In 2005 Nadja Schildknecht founded the Zurich Film Festival together with two business partners, which has developed into an internationally successful festival in very little time. Today Nadja Schildknecht is the Managing Director and Co-Director of the Zurich Film Festival, responsible for all financial affairs, sponsoring, marketing, PR and events.
The entrepreneur is also co-responsible for the strategy and development of the Zurich Film Festival. Schildknecht is also a board member of the AG Hallenstadion, President of the ZFF Supporter Society and board member of the ZFF Donor Association.
She is also a lecturer at higher economics & business schools as well as at companies, associations and organisations.