Paolo Polimeni

2016 JUDGE

ROLE / ORGANISATION

Program Assessor and Classifier

LOCATION

NSW
Australia

SHORT BIO

Paolo Polimeni started his career in television and media in 1992 as a floor manager, then as a producer and director for regional and national broadcasters, including the Italian broadcasting corporation RAI. He produced content for news, documentaries and factual programs for the national and international market, including SBS Australia. After fourteen years in television production and marketing, he started focusing on content assessment. He worked with Channel 44 and NHK WORLD, monitoring, assessing and classifying programs. He assesses entries for the Antenna Documentary Film Festival, the SciFi Film Festival and Queer Screen, and classifies entries for the Japanese Film Festival. With a strong focus and passion toward editorial excellence, he wishes to continue assessing programs for film festivals and national broadcasters.