Honorary President:
Marcello Foti

“Cinema e Ambiente Avezzano” gives full voice to that cinema that stubbornly pursues the dream of conveying the fantasies, memories and cultures of peoples while respecting the most precious asset we have: the Earth.

Artistic Director/Founder:
Paolo Santamaria

Passionate about cinema since forever, I graduated in Directing and Filmmaking at the Experimental Centre of Cinematography – National School of Cinema. Being a good Abruzzese (by birth and by choice), I am lucky enough to have been raised and to live closely with Nature, our first and only home. I trust in humanity, culture and in the innate love towards every form of life.

Silvia Cardarelli

Founder and manager of the regional interest Environmental Education Centre “L’albero delle storie”. I prefer since forever an emotional and artistic approach to the knowledge of the environmental problems e to the organization of projects and labs about Education to sustainability. I strongly believe that no men will save what he doesn’t love!

Rosalia Ciciotti

“I am myself and my circumstances, and if I do not rescue my circumstances, I do not rescue myself”. This quote by Josè Ortega y Gasset has always inspired me. I am a biologist and in my life I have decided to communicate the environmental and the nature in all its forms mainly through artistic expression, one of the most effective way by far.

Rossella Frozza 

I like learning, deepening and sharing a path of growth, in the belief that the responsibility of change is in our hands only. Passionate since forever about body movement and expression, in the last years I rediscovered the importance of the connection with nature to improve the well-being and being in harmony with everything that surrond us.

Antonella “Chiccolò” Bambagini Oliva 

The respect for our beloved Earth, which kindly hosts us, is the leitmotiv of my life. I dream about planning new and concrete ways for the protection and the respect of nature and evnironmental.

Paola Morga

I have co-founded Ambecò, driven by the awareness that to protect our Earth, we need a cultural revolution and that women are the driving force of change. I am an architect, a project manager and I am curious to learn and to discuss with others. I take care of public relations for Ambecò.

Project Manager:
Maria De Angelis

I chose to design. The environmental community is the vision that guides me. I try to translate it in a daily creative, conscious and responsable action.

Public Relations:
Marco Anselmi

I’m 34 years old and I observe everything that surrounds me through the lens of my camera. Imperative: to save our biggest Stage, its harmony of order and chaos.

Gianpaolo Calabrese

I’m 28 years old e I draw since I can remember. At kindergarden I won a contest representing “mom tree” along with her little kid. Art and nature have always been a constant in my life.

Project Manager:
Antonio Ruscitti

Senior executive manager with experience in the design and implementation of digital services, tech advisor for high-impact startups. Environmental enthusiast. I believe that in order to survive we need to learn how to get along with nature. Our relationship with the earth is a two-way street. That means we have to give, as well as take.

Web Developer:
Dario Rosignoli

44 years old. Passionate about computer technology for 34. Web Designer for 22. I dream about a functional, compatible and respectful of nature technology.

Marco Camilli

I am a graduated filmmaker from National School of Cinema – Experimental Center of Cinemaography. I think that filming nature is a beautiful thing, but it will never be as fulfilling as enjoying it live through all senses.

Graphic Designer:
Valeria Boccabella

From history of art studies to the creative expression of modern visual communication there’s a short step. Graduated at artistic high school, I decided to undertake a bachelor degree in Communication. The environment and its nature represent for me the supreme form of art.

Luca Eleuteri

Graduated in Art Graphics and Design at the Academy of Fine Arts in L’Aquila. I love getting lost in nature, in its landscapes with the company of my most trusted companion, the tripod. Immortalizing the nature in my shots is a privilege I aspire to always pay tribute.

Press Office:
Emanuele Cerratti

I’m 27 years old, passionate about cinema in all its forms. My interest for the environment has awaken watching Avatar by James Cameron. I dream about an eco-sustainability accesible to everyone and about a more eco-centric society.

Press Office:
Marta Sorgi

I’m 27 years old, born and raised in Abruzzo, I’ve always been in contact with nature and its beauties. I strongly believe in a more sustainable future and in new technologies as a tool to support the environment.

Social Media:
Emanuela Emili

I’m 46 years old, historical-artistic studies behind. The attention for issues about environmental awareness has always been fundamental for me. Art is indissolubly connected to nature, as a source of inspiration and a soul refuge, that’s why is important to protect it and to preserve it for future generations.

Initiative realized with the contribution and the patronage of the Italian Directorate General for Cinema and Audiovisual Ministry of Culture (MIC)




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