Italian participation at Cannes is at top this year. Two films will be in competition: Habemus Papam by Nanni Moretti and This Must Be The Place by Paolo Sorrentino, in the Directors' Fortnight has been selected Corpo celeste, the debut of Alice Rohrwacher, while the short Till Summer Comes by Pasquale Marino will run at Cinéfondation and Bernardo Bertolucci will receive a Golden Palm for his career.
Cinecittà Luce and Anica welcome in Italian Pavilion (International Village 132) - with support from the Film Board of MiBAC - all national and international professionals who want to learn more about how to make films in Italy after the restoration of the Tax Credit Fund and confirmation of tax incentives for the next three years.
Every day at the Italian Pavilion (from 9.30 to 11 am) advisors of ANICA will be available to explore the theme of tax incentives for film industry, renewed until the end of 2013. There will also be information on methods of financing both public and private, on co-production with Italy, MEDIA program, contact information, how to get in touch with the Film Commission and The Business Street (the International Market Film related to the Rome Film Festival). On the morning of Thursday 12 the new Minister for Culture Giancarlo Galan will meet the Italian and International press.
Wednesday 18, at 11, as part of a day dedicated issues the Italian film industry, will hold a closed-door meeting with representatives of banks and companies who will present their experience on the tax benefits, especially the tax credit for production.
Bologna Cinematheque will present the future programs of restoration of great authors such as Pasolini and Rossellini.
Each day will provide a timetable of initiatives related to the presence of film Italians in Cannes and the promotion of Italian cinema abroad and through the specialized newspapers published during the festival
Contact: VILLAGE INT'L - RIVIERA Pavillon 132, Fax +33 (0) 4 92 59 02 97