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Visions du Réel appoints new festival director

19.04.2010

The steering committee of Visions du Réel has announced Mr. Luciano Barisone as the director of the festival.

Luciano Barisone

According to the statement from the Visions du Réel steering committee Luciano Barisone’s impressive career, his extensive circle of contacts and his rich personality convinced them that he was the right person to be the future director of the festival.

The steering committee expressed that Barisone’s artistic qualities and his vast knowledge of the cinema world, as well as his capacity to motivate teams and transmit his enthusiasm and his knowledge will be valuable assets to ensure the permanent appeal and ongoing success of Visions du Réel.

The recruitment of a festival director at Visions du Réel follows the nomination of the current director Jean Perret as the new head of Haute Ecole d’art et de design in Geneva.

 

Mr Barisone will take up his duties at Visions du Réel progressively from this summer.

 

Visions du Réel web site

 

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