Davide Abbatescianni – Contributing Writer

Davide Abbatescianni is a journalist based in Rome. He currently works as an international reporter for the EU-funded portal Cineuropa, for which he covers the business of European film with daily news, interviews, festival reports and reviews of new releases. His bylines appeared on other international outlets such as Variety, New Scientist, The New Arab, Reader's Digest, BusinessDocEurope, Al Jazeera English, POV Magazine, The Location Guide, Filmexplorer, The Calvert Journal, Projektor, the Europa Distribution's blog Independent Cinema Office's blog. He is a member of the FIPRESCI (International Federation of Film Critics), ICS (International Cinephile Society), FEDEORA (Federation of Film Critics of Europe and the Mediterranean) and NECS (European Network for Cinema and Media Studies). In 2021, he served as a FIPRESCI juror at the Annecy International Animated Film Festival, and as a member of the Cineuropa Jury at the Sarajevo Film Festival.