Artistic Director

Born in Pescara (Abruzzo, Italy) in 1994. He is the founder of the production company Il Varco, with which he has produced 11 shorts and 2 feature films. He’s the art director of Il Varco – International Short Film Festival, choosen by Filmfreeway among the Top 100 festivals in the world, and he’s also the creator of Short Days and New Abruzzi Cinema. His productions were featured in more than 100 festivals around the world.


Festival Producer

Born in Pescara (Abruzzo, Italy) in 1994, he is a painter and film producer. He is the co-founder of Il Varco, which he administers, and the creator of Prisma Art Prize, a quarterly painting award in Rome.

Marina Rossi


Born in Piombino in the province of Livorno. She’s a graphic designer, graduated in Graphic Design & Multimedia at the LABA Academy of Fine Arts in Florence, specializing in branding & restyling. She has worked in creative studios in Florence, Rome, York and Leeds as a graphic designer, photographer and creative assistant for multimedia artists and directors, interfacing with the world of marketing, communication, art and events. He is currently in charge of the design and branding of Il Varco, a film production company in Rome.

Marianna Manili

Social Media Manager

She was born in Rome in 1995, in 2017 she graduated in Visual Communication at the IED starting to work in the field of digital communication. She curates the social media of Il Varco film production company.