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Vertical Open, By USERFARM

VerticalOpen Userfarm is the free theme section. Those who register have the right to participate with a work whose subject can embrace the most varied themes. The maximum duration of the short film must be 10 minutes.

Sponsor LABA

Vertical Woman, By Ketty Carraffa

This section includes all those works whose authors, screenwriters and directors are women. The themes dealt with must have a strong feminine look, while retaining roles and characters of a heterogeneous gender. The maximum duration of the short must be 10 minutes.

Sponsor FEDER

Vertical Smart, By Marco Capedri

VerticalSmart is the section dedicated to videos shot exclusively with the smartphone. The maximum duration of the short film must be 10 minutes.


Vertical Care

Section dedicated to the social aspect of volunteering. Stories and faces of a world that reaches out to others, committing itself to building the common good with small and large gestures. Of which € 1,000 to be allocated to a social organization identified by the winner.

70% of videos uploaded to the network are vertical.

We publish some trailers of the over 1000 works received


Boris Sollazzo

Movie critic
Boris Sollazzo is the father of Carlo, critic and film reporter, television writer, radio speaker, commentator, sports journalist and Napoli supporter. Often simultaneously. He has written for almost all the newspapers and magazines on the newsstands and now has a daily broadcast on Radio Rock, Gagarin, and intervenes every week on Radio 24 in La rosa purpurea, the broadcast dedicated to Italy's most heard big screen. He writes on Ciak and Rolling Stone and on the monthly Acqua & Sapone, as well as having a regular column on Leggo. He has written four books (two on sport: #Chevisietepersi on his beloved Naples and Do not be afraid of me, the biography of Clemente Russo, one on the Diaz An Italian story. Too Italian and the first dedicated to the USA, America Today). He is the artistic director of the Cerveteri Film Festival. Between the Pulitzer and a trophy for his Napoli he has no doubt what to choose.

Eugenio Cappuccio

Director and author
Eugenio Cappuccio, was born in Latina in 1961. After the classical high school he attended in Rimini and a couple of years of faculty of Law in Bologna, he was admitted in 1983 to the Experimental Center of Cinematography of Rome, where he studied film script with Furio Scarpelli. Here he graduated in 1985 with a work on Sciascia I pugnalatori and began his work as assistant director to Federico Fellini on the film Ginger and Fred. He has directed a dozen works including feature films, TV films and documentaries. "Fellini Fine Mai" is the latest film-doc directed in competition in the 76th Venice Film Festival in the Documentary Classics Section. Lives in Rome.

Marco D'Ottavio

Marketing Director of ComingSoon
Graduated in Economics and Commerce in Film Marketing, he began his career in 1998 in the marketing department of Twentieth Century Fox Italia, followed by a collaboration with Warner Bros. Pictures Italy. In the summer of 2000 he joined The Walt Disney Company Italia, where he remained until 2011 covering the role of Marketing Manager. During the film distribution journey he worked on the launch of over 250 films, dealing with all the marketing disciplines and also the Home Entertainment and Videogames area. Since 2011 he is Marketing Director of Coming Soon, a leading publisher of film promotion since 1977, with the first "vertical" site on cinema in Italy ( and applications for smartphones and tablets.

Alberto Molinari

Molinari made her debut in 1988 in the short film Un bel dì vedremo by Vito Zagarrio. In 1998 he participated in the film Simpatici & antipatici by Christian De Sica. He has played, among others, the roles of Ricky Simone in The beauty of women (2001), the major Quinto in fiction The wrong man (2005), Massimo in the miniseries Zodiaco (2008), and Achille Gandolfin in Il sangue e la rose (2008). In 2010 he has a part in Io and my son - New stories for Commissioner Vivaldi. Molinari is also a producer, screenwriter and director of short films and documentaries. In 2013 he played the alpinist Riccardo Cassin in the TV series K2 - La montagna degli italiani broadcast by Rai.

Fabio Frizzi

Composer, orchestrator and conductor, Fabio Frizzi, with over a hundred film and television scores, winner of numerous awards, has followed in the footsteps of the masters of Italian cinema. The beginning of his career was marked by the success of FANTOZZI. He worked alongside famous Italian directors, Luciano Salce, Steno, Vittorio Sindoni, Tonino Valerii, Gabriele Lavia, Bruno Corbucci, Carlo and Enrico Vanzina. A special mention deserves collaboration with the director Lucio Fulci, which lasted from 1975 to 1990, "THE BEYOND", "CITY OF THE LIVING DEAD", "I QUATTRO DELL'APOCALISSE", "SEVEN NOTES IN BLACK", "SELLA D ' SILVER". "ZOMBI 2", "MANHATTAN BABY", "NIGHTMARE CONCERT" the most popular titles. In 2003, Quentin Tarantino wanted to insert the theme of "SEVEN NOTES IN BLACK" in the soundtrack of "KILL BILL: VOL 1".

Antonio Tallura

Born in Locri (RC) and moved to Rome after high school where he joined the family of the theater graduating at the academy P. Scharoff. Debuts In Theater With G. Sepe. Lavia, Zanussi, Zeffirelli, Patroni Griffi, Calenda are some of the great directors he works with. The small screen sees him among the major Italian fiction. Enchantment, Living, Anti-Mafia Team, This is my country, and many more ... at the cinema. Last works The Handyman of V. Attanasio and The beached Tuna of M. Martinez. Still in full activity he lives and works in Rome.

Stefano Reali

Director and author
Graduated in Direction and Screenplay at the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia, assistant director in "C 'Era Una Volta In America" ​​by Sergio Leone, Stefano Reali was nominated for an Oscar for the short film "Exit", and today he has three feature films for the Cinema, and seventeen TV films, award-winning throughout Europe, many of them absolute listening samples, such as "Last", "The Wings of Life", "The Wrong Man", "The Scandal of the Roman Bank", "Like a Dolphin", "Angels", interpreted by actors like Raoul Bova, Sabrina Ferilli, Beppe Fiorello, Valerio Mastandrea, Giorgio Tirabassi, Nancy Brilli, Enzo Decaro, Lando Buzzanca, Vanessa Incontrada, thanks to which he has established himself as one of directors and screenwriters at the tip of Italian generalist TV.

Roberto Nepote

Rai Marketing Director
Member of the Board of Directors of Rai Sat and at the same time he was renamed Deputy Director of Rai Tre with responsibility for Day Time and Great Events. In 2002 he took on the responsibility of Deputy Vice Director of Rai Due with responsibility for the entertainment, fiction, cinema and children areas. In 2004 he was a member of the Board of Directors of Rai Net and, as Assistant to the General Manager, he defined and developed the project for the promotion of the Turin 2006 Winter Olympics. In 2007 he became a member of the European Broadcasting Union TV Committee and, in 2008, Director of Marketing & Operations of Rai Trade. From 2011 to 2016 he was the director of Rai Gold, the management that manages the Rai Movie, Rai Premium, Rai 4 and Rai World Premium channels. From 24 June 2016 he is Director of the Rai Production Center in Turin. On 29 September 2017 he was appointed president of Rai Com.

Steve Della Casa

President of the jury
Steve Della Casa has been the author and host of Hollywood Party on Rai - Radio3 for 25 years. He was one of the founders of the Torino Film Festival which he directed until 2002, He directed documentaries (winning two Silver Ribbons) and made retrospectives for the main international festivals and for the most famous film archives.


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