European Union
Matteo Zacchetti
Creative Europe programme – MEDIA
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LUX Film Prize 2015 - Selection Panel: Observer


Born in Genoa (Italy) in 1966, Matteo Zacchetti works at the European Commission since 1995.

He is Deputy Head of Unit " MEDIA Programme and media literacy"  in DG Education and Culture and he is responsible for the Media Literacy initiative. He spent almost all his professional life in the media or dealing with media related issues both in the private sector (NBC Super Channel ltd.) and at the European Commission where he has been working for more 15 years on different policy aspects of the audio-visual media. 

In 2012, he has been Visiting Professor in the School of International Relations of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles. He holds a degree in Economics of the University of Genoa.