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10th Venice Biennale College – International Cinema

Venice, Italy, October 2 to 11, 2021

 call for Entries

(Development workshop – Feature narrative or documentary, VR projects)


The Biennale College – Cinema in Venice is currently accepting entries for its 2021-2022 workshop program open to emerging feature film director and producer teams.

Please note that all projects must be submitted directly to the Biennale. In regard to VR projects, please consult the Biennale site.


  • Open to directors making their debut or sophomore films, associated with producers who have made at least three audiovisual works, or a feature-length fiction film, or a documentary, distributed and/or presented at festivals.
  • Filmmakers should have a minimum of experience and 2 works to demonstrate it: short films, music videos, commercials, features, documentaries, series.
  • Feature films, feature animation, documentaries are accepted.
  • Duration of the project needs to be of 60 minutes or more.

For all details please consult : Biennale College Cinema International 2021.



Organized by the Biennale di Venezia, the goal of Biennale College – Cinema is to bring to completion – at the end of a year-long series of activities that covers the entire spectrum of ideation, development, production, direction, audience engagement and distribution of a film – nine feature-length micro-budget films.  The announcement of the projects selected for the educational workshop in October will be made during the 78th Venice International Film Festival 2021.

After that, the participants will move along the workshop, leading to the selection and presentation of up to four microbudget feature-length films at the 79th Venice International Film Festival 2022.


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