Malaga Festival launches in 2020 a new industry event aimed to gather Spanish public institutions and production companies. Each year, the Festival will invite an Autonomous Region to MAFIZ. The Valencian Community is the first Spanish region that takes part in this event.
The main objective is to create synergies among Spanish producers and delegates from all over the word attending the event with the purpose of boosting film projects intended for the global marketplace, explore new funding sources, meet foreign distributors and representatives of renown international film festivals and make known the Spanish audiovisual industry; specifically this year the Valencian Community producers and institutions.
AUTONOMOUS REGION INVITED
With the collaboration of the Government of Valencia, Valencia Culture Department and the regional television channel À Punt Mèdia, The Valencian Community will be the centre piece in 2020.
The agreement involves three Valencian film projects in development looking for additional funding or coproduction partners that will be presented to the international industry delegates attending MAFF. A Valencian film in editing stage that will take part of the Work in Progress event and a new young Valencian film director that will be part of the Malaga Talent Campus.
Also, a series of networking activities aimed to foster networking and promote the Valencian audiovisual industry are being organized in collaboration with the Valencia Cultural Department (Institut Valencià de Cultura).
The Valencian producers will have also the opportunity to meet the Latin American producers, sales agents, international distributors, foreign investors and other industry agents attending the different MAFIZ events.
Furthermore, on March 17th representatives of the Valencian Culture Department (Institut Valencià de Cultura), the public TV Channel À Punt Mèdia together with delegates from the Valencia Film Commission and the Valencia Audiovisual Academy will make a presentation of the different tax incentives and opportunities that the region offers to the film industry.
In addition, key meetings among the Valencian producers and delegates from other countries and guests will be scheduled.