District: Trentino Alto Adige
Province: Bolzano (BZ)
Positive 2016 statements of Alto Adige Film Commission
A fund of 5 million euro available with over 500 days of shooting in South Tyrolean territory. 25 projects financed between films, documentaries and TV series of Italian and international productions. 28 productions that have shot in South Tyrol this year by creating job opportunities for many local professionals and technical workers, as well as South Tyrolean actors and extras. Over 30 Festival which were attended by film and documentary supported by IDM, shot wholly or partly in the territory. Approximately 20 training events for professionals and new local talent; 4 scholarships awarded to South Tyrol filmmakers.
Films, documentaries and TV series shot in South Tyrol in 2016
"The children of the night", by Andrea De Sica. It was produced by Vivo film with Rai Cinema, in co-production with Belgian company Tarantula.
"Three Peaks", a drama filmed on the Tre Cime di Lavaredo. Starring international star Berenice Bejo along with Alexander Fehling. The film was directed by Jan Zabeil and produced by Echo Film in co-production with Germany Rohfilm.
"Mr. Happiness", the new comedy by Alessandro Siani. Returned to the territory after the adventure of "The Prince Abusive," he has brought on the set Diego Abatantuono and Carla Signoris. Produced by Cattleya with RAI Cinema will be distributed between the 1st of January 2017 by 01 Distribution.
"Kip and the Iceman," family film with amazing special effects. The first shooting took place this fall and will be completed in 2017. One More Pictures production with Rai Cinema.
"Finding Camille" (working title), tragicomedy on the road by Bindu de Stoppani. Produced by Swiss Hugofilm Productions and produced in Italian starring Luigi Diberti and Anna Ferzetti.
"Alpenbrennen", children's film by Tobias Wiemann. Manufactured by Helios Sustainable Films in co-production with Germany Lieblingsfilm.
"Die Pfefferkörner und der Fluch des schwarzen Königs" was born from the series that has had great success in Germany and produced by German Letterbox Filmproduktion.
There are also many production companies who chose the Alto Adige for documentaries and TV series shooting. These include the Lux Vide for fiction Rai Uno "A Step from Heaven 4", shot in the upper Val Pusteria.
Projects funded by IDM in the call of 2016
25 are the projects funded by IDM in the three calls of 2016. Among the feature films received support for pre-production
"The Guard" (working title), produced by La Sarraz Pictures. It will be directed by Giulio Ricciarelli, the Italian-German director who made his debut with the critically acclaimed "The Labyrinth of Silence."
"Hogar" (working title), written and directed by Maura Delpero, produced by Aloof in co-production with Vivo film and the Argentine El Campo Cine.
"Sun" (working title), produced by Kino Productions is the debut feature film by the Carlo Sironi. It was selected in these days to attend the 34th Session of La Résidence, the Cinéfondation initiative of the Festival de Cannes in support of directors at their first or second work.
"School of Champions" (working title), TV series. The screenplay was written by Clemens Aufderklamm and developed within the Annual Script Lab of IDM. To produce the series is the Swiss Catpics.
"Back in Time" (working title), TV police series also developed within the Script Lab. Real Films is working on pre-production and the German author Juliana Lima Dehne is developing the screenplay.
Presence of film and documentaries shot in South Tyrol at Italian and International Festivals
At the Venice International Film Festival IDM was present with 3 titles.
"Monte", the first project created and produced in Italy by Iranian Amir Naderi, in the Official Selection out of competition.
"The Eremites" dell'altoatesino Ronny Trocker in competition in the Horizons section.
"Coffee" by Cristiano Bortone, Special event in the program of Venice Days - Venice Days.
"The children of the night" by Andrea De Sica was instead the only Italian in competition at the 34th Turin Film Festival.
"The Nest" by Klaudia Reynicke was presented at the 69th Film Festival of Locarno in the Filmmakers Competition section of this dedicated to the first and second films.