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The Juries of side competitions 2020




In this section we publish the Jury 
of the side competitions of edition 2020.





The jury of VideoVersi competition




Her passion for radio was born in school, and after her entrance in radio in 1983,  become winner "Supersfidadj" Raistereouno show. Since that moment her career extended from tv to event hosts always organized by Rai. Currently she is radio speaker at Isoradio. 




After classical studies, in 1999 she founded the publishing house Prospettiva Editrice, where she carried out layout work until 2014. She later became director and editorial director.
In the last twenty years she took part of the organizations of various literary festivals throughout Italy. She organizes and participates as a jury member in various literary prizes in Italy an worldwide.



Graduated in Literature, Music and Entertainment at the "Sapienza" University of Rome, then in Sociology at the University of Urbino "Carlo Bo", in History of Art always in Marche. He made his debut as actor in 1998 and continued attending courses in actor, direction, videofilmaker, screenplay at the Pino Quartullo School of the Arts, continuing his research individually, creating the Skenexodia theatrical association in 2004. Despite his young age he  already managed 85 projects as director, a dozen videos and he is the author of thirty unpublished texts, some published by the publishing house Le Mezzelane in the collection "Sagittario, ascendente pesci...dicono!"



 Jury of MusiCosplay competition



Clara Serina, Italian-Brazilian, is the famous female lead voice of Cavalieri del Re ensemble since the 1980s, acronyms of numerous opening of several cartoons broadcast in Italy, (about 60 songs) as The Rose of Versailles, King Arthur, Ai no Gakko Cuore Monogatari, Honey Honey no Suteki na Bouken, and many others. In the following years Clara Serina devoted herself to the activity of psychotherapist, also becoming Professor at the Institute of Psychology in Milan in the field of Clinical Psychology and Observation Methodology. Clara Serina appeared in numerous events and fairs related to the world of comics and animation such as Lucca Comics & Games, Rimini Comics, Romics, Etna comics and many others. She appeared in numerous national television programs like I migliori Anni, Matricole and Meteore, I Soliti ignoti with Fabrizio Frizzi, Libero with Paola Cortellesi, Macchemu, Uno Mattina, Quelli che il Calcio with Cecchetto. 



Matteo Fascianelli began studying and reproducing Japanese comics around the age of six yers old developing his own and inventing personal stories, becoming very familiar with the use of nibs and pencils. At the age of 12 he becomes very familiar with the inking he performs directly in his comics without using the pencil as a structure. At the age of 14 he became passionate about national and international cinema and studied in depth many American films in strictly technical aspects such as video editing, visual effects and directing, also learning many technical / practical aspects. In the meantime, he attended high school in the artistic high school where he found solid artistic foundations in sculpture, painting, pencil drawing, technical drawing and the study of works of art in the history of art, which gave him a compositional rapidity. more and more performing in their jobs. At the age of 17, with all the knowledge metabolized in previous years, between cinema and traditional art, he approaches the American and French comics, both very vast and versatile sectors of which he studies drawing, inking and writing techniques, which bring him to perform graphic novels and comics for the social, also developing graphic solutions for third parties, such as for the Rome symphony orchestra and various sports magazines. This happens while he is in high school, where he also performs a lesson to his peers during the cinematography course, concerning the film and the art of comics of "sin city" by Frank Miller and Robert Rodriguez. After leaving high school he worked in editorial offices of graphic magazines, t-shirt companies, in addition to works for private individuals on commission and deepening his studies on comics, cinema and digital editing, a choice that led him to enroll in the Academy of fine arts in Rome, where he finds courses related to his artistic aspirations. After completing the academy of fine arts, he began studying 3D modeling and animation programs, specializing in printing and creating sculptures and statues, concluding his 360-degree artistic preparation. Right now he works as an artist in the field of sculpture, painting, illustration, cartoon, graphics, web design, cartoon animation and as a teacher of art and drawing in middle school and in his private course DREAMART . At the same time, he organizes exhibitions, fairs and conventions on the theme of which he is an entrepreneur, also becoming manager of other artists.



FRANCESCA BUTTARAZZI  known with the stage name FIORE DI LUNA

After 8 years of study as a chorister, she finally arrives at his solo career by combining his singing skills with the passion for cosplay, which she has been cultivating since 2009.
For about 6 years she has been performing in cosplay interpreting Disney and Cartoons songs at private events, festivals in shopping centers, tourist villages and numerous comic fairs throughout Italy (Romics, Torre Con in Brescia, Cartoon Village in Manciano, Pescara Comics, Genova Comics, Lamezia Comics and many others).
In 2016 she was one of the official singers of the theme song of Sailor Moon Crystal broadcast on RAI and the theme song of Enchantimals for MATTEL. She also lent her voice for the sung part of cartoons such as Peppa Pig and Onion & Apple.
In 2018 Fiore began attending the acting school Casa del Teatro e del Cinema directed by Claudio Insegno, with whom she also participated in the show "La lampada di Aladino" produced and directed by Giulio Pangi.
In 2019 she attended as competitor at the talent show "All Together Now" directed by Roberto Cenci with Michelle Hunziker and J Ax, thanks to whom she meets the producer Deville with whom she has made 4 new releases so far and are currently working on the first album with the record label Albachiara Records.



 Francesca Bellino was born in Salerno and lives in Rome. She is a writer, journalist, presenter and radio and television author. For years he has been dealing with culture and transculturality, the female world and human rights in the Arab-Mediterranean area, with particular attention to the relations between the southern and northern shores of the Mediterranean. She collaborates with several Italian and foreign newspapers and is the author, among others, of the novel Sul corno del rinoceronte (L’asino d’oro, 2014),, Il prefisso di Dio. Storie e labirinti di Once, Buenos Aires (Infinito, 2008), reportage Uno sguardo più in là (Aram, 2010), novel Sale (Lite Editions, 2013), essays Non sarà un’avventura. Lucio Battisti e il jazz italiano” (Elleu, 2004), E’ ancora vivo. Lucio Battisti risorge attraverso i mezzi di comunicazione (Sottotraccia, 2000 stories published in anthologies and programs and audio-documentaries broadcast on RadioRai3, including Rotta la Galite, l’altra PonzaIl Ponte. Storie degli italiani di Tunisia, Ramadan all’occidentaleL’età ribelleChiamatemi Fufi. Storia di una femministaLa voce degli alberi In 2009 he received the Olaf award at Premio Cronista-Piero Passetti for a report on selective public abortion in India on Ñ, Clarin's cultural supplement. In 2013 she received the Talea Journalistic Award for the Glossario del cronista onesto on Migration themes, published byLimes. In 2015 she represented Italy at the III Euro-Maghreb meeting of writers in Tunis dedicated to the Frontier Literature organized by the European Union. For the narratives dedicated to the Arab-Mediterranean world he received numerous awards, including in 2015 at the Prata Prize and in 2016 at the Marzani Prize. From 2019 he brings on stage the musical reading The free song of the Mediterranean stars (published in the Palco da Fusibilia series) dedicated to the stories of the Arab-Mediterranean singer. Her blog Cronache del piacere  is dedicated to the poet Alfonso Gatto.



Enzo De Carlo, born in 1945, has been interested in musical organizations and major events for more than 40 years, starting in Calabria during 1980s for events like: Vasco Rossi, Claudio Baglioni, Fabrizio De André, Rino Gaetano, Lucio Dalla, Gianni Morandi, Massimo Ranieri, Franco Battiato, I Pooh, Zucchero, Toquino and many others. As its business evolves, he managed shows for theaters and amphitheatres both in Calabria and in other Italian cities, such as the tour by Leonardo Pieraccioni, Giorgio Panariello, Teo Teocoli, Beppe Grillo, Enrico Montesano and others. In recent years he produces and distributes theatrical performances such as: "La Lauda di Francesco" by and with Angelo Branduardi and "Ciao Frankie!" with Massimo Lopez, Katia Ricciarelli with the Orchestra of Puglia and Basilicata and the voice of the Tenor Francesco Zingariello. Since 2005 he is the owner of the brand "Il Cantagiro", a well-known musical events which gained its acclaim in RAI broadcast during the 1970s. In 2005 he produced two evenings from Campione d'Italia (CO) broadcast on RAI DUE, in 2006 an evening at Nocera Inferiore (SA) broadcast on RAISAT EXTRA and in 2007 two evenings from Amantea (CS) broadcast on RAISAT EXTRA. He oversaw the artistic direction of the theaters of Rossano (CS) in the years 2008/2009 2009/2010 2010/2011. He curated the Artistic Direction of the Soverato Theater (CZ) in the years 2010/2011, Artistic Direction of the "The Other Theater" Review at the A. Rendano Theater of Cosenza for 11 Editions. Associated in "ASSOMUSICA", the most important Italian Music Association composed of managers, producers and national promoters of live music, holding the office of Auditor Auditor for 9 years. He is currently personally involved in promoting and attending the many initiatives which Il Cantagiro carries out in all regions of Italy and participates in International Festivals twinned with the Competition, to name a few: Montreal Festival "SuperFantastico" - Zurich Festival - Malta festival.



Ilaria De Rosa was born in Rome in 1990. From an early age she showed her great passion for music by starting to study the piano and to sing. In 2011 she made her debut at the Arena in Verona with the musical Peter Pan in the role of Tiger Lily under the direction of Maurizio Colombi and the music by Edoardo Bennato. Subsequently she focused on original music with Mariagrazia Fontana, with whom the first single Svendo i miei perché. At the same time she continued her passion for theater debuting alongside Enrico Brignano in the show Enricomincio da me in the role of Giulietta. Flashdance in the role of Kiki, directed by Chiara Noschese, stage entertainment. Balliamo sul mondo directed by Chiara Noschese, music by Luciano Ligabue in the role of Carmen. At the same time she is a voice actress for numerous animated series by Walt Disney including Elena of Avalor, Rapunzel, Steven Universe, Home. She made her film debut becoming the official sung voice of Emma Watson in the role of Belle in the remake of Beauty and the Beast with the music of Alan Menken. Wreck it Ralph dubbing sung by Vanellope. Playmobil: The Movie sung dubbing by Marla Brenner. Lady and The Tramp (Disney+)  as singing voice of Darling.



Radio / TV author, actor, voice actor, voice over. After a long theatrical experience, he studied dubbing with Gaia Bolognesi, Massimiliano Rossi and Donatella Fantini, and later writing, conducting and radio organization with Marco Minelli. He worked in the field of dubbing with, among others: Chiara Colizzi, Monica Ward, Liliana Sorrentino, Lucio Saccone, Ludovica Modugno, taking part in TV series, many documentaries, films and commercials. As an author and narrator, after an experience at Radio Club 91, he worked at Ram Power RDS, a national radio network (on the website the program I Grandi della Musica) and collaborated with RAI and Fremantle as actor and voiceover. 


The jury of literary competition "Libri  all'ITFF"


Degree in Italian Studies (Letters) at the La Sapienza University of Rome.

First experiences in cultural associations, author of theatrical texts, one of which was selected by RAI for participation in a national training course that will take place in Turin to prepare young theatrical authors and screenwriters for television language and collaboration with Rai itself. In the 60s and 70s he worked actively in the editorial office of the Samonà and Savelli publishing house and then Edizioni Savelli. With the same publishing house he translates and edits various volumes.
In 1982 he was elected to the Lazio Regional Council from which he resigned in September 1983, to taking up as Mayor of Civitavecchia, which he held the role until February 1991.
In April 1998 he was appointed Superintendent of the Traiano Municipal Theater of Civitavecchia and in September of the same year a member of the Board of Directors of the Teatro di Roma.
He will return to direct the Teatro Comunale Traiano in the years 2012 / 2014. Author of some publishing including the essays Prigionieri di un Incubo – gli anni di piombo della Giustizia and Civitavecchia e il Teatro, both edited by Gangemi Editore.
Currently among the promoters and collaborators of Spazioliberoblog.



Graduated in philosophy from the Sapienza University of Rome, he worked in the Roman editorial office of the Geographical Institute De Agostini, then he taught Italian and History in the technical institutes and subsequently Philosophy and History in the classical high school.
He is currently active in theater as a director, author, actor. He is also the creator and conductor of cultural events to communicate theatrical thinking and present literature in scenic form.

Graduated in Classical Literature at the Sapienza University of Rome, she taught letters to secondary schools and later Italian and Latin to the scientific high school GAlilei ... she conceived and coordinated with prof Elena Renzi a theatrical-musical laboratory at the same high school. together with prof Adele Zirulia has collaborated and collaborates with Unitre with the Fidapa Association, with the Conservatory, offering cultural meetings on "the world of emotions" through reflections and monologues (from literature, cinema, theater). Accompanied by music and images. 

Graduated in Classical Letters and Philosophy at the La Sapienza University of Rome. First teacher of Italian and History in Technical Institutes, then teacher of Latin and Greek in classical high schools. She has been part of Commissions for the evaluation of high school Certamine of Greek and Latin. She has collaborates together with Professor Vera Improta at Unitre, with Associazione Fidapa and with the Conservatory. 


Professor of philosophy, history and literary subjects, she is also a trainer for teachers of: education for legality-education for peace-environmental education-theater workshops.
Coordinator of the NANA NEW AUTHORS FOR EUROPE Literary Competition for Avagliano Editore. Coordinator of the Competition for prose-poetry -drawing and creative writing In collaboration with THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION.
Selection jury of the VOCI DI CASA literary competition with the Municipality of Rome Mission to Paris and Geneva as representative of the Italian school for crime prevention and peace education.
President of the National Cultural Association ARCOSPAZIOCULTURA which for 40 years has encouraged, promoted and stimulated the interest in reading and creative writing through the meeting-debate with contemporary writers. Honorary partner to collaborate LUCIANO DE CRESCENZO.
Other collaborations with: DACIA MARAINI for the Fiction; ELIO PECORA for poetry; ROBERTO VACCA for the environment; SABINO CASSESE for legality ..


Federica Marchetti is a writer, freelance, blogger, webmaster and art director. She was born in Viterbo on January 28, 1966: on the same day in 1547 King Henry VIII Tudor died and in 1813 Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice was published. He made his debut in his early twenties with poetry. She graduated in Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures with her thesis on the French writer Léo Malet. In 2000 he created the fanzine on the yellow "Il Gatto Nero" (which later became webzine). In addition to collaborating with sites and magazines (articles, reviews and interviews), he organized and participated in around 300 cultural meetings, he curated the 3 editions of the "Viterbo in Giallo" review. In his city he collaborates with "Caffeina Cultura", he takes care of reading clubs (now in his 10th year) and has organized dinners with a crime (also writing the texts). Author of fiction, non-fiction and a curious autobiographical volume, she has published 18 books so far.


The jury of  "Citizens aware and active for the landscape and the environment" video contest


 EZIO SINA (President)

National President of APIDGE, the professional association of teachers of legal and economic sciences, lecturer and expert on regulatory aspects, organization and research of the Public Administration, expert in the field of training, collaborates and coordinates research and innovation structures in the world of Work and Professions.He is particularly involved in the world of information and the media.





Born in Rome of 5.50 kg after 10 months of pregnancy, he never recovered excess weight or delayed month. He wanted to become a doctor, he preferred to be sick. For twelve years he has lived with Parkinson's, and proudly claims to be a magistrate who trembles without fear. He was a lawyer, then judge of the trial and preliminary investigations. Creator of the White Night of Legality which opened the Court of Rome to about 5000 children. His motto is: "we are all hanging by a thread, and I am also overweight".



Miriam Mirolla teaches Psychology of Art and Theory of Perception and Psychology of Form at the Academy of Fine Arts in Rome. Since 1986 she has carried out research at the Jartrakor Experimental Study Center in Rome, publishes scientific articles on the Journal of Art Psychology and starts his activity as an Eventualist artist. In 1991 she worked at the PS1 Institute of Contemporary Art in New York. She publishes books and essays, including: "Arte del Novecento, 1945-2001", Mondadori ; "“Amore e Psiche, Storyboard di un mito", Electa; "L’Arte che anticipa il Futuro", Edizioni LAP; “Specchio Tachistoscopico con Stimolazione a sognare. Scritti e Ricerche ”, LAP Editions. As an experimental artist, she created numerous exhibitions in Italy and abroad, including: "The Tour of the House," Jartrakor Rome, "Letture Interattive: la Costituzione Italiana", 798 Art District, Beijing. Among his numerous experiments, in 2018 he began: "Interactive Reading: the Italian Constitution", a didactic interaction project with Bookcity Milan and MACRO Museum of Contemporary Art in Rome which is among the most advanced proposals on a national scale for the Civic Education and Digital Citizenship. Since 2010 he is Scientific Director of LAP - Laboratory of Art Psychology.



ITFF 2019 Third Leg Tolfa - 8 August 2019


Third stage of the International Tour Film Festival in Tolfa (RM). 


works out of competition - Edition 2019




In this section we publish the works
Out of Competition - Edition 2019.



Work in Progress



Ab Ovo Anita Kwiatkowska-Naqvi Polonia 2012
Café Limbo Jimmy Hilli Svezia 2017
Dokument (A documentary film) Marcin Podolec Polonia 2015
Handball Flavioni Sport Documentary Damiano Impiccichè Italia 2019
Idiot Martina Buchelová Slovacchia 2017
Inny (The other) Marta Magnuska Polonia 2018
Kigo Izumi Yoshida Polonia 2013
Kwadratura koła (Squaring the circle) Karolina Specht Polonia 2018
La prochaine fois Clémence de Rouvray Francia 2019
M Gabriela Gažová Slovacchia 2018
Mama. Gabriela. Televízia (Mother. Gabriela. Television) Lucia Kašová Slovacchia 2017
Mój dziwny starszy brat (My Strange Older Brother) Julia Orlik Polonia 2018
Na zdrowie! (Bless you!) Paulina Ziolkowska Polonia 2018
Pies Schroedingera (Schoredinger's Dog) Natalia Krawczuk Polonia 2016
Rosa Rummet Maximilien Ludovicy Svezia 2017
Säg ja (Say Yes) Johan Stavsjö Svezia 2018
SelFish Lukáš Figeľ Slovacchia 2017
She is not there Linda Carlberg Svezia 2018
Skin Guy Nattiv USA 2018
Switch Andrea Vella, Martina Vacca Italia 2019
Tango Tęsknot (Tango of Longing) Marta Szymanska Polonia 2017
Terapia cestou (Therapy by travelling) Michal Baránek Slovacchia 2017
Vinilici Fulvio Iannucci Italia 2018
Výlet (The Trip) Daniel Rihák Slovacchia 2018
Zaczyn (Leaven) Artur Hanaj Polonia 2015
信 (Letter) Huo Chunfu Cina 2018
相争 (Bait) Liu Chang Cina 2018
蜃城(Chimaera) Steve Scott Brown, Liu Jiayi Cina 2018

works out of competition - Edition 2017 (2)




In this section we publish the works
Out of Competition - Edition 2017.



Work in Progress



 Noble lies  Antonio Pisu Feature Film Italy 2017
 Burn them alive Luca Guerini Fiction Italy 2017
 Paolo Villaggio - under the mask Donatella Baglivo Documentary Italy 1997
 Roberto Rossellini - the history of a man Donatella Baglivo Documentary Italy 2000
 The strange case of Emily Grey Luigi Parisi Fiction Italy 2013
 Qara bağ (Black Ribbon) Amil Memiyev Fiction Azerbaijan 2016
 For the enemies Nora  Mario Spinocchio Fiction Italy 2016
 Visit Bangladesh - Life Happiness Here Meheun N Islam  Tourism Promotional Movie Bangladesh 2016
 Cipka (Pussy) Renata Gasiorowska Animation Poland 2016
 Das wildschwein (The wild boar)  Bella Szederkenyi Animation Hungary, France, Germany 2016
 Zdarzenie plastyczne (Ink meets blank)  Tymon Albrzykowski Animation Poland 2016
 Chilli Martina Mikusova  Animation Slovakia 2016
 Kut (Corner) Lucija Mrzljak Animation Croatia, Estonia 2016
 Vulkánsziget (Volcano Island) Anna Katalin Lovrity Animation Hungary 2017
 Cialo Obce (Foreign body) Marta Magnuska Animation Poland 2016
 Život ve vzorcích (Life In Patterns) Vojtech Domlatil  Animation  Czech Republic   2017
 Slovo (Farewell) Leon Vidmar  Animation  Slovenia   2016
 The Merchant Marina Polla de Luca  Fiction  Italy  2016 

works out of competition - Edition 2018 (2)




In this section we publish the works
Out of Competition - Edition 2018.



Work in Progress


5 Minuti  Pietro Delle Piane  Italia  2016
Balada o štyroch koňoch (A ballad of Four Horses) Gratex s.r.o. Slovacchia 1995
Duch mesta (Spirit of the City) Veronika Kocourková, Andrej Kolenčík Slovacchia 2015
Dvojhlasná Invencia a-mol (Double voice invention a-minor) Vladimír Král Slovacchia 1998
Epolé  Fernando Ferres Lòpez, Alba Manzanas Sànchez, ZoraidaPalacios Rico  Spagna  2018
Kovbojsko (Cowboyland) Dávid Štumpf Slovacchia 2015
Kroky, skoky, roky… a posledný zhasne (Steps, jumps, years…and last one turn the lights off) Katarína Kerekesová, Vanda Raýmanová, Michal Struss, Karol Holubčík, Maroš Končok, Vlado Král, Martina Matlovičová, Matej Klade, Martin Snopek Slovacchia 1995
Lionardo Mio Ivana Šebestová Slovacchia 2004
Pandy (Pandas Matúš Vizár Slovacchia, Repubblica Ceca 2012
Posledný autobus (Last bus) Ivana Laučíková, Martin Snopek Slovacchia 2011
tWins Peter Budinský Slovacchia 2011
Una goccia per la vita  Giovanni Fraticelli,Sabrina Laidani, Paolo Di Giancamillo  Italia  2017
V kocke (In the box) Michal Stuss Slovacchia 1999
Vetroň (Glider) Igor Derevenec, Juraj Krumpolec Slovacchia 1997
Viliam Veronika Obertová Slovacchia 2009
 Blood Red Wine  Roberto Leggio Italia  2017 
 Broken Balance   S.Presutti, S.Ranalli,G.Cotroneo Italia 2018 
 14 Maggio 1943-La Memoria ritrovata  Roberta Galletta  Italia 2018 
 The Job (The N.O.A.T. Division)  J. Nicolas Molinari Italia/Chile  2018 




The jury 2020




In this section we publish the Jury 
of the festival edition 2020.



The Jury 2020



The Jury of the Animation section 




Gianluca  Dentici,  Senior  Compositor  and  VFX  Supervisor  gained  his  technical  and  artistic  skills  at  the  European  Academy  of  Special  Effects  directed  by  three-time  Academy Award Carlo Rambaldi. Immediately  after  his  graduation  he  went  to  Los  Angeles  to  practice  his  technical  knowledge  and  attend  seminars  by  post-productions  and  visual  effects  companies,  also meeting manufactures of special shooting equipments.During  his  visit  he  has  come  in  contact  with  professionals,  technicians  and  companies  as  Kodak,  Cinesite,  General  Lift,  House  of  Moves,    Cyber  FX,  Photron,  Dreamworks,,  Pixel Magic, Netter Digital, Planet Blue, An-Amazation, Silicon Grail, Hydroflex, Panavision, Wescam, Mediamation.During his pas experience in Italy Gianluca Dentici was one of the most well-known visual effects supervisors and worked for different companies.On 2009 he was certified by Mark Roberts Motion Control, UK, on the Milo Motion control rig.Gianluca  Dentici  is  a  member  of  the  Visual  Effects  Society  and  the  Italian  Motion  Picture Academy  and  was  nominated  three  times  for  the  David  di  Donatello Award  for  the  best visual  effects  category.  Gianluca  Dentici  and  the  entire  vfx  crew  of  the  short  movie  “Sophie’s  Fortune”  directed  by  Chris  Cronin  won  the  best  visual  effects  award  at  the Portsmouth  International  Film  Festival  -  2014.  Gianluca  Dentici  has  been  awarded  at  International  Tour  Film  Festival  2015  with  the  Career  award.  Gianluca Along  with  the  entire crew at MPC and WETA won the Academy Award for the “best visual effects” for Disney’s Jungle Book as well as the VES and BAFTA awards.



Started at the audiovisual market in 1999. Studied "Executive Production - The Business of Cinema" classes, taught by AIC - International Film Academy, managing several independent productions with a focus on content distribution. Responsible for inaugurating the first co-production agreement between Brazil and China, nowadays he is working on the production of the Tamas & Rajas animation series, in which he works in partnership with Henan York Animation, as well as the channels Nickelodeon and Nick Jr.


Born in Naples where he graduated in philosophy in 1998. He began his career drawing for Naples’ IL MATTINO and for RIZZOLI. From 1997, when he gained his diploma at the ACCADEMIA DISNEY, he drew stories and comic for MICKY MOUSE. In 1999 he move in Milan, entering into the world of animation. In 2002 he began directing and producting successfull animated music videos: TIROMANCINO, GINUWINE, COOLIO, SILVESTRI, CAPAREZZA, LE VIBRAZIONI, NEGRITA, SUBSONICA, BENNATO and many more.

For DISNEY he taken part in many projects, including the WITCH videoclip in 2007. In the same year, MTV bought the rights of his short film LAST SUBWAY. His works have been screened ay many festivals. He directed and produced three full-lenght movies: ZERO ZERO(2009), EXTRA(2013), and BURQA(2015),  the latter avaible on NetflixIn 2013 he presents from Venice festival red carpet his short musical movie Symphony of life, with Giovanni Allevi 



Studied buddhist wooden sculpture under Korean national human asset and pointed a last student.
Majored Film and New media design and studied several media and business course established his own studio in 2004.
In charge of co-production programs among Brazil, India, Italy, Norway, Malaysia, USA and China.
Established a company in USA with Will Vinton, An American Oscar winner and developing a feature animated film.
Has been exploring good ideas from all around the world and leading his investment partners to develop the IP together.
Distributing audio video program internationally and Representing IRIB, the biggest broadcaster in Middle East for International distribution
Recently, establishing a VOD platform in Indonesia, the 4th largest population country.

The Jury of the Documentary section


ROLAND SEJKO (president)

Born in Albania, he graduated in Foreign Languages and Literature at the Faculty of History and Philology at the University of Tirana. In 1991 he fled from Albania to board one of the ships of the great exodus to settle in Rome. Since 1995 he works at the Istituto Luce where, over the years, he worked on various projects in the Department of Film and then at the Historical Archive Luce where he is currently responsible for the enhancement of content and editorial activities of the film archive. In 2008 he made his debut as a screenwriter and director with the documentary feature film "Albania the facing country" produced and distributed by Istituto Luce and History Channel.His second feature "Anija", the ship, which was presented at the Turin Film Festival, won the David di Donatello for best documentary in 2013 and was a finalist at the Silver Ribbon.In 2014 he was curator and artistic director of all the videos of the exhibition "Luce the Italian imaginary" on display at the Vittoriano of Rome from 4 July to 15 December 2014. Also in 2014 he made the short film "The entry into war" based on a story by Italo Calvino, as an episode of the collective film "9x10 ninety", presented at the Authors Days at the 71th Venice International Film Festival. 



She began her career in 1986 as assistant director, especially alongside Giorgio Capitani, then to choose the profession of casting director, alongside directors such as Fabrizio Costa, Lodovico Gasperini, Stefano Reali, Paul Poeti, Vittorio Sindoni, Giorgio Capitani. She is very active as a coach, working with several acting schools, conducting classes and workshops. For the International Tour 
Film Festival she is the project manager Shootin' Tour.


He studied philosophy in Rome at La Sapienza University, filmmaking at the VGIK of Moscow and film production in Berlin. He directed several short and feature films, most of them awarded in film festival around the world. He is author of the novel "Tango Theran".


Actor and director born in Rome. Graduated in Jurisprudence and after forming as actor at “Pietro Sharoff Academy” in Rome, Massimiliano Buzzanca joined the following courses:  specialization courses held by italian actress and acting coach Lena Lessing,  specialization courses for TV hosters under direction of Federico Moccia and organized by Mediaset. Workshop with International Acting Coach Ivana Chubbuck on “The power of actor”. About his rich career, he makes many appereance between cinema, theatre and tv projects such “Il restauratore” directed by Enrico Oldoini, “Puccini” and “Ho sposato uno sbirro 2” both directed by Giorgio Capitani and  “Don Matteo 6” directed by Fabrizio Costa. His appearance in movies: “Il caso Enzo Tortora - Dove  eravamo rimasti?” directed by Ricky Tognazzi, “Fratelli Detective” with Enrico Brignano directed by Rossella Izzo, “Il figlio più piccolo” directed by Pupi Avati and “Una Madre” directed by Massimo Spano. He makes appearance in theatre such “Se chiamava Rugantino” , musical comedy with Franco Oppini,  Plautus “Maenechmi”  directed by Livio Galassi and “Alessandro Baricco’s Novecento” directed by Sergio Ammirata.


The jury of Fiction section



Director and author from Tuscany, Daniele Falleri is active between television and theatre projects. Directed Le tre rose di Eva, Il commissario Manara, Solo per amore, Al di là’ del lago. well received television works. Directed for theatre the epic musical LaDivina Commedia. L’opera , tragicomedy Oddio Mamma!  starring Franca Valeri and his recent acclaimed work  Il marito di mio figlio. Falleri is one of few and rare italian authors represented at London, where currently is on stage his comedy My son’s husband . In 2019 he is awarded at Tulipani di Seta Nera Film Festival with the short film La goccia e il sale.  His latest work is the upcoming feature thriller film Dietro La Notte starring Stefania Rocca and Fortunato Cerlino



After studies begins to performing as comedian specialized in monologue, especially in local and off theaters in and around Rome. In 2005 he was a finalist in the Emerging Cabaret Festival of Modena and the Charlot Award of Paestum. In the same year he was hired for the film by Fausto Brizzi "Night Before the Exams", grossing at box office. Since that moment, he divided between cinema, theater, TV and Web: he starred in films like "Love, Soccer and Other Catastrophes" directed by Luca Lucini, "Ultimi della classe" directed by Luca Biglione, "Aspromonte" by Hedy Krissane, "Ganja Fiction" by Mirko Virgili, " Una pallottola nel cuore" di Luca Manfredi and webseries " Youtuber$" and "Il camerlengo". This year he wrote and starred in  "Psicomico Revolution".


Italian theatre and cinema actress. In theatre world we saw Marilù De Nicola in many plays like –“La gallina intelligente” , “La locandiera”, “Il figlio della balia” and “Principessa Barambilla”. Last year she made her cinematographic debut starring as Amalia role in “Una diecimila lire”. She currently focused in theatre project “Giochi d’amore” under direction of her husband Claudio Jankowski. She made her cinematographic debut starring as Amalia role in “Una diecimilalire” directed by Luciano Luminelli and released in theaters September 6. The plot revolves around emigration: Vincenzo, a lucan child moving in Rome where his brother lives. The story is set during italian economic miracle in the Sixties, with exception of South of the country. Cast member include  Sebastiano Somma and Gerardo Placido. 



Italian actor and voice actor.
At 15 years old he started attending a theatrical workshop in the city of the Bruzi. After completing university studies and graduating in law, he moved permanently to Rome in 1998. In 2001 he attended the acting and directing school under guidance of Fioretta Mari with whom he made his debut in several Italian theaters. In 2004 he joined Internships / Seminars organized by the "Teatro Stabile di Reggio Calabria" with Steven Berkoff and Susan Strasberg.
During his career he worked with several renowned actors and directors like Nino Manfredi, Giancarlo Giannini, Gerard Depardieu, Diego Abatantuono, Franco Nero, Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Ricky Tognazzi, Mimmo Calopresti, Gabriele Salvatores, Claudio Bonivento, Alexis Sweet, Enrico Oldoini, Marco Visalberghi and Stelvio Massi. For several years he has worked as a voice actor at Sefit C.D.C. studios of Rome. He also received these following awards: Kolossos Prize in 2016, Jury Cultural Classic Award 2012 for "Lo Sposalizio", Elefante D'Oro Award in 2010 and Colosseo D'Oro Award in 2002

The Jury of the Tourism section


DUNDAR KESAPLI (president)

Since 20 years and beyond, is a journalist for many important turkish newspapers which perform meticoluos and international press service. Dundar worked for 10 years in RAI as consultant and opinionist for TV7. He’s also reference for SkyTG24 and Tgcom24 and for many italian newspapers for international arguments. In 2009 for the first time in history of italian sport Dundar join as advisor for Unione Stampa Sportiva dello sport Italiano (USSI) and today he serve his role for foreign press. For 10 years and beyond Dundar is jury member for GOLDEN FOOT Awards at Montecarlo, where international football players are awarded; in 2007 for this event is President, making collaboration with Albert II, Royal Prince of Monaco. Awarded from many colleagues from foreign press as best sport journalist in 2015. Previously, in 2014, Dundar was awarded as best journalist thanks to his contributes in many articles about art, culture and tourism.


Freelance journalist and blogger.
It defines citizen of the world , she loves to travel and think that every place even what seems less beautiful , has something to send . When the airport you feel already on holiday , and when embarking on a new journey gets excited as if it were the first . The journey for her is 360 ° and crosses not only countries , but it touches the food , the people , the sunrises and sunsets . He is a partner of Neos - Associate Travel Journalists and has been elected to the Governing Council since 2017. He works for several newspapers and magazines regarding food and wine , tourism and well-being , and in 2011 opened a blog , The Lovely Girl ( , ) that speaks of life's pleasures , including just travel. She received in 2019 the Press Israel Award from Israel Ministry Tourism,  where she ranked as 2nd place in newspaper category.



She was born in Naples, obtained professional cook diploma. She grows in the kitchen of her grandmother Iolanda until she decides to turn her passion into a job, attending the kitchens of some well appreciated  chefs like Gennaro Esposito, patron of the Torre del Saracino -

(Seiano), Pietro D'Agostino, Patron of Capinera –(Taormina) to learn the value of the profession, hard work and respect for the ingredients. In 2011 she founded Association “Cuoche a Domicilio” (, which she is president and was “baptized” by honorary member chef Gennaro Esposito. The purpose of the Association is to collect, preserve and divulge cooking traditional recipes, even those through handed down orally. The Association also collaborates with small entrepreneurs to enhance their excellence in Italy and overseas. Maria Elena collaborated for more than a year with Alice Cucina magazine as well as a live guest of the Casa Alice broadcasting, creating a thread that is also his motto: much return, little expense, Where recovery becomes an ingredient.

From its creativity, she published successful book "Una Cuoca a Domicilio"  edited by LT Editore.

She is Ambassador of the Italian Mediterranean Diet; Promoter f the Italian Mediterranean food and wine heritage, for economic and tourist cultural development, conferred by the association DAFNE Defense of Agriculture Food Nutrition and Enviroment.

The Jury of the Critic Section


ROMANO MILANI  (President)

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.


Born in Rome, graduated from the Manfredi Azzarita high school and graduated in Economic Political Science at the University of Rome La Sapienza. Expert and passionate about Italian and international cinema. CEO of ITALE20, a leader in consulting services and organization of film promotion events and press office based in Rome ( with the organization of more than 300 promotional events including premieres, film screenings and special events for the most important distributions operating in Italy including: Warner Bros., Twenty Century Fox, Universal Pictures, Walt Disney Company, Raicinema-01 Distribution, Medusa, Lucky Red, Eagle Pictures, Notorious, Bim, Vision Distribution, etc. Since 2011 he served as artistic director, organizer and artistic consultant of many film festivals including: NORDIC FILM FEST, ROMAFRICA FILM FESTIVAL, TERRA DI SIENA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, INDIA FILM FEST, OSTIA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, RIETI AND SABINA FILM FESTIVAL, INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL OF THE ROMAN CASTLES, SABAUDIA FILM.COM-MEDIA FESTIVAL. He is also the representative for Italy of CINEMA ITALY-ITALIAN FILM FESTIVAL MIAMI.




Student of Oliviero Toscani and Giuseppe Rotunno, began his career as director of photography with his first feature film "Et in Terra Pax". Special mention to the "Nastri d'argento 2011", the Venice Film Festival 2010. He signed photograph of 12 feature films with international actors like: Gerarde Deparieu, Danny Glover, Rutger Hauer, Michael Madsen, Danny Trejo, Daryl Hannah, Vinnie Jones, Mischa Barton. His also the photography for television series such as: "I delitti del bar lume 2" (SKY), "Una Grande Famiglia 20 anni prima" and "Io tra 20 anni" (RAI). Prolific also in photography for the documentary, one of the most is famous "Bertolucci on Bertolucci" by Luca Guadagnino, "Quando c'era Berlinguer" and "i Bambini sanno" by Walter Veltroni, "Furio Scarpelli il racconto prima di tutto" by Francesco Martinotti and "Scola E..." by the sisters Scola.



Raised on the sets of dad Manolo, Producer, and on those of uncle Mauro, director. She worked in the branch of production in several films directed by Dino Risi, Alberto Sironi, Lina Wertmuller, Claude Goretta, Coluche. She wrote the book "Manolo Bolognini, my life in cinema", conceived and produced the documentary "Figli del Set" "Children of the set", and collaborates as member of the Mauro Bolognini Cultural Center, collaborates with the Alfredo Lo Piero School of Art in Catania. She served as President of the Jury in mostly  film festivals based in Italy: CortoDino De Laurentiis Festival, Premio Anna Magnani , Premio Luciano Martino, Aqua Film Festival, Lariano Theater Festival. Also she served as Artistic director of the theatrical comedy "Emma B", Line Producer for the short film Burning Red and Event organizer at Casa del Cinema. She received "Donna che fa la differenza 2014" Award in Campidoglio; "Donna nell'Arte" Award ,  "Gianni Di Venanzo" Award, Cinema Anzio Special Award, "Dea alata" in Venice,   "Circeo Arte Cultura" Special Award, Premio Raf Vallone,  ITFF Special Award , CortoDino De Laurentiis Award, "Musa d'argento" Award, Award in memory of Mauro Bolognini and Manolo Bolognini.


The Jury of section Feature Film



Actor, director and screenwriter. He attended various stages and acting workshops. He began his career as actor with "Italiani" directed by Maurizio Ponzi, premiered at the Berlin Film Festival in 1996. He then appeared in several feature films and TV productions for the Italian market. He worked with acclaimed italian directors like Pupi Avati and Alessandro D'Alatri. He was nominated for Globo d'Oro Award a actor and producer for the short film "Pollicino" (2012). He directed and starred in several short films, including: "No Limits", winner of the 2016 First Cine Fiesta Italia Award (Santa Fe, Mexico) and shortlisted at the Los Angeles Short Film Fest in 2014 (Los Angeles) - USA); "Quando dico no è no!", which received special mentions at several film festivals like Reggio Calabria Film Festival,  Cortina Comedy Festival, Civita Bagnoregio Festival and Massimo Troisi Festival. He made his feature film debut "E-bola", winning awards at the Ischia Film Fest, Cinema Capri - Hollywood 2015 Cape Town Film Festival, Rome Film Festival 2015 and Terra di Siena Film Festival. In 2018 his debut feature comedy film "Sconnessi" premiered  and awarded in italian and european film festivals, and is being distributed in several countries, including China.





He works in the entertainment industry since 1995 and in video production since 2002. Trained between Rome and New York, worked as screenwriter, director, cinematographer, film editor and colorist receiving international awards around the world. Graduated at Rome Film School as director and AVID MC film editor, he studied cinematography in New York under guidance of Peter Stein and attended master studies with the best teachers of New York University. Currently he works with some of the best known international production companies as director, cinematographer, film editor, screenwriter and colorist. 



Donatella Baglivo, Director, producer and film editing expert At 18 make her debut as editor for first feature length movie. After editing works for RAI programs,  she founded  CIAK STUDIO at 19, becoming the youngest female entrepreneur in italian cinema. Donatella Baglivo began her intense activity in RAI and privates, doing editing for documentaries, surveys, adversting and teleplay. Many works includes: “La città del sole” (1973) directed by Gianni Amelio, a TV special about director Theodoros Anghelopulos (1979) (awarded at  50th Venice Film Festival) and another one about Eugène Ionesco. In 1981 she goes in America for nine movie about Hollywood Star System: James Dean, Montgomery Clift, Marlon Brando, etc. As director in 1982 makes a trilogy about Andrei Tarkovskij (competitor at 37th Cannes Film Festival)  also presented in 1984 at Harvard University of Cambridge (USA). In 1995, for centenary of cinema, Donatella begins to work for “I GRANDI DEL CINEMA ITALIANO”, a biographic series project which are completed 50  titles of 100 expected (as 2016).In 2011 she receives Honoris Causa degree from Lviv National Academy of Arts in Ukraine. From 2015 director Donatella amplifies her activites on cultural and social disciplines in Italian and foreign countries, including researches, studies and education for young students around the world and  a cinema museum  dedicated to Andrej Tarkovskij in “Spazio Cinema Alfredo Bini”, located at  Montalto di Castro (VT). 


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