Final Cut in Venice will conclude with the awarding of prizes in kind or in cash, the purpose of which is to provide economic support for the post-production phase of the films.
For the seventh year, La Biennale di Venezia will give a prize of € 5,000 to the best film in post-production. The La Biennale di Venezia Prize will be attributed by a jury composed of three members named by the Festival Director, while the other prizes will be awarded by final and irrevocable decision of the Festival Director, in conjunction with the project supporters, the heads of the institutions, and the service companies providing the following prizes:
- € 15,000 for the colour correction of a feature-length film offered by Laser Film (Rome) for up to 50 hours of work (technician included);
- € 15,000 offered by Studio A Fabrica (Ajaccio) for the sound mixing of a feature length film (up to 12 days of work, sound mixer not included);
- one of the selected projects will benefit from the film composers represented by Oticons and the original score that they will create. The production of the original score will include all relevant services, such as spotting sessions / composition / orchestration / mock-ups / final production, of a total value of € 12,000;
- for a feature-length fiction film a $ 10.000 MG or for a feature-length documentary a $ 3.000 MG for marketing, publicity and distribution in the Arab World offered by MAD Solutions for one Arab project (except for projects already funded by MAD Solutions);
- Titra Film (Paris) will offer up to € 5,000 for colour-grading; up to € 3,000 for the production of a DCP master, or the creation of i-Tunes, Google or Netflix files; up to € 2,000 for French or English subtitles (translation not included);
- up to € 7,500 for the creation of the DCP master with Italian or English subtitles, offered by Sub-Ti Ltd. (London);
- up to € 7,500 for the accessible contents of the film for audiences with sensory disabilities: subtitles for the deaf and hearing-impaired and audio description for the blind and visually impaired, including audio subtitles in voiceover, in Italian or English (the subtitles and the audio-described soundtrack for the DCP will be provided) offered by Sub-Ti Access Srl (Turin).
- € 5,000 offered by Red Sea Fund (Red Sea International Film Festival);
- € 5,000 for the purchase of two-year broadcasting rights by Rai Cinema;
- $ 5,000 awarded to an Arab project offered by the El Gouna Film Festival;
- € 5,000 offered by Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie (OIF)/ACP/EU as a refund for post-production services – delivered by societies based in one of the EU or OACPS countries (except South Africa) – of a feature-length film realised by a director from one of the ACP countries and produced or co-produced by a society based in one of the ACP countries;
-“Coup de cœur de la Cinémathèque Afrique” Prize, offered by Cinémathèque Afrique of the Institut Français (Paris). The prize consists in the acquisition of the non-commercial and non-exclusive broadcasting rights for 7 years for a value of € 4,000 – € 6,000 depending on the genre and length of the film and the number of available territories;
- participation in the production costs of a DCP (€ 2,500), offered by the Festival International du Film d’Amiens;
- participation in the production costs of a DCP (€ 2,500), offered by the Festival International de Films de Fribourg;
- One of the selected projects will benefit from the Eye on Films label, which will present the film to distributors and festivals affiliated with EoF and will contribute to the communication of the film for a value of € 2,500 on the occasion of its world premiere in an A-category festival.
For the second year in a row, the FCV workshop will benefit of the additional support of the Red Sea International Film Festival within our supporters.