Category: WESTERN EUROPE

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

PriMed 2019 / Find out about all the films selected!

24 documentaries have been chosen to take part in the 23rd PriMed, le Festival de la Méditerranée en images, from November 24th to 30th 2019 in Marseille. The CMCA received 473 films representing 37 countries from around the world. Here are the chosen films : MEDITERRANEAN CHALLENGES CATEGORY (click on the title to access to …

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Italy / Shooting the series Romulus has begun

Sky Italia has announced the filming of its new original creation, Romulus, in Rome and the surrounding area. The filming schedule will span 28 weeks. The project has been assigned to the Italian director Matteo Rovere, who is once again looking at the legendary founding of Rome — he directed Il Primo Re, a feature …

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France / Rendez-vous in Marseille and Aix-en-Provence for the Festival Jeu de l’oie

The first Festival Jeu de l’Oie – Social Sciences and Arts in the City will be held from June 19th to 22nd in Marseille (at Mucem and the Palais du Pharo) and in Aix-en-Provence (at the Institut de management et gouvernance territoriale and Le Cube). Organized by Aix-Marseille University, the festival is a forum of …

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Italy / Mediaset Italy merges with Mediaset Spain

On June 7th Mediaset Italy, the television group largely owned by the Berlusconi family, announced a merger with its Spanish subsidiary to create a holding company in Amsterdam MFE-MediaForEurope. In a statement, the managing director of Mediaset Pier Silvio Berlusconi said that “MFE-MediaForEurope will be listed on the Italian and Spanish stock exchanges with our …

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France / The web-series “Virag’INA” now on-line

On May 23rd INA launched its new web series Virag’INA, created by actor/director Auge GG (Aude Gagny-Goubert). Part of the INAlab programme, the series was selected from a 2017 call for projects which would exploit INA’s video and audio archives. Virag’INA was inspired by the documentary series Virago, also created by Aude GG and available …

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Italy / MIA Market launches a project call for its co-production market

The 5th MIA Market – Mercato Internazionale Audiovisivo – will be held in Rome from October 16th to 20th 2019. An annual platform bringing together the broadcasting sector’s main players, MIA Market presents about twenty projects under development in three sections: fiction films, drama series and documentaries. An opportunity for directors and producers of films …

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Italy / Rai Cinema takes on virtual reality

During the Film Market at the 72nd Cannes Film Festival, Rai Cinema unveiled its virtual reality app. RAI’s media company presented its first cross-media project, Happy Birthday, directed by Lorenzo Giovenga and featuring actors Jenny De Nucci and Fortunato Cerlino. Giovenga’s project won the competition launched by Rai Cinema last October, and was produced in …

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