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Italy’s RAI Cinema Joins Lionsgate’s GlobalGate Consortium – Selection

Italy’s RAI Cinema has joined Lionsgate’s local-language movie consortium GlobalGate, changing into its twelfth accomplice.

The movie arm of Italian pubcaster RAI is presently the nation’s prime distributor with a 15% market share, because of current hits comparable to Gabriele Muccino’s ensemble dramedy “A casa tutti bene,” which just lately grossed greater than $11 million. They’re co-producers of 5 Italian titles within the Cannes Official Choice, together with Matteo Garrone’s “Dogman,” which screens in competitors at present, and Alice Rohrwacher’s “Pleased as Lazzaro,” and are additionally a co-producer of Asghar Farhadi’s fest opener “Everyone Is aware of.”

GlobalGate, which is co-founded and headed by Paul Presburger, William Pfeiffer and Clifford Werber, was launched by Lionsgate two years in the past to provide and distribute local-language movies in markets around the globe to capitalize on the truth that the market share of local-language movies is increasing.

In a press release the three GlobalGate honchos praised Italy’s “legendary movie tradition” and stated they had been proud to have RAI be a part of the GolbalGate fold  “as we collectively ship premium mental property to Italian producers, filmmakers, and expertise for business and distinctive Italian movies that can quickly consequence.” “We’re additionally desperate to adapt and produce RAI’s iconic tales as local-language movies in different key territories around the globe,” they added.

Rai Cinema and Lionsgate have a longstanding shut rapport, teaming up just lately on Hollywood thriller “Sicario: Day of the Soldado,” a sequel to Denis Villeneuve’s “Sicario.” Pic reunites Benicio Del Toro and Josh Brolin, with Italy’s Stefano Sollima helming. 

Rai Cinema chief govt Paolo Del Brocco has just lately underlined “the rise in worldwide co-productions” on his slate.

Del Brocco (pictured, proper) within the assertion stated the partnership would “help Italian impartial producers and amplify the chance to appreciate movie variations in Italy.” 

He additionally went on to notice that it’s going to “help the promotion of Italian creativity on the world stage, sharing our tales for attainable adaptation as local-language movies with Globalgate’s prestigious worldwide companions.”

“Rai Cinema, as the primary driver of the Italian movie business, is trying ahead to our Globalgate collaboration and the entry to robust mental properties from everywhere in the world with a view to help Italian impartial producers and amplify the chance to appreciate movie adaptation in Italy,” commented Rai Cinema CEO Paolo Del Brocco.

“We’re additionally proud to help the promotion of Italian creativity on the world stage, sharing our tales for attainable adaptation as native language movies with Globalgate’s prestigious worldwide companions.”

The opposite GlobalGate companions are Televisa (Mexico), Gaumont (France), Nordisk (Scandinavia), Tobis (Germany), Belga (Benelux), TME (Turkey), Kadokawa (Japan), Lotte (Korea), Cine Colombia (Colombia), and Paris Filmes (Brazil).


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