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Lazio Regional Law for cinema and audiovisual media

Tradition and avanguarde of the Lazio Region.


Lazio Region Law for cinema and audiovisual media

The regional law for cinema and audiovisual media is an important instrument to support one of the strategic sectors for the economy and competitiveness of Lazio Region, but it is also a unique opportunity to promote and celebrate the image and identity of Rome and Lazio in the world.


Lazio Region Law for cinema and audiovisual media

Lazio Region & audiovisual industry

• Lazio Region can boast more than 2500 companies in the audiovisual sector

• 80% of italian companies active in the audiovisual value chain is based in Lazio Region • 80.000 people are employed within production, postproduction and services


Lazio Region Law for cinema and audiovisual media

Main macro objectives of Regional Law are : 1. Promoting our territory 2. Optimizing resources 3. Aiding job creation 4. Encouraging innovation 5. Supporting growth


Lazio Region Law for cinema and audiovisual media

The main financial instrument to implement the initiatives laid down by the law is the regional fund for the cinema and audiovisual media, the first truly European film fund in Italy with an overall allocation of 45 million euros for the three years 2011•2013.


Lazio Region Law for cinema and audiovisual mediaThe

Film

Fund The Fund has a total budget of 45 million euros for the years 2011 to 2013 and it aims at financing the interventions defined under the program's annual operational.

In particular, it is sustained the productions : • that , within current year , will devote a certain percentage of its cinematographic and audiovisual content in the Lazio Region; • Qualified as a cultural product (based on a specific cultural eligibility test). The subsidies (for reimbursement) for firms and corporations are calculated as a percentage of the costs incurred within Lazio Region.


Lazio Region Law for cinema and audiovisual media

The Film Fund For 2011 the fund has provided support for the production of: • works produced in 2011 • productions that had 40% of below the line expenses incurred in Lazio Region The 2011 Fund has provided a reimbursement of • From 10 to 15% of the costs below the line incurred in Lazio Region • Up to 50% of production costs in case of small productions (total budget less than 50 thousand euros) • Up to 10% of expenditure incurred in Lazio Region studios (i.e. Cinecittà)


Lazio Region Law for cinema and audiovisual media

The Film Fund Some figures on those who applied for 2011 Fund •156 film and audiovisual projects, distributed into: – 65 audiovisual projects (fiction, film tv, doc series, experimental

works, cross-media) – 91 film projects

Among these: –52 small productions (total budget less than 50thousand euros) –37 creative documentaries –34 ”first” or ”second” productions –10 works for children

• A total of 260 million euros mobilised for production


Lazio Region Law for cinema and audiovisual media

The Film Fund What we look for ? - Attract international producers to shoot in Lazio Region

- Create alliances among regional Film Fund to further boast co-productions


Lazio Region Law for cinema and audiovisual media

Thanks for your attention !

Contacts : www.culturalazio.it fondocinema@regione.lazio.it Tel 0039 06 51684703 Fax 0039 0651 684059


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