Locarno Pro 2020 moves online from August 5–11
Locarno Pro is the strand of the Locarno Film Festival focusing on initiatives and services aimed at film industry professionals. The purpose of these activities is to nurture and improve the relationships between the various people working in the film sector who take part in the Festival every year.
Locarno Pro intends to be present this year as well, albeit in a different format.
Click here for all information regarding Locarno Pro.
How to take part
There is no accreditation for industry professionals attending this special edition. Access to the various events is free of charge, albeit with mandatory registration for each one.
A series of online discussions and roundtables tied to the current challenges the film industry is facing. Access is granted via registration on our website (from the end of July).
StepIn (August 5-7)
Heritage Online Round Table (August 8)
SwissBiz Round Table (August 10)
Open Doors Round Table (August 11)
For further details, and to register, the program available on our website.
Professional Encounters and Networking
Open Doors Hub & Lab
During Locarno Pro 2020, Open Doors will take its international co-production platform and producers' workshop online, with a focus on South-East Asia and Mongolia.
Individual meetings to discuss projects with the selected producers are available upon request, by contacting the Open Doors team: email@example.com
Heritage Online Database
This database is devoted to the distribution of legacy films via VOD platforms. Access to the database requires a paid subscription, which is possible throughout the year.
For more information, visit the page.
Online and Theatrical Screenings
Industry professionals can access the Locarno 2020 Films in the following ways:
Besides public access to online and theatrical screenings, industry professionals can request exclusive access to Festival Scope Pro.
Access to screenings is also possible by signing up for the Locarno Film Festival’s public screenings platform. The program available on our website. Availability of films in different regions is subject to agreements with rights holders.
Industry professionals can also request exclusive access to Festival Scope Pro to watch films from Pardi di Domani and Open Doors Screenings sections. For more information and requests please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
In Locarno’s cinemas.
For specific questions concerning activities, you can get in touch with the team directly, at email@example.com.