Jury

The Jury of the Competition that will confer the Award for Best Film and the other official awards is composed by Luca Bigazzi (President of the Jury), Lucia Mascino and Matteo Oleotto.

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The main awards of the Detour. Travel Film Festival are:
Award for Best Film in Competition. The award is given by the Jury to the best film of the International Competition.
Special Jury Award. The award is given by the Jury to the film of the International Competition that represents the best interpretation of the idea of travel.
Audience Award. The award is given by the audience who is asked to vote the films presented in the International Competition.

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Luca Bigazzi

Luca Bigazzi (President)

Born in Milan in 1958, Luca Bigazzi is one of the most important cinematographers of Italy. He starts working in the advertising in 1977 as assistant director and at the same time he nurtures his passion for photography. He moves to cinema in 1983 and his debut as cinematographer occurs with Silvio Soldini in the movie Paesaggio con figure, presented at the Locarno Film Festival. The partnership with Soldini will continue for many more films: Giulia in ottobre (1984), Voci celate (1986), L’aria serena dell’ovest (The Peaceful Air of the West, 1990), Un’anima divisa in due (1993), Le acrobate (Acrobats, 1997) and Pane e tulipani (Bread and Tulips, 1999) that brings him a David di Donatello Award and a Silver Ribbon Award. In 1999 he wins the Golden Osella at the Venice Film Festival for Così ridevano (The Way We Laughed) by Gianni Amelio and L’albero delle pere (Shooting the Moon) by Francesca Archibugi. He collaborates as well with Mario Martone, Giuseppe Piccioni, Daniele Ciprì and Franco Maresco. The partnership with Paolo Sorrentino is more recent: Le conseguenze dell’amore (The Consequences of Love, 2004), with which he wins the Silver Ribbon, L’amico di famiglia (The Family Friend, 2006), Il Divo (2008), This Must Be the Place (2011), with which he wins the David di Donatello Award for Best Cinematographer, and at last La grande bellezza (The Great Beauty, 2013), winner of the Oscar as Best Foreign Language Film.

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mascinoLucia Mascino

Italian theatre and cinema actress, Lucia Mascino begins her theatrical training at the Centre of Research and Experimentation of Pontedera and with the Workcentre of Thomas Richards. On stage she works with Filippo Timi (Don Giovanni, Favola, Hamlet, Romeo and Juliet) and she’s directed by Valeria Binasco, Giancarlo Cobelli, Anton Milenin and Giorgio Barberio Corsetti. She debuts at cinema as flautist in Una bellezza che non lascia scampo (2000), that is followed by Fare la vita (2001), Tartarughe sul dorso (Turtles on Their Backs, 2005), L’estate del mio primo bacio (2005) by Paolo Virzì and Chi nasce tondo (2006). In 2008 she stars in Diverso da chi? (Different from Whom) by Umberto Riccioni and in Un altro pianeta (One Day in a Life) by Stefano Tummolini, that was presented at the Sundance Film Festival and nominated for the Silver Ribbon Awards. More recently she took part to La prima linea (The Front Line, 2009), Habemus Papam (2011), Good As You (2012), Piccola Patria (Small Homeland, 2013) by Alessandro Rossetto and La sedia della felicità (2013) by Carlo Mazzacurati. On TV she’s the lead of the series Una mamma imperfetta, written and directed by Ivan Cotroneo, and of the TV movies Il Natale della mamma imperfetta (2013) and Non è mai troppo tardi (2014). She created Nanofestival, a small festival of theatre monologues set in Ancona, and she taught at the Teatro Stabile of Marche and at the Giffoni Film Festival.

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oleottoMatteo Oleotto

Born in Gorizia in 1977, Matteo Oleotto graduates in 2005 as director at the Experimental Cinematography Centre of Rome and in 2011 as actor at the “Nico Pepe” Dramatic Art Academy of Udine. His short films have obtained many international awards. He worked as director for TV shows and commercials. As actor he was co-protagonist in Lezioni di cioccolato (2007) by Claudio Cupellini and he was co-producer, assistant director and actor in Nonna si deve asciugare (2011) by Alfredo Covelli. His debut feature film Zoran, il mio nipote scemo (Zoran, My Nephew the Idiot, 2013) was presented at the International Film Critics Week of the Venice Film Festival where it won the RaroVideo Audience Award. He’s currently working on his second feature film and he spends his free time taking care of the family vineyard.

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