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ITALY / Creation of Rai Cinema International Distribution

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Rai Cinema and Rai Com have announced the creation of Rai Cinema International Distribution, integrating the two branches of the Italian public broadcaster. The aim of this new company is to optimize the distribution of Rai’s films abroad and to improve the visibility of Italian films worldwide. According to the agreement Rai Cinema will manage …

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CROATIA / Two Croatian co-productions win awards at the Trieste Film Festival

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Two Croatian co-productions, Between Revolutions and The Sea in Between, won awards at the Trieste Film Festival ( January 19th to 27th). The Sea in Between, a short drama film by Lun Sevnik, won the PAG platform Jury Award. The Slovenian, Croatian and Czech co-production was recognized for its ability to capture “the soul of …

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SERBIA / The 17th Kustendorf Festival of Film and Music closes

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Created by the director Emir Kusturica, the Kustendorf Film and Music Festival ran from January 23rd to 27th. 536 short films were submitted to the festival, with just 17 selected for the competition – but a selection containing a wide diversity of films, such as Maša Šarović’s 9-5 (Serbia), Nikos Kyritsis’ Highway of a Broken …

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EUROPE / The Council of Europe supports seven series co-productions

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The results of the first evaluation session of the Council of Europe’s Pilot Programme for Series Co-production have been announced. Seven co-productions will be supported for a total of €3 million. Among the titles selected, the Greater Adria series (Croatia, Italy, Germany and Belgium) will receive €500,000. It is the first series co-production involving Croatia …

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ITALY / Ticket sales increase in Italian cinemas

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According to Cinetel data two significant increases in the Italian cinema industry marked 2023: a 61.6% increase in revenue (€95.6 million) and a 58.6% increase in the number of admissions compared to 2022. The new figures show the Italian film industry is on an upward curve and stabilizing after the disruptions caused by the pandemic, …

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ITALY / Filming Paola Randi’s “Facciamo tutti centro”

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Produced by Fandango, in collaboration with Rai Cinema and the Swiss company Spotlight Media, Paola Randi’s latest feature, Facciamo tutti centro, was filmed in Milan and Rome. Written by Paola Randi and Valia Santella, known for her work on screenplays for the films of Nanni Moretti (Towards a Bright Future, Tre Piani) and Marco Bellocchio …

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LEBANON / The return of the Beirut Art Film Festival

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After four years absence, the Beirut Art Film Festival (BAFF) returned for its 9th edition from November 7th to 17th at the Béryte Theatre in Beirut’s Saint-Joseph University. With 16 films, 2 conferences and an exhibition, the event’s founder, Alice Mogabgab, wanted to return to “the battles fought by men and women, yesterday and today, …

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