Paolo Del Brocco, manager, journalist and professor at several universities, is currently CEO of Rai Cinema. He is a member of the Management Committee of “Museo Nazionale del Cinema di Torino” and a member of the EFA (European Film Academy). He has been part of numerous international festival juries. Since 2017 he’s on the Variety500 list, an index of the 500 most influential business leaders in the media industry. Under his leadership, over the past 12 years, Rai Cinema has co-produced more than 700 films and 475 Italian documentaries, becoming the most important Italian production company. The Rai Cinema 01 Distribution management has made very successful Italian and international titles, earning the primacy in Italian film distribution.
The most prestigious awards: Cesare deve morire (Golden Bear, Berlinale, 2012), Reality (Grand Prix, Cannes 2012), Sacro GRA (Golden Lion, Venice, 2013), Le meraviglie (Grand Prix, Cannes, 2014), La mafia uccidere solo d’estate (Best comedy EFA, 2014), L’arte della felicità (best animation film EFA, 2014), Fuocoammare (Golden Bear, Berlinale, 2016, Best EFA Documentary and Oscar Nomination for Best Documentary 2016), Dogman (Best Actor, Cannes, 2018 and Best EFA Actor), Lazzaro felice (Best Screenplay, Cannes, 2018), L’ufficiale e la spia (Grand Jury Prize, Venice, 2019), Favolacce (Silver Bear for Best Screenplay, Berlinale, 2020), Volevo nascondermi (Silver Bear for Best Actor, Berlinale, 2020), Il buco (Special Jury Prize, Venice, 2021). Among other Prizes to mention: 5 Volpi Cups (Venice) and numerous David di Donatello, in the categories best film, best director and best producer.