Rotterdam Lab

Silvio Masselli

Silvio Maselli is an entrepreneur and manager with more than two decades of experience in the media industry and public relations. Born and graduated with honours in political science, after a master's degree in management and multimedia he began his career in 2001 in Rome at Fandango Film Production where he assisted the general manager. Key account for the communications agency Proforma, he follows numerous product and political launch campaigns. In 2007 he was listed as founder and first Director General of the Apulia Film Commission, which quickly became one of Europe's most important DMOs and a leader in institutional innovation, recognized by the European Green Paper on Culture as an EU good practice. In 2013 he was chosen as Secretary General of ANICA, the following year he was chosen by the Mayor of Bari and National President of Italian's mayors Antonio Decaro as Technical Councillor for Culture and Tourism. From 2019, at the end of his institutional experience, he founded the production company Fidelio, of which he is sole director. In 2021 he founded Hope Group, a company that produces green hydrogen and energy from renewable sources, of which he is the head of external and institutional relations.

Fidelio Films  Italy

Fidelio, born in 2019, is a film, commercials and events production company funded by Daniele Basilio and Silvio Maselli, participated by the actor and author Valerio Mastandrea, by the choreographer and dancer Elisa Barucchieri and by private investors. Fidelio has combined capital and talent to achieve its social purpose: produce quality content for a large and popular audience and contribute to the digital transformation of the European audiovisual and cultural industry.


Projects in development

Babà by Giovanni Dota (feature)

Hype by Domenico Croce (TV series)


Projects in production

Antonia by Chiara Malta (TV series)


Projects in post-production

Aemilia by Claudio Canepari and Giuseppe Ghinami (hybrid feature)


Released films

Vetro (Crystal Girl) by Domenico Croce (feature)

My soul summer by Fabio Mollo (feature)

Silvio Masselli

Rotterdam Lab

Rotterdam Lab participants 2023

See the names of the emerging producers joining us for the Rotterdam Lab 2023.