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Joanna Gallardo

Joanna Gallardo

France

Film Commission

TFL

FeatureLab - 360 Trainer 2017
Decision Maker 2015

biography

After being Ecoprod's project manager for five years, Joanna Gallardo is currently administrator, in charged of coproductions at the Ile-de-France Film Commission.
After film and cultural management studies, she worked for different organizations promoting film internationally (festivals, international sales…). She then worked as a project and finance manager for the young film network NISI MASA, while being a consult for cultural projects in search of European finding.

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The Ile de France region has set up a Fund for the cinematographic and audiovisual industries to aid individual projects and skilled employment in the sector as well as to combat relocation. In addition, the State institute for cultural co-operation and Film Commission of Ile de France has the goal of actively creating the best conditions to highlight the region’s potential while supplying the means to strengthen its international presence.
Its main duties are to facilitate filming in the region by offering French and foreign film crews the best possible work conditions and production framework and to facilitate the setting up of French and foreign co-productions so as to make the Ile de France region a prime location for international productions. The Film Commission offers a complete set of services to strengthen the appeal of the Ile de France region as a filming location especially adapted to cinema and audiovisual production.
Besides, the Film Commission ensures that the Ile de France region features in all the main professional events of the sector, particularly in countries with large-scale film and audiovisual production that could potentially generate work in the region. The Commission’s goal is to identify projects in the planning stage and encourage promoters to use the Ile de France region for filming and production activity.
The Ile de France Film Commission is at your disposal to introduce the latest update on policies, incentives package and other financial opportunities for overseas productions, including the 20% refundable tax rebate for foreign shoots and feature animated projects and the Ile de France Film Fund of €14 million a year.