JURY

Alessia Gherardelli


Born in Naples, she attended the DAMS University and she graduated in Documentary Directing and Editing at the cinema academy Act Multimedia  (Rome). In 2008 she makes the documentary "Roma intorno a Roma" which has been selected at the International Rome Film Festival 2008. She collaborates as an editor with some directors such as Agostino Ferrente in the making of the documentary Le cose belle,  Franco Taviani in the movie Gli Sconosciuti,  Daniele Luchetti in a documentary series for RAI television network,  Nicola Prosatore in the docu-film Il delitto Varani. She also edited many television programs such as "X Factor", "Pechino Express" and "Matrimonio a prima vista". She works and lives between Rome and Milan.

Carlo Cerofolini

He is the founder of the collective blog icinemaniaci.blogspot.com. He's also member of the editorial staff of the webzine ondacinema.it and taxidrivers.it . He writes and collaborates to the activities of many online magazines, attending and following Film Festivals, movie premieres, conferences and meetings concerning the cinema field. 

Fabio Vittorini


He is a member of the directing committee of the magazines Poli-Femo and Symbolon, and the on line magazine Comparatismi. He is a member  of the magazine Testo a Fronte scientific committee. He manages the series of essays Inter-media: Linguaggi, arti e media, published by Patron di Bologna. He is a member of the editorial staff of the webzine of cinema and others matters Duels.it. He writes for the newspaper Il Manifesto. He writes and hosts cultural programs for RAI Scuola. Since 2009 he coordinates the masters degree course of Television, Cinema and New Media at the Università di Lingue e Comunicazione IULM, where he has a chair in Comparative Literature.

Laura Petruccelli


Laura Petruccelli graduated on 2008 in History and Analysis of Cinema, with a thesis on Paolo Virzi's filmography, and in the same year she started as apprentice of Virzì himself, who she considers to be her first teacher, collaborating with his production society, the Motorino Amaranto srl. In 2009 she was accepted at the "Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia", where she started the path of specialisation and of higher education in Cinema production (2010/2012). Today she work as Production Inspector and Location Manager for societies like Fandango, Palomar, Pepito Produzioni, Cattleya, Think Cattleya, Publispei. She worked also as Production Manager with smaller productions, of movies like "Cuori Puri", film selected at the Quinzaine des Réalisateurs del Festival di Cannes nel 2016.

Simone Totola


Born in Mantova, he graduated in Languages and Foreign Literature at the University of Urbino and then got a Master’s degree in Cinema Communication and Marketing at Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore of Milan. Then he worked for the television society "Magnolia S.p.A.", as a production assistant. He collaborated on several occasions with "Festival Sguardi Altrove". Now he works as a Communication and Acquisitions Coordinator at "Officine UBU", a society of cinematographic distribution. In addition, he is the head of the Home Video departement, the social pages and the managment of european funds of Media Programme, CNC - Unifrance e Vaf- Flanders.


Vittorio Rifranti 


Graduated in Modern Literature, he attended the Ipotesi Cinema school under the coordination of Ermanno Olmì. With the medium-length film L’attesa (The waiting) (1921) he won the Fotogramma d’Oro award for Best Movie and was selected to compete in the category Premiering for the independent cinema of Bellaria. In 1998 he produced the documentary I giorni liberi (The freedays) with which he won the FEDIC Prize as Miglior Giovane Autore (Best Young Author). With his movie Tagliare le parti in grigio (Cutting the parts in grey) he won the Pardo prize for Migliore Opera Prima (First Feature Film) at the sixtieth edition of the Locarno Film Festival. In 2018 he finishes his second work, I passi leggeri (Light steps) with which he participated in several Italian and international festivals. He teaches Directing and Mise-en-scène in both the Scuola di Cinema Luchino Visconti and the Istituto Cinematografico Michelangelo Antonioni.