YouTube has selected shorts for Venice Film Festival
Contest “Your Film Festival”, accompanied by YouTube - Internet channel, and the Venice Film Festival, has announced the list of 10 finalists who will go to the opening ceremony, - informs the official channel of the contest on YouTube.
More than 15,000 first-time filmmakers from 160 countries participated in “Your Film Festival”. In June on the special channel in Youtube everybody could watch the films and chose the favorites of the contest. Finally 10 works from the U.S., Brazil, Bolivia, Spain, Portugal, Libya, UK and Australia got on the list. The directors of the chosen films will go to the opening ceremony of the 69th Venice Film Festival .
The winner, by the Your Film Festival organizers, is going to be announced on the 3d of September.
He will be awarded 500 thousand dollars to shoot a new film supported by the famous director Ridley Scott and actor Michael Fassbender. The premiere of online director and world-class professionals will be presented on YouTube.
Source - RIA News