Conditions of participation

The Documentary Summer School is open to up to 25 undergraduate students in the fields of film, media and communication studies. Graduate students, early PhD students and emerging filmmakers are also welcome to apply. No geographic restrictions apply. The participation fee is of 455.- CHF and it covers:

  • Lectures and meetings (Monday 7-Friday 11 August 2017)
  • Bed and breakfast accommodation for 7 nights at the Locarno Youth Hostel (Sunday 6-Sunday 13 August 2017)
  • Accreditation valid for all Festival screenings
  • Closing dinner with participants from all the Summer Academy programs

Meals other than breakfast and travel to and from the Festival are at the expense of participants. Please note that the Festival provides participants with a shuttle service free of charge between Milano Malpensa airport and Locarno, prior booking.

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