Venice Awards Ceremony Gets Under Way: Winners Updated Live

On the final night of the Venice Film Festival, the awards ceremony of the official selection is currently in progress.

Prizes will be handed out in the virtual reality and debut feature contests, before winners in the Horizons section, under the jury presidency of French filmmaker Claire Denis, are announced. Finally, Competition jury president Cate Blanchett will lead the award presentations in the festival’s most prestigious bracket, with Chloe Zhao’s “Nomadland” and Michel Franco’s “New Order” among the acclaimed titles hoping to take the Golden Lion.

Fill list of winners below, updated as they are announced:


Best Short Film: “Entre tú y milagros,” Mariana Safron


Luigi De Laurentiis Award for Best Debut Film: “Listen,” Ana Rocha de Sousa



Best VR: Michelle and Uri Kranot, “The Hangman at Home: An Immersive Single User Experience”

Best VR Experience: Kiira Benzing, “Finding Pandora X”

Best VR Story: Fan Fan, “Killing a Superstar”

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