Panel : Fonds institutionnels (FR)
Head of the World Cinema Fund
He was born in Venice and has lived in Berlin since 1988. After graduating in literature, art
history and film at Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, he initially worked as a journalist and
film critic for Italian and Swiss media. He has written regularly for newspapers and
In addition, he has worked for TV broadcasters as writer and director of numerous reports and
documentaries on cinema and other cultural topics, and has been an advisor and curator for
several international film festivals. From 2006 to 2009, he was a member of the programming
committee at Locarno Film Festival and head of its Open Door section. He has also regularly
contributed to various film festivals as a jury member or panelist, as well as being a consultant
for international cinema and cultural institutions.
Since 2001, Vincenzo Bugno has worked at the Berlin International Film Festival in various
capacities. He is head of, one of the initiators, and jury member of the World Cinema Fund,
founded in 2004 with the objective of supporting film production in regions and countries
lacking a structurally strong film industry.
As head of the WCF, he is particularly responsible for the development of the initiative
regarding its content and for its artistic profile.
Company details -
World Cinema Fund