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).