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Bologna, 14th-16th June 2018




Biografilm Festival - International Celebration of Lives is hosting the fifth edition of Bio to B – Doc & Biopic Business Meeting (14th-16th June 2018, Bologna – Italy), the annual event dedicated to cinema professionals coming from all over Europe for three days of networking and business. Willing to promote and support Italian and European productions of documentaries, biographies and biopics, Biografilm Festival is also very pleased to announce a partnership with DOK LEIPZIG- International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film.

18 selected projects, rough cut or work in progress, were selected among the best emerging or established European filmmakers and will be presented and evaluated by an international Jury, with the possibility to be awarded three grants: Best European Project, Best Italian Project, Best Project from Emilia-Romagna.



Bio to B - Doc&Biopic Business Meeting 2018 winners:


Best European Project


Once Aurora by Stian Servoss and Benjamin Langeland, produced by Thorvald Nilsen


Best Italian Project


The Lone Girl by Marco Amenta, produced by Simonetta Amenta - Euro Film


Best Emilia-Romagna Project


Kemp by Edoardo Gabbriellini, produced by Ilaria Malagutti - Mammut Film


DOK Leipzig Award


In a Future April by Federico Savonitto, Francesco Costabile, produced by Altreforme in collaboration with Centro Studi Pier Paolo Pasolini, Cinemazero, AAMOD






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Guest Catalogue Bio to B 2018


Catherine Le Clef, Cat&Docs

Louis Balsan, Films Boutique

Diana Karklin, Rise&Shine

Hussain Currimbhoy, Sundance Film Festival

Anais Clanet, Wide House



Cristina Piscitelli, Apulia Film Commission

Fabio Abagnato, Emilia-Romagna Film Commission

Alessandra Miletto, Film Commission Valle d’Aosta

Gianluca Novel, FVG Film Commission

Andrea Rocco, Genova Liguria Film Commission

Stefania Ippoliti, Italian Film Commission

Cristina Priarone, Italian Film Commission

Michaela Guenzi, Lombardia Film Commission

Anna Olivucci, Marche Film Commission

Tina Bianchi, Roma Lazio Film Commission

Nevina Satta, Sardegna Film Commission

Alessandro Rais, Sicilia Film Commission

Paolo Manera, Torino Piemonte Film Commission

Raffaella Conti, Toscana Film Commission

Luca Ferrario, Trentino Film Commission



Leena Pasanen, DOK Leipzig

Alberto Lastrucci, Festival dei Popoli

Antonio Pezzuto, Giornate degli Autori - Venice Days

Marco Spagnoli, MIA - Mercato Internazionale Audiovisivo



Stefano Mutolo, Berta Film

Steve Luccisano, Blue Penguin Film

Alexandra Reveyrand-de Menthon, Charades

Olivier Tornaud, Cinephil

Francesca Breccia, Coccinelle Film Placement

Marco Urizzi, Eye on Films

Themba Bhebhe, Flourishing Films

Nathalie Jeung, Le Pacte

Francesca Moino, Minerva Pictures

Giulia Casavecchia, True Colours



 Alessia Ratzenberger, ADR Distribution

Erika Scandone, ADR Distribution

Antonio Giugliano, Bunker Hill

Andrea Cirla, Film Rouge Media

Dario Bonazelli, I Wonder Pictures

Lucrezia Foscari, Movieday

Luca Malgara, Movieday

Anastasia Plazzotta, Wanted



Luca Bersaglia, Fox

Valerio Selle, La2Doc

Francesca Baiardi, LaEffe

Luca Bertoncini, Mediaset

Giada Masina, Mediaset

Giacomo Poletti, Mediaset

Fabio Mancini, Doc3 Rai 3

Laura Nicotra, Rai Cinema

Guido Casali, Sky

Luca Pelusi, Sky

Roberto Pisoni, Sky ARTE HD

Carla Vulpiani, TIWI



Enza Negroni, DER

Agnese Fontana, DOC/IT

Fulvia Orifici, DOC/IT

Marco Visalberghi, DOC/IT

Simona Nobile, EWA Network

Simone Catania, Indyca

Simona Agnoli, Istituto Luce Cinecittà

Sarah Bellinazzi, Creative Europe Desk Italy - MEDIA

Silvia Sandrone, Creative Europe Desk Italy - MEDIA


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