Festival de CANNES – Conference Presentation VIII Edition ITALIAN MOVIE AWARD 2016


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We are pleased to invite you to the Press Conference presenting


ITALIAN MOVIE AWARD © - International Film Festival

8th EDITION –2016

Tuesday May, the  17th 2016, h 12.30 -  Italian Pavilion

Hotel Barrière Le Majestic  – Salon Marta – 10 Boulevard de la Croisette – CANNES (France)


Italian Movie Award will be officially presented to the National and International Press by the Croisette, at the glamourous Hotel Barriére Le Majestic’s Italian Pavilion, over the course of the  69th Cannes Film Festival.

The theme of 2016 edition is “THE RESEARCH”.

Many important news will be announced about the Short Social World Competition category, the official dates of the 2016 Festival, the next edition of the Italian Movie Masterclass, the films to be shown on screen and all the Guests.

The Press Conference will be attended by the film director Carlo FUMO, as Italian Movie Award’s President and Art Director, and Striscia La Notizia’s correspondent, Luca ABETE, as the show’s presenter. Before the screening of ITALIAN MOVIE AWARD © 2016’s official promo, the award-winning chef Paolo GRAMAGLIA, will speak about the gastronomic research, inspired by the ancient Pompeii.

Doc. Prof. Antonio GIORDANO, a worldwide renowned researcher and scientist and the President of 2016 Italian Movie Award’s International Jury, will speak live from the Sbarro Institute of Temple University, in Philadelphia.

Then, Italian Movie Award’s main sponsors will speak: Valeria Lubrano LAVADERA, head of marketing of Pompeii shopping mall La Cartiera; the software engineer Carmelo R. CARTIERE, Ceo and Technology Director of the Research Startup Nextsense Srls, holder of Biovitae®’s patent.

As a tribute for  the70th  anniversary of  the Italian Union of Film Journalists (SNGCI) and of Nastri d’Argento (Silver Ribbons), the Festival will give a special recognition to Laura DELLI COLLI, journalist and President of the Union.


At the end, a cocktail party inspired by the ancient  Pompeii will be held.

R.S.V.P. – May 16, 2016

Hotel Majestic entrance with printed invitation, for badge holders: Pess/Festival /Market, 69 Cannes Film Festival

e-mail: pressoffice@italianmovieaward.it   Phone +39.349.3150394  or +39.393.9297280 - Info www.italianmovieaward.it

ITALIAN MOVIE AWARD 2016 Official Promo from ITALIAN MOVIE AWARD © on Vimeo.



The 69th Cannes Film Festival Italian Pavilion was designed by the artist collective NONEcoordinated by Luce-Cinecittà, in collaboration with Anica and with the support of the Direzione Generale Cinema, Ministero dello Sviluppo Economico and ICE.

The whole Pavilion architecture is a celebration of the Italian motion picture Universe: it pays tribute to it through the most famous and elegant icons and scenes in the filmmaking firmament. This concept gives the Pavilion its name: “Universo Elegante”.

The Universe laws reflect the Italian filmmaking ones, through more than 7500 white fabric ribbons that hang from the ceiling creating a constantly moving image and light flow. The whole project –from its architecture to the embedded communication- is inspired by the “String Theory”, according to which the Universe is not made up of atoms only, but of ribbon-like energy strings as well. Such harmonic and elegant vision of nature is metaphorically compared to the Filmmaking Universe, whose strings are nothing else but the celluloid films.

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