The Associazione Nazionale Industrie Cinematografiche Audiovisive e Multimediali – ANICA supports the candidacy of Rome City of Film. Founded on July 10th 1944, it represents the film and audiovisual Italian industries when it comes to their relationships with institutions and union negotiations and it creates networks among the major players in the system for the development of film industry in Italy and abroad. Part of Federazione Confindustria Cultura Italia, it’s a member of Confindustra and a permanent member of FAPAV, federation for the protection of audiovisual and multimedia content. Being the Italian representative of the Academy Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, it selects the Italian nominee for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. It’s a founding member of Ente David di Donatello, organisation that every year assigns its awards to Italian films. It’s composed by three Constitutive sections: Producers, Distributors and Technical Industries. It also includes a section dedicated to the Distributors of Italian films in foreign countries . The three sections represent the whole Italian Industry: from well-known to young emerging producers, small independent distributions and big american majors, dubbing companies, technical means rentals, post production companies and great historic studios such as Cinecittà and Studios; for this reason it’s involved it the promotion of the Italian film industry in national and internatioional events. Not only it organises and it curates the presence of Italian film companies in the most important festivals all over the world, but it’s also involved in Incoming activities with the foreign film industries that are considered strategic partners for our cinema. Thanks to its Anica Servizi srl, it supports film companies with activities in the promotional and publishing fields and it manages funds allocated to film companies for private copy. On behalf of Mise, in collaboration with ICE and in coordination with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, it carries on a project of internationalisation of Made-in-Italy, that considers cinema as a vehicle of beauty and quality, with the aim of turning it into the object of promotion as well as the other national excellences.