More2Screen is delighted to announce that it has been appointed by Opera Italiana to distribute a series of live and recorded operas from the historic home of opera, Teatro La Fenice, in Venice, Italy. Produced by the Italian production company, Opera Italiana, many of the operas are directed by Renzo Cerbo, the film director and scriptwriter, who brings an innovative and cinematic approach to filming Teatro La Fenice’s productions for the big screen.
A leading distributor to digital cinemas worldwide, More2Screen has an enviable track record in bringing a wide range of alternative content to the cinema screen, from live opera and concerts to event films, music documentaries and educational features.
Christine Costello, Managing Director, More2Screen comments: ‘Our partnership with Opera Italiana will ensure that these stylish and dynamic productions from one of Italy’s foremost opera houses can be shown for the first time to cinema audiences around the world. Screened in high definition and surround sound, the visually engaging and filmic quality of the direction will be revealed in full on the cinema screen, bringing a new dimension to the opera strand of alternative content.’
Opera Italiana has worked on a wide range of projects over its 20 year history, providing the creative content, operational knowledge and technical support for an impressive repertoire of worldwide events, often from the classical music and opera worlds, but also humanitarian events and sporting occasions.
Francesco Stocchino, Managing Director, Opera Italiana says: ‘With their long-standing experience of the alternative content market and highly professional approach, More2Screen will be a trusted partner with the expertise to distribute La Fenice’s opera productions, both LIVE and recorded, to cinemas across the world. Renzo Cerbo’s artistic direction for the filming of the operas will involve the cinema audience, drawing them into the drama on stage and injecting an originality into the content which will become part of the unique and celebrated Fenice style.’
For more information about the Teatro La Fenice Opera Cinema Season contact Christine Costello at More2Screen on +44 (0)20 7806 6218 or [email protected]