Industry Academy
2 – 9 August 2017

Industry Academy International: call for entries


Applications for the next Valdivia-Locarno Industry Academy International / São Paulo- Locarno Industry Academy International and Morelia – Locarno Industry Academy International are now closed. 
The next call for entries for the NYC-Locarno Industry Academy International, will open in January 2018 – more info coming soon! 

The Locarno Industry Academy launched in 2014, is an initiative of the Industry Office of Locarno Festival taking place in the context of the Locarno Academy in parallel to the Industry Days.

The Locarno Industry Academy is a training program with strong European and International dimensions, created to help young professionals extend their network in the field of international sales, marketing, distribution (including the new platforms), exhibition and programming (festival, cineclub and cinematheque). The academy gives a unique chance to the young generation to have a better grasp of the industry world and its challenges, get connected with professionals, especially more senior ones attending the festival or/and the Industry Days and, last but not least, fully enjoy the special Locarno Festival experience (including its industry activities).

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 and the Australab of FICValdivia in Chile.

More about Locarno Industry Academy and the Industry Academies International

Valdivia-Locarno Industry Academy International
October 11th-13th / application closed!
Regional Project Managers: Marion Klotz & Erick Gonzalez

MoreliaLocarno Industry Academy International
October 2017, 22nd-25th / application closed
Regional Project Manager: Sandra Gómez

São Paulo-Locarno Industry Academy International
October 2017, 25nd-29th / application closed
Regional Project Manager: Julia Duarte

Thessaloniki-Locarno Industry Academy International
November 2017, 6th- 7th / application closed
Regional Project Manager: Vanja Kaludjercic

NYC-Locarno Industry Academy International
March 2018 / more info soon

Locarno Industry Academy
August 2018 / more info coming 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).

Enquires to:

Industry Academy
Locarno Festival
ph: +41 91 756 21 21, f: +41 91 756 21 49



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