VII edition from 22 to 29 september 2019

Coordination & Management ParmaoperartArt - Direction M° Riccardo J. Moretti

CASA DELLA MUSICA Parma, Piazzale San Francesco 1

Parma musicfilm festival

Parma OperArt, in association with the Department of Culture / City Hall of Parma is proud to delighted to announce

the Seventh Edition of



The international competition will reward the best soundtrack, then the best film music composer who will receive the Grand Prix “VIOLETTA D’ORO” (Golden Violette), a flower that is the symbol of Parma.

In addition to the first prize, the Violetta d'Oro, will be assigned the “Violetta d'Argento” to the best movie, and Honorable Mentions to best photography, best actor, best script, best short film.

“Special Award Luigi Malerba” to the best script of short film, “Special Award MUP” to the best italian production.

In addition a “Art-Pop Jury Award” and a “Special Award for Dance Category – short film”.

The purpose of this initiative is not only pointing out to the audience recent and important features, but also underlining the value of a musical score as an essential element for the poetry and the success of a movie itself. Besides, the contest will be a chance for film makers and producers to show their own works to a various audience and to a high-qualified international jury.

In addition of the section about feature films, it has been included also a section concerning short films, that will participate in the contest for a dedicated award.

The attendance is open to feature films and videos of any nationality, subject and length (musical productions but also dramatic films, comics, historical or Tv productions, short film with Dance, etc).

The main venue of the film festival will be at the Casa della Musica (P.le San Francesco 1, Parma), but other venues will also be involved in the city.

On Sunday 22 September there will be an inaugural concert and presentation of the film festival.

Award Ceremony will take place at Salone San Paolo on September 29th , at 8.30pm with Dinner Gala, at which all producers or directors who have their film in nomination will be invited.

The deadline for the subscription is June 15th 2019.


Parma OperArt:, +39 0521 1641083