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Venice Film Festival announces an upgraded “light market” and the creation of “Biennale College – Cinema” for upcoming edition
The Venice Film Festival has outlined plans for its upcoming edition, including the first official announcement of an upgraded “light market” event that will likely overlap significantly with Toronto’s international market, and a scaled down number of films in a program that will seek to increase visibility for each film.
In the first major moves since the appointment of Alberto Barbera as the festival’s new artistic director, Venice officials also announced the creation of “Biennale College – Cinema,” a workshop aimed at helping young filmmakers produce their first films. Organizers also named its team of six expert consultants and seven regional correspondents who will help select the festival’s program, including some holdovers from (more…)