The ARADIA PRODUCTIONS Cultural Association was founded in 2017 at the behest of its president, the Arch.
Antonella Santarelli with the aim of producing events mainly for the valorization of the territory and for reflection on social issues through the production of:
short films, organization of shows, festivals, meetings, concerts, seminars, conferences, debates, exhibitions, screening cycles, film and theater courses;
establish and manage study courses at all levels, organizing services for universities, schools of all levels, seminars for teachers, students, workers and artists.

The Aradia Productions Cultural Association organizes the SATURNIA FILM FESTIVAL, a traveling film festival that aims to be a point of reference between
emerging international filmmakers and audiences. The attention of the artistic commission will be oriented towards selecting works that address
universal themes in a personal and authentic way.

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ANTONELLA SANTARELLI

PRESIDENT

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Architect / Director with a Master in Organization of Cultural Events.
President since 2017 of ARADIA PRODUCTIONS, a cultural association founded with the aim of producing audiovisual works and events for the enhancement of the territory including the Saturnia Film Festival from 2018.
“For this fifth edition we will see a real“ explosion ”of the festival – says the president Antonella Santarelli – both for contents and for guests and collaborations, especially international ones.

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ALESSANDRO GRANDE

ARTISTIC DIRECTOR

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Director and screenwriter, winner of the David di Donatello 2018.
Lecturer in Directing at the Academy of Fine Arts in Frosinone. In 2020 he made his debut film “REGINA”, presented as the only Italian film in competition at the 38 Turin Film Festival and winner of numerous awards, including two Golden Ciak and a Silver Ribbon.
“The growth of the festival is also evident thanks to the opening of the section dedicated to first and second films that have distinguished themselves in this film year – adds the artistic director Alessandro Grande – representing a great leap forward for us.