Tolfa Short Film Festival

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The jury 2013

The jury 2013

Matteo Cerami (President)


Born in 1981, after graduating in philosophy at the Sorbonne, has taken his first steps in film and theater as an assistant director. Author of short movies, animated tv series (“Adrian” and “Il Piccolo Principe”) and a documentary (“La voce di Pasolini”, with Mario Sesti), in 2010 he made his directorial debut with the film “Tutti al mare”, an ensemble comedy co-written with his father.

Franco Rina


Journalist of La7 and Director of CinemadaMare, the largest gathering of young filmmakers in the world.




Rino Piccolo


General Director of the Foundation Latina Film Commission.
He is the creator and founder of a network of European Film Commissions, and the organizer of a Convention about Film Commissions with the Department of Spanish Cinema in  Malaga.
He was delegated by the Cinema Department of the Italian Ministry for Cultural Heritage in India, at the international film festival in Goa.


Tommaso Liguori

Television journalist since 1991, he worked at Tele+ and Stream. Since 2003 he is managing editor at Sky Sport. 2009 he was transferred to Milan in drawing events.
He coordinated the World Cup in Germany, the Winter Olympics in Vancouver and will take care of that in London this summer. In the occasion of the beatification of 1 may 2011, he has created the special “Giovanni Paolo II. The blessed and sporty Pope”, inserted in the official site

Kiara Van Ellinkhuizen-Müller


 She is a Dutch film maker, winner of the ATA Theater Award 1992; Oscar-nominated 2004 with the feature film “Happy hour”; in competition for the prize “graduation from the Prix Henri Langlois” of Vincennes (Paris) 2010.





Jury of critics 2013

Elettra Ferraù (Presidente)


Born in Rom, journalist, she directed the magazines Tourism & News, Videotel Review, World Magazine. She is co-publisher and general manager of the Yearbook of Italian Cinema and Audiovisual. She cares her site She is supervisor of the Prize Gold Medal A Life for the Cinema, owned by her family.
She is a permanent member of the Jury of the “David di Donatello”.





Romano Milani


Professional journalist since 1961, he was Head of Culture and Entertainment Service of the Journalistic Agency Italia; since 2000 he is General Secretary of the National Union of Italian Film Journalists and co-director of Cinemagazine, that he represented and  represents in major international festivals and in numerous juries. This year, for the third time, he chairs the Jury of the Festival Franco, reserved for films of French-speaking countries. He is also actively involved in photography linked to the cinema.



Giuseppe Sanzotta


Professional journalist since 1980, he began his journalistic activities in “Il Messaggero” of Rome before being hired a san editor at the Rome office of “Il Piccolo” of Trieste. On January 1985 he was taken to the Rome office of “La Nazione” and of “Il Resto del Carlino”.
From April 1992 he is at “IL TEMPO”, that he conducted from May 2000 to August 2001; later he was director from May 2007 to December 2008, editorial director from December 2008 to February 2010, deputy director until 2012. He is currently Columnist. Parliamentary journalist since 1985. Posted in Italy and abroad.




Maria Rita Parroccini


Journalist, she writes for and Globus and collaborated with the newspaper “Il Tempo”, with the group of the “Corriere dell’Umbria”, “Il Nuovo Corriere di  Viterbo”, the online newspaper; she has been publishing director of the “Giornale della Tuscia” and press officer of several events. From fashion she passed to conducting, to acting and dubbing, studying with renowned teachers. She is curator of the “Award Stagione Borgiana to the dubbing” and is also one of the two promoters of the twinning of “11 Music Contest “ (Theater Lo Spazio, Rome) and the “Italian Song Festival in New York”.





Diego Nunziata

Neapolitan editor and film maker, he is working with different entities including Sentieri Selvaggi and the Human Rights Film Festival of Naples.
Since several years, his interest is directed mainly to the documentary;for this reason he founded and coordinates, a project that aims to support young artists and to promote the documentary genre in Italy.