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Biennale Cinema 2019



76th Venice International Film Festival
Director: Alberto Barbera


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76th Venice International Film Festival

Accreditation for professionals and Promotional Passes

ACCREDITation 2019

The Venice International Film Festival offers all those working in the cinematographic sector the possibility of requesting accreditation according to their specific field of employment.

Accreditation will be granted according to the respective regulations and is subject to available seats.
Participation in the Venice Film Festival involves full acceptance of all its regulations​

Any violation of these will result in the immediate withdrawal of the accreditation badge.


Print media, online media, radio & television crews, photographers, and press attaches

Professionals of the film industry and artistic or technical operators

For persons involved with the films screened in the official selection of the Festival

For persons operating in the cinematographic sector under a cultural profile and for university students

Promotional passes are meant for people under 26 / over 60 who do not work in the cinematographic sector

For university students with a passion for cinema


Learn more

How to get there

By train

Arrival at Venezia S.Lucia railway station, then vaporetto boat to Lido (Actv public transport routes 5.1 / 5.2; stop: Lido S. Maria Elisabetta).

By car

Exit the motorway at Venice, follow road signs for Venezia Lido, then board on the Actv ferry boat.

By boat

From Piazzale Roma and Ferrovia (Train station), Actv lines 1 / 2 / 6 / 5.1 / 5.2, stop: Lido S. Maria Elisabetta.

By airplane

From Marco Polo Venice Airport: Alilaguna red line, stop: Lido S. Maria Elisabetta.

Services for the public


ACCESSIBILITy to venues and other services

Access to the venues of the 76th Venice International Film Festival are barrier-free for disabled visitors.



The bike sharing service managed by AVM S.p.A. is available 24 hours a day every day. Bicycle stations are located at the bicycle parking area in Piazzale S. Maria Elisabetta and at the Palazzo del Cinema (Via Candia).

AVM S.p.A.
Via Pisani, 10 - Lido di Venezia
€ 15 with Imob card


Membership card must be loaded with a minimum of € 5 the first time.
· From 0’ to 60’: free
· From 61’ to 120’:

€ 1/hour or fraction of an hour · Over 120’:

€ 2/hour or fraction of an hour The Customer will receive

complete regulations upon registering for the Service.


  • WI-FI

Wi-fi service is available in the Venice Film Festival area, Piazzale S. Maria Elisabetta and the Gran Viale, thanks to Venice Connected.

Accredited visitors
Gli accreditati hanno ricevuto via mail l’abilitazione all’uso del wi-fi.

For access to the wi-fi service please check on the website: www.veniceconnected.com



Piazzale S. Maria Elisabetta and Festival area

Ph. 041 52 65 974



Hotel in Venezia: Agenzia Bassani Viaggi – Dorsoduro S. Marta Fabbricato 17  - 30123 Venezia. 
Tel. +39 041 2727810 - email: incoming@bassani.it (A reservation fee will be applied)

Hotel at Lido: Consorzio Venezia e il suo Lido: www.veneziaeilsuolido.it


When will the next Venice Film Festival run?
28 August to 7 September 2019.

Which films will screen at the next Festival?
The full line-up will be announced at the end of July 2019 during the official press conference in Rome.

How many sections are there in the line-up?
The official selection includes: Venezia 76, Out of Competition, Orizzonti, Biennale College Cinema, Sconfini, Venice Virtual Reality, and a selection of restored classics, Venice Classics.
The independent and parallel sections include the International Critics’ Week (SIC) and the Giornate degli autori, these sections having their own regulations.

Which screenings are scheduled for the public?
The public has its own access to screenings as indicated in the daily programme. Some screenings are reserved for accredited visitors.

Are children admitted to screenings?
Children under the age of 6 are not admitted to screenings.
Furthermore, all screenings with a minimum age limit of 14 (12 if accompanied by a parent or whomever has parental authority, both providing a valid ID document) are specified in the program.

How do I buy tickets and subscriptions?
Details will be released after the line-up announcement.

Which prizes does the Festival award?
The Venezia 76 international jury will award the Golden Lion for Best Film. The international juries of the other sections will award the remaining prizes as specified in the Regulations.

What are the conditions for submitting a film?
All production or distribution companies and filmmakers can submit films for selection, providing they own the rights to do so and respect the Regulations and the festival deadlines.

What is the deadline for submitting a film?
The deadline is June 14 (May 31 for VR projects).

Must films be subtitled or dubbed?
All films must be presented exclusively in their original language. The festival will not accept dubbed films. Foreign language films must be subtitled in Italian. Italian language films must be subtitled in English.

Will the press see my film?
Some 3,000 journalists, film critics, and radio and television reporters are attending the Festival and have privileged access to screenings. A film presented at the Festival attracts world attention. The Venice Film Festival has long been an exclusive launching pad for the work of new filmmakers as well as for accomplished personalities.

Does the Festival have a Film Market?
The new Venice Production Bridge (the former Industry Office) headed by Pascal Diot provides the logistics and a framework for promoting and selling films.

How do I get accreditation? The Festival offers all those working in the cinematographic sector the possibility to apply for accreditation according to their specific area of employment. There are four types of accreditation: Press, Industry, Film Delegation, and Cinema. Accreditation will be granted according to the respective regulations. Details are available in the Accreditation section.

How do I make a hotel reservation?
For hotel reservations at Lido: Consorzio Venezia e il suo Lido: www.veneziaeilsuolido.it

Any other questions?
Please contact Cinema@labiennale.org or visit the Festival website (www.labiennale.org/en/cinema/) for the latest updates.

Contact Us

Cinema Department
Ca’ Giustinian, San Marco 1364/A
30124 Venice
Tel. +39 041 5218711
Fax +39 041 5218854
E-mail Cinema@labiennale.org

Ticket Info
E-mail biglietteria.cinema@labiennale.org



Biennale Cinema 2019

76th Venice International Film Festival
Lido di Venezia, 28 August - 7 September 2019

Director Alberto Barbera

Biennale Cinema
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