About Summerside International
SUMMERSIDE INTERNATIONAL is a vivid and dynamic entertainment reality, specialized in production, financing and worldwide distribution of feature films and television programming, co-founded by Francesca Manno and Nicola Tassoni.
Participating in top markets and festivals around the world, SUMMERSIDE INTERNATIONAL had its debut at European Film Market 2016.
SUMMERSIDE INTERNATIONAL offers a persistently renewed and always pioneering slate of films from all over the world: art-house, director-driven, commercial, genre, features, documentaries, regularly selected at both European and worldwide festivals representing projects in all stages, broadening the definition of distribution, focusing on bringing high quality filmed entertainment to the worldwide marketplace.
With a team of top executives and experienced managers, SUMMERSIDE INTERNATIONAL facilitate the packaging and worldwide promotion of films.
SUMMERSIDE INTERNATIONAL is the right place where innovative directorial talents and their visions can be discovered and promoted to distributors and broadcasters throughout the world, as the finest authors in international cinema.
Francesca Manno has been involved in production, financing, distribution, international sales and acquistions of more than 300 films, servicing as Vice President of Minerva Pictures for over 10 years. She is producer of many films and she has an extensive knowledge of film business and entertainment industry all over the world. She is a graduate in law, a lawyer, from the University of Bologna.
Nicola Tassoni has been involved in the media and entertainment business, as legal advisor and consultant, for the past 10 years. Besides being a high recognized lawyer in the field of public and administrative law, he is a real cinephile, with an extensive knowledge of films, directors, talents, and he has an amazing taste for author’s and arthouse features. He is co founder and buyer for SUMMERSIDE INTERNATIONAL.