The Italian Pavilion is back at the 2023 Berlin Film Festival
The Martin Gropius Bau Pavilion will host all the consolidated network activities - business meetings, conferences, production reception, buyers, and international sellers - within one of the most awaited and lively film markets worldwide. On italianpavilion.it users will find a presentation of the companies and Film Commissions attending the European Film Market, the screening agenda of Italian films at the Berlinale and the Market, and daily selected videos on the Pavilion's activities and the Market, featuring interviews and insights.
In addition to the usual activities held at the Pavilion, among those dedicated to internationalization, a series of meetings organized by the DGCA-MiC Special Projects office of Cinecittà will take place. The following confirmed partners are to take turns to define their new projects: CNC, Unifrance, BAM-Bogotà Audiovisual Market, Israel Cinema Project-Rabinovich Foundation, and the CEO of the Balkan countries Film Center. Meetings are planned with the new Film Development Council of the Philippines CEO and to resume relations with Asian countries after the pandemic closure, with strategic institutions, such as Unijapan, Kofic, TAICCA.
Furthermore, for the 25th anniversary of the Ibermedia Programme, a meeting has been planned with representatives of the Latin American film industries.
Finally, a series of encounters will support the Italian Screens project planned by DGCA-MiC, Cinecittà, Maeci, and the Academy of Italian Cinema-David di Donatello Awards, for the promotion of Italian films through diplomatic networking, in view of promoting our national culture through more commercial and business-oriented activities.
For this edition, the Italian Pavilion’s dedicated installation found its inspiration in film set lighting, to create luminous rays projected onto the ground to draw three-dimensional spheres in shaded colors.
ITALIAN PAVILION AT THE 73. BERLINALE
Cinecittà, MiC - Direzione generale Cinema e Audiovisivo, MAECI, ICE Agency
Cinecittà “has never been so busy with serial, international, Italian, television, theatrical productions,” as the CEO Nicola Maccanico told reporters at the Venice Film Festival
Claudia Cardinale, a multifaceted diva, is at the center of a great celebration entitled Claudia Cardinale the Indomitable, a tribute organized by Cinecittà featuring a book and an exhibition at MoMA.
70 tons of steel for 73 meters in length. Rebuilding the submarine Cappellini for the film Comandante was the last huge endeavor undertaken with the contribution of Cinecittà.
Vanessa Beecroft has accepted the invitation of President Chiara Sbarigia to create a site-specific performance at Cinecittà that sees the women of Rome as protagonists.