the jury for the categories in competition

Laceno d’oro 48 competition, gli occhi sulla città and spazio campania competition

laceno d’oro 48  competition – feature films

Alessandro Comodin

is an Italian filmmaker who likes to shoot his films where he grew up, in rural Friuli, among the trees. This is where he feels comfortable to work for now. He has directed three feature films and he has never been able to say whether they are fictions or documentaries.

Charlotte Serrand

(1988) holds a Master’s degree in film studies (Université Paris 3 Sorbonne Nouvelle), after studying modern and classical literature and a course in CPGE (classes préparatoires aux grandes écoles). Since 2020 she has been the artistic director of the La Roche-sur-Yon International Film Festival (France), where she has been working in the programming since 2012. From 2019 to 2021 she is a program advisor for the Directors’ Fortnight (Cannes Film Festival) and since 2018 she has been a regular artistic advisor for the Visions du Réel Film Festival (Switzerland). Since 2012, she has also regularly collaborated with filmmaker Albert Serra (“Story of my Death”, “La mort de Louis XIV”, Liberté”, “Pacifiction”) and in 2014 she directed her first feature “1048 Lunes” (FIDMarseille, Bafici, 2017).

Daniele Dottorini

is associate professor in Film Studies at the University of Calabria (Italy), Film Programmer and Film Critic. He is film programmer for the Festival dei Popoli in Florence. He is member of the editorial board of “Fata Morgana”, “Fata Morgana Web”, contributor to the Istituto dell’Enciclopedia Italiana Treccani, contributor to “Sentieri Selvaggi 21st”. Among his books: Per un cinema del reale. Forme e pratiche del documentario italiano contemporaneo (Udine 2013), monographies on the cinema of Lynch, Cameron, Renoir, Herzog. He is author of La passione del reale. Il documentario o la creazione del mondo, Milano 2018.
gli occhi sulla città – short films

Salka Tiziana

(1992) is a Spanish-German filmmaker currently based in Berlin. Her works are defined by a site-specific approach, dealing with questions of memory, habitability and ecological dependency, as perceived through the shaping of territory, architecture, climate conditions and their corresponding rhythms of life and work. After graduating from high school in Barcelona, she studied Art History and Anthropology in Berlin and Film in Hamburg and Buenos Aires. Her first fiction feature film FOR THE TIME BEING (DE/ES 2020) was selected for IFF Rotterdam’s Bright Future Competition and released on Mubi. Her recent short film ALL SOUNDS WITHIN (DE/ES, 2022) premiered at EntreVues Belfort in France, screened at numerous international film festivals and was shortlisted for the German Short Film Award. Both films were presented at Laceno D’Oro in 2020 and 2022.

Gianluca Matarrese

is an Italian director based in Paris; over the past five years he has directed eight films that have toured numerous international festivals (Mostra del

Cinema di Venezia, IDFA, Thessaloniki, CPH:DOX, Hot Docs, DMZ, Torino Film Festival, Vision du Réel, Festival dei Popoli), regularly supported by broadcasters such as France Télévisions and Arté. His main titles: “Everything Must Go”, “The Last Chapter”, “Fashion Babylon”, “A Steady Job”, “Les Beaux Parleurs”, “The Zola Experience”.

Andrea Inzerillo

is the artistic director of the Sicilia Queer filmfest. He has translated and edited the Italian edition of works by Michel Foucault, Jacques Rancière, Gilles Lipovetsky, Pierre Bayard, Madame de Staël, Douglas Sirk. A teacher of history and philosophy in high schools, he has recently been a post-doctoral research fellow in cinema at the University of Palermo. In 2023 he edited an “Atlas of Contemporary Queer Cinema. Europe 2000-2020” (published by Meltemi). He collaborates with periodicals such as Alias, Fata Morgana, Gli Asini

spazio campania competition

Adelaide De Fino

born in Lucania, graduated in the United States in 2002. In 2006 she graduated in Digital Arts for Entertainment at La Sapienza University of Rome with a dissertation about religion in various films shot in the Sassi of Matera area. In the same year she worked as an Artist Liaison for Terry Gilliam and Andy Garcia at Festival dei Due Mondi in Spoleto. In 2010 she obtained a Master’s Degree in Television, Cinema and Multimedia Production at IULM University in Milan with the dissertation “Lo schiaffo nel cinema Italiano” having as supervisor the film critic Gianni Canova, with whom she collaborated for an episode of the tv show “Il Cinemaniaco” on Sky.

As a freelance journalist, she has always written about cinema, being a columnist of “In platea” for the weekly magazine “Controsenso”. She has worked as a screenwriter for various documentaries such as “Partiti per Bergamo” by Marco Pozzi and she has written and directed creative documentaries such as “Cannibal love”, “Rimettiti il cappello” and “Tracce”.

As a freelance journalist, she has always written about cinema, being a columnist of “In platea” for the weekly magazine “Controsenso”. She has worked as a screenwriter for various documentaries such as “Partiti per Bergamo” by Marco Pozzi and she has written and directed creative documentaries such as “Cannibal love”, “Rimettiti il cappello” and “Tracce”.

After working in 2010 for Magnolia on the production of the eighth season of Camera Café, today she is an author and director. She works at Boogie Production managing the production of audiovisual products and multimedia events. She’s founding member of Air Drone s.r.l. for which she carries out development activities for both television and cinema.

In 2014 she worked as a teacher in “Tecniche per il cinema” at the Viggiano high school, and she made the short film “Linea 8” together with the students.

One of her latest works is the short film “Papaveri e Papere” (2015): a modern fairy tale whose main characters are children between 7 and 12, taking part in a singing competition, a very important event for the mothers of the city. A melancholic comedy shot in Matera, starring Dino Paradiso, Grazia Leone, Anna Rita Del Piano and little Michela Di Cuia. In competition at the Ischia Film Festival, where it premiered, the film then continued to travel, winning various international awards. In 2017 De Fino made the short film “La pace dannata”, written by Maurizio Odoardo De Fino and starring Nadia Kibout and Nicole Millo, produced together with the Milanese production company Kinedimorae, and bought by Rai Cinema in 2019. The story of two mothers Miriam and Elena; barricaded in their apartment building and united by the pain and desperation for their two sons enlisted in ISIS, they come up with a plan to bring home their sons. This work has also premiered at the Ischia film festival and received numerous awards both in Italy and abroad. “Professor C.”, a fantasy film written together with Silvia Scola and Nicola Ragone is currently in the making. Also in production is the 3D computer-graphics animated short movie “Mezzária”, an adventure fantasy about the integration between real and virtual produced by Effenove; also, the international thriller “Rea” is coming soon.

Elio Di Pace

was born in Battipaglia (Salerno) on May 8th, 1988. Graduated from the DAMS of Salerno, he has been a freelance journalist since 2010. Graduated in Film Directing at Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia in Rome, he has made short films competing at national and international festivals, including Le Visite, selected at the 74th Venice International Film Critics’ Week.

He has been working both as a backstage operator and camera operator with Nanni Moretti, Mario Martone, Marco Bellocchio, Daniele Luchetti, Edoardo De Angelis, Gianfranco Pannone. He is also the director of the television adaptation for Rai 5 of the play Museo Pasolini by Ascanio Celestini.

Some of his photo-reportages were published in the volumes Utopia S.r.l. Icone sconfitte dell’housing sociale by Cristina F. Colombo and Viviana Saitto (LetteraVentidue), Lo spazio esistenziale by Lucrezia Longobardi (iemme edizioni), and Il cimitero degli inglesi a Napoli curated by Rosa Sessa (Naus Editoria)

Domenico Saracino

is a teacher of Audiovisuals, film critic and journalist. As an expert of visual education selected by the Italian Ministry of Culture and Education, he deals with audiovisual language literacy projects in schools in Puglia. He is the editor-in-chief of the online magazine “Uzak”, directed by Luigi Abiusi, and has collaborated with “Pointblank”, “Il ragazzo selvaggio”, “L’edicola del Sud” and “Il Sannio quotidiano”. Two of his essays about tv storytelling and consumption were published in collective texts dedicated to Westworld and Netflix (Bietti Edizioni).

spazio campania competition

Pasquale Anzalone, Martina Cardinale, Fiamma Mastrapasqua, Kristian Xipolias, Giovanni Vanni, Christian Balictan, Paolo Pagnotta, Mario Oliva, Elisabetta Panico.