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.


Solinas Experimenta Serie Award – 2nd edition

Rai Fiction and Solinas Prize launch the second edition of the Solinas Experimenta Serie Award. The contest invites authors (under 45) to exploit the creative and productive opportunities of digital technology in order to experiment new forms of serial story.