Jury Member

Laura Pellegrini is a REMI Award-winning producer and the Vice-President of Rosso Films International. She has gained significant acclaim for her documentary “The Girl Who Cannot Speak,” which was featured at NBC’s Meet the Press Film Festival in collaboration with AFI, and won Best Social Documentary at the St. Louis International Film Festival, an Oscar-qualifying event. The film also received the Best Documentary Jury Prize at the Swiss International Film Festival.

Laura has been a prominent voice in media, appearing on MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell Reports and ABC’s Law & Crime to discuss policies on sexual abuse and human rights. She has also spoken on Piers Morgan Uncensored and Pix 11 News about firearms safety on film sets. Another notable project, “The Day I Had to Grow Up,” explores youth activism and is accessible on various streaming platforms. Her films, recognized globally, address critical social issues.

Currently, she and her long time collaborator Stefano Da Frè are completing a narrative feature titled “A Dream Beyond The Dark,” about a blind artist in New York, starring Clara McGregor and Jacopo Rampini. Laura is part of the 2024 Jury Panel for the FFTG Awards.