The last time ever

Anna must say goodbye. The lines between reality and memory are blurring in “Der Maulbeerbaum” (“The Mulberry Tree”), a short film by Cornelia Schöpf and Federico Campana. A visit to the film set in Andrian/Andriano.

Five times “Made in South Tyrol”

The 36th edition of the Bolzano Film Festival was held from 18 to 24 April in Bolzano/Bozen—for the first time with Vincenzo Bugno as new artistic director. The award ceremony also honoured the winner of FINAL TOUCH #8: Wiesenwood by Jannis Alexander Kiefer.

INCONTRI #12: New momentum for the industry

From 29 to 31 March, the Merano Kurhaus in South Tyrol/Alto Adige hosted the 12th edition of IDM’s Film Conference INCONTRI. Offering plenty of opportunity for networking and exchange, the 2023 conference attracted approx. 100 decision-makers from the film, TV, and streaming industries. A review.

FINAL TOUCH #8 – Participants Announced

The four participating projects for the FINAL TOUCH #8 industry programme – which will take place from 21 to 22 April as part of the Bolzano Film Festival Bozen – were chosen out of a great number of applications by a panel of experts.

First 2023 call: IDM Südtirol – Alto Adige funds a total of 12 film projects

This year, a total funding volume of approx. 1.5 million euros will be put up to support the production of five feature films, four documentaries, two short films, and one series, all of which will visit South Tyrol/Südtirol for a combined total of 77 days of shooting.

The fine line between good and evil

Prize-winning director Giorgio Diritti has an eclectic range, depicting everything from Italian painter Antonio Ligabue to his latest project about the “Kinder der Landstrasse” programme in Switzerland. Lubo was shot in Malga Fane. We met the director and his team last November to find out more.

INCONTRI #12: Less is more

From 29 to 31 March 2023, industry experts will come together for the twelfth time at the IDM Film Conference INCONTRI at the Kurhaus in Meran/Merano (South Tyrol/Südtirol).

3 questions for … Eszter Angyalosy, Script Tutor

When it comes to challenges, Eszter Angyalosy definitely knows her stuff. A screenwriter, story editor, and writing tutor, Hungarian national Angyalosy started her career at a publishing house. Since 2020, she has acted as a Script Tutor for the IDM Script Lab RACCONTI – a role she will fill for the last time in 2023. Angyalosy has sat down with TAKE to speak about creativity and the shape of success.

Back from Berlin

Networking, cappuccino, and a premiere: From 17 to 22 February, the IDM Film Commission attended the 73rd edition of the Berlinale (16–26 February 2023) representing South Tyrol as a film location. A review.

“Some things simply must be said out loud”

The biopic Persona non grata by Antonin Svoboda is a drama on structural power abuse, sexual violence, and transgenerational trauma inspired by former alpine ski racer Nicola Werdenigg. TAKE has sat down with Antonin Svoboda to talk about his approach and the challenges he has faced. Also present: leading actress Gerti Drassl and Svoboda’s daughter, actress Maya Unger.

From Ukrainian Films Now to the Berlinale

A premiere at the Berlinale – Berlin International Film Festival (16.-26. Februar 2023) thanks to the support of the IDM Film Commission Südtirol & Cine Chromatix Italy Post-Production Price: Tonia Noyabrova’s DO YOU LOVE ME?

New projects wanted for the IDM script lab

Exclusive workshops on the development of selected feature film projects: At RACCONTI #12, the IDM script lab will once again explore new approaches in storytelling, aided by top-class international experts. Apply now!