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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. ...

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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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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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 BNL PE...

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&...

"Camorra" in Venice Horizons section looks back on organized crime in Naples

©Moira Sullivan - FIPRESCI For Filmfestivals.com "Camorra" by Francesco Patierno, a documentary in the Venice "Orizzonti" section attempts to unravel the origins of organized crime in the region of Compania and capital Naples on its own terms through historic newreel footage and photojournalism. Editor Maria Fantastica Valmori is behind the montage of this footage from the 1970's to 1990's that feels like a continuous essay, relentless shocking and disturbing...

Jose by Li Cheng wins Queer Lion in Venise

Director Li Cheng and actor Enrique Salanic at the awards ceremony. "JOSE" is the first Guatemalan and Central American film ever presented at Venice Film Festival AND winning a prize!  “JOSE” lead actor Enrique Salanic is ethnic Mayan, speaks fluent English, Spanish and Mayan language   Director Li Cheng and actor Enrique Salanic ...

33rd Venice International Film Critics’ Week Awards

    LISSA AMMETSAJJEL_GhiathAyoub_GionaANazzar_SaeedAlBatal LISSA AMMETSAJJEL Ghiath Ayoub Giona ANazzar Saeed Al Batal Lissa Ammetsajjel (Still Recording) by Syrian directors Saeed Al Batal and Ghiath Ayoub wins the Audience Award and the Mario Serandrei - Hotel Saturnia Award for Best Technical Contribution  Bêtes blondes (Blonde Animals) by Alexia Walther and Maxime Matray earns the Verona Film Club Award  Maxime Matray GionaA Nazzaro...

33rd Venice International Film Critics’ Week Day 9

  Finnish artist and singer Anna Eriksson debuts at the Venice Film Critics' Week with her experimental film M   Tomorrow, Thursday September 6, Italian short film Malo tempo presents the portrait of a man sentenced to the void     SCREENINGS PRESS SCREENING: Wednesday, September 5, 8pm, Sala Perla 2 (Palazzo del Casinò) Press/Industry OFFICIAL SCREENING + Q&A: Thursday September 6, 2pm, Sala Perla (Palazzo...

The HFPA Celebrated the 75th Venice Film Frestival

    by Elisabeth Sereda HFPA   Together we are 150. The world’s oldest film festival and Hollywood’s first international awards association celebrated their 75thanniversaries with a party and a joint announcement about the HFPA’s new Residency initiative, in partnership with Film Independent, which will bring three winners from the festival’s Orizzonti...

David Cronenberg Masterclass in Venice

Author of #NakedLunch, #EXistenZ, #The Fly and #Crash, #DavidCronenberg will receive the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement at #Venezia75 on Thursday 6 September at the Sala Grande at 2pm. Followed by the screening of #MButterfly David Cronenberg: “Any artist tries to push the boundaries. It’s inevitable that sometimes you have to transgress social norms” ...

VIDEO - Venezia 75 NUESTRO TIEMPO by Carlos Reygadas press conference and photocall

Venezia 75 NUESTRO TIEMPO by Carlos Reygadas press conference and photocall ...

Jaeger-LeCoultre Venetian dinner celebrates savoir-faire and style

Jaeger-LeCoultre, official partner of the Venice International Film Festival for the 14th consecutive year, hosted 80 guests from the all over the world at the magnificent Palais Pisani Moretta tonight. Paying tribute to the art of filmmaking, CEO of Jaeger-LeCoultre, Catherine Rénier welcomed British actor Benedict Cumberbatch and South Korean actor Lee Byung-Hun, at a palace which has previously welcomed Tsar Paul I of Russia, Joséphine Bonaparte, Holy Roman Emperor Joseph II a...

Venice in full gear Newsletter

Filmfestivals.com brings you the Venice online dailies and newsletters with editorial coverage of the festival and industry events.       Read this online                  FOLLOW US ON THE SOCIAL NETWORKS:                     Email us to be featured in our newsletter   "Jose...


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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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