Masters of Florence: waiting for the second season!

The Medici family TV series starring Dustin Hoffman and Richard Madden and produced by Lux Vide, drew a record 7.6 million viewers for its debut broadcast on Italy’s Rai 1, according to Italian ratings compiler Auditel

The episodes are 60 minutes long, and both season 1 and season 2 (not yet filmed) will have 8 episodes each. Season 1 is focusing on the rise of the Medici, with the protagonists being Giovanni (1360-1429, Dustin Hoffman) and his son Cosimo (1389-1464, Richard Madden). Season 2 will focus on the life of Lorenzo, grandson of Cosimo.

Here some pictures of the Tuscan set.


IDFA Amsterdam
IDFA: International Documentary Film Festival

IDFA is organizing a large number of Talks to accompany its film program. These Talks are divided into three categories. Five Filmmaker Talks will discuss the filmmakers’ oeuvres, and 50 Doc Talks will present in-depth conversations with makers and a well-known moderator after the screenings.