14 OCT 2021

MIA Market 2021: Gruppo Alcuni’s CEO kicks off MIA New Animation Section

Francesco Manfio will co-coordinate of MIA Market’s newly inaugurated Animation Section and will also present all the news of the Italian leading company.

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Gruppo Alcuni’s CEO Francesco Manfio is co-coordinator of MIA Market’s newly inaugurated Animation Section. This makes MIA the first Italian market to bring together audiovisual categories like Film, Drama, Docs and Animation into a single event.

In its 7th Roman edition October 13-17, MIA is rapidly becoming a vibrant hub of audiovisual excellence where award-winning talents, exceptional content and top industry players converge for premium global networking appointments and opportunities.

Manfio comments: “I’m enthusiastic that we managed to create this trial run Animation section with MIA. MIA is a not-to-be-missed event for scripted and unscripted Film and Drama, and I’m sure the same will be said for Animation already by next year. Meanwhile, let’s enjoy this introductory version which, despite the difficult health restrictions, is eagerly taking off.”

Gruppo Alcuni will be present an Italian Animation Showcase including the presentation of "Leo da Vinci 2" (52 episodes in production), and the newly finished season 4 of "Mini Pet Pals – Start School" (52 episode series). The event will take place on Friday, October 15, 6:00 pm - Cinema Moderno, Rome.

On the other hand, Gruppo Alcuni will participate in the panel "In Conversation With Director Sergio Manfio" coordinate by APA President Giancarlo Leone on Saturday, October 16, 3:30 pm -  Cinema Moderno, Rome.

Finally, on Sunday, October 17, 11:00 am at Palazzo del Vento, Civita di Bagnoregio will take place "Meet MIA New Generation" in the suggestive Civita di Bagnoregio, UNESCO World Heritage Site candidate. MIA New Generation is dedicated to the new generation of start-ups and young professionals eager to access the audiovisual sector.