68th Venice International Film Festival
The Industry Office
of the 68th Venice International Film Festival is located at the Excelsior Hotel, Venice Lido. To improve and facilitate the work of the professionals at the festival, all services are united under one roof. Providing a Digital Video Library
and Business Centre
with information desk, Internet positions and Wi-Fi network, the Industry Club
, an exclusive meeting area for producers, buyers and sellers, and the exhibition area of the Digital Expo
The Industry Office provides three kinds of accreditation: Industry Trade Gold, Industry Trade and Industry Professional. Accreditation is assigned according to individual professional activity.
Industry Trade accreditation is reserved for specific professional categories and offers numerous advantages, such as free access to the Digital Video Library to view the products presented through Digital Expo, the Business Centre, the exhibition areas of Digital Expo and full access to all services offered by the Industry Office. It also includes priority admission to the Press & Industry screenings of the festival and the possibility to see all films in the official selection.
Company details will be published in the Industry Guide, which will also be available online and is updated in real-time as attendance and contact information of delegates is received. When collecting their accreditation pass, Industry Trade participants will also receive the festival catalogue.
Industry Trade Gold further gives exclusive access to the Digital Video Library presenting titles from the official selection of the festival, the Industry Club at the Excelsior Hotel and first priority admission to Press & Industry screenings of the festival.
A online Press Mailbox is exclusively available to Buyers upon request.
Industry Professional participants have the possibility to see all the films in the official selection of the festival, second priority access to Press & Industry screenings and free entry to the Digital Expo exhibition area.
All Industry participants are welcome to participate at all events organised through the Industry Office and have reductions in the main hotels, restaurants and shops on the Lido island.
Services of the Industry Office
Digital Video Library
The 68th Venice International Film Festival offers to Industry Trade Gold participants access to the Digital Video Library to view films from the official selection of the festival. Priority admission is reserved for Buyers.
All accredited production and world sales companies may submit further titles and organize through the Industry Office private screenings for selected buyers.
The Digital Video Library, in cooperation with Expo Venice, will also present titles submitted through Digital Expo. These may be accessed by all Industry Trade pass holders.
The Digital Video Library will increase the visibility of the presented film at the festival, offering an efficient and safe platform on which to present it.
Simultaneous playback of the same film by multiple viewers, immediate access to all information on the film thanks to user-friendly interface and viewing reports for sales agents and producers on who has been accessing their film.
Promotion and publicity
To promote their company at the festival, all Industry Trade/Gold participants are welcome to distribute flyers, brochures and invitations for events free of charge at the Industry areas.
They can also purchase the following services:
- Exhibition stall at the Digital Expo area.
- Gadgets, brochures and notebooks to be distributed in the Industry bags that all pass holders receive upon arrival or the placement of promotional material in the online Press Mailboxes reserved to Buyers.
- Advertising pages in the Industry Guide.
- Organisation of conference, round-tables and promotional activities.
The Industry Club is exclusively reserved to Industry Trade Gold pass holders and their guests. It is equipped with an information desk, Internet and Wi-Fi access, quiet and comfortable meeting areas and an area were the festival will offer daily breakfast.
The Business Centre is open exclusively to Industry Trade/ Gold participants. It is fully equipped with an information desk, Internet and Wi-Fi access.
All Industry participants have full access to the Digital Expo exhibition area.
To reserve and book an Industry Service, please read the Industry Services Regulations
and fill in the Industry DVL Form
and the Industry Services Form
Flavia Lo Mastro
Fondazione La Biennale di Venezia
68. Mostra Internazionale d’Arte Cinematografica
San Marco 1364/A
Tel. +39 041 2726595
Fax +39 041 5218800