The Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities (MIBACT) has just published the tender for the granting of selective grants for writing, development and the pre-production, the production of cinematographic and audiovisual works for the year 2020.
The categories of works admitted to participate in the granting of this form of benefits for this year are:
to. the writing of original scripts or taken from other non-audiovisual works protected under the law on copyright, and from which it is possible to create cinematographic, television and web works;
b. the development and pre-production of cinematographic, television and web works;
c. the production of cinematographic, animation, documentary and short films.
The amounts made available to the Ministry for this type of intervention for 2020 amount to € 1,000,000 respectively for the works referred to in letter a); € 2,700,000 for the works referred to in letter b) and € 24,600,000 for those referred to in letter c).
Applications for the first of the three sessions scheduled for this year must be submitted from 15 to 31 July 2020 through the appropriate DGCOL platform.
Requests for contributions in order with the requested documentation will be evaluated by the experts in charge of evaluating the individual projects on the basis of the criteria and parameters provided in the tables attached to the call. The experts will also assign the relative scores, draw up the rankings for each line of intervention and indicate the extent of the assigned contribution.
The subjects who can apply for contributions are:
– for the writing of original scripts, with fictional or documentary narrative content, Italian citizens of legal age or of another country of the European Economic Area and fiscally resident in Italy, who are not owners, members, administrators or legal representatives of audiovisual production companies or audiovisual distribution or companies providing audiovisual media services;
– for the development and pre-production of cinematographic, television and web works, with fictional or documentary narrative content, Italian film and audiovisual companies, also in associated form, or operating within an international co-production relationship, partnership international or international production, as well as the networks of film and audiovisual companies, as long as they have their registered office in the European Economic Area and are subject to taxation in Italy as a result of their tax residence, or for the presence of a permanent establishment in Italy, to which it is attributable the audiovisual work to which the benefit is linked and qualifying as independent producers;
– for the production of cinematographic works and audiovisual works of animation, documentary and short film, the Italian cinematographic and audiovisual enterprises, also in associated form, or the Italian cinematographic and audiovisual enterprises in the context of an international co-production relationship, of sharing international or international production, as well as the networks of film and audiovisual companies having their registered office in the European Economic Area and subject to taxation in Italy due to their tax residence, or for the presence of a permanent organization in Italy, to which the work is attributable audiovisual to which the benefit is related, that they have creative processing rights on the script, the subject, the treatment or other artistic material aimed at the realization of the cinematographic or audiovisual work.
RALIAN, by its exprertise on tax credit and contributions in support of subjects operating in the culture sector, offers its advice to those who believe they have the requirements for obtaining this important benefit. With this in mind, our company can offer complete and continuous assistance, which begins with the verification – free of charge – of the existence of the requirements for the presentation of the single applications and which is then articulated, in the case of the existence of the requirements for the presentation. of the application, in the registration and management of the database of the DGCA portal, up to the presentation, in case of admission to the contribution, of the requests for advance and balance. Each phase will be preceded by an assignment of assignment, with the presentation of cost estimates to be borne clear and tailored according to the needs of the individual customer and, above all, anchored in their amount to the positive result of each individual phase of intervention.
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