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We are a group of friends who share the same passion for cinema, art, music, with the idea of ​​getting involved to discover new trends

Salvatore Marino

Creator and artistic director of the VMF



Founder of VerticalMovie. He made his debut as an author and actor, participated in numerous films and theatrical performances. In 2012-14 he is one of the comedians of the Zelig TV show. From the 2014-15 season he participates in the transmission I fatti tua, on Rai 2, where he leads a space where he shows videos taken from the web. From 2020 he is in the cast of Propaganda Live on La7.

Maddalena Zoppoli

Actress, presenter


He studied theater and film acting with, among others, Beatrice Bracco and Sergio Rubini.
You have been organizing and conducting some film festivals for several years.
When she is not on stage she is Anna’s mom with red hair.

Marco Marchese Borrelli

Executive production

Artistic producer, musician, director. Owner of PRIMIGEN SRL and of the label with recording studio with vintage PARODOI ETS machines.
Vice President Dante Alighieri Society, Toronto for music and cinema events in Canada.
He is the creator of the Media Art Pop Music project MARCONDIRO, winner of the first Vertical Song prize at Vertical Movie 2021.

Marco Coretti

Designer, stylist. He takes care of the Vertical Fashion section

Stylist by training, couturier by attitude, after his artistic training studies in Paris, he returned to Italy where in 1999 he launched his own high fashion brand and was consecrated as the new couturier of the new-chic style; many collaborations including the artistic direction for the relaunch of the Sorelle Fontana brand. To this day he continues his work as a couturier working for the theatre, cinema and with clients from all over the world.

Alex Elton

Performer, special correspondent

Anglo/Italian actress/singer, a pupil of Gigi Proietti. As a Performer she ranges across various artistic genres: Opera, Prose, Musical comedy, clowning and cinema. She made her debut in Cyrano de Bergerac with Gigi Proietti. She has starred in International productions in London and New York. She is a renowned coach, lecturer of Acting in English in prestigious Academies of Performing Arts.

Giovanni La Rosa

Author and director


He was born in Messina and completed his studies at the University of “Tor Vergata”. He carries out editorial and journalistic activities, publishing numerous essays. He has directed around twenty docufilms and documentaries. Since 2021 he has been President of the “Massimo Bontempelli” Study Center with which he has launched a series of important film productions.

Maximilian Nisi.

Actor, director. He curates the Vertical Drama section

He graduated in ’93 from the school directed by Giorgio Strehler. In 1995 he attended the specialization course directed by Luca Ronconi. In the theatrical field he is directed, among others, by Strehler, Ronconi, Cavani, Vassil’ev, Savary, Sequi, Scaparro, Lavia, Sepe, Ferro. He is currently the Artistic Director of the Borgio Verezzi Theater Festival (SV).

Francesco Colangelo

Video festival coordinator

Gianluca Croce

Press office

Communication Sciences, University of Tor Vergata.
I am a scholar of mass media and mass communication. I write about music, cinema and theatre. I present events, books, records and accompany artists in radio and television interviews. Choose the job you love and you will never work a day in your life. (Confucius)

Danilo Milocco


Mister Red

Stage manager, author, DJ


Claudio David, born in 1982, young manager of the Red Fashion Talent Agency and of the independent record label Red Saw Records, TV DJ, creator of TV and radio formats. Talent scout who looks after talent and not money.

Roberto Corradi

Actor, author


Author and actor. He worked with Alberto Sordi, he directed some humorous weeklies, for Radio2 he created characters for Sei Uno Zero and for Il Ruggito del Coniglio, he published books and wrote for theater, TV, cinema … things like that. Pandoro can also do that when one reads this bio, it is the only thing one remembers.

Mauro Proia

Human resources

Franco Schembri

Technical and Preparation Manager


For 30 years he has been dealing with Management, Organization and Production. He is the founder and owner of LAZIOCONCERTI. During his career he has collaborated with the largest Italian productions (including MILANO CONCERTI) relying on exclusive artists of the highest technical and artistic level (POOH, NEK, DOLCENERA and many others).

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