A Practical Guide to Press Services
- Press Office. The Press Office is located on the third floor of the Palazzo del Casinò.
- Press Room. The Press Room, available for writing and sending out texts and images, is located on the third floor of the Palazzo del Casinò, with an area reserved for laptops, wi-fi service and a refreshment/relaxation area.
- Official Press Conferences. The official Press Conference room is located on the third floor of the Palazzo del Casinò. The conferences will take place every day starting at 11:00 AM.
- Following each press conference there will be a photo-call, on the terrace of the third floor of the Palazzo del Casinò; the interviews and Radio Call, courtesy of R101, will also be held on the third floor of the Palazzo del Casinò.
- Catalogues. The official Catalogue, published by Marsilio Editori (www.marsilioeditori.it), is for sale in the Electa bookshop, situated near the Lion’s Bar. During the Venice Film Festival, the official merchandising for the Biennale di Venezia will also be for sale at the Electa bookshop.
- Assistance to photo-journalists and television crews. The coordination office for photo-journalists and television crews will be located on the third floor of the Palazzo del Casinò, along with the Canon Professional Service for assistance and rentals.
- Press Box Room. Opening electronically, with over 1100 press boxes, the press box room is located on the first floor of the Palazzo del Casinò, for distribution of press kits, announcements and documentation regarding the Venice International Film Festival.
- Distribution of photos, CD images, audios and TV-clips. This will also take place on the first floor of the Palazzo del Casinò, next to the mail office.
- Online mailboxes. This service, available 24 hours a day, offers journalists pressbooks, press releases and images for the films and the Festival in digital format. For the first time, the TV-clips of the movies will be available in HD format. Accredited journalists are granted access to the online mailboxes through the Press area of the website www.labiennale.org (www.labiennale.org/en/cinema/press/). The login code is the number printed below the barcode on the accreditation badge. Non-accredited journalists can access the online mail room by registering on www.labiennale.org/en/cinema/press/. Once registered, an e-mail will be sent to the e-mail address supplied along with the code required to access the online mailboxes.