Apulia Film Fund 2020

Public Notice with total financial resources provided for in this Notice amount to EUR 5,000,000.00

To whom it is addressed

Micro, small or medium-sized enterprises with primary NACE code 59.11.

The fund is aimed at supporting the production phase of audiovisual works or series of audiovisual works.

The Notice is rolling application, without deadlines, and available until the financial resources are exhausted.

Types of eligible projects

The types of projects eligible for aid are audiovisual works pertaining to the categories listed below, realized in Apulia, either wholly or in part, namely:

  • Category A: fictional feature film with a minimum duration of 52 minutes, whose principal use is cinematographic
  • Category B: individual works of fiction and television and web series with a minimum total duration of 90 minutes, mainly intended for television broadcasting, including SVOD
  • Category C: creative documentaries with a minimum duration of 52 minutes, principally for cinematographic use; creative documentaries (single or series), generally not intended for cinematographic use
  • Category D: animated feature films with a minimum duration of 52 minutes; animation series projects with a minimum total duration of 24 minutes
  • Category E: fictionalshort films with a duration of less than 52 minutes; musical short films (music videos)

Main requirements

Categories A) and B) must possess:

  • A minimum financial coverage of 50% of the cost of the sample copy
  • A deal memo or a distribution contract with a broadcaster or audiovisual media service provider on other media of national and/or international importance. Therefore letters of interest will not be eligible in any way.
    A production plan that includes at least 25% of shooting days in Apulia.

Category C) must possess:

  • A minimum financial coverage of 30% of the cost of the sample copy
  • A production plan that includes at least 25% of shooting days in Apulia.

Category D) must possess:

  • A minimum financial coverage of 50% of the cost of the sample copy
  • A deal memo or a distribution contract with a broadcaster or audiovisual media service provider on other media of national and/or international importance. Therefore letters of interest will not be eligible in any way.

Category E) must possess:

  • A minimum financial coverage of 20% of the cost of the sample copy
  • A production plan that includes at least 25% of shooting days in Apulia.

Aid intensity

The amount of aid for each beneficiary company cannot differ in any case from the following amounts specified below:

  • Category A: minimum EUR 80,000 – maximum EUR 350,000
  • Category B: minimum EUR 250,000 – maximum EUR 700,000
  • Category C: minimum EUR 40,000 – maximum EUR 120,000 
  • Category D: minimum EUR 300,000 – maximum EUR 700,000 
  • Category E: minimum EUR 10,000 – maximum EUR 40,000

Evaluation results

The results of the Technical Committee's evaluation will be acknowledged with a specific document by the Director General and published in the BURP on the institutional website of the Foundation in the appropriate section, and will include the list of admitted funded projects and non-funded projects, based on the total score obtained, as well as those excluded with the relative reasons.

Information

For information contact:
Procedure Manager - Cristina Piscitelli

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