Venice Production Bridge (September 2 - 7)

In order to book our VPB Services please fill out by the 2nd of August the INDUSTRY SERVICES FORM 

To check the services you can download the Venice Production Bridge booklet 2021 here.

Confirming its worldwide uniqueness, the Venice Production Bridge will propose the following events:

Venice Gap-Financing Market (September 3 – 5)
The number of international projects will be up to 45 and will include Biennale College Cinema and BCC Virtual Reality projects. During 3 days, the VGFM offers to the producers of feature films and documentaries, interactive and VR projects the possibility to encounter financiers through 30-minute one-to-one meetings.
Book Adaptation Rights Market (September 3 – 5)
25 International publishers will propose the adaptation rights of their works (novels, essays, graphic novels, children literature…) through one-to-one meetings with producers.
Final Cut in Venice (September 5 – 7)
The ninth edition of this workshop will present a limited number of quality rough cuts coming from all African countries, Iraq, Jordan, Palestine, Syria and Lebanon and will give them the opportunity of finding the postproduction financing through our partners and the participants.
On Site and Online VPB Market Screenings (September 2 – 10)
All Industry Gold, Trade and Online VPB accreditation holders can submit to the On Site and/or Online VPB Market Screenings films produced starting from January 1st 2021, respecting the copyright of all interested parties. It is also possible to organize private screenings for selected buyers. The Venice Production Bridge 2021 offers some screening rooms reserved to Industry screenings exclusively. All films must be submitted through the Industry Services Form.
For the On Site Market Screenings 4 Market Screenings rooms are available to sales agents and producers in order to present their films or to add more screenings to their selected films.
The Online VPB Market Screening will be organized for the entire duration of the Venice Production Birdge through Festival Scope Pro (, the B2B internet platform for film professionals.
European Film Forum (September 4 – 5) In association with the EU Media program, La Biennale will organize the sixth edition of the EFF with new themes and as last year with the coming of European Commissioner and key industry leaders. This unique rendezvous is now on all professionals’ agendas.
VOD Market Days (September 5 – 6) In association with Eurovod, the VPB will organize a SVOD / VOD market including specific panels and in-person one-to-one meetings during which European and International VOD platforms and companies will be able to propose their services to international distributors, rights holders and AV professionals. 
Focus: 'From Kabul to Bamako' (September 6 - 7) This new event will present a selection of 5-6 films projects in development, production and post-production phases from the creative and imaginary line 'From Kabul to Bamako' which includes Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Iran, Kenya, Uganda, Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso and Mail. Those projects will benefit from one-to-one meetings with VPB professionals, screenings for the projects in post production, a group meeting with VGFM and FCV participants and consultancies with Italian and International experts.

This event will be organised with the support and cooperation of the European Union and ITC Ethical Fashion Initiative.

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Venice Production Bridge Team

78th Venice International Film Festival, 1st - 11th September, 2021

Venice Production Bridge, 2nd - 7th September, 2021
Fondazione La Biennale di Venezia
Ca’ Giustinian - San Marco 1364/a, 30124 Venezia (I)
VPB Temporary Office 1st of June – 14th of September 2021
Palazzo del Casinò - Lungomare Marconi - 30126 Lido di Venezia (VE)
Tel. +39 041 2726595


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