Speakingat press conferences in
Andthe In Progress sidebar will be renamed and serve in future as a platform forexperimental film-making.
Maire would reportedly like the nightly open-air screenings on
Ina break from the previous practice, Maire hasabolished the post of vice artistic director and will have three"delegates" Nadia Dresti (film industry), Chicca Bergonzi (Leopards ofTomorrow), Tiziana Finzi(programming) who will deputise for Maire in various areas in addition to their coreresponsibilities.
Inaddition, Doris Longoni hasstepped down after eight years from the post of Head of Communication andMarketing and will be succeeded from February 1 by RiccardoFranciolli, who is currently working as the assistantof Nicolas Bideau, head of the Film Section at