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Thu 12 Apr

Are you a film buff aged 18 - 25? Here's a chance to go to the Venice Film Festival!

Are you a film buff aged 18 - 25?

Do you enjoy sharing your love of film with others?

Apply now to take part in 28 Times Cinema at the Venice Film Festival!

28 TIMES CINEMA* invites young European film lovers to apply for the chance to attend the prestigious Venice Film Festival 2018 as one of 28 Jury Members (one participant per member state of the European Union) for the Giornate degli Autori selection.

Since 2010, this fantastic initiative from Europa Cinemas - in collaboration with the LUX Prize (European Parliament) and Giornate degli Autori - has given young film enthusiasts from all over Europe the opportunity to attend the Venice Film Festival as members of the Giornate degli Autori Jury, and Ambassadors for their countries.

Who can participate?

Film lovers aged between 18 and 25 with:

  • Excellent English skills (reading, written and spoken) to actively take part in the discussions around the films with film professionals
  • Strong writing abilities in order to contribute to articles and blogs

How do you apply?

Send your completed application form to by Friday 20 April.

If you are shortlisted by us you will then be asked to come to Broadway to record a video selfie for submission as part of your application on Thursday 26 April.

What happens if you’re chosen as an Ambassador?

As an Ambassador, you will:

  • Attend the Venice Film Festival from Tuesday 28th of August to Sunday 9th September 2018, with free travel and accommodation provided and your daily costs covered. You’ll also be given an exclusive festival accreditation, which gives priority access to the Giornate degli Autori screenings.
  • Be a Jury Member for the films competing for the Giornate degli Autori selection
  • Watch all the films presented at the Giornate degli Autori and at the LUX Prize 2018 Competition
  • Take part in round tables, discussions and debates with filmmakers and other guests,
  • Contribute to a blog, which will be specifically developed for this event and to the media partners websites
  • Write a daily postcard for Europa Cinemas’ social networks
  • Be an active Ambassador for the Lux Film Prize during the events organised after Venice in your country.

Don’t miss this unique opportunity – DOWNLOAD AN APPLICATION FORM HERE.

*Co-organised by the European Parliament, the LUX Prize, the Giornate degli Autori and Europa Cinemas, 28 Times Cinema aims to promote shared values and cultural diversity through cinema among young people.

For further information about this initiative please visit: