SIC@SIC: Venice Critics' Week on the Lookout for Short Film Talents

The Venice International Film Critics' Week, independent section of the Venice Film Festival, announced its short film program, made in collaboration with Istituto Luce-Cinecittà: SIC@SIC - Short Italian Cinema @ Settimana Internazionale della Critica.

Margherita Buy, Sergio Castellitto and Cristian Mungiu at the Ventotene Film Festival

The three actors/directors will receive the Wind of Europe Award at this year’s edition of the festival, which takes place from 24 July to 2 August on the Pontine island

Samira Makhmalbaf Named as Jury President for Venice Days 2017

The Iranian actress and director will chair the jury made up of 28 young viewers from 28 European countries, which is supported by the European Parliament’s Lux Prize and Europa Cinemas

Rosita by Ernst Lubitsch: Pre-inaugural Evening of the 74th Venice Film Festival

Rosita by Ernst Lubitsch and starring Mary Pickford, is the film that has been chosen for the Pre-inaugural evening of the 74th Venice International Film Festival.

Nico, 1988 Will Open Venice's Orizzonti

Susanna Nicchiarelli’s road movie, which is dedicated to Warhol’s muse and Velvet Underground’s singer, will be screened in its world premiere

Carlo Verdone Starts Filming "Blessed Madness"

Principal photography for the new comedy by the Roman actor-director has kicked off in Rome; his 26th movie, set to hit screens after Christmas, co-stars Ilenia Pastorelli

Jane Fonda and Robert Redford Golden Lions for Lifetime Achievement at the 74th Venice Film Festival

Jane Fonda and Robert Redford will be awarded with the Golden Lions for Lifetime Achievement at the 74th Venice Film Festival. The ceremony to award the prizes will take place on Friday September 1st before the Out of Competition screening of the Netflix original film, Our Souls at Night by Ritesh Batra.

Alexander Payne’s Downsizing to Be the Opening Film of the Venice Film Festival

The new movie by the director of Nebraska, starring Matt Damon and Kristen Wiig, will be world-premiered at Venice on Wednesday 30 August, in competition.

Venice Gap-Financing Market Projects Chosen

The 4th edition of the event is being organised as part of the Venice Production Bridge, which will be held from 31 August-5 September during the 74th Venice Film Festival.