The sixth edition of Ciné to kick off soon in Riccione
by Camillo De Marco
- Distributors present previews of next season’s films to exhibitors, whilst discussions centre around the summer programme and what’s happening in Italy and the main European markets
From 5 to 8 July 2016 the sixth edition of Ciné will be held in Riccione, the summer event for the Italian film industry, which is promoted and supported by ANICA in partnership with exhibitors of ANEC and ANEM, and put on and organised by Cineventi.
The convention for distributors, which will present previews of next season’s films, kicks off on Tuesday 5 July with Warner Bros., continuing on the morning of Wednesday 6 July with 01 Distribution and Notorious Pictures whilst the afternoon will herald the turn of Medusa, Cinema, I Wonder Pictures and Lucky Red; Thursday 7 July will continue with The Walt Disney Company, M2 Pictures, Adler Entertainment, Koch Media, 20th Century Fox, Good Films, Eagle Pictures and Bim, finishing up on Friday 8 July with Videa and Universal Pictures. On the same days, the reels of Ahora, Barter, Distribuzione Indipendente, Draka, Microcinema, Nomad Film, and Officine UBU will be presented.
Getting work underway will be a day dedicated to continuing professional development with meetings, workshops and a discussion on the film industry with a conference, promoted by trade associations and held by Box Office, entitled "Journey into the heart of summer. What’s happening in Italy and the main European markets".
Presenting the first clips of I babysitter, a comedy by Giovanni Bognetti produced by Colorado Film which is due to hit theatres in the autumn with Medusa, will be the protagonists of the film, Diego Abatantuono, Paolo Ruffini and Francesco Mandelli. Several guests will also be on hand to present some of the previews from Koch Media’s catalogue for next season: director Michele Placido, along with Ambra Angiolini and Cristiana Capotondi, will comment on some of the clips from 7 minuti [+see also:
interview: Michele Placido
film profile], an all-female film about a group of works who fight the uncertainties of the future; Fabio Troiano and Martina Stella will present the new comedy by Massimo Cappelli, Prima di lunedì [+see also:
film profile]; and Toni D'Angelo, the director of Falchi, a crime movie starring Fortunato Cerlino and Michele Riondino as two special agents in the Naples flying squad, will also attend.
In Riccione The Walt Disney Company Italia will announce the title of a new all-Italian production that’s due to land in theatres on 24 November, directed by Luca Lucini.
(Translated from Italian)