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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. ...

Director Lucrecia Martel President of the International Jury of the Venezia 76 Competition

Lucrecia Martel_© Eugenio Fernández Abril3     Director Lucrecia Martel (Zama, La mujer sin cabeza) will be the president of the International Jury of the Competition at the 76th Venice International Film Festival (August 28 - September 7, 2019), 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 chaired by Paolo Baratta, who confirmed the recommendation ...

Venice Film Festival_Ecstasy (1932) by Gustav Machaty Pre-opening Event of 76th Venice Film Festival

Screening in Sala Darsena on the Lido of the film-scandal of the 1934 Venice Film Festival –  Extase (Ecstasy) by Gustav Machatý, with Hedy Kiesler (Hedy Lamarr), in the world premiere of a new restored 4K digital copy   The film-scandal of the 2nd Venice International Film Festival in 1934, Extase (Ecstasy, 1932) written and directed by Gustav Machatý, with Hedy Kiesler (later known as Hedy Lamarr in Hollywood), is the film selected for the Pre-opening event on ...

Costa-Gavras awarded the Jaeger-LeCoultre Glory to the Filmmaker 2019 prize

La Biennale di Venezia / 76th Venice International Film Festival / 28 August > 7 September 2019       His new film Adults in the Room to be presented Out of Competition   La Biennale di Venezia and Jaeger-LeCoultre are pleased to announce that the great Greek-born French director Costa-Gavras (Z, Missing, Music Box) is the recipient of the Jaeger-LeCoultre Glory to the Filmmaker 2019 award of the 76th Venice International Film Festival (28 August - 7 September 2019...

The 76th Venice International Film Festival Screening Schedule

The 76th Venice International Film Festival will include the following sections:   Venezia 76 An international competition comprising a maximum of 20 feature-length films, presented as world premieres. Out of Competition Some of the most important works of the year will be presented in the non-competing section, for a maximum of 18 films. They may include the works of established authors who have participated in Competition in previous editions of the Venice Film Festival, ...

La Vérité (The Truth) directed by Kore-eda Hirokazu will close Venice

The film stars Catherine Deneuve, Juliette Binoche, Ethan Hawke, and kicks off the Venezia 76 Competition. SHARE THIS PAGE ONLa vérité (The Truth), directed by Kore-eda Hirokazu (Shoplifters; The Third Murder; Like Father, Like Son) and starring Catherine Deneuve, Juliette Binoche, Ethan Hawke, is the opening film, in Competition, of the 76th Venice International Film...

Luca Bigazzi (The Great Beauty, The Way We Laughed, Bread and Tulips) to receive the Campari Passion for Film Award

CAMPARI PASSION FOR FILM La Biennale di Venezia and Campari are pleased to announce that cinematographer Luca Bigazzi (The Great Beauty, The Way We Laughed, Bread and Tulips) is the recipient of the Campari Passion for Film Award of the 76th Venice International Film Festival. The award, instituted last year at the 75th Venice Film Festival, seeks to highligh...

Venice Classics restored films announced

Director and screenwriter Costanza Quatriglio (Sembra mio figlio, Terramatta, Con il fiato sospeso) will chair the Jury of Film Students which – for the eighth year in a row – will award the VENICE CLASSICS prizes for the respective competitions for BEST RESTORED FILM and for the BEST DOCUMENTARY ABOUT CINEMA. VENICE CLASSICS The 76th Venice International Film Festival will ...

Venice Production Bridge announces programs

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The VPB continues, as it has done over previous editions, to 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.  The VPB comprises the Venice Gap - Financing Market, the workshop Final Cut in Venice, the Book Adaptation Rights Market, the European Film Forum, Networking Sessions and Panels, as well as an Exhibition Area,...

Final Cut in Venice 2019 - 6 Selected Projects

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The Venice Production Bridge welcomes the 6 selected teams and their projects to the 7th edition of Final Cut In Venice,  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 Venice International Film Festival, directed by Alberto Barbera and organized by L...

VIDEO: Alberto Barbera receiving The Honorary Henri Langlois Award in Paris

    The awards ceremony took place under the eyes of an Eiffel Tower draped with mist and clothes of light in the mythical places of Trocadero which hosted, not so long ago, the cinematheque dear to Henri Langlois: tuesday January 22 at the City of Architecture and Heritage the profession was reunited to honor the cinema and the memory of Henri Langlois in the presence of his son and his niece.   I was very happy to see that the great work of ...

How to Judge VR in Venice by Anna Reeves

Marie Jourdren VR VIRGIN- !A SERIES OF THOUGHT-PIECES ABOUT MY PERSONAL JOURNEY ! INTO AN EMERGING ART FORM ! BY ANNA REEVES! ! Venice 2018 had 40 projects, 13 in competition and 10 others. ! 6 in the Best Of section and 4 from the Biennale College.! ! 2. HOW TO JUDGE?! ! The VR section at Venice was incredibly diverse and for such a nascent technology it is certainly beginning to find its feet. Yes, there are similarities to filmmaking but beyond the obvious lie irreconcilable diffe...

VENICE 2018 Competition Awards With Oscarly Echoes - Comments by Alex Deleon

By Alex Deleon Alfonso Cuarón. bestows a kiss on his Best Picture Golden Lion The 2018 Venice Film Festival. competition awards ran mostly true to form with top festival prizes going to established favorites and front runners with a few surprises on the outside track.   Willem Defoe's finely honed Portrayal of troubled painter Vincent van Gogh in the final years of his life was nearly a foregone conclusion for Best Actor in spite of the fact that critical reaction to &nb...

VR Virgin a series of thought pieces about my personal journey into an emerging art form by Anna Reeves

VR Prize Winners and Selectors   By Anna REEVES for filmfestivals.com   Venice 2018 had 40 projects, 13 in competition and 10 others. 6 in the Best Of section and 4 from the Biennale College. Eliza McNitt holding the Lion   THE VISCERAL SHOCK OF VIRTUAL REALITY I slip on the VR headset, computer inside the backpack, headphones on and then I look down at my hands and clothes. The white woman I usually am has been transformed into a black man. I can adjust my shadow by ...

VIDEO - Venezia 75 ZAN (KILLING) by Shinya Tsukamoto press conference and photocall

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Venezia 75 ZAN (KILLING) by Shinya Tsukamoto press conference and photocall ...

The Awards of the 75th Venice International Film Festival

  VENEZIA 75 The Venezia 75 Jury, chaired by Guillermo del Toro, and comprised of Sylvia Chang, Trine Dyrholm, Nicole Garcia, Paolo Genovese, Malgorzata Szumowska, Taika Waititi, Christoph Waltz, Naomi Watts, having viewed all 21 films in competition, has decided as follows: GOLDEN LION for Best Film to: ROMA by Alfonso Cuarón (Mexico) SILVER LION - GRAND JURY PRIZE to: THE FAVOURITE by Yorgos Lanthimos (UK, Ireland, USA) SILVER LION - AWARD FOR BEST DIRECTOR...

VIDEO - Awards FULL Ceremony of the 75th Venice International Film Festival

Awards Ceremony of the 75th Venice International Film Festival 8th September 2018 Palazzo del Cinema, Venice Lido               ...

Venice wrapped with awards - video and ambiance: The full coverage

  Read this online                  FOLLOW US ON THE SOCIAL NETWORKS:                     Email us to be featured in our newsletter   FULL AWARDS LIST   VENEZIA 75 The Venezia 75 Jury, chaired by Guillermo del Toro, and comprised of Sylvia Chang, Trine Dyrholm, Nicole Garcia, Paolo Genoves...

Collateral Awards of the 75th Venice Film Festival

Independently awarded by associations of film critics, clubs and cultural associations, and cinema professionals. HFPA Award – HFPA (Hollywood Foreign Press Association) Presented to three filmmakers (director, producer) from the Orizzonti category awarded for Best Film, Best Director and Special Jury Prize   Casa Wabi – Mantarraya Award (Fundación Casa Wabi - Mantarraya Group) To the director winner of the Award for a Debut Film of the 75th ...

VIDEO - Awards Ceremony of the 75th Venice International Film Festival (highlights)

Awards Ceremony of the 75th Venice International Film Festival (highlights) 8th September 2018 Alfonso Cuaron wins the Golden Lion #Venezia75 with ROMA @ROMACuaron   ...

VIDEO - Venezia 75 CAPRI-REVOLUTION by Mario Martone press conference and photocal

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Venezia 75 CAPRI-REVOLUTION by Mario Martone press conference and photocal ...

VIDEO - Venezia 75 THE NIGHTINGALE by Jennifer Kent press conference and photocall

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Venezia 75 THE NIGHTINGALE by Jennifer Kent press conference and photocall ...

GdA Awards 2018

GdA DIRECTOR'S AWARD   C'est ça l'amour - Real Love by Claire Burger "An extremely personal film from the director Claire Burger, an extremely relatable piece on the different situations we face in our lives, whether we are dealing with a failing relationship, or having our heart broken for the very first time. We chose this film due to its tenderness and its craft, which director Burger is completely in control of." THE ...

Jennifer Kent wins Special Jury Prize for "Nightingale"

Jennifer Kent Special Jury Prize Winner at Venice for "The Nightingale" (Australia).  "I think it’s of absolute importance to react with compassion and love toward ignorance. There is no other option. The film speaks very clearly to that. I am very proud of the film and my crew for daring to tell a story that needs to be told. Love, compassion, kindness are our lifeline and if we don’t utilize them we will all go down the plughole". The "Nightingale&...

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