ITTV International Forum is dedicated to promoting the creativity and innovation of the International audiovisual culture within Hollywood

The mission of the ITTV International Forum, through its conferences and network events is to create a solid bridge between countries to increase, creative collaboration, co-production and co-financing opportunities and facilitate distribution. The forum is dedicated to fostering meaningful collaboration between international productions creating opportunities for international host cities -supporting local tourism industries -and helping companies that want to successfully establish their brand in the world. The ITTV International Forum, with TechInEntertainment also explores new and alternative means for developing and realizing audiovisual content, focusing on cutting-edge technologies. ITTV has also develop courses for professionals, such as the Showrunner Lab and Immersive, and aims to become a global hub for discussion, networking, and content development, serving as a conduit between the technology and entertainment industries.
ITTV International Forum Is the brainchild of:


Managed by Ibiscus Media
founded by

Valentina Martelli (CEO)
Cristina Scognamillo


The purpose

To connect audiovisual content creators, both in Italy and internationally, with those seeking, distributing, and producing fresh ideas.

To promote meaningful collaboration between international productions and International host cities.

To bolster Italian tourism and increase international brand visibility.

The event

By showcasing a vast array of TV productions, the ITTV International Forum captures Hollywood’s imagination. We expose American industry members to a slate of unique, innovative, and ready-to-export Italian and European media, from series and made-for-TV films, to web series, streaming productions and unscripted content.

We provide a space to foster and grow cultural and business relationships between Hollywood and the international audiovisual market. As the Metaverse, NFTs, and AI become ever-bigger players in our media landscape, ITTV International Forum’s newest offshoot, TECH In ENTERTAINMENT, is the ideal setting to showcase the latest tech trends and discuss pro and cons.Today, more than ever, technology and entertainment are inextricably linked. Our goal with TECH In ENTERTAINMENT is to create a space where emerging startups can exchange cutting-edge ideas with established industry players, and where veteran tech leaders can meet and recruit brilliant minds at the forefront of product and software development. We aim to provide a continuous and fruitful exchange between industry professionals, culture leaders, entrepreneurs, creators, and developers.

The purpose

As ITTV continues to evolve, it remains committed to being a catalyst for positive change in the entertainment industry. 

The forum invites participants to join in-depth discussions, explore new technologies, and build connections that transcend borders.

The event

Comprising two flagship events, ITTV and TechInEntertainment, this forum is meticulously crafted to unite brilliant minds from the audiovisual, media, and tech sectors.

These platforms foster an environment of innovation, collaboration, transformative ideas, and abundant business opportunities, underscoring ITTV's unwavering dedication to propelling growth and advancement within the industry.

The events, in Los Angeles and Venice (Italy) also feature networking opportunities, demo, screenings and selected sponsored dinners, offering participants a platform to engage in in-depth discussions about the latest trends and cutting-edge technologies applied to the entertainment industry. New collaborations are launched including panels by ITTV and TechInEntertainment held during the Sharjah Animation Conference.

The purpose

The idea of the International Forum came about to facilitate the conversation between those who, in Italy and around the world, think, write and produce audiovisual content and those who, internationally, distribute, are looking for ideas and/or seek alliances for co-productions.

It also promotes deep collaboration between international productions, host cities, the tourism industry and companies that want to successfully establish their brand in the world.

ITTV also offers a great setting for showcasing the latest trends in tech. This is why an important space is given to TECH IN ENTERTAINMENT, -Technology Applied to Entertainment”. Today, more than ever, entertainment means Technologies applied to hardware, software, and contents. The ambition, for TIE, is to become a recruitment and exchanges ground, where to introduce emerging startups to established Tech and Industry US and International business. We consider this and essential step towards digital distribution, with attention to the world of the Metaverse, NFT and animation. The goal is a continuous and fruitful cultural and professional exchange.

The event

ITTV International Forum showcases a wide array of productions, and captures the imagination of American and international veterans of Television series, films for TV, streaming productions, reality shows, web series, and titles in original Italian format that are ready for export.

ITTV promotes the continued growth of cultural and business synergies between the U.S. and the rest of the world.

The future editions of the festival will be held in September, during the week before the Emmys, the most important TV awards.


ITTV is the brainchild of


Valentina Martelli (CEO)
Cristina Scognamillo

The Armando Testa Group company promoting Italian entertainment, products, and brands in Hollywood and the American market at large.