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Submissions for Locarno: deadline April 11th

Carlo Chatrian and Lorenzo Esposito in Rome

Submissions for Locarno: deadline April 11th

Istituto Luce Cinecittà, Filmitalia Dept., is pleased to host the Italian selections for the 71° Festival del Film Locarno (August 1 – 11, 2018).
Selections by: Carlo Chatrian (Artistic Director), Lorenzo Esposito (Selection Committee).
Selections: Rome, 19th/20th. 
Participation rules:
THE PIAZZA GRANDE for feature films and documentaries;
THE CONCORSO INTERNAZIONALE for feature films and documentaries exceeding 60 min. length;
THE CONCORSO CINEASTI DEL PRESENTE for first and second works exceeding 60 min. length (feature films, documentaries and experimental works are eligible);
SIGNS OF LIFE Competition presents as world or international premieres a competitive selection of works by well-established filmmakers, exploring new narrative forms and innovative film language.
For all the sections, the films must have been made after August 1, 2017, they must be World or International Premieres and they must not have been shown at any other International Festival.
Required materials for the selections: 1 dvd or bluray together with technical data or publicity material. The English subtitles are not necessary for the selections.
Film submission: it is not necessary to register the film and pay the fee. We kindly ask you to send the DVD or Bluray or link (by email) to:
Istituto Luce Cinecittà / Filmitalia – Att.: Serena Mazzi, Rosssella Rinaldi – Via Tuscolana 1055 – 00173 Roma, Italy
no later than Wednesday, April 11th.

Contacts for the selections: 
Feature films:
Serena Mazzi s.mazzi@cinecittaluce.it tel. +3906 72286326
Rossella Rinaldi r.rinaldi@cinecittaluce.it tel. +39 06 72286325
Documentaries:
Alessio Massatani a.massatani@cinecittaluce.it tel. +3906 72286408