Category: CINEMA

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Spain / €100,000 allocated for broadcasting production in the Balearic islands

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On September 3rd the Ministries of Tourism and of Culture signed an agreement to work together to make the archipelago attractive for filming. €100,000 has been allocated to support broadcasting production. The agreement was signed by Bel Busquets, vice-president of the Balearic Islands’ government and regional minister for innovation, research and tourism, and Fanny Tur, …

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Tunisia / Preserving film archives a key issue at a symposia in Hergla

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For the past 13 years a cultural association, Afrique Méditerranée, has organised an annual film conference in the small coastal town of Hergla. This year it was held from August 25th to 28th, and at one of the round tables the association presented representatives of Tunisian broadcasting with guide-lines on how to preserve the country’s …

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Kosovo / The Film Center’s budget explodes

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The Kosovar Film Center (KCC) is investing in the country’s film production, supporting 28 film projects this year with a combined budget of nearly 1.5 million euros. The Minister of Culture, Youth and Sport has promised funding for the KCC, announcing his office will double existing grants from €600,000 to €1.2 million. Until now, 18 …

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Egypt / First festival at the Arab Cinema Centre

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The Arab Cinema Centre (ACC), created by MAD Solutions, is launching a series of festivals around the world to promote Arab culture and heritage. Based in Cairo, the ACC is the first pan-Arab studio which creates, promotes and distributes Arabic content to and from the Arab world. Its first festival, “Mad 3araby” will be held …

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Italy / Rai Ragazzi launches an initiative for creative young people in animation

Rai Ragazzi, the children’s department of Italy’s national broadcaster, has launched a new initiative for young animation creators, students or recent graduates. The channel has launched a competition “L’ora di tuffarsi” (Time to dive) and the best programmes will be announced on September 3rd. The projects will be reviewed by Rai Ragazzi’s animation and television …

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Italy / €10 million given to film production in Puglia

The Apulia International Film Fund has doubled its offer, allocating €10 million for film production in the Puglia region between 2018 and 2020. The size of the fund helps support the local film industry and attract national and international productions, says Antonio Parente, director of the Apulia Film Commission. All projects for drama, documentary, short …

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Serbia / Film Centre Serbia allocates more than €500,000 for film production by means of a financing competition

Film Centre Serbia announced the winners of its competition for film funding, allocating amounts from €8,471 to €101,634 to nearly 15 films and projects, mainly co-productions, divided into 6 categories. Cristian Puiu’s Serbo / Romanian co-production “Manor House” received the largest sum. Sharunas Bartas’ Lithuanian / French / Serbian co-production “In the Dusk” also received …

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