The Apulia Film Commission Foundation in Italy is has launched a new international Fund in support of foreign film productions.

Three grant schemes will offer total funding of €2.5m, with a large share aimed at international productionscoming to the region.

Separately, the Lazio region of Italy, which recently welcomed Woody Allen’s To Rome With Love, is putting €30m in funding at the disposal of film productions that agree to invest at least 40% of their budget in Lazio.