Selected participants

Locarno Academy 2019

Filmmakers Academy 2019

The Filmmakers Academy is taking place once again, this year with a selection of 20 directors from 17 different countries. During the 11 days of the Festival, the filmmakers will be offered a quality programme of appointments and meetings with prestigious guests of the 72nd edition.

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Critics Academy 2019

The 12 exceptional young writers picked for the Critics Academy will take an active part in the Locarno Festival, attending film screenings and academy workshops, writing reviews of titles in the program and articles on ancillary events, and interviewing prominent guests.

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Industry Academy 2019

For the upcoming generation of professionals, Locarno Pro’s Industry Academy is a unique opportunity to discover and learn more about the world of the film industry and its challenges. This year our 10 talented participants come from diverse and complementary fields. Collaboration and creativity are our motto, and we aim at offer these young people a better understanding on how to work together.

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