EUROPEAN & ITALIAN FILM COMMISSIONS:
Film Commission is the regional desk for those who make movies and video, offering free support to all productions made Italy and in Europe.
Spain Film Commission (SFC) is a non profit organization established by an extensive network of Film Commissions / Film Offices throughout the territory. He is a founding member of the European Film Commission Network (EUFCN) and works in collaboration with audiovisual, commercial and tourism Spanish institutions. SFC provides producers runnings management of all types of audiovisual works in our territories, in coordination with the office network. In addition, advice on funding, locations, administrative management and services of all kinds.
The Malta Film Commission is a government entity established by the Laws of Malta and acts as an advisory body responsible for the film sector on policies pertaining to the promotion, development and support of the audio-visual and film servicing industry. The aim of the Film Commission is to position Malta as a global competitive film destination, creating sustainable jobs and driving forward the development of the indigenous industry through training programmes and the Malta Film Fund.
Ouarzazate Film Commission is a public nonprofit institution established by the Regional Council and the Moroccan Center for Cinematography. The region of Ouarzazate, the gateway to the desert, is a true open-air film set where super productions have been filmed since many decades. Ouarzazate, the city that offers millennium peacefulness with its magnificent Kasbahs, its houses with original architecture, its infrastructure and its various movie sites. In order to monitor the progress of filming in the region of Ouarzazate, a Film Commission was established in 2008 with substantial resources and composed of experienced professionals.
The Italian Film Commissions association, comprising 17 Film Commissions located all over Italy, is a benchmark for national and international productions, investors, authors, professional operators and institutions operating in the cinema and audiovisual sector. The Italian Film Commissions brings together organisms that provide free of charge services such as logistic assistance, access to financial resources, the granting of permits, a mapping of qualified manpower and service providers and the search for locations. It aims to create incentives for investments in the cinema and audiovisual sector in the individual regions, offering a unified image of the Italian world of cinema narrated in its regional specificities, promoting the different territories in terms of their distinctive cultural, artistic, touristic, landscape and industrial features.
Fostering territorial development on global scale, the Italian Film Commissions association acts to consolidate relations with national and international bodies and institutions. It assures its associates of constantly updated information on activities within the sector and develops system initiatives for the growth and promotion of the Italian audiovisual sector. Activities of particular importance relate to the organisation of joint initiatives and attendance at the most important film festivals and fairs in Italy and abroad. The Italian Film Commissions fosters the growth of international co-productions and the realisation of operational and development partnerships. The mission of the association includes promotion and protection of the quality of services for audiovisual productions and the operational enhancement of structures associated with the organisation of initiatives for training and update.
The Ministry of goods and cultural activities and tourism, also known by the acronym MiBACT, is the department of the Government of the Italian Republic in charge of the protection of culture , of the show , and the conservation of the artistic heritage and cultural and landscape and policies related to tourism. The current Minister of Culture is Dario Franceschini.
Tax Credit for audiovisual works. The 5 February 2015 Decree of the Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism allows attribution of tax credit for film activities to the independent producers of audiovisual works. The provisions on tax credit – tax credit provide for the possibility to offset tax liabilities (IRES, IRAP, income tax, VAT, social security and insurance contributions) with the credit accrued as a result of an investment in the film industry. Recipients are the production companies and film distribution, film exhibitors, the executive production companies and post-production (technical industries), as well as businesses that do not belong to cineaudiovisivo industry associated in profit of a film from this manufacturer .
A project to promote and popularize the contemporary art, strengthen the architecture and urban value for the entire south of Italy. In collaboration with all Film Commission of south Italy.
Institute Cinecittà Luce is one of the major players in the film industry , who supports the development and promotion of Italian film in Italy and abroad , and is distinguished by the ability to integrate different areas of activity , essential to face in a competitive way the globalized market.
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FILM INDUSTRY AUDIOVISUAL AND MULTIMEDIA
Founded over seventy years ago, on July 10, 1944, ANICA is the association representing the Italian film and audiovisual industries in the relations with the institutions and in labor negotiations. It is also appointed to establish relationships with all the major players in the system, for the exploitation of the cinematographic industry (primarily the national one) in Italy and abroad.
The ANICA has, since its foundation, promoted Italian cinema at the major film festivals and markets abroad, in collaboration with DG Cinema of MiBACT. In recent years the Association has initiated several projects to promote the circulation of films and internationalization of Italian products with the Ministry of Economic Development and ICE.
PRODUCTION & DISTRIBUTION:
From 1995 Medusa Film is placed firmly at the top of de Italian adn International Film Market.
The 01 Distribution is a film distribution company Italian, direction Rai Cinema SpA. 01 Distribution was founded in 2001 and it is the year of the foundation that bears his name. The merger with Rai Cinema took place in April 2011, first as a division and later as a direction in June 2015. It specializes in the distribution of films in Italian and international and ‘ home entertainment .
Rai Cinema SpA is a company founded in 2000 based on the need of the Group Rai to set up an independent company highly specialized, focused on the activities of production, acquisition and management of audiovisual product rights on the different channels of the film industry.
Lucky Red is a company of distribution and film production . Founded in 1987 by Andrea Occhipinti . The company buys and distributes films considered arthouse , award-winning and passed through film festivals important as the Cannes Film Festival and Berlin . Lucky Red distributes films in Italy Spanish , French and many other countries around the world turn from quality authors and emerging talents.
Bolero Film is a Company of Distribution and Film Production .
A totally independent company, established over forty years ago by Paola Corvino as the helping arm for creative producers and new directors , Intramovies has remained mainly and foremost an international film distributor of quality movies from all over the world, venturing now and again into coproducing selected titles with Australia, Spain and France.
No more than 8 to 10 titles a year make it into the company slate, chosen among high standard production value movies that get their highlights at major international festivals.
Intramovies also boasts a catalogue of over five hundred titles of international renown, with classics by directors such as Fellini, Visconti, Antonioni, Pasolini, De Sica, Bertolucci, Comencini, Rosi, Argento and others. The long lasting and solid relationships with local distributors all over the world ensure that the movies represented are given due consideration and recognition, while a Team of young and dedicated executives permits the company to be present in support of the movies at several festivals and at a selection of macro-area’s markets.
To keep abreast with new technologies is also, a must so that the movies the company represents are given as numerous and ample opportunities of reaching the right audience as there can be.
True Colours is the name of a new shade in the palette of international sales companies. The new company was established in a partnership between Italian powerhouses Lucky Red distribution and Indigo Film production whose credits include Paolo Sorrentino’s Oscar-winning “The Great Beauty”, with the aim of bringing the best of Italian and international arthouse cinema worldwide.
Studio Lucherini Pignatelli born in the 60’s when Henry Sisk Began, as a pioneer in Italy, the work of the press agent. Among His First movies The sweet life, Tramp, The Leopard, Ladies and Gentlemen, Two Women, Salvatore Giuliano and many others Which are part of the history of cinema. Associated first with Margaret Rossetti, then with Matteo Spinola, and by the mid 90’s to present, Gianluca Pignatelli, Studio Sisk Pignatelli is one of the main Italian press agencies for movies and fictions. Studio Lucherinini Pignatelli promoted in the years countless movies. Among the Italians some titles directed by Bernardo Bertolucci, Ettore Scola, Mario Monicelli, Marco Ferreri, Franco Zeffirelli, Lina Wertmuller, Ermanno Olmi, Giuseppe Patroni Griffi, Giuseppe Tornatore, Dario Argento, Paul Virzi, Nanni Moretti, Gianni Amelio, Daniele Luchetti, Cristina Comencini, Carlo Vanzinas, Marco Risi, Saverio Costanzo, Carlo Verdone, Gabriel and Silvio Muccino, Ferzan Ozpetek, Leonardo Pieraccioni, Vincenzo Salemme, Giovanni Veronesi and Fausto Brizzi, Luca Lucini and Alessandro Genovesi.
Among the internationals some titles directed by Woody Allen, Martin Scorsese, David Cronenberg, Alan Parker, Roman Polanski, Robert Altman, Paul Verhoeven, Oliver Stone, Richard Attenborough, George Clooney, Steven Soderbergh, David Fincher, David Lynch, Brian de Palma, Ang Lee, Jean Jacques Annaud, Lars Von Trier, Peter Jackson and the Coen brothers.
Press, Communication, promotion, image, events, contacts with media. Cinema, fiction, actors and actresses, photographers, photographers, filmmakers, directors. Biancamano and Spinetti is a society ‘which deals with press office and communication in the world of film and television, ensuring in particular the promotion and diffusion of the image and media contacts in the entertainment world.
The Company Patrizia Cafiero & Partners has been operating for years in the field of communication and promotion, in the entertainment, cultural events, as well as the organization of events related to different production needs a cultural nature of organizations and companies operating in Italy and abroad .
The Patrizia Cafiero & Partners is also representative agency some of the most prestigious names in Italian cinema, having consolidated in time an important network of contacts not only national but also European and North American.
Based on the experience and skills acquired over a thirty-year commitment from Patrizia Cafiero, with a trained staff structure in the field of communications and public relations, the company boasts a prestigious widely recognized among stakeholders and operators, thanks to the results obtained over the years, witnessed by a leading portfolio of clients.
Patrizia Cafiero is often required for advice and support, in the evaluation of texts both film theater, in assisting directors of primary importance, as well as film production.
Warner Music Group (abbreviated as WMG and also known as Warner Music) is an American global record company headquartered in New York City. It is one of the “big three” recording companies and the third largest in the global music industry, next to Universal Music Group (UMG) and Sony Music Entertainment (SME), being the only American-owned music conglomerate worldwide. Formerly owned by Time Warner, the company was publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange until May 2011, when it announced its privatization and sale to Access Industries, which was completed in July 2011. With a multibillion-dollar annual turnover, WMG employs in excess of 3,500 people and has operations in more than 50 countries throughout the world.
The company owns and operates some of the largest and most successful record labels in the world, including its flagship labels Warner Bros. Records, Parlophone Records and Atlantic Records. WMG also owns Warner/Chappell Music, one of the world’s largest music publishing companies.
Panalight rental equipment: is an Italian Company that since its starts in the 1990 aims to support film direction e dierectors photografy to convert their immaginery into real picture. Panalight experienced and committed personnel (PanaTeam) advise and back up motion picture technical crew. Furthermore, the continuous technological developments and investments empower Panalight to satisfy any technical requirements, recommending customized solutions for every budget.
Movie People & D-Vision over 30 years on the Italian market in the field of cinematography, television and professional photography. We gave an extra touch to those images that the media will propose. The know repay us of what we do every day, and pushes us to do better and with more passion. The word “Movie” has different meanings in English: movie, film, motion picture film and cinematography; the word “people” instead means: people, people.
The combination of those two words and their meanings is therefore the perfect identity of the group and synergy Movie People & D-Vision , a company that deals with cinema, advertising, film, photography, and has qualified and innovative equipment. Movie People & D-Vision in 2010 and in 2011 opened four new locations of operation. In fact, they were born Movie People Roma, Movie People Malta, Movie People Torino, Movie People Bari, and Movie People Sardinia.
This is the evolution of historical dubbing studio of Margutta Road N. 53A, which by the end of the second world war have shaped the history of dubbing in Italy, Margutta is today a global high tech company, leader in the world for all aspects of TV and movie post-production. Thanks to a wonderful staff, high technology and unique equipment , and a professional international experience over 30 years. from our 2 studies in the heart of Rome, we offer a complete and integrated workflow for everything related to images, sound, distribution and asset management.
The International Recording Post Production (renamed in recent years of activity ‘Technicolor Sound Services) is a company with laboratories for post production processing of sound film and television in Italy .
Digital Post Production. The digital sector, where there are the most advanced Digital Post Production services, combining professionalism and in step with the changing techniques of a continuous market development, has always been a pioneer in Italy in all the technological updates, from satellite broadcasts of the trial film digital Intermediate, the construction of DCP digital cinema and now also for the post production of stereoscopic content (3D), ensuring customers to cinema, fiction, television, advertising, the best quality of the finished product.
40 years of experience: cinema, TV drama, studios, restoration, training, audio-video post-production, alongside some of the most memorable Film and Television/Web productions in Italy and abroad.
For over 35 years , according to production needs, offers quality service , vehicles , generator , Camper for make up and actors, minibus and car with driver for cinematographic and transport
CARTOCCI since 1948, Rental equipment for Cinematography and Television. Available from us: Cameras, Digital Cameras, Lenses, Lighting, Grip Equipment, Genny, Truck , camper make up & artist ,Cars, Minivan.
A.T.A. ltd – Conti Brothers of Rome. Rental Legend Car – more then 250 cars for Move , Commercial e TV.
Awards and festivals:
The David di Donatello Award, named after Donatello’s David, is a film award presented each year for cinematic performances and production by L’accademia del Cinema Italiano (ACI) (The Academy of Italian Cinema). There are 24 categories as of 2006. Italy is also famed for its annual Venice Film Festival.
Event organized by the National Union of Italian Film Journalists. Ribbons are the oldest and most prestigious award for the world of Italian cinema, the second in the world only at the Oscars, awarded since 1946 for notarial referendum by members of SNGCI and for the best long film and short film, to their authors, performers, technicians and producers.
The Venice Film Festival or Venice International Film Festival (Italian: Mostra Internazionale d’Arte Cinematografica della Biennale di Venezia, “International Exhibition of Cinematographic Art of the Venice Biennale”), founded in 1932, is the oldest film festival in the world and one of the “Big Three” film festivals alongside the Cannes Film Festival and Berlin International Film Festival.
The film festival is part of the Venice Biennale, which was founded by the Venetian City Council in 1895. Today, the Biennale includes a range of separate events including: the International Art Exhibition; the International Festival of Contemporary Music; the International Theatre Festival; the International Architecture Exhibition; the International Festival of Contemporary Dance; the International Kids’ Carnival; and the annual Venice Film Festival, which is arguably the best-known of all the events. The film festival has since taken place in late August or early September on the island of the Lido, Venice, Italy. Screenings take place in the historic Palazzo del Cinema on the Lungomare Marconi and in other venues nearby. Since its inception the Film Festival has become the most prestigious international film festival in the world.
International Rome Film Festival is a film festival that takes place in Rome, Italy, during the month of October. The actual complete name in Italian is Festival Internazionale del Film di Roma.
Even though it is quite a young festival, the importance of the hosting city as well as the strong economic investment has placed the Rome Film Festival among the most important film festivals in the world, with huge media coverage and world-famous artists in attendance. Besides, along with the festival, a film market called the Business Street is set up in the Via Veneto, well-known due to the classic La Dolce Vita (1960).
Taormina Film Fest, a historic film festival that began in 1955 under the name Rassegna Cinematografica Internazionale di Messina e Taormina. The exhibition, which moved permanently to Taormina in 1971, has hosted over the years many stars of international cinema: Elizabeth Taylor, Marlene Dietrich, Sophia Loren, Cary Grant, Robert De Niro, Colin Firth, Marlon Brando, Charlton Heston, Audrey Hepburn, Gregory Peck, Tom Cruise, Melanie Griffith and Antonio Banderas, among others. The Festival is an “A” Festival in FIAP accreditation. The award is the Nastro d’Argento in Italian cinema (Silver Ribbon).
The festival organized on the island is most loved in the world. From the Star – System of Hollywood – Capri , Hollywood – The International Film Festival, is an event founded and produced by Pascal Vicedomini, general secretary of the Capri in the World. The event is supported by the Ministry of Heritage and Cultural Activities ( D.G Cinema ), the Campania Region ( Department of Tourism and Cultural Heritage ), ICE and the City of Capri and the Anacapri . With the participation of rainbow, Iris – Mediaset , Ambi Pictures, Trenitalia, SNAV, TV Sorrisi e Canzoni and Radio 2 Rai.
The Berlin International Film Festival, also known as the Berlinale, is one of the film festivals of greatest international prestige. The festival generally lasts twelve days, is home to more than 20,000 professionals in the media, including 4,200 journalists from about 120 nations, and is held annually in February since 1951 . The main prizes awarded during the event are the ‘ Golden Bear and Silver Bear, being the’ bear the symbol of Berlin .
The Cannes Film Festival is a film festival that takes place annually in May, for a period of two weeks in the city of Cannes. Because it ensures a formidable coverage by the media, the Festival guarantee their presence many movie stars who show themselves to the entrance walkway (Montée des Marches) in the projection room. Many manufacturers choose this occasion to launch their latest products and to sell the rights to distributors who come from all over the world.
FrightFest, also known as Horror Channel FrightFest, is an annual film festival held in central London over the August Bank Holiday weekend. The first event was held in the year 2000. As its name indicates, the primary focus is on the horror genre. However, it has included a wide variety of movies that blur the boundaries of genre definitions.