Greece / Global Film Studio filming in Greece

Global Film Studio has decided its feature-length documentary on the films of Italian director Bruno Pischiutta will be made in Greece. The company has announced that as soon as restrictions on international travel are eased, production of Retrospective should begin there. Retrospective traces the career of Bruno Pischiutta. Actor, director, producer, he has won many …

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Macedonia – Slovakia / Piargy in post-production

Piargy by Macedonian director Ivo Trajkov is currently in post-production. This black and white feature film is based on a short story by Slovak writer František Švantner, published in 1942. A mystical thriller about the supposed revival of the Antichrist. The film’s starting point is a young woman, Juliša, living in the village of Piargy. …

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France / FID unveils a new edition

The 31st FIDMarseille will take place as planned, but due to the Covid-19 crisis its schedule has been altered. FIDLab, the platform for supporting international co-production, took place online between July 6th and 10th. FID festival will be held in Marseille cinemas from July 22nd to 26th. It will be the first French film festival …

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Tunisia / Raja Amari, godmother 2020 of the Gan Foundation

Every year for the past 7 years the Gan Foundation for Cinema, created in 1987, has asked a laureate from previous sessions to chair its “Aid for Creation” jury. This year director Raja Amari has been invited. Born in Tunis, Raja Amari received support from the Gan Foundation in 2001 for Satin Rouge. Her film …

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Palestinian Territories / Discover the web-series “Palestiniennes”

Palestiniennes (Palestinian Women) is a web-series produced by Mariette Auvray. From Haifa to Ramallah she talked to young women about their daily lives and work. Although each is very different, the nine women interviewed share a common battle: to preserve Palestinian identity and culture. Having made Goodbye Jerusalem (2018) about young Israelis, Mariette Auvray began …

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France / Project call for Lab Sud

Meditalents is organizing a residency for feature film scriptwriting, Lab Sud. Running from October 24th to 29th, the residency is open to directors and scriptwriters with a first or second feature film project. To qualify for registration, applicants must either: Live in the Provence-Alpes-Côtes d’Azur Region of Franceor Spend more than 50% of the shooting …

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Italy / Filming starts for Zero

Zero is the new Italian-made series from Netflix. Platform subscribers will be able to follow the story of a shy boy who has the power of invisibility. Presented as a modern hero, Omar lives in a suburb of Milan from which he longs to escape. The series shows Milan in a very different, unique way. …

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