Over the years, Fano International Film Festival has gained prestige and increasing importance in Italy and abroad. A noteworthy occasion of meeting and exchange for Italian and foreign independent authors, it has become a benchmark for filmmakers, film industry professionals, and the specialist press. The Festival’s main aim is to promote the circulation of films by young directors able to express new ideas and feelings, to deal with contemporary topics, and to offer at the same time innovative hints of authentic formal, artistic, and film language research. Having this aim in mind, the Festival has discovered and awarded up-and-coming authors and films that have become popular and successful also thanks to the visibility offered by the event. Among the others: Giorgio Comaschi, Ciprì e Maresco, Antonio Rezza, Isabel Gardela, Marco Pozzi, Giuseppe Cederna, Beatrice Macola, Massimo Bonetti, Maria Asiride, Sukri Said, Fabrizia Sacchi, Silvia De Santis. It also welcomed well-known artists as Nino Castelnuovo, Tiberio Timperi, Luana Colussi, Tiziana Foschi, Remo Girone, Fabio Traversa, Sandra Ceccarelli, Corinna Lo Castro, Daniela Fazzolari, Massimo Dapporto, Ricky Tognazzi, Lorenza Indovina, Paola Pitagora, Alessandro Haber, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Elisabetta Rocchetti, Claudio “Greg” Gregori, Chiara Sani, Enzo Jacchetti, Enrico Silvestrin, Valeria Solarino, Daniela Virgilio, Isabella Ragonese, Neri Marcorè, Michela Cescon, Salvatore Cantalupo, Ambra Angiolini, Francesca Inaudi, Gianni Cavina, Jean Rochefort, Alessandra Mastronardi, Gérard Depardieu, Nicolas Vaporidis, Camilla Filippi, Kasia Smutniak, Giovanni Storti, etc. The 31st edition of the Festival will take place in Fano on 15th-19th October 2019. With a total audience of approximately 10,000 people over the week, Fano International Film Festival is promoted and organized by the Fotovideocineclub of Fano in cooperation with private and public bodies like the Municipality of Fano, MiBACT-the Italian Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism, the Italian Film Club Association (FEDIC), and with the help of private local and national companies.