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Legislation / Italy

Window decree in Italy: cinemas get priority

Window decree in Italy: cinemas get priority

Italy waves goodbye to day-and-date releases, while national audiovisual productions have up to 105 days to be submitted to receive legally-recognised benefits  

15/11/2018 | Legislation | Italy

Arthouse cinema and the new Italian Film Law

Arthouse cinema and the new Italian Film Law

At the MIA in Rome, Minister of Culture Franceschini announced that the legislation would take effect from January 2017; in Mantua, the FICE debated the impact of the new law on the movie theatres  

25/10/2016 | Legislation | Italy

Matteo Renzi presents the new Italian film law

Matteo Renzi presents the new Italian film law

The new ‘Stop agli amici degli amici’ bill, approved by the Senate, is set to introduce €400 million in funding and tax credits covering 40% of the costs of foreign productions  

10/10/2016 | Legislation | Italy

The new Italian “Film Law” sparks debate

The new Italian “Film Law” sparks debate

In the first week of April, the Minister for Cultural Heritage, Dario Franceschini, will meet with industry representatives awaiting final implementing decrees  

30/03/2016 | Legislation | Italy

The Italian government approves the new Film Law

The Italian government approves the new Film Law

“The government is updating its approach to film and increasing funding by 60%”, said the minister Franceschini. For ANICA “it’s a real law for the film industry”  

29/01/2016 | Legislation | Italy

Appeal by 40 directors to the government for a reform based on the French model

Appeal by 40 directors to the government for a reform based on the French model

Four fundamental principles for an organic law inspired by the best of European legislation  

23/09/2015 | Legislation | Italy

The culture decree becomes law. Tax Credit from 5 to 10 ml

The culture decree becomes law. Tax Credit from 5 to 10 ml

Increase in the tax credit for cinema in the Government decree approved by a final court decision. Minister Franceschini: the time has come to invest  

29/07/2014 | Legislation | Italy

The decree for equal compensation of private copies has been signed into law

The decree for equal compensation of private copies has been signed into law

Culture Minister Dario Franceschini signed the much-awaited law “assuring authors and artists have a just remuneration for their activities”  

23/06/2014 | Legislation | Italy

Stamp of approval for the culture decree: €110 million to go to tax credits

Stamp of approval for the culture decree: €110 million to go to tax credits

Passing the Chamber with 323 votes for and 17 against, the text containing details for the re-launch and maintenance of Italian cultural heritage, including cinema, has become law  

04/10/2013 | Legislation | Italy

MiSE-MiBAC, quota for Italian television production on its way

MiSE-MiBAC, quota for Italian television production on its way

A decree by Corrado Passera and Lorenzo Ornaghi will require television networks to invest and give a specific amount of airing space to films of “original Italian expression.”  

24/01/2013 | Legislation/Funding | Italy