EXCLUSIVE: Italian MEP Silvia Costa’s report will be presented at the European Parliament’s Committee on Culture and Education in Brussels next week.
The eagerly awaited report by Italian MEP Silvia Costa on the European Commission’s plans for a Creative Europe programme as successor to the present Culture and MEDIA programmes, has resulted in the drafting of no less than 197 amendments to the original EC text.
An important Italian-Belgian co-production has arrived in Apulia with the film “Marina”, shooting for which starts on Monday 17th Seprember in Bovino (province of Foggia). The project boasts an internationally renowned creative core group: Oscar-nominated Belgian director Stijn Coninx, award winning co-producers Luc and Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Palm D’Or winners at Cannes for “Rosetta” and “L’Enfant – Una storia d’amore”, producer and director Cristiano Bortone and an outstanding cast led by Luigi Lo Cascio and Donatella Finocchiaro.
Film London is once again supporting the BFI London Film Festival (LFF) through financial support to the festival's industry and training offer, hosting events and showcasing the capital's wealth of film-making talent.
More than £60,000 is being invested to strengthen connections with the capital's film and media sector. The funding will boost the festival's industry programme and facilities at the Industry Office, offering film professionals a wide range of services and activities including screenings, seminars and networking events.
Central Park Tale is a fresh twist on West Side Story.
This timeless story of star-crossed lovers will be set against the backdrop of a squirrel turf battle in New York City's Central Park.
Writer - Producer Jacqui Barcos has gathered a stellar line-up of world-class talent: Daniel Jeannette, one of Hollywood's top animation directors whose credits include Happy Feet, Hunger Games & Where the Wild Things Are.
14/09/2012 - Fadila Laanan, the minister for culture and the audiovisual sector for the Government of the French Community of Belgium, has just approved results from the Wallonia-Brussels Federation Film Selection Committee's second session for aid. Fifty projects (including 14 fiction features) are to receive aid for screenwriting, development, or production that adds up to over €3m.