Michele Sancisi


Michele Sancisi is a member of SNCCI (Union of Italian Film Critics). He was born in Rimini in 1963. After graduating at DAMS (Department of Art Music and Show) of Bologna University he moved to Milan. He worked in the editorial office of the first Italian Pay-Tv Tele+ (1991-2004). For many years he wrote for the newspaper Il Messeggero, then for magazines such as Jam; Donna Moderna; Annuario del cinema italiano; FilmTv, and he was editor of the magazine Bealux.
He has published books about cinema and theatre biographies: Nik Novecento (2009); Walter Chiari, a stage animal (2011) awarded Efebo Prize for the best cinema book of 2011; contribution in the book anthology Milano, città e spettacolo (2011) by Antonio Calbi; Marcello Marchesi, Il genio senza tempo (2012); Le canzoni di Totò (2013); Panta Agenda Marchesi about Marcello Marchesi (2015); Tutto su Mariangela (2018), biography of the actress Mariangela Melato and was a producer of the documentary Nanni 70 (2009, d. Simone Del Vecchio). His most important realization was Animania, a serie of 8 documentaries about the masters of the Italian animation cinema.

Juries 2018

Fiction Competition Jury

Marián Mitaš


Markéta Pášmová

Czech Republic

Gena Teodosievska



Bettina Hirsch


Viera Langerová


Student Jury

Jakub Kňažko