In January 2021, Occitanie Films consolidated the 2019 figures for the activity of the film and audiovisual sector in Occitanie. Ten feature films and fifteen French TV dramas were shot in Occitania in 2,114 days, a number multiplied by more than 3.6 in four years (+ 364%).
This growth relies heavily on the three dailies: Tomorrow belongs to us (shot in Sète) for TF1, Such a great sun (shot in Montpellier and on the Hérault coast) for France 2, and Here it all begins (shot in Saint-Laurent-d’Aigouze) for TF1.
The region has thus gone from zero days of shooting in 2016 to 363 in 2017, 1,013 in 2018 and 1,448 in 2019. For feature films and fictions, the region had 272 days of shooting in 2016, 348 in 2017, 211 in 2018 and 228 in 2019.
In 2019, Occitanie therefore ranks 2nd nationally behind Île-de-France (5th for feature films and 2nd for TV fictions).
In 2019, the Occitanie Region, in partnership with the National Cinema Center (CNC), voted 4.3 million euros in support of audiovisual production and …