After studying at the University of Fribourg, Aline Schmid became Head of Distribution for Cineworx in Basel in 2006. From 2011 to 2015 she worked as a producer at Intermezzo Films (Geneva). She took part in the Emerging Producers Programme in Jihlava and in Producer on the Move in Cannes in 2015. In 2016 she founded Beauvoir Films in Geneva. The film WALDEN by Daniel Zimmermann wins the Special Jury Prize in Karlovy Vary 2018 and CLOSING TIME by Nicole Vögele a Silver Leopard in Locarno (Cinéastes du present). The feature film DAS MÄDCHEN UND DIE SPINNE by Ramon & Silvan Zürcher will be awarded the Director's and the FIPRESCI Prize at the Berlinale in 2021 (Encounters).