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Press release

ITFF 2015
International Tour Film Festival
Short and medium length films about Fiction, Documentaries,
Animation and tourism promotion
Experience New Horizons
From the 3rd to the 11th of July 2015 in Civitavecchia, the fourth edition
The big organisational machine has started for the fourth edition of the International Tour
Film Festival, from the 3rd to the 11th of July in Civitavecchia (Rome).
The event is organised by the Cultural Association CivitaFilmCommission, whose
President is Piero Pacchiarotti, Costanza Saccarelli as director of the Festival and Andrea
Donato as technical director. The innovation of this 2015 edition is characterised by its
internationality, thanks to the participation of Luc Toutounghi as Artistic Director
(President of Se-ma-for in Lodz, European oldest Stop Motion production studios).
The Festival has received the prestigious recognition from Mibact, Council of Ministers,
Foreign Ministry, EXPO 2015, Lazio Region, Istituto Luce, Annuario del Cinema
Italiano e Audiovisivi (Annual Report of Italian Cinema and Audiovisuals) National
Union of Film Journalists, RUFA (Rome University of Fine Arts), Municipality of
Civitavecchia, Port Authority, Amnesty International and the CA.RI.CIV Foundation.
The International Tour Film Festival 2015 is the development of the Tolfa Short Film
Fest. The municipalities of Santa Marinella, Santa Severa, Allumiere, Tolfa and two
foreign Countries, Poland and Austria, have joined this edition. The admission is totally
free to the public.
The contest will be associated with cultural events and programmes. Entries in the ITFF
must be Italian and international productions, realised in any format and produced from
2013 onward.
Subtitles in English are compulsory. In this 2015 edition the participation to the contest
will be allowed to short and medium length films lasting a maximum of 60 minutes
including credits belonging to the following categories:
- FICTION
- ANIMATION

- DOCUMENTARY
- TOURISM PROMOTIONAL MOVIES
More than 600 entries have been actually received for the ITFF and coming from 50
nations, including Italy. From the hors concours entries, these stand out:
- Film IDA, 2015 Oscar winner for Best Foreign Film. Set in Poland in the 1960s. The
film tells the story of a young orphan girl (Anna) grown up within the walls of a convent
where she was to become a nun. The director is Pawel Pawlikowski, winner of two
BAFTA Awards.
- Film MIASTO 44, absolute national premiere. The film, written and directed by Jan
Komasa, is the story of young Poles who enter adulthood during the period of cruel
realities of occupation. Miasto 44 earned 6 nominations among which Best Film: John
Komasa, Best Actress: Sophia Wichlaz, Best Director: John Komasa, Best
Photography: Marian Pokop.
- Short film LUOMO VOLANTE (The Flying Man), by Adelmo Togliani, produced by
Giallo Limone Movie in collaboration with the Accademia Togliani and with Bianca
Guaccero in the main role.
- Documentary LA REPUBBLICA DEI RAGAZZI (The Republic of Young People),
direction by Dario Albertini who decide to tell the past and present of the Repubblica
dei Ragazzi, an organisation that has hosted needy minors with no family support since
1945.
- 9x10 Istituto Luce (from 1927 it produced the news to be seen in Italian cinemas): for
the 90th anniversary. 9 directors for 10 minutes will represent the 90 years of the Istituto
Luce, with a film presented at the 71st Festival of Venice.
The panel of judges, composed of eminent professionals in the sectors of film and
television, press and show business, will vote the following awards:
- ABSOLUTE WINNERS
Best Fiction
Best Animation
Best Documentary
Best Tourism Promotional Movie
- In addition will be voted
The Audience Award
The Critics Choice Award
- In the Fiction category
Best Series/Web Series Award
Best Music Video Award
Best Trailer Award
Best Work in All other categories Award
Several personalities have already confirmed their participation throughout the days of
the Festival such as the composer Umberto Scipione, actor and director Adelmo Togliani,
artistic director for Pixar Studios Anthony Christov, director and writer Barry Purves,
Visual Effects specialist Gianluca Dentici, animation film producer Oliver Catherin, film
journalist and founder of CineMagazine Romano Milani, film journalist Elettra Ferra.

A wide space is reserved to the section Tourism Promotional Movie that in this edition
will see as protagonist an exceptional location: Arbatax Park Resort (Sardinia, Italy).
From the 7th to the 14th of June, 5 mini troupes will compete in the realisation of short
films for the territorial promotion and enhancement. All the entries will take part in the
ITFF from the 3rd to the 11th of July and the winner will be the protagonist of the ITFF
international Tour. A notice for this initiative has been announced and it can be
downloaded directly from the website: http://www.internationaltourfilmfest.it
A one-day cruise on Monday the 6th of July for a workshop about tourism on board of the
Costa Fascinosa, reserved to the professionals of the sector and specialised press.
Also Civitavecchia will present its own film that will illustrate the typical territory in
occasion of the fourth International Tour Film Festival. The participation to the workshop
day has been confirmed by foreign Countries such as Mexico, Romania, Jordan, Bolivia,
India, Iceland, Qatar, Turkey, Peru, Seychelles, Norway and many others.
An appointment during which there will be further great news!

Source: JMIAS.com - International Acting