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Venice Production Bridge Services

74. Mostra Internazionale d’Arte Cinematografica

31st aUgUst - 5th september 2017


· Booking of Industry Services no later than 4th August 2017.

· To book any Industry Services it is necessary to register with an Industry Accreditation.

· To reserve and book an Industry Service, please read the Regulations and fill in the Industry Services Form.


The Venice Production Bridge will be held in Venice, at the Hotel Excelsior during the 74th Venice International Film Festival, from 31 August to 5 September 2017, offering traditional services such as the Industry Club, to support networking among the participants, an Exhibition Area, the VPB Market Screenings, the Digital Video Library, a Business Centre, equipped with secretarial services, computers, copy machines, Internet access and Wi-Fi, and numerous international panels and networking events.

The Venice Production Bridge provides three kinds of accreditation: Industry GoldIndustry Trade  and Industry Professional. Accreditation is assigned according to individual professional activity.


All the Industry Trade / Gold pass holders will have the access to the VPB Market Screenings.

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 works presented through the Venice Production Bridge and films from the festival selection, the Business Centre, the Exhibition Area and full access to all services offered by the Venice Production Bridge. 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 Gold and Trade participants will also receive the Festival Catalogue.

Industry Gold further gives exclusive access to the Industry Club at the Excelsior Hotel, to specific services and first priority admission to Press & Industry screenings of the festival.

Industry Professional participants have the possibility to see all the films in the official selection of the festival, third priority access to Press & Industry screenings and free entry to the Exhibition Area.

The complete Venice Production Bridge programme will be given to all Industry participants.


Services of the Venice Production Bridge

VPB Market Screenings
On the occasion of the Venice Production Bridge some screening rooms will be available to the exclusive access of the VPB Market Screenings for all Industry Trade/Gold pass holders.

All registered producers and sales agents are welcome to request a VPB Market Screeningby filling in theIndustry Services Form and the VPB Market Screening Entry Form by and no later than 4th August  2017. Titles must have been produced after 1st January 2017

Payment for submitting a film to the VPB Market Screenings must be made in full and in advance by 11th August, 2017. All prices can be found in the Industry Services Form.

 All audio-visual material must arrive to the Venice Production Bridge no later than 18th August 2017.

The VPB Market Screenings will be promoted in the general printed programme of the Venice Production Bridge.

Digital Video Library
The 74th Venice International Film Festival offers to Industry Trade / Gold participants access to the Digital Video Library to view films from the selection of the festival and titles submitted through the Venice Production Bridge. Priority admission is reserved for Buyers.

All registered producers and sales agents are welcome to sent their titlesby filling in theIndustry Services Form and the DVL Entry Form by and no later than 4th August 2017. Titles must have been produced after September 12th 2016.

All audio-visual material must be sent to the Venice Production Bridge by no later than 16th August 2017.

Payment for submitting a film to the Digital Video Library must be made in full and in advance by 16th August, 2017. All prices can be found in the Industry Services Form.

The DVL 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.

In the framework of new partnerships, some special sections gathering a selection of recommended titles will be included in the Digital Video Library.

An online DVL Catalogue will gather all the artistic and technical information as well as the rights availabilities and all details of the right holders of all films shown in the Digital Video Library.

Promotion, Publicity and Sponsoring

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 Club and Industry Business Centre areas.

They can also purchase and/or sponsor the following services:

· Exhibition stall at the Exhibition Area;

· Gadgets, brochures and notebooks to be distributed in the Industry bags that all pass holders receive upon arrival;

· Advertising pages in the Industry Guide and in the online DVL Catalogue;

· Organization of conferences, round-tables, networking sessions and promotional activities;

· Signposting in the Business Centre, in the Industry Club and the Exhibition Area;

· Slots for Trailers shown all day long in a loop on TV screens laid in the Business Centre, the Industry Club and theExhibition Area;

· Special events, breakfasts, lunches, cocktails, Happy Hours, dinners and parties.


Meeting and Business Opportunities

The Industry Club is exclusively reserved to Industry Gold pass holders and their guests. It is equipped with an information desk, Internet and Wi-Fi access, quiet and comfortable meeting areas. In addition, the Venice Production Bridge will offer daily breakfast, snacks and drinks in the Industry Club lounge.

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 Exhibition Area, which gathers stalls and a special room for national and international panels.


Venice Production Bridge
Tel. +39 041 2726595
Fax +39 041 5218800
E-mail vpboffice@labiennale.org

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