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The Jury of the Sixth Edition of the Andaras Traveling Film Festival

Classical Jury

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Luna Gualano

Luna Gualano is an Italian director, editor and producer who has been active for over twelve years, specializing in films, video clips and commercials. In 2018, her feature film Go Home - A casa loro, a horror film focused on social issues, won the Panorama Italia award at Alice nella Città during the Rome Film Festival. The film also received numerous awards at national and international festivals, including the Mario Bava Award at Fantafestival in 2018 and the Best Screenplay Award at Horrorant International Athens Film Festival in 2019. His first film, Psychomentary (2013), won the Anna Mondelli, Best First Feature and Best Special Effects awards at the ThOrror Film Festival. She has directed numerous music videos, short films, commercials and clips, collaborating with artists such as Caparezza, Alex Britti, Piotta, Negrita and many others.

In 2021, she directed Credimi!, produced by Dream Film, and started a collaboration with the production company Mompracem. In 2023, she released her film La Guerra del Tiburtino III, distributed by Fandango and produced by Mompracem and Rai Cinema. It was presented at the Rome Film Festival and selected at the International Film Festival Rotterdam. In the same year, she co-wrote U.S Palmese with Emiliano Rubbi and the Manetti Bros and won the Heroes Action Award at the Heroes International Film Festival. Luna Gualano is currently teaching filmmaking at the Roma Film Academy in Cinecittà.


Rancore, Tarek Iurcich’s pseudonym, was born in Rome in 1989 and started his musical journey at 14 years old. In 2006, driven by his participation in freestyle competitions, he released his debut album “Segui me”. He collaborated for a long time with Dj Myke publishing “Acustico” (2010), “Elettrico” (2011), “Silenzio” (2012), and then the EP “S.U.N.S.H.I.N.E.” (2015). In 2016 his career entered a new phase through frequent participations in other people’s albums and songs. Then, in 2018, he released his second solo album “Musica per bambini”.

His music, which he himself defines as “hermetic rap”, and the depth of his lyrics have attracted widespread acclaim from many critics, who have proclaimed him one of the best rappers in the Italian hip hop scene. He participated in the Sanremo Festival in 2019 and 2020, and in 2022 he released his third solo album, “Xenoverso”, characterised by science fiction tones.

Maurizio Temporin

Maurizio Temporin (1988) is an Italian director, writer and artist. He deals mainly with fantastic realism and science fiction. He has published Il tango delle cattedrali with Rizzoli, the children’s trilogy IRIS with Giunti, translated in several countries, Arcana – Il castello dei destini sbagliati and IF – La Fondazione Immaginaria with Mondadori. IF also inspired a graphic novel published by Panini Comics.

He is the founder and artistic director of SPAZIO TEMPO studio, a hub in the centre of Milan and Rome, where creatives and specialists belonging to different fields (cinema, publishing, art, advertising, communication) can work together. He collaborates lastingly with Lucido Sottile, Luigi Serafini and Max Papeschi.

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Monica Nappo

Monica Nappo was born in Naples on February 20th, 1971. When she was 18 years old, she opened a theatre in Naples with young colleagues, and at 21 years old she won a competition for comedians, La Zanzara d’Oro. She started working in theatre at a young age: first with Mario Martone, then with Cesare Lievi and then constantly in Toni Servillo’s company, for more than 10 years. She was the first actress in Italy to act in “4:48 Psychosis” by Sarah Kane.

Alongside her activity as an actress, she has also worked as a theatre director. She was the first in Italy to stage the works of Tony Kushner and her husband, Dennis Kelly.

In cinema she has worked with directors such as Antonio Capuano, Silvio Soldini and Paolo Sorrentino; she was the co-star in Matteo Garrone’s third film. She played the role of Sofia Pisanello, the wife of the character played by Roberto Benigni, in Woody Allen’s film To Rome with Love.

In 2022, she was in Venice with the film Amanda, directed by Carolina Cavalli, and brought to theatres The Experiment, which she wrote and starred in.

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Carolina Crescentini

Carolina Crescentini graduated from Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia. She made her film debut in 2006 with Fausto Brizzi’s Notte prima degli esami – Oggi and became known to television audiences through the sitcom Boris, directed by Luca Vendruscolo. In 2007, she filmed I demoni di San Pietroburgo by Giuliano Montaldo and Cemento Armato. In 2008, she starred in Due Partite and Generazione 1000 euro. In 2009, she starred in several films including Henry, Oggi sposi, 20 sigarette and Mine Vaganti by Ferzan Ozpetek. In 2010, she starred in Ti amo troppo per dirtelo, Boris – Il film and Un Cane per Due. In 2011, she won the Silver Ribbon as best supporting actress for Boris - The Film and 20 Cigarettes. In 2012, she starred in Niente può fermarci and Una Famiglia Perfetta, while in 2014 she took part in Max & Helene, Due di noi, Fratelli unici, Maraviglioso Boccaccio, Tempo instabile con probabili schiarite and L’accabadora.

In 2015, she appeared in Pecore in erba and Zoolander 2. In 2016, she starred in the TV series I Bastardi di Pizzofalcone. She starred in the international film Il sogno del califfo in 2017, and in A casa tutti bene and Sconnessi in 2018. In 2019, she took part in the TV movie Non ho niente da perdere and in the second season I Bastardi di Pizzofalcone, In 2020, she starred in the horror film Letto N. 6 and in the TV series Mare Fuori. Her 2002 was pretty full: the Netflix series Tutto chiede salvezza, and the big comeback in the fourth season of Boris. In 2023, she starred in Paolo Costella’s film Per tutta la vita, in Massimiliano Bruno’s Finché c’è crimine, c’è speranza, in the third season of Mare Fuori, and Mai dire Kung Fu, directed by YouNuts! for Prime Video. Then, she took part in the short film Unfitting, conceived by magazine director Grazia Silvia Grilli and directed by Giovanna Mezzogiorno. The film is about the psychological violence and body shaming that actresses have to deal with. She is currently on the set of the new Netflix series Mrs. Playmen, directed by Riccardo Donna, as the main character Adelina Tattilo.

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Ado Hasanovic

Ado Hasanović is a Bosnian director based in Rome. He worked as Artistic Director of the Srebrena Traka Short Film Festival from 2008 to 2011). He studied at Berlinale Talents Sarajevo in 2008, and then in 2010 he graduated from the Norwegian Nansen Academy, focusing on interethnic dialogue. He graduated from the Sarajevo Film Academy as a director in 2013 and in 2016 he also graduated from Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia in Rome, specializing as a director.

Since 2015, Ado has been the Artistic Director of the Mediterranean Film Festival “Passaggi d’Autore” in Sant’Antioco, Sardinia. His short films, including The Angel of Srebrenica (2010), Blue Viking in Sarajevo (2012), Mama (2013), Breath of Life Srebrenica (2015), Pink Elephant (2017), Nomophobia (2019), Let There Be Color (2020), and Searching for Justice (2023), received selections at festivals around the world and won numerous international awards. His debut documentary, My Father’s Diaries, produced by Palomar (Italy) and Mediawan (France), had its world premiere at Vision du Réel.

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Flavio Natalia

Flavio Natalia is from Rome, and he’s been the director of Ciak and its website since July 2019. He worked as an Ansa correspondent (culture, entertainment) and as an author in Rai programs (specials on journalism, live programmes, entertainment and cultural in-depth shows). He worked as the communication manager at Mediaset and was responsible for the international communication within the Cinema Forever project, whose aim was to restore the great films of the past. He was the director of Sky product communications for 12 years, as well as the editor in charge of the monthly magazine Sky Life and founder of the digital newspaper Sky Evening News.

From 2016 to 2019 he was deputy director of culture and entertainment at Sky Tg24, and editor of the weekly Showbiz and Cinema and Culture specials. He’s been working as an author of current cinema specials for Sky Tg24 and Sky Uno since 2012. He’s been holding university courses and lectures at public and private universities since 2001. He’s received many awards, including three Ischia awards (Communicator of the Year in 2013, For editorial innovation for the digital newspaper Sky Evening News in 2017, and For Ciak’s initiatives during the pandemic in 2022) and the Smau 2016 for editorial innovation.

Francesca Maria Scanu
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Selene Caramazza

She is from Agrigento (Sicily), and she moved to Rome after graduating from high school. She studied acting at Teatro Azione and graduated in law. She started her artistic career working on the TV series Squadra antimafia and Il Cacciatore. She made her film debut in Cuori Puri by Roberto De Paolis, which was presented at Cannes 2017, and won both the De Sica prize and the prize at Seville European Film Festival. Then, she starred in Prima che la notte by Daniele Vicari, in the TV series L’ispettore Montalbano, in Bar Giuseppe by Giulio Base, and in Paradise by Davide Del Degan.

She returned to TV with Inchiostro contro Piombo and Christian, presented at the 2021 Cannes series. In 2022, she played the lead in the film Spaccaossa by Vincenzo Pirrotta, presented at the Venice Film Festival, and in the Amazon series The Bad Guy, receiving a nomination for Nastri d’argento and winning the Nobis Foundation award at the 2023 Nastri d’argento.

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Francesca Scanu was born in Cagliari in 1986 and studied screenwriting at the RAI Script training and improvement course. In 2013, she won the international Mattador award for best screenplay. She wrote many short films, including Per Anna by Andrea Zuliani, nominated for the David di Donatello in 2016, and feature films, including La santa piccola by Silvia Brunelli, presented at the 2021 Venice Film Festival, and Le ragazze non piangono by Andrea Zuliani, competing at Alice nella città 2022. She is also a producer, assistant director and teacher.

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