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Festival del film Locarno and Thessaloniki International Film Festival launch inaugural Industry Academy International

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The first edition of the Industry Academy in the South Eastern Europe & Mediterranean will take place in Thessaloniki from 7 – 11 November, 2016.

The Festival del film Locarno and the Thessaloniki International Film Festival announced today the launch of a new joint initiative in the South Eastern European Countries. After completing successful editions in Mexico, Brazil and New York, Locarno plans to extend the initiative to Thessaloniki, with a pilot edition that will take place from 7 – 11 November 2016 at the 57th Thessaloniki International Film Festival, 4 – 13 November, 2016.

The participants of the Locarno Industry Academy International in Thessaloniki will take part in a workshop during which they can truly interact, share experiences, screen films, meet with international key players for discussions, case study presentations and group works. They will also have the opportunity to take part in some activities of the Thessaloniki International Film Festival and the Agora/Industry, including the networking events with key players.

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