VENICINEMA:

UNDERSTANDING CITIES

through FILM

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VeniCinema proposes a novel approach to understanding cities through film. You will explore how fiction films have expressed Venice's characteristics through structured dramatic spatial narratives. Using the screen language of cinematic montage, you will create observational films that reveal everyday urban life in Venice, an approach transferable to other cities.

  1. Participants from a wide range of disciplines
  2. Undergraduates, Masters, PhD and Post-Doc students
  3. Professionals

WHAT YOU

will GET

Use film as medium
Acquire an understanding of the study of everyday life through the medium of film
Explore new "creative geographies"
Experiment with the manipulation of screen time and space to explore cityscapes.
Learn to organize your film narrative
Analyze fiction films in order to comprehend how narrative is spatially organized.
Make a short film
Use the montage tradition to make a short film in the city symphony tradition, addressing one of the studio themes. engage with the moving image as an aid to reasoning and thinking through urban scenarios.
Studio themes
Spatially organised narratives, observational cinema, city symphonies, montage, everyday urban life, spatial ethnography, urban taxonomies, Venice as a 15-minute city, cinema as a form of urban modelling, creative geographies, mapping, climate change, local versus global.

EXPERTS and
LECTURERS

François - Penz
University of CambridgeFrançois Penz
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Giulia - Conte
European Cultural AcademyGiulia Conte
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Marco - Iuliano
University of LiverpoolMarco Iuliano
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Alan - Marcus
Filmmaker, Professor and Cultural HistorianAlan Marcus
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Carlo - Montanaro
La Fabbrica del VedereCarlo Montanaro
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Francesco - Musco
Iuav University of VeniceFrancesco Musco
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Joe - Schievano
Soundtrack ComposerJoe Schievano
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Andrea - Segre
Independent Film DirectorAndrea Segre
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PROGRAMME

YOU WILL LEARN

UNDERSTANDING VENICE THROUGH CINEMA

UNDERSTANDING VENICE URBANISM 

FILMIC EXPERIMENT

Make a short film

TUITION
FEE

350€Reservation fee
or
1650€Full price

INCLUDES:

  • Tuition (Course Leaders and Visiting Lecturers)
  • Professional portfolio development
  • Assessment and feedback
  • Dedicated, equipped studio in a Venetian palace
  • Guided visits to museums and La Biennale di Venezia
  • Visits to ECC exhibitions and free catalogues
  • Field visits in Venice, the lagoon and the wider Veneto
  • Organised social occasions
  • Not included: flights, accommodation and food
What i need to apply?
2022
05.0916.09

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