Submissions are open
15th Edition - Forlì / Italy
5/14 October 2018

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

Festival 11/08/2018
The theatrical drama “Rwanda” becomes a movie. It will premiere in Venice.   The movie Rwanda has its first prem ..
Festival 09/07/2018
On Saturday the 7th of July, in the beautiful Piazzetta delle Conserve in Cesenatico, 102 children jurors voted and established the follo ..
Festival 30/06/2018
The Chinese film market – Chronicles from the SIFF During the Shanghai International Film Festival, several meetings were dedic ..
Festival 19/06/2018
In order to strengthen our international activity, we will attend from 16 to 21 June the Shanghai international film festival. One of big ..
Festival 19/06/2018
The film festival with the world’s youngest jury Cesenatico’s fiery week-long show of animated short films   ..
Festival 07/06/2018
Sedicicortoand Prem1ere Film set up a partnership for the realization of the Italian subtitles for the short film The Silent Ch ..
Festival 31/05/2018
Sedicicorto attends from 28 May to  1 June the KFF Industry in Krakow, organized for the 58° Kracow Film Festival. This is an im ..
Festival 31/05/2018
Festival 15/04/2018
Festival 09/04/2018
10th April 2018 at Cinema San Luigi, save the date!   -3rd  DocuShort | “PoltronCine” web series | CinCinCi ..
Festival 01/04/2018
The “Evergreen” crowdfunding campaign has started!  Sedicicorto is the association that organizes the internati ..
Festival 30/03/2018
For three teenagers from Forlì, who just turned 18, this is a unique occasion to engage with other teenagers from France, Germany, ..
Festival 30/03/2018
A whole new and unique distributive opportunity is now available for young filmmakers thanks to the collaboration between the festival an ..
Festival 26/02/2018
At Cinema San Luigi, on February 11th, 18th and 25th, short films from Cesenatico's Animare Film Festival are playing (Lifeguard coop ..
Festival 21/02/2018
On Wednesday, February 21st at 20.45, at Sala Ceas La Còcla in Via Andrelini 59 in Forlì, the second part of the film exhib ..
Festival 08/02/2018
From 4 to 9 February, part of the staff of Sedicicorto moved to Clermont- Ferrand (France) for one of the biggest world events dedicated ..
Festival 01/02/2018
For the 10th consecutive year Sedicicorto will be at Clermont-Ferrand in France, where the main international srhotfilm market is held. W ..
Festival 23/01/2018
Kontainer16 is a container for all cinema related reviews.  A blog where people can share their passion for cinema - reviews, interv ..
Festival 19/12/2017
Sedicicorto International Film Festival presented to the public at Teatro Testori in Forlì, the project “NeHo18”. This ..
Festival 14/12/2017
In collaboration with IPAG Cinéma Club, which has the mission to spread the cutlure of cinema in primary school and kindertgartens ..
Festival 09/12/2017
Wednesday 20 Decembre at Cinema San Luigi (via L.Nanni 14, Forlì), during the shortest day of the year we will screen some shorts. ..
Festival 27/11/2017
1° Riccardo Caselli, 77 votes for a photo on the backstage of Rwanda making the movie. 2° Cristina Gnali  photo on the e ..
Festival 18/10/2017
Are you ready for a new adventure with Around the World in 80 Shorts? This is the eighth out of ten cruises, one per month, during ..
Festival 15/10/2017
Forlì, 14 October 2017 MOVIE  (International Films Fiction)   ..
Festival 12/10/2017
Saturday 14th October, there will be a rich program of meetings with the authors and masterclasses.   ..
Festival 06/10/2017
Everything is ready for the 14th edition of Sedicicorto, international festival of independent cinema (Forlì, 6th-15th of Octob ..
Festival 29/09/2017
14° Sedicicorto is happy to welcome the premiere of Priests Again, the sequel of the award-winning web series Priests, boasting 3 ..
Festival 25/09/2017
Official selection of the MOVIE international section, including fiction and documentaries.   ..
Festival 22/09/2017
Official selection for the ANIMALAB international section, including animation and experimental short films.   ..
Festival 21/09/2017
For the XVII Week of Italian Language in the World, dedicated this year to “Italian at the cinema, Italian in cinema”, on ..