Cartoons on the Bay Focuses on Diversity
The International Television and Multimedia Animation Festival of Rai Trade is proud to present the SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE, a special panel that will be in charge of analysing and point out the changings of the international animation and cross-media panorama. The scientific committee of Cartoons on the Bay, referring straight to the Artistic Director, meeting once a year and being, by its own nature, a body in full evolution, has been already joined by highly notable international representatives: Enzo D'Alò (Director, Screenwriter and musician), Carlo Chendi (comics scriptwriter since 1952, President of M.I.C. and Rapalloonia!), Derrick de Kerckove (Professor at the Toronto University a Università Federico II di Napoli, writer and media and cultural consultant), Christy Dena (director of Universe Creation 101), Carlo Freccero (Director of Rai 4), Maya Goetz (Director of Central Institute of Educational and Kids Television (IZI) at Bayerischer Rundfunk and Prix Jeunesse Foundation), Jeff Gomez (board member of Producers Guild of America East and member of the advisory board of PGA New Media Council), Luca Milano (Responsible of Product Analysis, Operational Marketing and Animated Cartoons Department - Rai Fiction), Ivo Milazzo (cartoonist), Maria Mussi Bollini (Head of Children's Programmes RAITRE), Gianfranco Noferi (Responsible of digital terrestrial channels of RAI dedicated to childhood, RaiGulp and Rai YoYo), Luca Raffaelli (Artistic Director of Romics, Comics Festival in Rome, and of Castelli Animati, International Animation Festival), Andrea Piersanti (Giornalista), Claudia Sasso (Responsible of programming and production for kids of RAIDUE) and Umberto Virri (President of Film Multiservice, Honoray President of Accademia Disney, Senior Partner of Covenant Partners, Non-executive Director of 77Agency).