The Italian distributor Rai Cinema has become the 12th member of Globalgate, a consortium specializing in intellectual property issues and the production of local language films around the world. Globalgate also co-produces and co-finances wide-release local language films. Its funding comes from major distribution companies.
Rai Cinema, with 15% of the Italian film market, joins Lionsgate (United States), Televisa (Mexico), Gaumont (France), Nordisk (Scandinavia), Tobis (Germany), Belga (Benelux), TME ( Turkey), Kadodawa (Japan), Lotte (Korea), Cine Colombia (Colombia) and Paris Filmes (Brazil).
Globalgate co-founders Clifford Werber, William Pfeiffer and Paul Presburger welcomed the arrival of Rai Cinema: “We are proud to have Paolo Del Brocco and the Rai family join ours, as we together deliver premium intellectual property to Italian producers, film-makers (…).”