Owner, Director and Producer
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Since the foundation, more than 30 films were produced by RECK Film, mostly documentary films and film essays for cinema and television. The distribution of RECK projects are very important, in addition to the cinema launch cinemas, premiere tours, special programmes, on festivals and on television, all films are released on DVD and/or via VoD platforms.
Her films are shown at notable international film festivals: DOK Leipzig, CPH:DOX, Visions du Réel, Locarno Film Festival – Semaine de la Critique, ZFF - Zurich Film Festival, Singapore IFF, Internationale Filmfestspiele Berlin, Hot Docs Toronto, Jihlava International Film Festival, International Film Festival Rotterdam, Int. Short Film Festival Clermont-Ferrand, and have won several prizes and nominations.
In 2020 Benny Jaberg receives the German Camera Award in the category Documentary Film for “NOT ME - A Journey with Not Vital” by Pascal Hoffmann. Also the film is nominated for the Swiss Film Award in 2021 in the categories Best Cinematography and Best Film Score. In 2015 “Shana – The Wolf’s Music” by Nino Jacusso wins the famous award Goldener Spatz, as well as the UNICEF film award, and over 20 more prizes. In 2012 “Zimmer 202” by Peter Volkart is awarded with the Méliès d’Or. “Sira – Songs of the Crescent Moon” by Sandra Gysi & Ahmed Abdel Mohsen is nominated for Best Film at Al Jazeera Documentary Film festival in 2015; and Anka Schmids “Against all Odds“ wins the Zurich Film Prize. “Terra incognita” by Peter Volkart wins the 2006 Swiss Film Award for Best Short Film. Peter Liechti's “Namibia Crossing” is nominated for the Swiss Film Award for Best Documentary in 2005; and DOP Pio Corradi wins the Zurich Film prize in 2004 for “Dieter Roth”.
For more than 35 years Franziska Reck has been actively involved in the world of film and promoting independent filmmaking in Switzerland: In the beginning as a film distributor at Filmcoopi Zurich (1983-1990), she continued building up the distribution and promotion of Swiss films and the Swiss Media Desk (1990-2000) and since 2000 as CEO of RECK Filmproduktion GmbH.
Franziska Reck has been a member of various juries and film commissions. She is a member of the Swiss Film Academy, EDN (European Documentary Network); of the board of Cinésuisse, as well as of the producers association GARP. In 2017 the International Filmfestival Innsbruck IFFI honoured Franziska Reck with a special honor award for her work as a producer.