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Wanted: Young Jury at the Venice Film Festival
2 April - 15 April
It’s this time of the year again when Europa Cinemas is looking for 28 young European film buffs to send to the Venice Film Festival!
Established since 2010 and co-organized with the LUX Prize (European Parliament) and Giornate degli Autori, this great initiative will turn the dream of 28 young European moviegoers to attend the Mostra del Cinema into reality! Moreover, they will constitute the Giornate degli Autori Jury and award a Prize to the best film of this dynamic and diverse selection.
Submission Deadline: Monday 15th April
Send your pdf Application Form and Videos via – Wetransfer to email@example.com
Candidates must fulfil the following criteria:
- – Regular moviegoers aged between 18 – 25 years,
- – Good ability to write articles and blogs,
- – Good knowledge of English (reading, written and spoken) to actively take part in the discussions around the films with film professionals,
Candidates’ Application must include:
- ~ THE ONLINE APPLICATION FORM https://form.jotformeu.com/EuropaCinemas/28TCForm2019 to be completed in English. All questions must be answered. Incomplete forms can’t be taken into account.
- ~ A VIDEO SELFIE in which the candidate explains “What does s/he love in cinema”. S/he should start the video saying “What do I love in cinema…” and then develop his/her argumentation. (Previous years’ examples can be found on the Europa Cinemas’ Vimeo channel.
– Videos have to be shoot in English,
– In high resolution (Full HD: 1920×1080 px) and with an excellent audio recording,
– Duration: 30 seconds,
– The following information should be visible on the video: Name and country of origin.
The selected Ambassadors will have to commit themselves to:
- Be present in Venice before the start of the festival from Tuesday 27th of August to Sunday 8th September 2019 (festival dates: 28 August- 7 September),
- Be a jury member for the films competing for the Giornate degli Autori,
- Watch all the films presented in the Giornate degli Autori (approx. 15) and the LUX Prize 2019 competition. A festival accreditation (giving priority access to screenings of the Giornate degli Autori) will be provided,
- Take part in the round tables discussions and debates with filmmakers and other guests,
- Contribute to a blog, which will be specifically developed for this event,
- Contribute to the Europa Cinemas website and social networks,
- Be an active Ambassador for the Lux Film Prize during the events organised after Venice in his/her own country.
The European Parliament will organize and cover the costs of accommodation and travel for each participant for the whole duration of the event (13 days) while Europa Cinemas will take care of their per diem. The arrival date is expected to be on Tuesday 27th of August and the departure date on Sunday 8th September 2019.
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