Venues & How to Access

The tenth edition of the Ca’ Foscari Short Film Festival takes place from October 7th to 10th, widespread in Venice, thanks to the collaboration of nine partner institutions. Below you can find how to access and reserve a seat in each venue. Check the screening schedule here.

ACCESS: Online reservation required – BOOK HERE
WHERE: Campo Santa Margherita, Dorsoduro 3689, 30123 Venice
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ACCESS: Free admission subject to availability
WHERE: Piazzale Luigi Candiani 7, 30174 Mestre
INFO: tel. +39 041 2386111 | email:

The Centro Candiani is a reference point inside the cultural offer of Mestre city and of the metropolitan area. Following the main standard in art and contemporary culture, it offers a rich and unique program of events: exhibitions, meetings, cinema, music, photography and shows which gathers a vast public. Particular attention to the childhood and teenager worlds with a dedicated section: Not Only for Kids proposes educational didactic, shows and artistic-didactic workshops.

ACCESS: Free admission subject to availability
WHERE: @InParadiso Art Gallery –  Giardini della Biennale, Castello 1260, 30122 Venice
INFO: tel. +39 328 5568197 | email:

The ECA – European Council of Artists is an Association of Social Promotion not for profit, born in 2006 in Florence – based in Venice – with the main will to create a cultural institution which can promote relations between artists and cultural organisations, regional authorities, university, private entity. Main purpose is the promotion of Art and Culture and its protagonists, organizing exhibitions and artistic workshops in its locations or other spaces. They work for the sector of cultural organization to safeguard the heritage, keeping projects of collective interests.

ACCESS: Reservation required by contacting:
WHERE: Palazzetto Tito, Dorsoduro 2826, Venice
INFO: tel. +39 041 5208879 | email:

Born in 1989 by a bequest, Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, now Institution of Venice municipality, deals with contemporary art and young artists. With its exhibition locations, the Piazza San Marco Gallery, Palazzetto Tito, the Stanza del Camino in Giudecca and 15 ateliers each year, the BLM has been throughout all the ‘900 till now the only Italian case of cultural service to support artistic manifestation.

ACCESS: Reservation required by contacting:
WHERE: Campo Santa Maria Formosa, Castello 5252, 30122 Venice
INFO: tel. +39 041 2711411 | email:

The sixteenth-century palace and the contemporary architectonic spaces by Carlo Scarpa, Valeriano Pastor and Mario Botta are the set of concerts, meetings, exhibitions, shows, workshops. This is the Fondazione Querini Stampalia. Established in 1869 by the last descendant of the Querini Stampalia family, the Count Giovanni Querini, a cultured man and philanthropist. The library remains open – according to the will of the founder – into the evening hours and on holidays. The museum is an example of an aristocratic residence with original furnishings and rich art collections, including Intesa San Paolo Collection. A sophisticated bookshop, a comfortable coffee bar, the hidden garden with its oriental awesomeness. A unique place, where everyone can feel the emotion of art and beauty.

ACCESS: Free admission subject to availability
WHERE: San Marco 2893, 30124 Venice
INFO:  tel. +39 041 786777 | email:

The Ugo and Olga Foundation is a high-profile international music and musicologist study centre. Thanks to over fifty years of experience, they manage the possibility to create research teams upon determined subjects and concerning conferences to check the results of each work. Related to these activities it has been created a blooming editorial field and a rich concert program. The Foundation, always connected with the education sector and the university, has become a reference point to multiple organisations involved to spread the culture all over the local community.

ACCESS: Reservation required by contacting:
WHERE: Calle Ca’ d’Oro, Cannaregio 3932, 30126 Venice (access from the Calle Ca’ d’Oro 3934/A entrance)
INFO: tel. +39 041 2967632 | email:

ACCESS: Museum ticket. Free access for Venetian residents
WHERE: Piazza S. Marco 17/52, 30124 Venice
INFO: tel. +39 041 2967663 | email:

ACCESS: Reservation required by calling +39 041.2411507. The cost of the ticket to visit the Museum and watch the sceenings is €6.
WHERE: Ramo Grimani, Castello 4858, 30122 Venice
INFO: tel. +39 041 2411507 | email:

With the D.P.C.M August 29th 2014, n. 171, the Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Tourism opens the Regional Museum Centre, peripheral joints of the Directorate – General of Museums, become Regional Directorate according to the reorganization of the Mibact, wanted by the Minister Franceschini. Among the assignments of the Regional Directorate of Veneto Museums, there is the maintenance of public services of fruition and promotion of institutions and national cultural spaces, defying strategies and promotion purposes andpromoting the integration of different cultural ways of fruition and cultural-tourist itineraries. To safeguard the development of Culture, the Regional Directorate’s mission also concerns the constitution of a Regional Museum System which involves institutions and National Cultural spaces and local public administrations present in area of competence and other public and private entity, with the main purpose of keeping high quality standards and favour the complete accessibility. Fourteen of State Museums are part of this system and four of them are located in the city of Venice: Museo Archeologico Nazionale, Palazzo Grimani Museum, Museo d’Arte Orientale and Galleria Giorgio Franchetti at the Ca’ d’Oro.

ACCESS: Reservation required by contacting:
WHERE: Calle Larga Ragusei, Dorsoduro 3489/E-C, 30123 Venice
INFO: tel. +39 041 2753511 | email:

NH VENEZIA RIO NOVO, the brand new hotel that NH Hotel Group opened in 2018 in Venice, is also the setting for the tenth edition of the Ca’ Foscari Short Film Festival. It is an elegant 4-star hotel located in the heart of the Dorsoduro district and a technical sponsor of the Event. In fact, the hotel will be the stage for all press interviews with the artists and partners involved in the festival and will make its spaces available for all live radio broadcasts by Radio Ca ‘Foscari. Moreover, NH Venezia Rio Novo supports the Ca’ Foscari University and its students as a location that can be used as a set to direct their short films and will be the subject of a study project for the production of some videos.