Festival director Alberto Barbara also signs deal to keep him at Venice until 2020.
Festival will revamp its market offering this year under the new name Venice Production Bridge.
As the autumn festival line-ups are revealed, Screen analyses the titles in pole position for a competitive awards season.
SCREEN SUBSCRIBERS: At the half-way mark, the Venice Film Festival director reveals plans for an additional cinema and defends A Bigger Splash.
SCREEN SUBSCRIBERS: Australian director Sue Brooks on realising a dream, exciting newcomer Odessa Young and the on-going challenges faced by women directors.
SCREEN SUBSCRIBERS: Francofonia producer Pierre-Olivier Bardet tells Screen how the production built Aleksandr Sokurov’s ambitious docu-fiction.
Screen spoke to Spotlight director Tom McCarthy about the challenges of piecing together a serious and starry investigative journalism drama.
Ahead of its Venice world premiere, A Bigger Splash director Luca Guadagnino talks to Screen about secret loves and the need for erotic tension with his actors.
Director Baltasar Kormakur and Working Title co-chair Tim Bevan reveal the remarkable journey behind the Venice-opener.
Screen previews the world premieres at this year’s Venice Film Festival and interviews festival director Alberto Barbera
Reunited on The Danish Girl with Eddie Redmayne and Working Title, Tom Hooper tells Screen about his passion for the project, transgender illumination and Redmayne’s ‘gender fluidity’.
Festival director Alberto Barbera tells Geoffrey Macnab about the 72nd line-up, the Toronto détente and forging ties with the streaming giants.