The Festival del film Locarno and the Thessaloniki International Film Festival are launching applications call for ‘Industry Academy International’, a joint initiative aiming to give a significant boost to the careers of new film professionals from South East Europe, the Middle East, Northern Africa and the Mediterranean countries in priority, but it will also include international participants from the Locarno Industry Academy’s partner regions (Europe, Latin America, Switzerland and USA).
The fifth edition of Industry Academy International will take place during the 61st Thessaloniki International Film Festival (November 5th to 15th 2020).
IMPORTANT: Given the current sanitary situation of public knowledge, and the decision made by the festival of a physical event adapted to local audience and industry, the Academy will be this year only opened to participants living in Greece.
The THESSALONIKI - LOCARNO INDUSTRY ACADEMY INTERNATIONAL will design a tailor-made program for 6 selected participants that will provide each with a better understanding of the local and worldwide film industry, at the same time encouraging them in active discussion about current global trends and developments. Of course, they will also get to enjoy the special experience of the Thessaloniki Film Festival.
Applications are invited from young professionals who:
Can demonstrate at least one example of significant experience in the field of distribution, exhibition, sales, marketing, festival programming and for this year only, production and film critics.
Please read the detailed announcement attached here below.