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Cyprus / Man of War in pre-production

At the beginning of January Dimitri Logothetis announced that his next film, Man of War, would be shot on the island of Cyprus. At the end of March the producer announced that work was continuing despite government restrictions imposed by the coronavirus outbreak. So Man of War is in pre-production and on schedule – finalizing …

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Malta / The Malta Producers Association (MPA) makes its point

On March 24th the Maltese government announced it was creating specific aid packages for the island’s most affected sectors in order to combat the coronavirus crisis. But it didn’t mention either film or television. The Malta Producers Association reminded the government that film production has stopped world-wide, and Malta is no exception. Since all foreign …

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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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