CINEMA AND AUDIOVISUAL INDUSTRY IN CALABRIA

There are many financing opportunities available for the film and audiovisual industry in Calabria. Information can be found online, on site of the Calabria Film Commission website. Thanks to the Regional Law 21/2019 “Interventi regionali per il sistema del cinema e dell’audiovisivo in Calabria (Regional interventions in support of the cinema and audiovisual industry in Calabria)”, these opportunities offer grants for:

  • The establishment of film festivals, exhibitions and screenings, and awards in the territory of the Region of Calabria;
  • Support for cultural associations and film clubs in the territory of the Region of Calabria;
  • Support for programming of art films in the territory of the Region of Calabria;
  • Support for the creation of networks to connect cinema theatres in the territory of the Region of Calabria.

Resources earmarked for the establishment of film festivals, exhibitions and screenings, and awards in the Region of Calabria amount to €357,500. The maximum grant available for festivals is €30,000; for screenings and reviews €15,000, and for awards €10,000. The amount assigned must not exceed 70% of the total cost of initiative.

Financial support for cultural associations and film clubs amounts to €192,500, with a maximum grant of €19,250 that must not exceed 80% of the overall cost of the initiative.

Contributions to support the programming of art films in the area amount to a total of €70,000: those organizing may receive up to a maximum of €3,500.

Support for the creation of networks between cinema theatres in the Region of Calabria amounts to €30,000 with a maximum grant of €10,000 per initiative.

The application deadlines are: 8 March for Festivals, Screenings and Awards and 6 February for all other sections.

(cit. Italy For Movies)