79TH VENICE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL VENICE PRODUCTION BRIDGE FAQ

The Venice Production Bridge website (www.veniceproductionbridge.org) will be your main tool to navigate the market, through which you will be able to request 1-to-1 meetings, screen new titles in the Digital Video Library, check the VPB Programme of panels and events, and live stream some of these on the VPB Live Channel.

  1. How can I access the restricted areas of the VPB website?
    All Industry Gold and Trade registered delegates will receive an email  containing their credentials from vpboffice@labiennale.org.
  2. Where can I find the list of Industry delegates that take part in the market? You can find the list of all Industry Gold and Trade delegates on the Industry Guide section of our website, where you will also be able to download it.

ONE-TO-ONE MEETINGS

  1. Where do the meetings take place?
    Meetings will take place on-site at the Venice Production Bridge areas on the 3rd floor of the Excelsior Hotel and on the Venice Immersive Island (Lazzaretto Vecchio) for the immersive meetings.
  2. How can I book one-to-one meetings?
    If you are a Gold or Trade delegate you will be able to request one-to-one meetings with the Venice Gap Finacing Market, Final Cut in Venice and Book Adaptation Rights Market representatives, through their  specific sections on the VPB website.
  3. Where can I find my personal Meetings agenda?
    You can check your agenda of meetings by clicking on “My Requested Meetings” button within the Venice Gap Finacing MarketFinal Cut in Venice and Book Adaptation Rights Market sections on the Venice Production Bridge website.

FINAL CUT IN VENICE Workshop (Sept. 3-5)

  1. How can I access the Final Cut in Venice screenings?
    Access to the FCV workshop will be reserved to Industry Gold and Trade delegates. You can download the FCV brochure at this link. The screenings will take place in the Sala Pasinetti (Palazzo del Cinema, Lido di Venezia), followed by a Q&A session.
  2. How can I meet the Final Cut in Venice project representatives?
    The Final Cut in Venice 1-to-1 meetings will take place on-site (Hotel Excelsior / FCV Area / Foyer) on Sept. 5th, scheduled following Venice’s local time. For questions regarding how to request  these meetings, please refer to question #3.

VPB MARKET SCREENINGS
The Venice Production Bridge is glad to offer to Industry Gold and Trade delegates VPB Market Screenings to view films from the official selection of the Festival and titles submitted through the VPB.

  1. Where can I watch the VPB Market Screenings?
    The screenings will take place in Sala Pasinetti (119 seats) and Sala Volpi (149 seats).

DIGITAL VIDEO LIBRARY
Through the Digital Video Library, Industry Gold and Trade delegates will have the opportunity to watch titles from the Official Selection, Biennale College, Venice Critics’ Week, Giornate degli Autori, work-in- progress films from the Final Cut in Venice workshop, and titles submitted through the Venice Production Bridge up to two weeks after the end of the Festival.

  1. How can I access the Digital Video Library?
    In the Digital Video Library: catalogue section of the Venice Production Bridge website, you will find all the titles available, the date from which they will be accessible, and the direct link to watch them on Festival Scope Pro. In order to access the screenings, please remember to activate your Festival Scope credentials through the email sent to your address by notification@festivalscope.com. For any question  regarding your Festival Scope Pro account you can directly contact us at VPBoffice@labiennale.org.

VPB PANELS AND EVENTS

  1. Where can I find the events programme?
    All the VPB Events taking place at the Spazio Incontri (Excelsior Hotel) and on the Venice Immersive Island (Lazzaretto Vecchio) are listed day-by-day in the Venice Production Bridge  website, and the full programme is available to download at this link.
  2. How can I attend a VPB event? Do I need to register?
    Besides the 1-to-1 meetings which are accessible to Gold and Trade pass holders upon reservation, all the events held at the Spazio Incontri (3rd floor Hotel Excelsior) are open to accreditation holders and public without reservation. All the events held at the Immersive Spazio Incontri (Venice Immersive Island) are open to accreditation and Immersive pass holders without reservation. All the cocktails organized are by invitation only.
  3. What if I’m not in Venice or the event I would like to attend is sold  out?
    Most of the events taking place in the Spazio  Incontri and the Immersive Spazio Incontri will also be live streamed on the VPB Live Channel, open to everyone. You can check the list of events that will be live streamed on our Agenda.