Venice International Film Critics Week is an independent and parallel section of the Venice International Film Festival organized by the Union of Italian Film Critics (SNCCI) during the Venice International Film Festival. The program includes a selection of the first seven films in competition and two special out-of-competition events.
Grand Prize of the Venice International Film Critics Week: € 5,000
Verona Film Club Award: awarded to the most innovative film in the section.
Mario Serandrei - Hotel Saturnia Award for the best technical contribution
Lion of the Future - Venice "Luigi De Laurentiis" Award for a premiere film
Lion of the Future - Venice "Luigi De Laurentiis" Award for a premiere film, a US $ 100,000 award, given by Filmauro, which will be shared equally between the director and the producer.
Award for Best Short Film: Obtaining post-production services for the next short film by the winning director.
Award for Best Director: Obtaining the English subtitles of the winning short film by the winning director.
Award for Best Technical Contribution: obtaining an invitation to the 2020 edition of the Advanced Training Course in Film Direction "Fare Cinema".
Catalan Films & TV organizes a shipment of Catalan productions to the festival.