Giuria 2011


Premi Short e SuperShort

Alberto Signetto
Born in 1954 in Cordoba, Argentina, he deals with cinema and communication since 1970. He is one of the founders of the Artkino cooperative (quality film distribution : Wenders, Laing, Wajda, Sanders, etc.) and in charge of cinema, theater and communication section at Comunardi bookshop. He works as a film director since 1982. In 1984 he founded, with others, the movie and television production company ROSEBUD. Since 1992 he collaborates with the INDEX cooperative and since 2003 with KINOETIKA Association and his RED RHINO PRODUCTIONS. He currently lives in Turin and Buenos Aires. Among his latest works: "THAÏS ovvero della Conversione in Opera" (2009/2010 - currently in production), "Cailloux" (2009), "Liberi dentro" and "Progetto Prisma" (2008).

Alessandro Ippolito
Alessandro IppolitoBorn in Naples, he began as a literary journalist, he worked for the cultural department of RTSI, as an author, screenwriter, director and has taught animation at the RSI. As a young man, he also had experience as an actor and dubber. He is enrolled at SIAE as an author since 1983 and at the Order of Journalists as a free lance since 1975. He wrote, directed and produced the first Italian soap opera ("L’altalena") and worked with leading public and private Italian network as the author of many TV programs. Since a few years ago he has been directing an international television production company. He is also fond of the internet, he worked on the first draft of the Mediasetonline portal and he developed as a writer, director and producer the first two Italian web fiction ("Girls" and "La grande sorella").

Carolina Melis
Carolina MelisBorn in Cagliari, she studied at Central Saint Martins in London where she specialized in animated films. In 2005 she joined the Nexus studio in London as a director. In the past few years, she has created commercials for clients such as MTV, BBC, Sony, music videos for artists such as Metronomy, Coleen, Vladislav Delay, Oh No Ono, Four Tet and short films for Discovery Channel and Channel 4. She recently completed the short movie "Le fiamme di Nule", produced by ISRE. She is currently developing a feature film and a TV series for children.

Daniele Lucca
Daniele LuccaAuthor, actor, radio and TV anchorman, cultural worker, he has lived, studied and worked in Italy, USA, Spain and France. Since 1986 he has taken part as an author and / or leading actor and / or linkman: fourteen plays, twelve films including short movies and feature films, twelve documentaries, eighteen radio broadcasts, two television programmes, fifty-eight major events. he is one of the protagonists of the film debut of Roberto Sironi “Film di notte” presented in the “Cinephiles” section of Cannes Film Festival. He permanently oversees the artistic direction and organization of events for three major art cities.

Gerda Kochanska
Gerda KochanskaFree lance photographer and photosearcher, she trained in Poland at the Academy of Photography and graduated at the University of Barcelona in Spanish Language and Literature. She has exhibited in Poland, Italy, Great Britain (Host Gallery "Summer Show" in London) and Spain (Trafic '08 and '09, Sevillafoto Festival 2008, Visionaris in Mallorca, Exposición DOMESTIC Espai Cultural Caja Madrid 2010 in Barcelona). Among her recent publications, the honor of the portfolio in Ojo de pez, one of the most prestigious journals in the world of photography. In 2008 she received the Award of Excellence Photographic Story, in 2009 she was appointed Latent Talent SCAN. That same year, Honourable Mention Award in Visual Culture and first prize in the Renaissance Photography Prize. In 2010 she was a finalist of Descubrimientos PhotoEspaña.

Rafael Arocha
Rafael ArochaBorn in Las Palmas, Canary Islands, in 1978. Self-taught photographer, he lives and works in Barcelona. His work involves a personal reflection on the experiences and their memories. His works have been part of group and solo exhibitions in various festivals and meetings in Spain and in Palermo, Casablanca, the Azores. In the last few years, he combined the photographer work with the coordination of projects oriented to the creation and circulation of documentary photography. He was commissioner and coordinator of the Festival of Photography TRAFIC (Barcelona, 2008-2009). He collaborated on the organization of Barcelona Magnum Workshops 2009. In 2010 he organized the screening of the Ojo de Pez Photomeeting portfolio and founded Phacto - area of photo action in Barcelona. In recent years he has been awarded with the Fotointerpreta scholarship of the Centro de Fotografia Documental of Barcelona (2009), and he has received a special mention of ViewbookPhotostory and the 3rd prize in the Prix de Photographie in Paris.


Premio IED

Angela Cotza
Angela CotzaIED diploma in graphics, expert of visual communication, she lives and works in Cagliari. From 1984 to 1988 she worked as an organizer and a teacher at the School of Comics directed by Bepi Vigna. After several collaborations in Cagliari and Milan, she founded in 1990 the graphics and advertising company Villa delle Rose Design. Since '95 she has been Graphic Design Director at Professional Associates (later Soleja). Since 1997 she has been Production Director of Soleja and partner of Tecnonos Ltd. She oversaw the production for the realization of advertising campaigns for Luxottica, Whirlpool, Rinascente Group, and the institutional advertising for Olympics Turin 2006 Winter. In Soleja she has coordinated the paper and audiovisual production of communication projects for various clients including Whirlpool, Beretta boilers, Bartolini transport. In 1994 she coordinated the creation of the first multimedia home pages on the Internet for the first Italian ISP Video On Line. From 2009 to now she has been in charge of the Area Media Design committee at the Istituto Europeo di Design (IED) in Cagliari.


Premio DocuShort

Mariapaz Montecinos
Mariapaz MontecinosShe is an art Director with extensive experience in documentaries, editing, special effects and multimedia. She is currently Artistic Director of the Cad Productions of Barcelona, with whom she made several documetaries and awareness campaigns in Africa and Latin America for UNDP (United Nations Development Programme), Shell Foundation, IDB (Inter-American Development Bank), ACCD (Agència Catalana de Cooperació al Desenvolupament) and produces audiovisual projects with the Barcelona International Peace Resource Center.


Premi Insula(e) e Scuole

Francesco Tronci
Francesco TronciProfessor of Text Semiotics at the University of Cagliari, his primary interests are the history and semiotics of cinema.




Marco Schirru
Marco Schirru

Professor of humanistic information science, now retired. He has always dealt with the significantly formative aspects of formal languages, with particular attention to multimedia and hypertext as elaboration and communication language codes. In this scenario, where the theoretical and formal aspects of linguistic communication have always implied the presence of several codes originated by contextual and generative grammars, he gave promincence to the reflection on the languages and on their ways of being and existing not only as a mean to express identity and individuality, but especially as the ability to improve the investigation and research on the world around us. His past and current course of studies has developed combining the paradigms of aesthetics and ethics with the logical necessity to know, not only introspectively. Since 2010 he has been president of Skepto cultural association.

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