TVCO sells Napoli Jungle to Argentina and Australia
by Camillo De Marco
- BERLIN 2016: Negotiations are under way for France, Spain, Mexico and Germany; plus, a deal has been struck with iTunes, Google Play and Amazon for a package of European films
The new film by Antonio Capuano, Napoli Jungle [+see also:
interview: Antonio Capuano
film profile] (Venice Critics’ Week 2015), has been sold to Zetafilms in Argentina and Palace Entertainment in Australia. Negotiations are under way for France, Spain, Mexico and Germany. “Many international festivals are requesting it,” said TVCO’s president, Vincenzo Mosca.
TVCO has concluded a deal with digital platforms iTunes, Google Play and Amazon for a package of films: the French title Homelands [+see also:
film profile] by Cheyenne Carron, the Italian theatrical documentary This Small [+see also:
film profile] by Angelo Marotta, the Spanish drama A Forbidden God [+see also:
film profile] by Pablo Moreno, the historical film Duns Scotus [+see also:
film profile] by Italian director Fernando Muraca and a package of nine classic titles by Polish director Krzysztof Zanussi. TVCO was also at the European Film Market in Berlin to acquire the international rights for non-Italian arthouse films; the goal is to include at least two per year.
The partnership between TVCO and Cristaldi Film for the world sales of their classic Italian films was met with great interest. Negotiations are under way for Canada, Japan and the United States.
Finally, TVCO has acquired the international distribution rights to Bruno Colella’s latest film, My Italy [+see also:
film profile], a deep and ironic look at Italy by four of the most important contemporary artists, who all star as themselves: Krzysztof Bednarski, Mark Kostabi, Thorsten Kirchhoff and HH Lim. The film is currently being completed, and in early March, to mark the reopening of the City of Science in Naples, footage from the movie will be screened.
(Translated from Italian)
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