Jury 2018

Paolo Orlando

Medusa Film


He graduated from DAMS (Discipline of Arts, Music and Entertainment), with a Master in Business Management of Film, Audiovisual and Multimedia (MAGIC / ANICA). From the first years of study develops a particular interest in film criticism and the organization of exhibitions and projections, thanks to some experiences of cultural associations. Thus began his collaboration with CNI, Italy Cult Network, a satellite television channel Tele + platform, where the main editorial line was just the Cinema. Later, he passed to Rai Sat, deals with the schedules of programming for the Gambero Rosso Channel. Then he began his career in Medusa as a programming assistant in Medusa Cinema. In 2007 starts the distribution deal, first with the title of Sales Manager and, later, Commercial Director. Today Paolo Orlando is the Distribution Manager at Medusa Film (Rome).

Lorenza Indovina

Actress and Director


The daughter of film director Franco Guess, 6 years was orphaned of his father, who died in a plane crash near Palermo. Since September 17, 2005 he is married to the writer Niccolò Ammaniti.
Lived in Milan for a few years, after being born in Rome, she moved permanently to the capital in the late eighties. Here she graduated as an actress at the National Academy of Dramatic Arts “Silvio D’Amico” in 1991 and has worked in theater, film and television.
In 1997 she was appointed to the David di Donatello for Best Supporting Actress in the drama The truce. Particularly appreciated is his performance in Gianluca Maria Tavarelli film, A Love, for which he had several awards: Best Actress at the Sulmona Festival, Best Actress at the Mons Festival, Best Actress at the Golden Mirto, and a nomination for Lead Actress David di Donatello. It was also awarded Best Young Actress at Golden Grolle in Saint-Vincent for Almost Blue. Predominantly active in brilliant roles, he remembers especially next to the comedian Antonio Albanian, which she joined in the films The Hunger and Thirst (1999), directed by the same Albanian, and Qualunquemente (2011) by Giulio Manfredonia.
In 2006 interpreter, together with Giulio Scarpati, the play A love story, director Nora Venturini transposition of the play by François Nocher, which tells the extraordinary story of love that bound him for about six years Anton Chekhov and Olga Knipper.
In 2008, he was the star of the film In the name of the son.
In 2014 he plays the role of the public prosecutor Tiziana Siciliano truth in the film Beyond the Law – Clinical Operation of horrors.

Bianca Nappi



She is an Italian actress. It debuted in 2000 in the popular fiction of Channel 5 Police District. In 2001 he was among the protagonists of the miniseries In Love and War, and in 2005 the cast of John Paul II directed by John Kent Harrison. In 2008 the cinema with the new film by Ferzan Ozpetek’s A Perfect Day with whom he collaborated again for the film Loose Cannons and Magnificent Presence. In 2015 in the film Alberto Caviglia Sheep in grass, in competition in the Horizons section at the Venice Film Festival. The 2017, the protagonist of two films: My family turned upside down by Max Nardari and Taranta on the Road of Salvatore Allocca. In the same year in fantasy fiction Rai Ivan Cotroneo, Sirens. For years, alternating film and television drama. In 2013, on stage with Neil LaBute King text (L) direct actions by Marcello Cotugno that also chooses for the show Some girls. In 2018 it was in the TV movie Two soldiers by Marco Tullio Giordana, in Italian remake of the Norwegian series Skam and in the show

Francesco Del Grosso

Director and Film Critic


Graduated at Dams University of Roma Tre is the author of essays and works to sites and magazines of film criticism. As a director he worked on commercials, short films and documentaries. Winner of the Jury Mention Controcampo Italian Special, the 66th Venice Film Festival, the Silver Ribbon for Best Documentary Film and the Special Golden Globe. He wrote and also directed the documentary about Agostino Di Bartolomei 11 meters, special event of the Rome Film Festival.

Alessandro Amato



co-founder and managing director of the sidelines. He started his professional and artistic career in the theater held a variety of roles and founding his own company. At the same time it organizes cultural events, putting in connection the different artistic realities. In 2012 he graduated in law in 2015 and graduated in Production On the School Film Festival Gian Maria Volonte, where he met his partner Luigi Chimienti with which constitutes the sidelines. It has produced feature films and short films selected and awarded in many festivals around the world. He has participated in workshops and international events, such as the Workshop Producer and Producer Network of Cannes, the Producer Network of Ventana Sur (Buenos Aires), Match Me! Locarno and PUENTES Workshop EAVE, participating first as alumni and later as expert.


Luca Marino

Indaco Film


Director of Indigo, a young company that operates in the 360-degree communication. After an active publishing experience, from 2015 thanks to the branch Indigo Film, specializing in the development of audiovisual works, made several commercials and documentaries. In 2017, it produces the latest short film of Alexander the Great, entitled “Bismillah”. In 2018 the “Bismillah” short film won the David di Donatello 2018 as best Italian short film and numerous awards in the world. In 2019 as an associate producer with Greenland Group, produces the nuvo Vinicio Capossela video clip “The poor Christ” directed and photography by Daniele Cipri with Marcello Source, Rossella Brescia and Enrique Irazouqui.