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ITALY / The MIA presents two new sections for scripted and unscripted projects

MIA

For international producers, distributors, commissioning editors, directors of programming and production, private and public fund-raisers, Rome’s international audiovisual market –  MIA – is “the leading Italian market, bringing together every section of the audiovisual industry.” More than 2,000 professionals from 58 countries take part every year. “A hub where offers are made for transnational film …

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MOROCCO / Filming “The Alchemist”, 2nd largest foreign contract ever signed in the kingdom

The Alchemist

“The Alchemist” is scheduled to begin filming in Morocco this September. The best-selling philosophical tale by Brazilian Paolo Coelho will be adapted by American director Kevin Scott Frakes. Since its publication in 1988 the novel has sold over 100 million copies and has been translated into 56 languages. “The Alchemist” is about “a young Andalusian …

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FRANCE MOROCCO / Crowdfunding campaign for “Rahma et Abraham” via KissKissBankBank

Rahma et Abraham

After her trilogy “Nos mères, nos daronnes”, “On nous appelait beurettes” and “Meufs de (LA) Cité” director Bouchera Azzouz has launched a crowdfunding appeal on the KissKissBankBank platform for her new documentary “Rahma et Abraham”. “In order for women to count we must tell their stories!” In 2015 870,000 people watched a documentary on France 2 about militant …

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ITALY / Candidate call for the Gianandrea Mutti Award for immigrant film-makers or Italian directors born abroad

Premio Mutti

The Gianandrea Mutti Award, the national competition for migrant or foreign-born directors, is calling for applications for its 13th edition. Created in 2008, the award was the result of a collaboration between the Associazione Amici di Giana, the Fondazione Cineteca di Bologna, the Archivio Memorie Migranti (AMM) and the Fondazione Pianoterra Onlus. The Gianandrea Mutti Award, the national competition for migrant …

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SPAIN / €12 million for the ICAA’s 2021 grants

ICAA

The Spanish Instituto de la Cinematografia y de las Artes Audiovisuales (ICAA) has published in the country’s Official Gazette its proposal for supporting feature-length film projects. €12 million will be shared among independent production companies working on a screenplay for a film of “particular cinematographic, cultural or social value”, or on a documentary in development, a first …

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TURKEY/ Turkey wants to develop its animated film sector

Rafadan Tayfa Göbeklitepe

During a visit to the ISF animation studios in Ankara the Minister of Industry and Technology, Mustafa Varank, told the Turkish news agency AA that Turkey was increasing its potential in this sector. Accompanied by his family, he watched the making of “Rafadan Tayfa Göbeklitepe”, the country’s most popular animated series with 3.5 million viewers. …

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TURKEY AZERBAIJAN / Turkey and Azerbaijan sign cinema and audiovisual cooperation agreement

Accord Turquie Azerbaïdjan

Representatives from Turkey and Azerbaijan met in Ankara to agree on a series of agreements and strengthen their bilateral cultural cooperation. Azerbaijani Minister of Culture Anar Karimov and Turkey’s Minister of International Affairs Mevlut Cavusoglu praised the unity of their countries. Their cultural alliance will ensure “the promotion of the translation and publication of modern …

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