Our thanks go to the following for their support so far in Making Pistons Passions, Pleasures – A Sicilian Dream what it is today:
The Acacia Resort
The Acacia Resort, Himera, Campofelicia de Roccella. Headquarters Hotel for the project. www.acaciaresort.eu
5 Star recommendation from Upfolds Media Limited
THE FOUNDATION TARGA FLORIO
The Targa Florio Foundation is a Non-Profit organization created by the desire of enthusiasts from Sicily and all over Italy to collect important artifacts related to the Targa Florio that otherwise might have been lost . The Mission of the Targa Florio Foundation is to promote artistic culture in the automotive world through events, art exhibits, symposiums and shows. To that end, the Foundation takes advantage, in Italy and abroad, of the contributions of experts from all aspects of art and culture. The Foundation is active in marketing and international communication strategies in the automotive field, based on a system of cultural exchanges to promote the commercial growth between Italy and the other countries involved in its various projects. The Targa Florio Foundation is an ambassador of Italian motoring culture through the Italian Institute of Culture, located all over the world, other institutions, and national and international groups.
Founded in 1966, the Automotoclub Storico Italiano is a Federation of almost 300 clubs with over 140.000 members. The mission of ASI is to support and defend the general interests of the national historical vehicles, underscoring their cultural, social and historical value. Any type of motor vehicle over twenty years old, from supercar to agricultural tractor, from scooter to military transport, is eligible to the ASI register and to all the fiscal benefits, special insurance policies and circulation privileges deriving from ASI’s certification. As of today there around 45.000 vehicles possessing this prestigious ASI certificate. ASI is also the publisher of several books each year and of the magazine “La Manovella”. Last but certainly not least, ASI organizes each year events of all types: concours d’elegance, symposiums and exhibits, rallyes. ASI is a member of FIVA
VETERAN CAR CLUB PANORMUS – Promotors of the Giro di Sicilia annual rally. Financial sponsors and supporters of Upfolds Media and the Film project.
Panormous also sponsored the participation of the Nazzaro & SCAT in the Centenary of the Targa GIRO in 2012.
Sede legale: Via Dei Peloritani 24, 90144 Palermo –
tel. 091/522090 fax 091/6700382
AUTOMOBILE CLUB PALERMO
Dr. Angelo Pizzuto
Viale delle Alpi, 6
Museo “Targa Florio”
Corso Vittorio Emanuele n° 3
90016 Collesano (PA)
Museo Vincenzo Florio Cerda
via Roma 55,
90010 Cerda, PA
CAMPOFELICE DI ROCCELLA
Museo Biblioteca Vincenzo Florio
90010 Campofelice di Roccella (PA)
ITALIAN HISTORICAL Automotoclub
Villa Rey –
the 10,131th –
The home of Princess Nicoletta Lanzi Tomasi Di Lampedusa
who generously allowed us to film some of our scenes in her beautiful Palace in Palermo.
Please contact her for accommodation when visiting and check the website out.
Via Butera 28, 90133 Palermo
TILLING PRODUCTIONS LIMITED
T: +44 (0)1895 824022
F: +44 (0)1895 824026
Tilling Productions transformed an idea into reality. Their professionalism and enthusiasm are second to none.
Philip Walsh DIRECTED the film
Christopher Hird, of Dartmouth Films (www.dartmouthfilms.com), is providing overall Independent advice as EXECUTIVE PRODUCER.
REGALEALI ESTATE VINEYARD
The generosity of the Estate enabled us to shoot scenes in original period settings in an environment that was unique and un-adulterated with time.
Their wines and accommodation are 1st Class and we unhesitatingly recommend a visit and overnight stay.
The Regaleali estate
Contrada Regaleali – 90020 Sclafani Bagni (PA)
Tel. +39 092 1544011
Our thanks go to President Avanti who received us and give his approval of our project and assured us of full co-operation with the relevant authorities. He advised that the Province would assist us as far as practical with the provision of goods and services.