MILA, the animation short directed by Cinzia Angelini and presented during the first edition of ITTV Festival with the trailer, has
In a time in which everybody is looking for something new and fresh: new stories, formats, talents, Italy is a fertile ground.
Italian television series, especially contents produced for TV and web, represent a growing share of the international audiovisual market.
Gomorra, The Young Pope, My Brilliant Friend, Romanzo Criminale, The Medici, Suburra, have intrigued the American and international public at large.
All the digital networks have broadened to include an international audience, generating a continuously growing demand for multi-lingual products that go beyond «English-only».
Streaming and other new, expanding platforms increasingly look for high-quality content.
October 30 – November 2, Los Angeles
(by invitation only)
(by invitation only)
on the occasion of 10 years since the death of his father, Carlo Rambaldi, and 40 years since the birth of E.T.
Panel “Professione Showrunner” with Maria Pia Ammirati, Head Rai Drama | Antonella Barbieri, General Manager APA | Marco Chimenz, AD Cattleya | Jacopo Chessa, Director of Veneto Film Commission | Stefania Ippoliti, Director of Toscana Film Commission | Sonia Rovai, Senior Director Scripted Productions Sky Studios | Roberto Stabile, Head of International Relations ANICA I Gaia Tridente, Director MIA - Market
Moderator: Valentina Martelli, CEO ITTV
Joe Buscaino – Councilman and Los Angeles mayoral candidate
Silvia Chiave – Consul General of Italy in Los Angeles
Dedicated to family-oriented animated short, movies and television series (this event is free and open to the public).
- ‘Mila’ a CG Animated Short Film about a little girl who survived bombings during WWII in Trento, Italy during 1943, by Cinzia Angelini
- ‘Puffins‘ 3 episodes, featuring the voice of Johnny Depp and ‘Arctic Friends‘ 2 episodes by ILBE group film production
- ‘Pinocchio and Friends’ International and US Premiere of ‘by Rainbow Group and Rai Ragazzi
One of Hollywood’s most celebrated buildings, it occupies the original CBS Studios, the world’s first structure built intentionally for broadcast where artists like Orson Wells and The Beach Boys built their legacy. Panels, private screenings, networking and parties will be host here.
Nestled right in the epicenter of the last remaining ethnic enclave of Italian Americans in Los Angeles, San Pedro has over a century of Italian history embedded into its roots. Audience’ screenings and public screenings will be hosted in the new “Italian” square in San Pedro.
Business man / TV host
California State Assemblyman (ret.)
Senior Executive Producer and Author
Director of Original Productions SKY
Film and Tv Marketing and Communication and Women in Film Italia’s Board Member
Journalist, film historian and screenwriter
Founder Little Studio Films- Producer, Distribution, Consultant
Senior Vice President CBS Studio International
Executive producer magazine “Extra!”
President & CEO Armando Testa Group
The idea of a festival came about to facilitate the conversation between those who, in Italy, think, write and produce audiovisual content, with those who, internationally, distribute, are in search of ideas, and/or seek alliances for co-productions.
The festival also offers a social setting for showcasing the latest trends in smartphone and VR headset content implementation.
It will promote also a deep collaboration between international productions, host cities, the tourism industry, and Italian companies who want to successfully affirm their brands, worldwide.
The first Italian TV Festival in L.A.
The festival is the brainchild of
A start-up founded by
three industry professionals:
The Armando Testa Group company that promotes operations related to the world of entertainment in Hollywood, as well as advertising campaign of Italian products on the American market.