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Julianne Moore President of the Venezia 79 International Jury

Julianne Moore will preside the Venezia 79 International Jury with members Mariano Cohn, Leonardo Di Costanzo, Audrey Diwan, Leila Hatami, Kazuo Ishiguro, Rodrigo Sorogoyen   American actress Julianne Moore will be the president of the International Jury of the Competition at the 79th Venice International Film Festival (August 31 – September 10, 2022), which will assign the Golden Lion for Best Film, as well as other official awards.   Academy Award (Still Al...

Final Cut in Venice 10th edition (September 3rd – September 5th) The 8 work-in-progress films have been selected

  The eight work-in-progress films of the 10th edition of Final Cut in Venice have been selected. Final Cut in Venice is the project that has been providing since 2013 concrete support 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 79th Venice International Film Festival (August 31st - September 10th, 2022), directed by Alberto Barbera and ...

Venice Production Bridge / Book Adaptation Rights Market

The 7th edition of the Book Adaptation Rights Market (September 2 - September 4, 2022), organised as part of the Venice Production Bridge, will take place in-person at the Excelsior Hotel on the Lido di Venezia, during the forthcoming 79th Venice International Film Festival (August 31st  – September 10th, 2022). The Book Adaptation Rights Market will offer 33 selected, international publishing houses and literary agencies a dedicated area within the Venice Production Bridge and the p...

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

The 9th edition of the Venice Gap-Financing Market (September 2 - September 4, 2022), organised as part of the Venice Production Bridge, will take place during the forthcoming 79th Venice International Film Festival (August 31st - September 10th, 2022) and will offer selected European and global projects the opportunity to close their international financing, through one-to-one meetings with international decision-makers. Photo Leone d'oro (Credits La Biennale di Venezia - foto ASAC) The 3...

The LVMH eyewear expert and La Biennale di Venezia have signed a strategic three-year collaboration

Photo: courtesy of Thelios Thélios, the LVMH eyewear expert, is proud to announce their three-year collaboration with La Biennale di Venezia as a supporter of the Venice International Film Festival, becoming its official sponsor for eyewear starting this year. The luxury eyewear company founded in 2017, makes its official entry to the world of cinema, which has greatly contributed to make eyewear a fashionable accessory, thanks to iconic actresses and actors over the decades. &ldqu...

Venice International Film Critics' Week / Programme unveiled

The Venice Settimana Internazionale della Critica (SIC), now in its 37. edition, is the result of a tight teamwork that makes us proud and has always been the crowning achievement of the Union of Italian Film Critics (SNCCI). First of all, the selection committee headed by the general delegate Beatrice Fiorentino, who is joined by a new group: Enrico Azzano, Chiara Borroni, Ilaria Feole and Federico Pedroni. Their challenge, as always, is to draft a map of the cinema of the future by choosing...

A Lioness with classical grace to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the Venice Film Festival

A Lioness with classical grace to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the Venice Film Festival in the image of the official poster by Lorenzo Mattotti, also the author of the opening sequence   Italian illustrator and artist Lorenzo Mattotti is, for the fifth consecutive year, the author of the image for the official poster, and for the fourth year, of the opening sequence for the Venice International Film Festival of La Biennale di Venezia.   The image chosen for the poster t...

Locarno75, we’re getting close!

  The Festival approaches and we cannot wait to welcome you all to Piazza Grande to celebrate this 75th edition! After two editions marked by the pandemic, this year the event will return to being in all respects what it has always been: an appointment open to all types of audiences, to which access is unrestricted, with hundreds of film premieres presented, and many opportunities to meet and rediscover the pleasure of sharing the seventh art.   ...

Excellence Award Davide Campari to Aaron Taylor-Johnson

The eclectic and talented British actor, who won the Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actor for Nocturnal Animals (Tom Ford, 2016), will receive the award on the evening of August 3 in the Piazza Grande, where he will also present the Locarno Film Festival's opening film Bullet Train, by David Leitch, a filmmaker who previously attended Locarno in 2017 with Atomic Blonde. Taylor-Johnson is known for roles as varied as John Lennon in Nowhere Boy&n...

Locarno75: Innovation plays a leading role at the Festival

In its anniversary edition, the Locarno Film Festival will open up to the new languages of the contemporary, with a 24-hour live talk on new media on Twitch, through the works and reflections of artists such as Hito Steyerl and the Total Refusal collective, with a virtual reality proposal in collaboration with GIFF, and with the presentation in video essay form of the first results of the work done by USI Locarno Film Festival Professor for the Future of Cinema and Audiovisual Arts Kevin B....