– Raffaella Delvecchio and Roberto Corciulo of the Apulia Film Commission talk to us about the advantages of shooting in Puglia and the new funds made available by the FC
A system which sees services, locations and funds come together to winning effect, consolidating Puglia’s position as the film and audiovisual region of Italy. Since 2007, the year of its inception, the Apulia Film Commission has welcomed 549 projects, directly financed 413 and allocated 32 million in funds, with an overall economic impact on the region calculated to be in excess of 100 million euros. Authors who have themselves chosen to film in the region include Ermanno Olmi, Paul Haggis, Daniele Ciprì, Sergio Rubini, Patty Jenkins, Mario Martone, Goran Paskaljevic and Carlo Verdone. We spoke with Raffaella Delvecchio and Roberto Corciulo – respectively international production manager and film fund manager of the Apulia Film Commission – about the so-called Sistema Puglia on the occasion of the 10th Apulia Film Forum (10-12 October), which drew to a close last Saturday in Brindisi.
Cineuropa: Is it fair to say that Puglia is increasingly on the radar of national and international productions?
Raffaella Delvecchio: Last year, we welcomed our first Netflix production to the region, 6 Underground, directed by Michael Bay and starring Ryan Reynolds, which was filmed in Taranto and is due to be released on the streaming platform on 13…
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