Programme

August 29th

  • 11:00 ANICA - Focus on China - Best Shooting Places in China
    Hotel Excelsior, Italian Pavilion
    Panel
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    Access: Open to everyone
    11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

    organized by Xinhuanet Europe

  • 17:00 ANICA - Focus on China
    Palazzo del Cinema / Sala Darsena
    VPB Market screening
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    Access: Only registered delegates through: eventidgc@beniculturali.it
    5 p.m. - 7 p.m.

    VPB Market Screening “Focus on China”

August 30th

  • 09:00 LUX FILM PRIZE of the EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT
    Cinema Astra, Sala Astra 2
    VPB Market screening
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    Access: By invitation only
    9.00 a.m. - 11.00 a.m. Kicks off its European journey from Venice: discover the 3 films in Competition

    9.00 a.m. - 11.00 a.m. VPB Market Screening: Cold Case Hammarskjöld by Mads Brügge (118’)

     

     

  • 09:00 VPB Market Screening - "MAGARI"
    Palazzo del Cinema / Sala Pasinetti
    Screening
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    Access: Gold and Trade accreditations only
    9 a.m - 11 a.m.

    "Magari" by Ginevra Elkan

    RAI CINEMA

  • 09:30 Venice Production Bridge - Venice Gap-Financing Market
    Hotel Excelsior, VGFM Area
    VPB 1to1 meetings
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    Access: Gold and Trade accreditations only
    August 30 - September 1, 9.30 a.m. – 6.30 p.m.

    51 selected European and international projects will search for financing and co-producers through one-to-one meetings.

  • 09:30 Venice Production Bridge - Book Adaptation Rights Market
    Hotel Excelsior, BARM Area
    VPB 1to1 meetings
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    Access: Gold and Trade accreditations only
    August 30 - September 1, 9.30 a.m. – 6.30 p.m

    25 European and international editors and literary agencies will propose rights to movie adaptations of their works through one-to-one meetings.

  • 10:00 Venice Production Bridge - VR Pitch
    Spazio Incontri (VR Island)
    Presentation
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    Access: Open to all industry accreditations
    10.00 a.m. - 1 p.m.

    Presentation of 12 VR Immersive Story Projects / Venice Gap-Financing Market

  • 10:30 ANICA - Focus on China - Dialogue between Film Professionals from China and Italy
    Hotel Excelsior, Italian Pavilion
    Panel
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    Access: Open to everyone
    10.30 a.m - 12 p. m.

    organized by Xinhuanet Europe

  • 11:00 PRIVATE SCREENING
    Palazzo del Cinema / Sala Pasinetti
    Screening
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    Access: By invitation only
    11.15 a.m. - 1.15 p.m.
  • 11:10 LUX FILM PRIZE of the EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT
    Cinema Astra, Sala Astra 2
    VPB Market screening
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    Access: By invitation only
    11.10 a.m. – 1.15 p.m. Kicks off its European journey from Venice: discover the 3 films in Competition

    11.10 a.m. – 1.15 p.m. VPB Market Screening:  The Realm  by Rodrigo Sorogoyen (122’)

     

  • 14:00 Brussels XR ecosystem: cutting edge companies and regional support
    Spazio Incontri (VR Island)
    Panel
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    Access: Open to all industry accreditations
    2 p.m. – 4 p.m.

    organized by hub.brussels

  • 14:00 Last Money In : Shared Experience on how to fill the Final Gap
    Hotel Des Bains
    Panel
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    Access: Only registered delegates through: eventidgc@beniculturali.it
    10.30 a.m. - 14.00 p.m.

    organized by European Producers Club

    Access by registration ONLY, through: eventidgc@beniculturali.it

     

     

  • 14:15 I LOVE GAI - Concorso Giovani Autori Italiani
    Cinema Astra, Sala Astra 2
    Screening
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    Access: By invitation only
    2.15 p.m. - 7 p.m.

     

    14.15 - 14.30

    Presentazione concorso 

     

    14.30 - 15.30

    Daughterland by Andrea Di Paola

    Escena Final by Tommaso Santambrogio

    Una cosa mia by Giovanni Dota

    In Her Shoes by Maria Lovine

    Lo schiacciapensieri by Domenico Modafferi

     

    15:45 - 17:00 

    L'interprete by Hleb Papou

    Partenze by Nicolas Morganti Patrignani

    Labor by Cecilia Albertini

    La Bête by Filippo Meneghetti

    Gli arcidiavoli by Lorenzo Pullega

     

    17:15 - 19:00

    Far East by Cristina Puccinelli

    La scelta by Giuseppe Alessio Nuzzo

    La bellezza by imperfetta by Davide Vigore

    Armonia by Giovanni Mauriello

    La strada vecchia by Damiano Giacomelli

    Le case che eravamo by Arianna Lodeserto

     

    By various authors SIAE in collaboration with Lightbox

  • 16:00 Towards an international arthouse strategy - Arthouse cinemas and the film industry
    Spazio Incontri (VR Island)
    Panel
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    Access: Open to all industry accreditations
    4 p.m. - 6 p.m.

    organized by CICAE

  • 17:00 ANICA - Focus on China
    Palazzo del Cinema / Sala Pasinetti
    VPB Market screening
    +
    Access: Gold and Trade accreditations only
    5 p.m. - 7 p.m.

    VPB Market Screening “Focus on China”

  • 17:30 VR Happy Hour
    Spazio Incontri (VR Island)
    Event
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    Access: Open to all industry accreditations
    with the kind support of CreativeXR, the immersive content accelerator programme developed by Digital Catapult and Arts Council England.
  • 17:30 Media Aperitivo Edition 2. Meet The European Industry
    Hotel Des Bains
    Event
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    Access: By invitation only
    5.30 p.m.

    organized by Creative Europe Desk Italy - MEDIA

  • 20:00 Venice Production Bridge Party
    Hotel Excelsior / Beach Pavilion
    Event
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    Access: Gold and Trade accreditations only
    8 p.m. - 11 p.m.

August 31st

  • 09:00 LUX FILM PRIZE of the EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT
    Cinema Astra, Sala Astra 2
    VPB Market screening
    +
    Access: By invitation only
    9:00 a. m. Kicks off its European journey from Venice: discover the 3 films in Competition

    VPB Market Screening:  LUX FILM PRIZE COMPETITION FILM

  • 09:30 Venice Production Bridge - Final Cut in Venice
    Palazzo del Cinema / Sala Pasinetti
    Presentation
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    Access: Gold and Trade accreditations only
    9.30 a.m. - 9.45 a.m.

    Introduction to the project and greetings by Festival Director Alberto Barbera at the opening of the 7th edition of the workshop, which supports the completion of films from African countries, Jordan, Iraq, Lebanon, Palestine, and Syria.

  • 09:45 Venice Production Bridge - Final Cut in Venice
    Palazzo del Cinema / Sala Pasinetti
    Screening
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    Access: Gold and Trade accreditations only
    August 31, 9.45 a.m. – 1.30 p.m./ 2.45 p. m. – 4.15 p.m. and September 1, 9.30 a.m. – 1.30 p.m./ 2.45 p.m. – 5.00 p.m.

    Screening of 6 selected films for the 7th edition of the workshop.

  • 11:00 Collective Wisdom on VR Island. Panel and reception on Co-Creative Practices
    Spazio Incontri (VR Island)
    Panel
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    Access: Open to all industry accreditations
    11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

    hosted by CoCreation Studio at MIT Open Documentary Lab

  • 15:45 European Film Forum - European stories go global : promoting European audiovisual works beyond Europe.
    Excelsior Hotel / Sala Stucchi
    Panel
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    Access: Open to everyone
    3.45 p.m. - 6.30 p.m.

    In association with the EU's Creative Europe MEDIA programme, La Biennale di Venezia will organize the 5th edition of the European Film Forum (August 31st, 2019) with the attendance of key industry leaders from all over the world.

    Seizing the opportunity of celebrating the 76th anniversary of the Venice International Film Festival, this event will focus on how to ensure that European works attract larger audiences in key third markets, including Asia and the Americas.

    The event will be opened by Paolo Baratta, President of La Biennale di Venezia, and a key note speech will be given by European Commissioner Mariya Gabriel, responsible for the Digital Economy and Society.

  • 17:00 VR Happy Hour
    Spazio Incontri (VR Island)
    Event
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    Access: Open to all industry accreditations
    with the kind support of Medienboard BerlinBrandenburg & VRBB
  • 17:00 ANICA incontra Focus China - ANICA SPECIAL EVENT
    Palazzo del Cinema / Sala Pasinetti
    VPB Market screening
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    Access: Gold and Trade accreditations only
    5 p.m. - 7 p.m.

    VPB Market Screening “Focus on China”

September 1st

  • 10:30 ANICA - Italy: Europe’s Audiovisual Bridge between USA, China and Japan
    Excelsior Hotel / Sala Stucchi
    Panel
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    Access: Gold and Trade accreditations only
    10.30 a.m. - 12.30 p.m.
  • 14:30 ANICA – Special Event - Italy, China, Japan, USA: Case Studies – Global Production and Distribution
    Excelsior Hotel / Sala Stucchi
    Panel
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    Access: Gold and Trade accreditations only
    2.30 p.m. - 4.30 p.m.
  • 14:30 Symposium on The Art of Reviewing VR
    Spazio Incontri (VR Island)
    Panel
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    Access: Open to everyone
    2.30 p.m. - 5 p.m.

    as part of the official program of Venice Biennale Venice VR Competition section

  • 16:00 Migrant cinema in Italy, Mutti-Amm. Prize, Awards ceremony of the 11th Edition
    Hotel Des Bains
    Panel
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    Access: -
    4 p.m. - 5.30 p.m.

    organized by Associazione Amici di Giana

  • 18:30 Venice Production Bridge Cocktail
    Hotel Excelsior / Beach Pavilion
    Event
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    Access: By invitation only
    6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.

     Supported by Connect4Climate - World Bank Group, Eurimages and Arab Cinema Center.

September 2nd

  • 09:30 Venice Production Bridge - Final Cut in Venice
    Hotel Excelsior / Sala Poveglia
    VPB 1to1 meetings
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    Access: Gold and Trade accreditations only
    9.30 a.m. - 6.30 p.m.

    FCV meetings between the 6 selected films and professionals.

  • 11:00 ANICA - Focus on Japan - Press Conference Focus on Japan
    Hotel Excelsior, Italian Pavilion
    Panel
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    Access: Open to everyone
    11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • 14:00 Seminar on Gender Equality and Inclusivity and Film Industry
    Spazio Incontri (Hotel Excelsior)
    Panel
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    Access: Open to everyone
    2 p.m. - 5.30 p.m.

    organized by La Biennale, Eurimages, Women in Film Television and Media Italy and Dissenso Comune

  • 15:00 ANICA - Focus on Japan - ANICA encounters Focus Japan
    Palazzo del Cinema / Sala Pasinetti
    VPB Market screening
    +
    Access: By invitation only
    3 p.m. - 5 p.m.

    VPB Market Screening “Focus on Japan”

  • 17:00 ANICA - Focus on Japan
    Palazzo del Cinema / Sala Pasinetti
    VPB Market screening
    +
    Access: By invitation only
    5 p.m. - 7 p.m.

    VPB Market Screening “Focus on Japan”

September 3rd

  • 14:30 ANICA - Focus on Japan
    Palazzo del Cinema / Sala Pasinetti
    VPB Market screening
    +
    Access: By invitation only
    2.30 p.m. - 4.30 p.m.

    VPB Market Screening “Focus on Japan"

  • 17:00 ANICA - Focus on Japan
    Palazzo del Cinema / Sala Pasinetti
    VPB Market screening
    +
    Access: By invitation only
    5 p.m. - 7 p.m.

    VPB Market Screening “Focus on Japan”

September 5th

  • 14:00 The Venice Production Bridge presents - Il Futuro del Corto d’Autore : Autori Fedic di ieri e di oggi
    Spazio Incontri (Hotel Excelsior)
    Panel
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    Access: Open to everyone
    2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

    edited by Paolo Micalizzi and Fedic Cinema

  • 17:00 Viaggio in Italia: la Corte costituzionale nelle carceri
    Hotel Excelsior
    Panel
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    Access: For buyers only
    5 p.m.

    Film directed by Fabio Cavalli (Clipper Media productions, in collaboration with  Rai Cinema),

    In collaboration with the Constitutional Court.