05 June 2023, 10.00–11.00 AM
Enzo Sisti and Paolo Rotondo
International productions: Italy and New Zealand compared
moderated by Silvia Bizio
In a conversation with Silvia Bizio, Italy’s best-known and most important executive producer Enzo Sisti (producer of the short film in competition Sweet Home) will talk with Italian director, screenwriter and actor Paolo Rotondo, author of the short film Maunga Cassino in competition at Ora! Fest. Rotondo lives in New Zealand and is an expert in the topic of international productions in his country, discussing the advantages and benefits of international productions and at the same time the dangers for domestic production. Sisti will talk about the challenges of bringing huge American productions to Italy and the benefits of the Italian tax credit.