Alessandro Gropplero is a graduate in Communication Studies at Trieste. In 2005 he began working for the Udine Far East Film Festival. Since May 2007 he has been the head of international relations of the FRIULI VENEZIA GIULIA AUDIOVISUAL FUND. He has been the key figure in developing and organising a variety of international events, such as “When
East meets West – Trieste Cross-border Meeting”; “Ties that bind” – Asia Europe Producers Workshop funded by MEDIA Mundus; “Eurodoc” – Transregional Workshops 2009/2011, in cooperation with the Slovenian Film Fund and the Croatian Audiovisual Centre.