Submissions 2019, are CLOSED
16th Edition - Forlì / Italy
4/13 October 2019

Jury 2014

2014 - 11th

Davide Savelli - Author and director of television programs, he has been working on various shows and documentaries for the main Italian television channels and received national recognitions (Jury Mention Ilaria Alpi) and international awards (Bafta Awards, Hot Bird Awards). He currently lives in Rome and works for Rai Cultura, following especially Rai Storia productions. He teaches Theory and Technique of the Audiovisual Production for the Degree Course in Mass Media and Politics of the University of Bologna, Forlì branch.

Cinzia Spironello is the founder and sales manager of Other Voices, so far, the only Italian distribution company focused on national and international short films. After the Master in Cultural Communication and the publication of her graduation thesis, she left Italy for Spain, where she worked for several years.  Between 2009 and 2011 she covered different positions at the Mecal Film Festival in Barcelona. In 2011 she moved to Valencia, becoming the Acquisitions and Sales Manager for Some Like it Short and attending the most important festivals worldwide to take part in markets, panels and juries.

Andrea Iannetta was born in Rome on the 25th of January 1982. He completed the compulsory education in 2001, at the humanistic high school T. Mamiani of Rome with the mark of 82/100. After that, he undertook the degree course in Philosophy at the University La Sapienza in Rome.  In December 2005, he completed the B.A. in Philosophy with a mark of 110 on 110, honorem (Full marks). From October 2006 to January 2012 he has studied at the Film & Television Institute of India in Pune (F.T.I.I.), where he has completed the three years Post Graduated Course in Film Direction.

Jane McDowell's work spans theatre, film, television and radio. She recently won two Best Actress awards at the Tokyo Short Shorts International Film Festival Asia and FILMETS Badalona Film Festival for the short film The Mass of Men. Other screen work includes a leading role in the award-winning British feature film Twelve In A Box and leading roles in television dramas and short films.  She has recorded plays and poetry readings for the BBC, many audio books and works regularly as a voice artist. She holds an MA in Performance Studies from Central School of Speech and Drama in London.

Francesco Saverio Marzaduri, born in Bologna in 1977, graduated from the Department of Music and Performing Arts of the University of Bologna with full marks and “dignity of printing”. He organized film forums. He collaborates as film critic with several blogs and film magazines, both online and traditional. In 2012, he wrote an essay called Noul Val – Il nuovo cinema romeno 1989-2009, published by Archetipo and distributed by CLUEB publishing house.

Michele Bernardi - Finale Emilia, 1950. He attended a two-year course for professional animators at Secondo Bignardi's studio in Modena and started his career as professional animator for GLM, working at the production of the first series of Altan's Pimpa and Cavandoli's La Linea. He worked for commercials like Barilla Mulino Bianco, Chicco, Ikea Germania, Istat, and Pomellato and he animated a series of commercials for Rai3. With the short films -Djuma- and -Senza Testa- he obtained important international recognitions.

Eleonora Berra - Award-winning stop motion animator, Eleonora Berra explores unusual materials and techniques to take her audience into surreal and provocative worlds.  During her Bachelor's studies at Hochschule Luzern, Eleonora wrote, directed, and animated a stop motion film with Delia Hess and Shami Lang entitled Partition. In the resulting motion-picture, two neighbors live an isolated existence, unaware of each other and separated by a fragile paper wall. Over time the wall deteriorates until one day, a mysterious light flickers and changes everything.

Regina Pessoa was born in Coimbra (Portugal) in 1969. Graduated from Oporto's Fine Arts School in 1999, she directed and animated her first independent film The Night. In 2005 she directed Tragic Story with Happy Ending and in 2012 she directed Kali the little Vampire. In all these films she has used different engraving techniques, from plaster to computer or, as she likes to say: "from stone to Pixel". Her films have won several prizes around the world.


2014 - 11th

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