Invitation for all  FIPRESCI and SNCCI Members attending the Venice Film Festival 2019:

During the Venice Festival critics will be able to rate any film in all feature length films screening in the Main Competition, Orizzonti, Venice Days and Critics Week  (1 to 5 stars). The results will be published each day during the festival on

This is not a jury. You rate only the films that you see.*

You are kindly invited to participate.

We have three options for inscriptions:

  1. Attending the festival for the FIRST five days: 28 August – 1 September
  2. Attending the festival for the LAST five days: 2 – 7 September
  3. Attending the whole festival : 28 August – 7 September

Please send an email to  indicating your choice of dates.

*The poll will be limited to 20 critics, members of FIPRESCI and SNCCI, selected on a first come-first serve basis.

PLEASE NOTE: Critics participating in any of the official festival juries are excluded from the poll.

This year the Czech National Film Archives  have teamed up with FNE to offer the first five participating critics a gift of a set of beautifully restored rare Czech classic films. The films include Black Peter (1964) directed by by Miloš Forman  The White Disease / Krakatit (1948) directed by Otakar Vávra, comedies The Good Soldier Svejk (1956) and Beg to Report(1957) directed by Karel Stekly, Ikarie XB 1 (1963) directed by Jindrich Polak and From Saturday to Sunday (1931) by Gustav Machatý. The DVDs also include exclusive bonus materials.  These DVDs and many other restored classics of Czech film are also available at the NFA online e-shop.