In a sign of a shared dream that becomes a project, Marano Youths Spot Festival is an opportunity to live images and ideas, share creativity, thoughts, participation, social engagement and change:
the Consortium Schools City of Marano, in order to realize activities coordinated by the Department of Education to Legality Regional Education Office for Campania, promotes
22° Festival Internazionale della Comunicazione Sociale dei RagazziThe Marano Youths Spot Festival with the slogan and common theme "THT JOURNEY", the festival wants to witness the collective effort of a community which is intended to convert an area, dominion of powerful camorra’s clans, in a laboratory-campus, hotbed for emotions, for thoughts and participation, social commitment and improvement.
The event - sponsored in recent years by the highest institutions of the state and organized in collaboration with’ LIBERA “associations names and numbers against mafias”, with the Advertising Progress Foundation - has won major awards such as the Prize of High Quality for Children in 2009 and official medals of the President of the Republic from 2009 to 2018. For many Italian and international schools operating in the field of film and television production and media-education, MRSF has become an event of great importance and prestige.
Marano di Napoli will welcome children of all ages coming and from all over the world from 25nd November to 1th December 2019. These boys and girls, with the use of modern technologies of communication, produce adverts to promote legality, social justice, peace, environmental protection and friendship among peoples, interracial and intercultural dialogue and gender equality, with the idea to built together a better future shaped on the shearing, the loyalty and the love.

A jury composed of experts in the communication of cinema and media education, will select and admit to the Festival:
• 20 films for the Students section - International Youth Contest
• 20 films for the Filmmaker section - International Youth Contest
• 10 films for the Itally - International Youth Contest section
The selected videos will be evaluated during the days of the festival by a technical jury and a jury of the public "I vote too" The technical jury will be composed of 40 school children from Marano, from experts in cinema and communication, will be presided over by a boy.
The jury of the public "I vote too" is made up of all the students from the schools of Marano di Napoli and from delegations of schools in the Campania Region.

The juries will assign:
• The festival kite for the best film International Youth Contest students
• The festival kite for the best film International Youth Contest Filmmaker
• The festival kite for the best film International Youth Contest Italy

The International Youth Contest is divided into the categories Student, Filmmaker, Italy is reserved for short films with a maximum duration of 10 minutes (excluding any opening and closing credits), made by High School Students, Film Schools, Academies of Art and University, and by young Filmmakers under 30.

Signing up
Registration for the "International Youth Contest" must be registered by 31 May 2019 on the FilmFreeWay international portal by connecting to the link:

Festival dates

The XXII edition of the Marano Ragazzi Spot Festival will take place in Marano di Napoli and in the city of Naples from 25 November to 1 December 2019.


Participation in the festival involves:
• full and unconditional acceptance of this regulation;
• participation for guest delegations, all activities (projections and workshops) provided for by the Festival program;
• authorization to the Consorzio Scuole Città di Marano and to the Associazione Marano Ragazzi Spot Festival, with the exclusion of any form of profit, to disseminate the video material presented and to circulate it, nationally and internationally, as well as in television broadcasts of: RAI Italian radio and television, private television broadcasters, satellite TV stations, outdoor channels, Internet, the author's right to be mentioned.
• the authorization of public and private television stations to make television footage during the days of the event and to transmit them in any form or manner, in Italy or abroad, without limiting space and time.

Personal data will be processed in compliance with the provisions of Legislative Decree 196/03. The data controller is the Associazione Marano Ragazzi Spot Festival.
All the material sent to the festival will not be returned and will be filed at the Video Documentation Center of the Marano Ragazzi Spot Festival.
The organizers of the Marano Ragazzi Spot Festival reserve the right to make changes to these regulations, giving immediate notice on the website and on the social channels of the festival.

Overall Rating
  • Un festival di Grandi Emozioni

    December 2018
  • Emraan Enamdar

    It was very much overwhelming to be a part of this festival as we look forward to send you more films with social contant

    December 2018
  • nice one and good experience.

    April 2018
  • Positive Jana

    nice one and good experience.

    December 2017
  • Strange, that nobody contacted with you, especially when your work is selected. Any communication or feedback at all...

    December 2016