Franco Tatò



Franco Tatò is a highly regarded international manager within the European financial community for his extensive professional experience. Franco served as CEO of several blue chips corporation such as: Austro Olivetti in Wien, Deutsche Olivetti in Frankfurt, Mannesmann in Villigen Schwenninge, Triunph Adler in Nurnberg, and Enel in Rome.
Within the media industry, he served as CEO of Fininvest and Mondadori and as Chairman of Mikado (De Agostini Group).
Franco is currently serving as Chairman of Fullsix and Parmalat spa and is also the CEO of Istituto della Enciclopedia Treccani. Franco holds a master degree in Philosophy. He is a published author and journalist.

Andrea Zoso


Partner and MD

Andrea Zoso has extensive International business development and finance experience in the film industry.
He is an qualified CPA in the UK and Italy and holds MBAs from Columbia University and the London Business School.
Andrea lectures at the university of Pisa - Master of film and entertainment organization.

Paolo Righetto



Paolo Righetto launched Aliante Group in 2006 aiming to invest in leading Italian companies (SME), in some of the vital sectors of the Italian economy such as food, design, interior design, automation mechanics and fashion.
Prior to that he has was a manager and executive with Paris Natexis private equity, Meliorbanca Gallo in London and for three years at Societé Générale, in the M&A division.
At present he sits on more than 30 boards of Italian and American Companies contributing to their strategic, commercial and financial development.
Paolo is in charge of Film finance for the Aliante Group.
He graduated in Economics at Verona University further he has participated in SG Executive Program at the Chicago Kellogg Institute of Management, has obtained a Master in Lean Management at the CUOA Institute and has attended the Black Belt Program at the Alfa Laval Group in Lund - Sweden.

Lucia Morselli



Lucia Morselli has a strong track record in international management with a special focus in the media industry and extensive professional practice in the fields of M&A, Joint Venture and cross-borders deals.
Lucia served as CEO and board director of several public and privately held companies, such as Bioera spa and IPI spa. Within the media industry she was the Managing Director of the Telepiu (pay TV) Group and CEO of Stream Tv (Sky Italia). She also served as CEO of Mikado (De Agostini Group), where she gained extansive experience in the production and distribution of feature films. Lucia also served as Managing Director of News Corporation Europe. She is currently the CEO of Liberty Shipping co.
She holds a bachelor degree in Mathematics, a PHD in Physics, an MBA and a Master in Public Administration.

Riccardo Favato



Riccardo Favato contributed to the financing of the Oscar-winning movie "The Great Beauty" by Paolo Sorrentino. Since 2002 he has been dealing with writing, script evaluation, funds raising and soft-money. He has worked at major companies as Mediaset, Endemol, Cattleya, Videa-CDE, Panorama Films and others. He attended the European Master in Audiovisual Management by the MEDIA Programme. He graduated in Mass Media at the University of Bologna.

Giuseppe Ligorio



Giuseppe Ligorio has been working for more than 17 years as managerial consultant, in industries such as telecommunications, banks and insurances, fashion, sport, culture industry, business training, tourism, funds raising. He then served as managing director of DUEL, a communication company, assisting medium-sized Italian enterprises, multinational companies in collaboration with the central government and local authorities. Giuseppe graduated in Sport Management at "Foro Italico" Rome University.

Valeria Materzanini



Valeria has been the executive assistant of Eagle Pictures CEO. She has assisted the DGTVi association for digital television including the main Italian network operators and broadcasters (Rai, Mediaset, Telecom Italia Media, Prima TV, FRT, AERANTI-CORALLO) during the switch off transition from analogue to digital. Prior to that she was the assistant of the Schroder Salomon Smith Barney Director of Marketing and Public Investors in Milan and earlier she held a position of staff journalist with the Italian socialist party secretary. Valeria holds a degree of modern languages at the Sapienza University of Rome.

Giulia Paolini