Concorso Cineasti del presente

The selection of first or second works, mainly world premieres, directed by emerging talents from all over the world, is judged by a jury composed of three figures who, through their work in different areas of the audiovisual sector, are breathing new life into the language of film. In addition to the Golden Leopard and the award for Best Director, this year Cineasti del presente also offers an award for Best Actress and Best Actor. 


Jury Members

Agathe Bonitzer (Actress)
Mattie Do (Director)
Vanja Kaludjercic (Festival director)

The jury will award the following prizes: 

Pardo d’oro Concorso Cineasti del presente

To the best film: CHF 35,000 to be shared equally between the director and the producer. 

Best Emerging Director Award

Prize of the City and Region of Locarno: CHF 20,000 to the director. 

Premio speciale della giuria CINÉ+ Cineasti del presente (Special Jury Prize)

A promotional campaign to the value of CHF 25,000 on Ciné+ channels at the time of its theatrical release in France. 

Leopard for the Best Actress
Leopard for the Best Actor

The three first prizes may not be awarded ex aequo. 

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