GUESTS AND JURIES

Check out the outstanding protagonists of the 2021 edition of Riviera International Film Festival.

FILM JURY

President

Kenneth Lonergan

SCREENWRITER

Oscar winner for Best Original Screenplay in 2017 with “Manchester by the sea,” which also earned him a nomination for Best Director.

Ada Bonvini

PRODUCER

CEO and executive producer of The Family/Maremosso, which recently produced the TV series “Made in Italy” for the Italian channel Canale 5.

Paola Casella

JOURNALIST

Film critic for Mymovies.it and contributor to the magazine “IO Donna”, “La Lettura – Corriere della Sera”, “8 ½” and “CineCritica”.

Greta Ferro

ACTRESS

After her first appearances as a model, she made her onscreen debut in 2018 and stood out in the successful TV series “Made in Italy”.

Eric Kopeloff

PRODUCER

From independent to high-budget projects, he has produced many Oliver Stone movies and had Halle Barry win an Oscar with “Monster’s Ball”.

DOCUMENTARY JURY

President

Andrea Crosta

ACTIVIST

Founder of “Earth League International”, a non-profit organization specializing in undercover investigations to fight environmental crimes.

Davide Demichelis

JOURNALIST

Documentary filmmaker and traveler, he has worked for web, press, radio, publishing and TV companies. He created and leads the TV-show “Radici”, on RAI 3.

Maren Olson

AGENT

Film agent specialized in Media Finance for CAA, the most important agency in Hollywood.

GUESTS

Carlo G. Gabardini

Actor and Author

Cameracafé’s author, he starred in A. de Robilant’s Man of Charity and in other cinema films. He is one of the authors of “Sanpa”.

Ginaluca Neri

Author

Gianluca Neri is an Italian film producer, television author, radio host and blogger. He is one of the authors of “Sanpa”.

Aubrey Plaza

ACTRESS

She is an American actress, comedian, stand-up comedian and producer: very popular on social media, she boasts more than three million followers.

Carlo Carlei

DIRECTOR

He has directed successful films and TV series, including “Enzo Ferrari”, “I Bastardi di Pizzofalcone” and recently “La Fuggitiva”.

Mokadelic

MUSICIANS

Band specialized in writing music for films and TV series, including “Gomorrah”, “ACAB-All Cops Are Bastards” and “Romulus”.

Barbara Tarricone Hamilton

Author and Host

Author and presenter of SKY Cinema, professor of Unibo and IULM, she worked in Los Angeles as a correspondent and producer.

Fiorenza Pieri

Actress and Director

He has acted in numerous national theater productions and in various television series. In 2018 he made his debut in theater direction. He teaches at the Teatro della Tosse in Genoa.