CIAK

Ionian University represented by the Department of Audiovisual Arts takes part in the project “Common Initiatives to AcKnowledge and valorize tourism potential of the programme area through cinema” (CIAK). CIAK is funded by the Interreg V-A Greece-Italy Programme 2014-2020. The Department of Audiovisual Arts is responsible for organizing and delivering the planned educational activities starting in 2019, as well as theme-specific festivals.

The project, financed under Priority Axis 2 – Integrated Environmental Management- with a budget of about 900.000,00 €, aims to promote the valorisation of Apulia and Greek regions through initiatives linked to the audio-visual sector, providing an opportunity to raise awareness and improve the attractiveness of these territories and their historical and scenic beauty as a catalyst for tourism development.

Apulia Film Commission Foundation is the lead beneficiary of this project in cooperation with four Greek partners -the Region of Epirus, the Region of Ionian Islands, the Region of Western Greece and the Ionian University-Research Committee. Associated partner is the Puglia Region Department for Economy of Culture, Tourism and Valorization of Territory.

OBJECTIVE

The main overall objective is to foster the valorisation of the involved areas, by exploiting the well-known impact of images, focusing cooperation in implementing initiatives linked to audio-visual sector, providing an opportunity to raise awareness and then disseminate the image of these territories and their historical and scenic beauty to become a growth asset.

OUTPUTS

CIAK will implement a comprehensive programme of cross-border activities between the participating institutions to exchange good practices regarding the use of screen sector as a catalyst for tourism development. Among the activities:

  • A screenwriting international seminar articulated in 3workshops, lasting 3 weeks, alternately in stable position and itinerant that allows 15 screenwriters coming from all over the world to develop an original screenplay set in the involved regions;
  • The production of 10 short movies about the memory of the common story of Greece and Italy with young directors from involved regions;
  • Support to several Festivals in the project area focused on cinema to promote the distribution of Greek and Italian movies in each country.

Programme website: www.greece-italy.eu
Further Information: floros@ionio.gr


Project duration 16.04.2018 – 15.04.2020 (24 months)
Total budget € 888.796,70
ERDF funding € 755.477,20 (EU co-financing)


AVARTS - CIAK project: Press Release "Memory Greece Italy" - Proposals for the production of 10 short movies

A public call of interest with the purpose of producing 10 fiction short movies about the common history between Greece and Italy.

Online Submissions: avarts.ionio.gr/memory-greece-italy

   Press Release Memoria CIAK 2018
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Participation of AVARTS to the project “Common Initiatives to AcKnowledge and valorize tourism potential of the programme area through cinema” (CIAK)
Posted: 19-09-2018 15:38 | Views: 1845
On September 12-13, 2018, the project “Common Initiatives to AcKnowledge and valorize tourism potential of the programme area through cinema” (CIAK) was launched through its kickoff meeting that took place in Bari, Italy. CIAK is funded by the Interreg V-A Greece-Italy Programme 2014-2020 and the kickoff meeting was hosted by the lead partner, the Foundation Apulia Film Commission. Ionian University is a CIAK project partner, represented by the Department of Audio and Visual Arts, being responsible for organizing and delivering the planned educational activities starting in 2019, as well as theme-specific festivals.
AVARTS - CIAK project: "Memory Greece Italy" - Proposals for the production of 10 short movies
Posted: 21-12-2018 17:56 | Updated: 11-02-2019 21:03 | Views: 2763
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Ionian University represented by the Department of Audio & Visual Arts takes part in the project “Common Initiatives to AcKnowledge and valorize tourism potential of the programme area through cinema” (CIAK). The Department of Audiovisual Arts is responsible for organizing and delivering the planned educational activities starting in 2019, as well as theme-specific festivals. The interested economic operators can send their application through digital platform by February 28th, 2019: https://avarts.ionio.gr/memory-greece-italy/.
CIAK project: Information Day (InfoDay) [Wednesday, February 13th, 2019, 17:00]
Posted: 05-02-2019 16:35 | Updated: 08-02-2019 12:37 | Views: 1875
Important Date: 13-02-2019
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    CIAK: Info Day Invitation
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The Ionian University, Project Partner of CIAK Project, will organize an Info Day in Corfu on Wednesday 13 February 2019, at 17:00 at Ionian University premises (I. Theotoki 72, Corfu), in order to present the project and its future activities (Greece-Italy Memory Call, an international training seminar for editing and script processing). Special guest of this event the worldwide famous, award-winning director Alexander Avranas who will talk about the contemporary situation in the field of movie direction in Greece. Entrance is free to the public.
CIAK: Info Day - Press Release and Images
Posted: 14-02-2019 10:51 | Updated: 21-02-2019 20:07 | Views: 1760
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The Info Day in the framework of the CIAK ("Common Initiatives to AcKnowledge and Valorize the Tourism Potential of the Program Area through Cinema") project was held with great success on Wednesday, February 13, 2019. In the context of the event, the project actions that are being implemented were presented in detail, with emphasis on the Memory Greece – Italy Call, which aims to finance 10 short film productions, the script-writing seminar, scheduled for three weeks in Corfu, Ioannina and Bari, and the forthcoming animation festival to be held in the city of Corfu.
Greece – Puglia Experience Screenwriting Workshop: Call for application (participants)
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    Call for application (participants)
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The Department of Audio & Visual Arts (Ionian University) is organizing the “Greece – Puglia Experience Screenwriting Workshop“. The Workshop is part of the CIAK (Common Initiatives to AcKnowledge and valorize tourism potential of the programme area through cinema,INTERREG GREECE – ITALY) and the objective is to bring together the areas of western Greece (Ionian Islands, Epirus, Western Greece) and Puglia Region through film scripts. All applicants must submit the corresponding documents via the online application system: https://ciak.avarts.ionio.gr/participants/. The deadline for applications is 8/4/2019 (available until 23:59 Greek Time, 22:59 Italian Time).