BFF HUB is a section of the Bellaria Film Festival training and workshop, a creative atelier for independent filmmaking. Four classes are dedicated to creative production, film criticism, working as a programmer in film festivals, and the Bellaria Film Festival’s Young Jury, which will decide the winner of the Red House competition. Four workshops with mentors and experts to match emerging young filmmakers with European professionals.

BFF giuria giovani

BFF Giuria Giovani workshop is addressed to young film or university students who will take part in the jury. The workshop will involve screenings of the films competing for the Casa Rossa Award, and meetings with the authors. The Giuria Giovani will decide the winner of the Casa Rossa section of the 42nd edition of the Bellaria Film Festival.

8 — 12 May 2024

Tutor: Cesare Barbieri & Paolo Rissicini

What a critic! Workshop critica cinematografica

What a critic! workshop is addressed to young Italian film critics. Participants will go through various workshops on journalistic writing and film criticism exercising on the films screened within the festival. The communication of a film, its narration and its diffusion through writing will be analysed and carried out with the main tutors of the workshop and important guests.

8 — 12 May 2024

Tutor: Carlotta Centonze

Programmer - The right film when and where - workshop programmazione festival cinema

The workshop Programmer – the right film, when and where is addressed to young Italian film programmers. During the workshop they will be followed by professional tutors learning and deepening the dynamics of selecting and building a programme for a film festival.

8 — 12 May 2024

Tutor: Alessandro Del Re

BFF HUB Becoming Producers - workshop produzione

Becoming producers is addressed to young Italian producers. The main topics will be creative production, and the work needed to assist authors in an Italian and European development context.

8 — 12 May 2024

Tutor: TBA