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Dreampixies is a Swiss film production company, which develops movies from original idea, planning, financing to production and release. Our main focus is documentaries and fiction films for cinema and television. We seek to develop projects addressing cultural and social issues, such as Return to Gorée featuring Youssou N’Dour (2007), Viramundo featuring Gilberto Gil (2013), Jean Ziegler, the optimism of willpower (2016).

 

About Emmanuel Gétaz: Born in 1965, Lausanne (Switzerland), he co-founded with a friend the Cully Jazz Festival in 1983, today the second largest jazz festival in Switzerland. He then became production & financial director at the Montreux Jazz Festival (1990-1998) before joining the Swiss National Exhibition, as the Head of the Special Events Department. In 2003, he founded Dreampixies, a company leading a broad range of cultural and audio-visual projects, today specialized in film production. He initiated and coproduced the musical documentary Return to Gorée (Pierre-Yves Borgeaud, 2007), featuring Youssou N’Dour, awarded among other prizes « Best Documentary » at the 16th Pan African Film Festival, Los Angeles and distributed worlwide. In 2012, he produced Viramundo – a musical journey with Gilberto Gil (Pierre-Yves Borgeaud) featuring the Brazilian singer and former minister of Culture, Gilberto Gil, released in 2013. He is co-writer and producer of Jean Ziegler, the optimism of willpower directed by documentary multi-award winner Nicolas Wadimoff (Official section at 2016 Locarno Film festival, to be released in November 2016).

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