The Ministry of Culture (MiC), in collaboration with Cinecittà and in agreement with the main trade associations, has made available funds for €330,000 for the year 2022 to support the international sales of Italian films, by encouraging participation in leading international markets.
The disbursement of grants for specific expenses will continue until the fund’s resources are depleted. Any remaining amount will be attributed to the following year. Applications will be evaluated in chronological order of submission.
The grants are awarded per company per market for maximum 4 films and will vary depending on the number of films requested by a single market:
80% of expenditure
The application, complete with all the required forms, must be sent by PEC email to email@example.com within 70 days from the end of the relevant Market/Event, citing the Fund in the header.
Applications may be submitted for markets occurring after publication of the fund, following the guidelines in the call.
Cinecittà S.p.A Gestione Fondi Cinema, if satisfied with examination of the paperwork, will proceed to disburse the grant following verification of the correct payment of employment tax. Companies are obliged to complete payment of all accounted expenses within 30 days of receiving the grant, penalty the withdrawal of the grant.