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Entertainment blog by Alessandra De Tommasi

Partnership & References (EN)

Chance, talent show by Agon Channel

I’m an entertainment journalist based in Rome, Italy. As a freelancer,I write about movies, TV, books, travel, lifestyle, music and  fashion for more than 20 national print and web outlets. Iregularlyattendmany international film and tv festivalsaround the world, from Toronto to Macao.

Since 2007 I am also part of the media staff of Giffoni Film Festival

Since 2016 I’ve been a member of the Preselection committee fiction for Monte-Carlo TV Festival.

On 2014, I was invited by Romics, the international comic convention in Rome, to talk about Young adult adaptations, as film and book critic

On 2015, I have been chosen as a member of the press jury for the final episode of Chance, Agon Channel’s talent show.

On 2016, I have been asked to join the jury at Social World Film Festival in Vico Equense.


In 2017, I was a member of the jury at Fireforks Intenational Festival at Rainbow Magicland, an amusement park in Rome.

From 2003 to 2010 I have been part of the staff of Telefilm Festival in Milan, the first international celebration of tv series in Italy, organized by Accademia dei Telefilm.

References & co.

attends ‘Escobar: Paradise Lost’ Red Carpet during the 9th Rome Film Festival at Auditorium Parco Della Musica on October 19, 2014 in Rome, Italy.

During almost two decades of career, my work has been quoted several times by different media outlets and included in university research papers, such as “Tutti come Ally” (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore – Milano). People South Africa has written several columns about our set visit in Los Angeles, on Grey’s Anatomy and Desperate Housewive’ studios.

Bravo Armenia has mentioned me during the reportage at Mostra Internazionale del Cinema di Venezia and East Touch Magazine in Hong Kong has shared a picture of Brave’s world premiere in Edinburgh.

Recently Polish webmagazine Naekranie has reported on our set visit in Prague on Knightfall 2’s studios, produced by A+E Networks and released on History Italy.

I’ve been interviewed by France TV Info, one of the most important websites in France, at Cannes Film Festival 2019 on my professional experience at festivals with an international crew of journalists. The article is avaible here.

The most important Polish webmagazine WP has reported on my attendance at Cannes Film Festival 2019 and I have also been featured as film critic (here you can find my interview).

I have also been featured as film critic on Greek TV program Κινηματογραφική λέσχη – Αφιέρωμα στους Ταβιάνι – Πατέρας Αφέντης, hosted by Alexandros Romanos Lizardos on April 2019. The episode is also avaible here on Youtube.

Press Agency AP has released a footage of Clive Owen’s round table interview with international press at El Gouna Film Festival 2018, in Egypt. The video is also avaible here on Youtube.

Manlio Castagna, International bestseller author, has thanked me in his first novel Petrademone.

I have also been featured as film critic on TV programs hosted by Gigi Marzullo on Rai Uno (Cinematografo, Milleeunlibro e Applausi) at Berlinale 2019.

Cinecittà Luce magazine also has released my daily diary from Berlinale 2019.

And, last but nost least, it includes any social reference, included Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. Gary Barlow from Take That shared a picture of the press conference I have attended too, Ken Follett has ritweetted our picture together on a train during our interview and dancer Joaquin Cortes asked his partner to take a picture during our meeting and share it online.