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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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Italy / Minerva Pictures puts 100 films online

The Italian production and distribution company Minerva Pictures has decided to make some films available free of charge. In the context of the confinement imposed in several European countries, around a hundred feature films of all kinds are now available on the internet. Ginluca Curti, Minerva’s CEO, said, “Primarily as citizens, not just as digital …

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France / The results of the Series Mania CoPro Pitching Sessions

Every year Series Mania, the international forum for the makers of television series, organizes a call for projects: the CoPro Pitching Sessions, an event for professionals with a series project in development. On February 19th festival director Laurence Herszberg announced the fifteen projects selected for this year’s session. Nine of them are produced, or co-produced, …

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Italy / Documentaries enter into Palomar

Palomar, founded in 1986, is an Italian television and film company, one of the largest in the country thanks to the successful films it has produced (Inspector Montalbano, The Name of the Rose, Leopardi, etc.). Since 2019 it has been a partner of the French group Mediawan. To broaden the company’s base, Mediawan’s founder, Carlo …

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France / Totem Films presentation at the EFM

This year’s European Film Market will be held from February 20th to 27th. The event is a market promoting meetings between various strands of the film business. For a week, international representatives come together to exchange views and present their different programmes. This year the French production company Totem Films, created in 2018, will present …

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Malta / American investment in the Mediterranean archipelago

The American company DCR Finance Corp has announced it has signed a $500 million contract to bolster film and television production in Malta. The Wall Street-based company has created a consortium of studios and companies ready to invest in the island’s audiovisual sector. The consortium includes Italian producer, Augusto Pelliccia, head of Augustus Studios, and …

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Israel / Adaptation of the series Kvodo

The Israeli series Kvodo by Shlomo Moshiah and Ron Ninio, was aired on television in 2017. The series is about “the life and brilliant career of a judge, Micha Alkoby, [which] was turned upside down the day his son was found guilty of a hit-and-run offence involving a member of the mafia.” Federation Entertainment and …

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