Paolo Del Brocco

Paolo Del Brocco is manager, journalist and adjunct professor in several universities. He is currently CEO of Rai Cinema. He’s board member of “The National Cinema Museum of Turin” and board member of Football Club “U.S. Lecce”. He’s also a member of “Giunta Anica” (national association of film industry) and a member of EFA (European Film Academy). In 2017 he was a member of the jury at the “Tiantian award – Beijing film festival” and in 2018 he was the president of the jury at Moscow International Film Festival. Paolo Del Brocco has been included in Variety500 since 2017, an index of the 500 most influential business leaders shaping the global media industry. Under his guidance, during the last 10 years, Rai Cinema has co-produced more than 650 Italian movies and more than 435 Italian documentaries, becoming the most important Italian production company and, with the 01 distribution unit, released a slew of Italian hits, becoming the top Italian distributor with 13% of market share on average. Most prestigious awards: Caesar Must Die (Golden Bear, Berlinale, 2012), Reality (Grand Prix, Cannes 2012),Sacro GRA (Golden Lion, Venice, 2013), The Wonders (Grand Prix, Cannes, 2014), The Mafia Kills Only in Summer (Best comedy EFA, 2014), The Art of Happiness (Best animation movie EFA,2014), Fire at Sea (Golden Bear, Berlinale, 2016, Best Documentary at EFA and Oscar Nomination as best documentary 2016), Dogman (Best actor, Cannes, 2018 and Best Actor at EFA), Happy as Lazzaro (Prix du scenario, Cannes, 2018), An Officer and a Spy (Grand Jury Prize, Venice, 2019) Bad Tales (Silver Bear for Best Script, Berlinale, 2020), Hidden Away (Silver Bear for Best Actor). Among other awards: 5 Coppe Volpi (Venice), 19 Donatello’s David in 2019 and 20 Donatello’s David in 2020 (Best Film, Best Director, Best Producer are included).