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Official Jury Member & Master of Ceremonies ANTONELLA SALVUCCI

Italian International Actress, Writer, Producer

Antonella Salvucci was born on December 18, in Civitavecchia, Rome. She started her modeling career at as a fashion model in Italy and France, gracing the covers and pages of popular weekly and specialist periodicals.

To cultivate her interest in acting, while still living in Rome, Salvucci enrolled in acting workshops directed by Lino Damiani, theater workshops, and master classes led by Anna Strasberg and Ivana Chubbuck.During this time, she focused on improving her English language performance abilities and subsequently moved for a short time to Los Angeles, California. There she deepened her studies of film and acting using acting coach Bernard Hiller’s special techniques.

Salvucci was ready for the small screen and soon landed roles on a number of successful television dramas such as “The Marshal Rocca “and “Carabinieri“.

The turning point of Salvucci’s film career is when Italian film director Aurelio Grimaldi selected her to be the female lead in the movie ”L’educazione sentimentale di Eugènie”, adapted from a novel by Marquis De Sade, she played the role of a noblewoman of the eighteenth century who was both sweet and devilish.

Her skill in interpreting acting roles role has caught the attention for many well-known figures in the field of entertainment industry. Having attained resounding success of his “The Consequences of Love”, Paolo Sorrentino, one of Italy’s finest directors, selected Salvucci for his movie “The Family Friend”, starring Fabrizio Bentivoglio and Giacomo Rizzo. More roles soon followed in “The Torturer” directed by Lamberto Bava, “Red Riding Hood” by Giacomo Cimini, “Night of the Sinner” by Alessandro Perrella and starring Robert Englund (well known as Freddy Kruger in the successful “Nightmare”), “La rabbia” by Louis Nero, and Marco Carlucci’s “Il punto rosso”.

She played in the thriller “Midway, between life and death“, directed by John Real, from that moment on She has started the artistic collaboration with the same director shooting with him another movie in English entitled “The Carillon” and the TV series called “Feel the dead“. Antonella appears as well in some American movies, shot in Italy, just like “The Voice & the Diva” directed by Michael Oblowitz, “The American Connection” by Jeff Espanol and the TV series, still in production “Enforcer” directed by Don Maxwell in which she is also the executive producer.

On television Salvucci presents a regular film program (which enhances and deepens the audience’s knowledge of film on television), all Fantafestival editions, all editions of the Rome Film Festival, Format TV on RAI 2, the Flaiano Awards on Rai 3, the Gianni Di Venanzo Cinematographers Awards, as well as other prestigious film awards ceremonies in Italy, and abroad. She has conquered theatre as well having starred in several comedy and musical productions.

Antonella Salvucci’s career is marked by her charming personality and captivating charisma which she maintains as her career continues to grow. Operating with high levels of professionalism and genuine commitment, she has the qualities that are hallmarks of a successful individual. The true super star!

You can find out more about her work on IMDB