Gobierno de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires Festivales de Buenos Aires


10 May 2012

Journalist, critic and editor Marcelo Panozzo (in the photo, the one in the middle between leaving director Sergio Wolf and Minister Hernán Lombardi) is BAFICI’s new Artistic Director, as officially announced on Thursday 10, at noon. In previous years, he was part of the programming team of the Festival. This constitutes an orderly and agreed transfer from the former administration of Sergio Wolf. Panozzo is a prestigious professional with an outstanding career spanning over two decades. He started as a music and film critic in the youth supplement “El Tajo” of Sur newspaper. Then, he was the editor-in-chief of the Entertainment section and editor of the “Sí” supplement of Clarín newspaper as well as editorial head of the Entertainment section of Crítica de la Argentina newspaper.

He also worked for La Nación newspaper’s cultural magazine ADN, the magazines TXT, Rolling Stone, La Mano, El Amante-cine, d-mode, Remix, Ego, XXIII and collaborated with Página 12, Diario Perfil, FM Spika, FM Rock and Pop and on the TV shows El Amante-Cine, on Canal(á), and Duro de almorzar, on Canal 13. He was editor of the Gijon International Film Festival’s newspaper, from Spain. Currently, he is editor of Debate, an imprint of the publishing company Random House Mondadori (Sudamericana).

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