L.O.S.T. COMPETITION JURY

FEDERICO SAVINA

Born in Turin in 1935, he started to work in sound recording and research in Rome in the Sixties. He then worked as a freelance engineer at the Davout studios in Paris and CTS Wembley in London, working with some of the best directors and musicians (Fellini, Antonioni, Visconti, Morricone, H. Bernstein). He has been a lecturer in Sound Design at

the Centro Sperimentale di Cinema Foundation – National Film School in Rome for over twenty years, and collaborates with its Animation section in Turin for their graduation films. He leads advanced workshops in music for film, and heads the technical office for the set-up and conduction of the screening rooms at the Venice Biennale Cinema.

MAX VIALE

Videomaker, sound designer, composer. He is one of the founders of the band Gatto Ciliegia contro il Grande Freddo, with whom he has composed original soundtracks (amongst which are Massimo Martelli’s Il Segreto del Successo and Bar Sport and Susanna Nicchiarelli’s Cosmonauta). He’s the co-author of the soundtrack for

Nico,1988, nominated for the David of Donatello for Best Musicians and the Nastro D’Argento for Best Score in 2018; he is also a sound mixer on sets. He wrote stage music for theatre and collaborated to live score projects with Stefano Maccagno, the official composer at the National Cinema Museum in Turin.

LORENZO TOMIO

Musician, composer and sound designer, he has worked on various aspects of sound production, from contemporary music and research to music for images, composing for contemporary theatre, dance and soundtracks for cinema and television. Amongst others, he wrote the music for the films Succede

by Francesca Mazzoleni, Omicidio All’Italiana by Maccio Capatonda, Feather by Roan Johnson (in competition at the 73rd Venice Film Festival) and The Writer with no Hands by William Westaway. He co-founded the contemporary music ensemble L’Arsenale.

THOMAS GIORGI

Thomas Giorgi graduated as a sound technician at the prestigious Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia in Rome in 2008. As a freelance sound designer, he curated the sound effects for more than 70 films, both for cinema and television, working for the greatest Italian directors, such as Paolo Sorrentino, among others.

GIULIO RAGNO FAVARO

A multifaceted Italian bass and guitar player and music producer, he is known as a member of Teatro Degli Orrori. His latest project is La Tempesta International, a spinoff from La Tempesta dischi, a project aiming to circulate records by Italian artists who don’t sing in Italian and license international indie groups based in Italy. It’s the kind of cultural exchange that has become necessary in this phase of renewal of Italian indie music.