Festival internazionale Segni della Notte - Urbino
International Festival Signs of the Night - Urbino

6° Festival internazionale Segni della Notte - Urbino - November 28th - December 4th, 2022

20th International Festival Signs of the Night - Italy

Octavian Dancila Romania


Octavian Dancila is a film curator and a film festival programmer with an MA in Film Studios. Programming and Curation at the National Film and Television School, London.

He curated a thematic film season exploring Solitude On Screen, made in collaboration with the Yunus Emre Cultural Institute in London, NFTS, and Rio Cinema (http://togetheralone2.com).

His main activity is on independent cinema exhibition and independent film production. Octavian represents Transilvania International Film Festival (tiff.ro/en) as a member of the programming team, and Cinema Victoria, an arthouse venue in Cluj Napoca, programming & curating film events.

Steven Yates Great Britain / Germany

Steven Yates is a British film critic and journalist based in Berlin.

He writes for a variety of websites and hard copy publications globally and has been a member of FIPRESCI since 2001, attending numerous film festivals as a jury member in Europe and globally. He has worked for film festivals in the past, including London and Edinburgh, as well as being an assistant programmer for National Schools Film Week in the UK.

Presently he is part of the selection team for the Kendal Mountain Film Festival, also in the UK.

Ayoub Bitar Lebanon


Director, Scriptwriter, Photographer Ayoub Bitar, born Beirut, Lebanon.

Began his career in experimental photography and graduated from the Lebanese institute of fine arts to writing and directing films.

He is best known for his experimental approach to filmmaking.