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New Award for the Best First Film in Locarno

© Festival del film Locarno The Festival del film Locarno and the City of Milan, as part of a strong desire for a collaboration, announce their intention to establish the Pardo alla Migliore Opera Prima “Città di Milano” (Award for the Best First Film). The Festival del film Locarno’s President and Board of Directors, along with the City of Milan’s Assessore alla Cultura, Moda, Design, Stefano Boeri, are delighted to announce their desire to establis...

Locarno Open Doors 2013 to focus on the South Caucasus

© Festival del film Locarno The eleventh edition of Open Doors will focus on the South Caucasus. The Festival del film Locarno’s section that supports and puts the spotlight on filmmakers and films from countries in the South and East where independent cinema is vulnerable will also introduce a new component. With support from the Swiss Foreign Ministry’s Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), every year Open Doors focuses on a different region; following Africa i...

The 65th edition of the Locarno fest has just concluded

  © Festival del film Locarno  Last night, Saturday 11 August, the 65th edition of the Festival del film Locarno concluded with the awards ceremony on the Piazza Grande before an audience of 5,700 people. The President Marco Solari, expressing his gratitude to the whole Festival team, has reminded right away, that “the end of a Festival is the beginning of the next one. Among the priorities there is an increase of the worldwide marketing of the Festival and the suppor...

Locarno unveils its program

  The day of the beginning of the Locarno Festival is nearly here and from today it is possible to display the day by day calendar of the screenings and the meetings which will be organized in this 65th edition. Check this online on Locarno's website: . As every year, on the other hand, the small paper program will be handed out for free in all the main Locarnese meeting points during the days prec...

7th Edition of the International Oriental Film Festival in Geneva (FIFOG) In Geneva, Versoix, Lausanne, and Gex

  The festival runs From 28th April  May 6th   With support from the Republic and Canton of Geneva, the Department of Culture of the City of Geneva, and several other major partners, the 7th edition of the International Oriental Film Festival in Geneva—organized by the FIFOG association in collaboration with various partners working to promote cinematography, as well as cultural dialogue and diversity—will be held from 28th April to 6th May 2012 in Geneva (CAC-Vol...

Locarno opened with J.J Abrams' super 8

The 64th Festival del film Locarno opens on Wednesday August 3 with a screening of J.J. Abrams’ Super 8 on the Piazza Grande.  Following the success of the last night’s free screening of Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961, by Blake Edwards), sponsored by Valora and its president Rolando Benedick, the former president of Manor, which attracted an audience of 4,800 to the Piazza Grande, tomorrow there will be the Pre-Festival’s second free offering to local residents and touris...

Zurich Film Festival 2010

On Sunday October, 3, 2010 Last day of Zurich FF best controversial film of the year... The Balibo Conspiracy by director Robert Connolly Read in depth interview with director here:  

Film Finance Forum Zurich wrapped

The first annual Film Finance Forum Zurich proved to be a major success for organizers and attendees. Held on Saturday, September 25th, the event attracted over 100 participants who descended on the Dolder Grand Hotel, which sits atop the outlying hills of Zurich, overlooking the city and Swiss countryside. Winston|Baker and Millbrook Pictures presented the first Film Finance Forum Zurich in association with the Zurich Film Festival and Variety and sponsored by Magnet Media Group.The forum was c...

Locarno to start European tour

Locarno in Rome – September 1/6September 1-6: the Italian capital will host “I Grandi Festival – Locarno a Roma” (The Big Festivals – Locarno in Rome). Roman audiences will have the opportunity to see a range of films from the most recent edition of the Locarno event. In addition, this year, to celebrate the tenth anniversary of this initiative, a retrospective program will present ten Italian films that have marked the history of the Locarno Festival. Full program information will be...

Film Finance Forum at Zurich Film Festival

Zurich Film Festival: The First Ever Film Finance Forum in Switzerland Theme: Financing in the Film Industry Winston|Baker will present the inaugural Film Finance Forum Zurich within the framework of the Zurich Film Festival on September 25, 2010. Leading experts from the film industry and the world of finance are invited to Zurich’s Hotel Dolder Grand to participate in a day of discussions on the theme of film financing and to explore the influence of current economic trends on the internatio...

KINSHASA SYMPHONY opens 16th Visions du Réel festival in Nyon (15 - 21 April)

There will be a strong presence of German documentaries at this year's Visions du Réel festival in Nyon: apart from the opening film, 25 German films or co-productions have been invited to this highly respected festival in Switzerland. BERLIN -STETTIN by Volker Koepp and LULLABY (WIEGENLIEDER) by Tamara Trampe and Johann Feindt will be competing in the International Competition of Visions du Réel  for the CHF 20,000 Grand Prix.   The following will be showing in the ne...


Zurich Festival in the spotlight

The 5th Zurich Film Festival will take place at the cinemas corso and Arthouse Le Paris from September 24 until October 4, 2009. A public festival for those who have already seen it all. The Zurich Film Festival will screen more than 60 Swiss and international film premieres in the International Feature Film Competition, the International Documentary Film Competition, the German Language Film Competition, the Out of Competition and New World View Argentina series. Entering just its fifth year,...

A successful start at Zurich Film Festival’s with Lila, Lila

The Zurich Film Festival is off to a wonderful start! Attracting prominent national and international guests from the fields of politics, business and the entertainment industry, the dazzling opening night will be followed by ten jam-packed days of cinematic highlights. Fifty films will be screened, most of them in the presence of their directors, who will then be available to answer questions from the audience immediately after the premieres. Evening side events at the Seefeld-Razzia, Valzer Ba...

Lila Lila to open Zurich Film Festival

The 5th Zurich Film Festival will celebrate its opening with the world premiere of the German language comedy Lila Lila, which will screen at the Cinema Corso on Thursday night, September 24th. The announcement was made today by ZFF Directors Karl Spoerri and Nadja Schildknecht.On hand for the world premiere screening will be the film’s lead actors Daniel Brühl (Good Bye Lenin!, The Edukators) and Hannah Herzsprung (4 Minutes, The Reader), Director Alain Gsponer (Kiki and Tiger, Rose) and the...

Pippo Delbono at the Locarno Film Festival

The 62nd Locarno International Film Festival is to welcome the well-known Italian theater actor and director Pippo Delbono, presenting his entire filmography. Among the latter will be a number of works never before screened and his latest full-length feature, La Paura, co-produced by Forum des Images (Paris), just completed and filmed entirely on a mobile phone. Pippo Delbono was born in Varazze, not far from the city of Savona on the Italian Riviera, in 1959. In 1987, after some years working ...

Locarno Artistic Director to keynote at IFFS Paris

Research & Choices: Festival Selection and Programming Throughout its 62 year history, the Locarno International Film Festival has occupied a unique position in the landscape of the major film festivals. Every August, around 180,000 cinema-goers, 1,100 journalists, and 3,400 professionals converge on the small Swiss-Italian town of Locarno, right in the heart of Europe, which becomes the world capital of auteur cinema for eleven days. During the day, a demanding selection of fe...

Locarno Artistic Director to keynote at IFFS Paris

Research & Choices: Festival Selection and Programming Throughout its 62 year history, the Locarno International Film Festival has occupied a unique position in the landscape of the major film festivals. Every August, around 180,000 cinema-goers, 1,100 journalists, and 3,400 professionals converge on the small Swiss-Italian town of Locarno, right in the heart of Europe, which becomes the world capital of auteur cinema for eleven days. During the day, a demanding selection of fearlessly radical f...

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Every August, around 200,000 cinema-goers, over 1,100 journalists, and 3,200 professionals converge on the small Swiss-Italian town of Locarno,which becomes the world capital of cinema. Since 65 years, the Festival del film Locarno is one of the majors international film festivals. Every August it becomes the world capital of auteur cinema for eleven days.


Report on the 61st édition: success despite some rain at the end

The closing ceremony for the 61st edition of the Locarno International Film Festival took place on Saturday August 16 on the Piazza Grande. The Golden Leopard was awarded to Parque via by Enrique Rivero (Mexico). This first feature is also the first Mexican film to win the Locarno Golden Leopard ever.Initial statistics on the 61st edition confirm the Festival's vitality and appeal to the public, the professionals and the press. The figures are inevitably affected however by the changeable weathe...


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