Data Protection
and Disclaimer


Locarno Film Festival

Via F. Rusca 1
CH – 6600 Locarno
t +41 91 756 21 21
f +41 91 756 21 49


Data Protection and Disclaimer

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If you have any questions or comments, or if you want to update, delete, or change any personal data we hold, or you have a concern about the way in which we have handled any privacy matter, please contact us by postal mail or email at:

Locarno Film Festival
Via F. Rusca 1
CH – 6600 Locarno
t +41 91 756 21 21
f +41 91 756 21 49


Lorenzo Buccella
Alessandro De Bon

Massimo Benvegnù
Mattia Bertoldi
Max Borg
Alessandro De Simone
Lorenzo Esposito
Adriano Ercolani
Anne Delseth
Sara Groisman
Boris Sollazzo
Nadine Vafi
Roberto Turigliatto

Guest photographer
Sabine Cattaneo

​Gabriele Putzu (TiPress)
Fotofestival (Marco Abram, Massimo Pedrazzini, Samuel Golay, Sailas Vanetti)

Alessandro De Bon (Editor)
Davide Grampa (Video Coordinator CISA)
Momi Modenato (CISA)
Giuliana Ghielmini (CISA)

Live webcast
Videodailies Piazza Grande & Forum​

Gianni Casagrande 
Elena Gugliuzza
Riccardo De Giacomi
Andrea Engeler
Pablo Hernandez
Erich Kernen
Sabrina Maniscalco
Lorenzo Morettini
Dargo Raimondi
Desirèe Sibiriu
Pietro Snider
Claudio Tettamanti

Web technologies Socials aggregator
Cryms Sagl, Lamone

Graphic Design
​Dimitri Bianchini
Deborah Piegucci

Fabienne Merlet
MediaTI Marketing, Muzzano


Project management
Fabienne Merlet

Head of editorial team
Francesca Monte

Creative director
Michele Jannuzzi, Jannuzzi Smith

Editorial team coordinator
Sara Groisman

Agatha Bottinelli Montandon

Joanne Giger

Copy editors
Carine Bernasconi
Nadine Vafi

Head of Documentation Office
Nora Bianchi

Documentation Office Coordinator
Chiara Valente

Documentation Office Assistant
Daniela Viola

Image coordinator
Michela Di Savino

French translations
Muriel Carpentier
Alexandra Cinter
Laure Péraudin

English translations
Max Borg
Clarissa Hull
Laura Marcellino
John Young

German translations
Corinne Hügli Schlegel
​Doris Senn

Italian translations
Maurizia Balmelli
Martina Knecht
Carla Scura

Fabienne Merlet

Graphic design
Richard Smith, Jannuzzi Smith
Debora Piegucci
Dimitri Bianchini, Locarno Film Festival

Jannuzzi Smith, London | Lugano
Flavio Milani, Milani Imaging

Database management
Malcolm Tunzi

Database powered by
Cryms Sagl, Lamone

Printed by
Salvioni Arti Grafiche, Bellinzona

Produced by
Jannuzzi Smith, London | Lugano

Official Software solutions
Cryms Sagl, Lamone


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