CORONAVIRUS: POSTPONED TO 5-10 OCTOBER 2020 THE MONTECARLO COMEDY FILM FESTIVAL DESIGNED AND DIRECTED BY EZIO GREGGIO
Monte-Carlo, 05.10.2020: The 17th edition of the Monte-Carlo Comedy Film Festival, conceived and directed by Ezio Greggio, initially scheduled for April 20 to 25 at the headquarters of the Principality of Monaco (Grimaldi Forum), ensures a postponement of dates from 5 to 10 October due to the world health emergency.
The personalities named to take part to the Jury of the 17th edition of one of the most important festivals dedicated exclusively to comedy, along with the President, the 2 times Academy Award winner Nick Vallelonga (“Green Book”, “Kingdom of the Blind”, “The Man with One eye is King”, “Choker e Stiletto”), are the talented Sabrina Impacciatore (“A casa tutti bene”, “La passione di Cristo”,“L’Ultimo Bacio”), the eclectic Maggie Civantos (“Vis a Vis”, “Le ragazze del Centralino”) and the Dutch actress winner of the Pardo D’Oro Award as best actress Lotte Verbeek (“Nothing Personal”,“I Borgia”, “Outlander”, “Blacklist”).
Meanwhile the first part of the competition of the Festival of Comedy of Montecarlo, one of the most important festivals dedicated exclusively to comedy which has obtained an increasing success worldwide with public and critics has been completed: in the short films section have been selected 5 auteur short films on the Filmfreeway platform, now in the shortlist to win the Short Comedy Award which will reward the best short film.
The finalist titles are : Snake Oil directed by Remy Archer (UK),That no one knows directed by Martin Guggisberg (Switzerland), The Line directed by Tim Butcher (UK), Cash Stash directed by Martin Darondeau and Enya Baroux (France),Green Lake directed by Emanuele Daga (USA).
Ezio Greggio: "We are proud of having a womanly Jury this year along with the President Nick Vallelonga, who I appreciate a lot. The new edition of the festival will be held in the full respect of the rules for the Covid emergency control which is unfortunately still running, but we are sure that this year the festival even if a little different will be a special edition."