JUDGING TEAM 2019

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AISHA CERAMI - WRITER

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.

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PAOLO BUZZETTI - EDITOR

Paolo Buzzetti was born in Bergamo, Italy. He’s an editor and an assistant editor. As an editor he worked on documentaries, many short films and two feature films. He also has a brilliant filmography as a first assistant editor and VFX editor: “Maleficent: Mistress of Evil”  (by Joachim Rønning with Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning, Michelle  Pfeiffer), “All the Money in the World” (by Ridley Scott, with Michelle  Williams, Christopher Plummer, Mark Wahlberg), “Alien: Covenant” (by Ridley Scott, with Michael Fassbender), “Third Person” (by Paul Haggis, with Liam Neeson, Adrien Brody, Maria Bello, Kim Basinger). And as an assistant editor and stereo editor: “The Martian” (by Ridley Scott, with Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain), “Exodus: Gods and Kings” (by Ridley Scott, Christian Bale, Joel Edgerton, John Turturro).

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ANDREA LODOVICHETTI - DIRECTOR/SCREENWRITER

Andrea Lodovichetti was born in ltaly in 1976 and currently lives between Europe and the US. Graduate in Film Directing at the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia (National School of Film in ltaly), he worked as 2AD for the Academy Award winner director Paolo Sorrentino. Director, producer and screenwriter, he won a consistent number of international Awards including the ltalian Golden Globe and the Spike Lee's Babelgum "Looking far a Genius Award" in Cannes.

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CRISTINA SERAFINI - ACTRESS

Cristina Serafini was born in Turin, Italy. She won her critical and commercial recognition, as well as the Best Actress in a Leading Role Award at 2009 Chieti Film Festival. In 2011 Serafini was selected for four lead roles. She played the role of Alessandro Gassman's fiancée in Natale per due and received the Best Rising Italian Actress Award at Premio Internazionale Euro-Mediterraneo, Rome, Italy. She has appeared in 29 films and television series since the early 2000s. Her filmography is really prestigious: “Il Divo” (by Oscar-winning director Paolo Sorrentino), “Acts of Vengeance” (by Isaac Florentine, with Antonio Banderas and Paz vega), “The Poison Rose” (by George Gallo, with John Travolta and  Morgan Freeman). 

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MASSIMILIANO MAUCERI - DIRECTOR/SCREENWRITER

Massimiliano Mauceri is a film director and screenwriter, born in Florence, Italy. He has been Jury member of Roma Fiction Fest in Rome, of London Indie International Film Festival, of World Music & Independent Film Festival (Washington D.C), of New York International Screenplay Awards.

He realized, as director and screenwriter, nine short films and one commercial video and he wrote four feature-length screenplays. He won 134 awards (42 first places) around the world: 79 awards (26 first places) with his short films and 55 awards (16 first places) with his feature-length screenplays.