2021

PAST EDITION

In 2021, after its success at the Venice International Film Festival in September,  ITTV returned to Los Angeles with four days of events.
The rich program included meetings, panels, screenings and the celebration of some of the most talented Italian artists. Grammy winner Tiziano Ferro, actress and director Valeria Golino (Rain Man, The Morning Show), and restaurateur and TV personality Joe Bastianich (Master Chef) received the ITTV Award “Hand… the winner is”, by Fidia Falaschetti.

DAY 1

The festival opened with a family-focused event in San Pedro’s Little Italy with the screenings of some of the best Italian animated tv shows and films, including ithe extraordinary current “Mila”, a short about a little girl who survived bombings during WWII in Italy, by Cinzia Angelini and the international premiere of “Pinocchio and Friends” by Rainbow Group founded by Italian animator and comic book author Iginio Straffi -Straffi was honored with “Kinéo-ITTV Award” -. Last but not least ITTV screened “Puffins”, featuring the voice of Johnny Depp, “Arctic Friends”, series by ILBE Group Productions.

DAY 2

The day after, at the NeueHouse in Hollywood, an afternoon was dedicated to US audiovisual industry executives, with screenings of Italian tv series trailers and teasers, networking and panels about the impact of the web on tv and the Influence of global television in the era of streaming services. The panel program included: “From Home Video to Web TV” with legendary producer Vin Di Bona and distributor Niccolò Messina of Jungo TV; “Opening Boundaries -The Influence of Global Television and How These Changes Affect International Production”, with Ted Miller, Head of Global Television for CAA, Matteo Perale, co-founder Wiip, Lena Roklin, Talent Manager for Luber Roklin Entertainment, Lorenzo De Maio, Pres. De Maio Entertainment, Matt Brennan, Television Editor for the Los Angeles Times, and Jeremy Spiegel Executive Producer of Extra.

DAY 3

The Festival closed on November 2 with a gala, featuring the 2021 ITTV Awards. Tiziano Ferro, Joe Bastianich, actress Condola Rashad (Billions, Sex and the City) and actor Costa Ronin (The Americans, Homeland), celebrity Elisabetta Canalis and the timeless celebrity Pinocchio were among the guests.

PROGRAM

THE EVENT
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    5.00 - 5.30 PM

    ITTV presentation and award

    LITTLE ITALY PIAZZA – SAN PEDRO

    SPEAKERS:
    Joe Buscaino – Councilman and Los Angeles mayoral candidate
    Silvia Chiave – Consul General of Italy in Los Angeles

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    6.00 - 8,30 PM

    “Young TV” opening night

    LITTLE ITALY PIAZZA – SAN PEDRO

    Dedicated to family-oriented animated short, movies and television series (this event is free and open to the public).

    FEAUTURED PRODUCTION
    - 'Mila' a CG Animated Short Film about a little girl who survived bombings during WWII in Trento, Italy during 1943, by Cinzia Angelini
    - 'Puffins' 3 episodes, featuring the voice of Johnny Depp and 'Arctic Friends' 2 episodes by ILBE Group film production
    - 'Pinocchio and Friends' International and US Premiere by Rainbow Group, founded by Iginio Straffi, and Rai Ragazzi
    - Best of '44 Cats' and 'Winx' by Rainbow Group

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    5.30 - 7.00 PM

    Red Carpet and ITTV 2021 Award Ceremony

    TERRA ROOFTOP, EATALY LOS ANGELES

    (by invitation only)

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    7.00 - 10,00 PM

    ITTV 2021 Party

    TERRA ROOFTOP, EATALY LOS ANGELES

    In collaboration with the Consulate General of Italy in Los Angeles.

    (by invitation only)

GALLERY

ITTV, A STORY BY IMAGES

The first Italian TV Festival in L.A.