INTERNATIONAL CONTEST JURY

LUIGI LA MONICA

LUIGI LA MONICA

Luigi La Monica was born in Lecce in 1973. After the A Level Certificate, he has attended an Acting School in Rome at “Teatro Blu” held by Beatrice Bracco and “E. Duse” acting laboratory held by Francesca De Sapio (Stanislavskij-Strasberg method). Following several jobs in cultural events and participations in short films and plays, and studying at DAMS – University of Roma 3, he has taken part in the organization of the European Film Festival of Lecce, where today he is a member of the Selection Committee, Director of the Short Sections and Editor of the Festival Catalogue. Since many years he’s attended the most important Film Festivals in Europe. In 2018 he was invited as an expert commentator at the Festival I corti sul lettino – Cinema e psicanalisi  in Naples and as speaker at the  Festivals at Malatya for the 8° Malatya Film Festival, in Turkey. He is member of the Europea Film Academy.