A chance for the public and the press to meet with directors, actors and producers attending the festival.

saturday 21 and from monday 23 to saturday 28 january
h. 11.00 - caffè san marco
free entrance

New distribution models for quality cinema, compared from theatrical release to the alternative models of web platforms and on demand shows.

in collaboration with
SNCCI (Sindacato Nazionale Critici Cinematografici Italiani)
Franco Montini
(president SNCCI)

sunday 22 january h. 11.00
Magazzino delle Idee
free entrance - italian speaking only


Director, producer and Art Dok Fest artistic director, Vitaly Mansky is one of the most acclaimed documentary filmmaker of Russian and international cinema. Mansky was born in 1963 in Lviv, now Ukraine. In the year 1982 he entered the All-Russian State Institute of Cinematography (VGIK) in Moscow, where he graduated in 1989. Since that time he has shot more than 30 films. His works were presented at more than 500 international film festivals.In 1996 he also started a project that aims at archiving amateur private video files that were shot from 1930 till 1990 in order to preserve a record of life in the former USSR.

Massimo Tria
(film critic)

sunday 22 january h. 18.00
Magazzino delle Idee
free entrance

Skyarte, the italian tv channel dedicated to all forms of artistic expressions, will present their editorial policy and the new national and international productions for 2016-2017.

monday 23 january h. 16.00
Magazzino delle Idee
free entrance

The documentary film The Perfect Circle: a case study.
How to successfully distribute your film in movie theaters through a sharp web marketing campaign and a change of mindset.

monday 23 january h. 18.00

Magazzino delle Idee
free entrance / english only

Virtual reality is by now within everyoneís reach and with the availability of 360∞ cams, a new way of making films is emerging. With professionals from the field of immersive filming we shall discuss the role of VR cinema and its potential.

Dennison Bertram (visual artist)
Stefania Casini (director and producer)
Blaz Zafosnik (VIAR360)
Antonio Giacomin

mercoledì 25 gennaio ore 10.30

Magazzino delle Idee
free entrance / english only

The workshop, dedicated to everyone, including those with no previous experience of 360∞ videos, aims at showing immersive video filming techniques. Using 360∞ cameras a short video will be made, including all production phases, from planning to shooting, from stitching to editing and finally to publishing.
wednesday 25 january h. 16.00
Magazzino delle Idee
for info and bookings, email by January 22nd to aac@alpeadriacinema.it


Director and screewiter, one of the leading personality of the 'Romanian nouvelle vague'. In 2001 he wrote and directed Marfa sii banii. The film won the FIPRESCI Prize in Thessaloniki and the Special Mention of Trieste Film Festival 2002. His second feature, Moartea Domnului Lazarescu, won as the best film of the section Un Certain Regard in Cannes and the 'Trieste Prize' in 2006. He made Aurora in 2010 and Sieranevada in 2016, both premiered in Cannes. In 2004 with Anca Puiu and Alex Munteanu he founded a cinema production company, naming it Mandragora.

Thanos Anastopoulos
(film director)

venerdì 27 gennaio ore 17.30
Magazzino delle Idee
free entrance / english only

by Elio Germani

MarePlurale is a project for a gigantic photo mosaic, made up of 5.000 portraits. All portraits are taken on Trieste seafront, with our lovely sea on the background. MarePlurale is involved in Trieste Film Festival with 5 days of shooting and 5 days of editing and digital assemblage of the photo mosaic. I f you want to take part in the filming, come and tell us what the sea means to you from the 20th to 24th January, between 12 pm and 5 pm on the Molo Audace. The project was conceived by the photographer Elio Germani and is performed by the guests of ICS (Italian Consortium of Solidarity), SPRAR and Caritas Trieste.

Progetto Varcare la Frontiera
di Associazione Cizerouno

20-24 january | 12.00-17.00
Molo Audace
25-29 january
Magazzino delle Idee

Marco Bellocchio born in 1939 in Piacenza, is an acclaimed Italian and European film director and screenwriter. In 2011 he received in Venice the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievent. In 2014 the MoMA in New York dedicated to him a restrospective for the 50 years of his career. Among his film:1965 Fists in the pocket; Awards: Locarno - Silver Sail, 1994 The Butterfly's Dream; awards: Berlinale - Silver Bear, 2003 Good Morning, Night, 2006 The Wedding Director, 2009 Vincere, 2012 Dormant Beauty, 2015 Blood of My Blood.

Adriano De Grandis
(film critic SNCCI)

saturday 28 january h. 17.30
Magazzino delle Idee
free entrance / italian only