Alessandro RAJA is the CEO and Co-founder of Festival Scope & Festival Scope Pro.
After completing a degree at Bocconi University in Milan, he went on to work within various segments of the film industry, ranging from international sales and acquisitions – CELLULOID DREAMS (Paris, 2005-2009), COPRODUCTION OFFICE (Paris, 2004) – to distribution – ARTIFICIAL EYE (London, 2000-2003) – including exhibition – THE EVERYMAN (London, 1999-2000).
In 2010 together with Mathilde Henrot, he founded FESTIVAL SCOPE PRO (pro.festivalscope.com), the streaming platform for film professionals presenting films from the most prestigious film festivals around the world.
Since 2016, he is also CEO and co-founder of FESTIVAL SCOPE (www.festivalscope.com), a streaming platform open to the general audience that presents films from partner festivals for a limited number of people and for a limited time.
Since 2016, he is one of the organizers of the ARTEKINO Festival (www.artekinofestival.com), a joint initiative of ARTE Cinema and Festival Scope.
Alessandro Raja is also a festival programmer, notably for the SARAJEVO FILM FESTIVAL since 2012.