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Aziz – short film by Mica Agustoni

“Queersicht” 2016 Film Festival

For its 20th jubilee the film festival “Queersicht” has produced a new trailer that took up the aesthetics of the Swiss film Ueli der Knecht (1954).

Director: Tamer Ruggli
Music: Pierre Funck
Photography: René Schönenberger
Makeup: Jérémy Guerdat

The festival will screen two films by Tamer Ruggli with music by Pierre Funck:

  • Cappuccino (Saturday 5 November 2016, 1:00 p.m., cinema Rex 1)
  • Hazel (Saturday 5 November 2016, 6:00 p.m., Cinématte)

Leonardo on Tour

The film Leonardo by Ilir Hasanaj (music by Pierre Funck) has been screened or will be screened at the following festivals:


World Premiere at the 25-Year-Jubilee of the Ensemble Vocal du Luxemburg

For its 25-year jubilee the Ensemble Vocal du Luxembourg commissioned three Luxembourgish composers – Ivan Boumans, Pierre Funck and Roland Wiltgen – to write a choral work. The world premiere of “4 Miniaturen aus Koeppels Tierleben” by Pierre Funck will take place on Saturday 12 November at 8:00 p.m. in the auditorium of the Luxembourg Conservatoire.

Egon Schiele – Death and the Maiden

to Be Premiered in Zurich

The film Egon Schiele – Death and the Maiden by Dieter Berner (music by André Dziezuk, additional music by Pierre Funck) will have its world premiere at the Zurich Film Festival.

Screening dates: Monday 26 September 8:30 p.m. and Friday 30 September 3:00 p.m.; further information and tickets here.

Film Music for Flirt Awarded in Athens

Pierre Funck’s score for the animation film Flirt by Rahel Gerber has won an award at the 11th Animfest Athens in the category student film. 

Audience Award for Leonardo at the SWIKOS Festival

The film Leonardo by Ilir Hasanaj (music by Pierre Funck) has won the audience award at the 9th SWIKOS Short Film Festival in Basel.

Berner Filmpreis Awarded to Flirt

The film Flirt by Rahel Gerber (music by Pierre Funck) has been awarded the “Berner Filmpreis” in the category “best animation film”.

Portrait to Be Broadcast by Luxembourg “Radio 100,7”

During this autumn, music journalist Isabelle Wiltgen presents Luxembourgish film composers in her series „Musek fir ze kucken“ (“music to look at”) at the Luxembourg radio station Radio 100,7. A portrait of Pierre Funck (in Luxembourgish) will be broadcast on Wednesday 11 November at 1:30 p.m. (replay at 7:30 p.m.) – details here.