With a quick smile or a playful eye roll, Fabio De Luigi can do it all, causing uncontrollable laughter. De Luigi has mastered comedic timing playing characters who face the hilarious realities of things not going according to plan. In a career that has surpassed over 40 films, De Luigi is Italy’s leading comedic actor.
Claudia Gerini is one of the best known and prolific actresses in the Italian film scene today. Appearing in 50 films, sometimes multiple films in one year, Gerini is a force to be reckoned with. A particular beauty with a keen mind and vivacious personality, Gerini has earned her notable success in Italy and abroad.
Lino Banfi has proven throughout his career that if you can’t make fun of yourself, who can you laugh at. Banfi uses the cliches, vices and defects of Italians; audiences can't help but recite his character’s iconic catchphrases and jokes. In a career spanning over 60 years, Banfi continues to make audiences laugh and smile.
One of the most recognizable directors and actors in all of Italy, Alessandro Gassmann has an undeniable skill in front and behind the camera. Since his debut, Gassmann has become a sought-after talent for his skill and passion in cinema. Gassmann demonstrates his directorial creative genius once again with his new film the Great Silence.
Pierfrancesco was presented with the ICFF Special Achievement Award in 2019 for his extraordinary career and his astounding performance in The Traitor.
In 2019, Virginia, one of the most relevant Italian television personalities in the past 20 years, attended the glamorous ICFF Gala.
Marco was presented with the ICFF Lifetime Achievement Award in 2019 for his work as a tireless author and brilliant researcher.
Nick is one of Hollywood's most extraordinary producers, Oscar winner for Green Book, and winner of the Empire Community Award in 2019.
Luca is an outstanding Italian filmmaker who attended the 2019 Festival, winning the Best Producer Award for Io Sono Mia, Dolceroma, and Modalità Aereo.
Nicola, Academy Award winner for La Vita è Bella, was our honorable guest in 2019 receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award.
Davide was a guest at the 2019 Festival. He collaborated with Oscar-winning composers, Ennio Morricone and Nicola Piovani, and directed several successful documentaries.
Renowned journalist and Director of Rai Italia, Marco was a guest of the 2019 ICFF and received the Award of Excellence for his awe-inspiring career.
Piera is one of the most influential people in Italian Cinema. Her career was awarded at the 2019 Festival with the Special Achievement Award.
Ezio is a staple of Italian comedy and, for his extraordinary contribution to Italian television, he was awarded the 2019 Special Achievement Award.
Claudio was our honoured guest at the Festival in 2019 and helped establish and further the relationship between ICFF Youth and Giffoni.
Marcello, renowned Italian actor, was a guest at the 2018 Festival and won the Best Actor Award for his lead role in Dogman.
Laura was a guest at the 2018 Festival. She is best known for her dark drama Twin Flower, which premiered at TIFF.
Miles is one of the most acclaimed Hollywood producers; Oscar-winner for The Shape of Water, and recipient of the 2018 Empire Community Award.
Andrea is a young and successful Italian producer who has been a guest at the Festival several times, winning the Best Producer Award In 2018.
Antonio is one of Italy’s most well-known comedy actors. In 2018, he was a guest at the ICFF and received the Special Achievement Award.
Claudio is one of the most beloved and successful Italian actors, recipient of the 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award for his extraordinary career.
Fabio is a young entertainer who became a social media phenomenon in 2016. He took part at the Festival in 2018, winning the Award of Excellence.
Throughout his career, Giuseppe has won many important awards and received international acclaim. He was the recipient of the 2018 ICFF Award of Excellence.
Marco is an award-winning writer and director, best known for his insightful documentaries. In 2019 he was the recipient of the ICFF Award of Excellence.
Luca has worked for famous TV series and films, such as The Shape of Water, for which he won the Empire Community Award in 2018.
Carlotta is the creator of many documentaries and short films. She was a guest at the 2018 Italian Contemporary Film Festival.