IX edition from 20 to 25 september 2021

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

CASA DELLA MUSICA Parma, Piazzale San Francesco 1

Parma musicfilm festival



Coordination & Management: Eddy Lovaglio, Parma OperArt Art Direction: M° Riccardo J. Moretti

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



Film Festival which awards the first prize to the film's soundtrack from 20th till 25th September 2021

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 documentary, best short film.


“Special Award Luigi Malerba” to the best script of short film;

“Special Award MUP” to the best young production without distributor;

“Art-Pop Jury Award” assigned by the public of professionals who follows all the film festival screenings (directors, teachers, composers, university students);

“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.

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, animation, short film and feature films). The registered productions will be subject to pre-selection and the productions with Italian subtitles will be favorably selected, if qualitatively they deserve to be admitted to the final competition during the week of the film festival.

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 Saturday 14th September there will be an inaugural concert and presentation of the film festival.

Award Ceremony will take place at Salone San Paolo on September 25th, at 6pm

The deadline for the subscription is June 30th 2021.


Parma OperArt: http://www.parmamusicfilmfestival.com info@parmaoperart.com, +39 0521 1641083

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