Calabria Film Commission at the Mia in Rome, the 2023 calls presented


By John

The Calabria Film Commission protagonist at the MIA (International Audiovisual Market), scheduled in Rome until today.
Yesterday at the Cinema Barberini, in front of a room full of sector operators, the “Presentation of tenders 2023 – Opportunities for the audiovisual sector in Calabria:
– Support for productions
– Development Support
– 2017-2022 activity report in which Anton Giulio Grande, Giampaolo Calabrese and Luca Ardenti took part for the Calabria Film Commission and Angela Tibaldi as vice president of Pts Spa.
Specifically, the public notice relating to support for the production of cinematographic and audiovisual works in Calabria was presented, to which an allocation of 5 million euros will be allocated for the production of feature films, fiction, TV series and short films. Another illustrated call was the one on “development support”, with a financial allocation of 240,000 euros, aimed at supporting the creation of cinematographic works, both serial and non-serial, set in Calabria. This measure, adopted for the first time at a regional level, aims to collect stories to contribute to a contemporary and innovative narrative of Calabria.
The appointment at Palazzo Barberini was also an opportunity to present the “Report of 2017-2020 activities” prepared by the company PTS Spa: an accurate study on the economic and employment consequences originating from the Foundation’s actions in the years ranging from 2017 to 2020 , which will be followed by the analysis phase relating to the period 2021-2023. The data, highlighted by the study, illustrate a multiplier effect on the rest of the national economy of 2.53 in terms of production, 2.40 in terms of added value and 2.23 in terms of employment, and introduce the new projects of the Foundation, demonstrating the importance that the regional audiovisual sector is destined to play in the future development of Calabria.