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About Venice Film Festival:

The 79th Venice International Film Festival is organised by La Biennale di Venezia and will be held on the Lido di Venezia from 31 August to 10 September 2022. The Festival is officially recognised by the FIAPF (International Federation of Film Producers Association).

The aim of the Festival is to raise awareness and promote international cinema in all its forms as art, entertainment and as an industry, in a spirit of freedom and dialogue. One section is devoted to enhance the restoration works on classic films as a contribution towards a better understanding of the history of cinema in particular to the advantage of young audiences.

Only films presented as world premieres that meet the following criteria are eligible for selection: · Films that were completed after 11 September 2021; · Films that have not had any form of commercial distribution or exhibition on the Internet; · Films that neither have been previously screened to the public and/or the press, nor have been presented at any other International film festival or cinematographic event, including those in the country of origin.

79th Venezia Film Festival An International competition comprising a maximum of 21 feature-length films presented as world premiere.

Out of Competition Some of the most important works of the year will be presented in the non-competing section, for a maximum of 20 films; to these will be added the films produced within the Biennale College-Cinema program. They may include the works of established authors who have participated in previous editions of the Venice Film Festival, or films in which the spectacular dimension is accompanied by forms of expressive and/or narrative originality, and documentaries.

Orizzonti An international competition reserved for a maximum of 19 films, dedicated to films that represent the latest aesthetic and expressive trends in international cinema, with special attention to debut films, young or not yet firmly established talents, indie features and lesser-known cinema. The Orizzonti section features a selection of competing short films lasting a maximum of 20 minutes, selected on the basis of criteria such as quality and originality of language and expression.

Orizzonti Extra The section features a selection of up to 10 works of different genres, lengths and targets (provided their length is more than 60 minutes), with a particular attention to works that address specific genres and current production, with the aim of innovating and demonstrating creative originality in the relationship with the public they are meant for. Each film will be preceded and accompanied by public encounters and conversations with directors, actors and personalities from the world of art and culture. The audience will be invited to cast a vote each time, in order to assign the final Armani Beauty Audience Award to the film that has obtained the highest level of appreciation from the viewers.

Venice Classics This section features the world premiere screenings of a selection of the finest restorations of classic films carried out over the past year by film libraries, cultural institutions and productions around the world, committed to the preservation and cultivation of the cinematographic heritage and the rediscovery of neglected or undervalued works of the past, for a maximum of 18 titles. The section may be completed with the presentation of documentaries about cinema or individual authors of yesteryear or today, that can offer innovative elements for historical and critical assessment.

Venice Immersive The title of Venice VR Expanded is changed to Venice Immersive to embrace the growth of immersive media beyond Virtual Reality technologies to include all XR means of creative expression. Venice Immersive will be held in presence on the Isle of Lazzaretto Vecchio (Venice Immersive Island), and present in competition a maximum of 30 Immersive Media Projects as world-premieres or international premieres. 360 videos, 3 DOF and 6 DOF interactive XR works, of any length, including installations and virtual worlds are eligible. A maximum of 10 projects will be presented Out of Competition in the section “Best of Immersive” by invitation of the Direction only, chosen among the best works that have been released or premiered elsewhere during the past 12 months since the last edition of the Venice International Film Festival The works of the teams participating in the sixth edition of the Biennale College Cinema-VR will be also presented as part of the official selection.

The Jury: 79th Venice Film Festival

An International Jury composed of no more than 9 personalities from the world of cinema and culture from various countries, excluding any person involved in any capacity in the production of the invited films or who may have an interest in their distribution, will award the following prizes for the feature films:

· Golden Lion for best film

· Silver Lion - Grand Jury Prize

· Silver Lion - Award for Best Director

· Coppa Volpi for Best Actress

· Coppa Volpi for Best Actor

· Special Jury Prize

· Award for Best Screenplay

· Marcello Mastroianni Award for Best New Young Actor or Actress

There will be no joint winners.

Furthermore, individual films may receive no more than one of the awards listed in the Regulations. Exceptionally and just in one case, after consultation with the Festival Director, the Jury may confer the Coppa Volpi or the Marcello Mastroianni award to an actor or an actress featured in a film which has won the Grand Jury Prize, the Award for Best Director, the Special Jury Prize or the Award for Best Screenplay. This exception cannot be applied more than once on bestowing the awards. For more, visit:


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