Leonardo Fuina | President
Young and brilliant Lucanian entrepreneur engaged in the tourism sector and territorial promotion, specialized in Facilitated finance and Real Estate. Managing one of the most famous and award-winning beaches in Italy frequented for many years by a wealthy international jet set. He has always been attentive to support the cultural projects of his territory, especially for those ones related to the world of cinema, towards which he nurtures a great passion.
Antonio Andrisani | Artistic director
Actor, director and screenwriter from Matera. In recent years, he directed and wrote movies for which he has achieved significant national and international awards.
He was a creator and artistic director of numerous cultural initiatives and reviews related to the world of cinema, including: “The night of the shorts living”; “Action” for CGIL; “Matera is on the table” for the Municipality of Matera; “Metropolis” in collaboration with the Faculty of Law of the University of Bari.
Antonella Mazzei | Vice president
Theatre actress from Matera. After a long experience gained with the renowned group of the “Teatro dei Sassi”, led by the director Massimo Lanzetta, in recent years she has become an entrepreneur in the hospitality sector. This new activity encourages her with even greater commitment to dedicate herself, with renewed passion, to the conception and implementation of numerous cultural promotion projects in the city.
Sergio Palomba | Press officer
Professional journalist and a great lover of music and cinema. Over ten years he was an editor-in-chief and the presenter in the editorial office of Trm Network, in Matera. He collaborates with the company ‘’Rvm’’ as the author on two documentaries: “Matera the most beautiful film” and “Carnivals of Basilicata ”. Furthermore, as a part of ‘ Sky Arte ‘ he takes care of the interviews for documentaries in Matera, the European capital of culture. He is currently a freelance journalist and is working as an author of the web and TV formats.
Damiano Laterza | Journalist – Screenwriter
Journalist (Il Sole 24 ORE), Essayist (Winner of the UNESCO Euromed Award), Novelist (“Among the world’s leading interpreters of the genre’ Gonzo ‘ ” according to the Polish Ministry of Culture), Historian and Art Critic, Curator, Poet and Screenwriter (Winner of the Silver Ribbon), Expert in Jewish Archeology as well as Author of the Contemporary Culture section of the Encyclopedia Treccani, he has been dealing with Cultural Production in all its forms for about twenty years.
Vito Cea | Broadcasting
Movie director and producer from Matera. Founder of RVM broadcast, one of the first audiovisual production companies in the region of Basilicata. Within his company, he produced and created many institutional video works and projects. For several decades, he has been collaborating with the Apulian television channel Tele Norba, from which one he received so much success. In recent years he has directed, alone and co-directed, short and feature films with which he has received prestigious awards. In the past years he has directed, alone and co-directed, short and feature movies for which he received prestigious awards.
Mario Raele | Video editing
Historical figure and prestigious documentary movie maker from Matera. He is a founding partner of Vito Cea of the audiovisual production house RVM Broadcast, a long-lived production company. Consequently, in recent decades, within the company he has made a large number of television services and promotional documentaries of the city of Sassi and throughout the Lucanian territory, always contributing to strengthen its image. He actively collaborates with numerous national television networks providing high professional quality content.
Ugo Lo Pinto | Photographer and Director of Photography
He began his adventure in the world of photography as a teenager, following the footsteps of his father. After studying Mechanical Engineering (Federico II – Naples), he attended professional courses in Advertising and Fashion Photography at the John Kaverdash school in Milan. As a director of photography, he has produced numerous documentaries including: “Monk with a camera” by Guido Santi and Tina Mascara (Asphalt Stars Productions – Los Angeles) selected for the 2015 Oscars, Barbiana ’65 the lesson of Don Milani by A . D’Alessandro (presented at the 2017 Venice exhibition and finalist at the Silver Ribbons); and “The Family Whistle” documentary based on the life story of the Coppola family.
Additionally, there are also numerous feature movies. Such as : “Krokodyle” by S. Bessoni awarded as the best movie for the Puerto Rico Horror film festival and SILVER MÉLIÈS mention at SITGES in Barcelona.
“Per Sofia” by I. Paganelli was selected for numerous festivals including: Miami, Shanghai, and Phuket. Also, for the new Pandora movie “Crew 2 Crew” which is being distributed the entire world, such as, Germany and France.
Gaetano Russo | Set Designer Artist – Director of Photography
Born in Bernalda, graduated in Sculpture at the Academy of Fine Arts in Bologna with Maestro Quinto Ghermandi. He lives and works between Bernalda and Rome, where he teaches at the Academy of Fine Arts.
Paolo e Giuseppe Fedele
Namias was born about 5 years ago. We deal with audiovisual and IT productions, with a specific focus on 360-degree projects such as virtual tour and Gigapixel photography (very high definition photography).
Namias computer photography, a company created by two brothers Paolo Giuseppe Fedele di Tricarico. They work in the creation of multimedia virtual tours, gig pixel photographs and audiovisual products. In 2019 they talked about the processes of citizen participation in the projects in Matera for the year of 2019. Among the latest productions we are pointing the documentary “our mother” by Lorenzo Scaraggi and “popular song of Tricarico”. Always in support of the diocese of Tricarico, in times of lockdown they created the multimedia platform “virtual mudit” to access the tangible and intangible heritage of the diocesan museum of Tricarico.
Dino Centonze | Organization
Cultural operator and journalist from Miglionico (MT). He graduated in Arts, Music and Entertainment at the University of Bologna with a thesis in History of Cinema. He contributed to the birth of one of the first Italian Film Commissions, based within the ‘Cinecittà’ studios, holding the role of Location Manager and the Head of Relations with Productions. For many years he has been working as a Location manager and Line Producer of Italian and international audiovisual projects.