PUGLIA MEETS GREECE
The online roundtable “Puglia meets Greece – Comparison between the cinema protagonists (institutions, stakeholders and operators) of the two territories”, organized by Puglia Region – Department of Tourism, Economy of Culture and Valorization of Territory in the frame of Interreg SPARC “Creativity Hubs for Sustainable Development through the Valorization of Cultural Heritage Assets” project, funded by Interreg V-A Greece-Italy Programme 2014/2020.
The event gathered for the first time together the main actors of the Apulian and Greek film industries in online form.
The meeting, streamed also live on the Facebook page of Interreg SPARC project (https://www.facebook.com/INTERREGSPARC/), was an important occasion of comparison and discussion about the current situation and needs of the two film industries. New opportunities of cooperation were discussed in order to further foster cooperation between the film industries of Puglia and Greece.
Simonetta DELLOMONACO – President Apulia Film Commission Foundation
Yorgos ANGELOPOULOS – Director Developement and Production – Greek Film Centre
Vasileios PAPAIOANNOU – Municipality of Patras – Project manager SPARC
Aldo PATRUNO – Puglia Region – Director of the Department of Tourism, Economy of Culture and Valorization of Territory
Alberto LA MONICA – Director Festival of European Cinema of Lecce
Cristina PISCITELLI – Head Office EU projects Department – Apulia Film Commission Foundation
“The man with the answers” by Stelios Kammitsis (Greece, Italy – 2020) – Vicky MIHA Producer, asterisk*
“CIAK project” – Marta COLUCCI – CIAK Project Representative
“The Greek Film Industry” – Vasiliki DIAGOUMA – Head Communication & International Relations Department EKOME S.A. – National Centre of Audiovisual Media and Communication
“The establishment of film offices in the Greek regions” – Katerina ZISIMOPOULOU – Region of Western Greece
“The Greek Film Centre” – Venia VERGOU – Director Hellenic Film Commission – Greek Film Centre
“The Mediterranean Film Institute” – Dimitris YATZOUZAKIS – Trainer Mediterranean Film Institute
“The film market in Greece” – Yianna SARRI – Head of Agora – Thessaloniki International Film Festival
“The experience of Apulia Film Commission” – Antonio PARENTE – General Manager Apulia Film Commission
“Towards the Apulian cluster of digital and animation” – Arianna TOTA – Entrepreneur and promoter of the cluster
“Apulia Film Fund and other incentives” – Raffaella DELVECCHIO – International Production Manager Apulia Film Commission
Nicola BORRELLI (tbc) Director Cinema Department of Italian Ministry of Culture and Tourism