On December 11th 2015, Rome was appointed as a UNESCO “Creative City of Film”, by virtue of which it was included in the Network of the Creative Cities of the World. The award was granted to the candidacy project presented by Roma Capitale, implemented by Fondazione Cinema per Roma with the support of both public and private subjects that are part of the city’s film and audiovisual industrial network. The award was subsequently presented to the city of Rome by UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova on 25th February 2016


The supporting organisations behind UNESCO Rome City of Film that have helped it achieve the objectives and results indicated in the Rome City of Film Plan of Action (add list if the supporting organisation button is removed).


Ministry for the Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism, the Regione Lazio, Roma Capitale, Istituto Luce Cinecittà, Zetema – la Casa del Cinema, Rome Chamber of Commerce, Federculture, Rome University La Sapienza, Rome University Tor Vergata, Rome University Roma Tre, the Experimental Cinematography Centre – National Film School, School of Film Art “Gian Maria Volonté”, Cinema per Roma Foundation, Lazio Film Commission Rome Foundation. Ente dello Spettacolo Foundation, Doc/it, 100 Authors, Association of Young Independent Film Producers, Association of Television Producers, National Association of Film and Audiovisual Industries, General Italian Association of Showbusiness and the National Association of Cinema Management of the Lazio Region, the National Association of Film Screenwriters, the Italian Federation of Film and Audivisual Association, the Italian Association of Animation Professionals, Italian National Broadcasting Association RAI, the Democratic Worker’s Movement Audiovisual Archive Foundation, the Central Institute for the Restoration and Conservation of Archives and Book Heritage, the Opificio delle Arti (Arts Factory)  Association, Openhouse.


Staff Management:
Lucio Argano, Project Manager
Chiara Colaiori, Focal Point