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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. ...

Vanessa Redgrave Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement 2018 and screening of The Aspern Papers by Julien Landais

  The Aspern Papers by Julien Landais starring Vanessa Redgrave, Jonathan Rhys Meyers and Joely Richardson / Thursday 30 August in Sala Casinò (11:30 am) Special screening by invitation only     On the occasion of the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement award of the 2018 Venice Film Festival to Vanessa Redgrave, a special screening of the film The Aspern Papers, directed by Julien Landais, by invitation only, will be held on Thursday August 30th at 11:30...

75th Venice International Film Festival - Screening Schedule – For Ticket Holders

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    21:00               SALA DARSENA PRE OPENING FILM – INVITATION SCORING WITH ORIGINAL MUSIC BY MAESTRO ADMIR SHKURTAJ COMMISSIONED BY LA BIENNALE DI VENEZIA AND PERFORMED LIVE BY THE MESIMÈR ENSEMBLE VENEZIA CLASSICI DER GOLEM, WIE ER IN DIE WELT KAM by Paul WEGENER (Germany, 76’, intertitles German s/t Italian/English)     Wednesday  29 August 2018   19:00 ...

Campari Passion for Film Award to Bob Murawski

La Biennale di Venezia / 75th Venice International Film Festival /   American film editor Bob Murawski winner of the new Campari Passion for Film award of the Venice International Film Festival /   His latest work, the reconstruction of Orson Welles’ legendary The Other Side of the Wind, to be presented Out of Competition as a World Premiere   La Biennale di Venezia and Campari are pleased to announce that American film editor Bob Murawski (The Hurt Locker, Sp...

Master Class by David Cronenberg

A tribute to David Cronenberg Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement 2018 / M. Butterfly (1993) by David Cronenberg Thursday 6 September in Sala Grande (2 pm) after the awards ceremony / Master Class by the director Wednesday 5 September (3 pm) (Sala Perla 2, encounter with the public)   As a tribute to David Cronenberg, winner of the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement of the 2018 Venice Film Festival, there will be a screening on the Lido of M. Butterfly (1993), as recommended by t...

Zhang Yimou will receive the 2018 Jaeger-LeCoultre Glory to the Filmmaker award of the Venice Film Festival

Chinese director Zhang Yimou  Credits Foto Asac-La Biennale di Venezia    His new film Ying (Shadow) to be presented Out of Competition   La Biennale di Venezia and Jaeger-LeCoultre announce that the great Chinese director Zhang Yimou (Hero, Raise the Red Lantern, Ju Dou; twice winner of the Golden Lion in Venice, in 1992 with The Story of Qiu Ju and in 1999 with Not One Less) has been awarded the 2018 Jaeger-LeCoultre Glory to the Filmmaker of the 75th Venice Intern...

Pre-sales for screenings open for the 75th Venice International Film Festival

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The advanced sales ticketing service will be available from 8th August at 3 pm on www.boxol.it/biennalecinema for some selected screenings until the end of the available quantities for this kind of sale. The screenings available in pre-sale will be selected among those in Palazzo del Cinema (Sala Grande), Palabiennale, Sala Darsena and Sala Giardino theaters. If you buy a ticket for the following time slots: 7:30 pm and 10:00 pm in Sala Grande and 8:00 pm in PalaBiennale, you will...

VR in Venice 75

COMPETITION – INTERACTIVE MAKE NOISE Director  May Abdalla  Main Cast  Nikki Amuka-Bird / Great Britain / 8’     THE UNKNOWN PATIENT Director  Michael Be...

Follow the leaders to The 3rd edition of the Venice Production Bridge

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Brochures of the Venice Production Bridge 4 main sections

The third edition of the Venice Production Bridge (#VeniceProductionBridge) will take place from August 30th to September 4th, 2018. It will join and reinforce  the Venice Production Bridge Office which will work, as it has in past years, throughout the entire 75th Venice International Film Festival (August 29th  – September 8th ), offering many services to its guests. The Venice Production Bridge focuses on the presentation and exchange of original projects for ...

Venice Production Bridge launches new website

Among the major new features of the 75th Venice International Film Festival, and in particular of the 2018 edition of the Venice Production Bridge (30th August - 4th September 2018), what was previously known as the Venice Production Bridge Platform has been transformed into a website dedicated to the Venice Production Bridge. This will be open to all users and the various implemented sections (Home and News, Agenda, Downloads, Locations, Digit...

Driven by Nick Hamm will close the 75th Venice Film Festival

Driven directed by Nick Hamm (The Journey, Killing Bono) is the closing film, Out of Competition, of the 75th Venice International Film Festival (August 29 – September 8, 2018), directed by Alberto Barbera and organized by the Biennale di Venezia, chaired by Paolo Baratta. The world premiere of Driven will be screened on Saturday, September 8th in the Sala Grande of the Palazzo del Cinema at the Lido di Venezia; the screening will be held after the awards ceremony. Nick Hamm declared: &l...

6 projects selected for Final Cut in Venice Production Bridge

The 6 projects that are going to participate in Final Cut in Venice have been selected. The workshop, promoted by La Biennale di Venezia and the Venice Production Bridge has the purpose to provide concrete assistance in the completion of films from all African countries and from Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, and Syria. FINAL CUT IN VENICE Download the brochure (pdf) The workshop offers the opportunity to present films still in production phase to international film ...

21 Films competing for Venice 75

VENEZIA 75   FIRST MAN Director  Damien Chazelle  Main Cast  Ryan Gosling, Jason Clarke, Claire Foy / USA / 138’   THE MOUNTAIN Director  Rick Alverson  Main Cast  Tye Sheridan, Jeff Goldblum, Hannah Gross, Denis Lavant, Udo Kier / USA / 106’     DOUBLES VIES ...

Line-Up of the 75th Venice Film Festival announced

The 75th Venice International Film Festival will include the following sections:   Venezia 75 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 Fi...

David Cronenberg Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement

  DAVID CRONENBERG GOLDEN LION FOR LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT The acknowledgement to David Cronenberg will be presented during the 75th Venice Film Festival (29 August - 8 September 2018).  David Cronenberg will receive the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement for directors at the 75th Venice International Film Festival (August 29 – September 8, 201...

46 projects selected for The Venice Gap Financing Market @ Venice Production Bridge

European and international projects selected during the year will be able to close their financing.   The 5th edition of the Venice Gap-Financing Market (August 31 - September 2, 2018), organised as part of the Venice Production Bridge, to be held during the 75th Venice International Film Festival, will once again be the place where European and international projects selected during the year will be able to close their financing, through one-to-one meetings with potential ...

3rd edition of the book adapatation rights market @ Venice Production Bridge,

he  From 31 August to 2 September as part of the Venice Production Bridge, in the context of the 75th Venice Film Festival. Book Adaptation Rights Market will offer 23 international publishing houses a dedicated area within the Venice Production Bridge that, with this event, renews its vocation to foster the development and production of international and European projects across a range of audiovisual forms. During this 3-day event one-to-one m...

Vanessa Redgrave to receive Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement in Venice

British actress Vanessa Redgrave has been awarded the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement at the 75th Venice International Film Festival (29 August – 8 September, 2018).   The decision was made by the Board of Directors of the Biennale di Venezia chaired by Paolo Baratta, upon recommendation of the Director of the Venice Film Festival, Alberto Barbera. This is the second Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement of the 75th Venice Film Festival. As already announced, the Golden Lion t...

A Star is Born to hold World Premiere at the 75th Venice Film Festival

Director/writer Bradley Cooper’s A Star is Born, starring Cooper and Lady Gaga, to hold world premiere at the 75th Venice Film Festival   The Biennale di Venezia announced today that A Star is Born, the much-anticipated directorial debut of four-time Oscar®  nominee Bradley Cooper (American Sniper, American Hustle, Silver Linings Playbook) and feature film debut of award-winning actor and Oscar® -nominated musical artist Lady Gaga (Best Song, “Til It Happens ...

Venice Film Festival The Golem (1920) Pre-opening Event of the 75th Venice Film Festival

  La Biennale di Venezia / Pre-opening event (Tuesday 28 August) of the 75th Venice International Film Festival 2018   In Sala Darsena on the Lido a classic of silent film The Golem – How He Came Into The World (1920) by Paul Wegener in a world premiere screening of a newly restored 4K digital copy made from the original negative / Scoring with original music by maestro Admir Shkurtaj commissioned by La Biennale di Venezia and perfor...

First Man, directed by Damien Chazelle (La La Land, Whiplash) to open the 75th Venice Film Festival

La Biennale di Venezia / 75th Venice International Film Festival / August 29 – September 8, 2018     Universal Pictures’ First Man, from Director Damien Chazelle, Makes World Premiere as Opening Film of the 75th Venice Film Festival    Universal Pictures’ First Man, directed by Damien Chazelle (La La Land, Whiplash) and starring Ryan Gosling, Jason Clarke and Claire Foy, has been announced as the opening film, in Competition, of the 75th Ven...

Special Orrizonti jury prize to problematic 'Caniba' at Venice

The special jury prize in the Orrizonti section of the 74th Venice Film Festival was awarded to Caniba directed by Lucien Castaing-Taylor and Véréna Paravel. The film debuted on September 4. The filmmakers allege that they employ “a decentered, nonanthropocentric approach to the visual practice of the moving image". Further, "their camera does not focus primarily on humans as privileged actors in the world but rather on the fabric of affective relations...

Hollywood Dominated Venice 74

by Alex Deleon   The 2017 Venice Film Festival was so overwhelmingly dominated by Hollywood films and personalities that it was to all intents and purposes an American festival that happened to be taking place in Italy.  First of all the career awards.  Tandem career Lions were presented to senior Hollywood icons, Robert Redford (81) and one time First Lady of Protest Jane Fonda (79) on the second night of the fest. Both still looking good in spite of their dental lengthiness ...

Some Venice Moments at Palazzina by Starck

Among the many celebrities who attended Palazzina diner partie this year: Penelope Cruz and husband Javier Bardem who brought Loving Pablo to Venice. Friday September 1s the cast of the film Diva! was the guest of Palazzina dinner gala. The world premiere screening is going to be at the 74th Venice International Film Festival and on Sky arte in autumn. 8 the actress who took part at the shooting of the director Francesco Patierno, Nastro D’argento winner at the Panorama section of Be...
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