Selections for Locarno: deadline April 10th

In Rome director Carlo Chatrian with Lorenzo Esposito

Selections for Locarno: deadline April 10th

Istituto Luce Cinecittà, Filmitalia Dept., is pleased to host the Italian selections for the 68th edition of the Festival del Film Locarno (August 5th – 15th, 2015)

Selections by: Carlo Chatrian (Artistic Director), Lorenzo Esposito (Selection Committee).

Selections dates: Rome, April 23rd to 29th. A second selection will be held in June.

Participation rules: THE PIAZZA GRANDE for long feature fiction and documentaries; THE CONCORSO INTERNAZIONALE for long fiction feature films and documentaries exceeding 60 min. length; THE CONCORSO CINEASTI DEL PRESENTE for first and second works exceeding 60 min. length: fiction feature films, documentaries and experimental works are eligible; THE CONCORSO PARDI DEL DOMANI for short and medium length films running up to a maximum of 40 min. and whose directors have not yet filmed a long feature film.

For all the sections, the films must have been made after August 1, 2014, 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 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 to our office (Istituto Luce Cinecittà / Filmitalia – Att.: Serena Mazzi e Rossella Rinaldi – Via Tuscolana 1055 – 00173 Roma) no later than Friday April 10th.

Contacts for the selections: Serena Mazzi ph. +39 06 72286326,, Rossella Rinaldi ph. +39 06 72286325,