setting for any movie

Shooting in the great outdoors: the mountain chain of Albis in the Canton of Zürich.

The perfect setting for any movie

The perfect setting for any movie

Shooting in the historic center of Zürich.

The perfect setting for any movie

The perfect setting for any movie

Scenery of the lovely China Garden at the Lake Zürich.

The perfect setting for any movie

The perfect setting for any movie

Filming at Zürich International Airport.

The perfect setting for any movie

Film location Zürich

Lake Zürich
Multifaceted Backdrop

From its medieval city center and abandoned industrial land to its romantic lakeshore scenery and pulsating red-light district, Zürich offers an amazing density of multifaceted backdrops.
Film location Zürich

Zürich is Switzerland’s film and creativity capital. The local film industry possesses a great deal of experience in successfully assisting film production companies from Switzerland and abroad.
Zürich is reliable, safe, and operates like clockwork

Zürich is reliable, safe, and operates like clockwork. The city offers a discreet setting with first-class hospitality and a high standard of living.
Central Location

Zürich’s proximity to the mountains offers further possibilities for film shoots. Thanks to an outstanding public transport network, the beautiful Swiss Alps are only an hour away by train or car.

Zürich Film Office

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  • Offers contact to the local film sector and with public authorities.

  • Coordinates and assists filmmakers in securing filming permits.

  • Provides information about local conditions and logistics services.

  • Operates an international marketing strategy to promote Zürich as a top film-production location.

  • Offers no financial support.

Your contact:

Zürich Tourism Film Officer
General information

Susanne Jungbluth
Zürich Tourism
Stampfenbachstrasse 52
8021 Zürich
Tel. +41 (0) 44 215 40 79
City of Zürich Film Officer
Inquiries film permits

Yves Bisang
City of Zürich
Office for Urban Development
Foreign Affairs
Stadthausquai 17
8022 Zürich
Tel. +41 (0)44 412 36 83
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Unique Mix

Zürich - the unique mix
Zürich has so much to offer. It has an active cultural scene with more than 50 museums and over 100 galleries, leading hospitality and culinary institutions, shopping facilities featuring international labels and sophisticated Zürich brands, and a vibrant nightlife.

Numerous lake and river swimming lidos are located right in the city center, and the Uetliberg, Zürich’s local mountain, offers great hiking. Zürich is also a leading research and business location and stands out from the crowd thanks to its excellent accessibility and exceptional infrastructure. > more

Zürich Airport

Zürich Airport
The international Zürich Airport is situated in close proximity to Zürich and is considered one of the world’s best airports (recipient of the World Travel Award and Business Traveller Award). > more
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More than 250 hotels

Book now free of charge:

You can book approximately 250 hotels free of charge through Zürich Tourism – online or by telephone. The range includes everything from youth hostels to luxury hotels, rooms in the center of the Old Town, on the edge of Lake Zürich, or in one of Zürich’s trendy districts.

+41 (0) 44 215 40 40