Artistic Director: Gianni Nanfa
Gianni Nanfa, stage name of Giovanni Battista Nanfa, is an actor, a comedian and an Italian teacher.
Professor of Latin and greek, in 1974 he began his career as a professional actor in Palermo with Gigi Burruano with "I Travaglini," one of the first companies cabaret in southern Italy. In 1975 he became actor-manager of the company, and in 1978 he began performing as a solo artist, after the dissolution of "The Travaglini"company. In 1980 he founded his own company, which performs regularly in the theater of Palermo "The Convent".
In 1980 creates a radio show for Radio Rai Sunday: "Radio Marconi Italy." Between 1993 and 1995 he created various programs for local television stations. He is president of Assoteatri Palermo In 2001 he participates in the film “Nati stanchi” (transl. Born tired), playing the role of Lawyer Pisauro. He is one of the comedians of the program “Insieme” (Transl. Together), transmitted by Antenna Sicilia.

President: Fernando Barbieri
Born in San Cataldo (CL), he enrolled at the Faculty of Architecture in Palermo and won a scholarship "Erasmus" for a period of 6 months in Grenoble, France, where he also attended courses of photographers at the Ecole d'Architecture. He had got a degree in Architecture and immediately after he stearted teaching at the graduate school; the following year, he took the specialization for teaching to kids diversabili. In addition to the architectural profession he works as a teacher in various schools of Caltanissetta.
For six years he teaches at the ITI Mottura where he made short films with the boys diversabili getting awards and prizes in various cities of Italy (Sanremo, Gorgonzola, Castellammare di Stabia, Rome, Enna).
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Public Relations and Press: Laura Abbaleo
Born in San Cataldo (CL), she carries out studies at the Liceo Classico Ruggero Settimo of CL. In 1994 she won the 'Premio Aeschylus "promoted by the cultural association Kiwanis Club of Gela. Passionate about theater and film she is dedicated to the study of the texts of the author and writing stories and scripts for the representation. She graduated in classical literature at the University of Palermo. Among the tests she supports linguistics and italian linguistic within which she deepens the study of phonetics, diction and language disorders through a specialized Master Specialization of 1500 hours. She started teaching Latin and Greek through graduate school and later earned the title for teaching kids diversabili. In 2004 she participated in a creative writing course with the writer Beatrice Monroy from Palermo. In the years 2005 to 2010 she devoted herself to the creation of stories and scripts for short films.

Responsible Screenings: Angelo Gueli
He was born in Caltanissetta, with a 'fixed idea "having always to follow my passion" that led him to study first the electronics, then the photographers, art video and videography techniques, the light "indispensable element of the photographers "following various courses at experts from various fields and achieved a Master as a videographer. The passion for cinema later motivates him to deepen the technical language cinemas co. The meeting with prof. Barbieri allows him to engage in the production of several short films in five years, on behalf of the 'Institute ITI Mottura with the participation of disabled children as actors, this is  for him  a reason of pride in seeing them receive awards from various competitions in which the courts still today participate.

Contact for Central Europe: Michele Sità
Born in Genoa in 1977, he graduated in philosophy in 2001 at University of Messina. During the following years of college he attended courses in film, directing and acting, which was introduced to this passion by participation, in 1989, at the Giffoni Film Festival as a young juror. After much research and scholarship he began to teach in 2003 at the Department of Italian Pázmány Péter Catholic University of Piliscsaba (Hungary). Among the various courses he took, even today, one in the history of Italian cinema. Organized in 2003, at the Italian Institute of Culture in Budapest, a very successful international conference on the occasion of the tenth anniversary of the death of Federico Fellini (Fellini's genius: Federico Fellini between dream and reality) that will take care of the publication of the proceedings. Since 2004 he is called to introduce to the public the Italian Cultural Institute in Budapest films a cinevideoclub, permanent seminar of Italian cinema. He then becomes a consultant for the film of the Italian Institute of Culture in Budapest, dealing with the organization of various events. Since its first edition he took part in the organization and presentation of the film MittelCinemaFest - European Centre for Italian Film Festival, an event that annually receives a huge success, counting among the guests of the past editions Mario Monicelli, Pupi Avati, Ferzan Ozpetek, Luigi Lo Cascio, Franco Nero, Ficarra and Picone, Carlo Verdone, Donatella Finocchiaro and others. He has also collaborated with other festivals, and organizing various Hungarian investments in various events. Deals with cinema in the cultural Vivibudapest and is part of the theater company Budalol, with whom he is preparing a show. In recent years he has published numerous articles and has lectured in philosophy, literature and cinema at several universities (Genoa, Rome, Messina, Trieste, Budapest, Debrecen, Pécs, Szombathely, Brno, Bucharest, Vienna, Warsaw). In 2007 he founded the Szitafilm, of which he is president, dealing further exchanges between Italian cinema and Hungarian, and on their dissemination in their respective countries. Since 2009 he entered the Order of Hungarian journalists and the following year he obtained the international press card. In 2010, ends his Ph.D. in philosophy at the State University of ELTE Budapest, achieving summa cum laude. In 2011 he became an associate professor at the Pázmány Péter Catholic University. In 2012, as a delegate of the Giffoni Film Festival he goes to Brazil to Sao Paolo to spread abroad short films; in the same year he was commissioned by the Kalat Nissa Film Festival in Central Europe as contact person responsible for the promotion of film culture in the world.
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Contact for Oceania : Marta Balzarro
Interested about cinema and radio.
Capable of establishing good international and multicultural relations. Leader in team-working. She organizes her work autonomously and is able to define priorities and to assume responsibilities, even under considerable stress. Varied experience acquired.
Degree in Architecture and Construction Engineering (July 2011) at Polytechnic of Turin – Architecture Faculty 2. Equivalent: Bachelor/Degree. Thesis title: The colour in Hospital for children.
Mother tongue: Italian. Other languages: Certificate in English - UWA (University of Western Australia) French
Computer skills: Office applications package; Autocad; SketchUp and V-ray for SketchUp;Photoshop CS3-CS5.
From July 2011 to July 2012: Member of working group Policroma at Politecnico di Torino for the project "Rifiorisce la vita" (Life flourish again) of a Oncological Day Hospital in Torino.
May 2012: Teaching at University of Turin, Faculty of Medicine and Surgery: "Colour in hospital for the patient wellness".
April 2009 to January 2010: Member of the organizing committee IIHF World Women Championship 2009: Chief (Coordinator) Athletes’ Service, Responsible for the transportation of athletes and VIPs. Responsibility of the ice rink and security of the royal garden in Turin, with Vivi il Ghiaccio FISG society.
January 2006 to November 2007:Assistant Chief (Coordinator) Athletes’ Service Volunteer Group - XX Winter Olympic Games,Turin 2006 and IX Paralympic Games, Turin 2006; Chief (Coordinator) Athletes’ Service Volunteer Group, Universiadi Torino 2007;Chief (Coordinator) Athletes’ Service Volunteer Group, Sledge Hockey European Championship 2007.
November 2005:Volunteer in Athletes’ Services for the Ice Hockey teams during Pre Olympic Test Event.
International Male and Female Ice Hockey and Ice Sledge Hockey Tournament (sledge hockey for disabled athletes).
Other work experience: June 2010 until today employed in: Dome coffee; and in the Restaurant Giorgio & Ugo Beautiful Lasagna: Management
In 2012 she is appointed by the Kalat Nissa Film Festival as Oceania’s reference - responsible for the promotion of film culture in the world.
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Logistics: Rosaria Santagati
She was born in Caltanissetta. Performs studies in Caltanissetta, where as a child she participated in various cultural and social activities. Dealing with voluntary and promotion of culture, through the exploitation of popular traditions nissene. She has been often curator of embroidery and social events for the financing activities benefit the license. She is tertiary secular of Franciscan order. Her biggest passion is the cinema of author, in fact, she contains a historical memory of those who were the most significant events of the Italian cinema connected to the historical and social contexts of our country. Another of her interests is the creation of delicious culinary delights.

Logistics: Ivana Abbaleo
She graduated as an actress at the School of Dramatic Art "Teates"in Palermo, directed by playwright Michele Perriera in November 2004. She learned the technique of scene and refines the study of scenic respectively with Maria and Esther Cucinotti, Giuditta Perriera, Gigi Borruso, Consuelo Lupo, Claudio Collovà, Alessandra Luberti, Sandro Dieli and others. She works as an actress with several artists from Palermo, as a director, set designer and makeup artist. She holds theater workshops for children. She works since 2007 in cinema events, in laboratories in schools and partnerships with radio stations.

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