On 1st December 2017, the selection has been completed for the 3 projects that will move on to the production phase for the films of the 6th edition (2017-2018) of the Biennale College – Cinema
.The 3 projects were selected at the conclusion of the first workshop among the 12 projects selected from all over the world (this year from Canada, China, Colombia, Italy, Poland, Mexico, Spain, Turkey, Hungary, USA).
Selected for the next phase are two debut films and one second film, listed below in alphabetical order by title:
• Deva Mall
- Petra Szocs (director, Hungary) | Péter Fülöp (producer, Hungary) | Gergő Nagy (co-writer, Hungary) – debut film
• The Ice Rift
- Margherita Ferri (director, Italy) | Chiara Galloni (producer, Italy) – debut film
(Home) - Emre Yeksan (director, Turkey) | Anna Maria Aslanoglu (producer, Turkey) – second film.
The three selected teams will participate in two additional workshops, also to be held in Venice, from December 3rd to 6th 2017, and from January 11th to 15th 2018. These will lead to the possibility of actually producing the three feature-length micro-budget films thanks to a grant of 150,000 euro each. The films will then be presented at the 75th Venice International Film Festival 2018.