Hinstin had been artistic director of the Entrevues Belfort - Festival International du Film in France.
The 71st edition of the Swiss film festival closed with the awards ceremony on August 11.
Diana Elbaum, Matthijs Wouter Knol and Franklin Leonard debated the future of cinema at Locarno’s StepIn event.
‘The Women’ by Myanmar’s The Maw Naing wins the top prize of €30,300.
Dresti will split her time with her role running Locarno Pro.
Director aims to start shooting new projects next year.
Browse the digital edition of Screen’s Locarno film festival supplement.
Film stars 4 Months, 3 Weeks And 2 Days actor Vlad Ivanov.
The film stars Justin Salinger and Ella Smith.
New films from Hong Sangsoo, Abbas Fahdel, Radu Muntean in competition.
UPDATE: Audience award winner revealed; Good Manners, Winter Brothers also among winners.
Investigative piece Chris The Swiss faces €150,000 funding shortfall.