Emotions, glamour and, of course, music: this is the Soundtrack Stars, the Venice Film Festival Collateral Award that evaluate the best soundtrack among the Official Selection movies, also delivering the critics’ award to internationally renowned artists such as Ennio Morricone, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Alexandre Desplat, Nicola Piovani, Gabriele Muccino, Andrea Guerra, Guillermo del Toro and Ferzan Ozpetek.

Over the years, the jury has involved prominent personalities of the film and music industry, including Giuliano Montaldo, Cesare Cremonini, Cristiana Capotondi, Lele Marchitelli, Malika Ayane, Paola Turci, Violante Placido, Marco Cremonini, Manola Moslehi and Nina Zilli, as well as journalists and critics such as Prof. Giovanni Canova, SGCI President Laura Delli Colli and journalist Gino Castaldo. The Soundtrack Stars Award is designed and produced by Free Event in collaboration with SNGCI.

JURY 2020

Laura Delli Colli (SGNCI)
Jury President
Alessandra Vitali
(La Repubblica)
Giuseppe Fantasia
(Huffington Post)
Antonella Nesi
(Adn Kronos)
Stefania Ulivi
(Corriere della Sera)
Marina Sanna
(Il Cinematografo)
Carola Carulli
(TG2 Cultura)


At the 77th Venice Film Festival, the jury delivered the Soundtrack Stars Award 2020 to “Miss Marx” by Susanna Nicchiarelli, for the music of Gatto Ciliegia contro il Grande Freddo, together with the Downtown Boys, which scored authentic provocation outbursts.

The Jury, chaired by Laura Delli Colli (President of SGNCI), was formed by the journalists Alessandra Vitali (La Repubblica), Stefania Ulivi (Corriere della Sera) Giuseppe Fantasia (Huffington Posto), Antonella Nesi (Adn kronos), Marina Sanna (Il Cinematografo) and Carola Carulli (TG2 Cultura).

In this edition the special Music & Cinema prize was awarded to Antonio Diodado for his extraordinary harmony with the cinema world.

As every other year, the organization has also awarded the important lifetime achievement Award, assigned to Giorgio Moroder, producer, record producer, Italian disc jockey, winner of three Oscars, one of the most influential musicians in the field of electronic music, disco music and famous for its soundtracks.

In previous editions, the lifetime achievement Award was awarded to Ferzan Ozpetek (2019), Guillermo del Toro (2018), Andrea Guerra (2017), Gabriele Muccino (2016), Nicola Piovani (2015), Alexandre Desplat (2014), Ryuichi Sakamoto (2013) and Ennio Morricone (2012).

Giorgio Moroder (2020)

Ferzan Özpetek (2019)

Guillermo Del Toro (2018)

Andrea Guerra (2017)

Gabriele Muccino (2016)

Nicola Piovani (2015)

Alexandre Desplat (2014)

Ryuichi Sakamoto (2013)

Ennio Morricone (2012)

Susanna Nicchiarelli - Regista del film vincitore "Miss Marx” Soundtrack Stars Award 2020

Premio Soundtrack Stars Award

Italian Pavillion Cinecittà Cerimonia Premiazione

Giuria Soundtrack Stars Award 2018 - Cerimonia di Premiazione

Paola Turci e Violante Placido - Giurate 2018

Sasha Ring e Philip Thimm - Vincitori Soundtrack Stars Award 2018 musiche del film “Capri Revolution” di Mario Martone

Barbara Bobulova - Menzione Speciale "Saremo Giovani e Bellissimi"

Consegna Premio Critica Guillermo del Toro - Alberto Barbera e Laura Delli Colli

Guillermo Del Toro - Premio della Critica 2018

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