Istituto Luce Cinecittà has renewed its summits by
appointing Chiara Sbarigia as President and Nicola Maccanico as
Managing Director. The Board of Directors confirms Annalisa De Simone and
Goffredo Bettini, and welcomes Federico Bagnoli Rossi, FAPAV Secretary General.
This completes the new configuration of Istituto Luce Cinecittà, now a joint stock
company, under the Budget Law 2021, in order to face the demanding challenges of
the future as indicated by the recovery plan signed by the Ministry of Culture,
which also includes the construction of new theatres and the refurbishing of
the existing ones.
Dario Franceschi, Minister of Culture, comments: “Cinecittà
is the past, the present, and the future of our cinema, an excellence that is recognized
all over the world and that is now embarking in an ambitious project of growth
and development. I wish to thank Maria Pia Ammirati for her hard work in this
past year and a half, and I send by best wishes to Chiara Sbariglia and Nicola
Maccanico, two renowned figures who will be able to lead the relaunch of
Formerly COO of the Roma Fiction
Fest and the MIA – Audiovisual International Market, Chiara Sbarigia is also
the General Director of the Audiovisual Producers Association.
Nicola Maccanico has been active in
many roles within the film sector, such as Executive Vice President Programming
at Sky Italia, Managing Director of Vision Distribution, SVP and Managing
Director Theatrical and Strategic Marketing at Warner Bros Entertainment