What happened in 2020? Where are we at? How can we project ourselves in 2021, 2022, etc.? Donato Rotunno, producer and co-founder of Tarantula production company based in Luxembourg and Belgium, takes a look at the current state of Culture and the film industry.


Friday October 9, 2020


With the presence of

Donato Rotunno

In 1995, Donato Rotunno co-founded the film production company Tarantula Luxembourg, then in 1996 Tarantula in Belgium. Gratuated from EAVE program in 1999, he co-produced many films selected and awarded in worldwide film festivals (including A piece of sky by B. Liénard, Fratricide by Y. Arslan, Private Property by J. Lafosse, A wedding by S. Streker and last year, Two of us by F. Meneghetti). Pursuing also his career as a director, Io sto bene, his third feature film is currently in post-production.

Sophie Labesse

Sophie Labesse is a member of the Ordre des comptables professionnels agréés du Québec (the Quebec CPA Order). She has held the position of General Manager, Corporate Financial Services and Tax Credits, at SODEC since 2013. Ms. Labesse possesses extensive experience and knowledge of the cultural sector and of the various financial tools serving the industry. She is a board member of both the Fonds Capital Culture Québec (FCCQ) and Fonds d’investissement de la culture et des communications (FICC).

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