Launched jointly in 2010 by the European Parliament’s LUX Audience Award, Giornate degli Autori and Europa Cinemas, 27 Times Cinema will welcome 27 filmgoers, who will represent a film theatre of the Europa Cinemas network, as well as one of the 27 member states of the European Union.
27 Times Cinema will take place during the Giornate degli Autori (Tuesday 29th August to Sunday 10th September 2023 (festival dates: 30 August -9 September) at the Venice Film Festival. This great initiative will make the dream of 27 young European moviegoers to attend the Venice Film Festival come true! The 27 youngsters will constitute the Giornate degli Autori Jury and will award a prize to the best film of this year’s selection. Moreover, as of this autumn, they will be actively involved in promoting the LUX Audience Award, launched in 2020 by the European Parliament and the European Film Academy, in partnership with the European Commission (Creative Europe) and Europa Cinemas.
The IFI will choose three applicants to submit to the 27 Times Cinema Selection Committee.
Who can participate?
How to participate?
To be in with a chance, please submit:
This video will help judges to see how the candidate expresses himself/herself/theirself in English and his/her/their ability to “talk” about cinema. High quality and creativity are required!
Please see Europa Cinemas’ Vimeo channel to consult previous entries.
– Videos must be in English,
– In high resolution (Full HD: 1920×1080 px) and with excellent audio
– Duration: 30 seconds,
– The following information should be visible on the video: Name and country of origin,
– The videos should be sent to IFI via Wetransfer.
Take a look at the Europa Cinemas’ Vimeo channel to check out previous year’s examples.
Fill and send the online application form & video to Alicia McGivern, Head of Education, IFI 6 Eustace St., Dublin 2. firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing Date: 5pm, March 30th 2023
What happens if you’re the lucky one?
You win a flight ticket to Venice and get free accommodation in the Lido where the festival takes place. You’ll be offered a free festival accreditation (giving also priority access to the Giornate degli Autori screenings).
Important: You should commit yourself to:
If an participant is chosen from IFI submissions, the participant will commit to:
The European Parliament will cover the costs of accommodation and travel for each participant for the whole duration of the event (13 days), while Europa Cinemas will take care of their daily allowance and Giornate will be in charge of the organization and the festival accreditation
Don’t miss this unique opportunity!
*Co-organised by the European Parliament, the LUX Prize, the Giornate degli Autori and Europa Cinemas, 27 Times Cinema aims to promote shared values and cultural diversity through cinema among young people.
For further information about this initiative please visit:
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