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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. ...

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...

Congrats to Alberto Barbera confirmed as the Director of the Cinema Department for the next 4 years

La Biennale di Venezia / Artistic Directors of the Departments appointed for the four-year term 2021-2024: Alberto Barbera for Cinema Wayne McGregor for Dance Lucia Ronchetti for Music ricci/forte for Theatre Pictured above 1: Alberto Barbera with President Paolo Baratta; 2: Lucia Ronchetti, Wayne McGregor, Gianni Forte, Stefano Ricci.jpg La Biennale di Venezia announces that the Board of Directors has appointed the Artistic Directors for the Cinem...

World Class event at Mostra 2020 from Better World Forum

Congrats to Manuel Collas de la Roche, relentless advocating and fighting for a better world. What an achievment in such hard times. Filmfestivals.com is a proud partner of the Better World Forum...Of course!         STELLAR PRESS COVERAGE OF THE EVENT  (PDF attachment)   ...

LISTEN took five awards at La Biennale!

The Orizzonti Special Jury prize and the Lion of the Future - Luigi De Laurentiis Award for Best Debut Film. LISTEN also won the Bisato D'Oro for Best Film, the Sorriso Diverso Venezia Award, in recognition of highlighting social issues, and the Casa Wabi - Mantarraya Award for a Debut Film.           LISTE...

Video ambiance and red carpet interviews from Venice 77

77th Venice International Film Festival red carpet moments and filmmakers interviews at the Corradi Cinema Lounge / Ausonia Hungaria.   The 77th Venice International Film Festival has officially dropped the curtain, after an inevitably particular edition, which is the first spokesperson for a sign of hope for the world of cinema and the arts, in this very special period. 28 film casts this year chose the Corradi Cinema Lounge as the ideal setting for their printing activities....

Leone d’Argento for "New Order" by Michel Franco

Official Selection of the 77th Venice International Film Festival, Leone d’Argento for "New Order" by Michel Franco, our guest at the Corradi Cinema Lounge / Ausonia Hungaria Images and videos now available on   The 77th Venice International Film Festival has officially dropped the curtain, after an inevitably particular edition, which is the first spokesperson for a sign of hope for the world of cinema and the arts, in this very special period. ...

Russian films win two major prizes on the Lido

    The 77th Venice film festival took place at Lido from 2 to 12 September 2020. It was the first major international event for the film industry since the coronavirus pandemic began. Andrey Konchalovsky’s “Dear Comrades” won the Special Jury Prize, and Fillip Yuryev’s “Whaler boy” took the Directors Award of the parallel competition “Venice Days”.   On Saturday an international jury led by Oscar-winning actress Cat...

Golden Lion to Chloé Zhao for Nomadland ; Volpi Cup to Vanessa Kirby

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The Closing Ceremony of the 77th Venice International Film Festival

  The Ceremony was held on Saturday 12 September at 7:00 pm with Anna Foglietta, the poet Mariangela Gualtieri and the singer-songwriter Diodato. Mariangela Gualtieri with the poem nove marzo duemilaventi and Diodato with the song Adesso at the closing night of the 77th Venice International Film Festival, hosted by Anna Foglietta. ...

The press conferences by JURIES and WINNERS of the 77th Venice International Film Festival

The Venezia 77 Jury, chaired by Cate Blanchett, and comprised of Matt Dillon, Veronika Franz, Joanna Hogg, Nicola Lagioia, Christian Petzold and Ludivine Sagnier, having viewed all 18 films in competition, has decided as follows:   GOLDEN LION for Best Film to: NOMADLAND by Chloé Zhao (USA)   SILVER LION - GRAND JURY PRIZE to: NUEVO ORDEN (NEW ORDER) by Michel Franco (Mexico, Fran...

Venice Production Bridge Closing Numbers and Highlights

  LA BIENNALE DI VENEZIA VENICE PRODUCTION BRIDGE   Venice Production Bridge (VPB) - the market for selected projects - held from September 3rd to 11th, 2020, during the 77. Venice International Film Festival, has successfully wrapped. Above all we wish to express our thanks to all of the 1.312 Industry delegates who made the trip to Venice or joined online. As the first major Industry event to have ...

Collateral awards of The 77th Venice Film Festival

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  Independently awarded by associations of film critics, clubs and cultural associations, and cinema professionals. SHARE THIS PAGE ONCOLLATERAL AWARDS ARCA CinemaGiovani Award | ARCA CinemaGiovani Best Film of Venezia 77: PIECES OF A WOMAN by Kornél Mundruczó Best Italian Film in Venice: NOTTURNO by Gianfranco Rosi   Brian Award | UAAR (Unione degli Atei e d...

Video Virtual Visit of Venise VR Expanded

A virtual presentation of Venice VR Expanded, the Virtual Reality section of the 77th Venice International Film Festival (2 - 12 September 2020). Get into the virtual world with this introduction by the consultants of Venice VR Expanded, Liz Rosenthal and Michel Reilhac. (Credits VRrOOm) ...

Successfull call to action for the Mediterranean raised awareness (and funds) during Mostra

  Impressive coverage of the event during Venice 77 : see below some excerpts. "Better World Forum participated for the first time at the 77th Venice International Film Festival with a full-day event, on Friday 4 September at the Ca 'Sagredo Hotel in Venice . The project is in turn presented at the Italian Pavilion . Created to raise public awareness on the great climate changes of the planet earth, through the screening of films and do...

Terence Blanchard receives the Campari Passion for Film award 2020

Terence Blanchard  World renowned Oscar nominated and six-time Grammy-winning composer, trumpeter and jazz musician Terence Blanchard, composer of the original scores for a wide range of films by Spike Lee including most recently Da 5 Bloods which was released by Netflix this summer, is the recipient of the Campari Passion for Film Award of the 77th Venice International Film Festival (September 2 - 12, 2020). The award, instituted two ye...

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Oldest festival in the world, MOSTRA is Non-specialised competitive event for features and shorts. Two competing sections and three Prizes: the Golden Lion, the Lion of the Year and the Lion of the Future to best director`s debut film.

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