Category: WESTERN EUROPE

News about audiovisual in western Europe region (France, Italy, Germany, Spain, Malta, etc)

Europe / The candidate call for the 2019 Migration Media Award is open!

The Migration Media Award recognizes and rewards the excellence, relevance and quality of journalistic work which deals with migration in the Euro-Mediterranean region. In its first year (2017), the jury gave awards to 35 journalists based in an EU country or in a Southern Partner Country (SPC), and in 2018 they gave 41, with the …

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Jordan – Germany / Candidate call for “Project Market Amman”

In 2012 Jordan’s Royal Film Commission set up a partnership with the German foundation Robert Bosch Stiftung, to support collaboration between young Arab and German film-makers. The partnership is part of the Robert Bosch Stiftung Film Award, which aims to provide a first experience of international co-production and support intercultural exchange. Each year, the foundation …

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Italy / Rai’s Board of Directors approves the business plan 2019-2021

RAI

Chaired by Marcello Foa, Rai’s Board of Directors met on March 6th. It reviewed and approved the 2019-2021 business plan, which focuses on programme content and the needs of users, while continuing to meet its service contract obligations. Managing Director Fabrizio Salini briefed the Board of Directors and the Statutory Auditors on the outline of …

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Italy – France / Mediawan ready for the second stage of buying Palomar

Mediawan

In mid-January the French media group Mediawan announced it had bought a majority stake in Palomar (read our article here). Italy’s largest independent producer, Palomar sold 53% of its capital during an initial acquisition phase, finalized at the end of February and announced in a press release. By the end of the second stage, Mediawan …

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Italy / Filming “Rosa, Pietra e Stella” in Naples and Portici

Rosa, Pietra e Stella

The filming of Rosa, Pietra e Stella began on February 25th and will continue over 5 weeks between Naples and Portici. The film is the first feature by Italian film-maker Marcello Sannino, until now well-known for documentaries, especially Napoli 24, released in 2010 and Corde, produced in 2009. In Rosa, Pietra e Stella, he shows …

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Spain / 22nd Malaga Film Festival

Festival de Malaga

This festival of Spanish-language films, created in 1998, is held in Málaga from Friday March 15th to Sunday 24th. A showcase for the national and Latin American film industries, this year it received more than 2,400 films from 59 countries. From these, 210 have been selected. In the official selection, 22 films are in the …

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France / Mediterranean projects chosen for the 15th Cinéfondation workshop

Atelier Cinéfondation

Cinéfondation has unveiled the 15 feature film projects it has selected for this year’s workshop – the 15th – which will take place during the Cannes Film Festival from May 16th to 23rd. Accompanied by their producers, the directors of the projects are invited to meet potential co-producers from around the world. The workshop has …

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