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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. ...

Final Cut in Venice - Upcoming application deadline

  We like to remind you that the deadline to submit a film to the 10th edition of Final Cut in Venice will be Monday, June 20th. Don't miss out on the opportunity to present your film  at this prestigious workshop, which will take place from 3rd to 5th September, 2022, as part of the Venice Production Bridge, during the 79. Venice International Film Festival. The Venice Production Bridge launched Final Cut in...

Kubrick's First Film at the 1952 Venice Film Festival

From the Archives of La Biennale: “A young man 23 years old by the name of Stanley Kubrick” /   Stanley Kubrick’s first film, Fear and Desire, was previewed at the 1952 Venice Film Festival under the title Shape of Fear / The entire story reconstructed for the first time in the letters  and documents of the Historical Archives of the Contemporary Arts (ASAC) of La Biennale   Fear and Desire, the first feature-length film directed by Stanley Kubrick, ...

Catherine Deneuve Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement of the 79th Venice International Film Festival

Iconic French actress Catherine Deneuve has been awarded the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement at the 79th Venice International Film Festival (August 31 – September 10, 2022).   The decision was made by the board of the Biennale di Venezia, which embraced the proposal of the Festival's Director, Alberto Barbera.   Catherine Deneuve, in accepting, said, “It is a joy to receive this prestigious award at the Venice Festival, which I love and have known for a long ...

La Biennale di Venezia celebrates the 90th anniversary of the Mostra Internazionale d’Arte Cinematografica

  In 2022, La Biennale di Venezia will celebrate the 90th anniversary of the Mostra Internazionale d’Arte Cinematografica (Venice International Film Festival).   The first Esposizione Internazionale d'Arte Cinematografica, as it was called at the beginning before taking the name Mostra in 1934, was held from 6 to 21 August 1932, on the terrace of the Hotel Excelsior on the Lido di Venezia.   This fortunate and significant anniversary – which commemorates the...

Venice Film Festival Now in its 10th Edition the Venice in Seoul Film Series

La Biennale di Venezia / Now in its 10th edition the Venice in Seoul film series / 9 Italian films from the Venice Film Festival 2021 in Seoul (Korea) from 6 to 17 April 2022 /   The Venice in Seoul film series has reached the significant milestone of its 10th edition: for ten years it has presented in Korea a qualified selection of Italian films from the Venice International Film Festival of La Biennale di Venezia. There will be nine Italian films in the line-up this year, including...

Venice Film Festival : Biennale College Cinema Virtual Reality calling for VR projects

La Biennale di Venezia / Launching the 7th Biennale College Cinema – Virtual Reality the Italian call opens today March 22nd (through May 19th 2022) on the website www.labiennale.org   The 6th edition now closes with the selection of the project Manus (Holland/Turkey) to be presented at the 79th Venice International Film Festival in the Venice Immersive section, that will be held in Lazzaretto Vecchio   La Biennale di Venezia announces the 7th edition (2022-2023) ...

Call for Projects - Venice Gap-Financing Market 2022

  The application deadline for the Venice Gap-Financing Market will be on May 7 (at 23:59 CEST). Don't miss out on the opportunity to present your project to potential co-producers, investors, funders, distributors and other carefully selected and specially invited professionals attending the ninth edition of the Venice Gap-Financing Market, which will take place from September 2nd to 4th, 2022, during the 79th Venice International Film Festival&n...

Final Cut in Venice: the call for the 10th edition opens today

Final Cut in Venice: the call for the 10th edition opens today on www.labiennale.org / Announcing the workshop breeding talents and awards at international festivals that supports films from Africa and the Middle East   Launching today 15 March on the website of La Biennale di Venezia www.labiennale.org, is the call for the 10th edition of the Final Cut in Venice workshop, which will take place from September 3rd to 5th 2022 as part of the Venice Production Bridge of the 79th Venice...

Venice Film Festival 2021 shows solidarity to Ukrainians showing Reflection a film set during the war in Donbass in 2014

The Ukrainian film Reflection (Vidblysk) by Valentyn Vasyanovych, set during the war in Donbass in 2014 and in competition at the 78th Venice Film Festival 2021, will be screened in Rome at the Cinema Troisi (7 March) in Milan at the Anteo Palazzo del Cinema (9 March) and in Venice at the Cinema Rossini (10 March) as a sign of solidarity with Ukraine   As a sign of solidarity with the filmmakers and the people of Ukraine, the Venice International Film Festiva...

4 final projects selected for the 10th Biennale College – Cinema 2021-22

4 final projects selected for the 10th Biennale College – Cinema 2021-22 from Azerbaijan, Finland, Kazakhstan, Iran, Italy, USA / Today Friday December 3rd through Monday December 6th 2021 they will participate in the first of two workshops / In 10 years the Biennale College – Cinema has produced 30 feature films   The selection has been made of the four projects, from Azerbaijan, Finland, Kazakhstan, Iran, Italy, USA, that will move on to the production phases o...

VIDEO: The Awards Ceremony of the 78th Venice International Film Festival.

The Venezia 78 Jury, chaired by Bong Joon Ho and comprised of Saverio Costanzo, Virginie Efira, Cynthia Erivo, Sarah Gadon, Alexander Nanau and Chloé Zhao, having viewed all 21 films in competition, has decided as follows: GOLDEN LION for Best Film to: L’ÉVÉNEMENT (HAPPENING) by Audrey Diwan (France) SILVER LION – GRAND JURY PRIZE to: È STATA LA MANO DI DIO (THE HAN...

Awards for Final Cut in Venice

For the fifth year, La Biennale di Venezia will give a cash award of € 5,000 to support the best film in post-production. The Jury of La Biennale di Venezia Prize, composed of Edouard Waintrop (Red Sea Film Festival), Beatrice Gulino (Teodora Film) and Manola Novelli (Pluto Film) has awarded the film: HANGING GARDENS, by Ahmed Yassin Al Daradji (Iraq, Palestine, United Kingdom) Producer: May Odeh 2021 “We were impressed by the quality of the selection an...

Venice Production Bridge (VPB) Wrapped, with significant increase in professional attendance

Venice Production Bridge (VPB) - the market for selected projects - held from September 2nd to 7th, 2021, during the 78. Venice International Film Festival, has successfully wrapped. Above all we wish to express our thanks to all of the 2.001 Industry delegates who made the trip to Venice (or joined online). This is an increase of 52,16% compared to last years' edition. The Venice Production Bridge gave space to the film ...

FOCUS ON RUSSIA at the 78th Venice International Film Festival

Russia and Italy relaunch the dialogue on cooperation From 4 to 6 September, a series of events FOCUS ON RUSSIA took place as a part of the business program of the 78th Venice International Film Festival – Venice Production Bridge –with the support of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation, the Ministry of Culture of Italy, ROSKINO, ANICA SERVIZI and Istituto Luce Cinecittà. For the first time the festival became a platform of professional Russian-Italian ...

Toni Servillo : a possible winner?

By Maria Rosaria D'amico  Toni servillo is in Venice with 3 amazing Italian movies. Toni Servillo is for Oscar winner Paolo Sorrentino what Marcello Mastroianni was for Federico Fellini. They have worked together since the beginning of their career. Sorrentino came to Venice 20 years ago with Toni Servillo presenting “Un uomo in più” and now they are back with “E’ stata la mano di Dio”, an autobiographical and very moving picture about Sorrentino...

Live from Venice

Maria Rosaria D'amico Kristen Stewart and timothee chalamet. Oscar winning Sorrentino was a real success the hand of God. ...

The World in Shots by Cecilia Mangini and Paolo Pisanelli at Venice Film Festival

  Il Mondo a scatti - The World in Shots Cecilia Mangini, Paolo Pisanelli, Documentario - Italia, 2021, 89'   Cecilia Mangini has been filming and photographing nearly her entire life and was the first female documentary filmmaker in Italy. In the documentary presented at Venice. In The World in Shots she collaborates with Paola Pisanelli , artistic director of the "Festa di Cinema del reale (Cinema de Reale)" in Lecce Italy who provides movement to her st...

Kristen Stewart portrays Lady Diana Spencer in Pablo Larrain's artistic biopic.

©Photo: La Biennale di Venezia   Chilean director Pablo Larrain and Kristen Stewart at debut of Spencer at Venice. Larrain calling Stewart a "miracle" made her wince. The film operates around the "mystery" of Diana Spencer and the projections those who didn't know her made. Pablo Larrain's vision was to "make a film his mother would like", a film that took three days to make, a visual choreography set to Jonny Greenwood though when filmed, the ...

VIDEO: Masterclass in Venice with Roberto Benigni, Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement 2021

Masterclass with Roberto Benigni, Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement 2021. Moderator: Gianni Canova. ...

Catalan Films in Venice

CATALAN FILMS AT LA BIENNALE DI VENEZIA 2021 September, 1 - 11 | Venice, Italy VENEZIA 78 COMPETITION OFFICIAL COMPETITION Mariano Cohn, Gastón Duprat ...

Russia at the 78th Venice International Film Festival

  The industrial platform of the Venice International Film Festival Venice Production Bridge will focus on Russia for the first time in history. A series of events will gather leading Russian and Italian industry professionals as part of the festival’s business program. Besides that, Russia is widely presented in competition and parallel programs of the festival itself. Evgenia Markova, ROSKINO CEO: «Significant Russian presence at festivals started at the Cannes Film F...

The ICFF, Italian Contemporary Film Festival flies to Venice to celebrate its 10 years

Cinema: Canada and Italy meet in the Lagoon.   A press conference and a series of meetings are planned for the Canadian delegation at the 78th Venice International Film Festival   Toronto, Ontario - The ICFF, Italian Contemporary Film Festival, presented by Lavazza, is proud to announce that on September 6, 2021, at 12.30 an extraordinary Press Conference will be held at the Hotel Excelsior in Venice, Italy. The participat...

The 78. Venice International Film Festival and VPB Programme are now underway

The 78. Venice International Film Festival is now underway . We are happy to share the full programme for the upcoming Venice Production Bridge (VPB), organised by La Biennale di Venezia. In the VPB Programme you will find all the events, panels and conferences that will take place in the Spazio Incontri at the Excelsior Hotel on the Venice Lido. Many of these panels will also be streamed through the VPB Live Channel or can be viewed on demand afterwards. Moreover,...

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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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