Inside INCONTRI #13

More than 100 industry experts from South Tyrol/Südtirol and Italy as well as the DACH region came together for a meeting of creative minds at INCONTRI #13 in St. Andrä/Sant’Andrea above Brixen/Bressanone, inspired by an informative conference programme. The key inputs and learnings from this year’s film conference hosted by the IDM Film Commission Südtirol

Impact and co-productions in Cannes

The IDM Film Commission Südtirol will once again be in Cannes from 17 to 20 May, where it will represent the South Tyrolean film scene at the Croisette at the Marché du Film.

BFFB calling: lights, camera, South Tyrol

The 37th edition of the Bolzano Film Festival will be held from 12 to 21 April — featuring Vincenzo Bugno as artistic director for the second time, this year’s festival will centre around indigenous movies from Brazil. The festival’s programme includes six films supported by the IDM Film Commission.

The Mountain Bride

The former pilgrims’ hostel St. Florian near Laag/Laghetti in the municipality of Neumarkt/Egna is one of the locations where Bolzano/Bozen-born director Maura Delpero’s new film is being shot. Vermiglio o la sposa di montagna tells a story set apart from the fronts of the Second World War that is both shocking and touching.

And action! First call of 2024: IDM Film Commission funds eleven film projects

In the first call of 2024, IDM Film Commission supports eleven projects. Seven projects from Italy, six of them from South Tyrol, three from Germany, and one project from Austria will come to South Tyrol/Südtirol for a combined total of 24 days of shooting.

Berlin, Berlin

The 74th Berlin International Film Festival is just around the corner. The IDM Film Commission Südtirol will be in attendance from 15 to 25 February and will be represented at several of the festival’s initiatives.

An unusual road trip

An unexpected friendship, the language of grief, and a multilingual production trip: TAKE had the opportunity to visit the set of the novel adaptation Marianengraben, a production involving several countries.

Zweitland – three countries come together

Two brothers. One wife. Deadly bombings. A piece of South Tyrolean history shown by local director and screenwriter Michael Kofler. Zweitland is his feature film debut.

“I’m my own first spectator.”

Hans Hofer, director and screenwriter from Vinschgau/Val Venosta, ventures into a new genre, capturing his first documentary and shooting—for the first time ever—in South Tyrol. Spectacular shots of nature and emotional portraits bring to life the story of Stilfserjochstraße, the Passo Stelvio mountain pass road, and the impact it has had on the development of the region. In an interview with TAKE magazine, Hofer tells us how his own roots weave into the narrative.

Third call: nine film projects, including five of from South Tyrol

A total of nine projects are being supported in this year’s third call. Three feature films, four documentaries, and two short films were chosen to receive funding from the IDM Film Commission Südtirol.

Some Like it International

The MIA market returns to Rome from 9 to 13 October 2023. IDM Film Commission will shine a spotlight here on international co-productions, hosting a panel discussion titled “Some Like it International” on 12 October at Cinema Barberini.

Top 10 Questions and Answers: Copyright Law

A concise overview of (Italian) copyright law: contractual processes and copyright law reform. In an interview with TAKE magazine, copyright law expert Diana Rulli provides a comprehensive guide to everything you need to know.