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CICAE Arthouse Cinema Training & Mentoring: Application open

CICAE Arthouse Cinema Training & Mentoring: Application open

The 19th CICAE Arthouse Cinema Training evolves: “360° of cinema” workshop & mentoring programme

The 2022 edition of the Arthouse Cinema Training programme comes with a new structure and a new offer for junior and senior arthouse cinema professionals.

Alongside the 19th Venice residential training covering 360° of the work done in arthouse cinema exhibition, taking place from August 29 to September 4 2022, the CICAE will offer to 15 arthouse exhibitors a 6-month mentoring programme emphasizing audience diversification, green practices and innovative business models,  in collaboration with the festivals of Sevilla, Sofia and Sarajevo.

“360° of Cinema” Residential Training & Workshop

For young arthouse exhibitors, cinema operators and film professionals interested in (re)opening an arthouse cinemas or having a better understanding of cinema management.

When: from August 29 to September 4
Where: San Servolo, Venice: Italy
What – The course includes:

  • one-week intensive programme around the 360° of cinema management
  • in-depth workshops covering diverse topics, such as: green cinema, innovative models for the arthouse exhibition, digital marketing and data analysis, business planning and budgeting, technological evolution in cinema exhibition;
  • tutoring sessions on specific issues and professional challenges
  • networking with colleagues and cinema professionals
  • round tables about important themes from the film industry
  • exchange and networking with the participants of the mentoring programm “Be Diverse, Be Green, Be Innovative”
  • digital training kit including: useful template documents, interviews about best practices in the exhibition industry, videos and presentations produced to complete the sessions of the residential training, a list of recommended reading for exhibitors
  • following the completion of the training, access to the Arthouse Cinema Training alumni meetings

 

 

The participation fee of €1,950 includes:

  • Training material, online resources, and pedagogical costs
  • Accommodation on the campus island
  • Breakfasts and lunches
  • Accreditation to the Venice IFF

Knowledge of the English language is required.
For those who might be affected by Covid-19 related travel restrictions, an online live participation will be possible.

How: Application will open on 7 February.
Deadline: April 15, at 5pm CET.

More information can be found at this page.

Apply now for the residential training

Mentoring Programme – Be Diverse, Be Green, Be Innovative

For max of 15 arthouse exhibitors or film professionals who have an extensive proven experience in the exhibition sector, divided into 3 groups of 5 mentees.

When: 6 months – from April to September 2022
Where: each group will meet once at one of the partnered festivals (Sevilla, Sofia and Sarajevo) and all the mentees will finally meet in Venice, meeting also the participants of the residential workshop
What:
The mentoring programme is divided into 3 sections, each of which will have a focus.

  • Be Diverse: the strand of the  programme focusing on diversifying audiences with a view to attracting more young audiences, diverse audiences and developing an inclusive approach to the programming and audience relations of a cinema; the meeting of the group will take place in Sevilla in the framework of the year-long program of the Seville European Film Festival with the activity “Young Programmers Moving Cinema Sevilla” in collaboration with A Bao A Qu, from 22 to 24 April 2022.
  • Be Green: the strand of the programme focusing on supporting participants in reviewing their operations and activities in view of developing green practices and improve the sustainability of their venues; the meeting of the group will take place in Sofia at the Sofia Meetings between 10-12 of June 2022.
  • Be Innovative: the strand of the programme focusing on the development of new business models adapted to the changes of the market and the audience behaviour, supporting the participants in reviewing their operations and business models to improve their results; the meeting of the group will take place in Sarajevo in the framework of the CineLink Industry Days of the Sarajevo International Film Festival, August 2022 (exact dates TBC).
  • During the registration process, the candidates will have to choose the topic they want to explore and will work on it with other colleagues, accompanied by a mentor. Each group will consist of a maximum of 5 people.
  • Presentation of developments and exchange between the groups and of the participants of the residential training programme in Venice between 1-4 September 2022.
  • Hybrid format: mentoring sessions online, two in-person sessions according to the selected focus.

The participation fee of €1,950 includes:

  • Training material, online resources, and pedagogical costs
  • Online 1-to-1 and group mentoring sessions
  • Thematic meetings at one of the partner festivals (according to the selected focus)
  • Accommodation at the partner festival for the on-site meetings
  • Accommodation in Venice for the closing event of the mentoring programme
  • Breakfasts and lunches
  • Industry Professional accreditations to the involved industry programmes/festivals

Knowledge of the English language is required.
For those who might be affected by Covid-19 related travel restrictions, an online live participation will be possible.

How: Application will open on 7 February.
Deadline: March 25, at 5pm CET.

More information can be found at this page.

Apply now for the mentoring programme

The CICAE Arthouse Cinema Training and Mentoring programme (ACT) is organised by CICAE and co-funded by the Creative Europe MEDIA programme, with the support also of the FFA (the German film fund), the CNC (the French national film fund), the MIC Direzione generale Cinema e Audiovisivo (the Italian national film fund), San Servolo Servizi Metropolitani; the French, German and Italian associations of arthouse cinemas – AFCAE, AG Kino Gilde and FICE; with the collaboration of the “Young Programmers – Moving Cinema” of the Sevilla European Film Festival, the Sofia Meetings, the CineLink Industry Days of the Sarajevo International Film Festival, Venice Production Bridge, Cineuropa and Film New Europe.

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