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Biennale Cinema: main features of the 77th Venice Film Festival

The 77th Venice International Film Festival will run from September 2 to 12, 2020.

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Video Interview with Pascal Diot, head of Venice Production Bridge

Filmfestivals.com partner of Venice Production Bridge sat down with the Pascal Diot who shared with our audience a few practical facts and figures on the Market which he has created 6 years ago. ...

Becoming Led Zeppelin by Bernard MacMahon selected out-of-competition

Becoming Led Zeppelin by Bernard MacMahon, with Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones, John Bonham and Robert Plant playing themselves, will feature in the out-of-competition section at the 78th Venice International Film Festival. Photo: Led Zeppelin by Dick Barnatt - Redferns_London_December 1968_Getty Images     Becoming Led Zeppelin, directed by Bernard MacMahon (American Epic), and co-written and produced by Allison McGourty, with Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones, John Bonham a...

Jane Campion debuts her latest film "The Power of the Dog" at the Venice Film Festival

Jane Campion will debut her latest film The Power of the Dog at the Venice Film Festival. The film is set in Montana in the 1920's and stars Kirsten Dunst, Jesse Plemons, and Benedict Cumberbatch. The Power of the Dog is an adaptation from a 1967 novel by Thomas Savage. Dunst plays a widow who with her son (Kodi Smit-McPhee) moves to Montana to be with her husband George (Jesse Plemons) though his brother (Cumberbatch) is not happy with his new in-laws. The film opens at the New Yo...

Selection complete for the works of Venice VR Expanded /

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  Virtual, in Satellite Venues and at the Palazzo del Casinò (Lido) 37 projects from 21 Countries / 35 VRChat worlds Michelle Kranot (President), Maria Grazia Mattei, Jonathan Yeo are the members of the International Jury   The selection is complete for the Virtual Reality works of the 78th Venice International Film Festival (1 - 11 September 2021) of La Biennale di Venezia in the section titled Venice VR Expanded, which will be held on the following dates and venues: ...

Venice Production Bridge Highlights

    The 6th edition of the Venice Production Bridge (September 2 to September 7, 2021), will be held during the 78th Venice International Film Festival. It will once again focus in particular on the presentation and exchange of original projects for films and works in progress, so as to foster their development and production. While we are not yet out of the pandemic, we are now more confident that, thanks to the vaccination, we will soon be able to leave ...

Audience Award - Armani beauty for the best film in the new Orizzonti Extra section

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    The Biennale di Venezia inaugurates a new prize for the 78th Venice International Film Festival, to be awarded - by the spectators - to the best film of the new Orizzonti Extra section. It does so with the support of the Festival's main sponsor, Armani Beauty.   The new Audience Award – Armani beauty will be assigned through a voting process that will involve all the spectators of the Orizzonti Extra section, or rather, those who buy a single ticket, those who ha...

International Juries for the Venezia 78 Competition, for Orizzonti and “Luigi De Laurentiis” Venice Award for a Debut Film

  The International Juries have been selected for the Venezia 78 Competition, for Orizzonti and for the “Luigi De Laurentiis” Venice Award for a Debut Film of the 78th Venice International Film Festival (1-11 September 2021) of La Biennale di Venezia, directed by Alberto Barbera.   Venezia 78 The personalities convened as members of the Jury for the Venezia 78 Competition are: ·       Bong Joon Ho – president (South Korea), Ac...

Double program for the preopening of 78th Mostra edition

La Biennale di Venezia /   Double Preopening event of the 78th Venice International Film Festival /   Tuesday August 31st 2021, Sala Darsena (Lido di Venezia): ·      6:30 pm: La Biennale di Venezia: il cinema al tempo del Covid, a diary in film by Andrea Segre ·      9:00 pm: Per grazia ricevuta (1971) by and with Nino Manfredi, a tribute on the one-hundredth anniversary of the actor and director’s birth ...

Madres paralelas by Pedro Almodóvar with Penélope Cruz, Milena Smit, Israel Elejalde, Aitana Sánchez-Gijón to open Venice

Madres paralelas© El Deseo D.A. S.L.U._photo by Nico Bustos Madres paralelas, directed by Pedro Almodóvar, starring Penélope Cruz, Milena Smit, Israel Elejalde, Aitana Sánchez-Gijón, with the participation of Julieta Serrano and Rossy De Palma is the Opening Film, in Competition, of the 78th Venice International Film Festival within La Biennale di Venezia, directed by Alberto Barbera (1 – 11 September 2021).   "I was born as a film director i...

Final Cut in Venice 9th edition (September 5th – September 7th) The 6 work-in-progress films have been selected

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  The 6 work-in-progress films of the 9th edition of Final Cut in Venice have been selected. Final Cut in Venice is the project that has been providing since 2013 concrete assistance in the completion of films from all African countries and from Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, and Syria. Final Cut in Venice is one of the projects launched by the Venice Production Bridge of the 78th Venice International Film Festival (September 1—11, 2021), directed by Alberto Barbera and organized ...

La Biennale di Venezia launches the Biennale Cinema Channel streaming platform

La Biennale di Venezia / Inaugurating the new Biennale Cinema Channel / Starting today in streaming previously unreleased films from the Venice International Film Festival Biennale Cinema Channel is the new streaming platform promoted by La Biennale di Venezia in collaboration with MYmovies, which starting today will offer a significant online selection of acclaimed films, award-winning works, revelations, films to rediscover from recent editions of the Venice International Film Festival...

Selection of Gap-Financing Market and Publishers of Book Adaptation Rights Market

The Venice Production Bridge (VPB)  is pleased to announce the line-up of  two of its flagship projects, the Venice Gap-Financing Market and the Book Adaptation Rights Market. Both will be held as on-site and in-person events from September 3 - 5, 2021, at the Excelsior Hotel on the Lido di Venezia, within the framework of the 78th Venice International Film Festival (September 1 – 11).        VENICE GAP-FINANCI...

Venice Production Bridge / Projects Selected for the Venice Gap-Financing Market

The 8th edition of the Venice Gap-Financing Market (September 3 - September 5, 2021), organised as part of the Venice Production Bridge, will take place during the forthcoming 78th Venice International Film Festival (September 1 - 11, 2021) and will offer selected European and international projects the opportunity to close their international financing, through one-to-one meetings with international decision-makers.   The 3-day Venice Gap-Financing Market will present 57 projects from ar...

Jamie Lee Curtis Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement of the 78th Venice International Film Festival

Jamie Lee Curtis by Andrew Eccles Iconic American actress Jamie Lee Curtis has been awarded the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement at the 78th Venice International Film Festival (September 1–11, 2021). The decision was made by the board of the Biennale di Venezia, which embraced the proposal of the Festival's Director, Alberto Barbera. The ceremony to award the Golden Lions for Lifetime Achievement will take place on Wednesday September 8th in the Sala Grande of the Palazzo del ...

Dune, by Director Denis Villeneuve, to make out-of-competition world premiere at the 78th Venice International Film Festival

      Dune, directed by Denis Villeneuve (Arrival, Blade Runner 2049), will have its out-of-competition world premiere at the 78th Venice International Film Festival of La Biennale di Venezia, directed by Alberto Barbera (September 1—11, 2021).   Dune, presented by Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures, is the highly anticipated big-screen adaptation of Frank Herbert's seminal science fiction bestseller of the same name. The film will be shown on Friday ...

Serena Rossi to host the opening and closing nights of the 78th Venice International Film Festival

  Actress Serena Rossi will host the opening and closing nights of the 78th Venice International Film Festival 2021 within La Biennale di Venezia, directed by Alberto Barbera. Serena Rossi will open the 78th Venice Film Festival on the evening of Wednesday 1 September 2021, on the stage of Sala Grande (Palazzo del Cinema on the Lido) for the inauguration ceremony, and will host the closing ceremony on Saturday 11 September, when the winners of the Lions and other official prizes of the ...

Biennale College – Cinema now in its 10th edition (2021-2022) opened the international call addressed to emerging filmmakers

    Biennale College – Cinema now in its 10th edition (2021-2022) opened the international call addressed to emerging filmmakers, for the creation of micro-budget feature films / Since 2012, 24 feature-length films have been produced by Biennale College-Cinema   Now in its tenth edition (2021 – 2022), Biennale College – Cinema is the higher education workshop of La Biennale di Venezia, created for emerging filmmakers to develop and produce mic...

The death of Bertrand Tavernier Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement in 2015: Alberto Barbera remembers

Bertrand Tavernier Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement in 2015 /     The President, the Board of Directors, the Director of the Venice International Film Festival and La Biennale di Venezia commemorate with particular esteem and affection the director and critic Bertrand Tavernier, a central figure in French cinema. The recipient of the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement at the 2015 Venice Film Festival, he first came to Venice in 1976 with The Judge and the Assassin, and ...

Roberto Benigni Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement of the 78th Venice International Film Festival

78th Venice International Film Festival September 1-11, 2021         The Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement of the 78th Venice International Film Festival (September 1–11, 2021) has been awarded to the director, actor, and screenwriter Roberto Benigni.   The decision was made by the board of the Biennale di Venezia, which embraced the proposal of the Festival's Director, Alberto Barbera.   Roberto Benigni, in accepting, stated, “My hear...

Launching the 6th Biennale College Cinema – Virtual Reality

The Italian call opens today March 22nd (through May 20th 2021) on the website www.labiennale.org   La Biennale di Venezia announces the 6th edition (2021-2022) of the Biennale College Cinema – Virtual Reality project for the development and production of Virtual Reality projects: opening today March 22nd (through May 20th 2021) on the website www.labiennale.org,  is the call reserved for teams composed exclusively of a director and a producer, both of whom must be Itali...

Venice Film Festival: The Films from Venice on the Oscar Shortlists

The films from the Venice International Film Festival on the Oscar shortlists / Notturno by Gianfranco Rosi and Collective by Alexander Nanau among the documentaries / 7 films from Venice (3 from Orizzonti) among the 15 international films   La Biennale di Venezia congratulates the authors and production teams of the many films presented at the Venice International Film Festival shortlisted for the Oscars, for which the awards ceremony will be held next April 25th. In particular, in th...

The workshop for the 5th Biennale College Cinema – Virtual Reality International wrapped entirely in virtual mode

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    La Biennale di Venezia / Biennale College Cinema – Virtual Reality /   Workshop held for the 5th Biennale College Cinema – Virtual Reality International / 12 projects participated virtually from Argentina, Brazil, Czech Republic, Cuba, France, Germany, Great Britain, Israel, Italy, Romania, Turkey     The workshop for the 5th Biennale College Cinema – Virtual Reality International was held entirely in&nbs...

Registration opened for the 78th Venice International Film Festival (1 – 11 September 2021)

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Opening today, 18 January 2021, registration for films / Now online the regulations for the 78th Venice Film Festival and the regulations for accreditation www.labiennale.org   The Sconfini section to be replaced by Orizzonti – Extra     Starting today, Monday January 18th, registration is open for the films to be selected for the 78th Venice International Film Festival (1 – 11 September 2021) directed by Alberto Barbera and organized by La Biennale di Vene...

Venice Film Festival_Biennale College Cinema 2020-21_The Four Final Projects

  The 4 final projects have been selected for the Biennale College – Cinema 2020-2021 (9th edition) from Argentina, Ecuador, Italy, USA / Starting Wednesday 2 through Sunday 6 December 2020 they will participate in the first of two workshops   For the first time a film from the Biennale College – Cinema, This Is Not a Burial, It’s a Resurrection by Jeremiah Mosese (7th edition 2018-19) is nominated for an Oscar for Lesotho   The selection is complete f...

Director Bong Joon Ho will preside the International Jury of the Venezia 78 Competition

La Biennale di Venezia / 78th Venice International Film Festival / September 1 - 11, 2021 Director Bong Joon Ho will be the president of the International Jury of the Competition at the 78th Venice International Film Festival (September 1 - 11, 2021), which will assign the Golden Lion for Best Film, as well as other official awards.   The decision was made by the Board of Directors of the Biennale di Venezia, who confirmed the recommendation of the Director of the Venice Film F...

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