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Ekaterina Behor is a dynamic and passionate producer, whose impressive career has been built on a solid foundation of journalism and filmmaking. Hailing from the highly competitive landscape of Los Angeles, she has managed to carve a niche for herself through her unwavering dedication and remarkable talent. As a firm believer in the power of cultural exchange and understanding, Ekaterina understands the importance of keeping the cultural bridge alive. In 2016, she became a proud member of the Eurasian Academy of Television and Radio, an esteemed organization that supports filmmakers and projects from Eurasia. This affiliation allows her to contribute to the promotion of diverse voices and narratives from the region, bridging the gap between Eastern and Western cultures. Throughout her career, Ekaterina has worked on various platforms, including Russian TV channels, commercials, TV shows, and YouTube productions. Her expertise spans across different mediums, demonstrating her versatility and adaptability in the ever-evolving world of media and entertainment. Whether it's producing captivating television content or crafting engaging advertisements, Ekaterina's attention to detail and creative vision shine through in all her endeavors.
Silvia Mazzieri is an Italian Actress .
After high school, encouraged by her family, she entered the Miss Italia contest in 2010, where she was voted Miss Cinema.
Later, she began to study acting, initially in the theatre Il Genio della Lampada of Florence until 2011, then in the acting and voice acting academy Actor’s Planet of Rome until 2014, and finally in Gisella Burinato’s C.I.A.P.A. Acting School in Rome until 2015. During those years, Mazzieri acted in advertisements and short film projects. In 2015, she appeared in the sixth season of Provaci ancora prof! In 2015–2016, Mazzieri played Bella, the friend and later girlfriend of one of the main characters, in the second and third season of Braccialetti rossi. Mazzieri also worked in Il paradiso delle signore as Silvana Maffeis, a cinephile salesgirl and fan of Audrey Hepburn’s, who dreams of becoming a famous actress.
In 2017, she was in La strada di casa as a woman, Irene Ghilardi, carrying out an investigation into her brother's suspicious death.
In 2020, she started playing Alba Patrizi, a medical resident, in Doc - Nelle tue mani. In the same year, she started playing Giada Ruggero in Vivi e lascia vivere.
In 2021, she played Claudia in the movie Bentornato papà.
On 1 June 2022, Mazzieri gives birth to her first child, Greta.
Aisha Cerami, daughter of Oscar-winning screenwriter Vincenzo Cerami and actress Mimsy Farmer, is an Italian writer and screenwriter. She worked also as actress with great directors like Giuseppe Bertolucci, Taviani brothers, Peter Greenaway. And she worked also as singer and lyricist with Oscar-winning composer Nicola Piovani. Aisha Cerami has grown influenced by the “power of words”, and she made this her life. In recent years she devoted herself solely to her true passion: writing. She writes stories, screenplays, novels. Currently she works for one of the major Italian publishing houses, Rizzoli.
Yari Gugliucci was born in Salerno. After graduating in Sociology, he moved to the United States to study acting. In New York he attended workshops given by Susan Strasberg, Arthur Penn and Michael Margotta.He Founded the M.A.S.(modern acting system). He appeared in many films including: Ferdinando e Carolina and Francesca e Nunziata by Lina Wertmuller, and many more. He also had parts in foreign film productions: My House in Umbria directed by Richard Loncraine (HBO), A Room With a View directed by Nicholas Renton (ITV1). His work includes TV series and dramas: Gossip Girl directed by David Warren, Luisa Sanfelice directed by Paolo e Vittorio Taviani, and others. Stand up at Carlyle Hotel directed by Woody Allen. His various roles in the theatre have included: Caliban in William Shakespeare’s The Tempest in Rebinsky’s version where he appeared with Michelle Pfeiffer and Kevin Klein. He wrote two books (Billy Sacramento) and (Billy Sacramento 2).
Roberta Mastromichele is an actress, dancer, choreographer and artistic director of concerts, TV shows and events. She lives between Rome and New York. She started working in 1998 as an assistant of choreography of the well-known art director Luca Tommassini, participating in video clips and TOURS of the greatest Italian and international pop stars such as: Pavarotti, Robbie Williams, Ricky Martin, Kylie Minogue, Geri Halliwell, Pharrel Williams, Snoop Dog, Usher, Claudio Baglioni, Giorgia. In 2008 she was one of the main dancers of the cast of the Hollywood movie "NINE" directed by Rob Marshall, where she performed aside of stars like Nicole Kidman, Penelope Cruz and Daniel Day Lewis. In 2010 she worked as a dancer and as an assistant- choreographer, preparing Angelina Jolie and Johnny Depp for the dance scene in the movie "The Tourist" directed by the Oscar-winner: Florian Henkel Vondonnesmark. She works as an actress in theatre from 10 years now.
Giulia Mazzoni is an Italian composer and pianist, she studied at Conservatorio G.Verdi of Milan. In 2013, her first album “Giocando con i bottoni” won the prestigious “Premio Ciampi” and she performed at the Christmas Concert (Rai 2) with Dolores O’ Riordan, Patty Smith, Asaf Avidan. Giulia performed in very important theaters in Italy and abroad like Oriental Arts Center of Shanghai, Auditorium Parco della Musica of Roma, Jinwan Grand Theater of Tianjin, Blue Note Milano and many others. On 2016 she released her latest album “Room 2401” with Sony Music Italy, Sony Music China and Sony Music Taiwan, where the artist performs regularly and enjoyed a great success with three sold-out tours Tianjin, Xi’an, Chongqing, Shanghai, Wuhan, Hangzhou, Beijing, Nanning, Putien. In this project she collaborated with Maestro Michael Nyman creating a special version of “The departure” for two pianos. Currently Giulia is working on her new album with Sony Music and in July 2019 she will return to China for a fourth tour.
Born and raised in Florence (Italy), Massimiliano is a film director and screenwriter, and founder and director of Florence Film Awards. He had a degree in film directing at the Immagina Film School of Florence. Between 1995-2003 he worked as assistant director, editor, camera operator, for more than 20 music videos and commercials (Gucci, Tim, Gas Jeans, UnoAerre Jewellery, Piaggio, Coop, etc). In 2000 he has taught film directing at Immagina Film School of Florence. Between 2000-2003 he has edited and conducted the movies column for Interpuntonet magazine. He has been a Jury member for: Roma Fiction Fest, London Indie International Film Festival, World Music & Independent Film Festival (Washington D.C), New York International Screenplay, Tulipani di Seta Nera Festival in Rome. He wrote and directed nine short films and one commercial and he wrote four feature-length screenplays. He won 144 awards (47 first places) around the world: 89 awards (31 first places) with his short films and 55 awards (16 first places) with his feature-length screenplays.
Born in Rome, Italy, and based in New York, Stella is an actress, playwright, screenwriter and producer. She has been working in Theater since the age of 16 as an actress and started writing and producing when she was 23 after graduating in Languages at the University Roma Tre. Among all her productions, she was awarded for several plays including “How To Become Widows Without Affecting the Criminal Record", “There It Comes The Light, “My Birthday", “Lions Don’t Hug". She also co-wrote, acted and co-produced the short movie L’Appuntamento (The Date), awarded with the Golden Globe in 2013. She is currently writing her first feature film in English and she is working on her first direction of the Off Broadway play Lions Don’t Hug, selected at the New York Theater Festival and on stage at the end of January 2020. In 2018 she founded the blog Ninablablà.
Carlotta Galmarini is an actress originally born in Leghorn, but living in Rome from her childhood. She studied at the Sorbonne University in Paris, then later graduated with a degree in Literature and History. She began acting during her studies in Paris and she continued her studies in New York with Susan Batson and in Europe with June Jasmine Davis. She speaks Italian, French, English and Spanish. She has been working as an actress in television, cinema and theatre winning in 2018 some awards in Los Angeles, Toronto and Las Vegas as best leading role actress for the film “The Mirror“ directed by Massimiliano Mauceri. She worked even in the movie Maria per Roma directed by Karen Di Porto and winner of the Globi D’Oro, in Television for the series 1992 directed by Giuseppe Gagliardi and we will see her in some new projects.
Ablay Nurmanbetov is an award-winning screenwriter and director well-known for the short movie “The Burning Blue” that participated in 40 festivals and received 16 awards around the globe including nomination from Oscar qualifying The Flickers: Rhode Island International Film Festival. One of his recent works include film “Qash” (“Run”) with internationally acclaimed director Aisultan Seitov. It is the most anticipated film of 2022 year in CIS countries and the USA.
Currently, Ablay signed the contract with Tengri Production founded by Sergei Bodrov, Oscar nominated director and screenwriter. At the same time, he also works on the feature movie “Canary” with Radiance Pictures.
Daniele Gangemi is an award-winning director, born in southern Italy.
Raised as an author, speaker and presenter in the radio and television environments of his city, Catania, when he was only a teenager, he still loves to write and tell, possibly in images, his stories.
In 2009 he won the 42nd Worldfest International Independent Film Festival in Houston for "Best First Feature" with his debut feature, "Cobalt Blue Night".
In 2021 he was selected by over 90 international festivals, receiving more than 40 awards (more than one for each continent) with the pilot episode, written and directed by him, of the noir / comedy series entitled "Fratelli Noir" ( "Noir Brothers"). He recently passed the 50 official and certified awards on the IMDb platform (the World Cinema Database on the Internet) received from all over the world for his valuable author works.
Writer and screenwriter, he lives in Modena (Italy).
Passionate about cinema and literature, in 2020 he wrote the screenplay "In Sign of my Love" a drama genre which won many awards in different Festivals, such as: Milan Gold Awards, London Movie Awards, Rome International Movie Awards, Reale Film Festival and others. In 2021 he wrote the screenplay "I need you" award winner in Absurd Film Festival. IMDB qualifying festival. In 2021 he wrote the novel "a Soulless Man", the same year, from the novel he wrote the screenplay "a Soulless Man" Feature Script, Honorable Mention in Florence Film Awards.
Gaoming Lu, formerly Gaoming Li and known in entertainment as Lancen Gm, is an award-winning filmmaker and artist with a unique array of accolades to his ever-growing catalogue. Born November 25, 1997, Hollywood filmmaker and musician Lancen Gm promises the artistic embrace of musical beauty and conceptual depth to audiences across the board. Fearless by design, with over seven film credits to his name and a clear talent across multiple single releases – Lancen’s streaming figures and audience attention continue to grow. Universally accessible thanks to a well-travelled background and an extensive understanding of multiple global cultures, Lancen Gm connects with music as if part of his soul; a beloved friend with whom the bond is unbreakable. Harmonic, melodic, hypnotic and powerful – the blissful escape of dance excels itself across a plethora of originals. Unconfined by genre, uniting story and rhythm with defiant skill and emotion, Lancen’s music transcends the walls of the industry; hitting with impact by keeping things fresh and inspiring every step of the way.