Alberto Barbera has been reappointed to his role as Director of the cinema department for the next four years.
The Venice International Film Festival has announced that the Board of Directors has appointed Artistic Directors for the cinema, dance, music and theatre departments for the four-year term, from 2021 to 2024.
Alberto Barbera was confirmed as the Director of the cinema department, Wayne McGregor was appointed as the Director of the dance department, Lucia Ronchetti was appointed as the Director of the music department and ricci/forte (Stefano Ricci and Gianni Forte) were appointed as the Directors of the theatre department.
The Board of Directors of La Biennale thanked the previous directors Marie Chouinard, Ivan Fedele and Antonio Latella for their commitment during their four-year terms as directors respectively of the dance, music and theatre departments.
Barbera has been reappointed to his role for the next four years. Since 2012, he has served as the Director for the Venice International Film Festival. In 2019, he was listed by Variety as one of the 500 most influential people in the world film industry. Since 2020 he has been a member of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences.