France / Primed : extension of the deadline for films

The deadline for submitting films (documentaries and news reports) to participate in PriMed – the International Festival of Mediterranean Documentary Film and Reportage – which was initially March 31st, has been extended to April 15th. As a reminder, PriMed is open to all writers, directors, producers and broadcasters who, through their programmes or films, help …

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Israel / Docaviv postponed

The 22nd Docaviv, the international documentary film festival in Tel Aviv, has been postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic. In a statement the festival director said: “our aim is to move forward – not in panic or sadness, but with hope for the future.” For this reason the Docaviv organisers decided to postpone the event, …

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France / Aubagne International Film Festival

Scheduled from March 30th to April 4th. Music & Cinema, the Aubagne International Film Festival has been cancelled because of the confinement imposed by the coronavirus pandemic. But not wanting to suppress the festival completely, the organizers decided to make it a virtual event. They have created a platform to highlight the creators and their …

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Tunisia / Creation of a “Culture Recovery Fund”

On March 22nd the Tunisian Ministry of Cultural Affairs announced that a Fonds Relance Culture (FRC – Culture Recovery Fund) will be created for people in this sector during the Coronavirus crisis. The fund will support professionals and cultural places, helping them avoid financial problems during confinement. So far more than 700 events and festivals …

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Italy / Funding for films by IDM

IDM (Innovation, Development and Marketing) is a funding organisation for the development, pre-production and production of cinema and television films. Each year it distributes €5 million to different projects to encourage production in the Italian province of South Tyrol. Several times a year IDM gives financial support to films. Seven projects were selected during the …

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France / Call for films “À ton court”

France Télévisions is renewing its competition “À ton court” this year. It’s an opportunity for anyone aged between 16 and 30 to submit a short drama film, an animated film or a documentary of less than 5 minutes. The theme of this year’s competition is Quel monde pour demain? (What world for tomorrow?), particularly for films …

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Italy / A docu-drama about Pompeii

2018/2019 saw the most important excavations in Pompeii for the past 70 years, part of an Italian initiative, Great Pompeii Project. The dig uncovered a street, several houses and about fifteen victims. The information pieced together with DNA analysis of the bodies enabled the archaeologists not only to understand more about the people they had …

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