Alessandro Raja

Year of participation at FICM as member of the jury: 2014 Sección de Documental Mexicano Executive director and programmer of Festival Scope

Alessandro Raja (CEO of Festival Scope & Festival Programmer) is a Paris-based film professional and founder of Festival Scope (www.festivalscope.com), an online platform for film professionals launched in 2010. After completing a degree in Business Studies at the Bocconi University in Milan, he went on to work within various segments of the film industry, ranging from international sales and acquisitions Celluloid Dreams (Paris, 2005-2009), The Coproduction Office (Paris, 2004), distribution—Artificial Eye (London, 2000-2003) to exhibition The Everyman (London, 1999- 2000). Since 2012 he also acts as a programmer for the Sarajevo Film Festival and, since 2013, for the 2morrow Independent Film Festival in Moscow.