TorinoFilmLab - Training, development, Funding

Vincenzo Bugno

Vincenzo Bugno


Film Fund


FeatureLab projects Curator 2021
ScriptLab - projects Curator 2021
ScriptLab - story editing Curator 2021
Meeting Event Curator 2020
FeatureLab projects Curator 2020
ScriptLab - projects Curator 2020


Vincenzo Bugno was born in Venice, and has lived in Berlin since 1988. After graduating in literature, art history and cinema, he worked as a journalist and film critic for Swiss, Spanish and particularly Italian (Corriere della Sera, Manifesto) media and later on for various TV broadcasters (Arte, ZDF, Tele+, Sky Italy) also as a writer and director of many reports on cinema and other cultural topics.

For several years he has been a consultant, curator and tutor for international film festivals and other film initiatives and institutions. From 2006 to 2009, Bugno became a member of the Programming Committee at the Locarno Film Festival and the Head of its Open Doors section.

Since 2002, Vincenzo Bugno has worked at the Berlin International Film Festival in various capacities, as Festival Delegate for Italy and the Arab World, and Member of the Selection Committee for he International Competition. He is the Head and a jury member of the Berlinale World Cinema Fund, founded 2004 and initiated by the Berlinale and the German Federal Cultural Foundation with the objective of supporting film production in regions and countries lacking a structurally strong film industry. Vincenzo Bugno is curator of the TFL FeatureLab.