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3678 articles available in total starting from 17/05/2002. Last article published on 02/04/2020.

Italy’s regions and film commissions take action to tackle the crisis

Italy’s regions and film commissions take action to tackle the crisis

We give an overview of the initiatives and measures taken by the various Italian film commissions and regions in order to combat the crisis  

02/04 | Industry | Market | Italy

Marco Valerio Fusco • Head of Acquisitions & Production, Intramovies

Interview: Marco Valerio Fusco • Head of Acquisitions & Production, Intramovies

"If it goes ahead, Cannes will be a weakened version of itself"

Marco Valerio Fusco, Head of Acquisitions & Production at Intramovies, talks to us about festival postponements, the eventuality of an online Marché du Film and post-virus changes to the film market  

01/04 | Italy

Nexo Digital is meeting with buyers via an online platform

Nexo Digital is meeting with buyers via an online platform

Following the cancellation of MIPTV, Nexo will present its titles to buyers through a Screening Room and Virtual Meeting, providing "a space which will allow all of us to keep on working"  

27/03 | Industry | Market | Italy

Chiara Valenti Omero • President of the AFIC – Association of Italian Film Festivals

Interview: Chiara Valenti Omero • President of the AFIC – Association of Italian Film Festivals

"After the virus, festivals will need to pick up where they left off with independent films"

We chatted with Chiara Valenti Omero, the president of the AFIC – the Association of Italian Film Festivals, about the consequences of Italy’s lockdown and what the future looks like for festivals  

27/03 | Italy

Gabriele Salvatores looks to collate people’s fears and emotions at the time of the pandemic

Gabriele Salvatores looks to collate people’s fears and emotions at the time of the pandemic

Indiana Production and Rai Cinema announce the collective doc Viaggio in Italia which looks to paint a film portrait of what we’re currently experiencing, incorporating many different voices  

25/03 | Production | Funding | Italy

The IDM Alto Adige Film Commission throws its weight behind 7 projects

The IDM Alto Adige Film Commission throws its weight behind 7 projects

Three of these works hail from Italy, including Andrea De Sica and Alessandro Genovesi’s new films, two from Germany, one from France and one by way of Sweden  

20/03 | Production | Funding | Italy

Coronavirus: €130 million for the film and theatre industry in Italy

Coronavirus: €130 million for the film and theatre industry in Italy

Extraordinary levels of compensation, suspension of tax payments, and refunds in the form of vouchers for cancelled performances are all in the offing  

18/03 | Industry | Market | Italy

Review: Makongo

Review: Makongo

Elvis Sabin Ngaïbino puts his name to an immersive and moving documentary on an unshakeable desire for education against all odds amidst an outsider community  

18/03 | Cinéma du réel 2020

Instant Corona: A collective film to tell the tale of Milan at the time of COVID-19

Instant Corona: A collective film to tell the tale of Milan at the time of COVID-19

MIR Cinematografica is inviting professionals to participate in the creation of a collective film to describe the virus-struck city in both its physical form and its internationally “networked” status  

16/03 | Production | Funding | Italy

Coronavirus crisis: Minerva Pictures makes 100 films available online and free of charge in Italy

Coronavirus crisis: Minerva Pictures makes 100 films available online and free of charge in Italy

Until 3 April, 100 titles ranging from arthouse and genre films to classic, cult and rare works will be available to view over and again from the comfort of Italian homes, via The Film Club  

16/03 | Distribution | Releases | Exhibitors | Italy