'‘Fast & Furious,’ Michael Mann Boost Turin Region’s Production

Michael Mann Boost Turin Region’s Production

” Local productions

featured at the Cannes and Venice film festivals, and at this week’s Torino Film

Variety caught

up with Film Commission Torino Piemonte’s president Beatrice Borgia, and its director, Paolo Manera,

“Choosing Piedmont

is not just a matter of locations, incentives or our work as mediators

[…] We

have created a structured system with thousands of highly specialized professionals, many actors as well as

Italian series “Il

Nostro generale” plays at the Torino Film Festival (Courtesy of Maria Vernetti)

Borgia added

that Piedmont is, after Lazio, the Italian region with the highest number of professionals and

Including music

videos and commercials, more than 200 productions shot in the region a year

Manera acknowledged

that the region expects more local stories to be told

The Torino

Film Festival provides a showcase for local production

“La Memoria del

mondo” plays at the Torino Film Festival (Courtesy of Stranifilm)

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