Industry Academy International

Valdivia-Industry Academy International 2017


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Since its first edition, the Locarno Industry Academy has grown as an intensive 6-day workshop offered to 10 participants from Switzerland, Europe, the Mediterranean, North America and Latin America where Industry Academies International have been developed with international partners such as Festival de Cine International de Morelia (FICM), Mostra Internacional de Cinema de São Paulo, Thessaloniki IFF, New Directors New Films Festival of the Film Society of Lincoln Center, the Australab of FICValdivia or Valparaiso in Chile as well as Metropolis Cinema and the Arab Fund for Arts and Culture (AFAC) in Beirut, Lebanon.

Practical information and deadlines:

Morelia-Locarno Industry Academy International
October 23-26, 2018 / Submissions closed.
More information at the following website
Regional Project Manager: Sandra Gómez

São Paulo-Locarno Industry Academy International
October 24-28, 2018 / Submissions closed.
Regional Project Manager: Julia Duarte

Thessaloniki-Locarno Industry Academy International
November 5-10, 2018 / Submission closed.
More information at the following website
Regional Project Manager: Ioanna Stais

Valparaiso-Locarno Industry Academy International
September 25-27, 2018 / Submission closed.
More information at the following website
Regional Project Managers: Marion Klotz & Erick Gonzalez

NYC-Locarno Industry Academy International
March 2019 / more info soon

Beirut-Locarno Industry Academy International
March 2019 / more info soon
Regional Project Manager: Omar el Kadi 

Locarno Industry Academy
August 2018  / more info soon
International Project Manager: Marion Klotz

This initiative is possible thanks to the support of the FOC (Federal Office of Culture) – MEDIA Compensatory Measures and the invaluable cooperation of three pan-European organisations (Europa Cinemas, Europa Distribution and Europa International).


Enquiries to:

Industry Academy
Locarno Festival
ph: +41 91 756 21 21

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