Check out the outstanding protagonists of all editions of Riviera International Film Festival.

Yalitza Aparicio


Nominated for the Academy award 2019 AS Best Actress FOR the film Rome by Alfonso Cuaron.

Stefano Bises


We remember among his projects the TV series Gomorra. He also wrote other series, such as: Il Capo dei Capi, Distretto di Polizia, La Squadra.

John Campisi


He works for the CAA of Hollywood, a dominant and influential company in the field of film talent agencies.

Linda Caridi


She starred in Felicia Impastato, Antonia, Mamma + Mamma and Nome di Donna directed by Marco Tullio Giordana.

Martina Colombari

Actress and model

She starred in Carabinieri, Un Medico in Famiglia, Al di là del Lago.

Marton Csoksas


He starred in films such as The Lord of the Rings, The Bourne Supremacy, The Equalizer.

J. Miles Dale


Academy Award winner for the film The Shape Of Water by Guillermo Del Toro. He produced Hollywoodland with Ben Afflek, The Thing (2011), La Madre with Jessica Chastain.

Joséphine de La Baume

Actress and model

She starred in films such as Johnny English Reborn and Listen Up Philip.

Erri de Luca


After his debut with the book Not now, not here, he published fiction works which were translated into over 30 languages.

Cote de Pablo


Protagonist of the NCIS series in the role of Agent Ziva David.

Cristiana dell’Anna


She starred in Un posto al sole and as Co-protagonist in the Gomorra series in the role of donna Patrizia.

Maurizio di Giovanni


Author of I bastardi di Pizzofalcone and books on Commissario Ricciardi.

Cristina Donadio


Co-protagonist of the Gomorra series in the role of “Scianel”.

Stella Egitto


She starred in the Italian series Distretto di Polizia and in the film In Guerra per Amore with Pif.

Claire Forlani


Protagonist of  Meet Joe Black with Brad Pitt and the CSI New York series.

David Franzoni

Screenwriter and producer

Ridley Scott’s Gladiator Academy Award. Steven Spielberg’s Amistad and Antoine Fuqua’s King Arthur (2004) screenwriter.

Marta Gastini


She starred in the film The Rite with Anthony Hopkins, for which she was awarded with a Nastro d’Argento (2011) as Best Supporting Actress. Interpreter in the recent Italian film Bentornato Presidente.

Adriano Giannini


Interpreter in Alla rivoluzione sulla due cavalli and Il colore nascosto delle cose.

Eleonora Giovanardi


She starred in Quo Vado with Checco Zalone and in Natale a Londra – Dio salvi la regina.

Remo Girone


He starred in the TV series La Piovra and in films such as L’angelo con la Pistola, Persona non Grata and the recent Ford v Ferrari.

Nicolò Govoni

Activist, writer

Founder of the Still I Rise association, he opened the Mazì school in Samos and is the author of the book Bianco come Dio.

Nils Hartmann

Senior director at Sky Italia TV

Producer of the TV series Gomorra, 1992 and Romanzo Criminale.

Paola Jacobbi


Since 2003 she has been a special correspondent and Entertainment Senior Editor of the weekly Vanity Fair. She wrote several essays on fashion and cinema and in 2013 she published the novel Tu sai chi sono io.

Giampiero Judica


He starred in Non uccidere, and Passeggeri Notturni and Boardwalk Empire. He also starred in Ridley Scott’s All the Money in the World.

Silvia Locatelli


Elle journalist.

Valentina Lodovini


She starred in Benvenuti al Sud, The Right Distance and A Liberal Passion.

Nicola Lusardi


Writer of In treatment, for cinema wrote Come il vento.

Margherita Mannino


She starred in Lovers and La mafia non è più quella di una volta.

Alessandra Mastronardi


Protagonist of the TV series I Cesaroni, of the film To Rome with Love by Woody Allen and of Life by Anton Corbijn.

Matthew Modine


Protagonist of Stanley Kubrick’s Full Metal Jacket, Birdy by Alan parker, Robert Altman’s Streamers, which earned him a Volpi Cup at the Venice Film Festival, and the Stranger Things series.

Eddy Moretti

Vice Media producer and co-founder

Co Founder of Vice Media and Emmy Award winner for his documentaries. Producer of films such as The Report with Adam Driver.

Sergio Múñiz

Actor, singer and model

He starred in La Signora delle Camelie e I Cesaroni.

Marta Perego

Journalist and writer

Presenter of Adesso Cinema she wrote the book Le Grandi Donne del Cinema.

Violante Placido

Actress and singer

Protagonist of Sergio Rubini’s Soul Mate, The American with George Clooney, Ghost Rider-Spirit of Vengeance with Nicolas Cage and 7 Minutes by Michele Placido.

Marta Pozzan

Journalist and Influencer

Professional fashion blogger started collaborating with Vanity Fair. In the United States she puts her signature on the columns of the Huffington Post and collaborates with Vogue Japan and The New York Times.

Gianni Quaranta

Production designer

Set designer for 1900 by Bernardo Bertolucci and The Legend of the Holy Drinker by Ermanno Olmi.

Nathalie Rapti Gomez


Interpreter in Ex e Ride.

Fabio Resinaro


Director of Dolceroma is also a screenwriter and producer. With Fabio Guaglione he directed the film Mine, with Arnie Hammer.

Stefano Sala


He was part of the cast of Notti sul Ghiaccio and Ballando con le stelle, presented on Raiuno by Milly Carlucci.

Dougray Scott


Tom Cruise’s antagonist in Mission Impossible 2 and protagonist of Ever After and Ripley’s Game.

Nina Senicar

Actress and model

Interpreter in Papillon with Rami Malek and Tutto Molto Bello.

Ed Solomon


His films include Barry Sonnenfeld’s Men in Black, McG’s Charlie’s Angels and Louis Leterrier’s Now You See Me.

Paolo Stella

Writer, Art Director

He starred in Un Ciclone in Famiglia and Donna Detective.

Nigel Tapper


Nobel Peace Prize Winner with Al Gore in 2007.

Gaia Trussardi


She was creative director of the Trussardi house until 2018, when she definitively dedicated herself to music.

Vincenzo Venuto

Biologist, TV presenter and author

After working for ten years as a researcher, he began his career on TV and leads programs such as Alive – Storie di sopravvissuti and Melaverde.

Peter Zeitlinger

Photography director

He has been collaborating with the German director Werner Herzog between 1995 among his works Bad Lieutenant (2009) and Queen of the Desert.