ZeLIG is a cooperative founded in 1988 with the aim of providing education and training in the audiovisual production sector.

Since its foundation, ZeLIG has kept pace with all the great many changes in the world of audiovisuals, and time and time again has been able to successfully interpret those developments and incorporate them while being ever faithful to the ZeLIG mission: “Multicultural professional training in filmmaking, digital media and television.”

ZeLIG’s focus is on creating “visual portrayals of the real world”, without limitations to genre. The quality of the ZeLIG experience has received recognition internationally.



"Happy New Year" awarded as Best International Film at the "On the Road Film Festival"
  • Dec 12, 2018

"Happy New Year" by Désirée MarianiniLaura Cesarini and Michal Shanny has received the award as Best Feature Length Film in the International Competition of the recent "On the Road Film Festival", organised by Cine Detour in Rome.

"Dusk Chorus" awarded as Best European Science Film
  • Nov 26, 2018

"Dusk Chorus - based on Fragments of Extinction by David Monacchi" has received the prestigious Award by the members of the European Academy of Science Film


Training Offers

ZeLIG provides professional training in documentary filmmaking. The program is aimed at preparing young people for careers in filmmaking and the audiovisual sector. Specific attention is focused on documentary cinema in all its forms.


ESoDoc - European Social Documentary is a training initiative offered by ZeLIG and supported by the European Union’s Creative Europe Programme. ESoDoc is the meeting point for filmmakers, new media professionals and NGO film practitioners who want to develop projects about particular social themes and find new financing, production and distribution strategies and possibilities.


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