Requests to set up film sets in Milan are growing at a pre-Covid pace. The last take in chronological order on Saturday in the courtyard of the Municipality. Well the feature films, to drive is fashion, followed by documentaries and fiction.
Movie sets in Milan, requests are growing at a pre-Covid pace
Filming authorizations to set films, commercials and TV products in Milan are growing at a pre-Covid pace: over five hundred applications between January and July, more than were submitted in the same period of 2019. To be precise, 505 applications up to July, against 268 in the first seven months of 2020 and 462 in the same period in 2019. A trend that gives hope for a record closure for the current year.
Fashion is the driving force, but not only
To pull the sprint of the film sets in Milan is fashion with 133 video advertisements and 113 photo sets, followed by feature films and films (55), documentaries (46), TV series and fiction (42). Favorite set confirms the quartet Duomo, Galleria, Scala and Palazzo Reale with 209 requests, followed by parks with 74 permits (excluding Sempione and Giardini Montanelli), museums (44), then Cairoli, Dante, Cordusio and Broletto (40) and Castle, Peace Arch, Sempione Park with 27 questions. The quality of the productions landed in the city in recent times is also high: 2021 saw in the streets of the center international productions and stellar cast, starting with the film directed by Ridley Scott about Maurizio Gucci, which brought Lady Gaga to the Gallery, to pass from the third season of the brilliant Friend and arrive at the inspired Rai production to the life of Carla Fracci. And again the series Fidelity, based on the novel of the same name by Marco Missiroli and the film on the life of Napoleon also shot within the walls of the Castello Sforzesco.
The Milanese Imbruttito is also around the city
Great works also this summer with the set of the film Mollo tutto and I open a chiringuito with Germano Lanzoni, the docu-film Illuminate about Fernanda Pivano which will be broadcast on Rai 3, the filming of the fiction for the first evening of Rai 1 Vostro Onore and the TV series Block 181, made for Sky Studio. After all, July is the best month for the number of requests presented in the Municipality (94), followed by May (93) and April (81). Data that confirm the restart of a sector that, despite Covid, did not suffer a drastic setback even in 2020 with 487 requests submitted during the year to the office for authorizations for photographic or video / film / television shooting