Il concorso della quattordicesima edizione del festival si divide in quattro sezioni competitive:

  • Concorso internazionale documentari
  • Concorso internazionale cortometraggi
  • Concorso internazionale cortometraggi di animazione
  • Cinemambulante

Per ogni sezione verrà assegnato un premio:

  • Premio Miglior Documentario
  • Premio Miglior Cortometraggio
  • Premio Miglior film d’Animazione

Verranno inoltre assegnati:

  • il Premio "Banca Etica - Nuove Economie" in collaborazione con Banca Etica, assegnato al film italiano o straniero che meglio affronta tematiche legate a sostenibilità e accessibilità sociale ed economica in ambito alimentare e agricolo;
  • il Premio Parco Colli Euganei per il film che meglio affronta e interpreta le tematiche legate all'ambiente e al racconto del territorio, in ambito locale o globale;
  • il Premio "Veneto Movie Movement" - Fondazione Antonveneta alla migliore opera realizzata da un regista veneto, prodotta da una casa di produzione veneta o che abbia qualche stretto legame con il territorio regionale.

Jury for the International Documentary Competition

Stefano Cattini

Film-makerfrom the Emilia Romagna Region interested in everyday stories of contemporary Italy. After some short films such as Ivan e Loriana and Amen, he shot his first feature film, L’isola dei Sordobimbi, nominated for Best Documentary at the 2010 David di Donatello Awards. The following film, L’orablu, was awarded at the 53. Festival deiPopoli (Florence) and later distributed by CG Home Video in the “Popoli doc” series. In 2013, Aishiteru My Love completed an ideal trilogy on human feelings in the various stages of life. He’s currently workingon the international co-production of the animated documentary The Children of Pentcho.

Germano Maccioni

Theatre and cinema director, screenwriter and actor. He debuted as director in 2007 with Lo stato di eccezione. Processo per Monte Sole 62 anni dopo, presented at several national and international film festivals. The film was followed by My Main Man – appunti per un film sul jazz a Bologna (2009), shot among Bologna, Rome and New York, and I giorni scontati (2012), entirely shot in the Lodi penitentiary. His latest documentary, Fedele alla linea (2013), was presented at the Bergamo Film Meeting and later at the Bif&st. He’s currently working on his first feature film of fiction, Gli asteroidi.

Sara Zavarise

Editor and documentary film-maker specialised in art films and social documentaries. She has a ten-year experience with various production companies such as Jolefilm and Tangram Film. In 2013 she edited La prima neve, directed by Andrea Segre. Partner of ZaLab, association for the production of participative videos and social documentaries, she held various workshops in Italy, Palestine and Australia.


Jury for the International Short Film Competition

Federico Tocchella

Director, animator and independent producer. Between 2006 and 2011 he taught at the animation department of the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia; in 2012 he was didactic coordinator of the visual effects classes at the Gian Maria Volonté film school in Rome; in 2014 he taught at the RUFA Fine Arts Academy of Rome. In 2007 he founded the TFILM production company with which he wrote, directed and produced the short films L’amore ci dividerà (2009) and Isacco (2013). He’s currently working on the production of the short film La ragazza and is writing his first feature film, Sotto la notte.

Corrado Ceron

Born in Vicenza in 1980, he moved to Rome in 2004 where he graduated in Film Direction in Cinecittà. He is author of commercials, videoclips, short films and documentaries. He was co-director of the feature film La ballata dei precari (2009). In 2010 his short film Il mio primo schiaffo won the European competition “Action For Women” and was awarded at the Venice Film Festival. It was then followed by Prendere I cinghiali con le mani (2012), Un amore di plastica (2013), Scorciatoie (2014) and Alma(2014). His debut feature film is currently in pre-production.

Viviana Carlet

She works on many projects that take origins from a special attention and an artistic methodology of relational and public art: RiservaArtificiale (Venice Art Biennale 2003), History Unwired (Boston MIT and Venice IUAV 2004),Lago Film Fest of RevineLago (international short film, documentary and screenwriting festival of which she is creator and artistic director) since 2005 and Formentera Film since 2011. She’s researcher at the Management Department of Ca’ Foscari University where she studies film festivals as an opportunity for social innovation and territory networking.


Jury for the International Animated Short Film Competition

Marco Bellano

Professor of History of Animation at the Cultural Heritage Department of the University of Padua. Journalist, editor of Cabiria – Studi di cinema magazine, his work focuses on research and information on animation and music for films. He has been lecturer in universities such as Oxford, Brighton, Guildford, Madrid, Salamanca, Oviedo, Murcia, Postdam, Kiel and Heidelberg. Hewrote the books Metapartiture, Comporre musica per i film muti (2007) and Animazione in cento film (2013, with Giovanni Ricci e Marco Vanelli).

Lucio Schiavon

He works as illustrator and graphic designer at Fabrica, the Communication Research Centre of Benetton Group, in the departments of Visual Communication and Comics & Illustration. He published Io gran gatta, lui e il super, El Mostro and Carnet dal Togo, among others. His works have been exhibited in Tokyo, Osaka, Barcelona and Paris. He created and curated the advertising materials for the Venice Biennale, Helly Hansen, Carhartt, Brionvega, Pomellato, Oscar Mondadori and Invicta. He made animated short films for the Venice Film Meeting and created the landscapes of the animated film Pinocchio (2012) with designer Lorenzo Mattotti and director EnzoD’Alò,

Nancy Denney-Phelps

Cinema journalist with a penchant for animated films. She wrote for magazines such as Cartoon and Animatoon, and is correspondent for the ASIFA-SF (San Francisco). She has her own blog on Animation World Network (AWN). She taught at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts in Lucerna and is a consultant for many animation film festivals. With her husband, musician Nik Phelps, she founded the Sprocket Ensemble that composes and plays music for contemporary animation works.

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