First, ITTV enjoyed success at the 2022 Venice International Film Festival. Then, we returned to Los Angeles in November with a program of innovation and excitement.

ITTV 2022 in Los Angeles Highlights
  • Exclusive screenings of award-winning Italian films at SoHo House West Hollywood
  • Collaboration with University of Southern California’s School of Cinematic Arts to present free film screenings to students
  • Thought-provoking panel discussions with national and international leaders of the film and TV industry
  • First-look screenings of innovative Italian TV series
  • Star-studded closing celebration, red carpet, and awards ceremony honoring Italy and Hollywood’s biggest talents, including champion soccer player Giorgio Chiellini, legendary director Mario Martone, and Academy Award winners Taylor Hackford and Helen Mirren
NEW IN 2022
  • Tech in Entertainment: New technologies bring new possibilities to film and TV.  ITTV brought together industry leaders to discuss how innovations like blockchain-based distribution, VR, AR, and Metaverse can revolutionize the industry.
  • Rai Fiction Day: Rai Fiction, Italy’s premier producer of original content, unveiled three never-before-seen pilots: Survivors, Vincenzo Malinconico, and Flowers Over the Inferno.
  • Sky and Fremantle presented exclusive new video content.
  • Over 200 guests danced and celebrated at the ITTV Los Angeles closing party. Extra TV covered the celebrity red carpet.
  • The ITTV Awards ceremony honored some of Italy and Hollywood’s biggest talents:
  • ITTV | Ecoflix Award: Actress Elisabetta Canalis received the award on behalf of Ecoflix, the first streaming service to dedicate a portion of its profits to environmental justice and animal rights.
  • Champion soccer player Giorgio Chiellini took home the ITTV | Sports Award.
  • ITTV bestowed Italian director Mario Martone and V Channels founder Niccolò Messina with honors.
  • Frances Fisher, actress and activist, took home the ITTV | Kinéo Prize, recognizing her work for human rights.
  • ITTV Couples Award went to Oscar winners Taylor Hackford and Helen Mirren.

ITTV/Kinéo Award to Daniela Rambaldi
On the occasion of 10 years since the death of his father, Carlo Rambaldi, and 40 years since the birth of E.T.


ITTV Forum&Festival 2022 edition presentation, to follow
Panel “Professione Showrunner” with Maria Pia Ammirati, Head Rai Drama | Antonella Barbieri, General Manager APA | Marco Chimenz, AD Cattleya | Jacopo Chessa, Director of Veneto Film Commission | Stefania Ippoliti, Director of Toscana Film Commission | Sonia Rovai, Senior Director Scripted Productions Sky Studios | Roberto Stabile, Head of International Relations ANICA I Gaia Tridente, Director MIA – Market
Moderator: Valentina Martelli, CEO ITTV.

ITTV International Forum and Tech In Entertainment Los Angeles, November 6-9

Monday, November 7 @NeueHouse Hollywood
2.00 -2.30 pm Welcome coffee
  • Opening ITTV and Tech in Entertainment 2022 and Officials Remarks and Video
  • Presentation: TECH IN ENTERTAINMENT – Special Project
  • 2.30 – 3.15 pm Panel: NAVIGATING DIGITAL DISTRIBUTION with Niccolò Messina, CEO Shenu Distribution; Chris Ottinger, President Distribution and Acquisition MGM TV; Gary Marenzi, CEO of Marenzi & Associates; Kevin Reilly, Media Executive; Executive.

              Moderator: Giovanni Pedde, Partner GGS Int’l

Television industry is in a period of unprecedented upheaval and the vast, growing world of digital television might seems hard to navigate but it’s also full of opportunities. We analyze some of the opportunities.

10.00 am - 12:30 pm RAI FICTION DAY
  • Presentation: Why Rai Fiction @ITTV with Michele Zatta Commissioning editor International Co-Productions, Rai Fiction and Valentina Martelli ITTV 
  • Screening: Best of Rai Fiction 3’
  • Presentation and Screening: 1^ Pilot SOPRAVISSUTI   50’
  • Screening Trailer: FLOWERS OVER THE INFERNO – Michele Zatta and Verdiana Bixio, Publispei
  • Presentation and Screening: 2^ Pilot VINCENZO MALINCONICO  50’
  • Screening RAI Kids reel.
12:30- 1.30 pm Lunch Break
1:30pm - 6.00 pm ITTV Panels and Screenings
  • Officials Remarks and Video ITTV 2019-2022
  • 2.00 – 3.00 pm Panel: A BOOK, A FILM, A TV SERIES – in collaboration with ITA Italian Trade Agency

with Arvand Khosravi SVP, International TV Production FIFTH SEASON; Michele Zatta Commissioning editor International Co-Productions, Rai Fiction; Alexia Melocchi Little Studio Films; Michael Gordon, TV Global Scripted Agent CAA; Bryan Furst, Chief Content Officer GPS Studios; Alex Deighton, President 8 Ton Media.

Moderator Matt Brennan – Los Angeles Times 

The panel will discuss the trend of these days, where there’s a new adaptation of a book always coming out or being announced, sometimes to a point that audience may not even realize a movie or show they enjoyed is based on a book. 

Screening by Fremantle, Sky

3.20 – 4.30 pm

With Sean Furst, CEO of GPS Studios; Chad Kennedy, Executive Vice President of Production and Development of Magic Quill Productions; Vaun Wilmot, Showrunner, screenwriter, and producer; Lydia Antonini, Head of Creative Affairs, Roku Originals; Dante Di Loreto, President Fremantle US; Ted Miller, Head of Global Television CAA, Creative Artists Agency

Moderators: ValentinaMartelli, Founder- CEO ITTVand Jeremy Spiegel, Executive Producer Extra Tv.

The panel will discuss the role of Showrunner in tv production and the raise of the profession internationally.  The panel will focus also on the collaborations in international productions.

Screening Not Only Tv Series 20”

4.50 – 5.30 pm

With Marco Beltrami, Oscar nominated composer; Carlo Siliotto, Film composer; Jimmy Levine, TV and Film composer.

Moderator: Silvia Bizio – HFPA Journalist

5.40 – 6.00 pm

Introducing FOUR SEASONS COUNTRY with Valentina Martelli, Producer and Showrunner of The Four-Season Country; Dino Borri, Hospitality Executive.

Screening Four Season Country 5’

Screening Toscana, Veneto and BeIT 5’

5.40 – 6.00 pm

Cocktail and Networking

Los Angeles, November 9
@TERRA- Rooftop Eataly Century City In collaboration with the Consulate General of Italy in Los Angeles

5.30 – 10.30 pm

Red Carpet – Award Ceremony – Party

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Closing Ceremony Nov 9

NeueHouse - ITTV Forum&Festival

Panel and Networking Nov 8

NeueHouse - Tech in Entertainment

Panel and Networking Nov 7