Matera, a Filmmaker’s Dream

Matera has played and still plays a starring role in many movies thanks to Sassi, its skyline, atmospheric streets and modern palaces. The number of films set in Matera is huge, the city has been used frequently both as a filming location and as a film setting.
We can say that Matera is a filmmaker’s dream.

One of the latest film shoots in Matera was “No Time To Die”, the twenty-fifth in the James Bond series. They shot a chase sequence involving an Aston Martin DB5 through the streets of Matera and a doughnut in Piazza San Giovanni Battista. Besides, some sequences were shot inside Palazzo Viceconte.

Matera Supports Cinema

All of this interest is useful to develop creativity and promote Matera in film, television, tv series. Furthermore, there are some local actors and movie directors who are involved in making their movies, organizing film festivals and connecting talents and ideas.

Would you like to discover some of the best Matera film locations that have been featured in big screen hits?
Reserve your stay at Palazzo Viceconte.