Iole Maria Giannattasio is responsible for international and legal affairs and for the research unit within the Secretariat of DG Cinema e Audiovisivo – MiC. Iole represents Italy to Eurimages – European Cinema Support Fund, to the European Audiovisual Observatory and to EFARN – European Film Agencies Research Network.
Iole is the author of several publications on audiovisual film industries and markets and she is a collaborator of the Film Magazine 8 ½ – numeri visioni e prospettive del cinema italiano, published by Cinecittà SpA. She was a member of the team established by DGCA for the administration of the new tax incentives for film industry in effect since 2009.
From 2004 to 2009 she worked as media analyst at Cinecittà Holding S.p.A’s Osservatorio Italiano dell’Audiovisivo and then at Cinecittà Luce S.p.A.’s Centro Studi.