The Association - BergamoTOONS

BergamoTOONS può rappresentare un importante momento di incontro tra i giovani artisti desiderosi di crescere e i Grandi della storia dell’animazione.

BergamoTOONS was born in June 2016 and immediately shows not only the desire to do but also grimness and organizational skills fast. In September opens the exhibition “From cardboard to carton” hosted by Astino Estate until October 31 and October 7, in partnership with Bergamo Science, promotes the encounter between art and science with the conference “Colors and Cartons, emotions in the hall” , always in the beautiful setting of Astino.

The event is conceived and organized by BERGAMOTOONS, founded in 2016 and founded by Valentina Mazzola (Chairman), Andrea Bozzetto (Vice President), Federico Fiecconi (Artistic Director), Gigi Tufano
(Secretary), Oscar Mazzola (Treasurer), with Honorary President Bruno Bozzetto.
The association intends to create a cultural event with annual recurrence that can involve:

» City Spaces such as City Theaters, GAMEC and other public and private city venues that normally host artistic and cultural events.

» University institutes at local, regional and international level.

» City-sensitive institutions of the art (Credito Bergamasco Foundation, BPB Foundation, etc.)

» Industry Associations: Animation Italia, Cartoon Italia, ASIFA Italia, etc.

» Player of the sector: Rai and other Tv networks, Anica, Licensing agencies, Publishers, etc.

The fundoros

Valentina Mazzola


Author, screenwriter, TV series script editor and author of childhood stories.

Bruno Bozzetto

Presidente onorario

Bruno Bozzetto (Milan, March 3, 1938) is an Italian animator, designer and director. He is the author of some animated feature films and numerous short films, many of whom see ...

Andrea Bozzetto

Vice presidente

TV series director and animator, founder of Studio Bozzetto & Co.

Federico Fiecconi

Direttore artistico

Producer and Advertiser, one of the top experts in animation film as a historian, collector and curator of events and exhibitions around the world.

Oscar Mazzola


Advertising with long experience in the advertising world.

Gigi Tufano

Segretario Generale

Director and filmmaker of fiction and advertising, great animation enthusiast and special effects.