27 Times Cinema - great chance for young moviegoers!

Are you a film Buff? Active on social media?

Who love sharing your love for movies with others?

Who dream to attend to the Venice Film festival..


27 TIMES CINEMA* invites 27 young European filmgoers (one participant per member state of the European Union) to attend the 2021 Venice Film Festival as Jury Members of the Giornate degli Autori selection.

Who can participate?

  • Film lovers aged between 18 and 25,
  • Excellent English skills (reading, written and spoken) are required,
  • Good ability to write articles and blogs,
  • Active on Socials (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Youtube, Snapchat),
  • With skills in podcasting, blogging, video editing, photographing or any other communication tools.

How to apply?

  • Do and send a video in which you explain what you love in cinema. Start the video saying “Cinema for me is…” Make it fun and original!

Technical requirements:

  • Shoot it in English,
  • In high resolution (Full HD: 1920x1080 px) and with an excellent audio recording,
  • Duration: 30 seconds,
  • The video should contain the following information: Name and country of origin.

Take a look to the Europa Cinemas’ Vimeo channel to check out previous year’s examples.

  • Fill and send the application form in English to the cinema: kinolumiere@sfu.sk before the 20.5.2020; please note in the subject of the email: 27 TIMES CINEMA: your name. Please, add  Wetransfer link to your video in the text of the e-mail. 

What happens if you’re the lucky one?

You win a flight ticket to Venice and get free accommodation in the Lido where the festival takes place. You’ll be offered a free festival accreditation (giving also priority access to the Giornate degli Autori screenings).

IMPORTANT: You should commit yourself to:

  • Be present in Venice before the start of the festival, from Tuesday 31th of August to Sunday 12th of September 2021 (festival dates: 1 - 11 September 2021),
  • Be a Jury Member for the films competing for the Giornate degli Autori.
  • Take part in round table discussions, masterclasses and workshops focused on improving your communication skills as influencer to be actively involved in raising awareness of the LUX Audience award in the future,
  • Contribute to Europa Cinemas website and social networks,
  • Promote and spread the word about the new LUX Audience Award after the festival using the skills learne din Venice,
  • Attend and help organise events in the frame of the the LUX Audience Award (mainly January - May of the following year).
  • Be available to participate in the LUX Selection panel 2022 (1 - 2 days between June and September)

Don’t miss this unique opportunity! Let your dream come true!

*Co-organised by the European Parliament, the LUX Audience Award, the Giornate degli Autori and Europa Cinemas, 27 Times Cinema aims to promote shared values and cultural diversity among young people.

For further information about this initiative please visit:

https://luxaward.eu/en/27-times-cinema / https://www.europa-cinemas.org/en/activities/find-and-foster/28-times-cinema / https://27timescinema.cineuropa.org / https://europa-cinemas-blog.org/28-times-cinema / http://www.giornatedegliautori.com