Alberto Pasquale is an Independent Expert, Senior Consultant in Strategy, Management, Finance and Marketing, specialized in Film & TV business. Among his clients: Italian Ministry of Culture – Cinema Directorate, Gruppo L’Espresso (top Italian publishing company), Officine Ubu (Independent film distributor).
He has been General Manager (2003-2007) at 20th Century Fox Italy. Before that, he has been Sales Assistant Manager (1990-1992) and Marketing Director (1995-2003) at Warner Bros. Italy.
Previously (1992-1995) he worked for RCS Films & TV (Rizzoli – Corriere della Sera Publishing Group) as Head of Theatrical Distribution and TV Sales, also participating to all rights acquisitions process. He has been Member of the board of Majestic Films & TV, the sales company based in London.
From 2008 to 2011 he has been Head of Audio-Visual Department at Filas S.p.A. (Finanziaria Laziale per lo Sviluppo), as Filas managed until 2011 a Regional Audiovisual Fund. Mr. Pasquale has been Member of the board of CINE-REGIO, the European Network associating 43 of the most important European regional funds dedicated to the audiovisual sector.
He has authored numerous articles on the Economics of the Audiovisual Industry, published in the leading Italian trade magazines. He has extensive lecturing experience and teaches Film & TV Economics and Management at La Sapienza University in Rome, at LUISS University (also in Rome) and at Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia (Cinecittà, Rome). He also lectures Film Marketing & Distribution at Media Business School (Madrid – Ronda), and Economics, Marketing, Buyer Behaviour, International Strategic Marketing and Negotiation at the European School of Economics, Rome campus.
Mr. Pasquale is one of the authors of The Audiovisual Management Handbook (2002), published by Media Business School and has published two books on Cinema Tax Credit in Italy (2008 and 2012).
He holds a master degree in Economics from Bocconi University, a postgraduate degree in Film Direction and Scriptwriting from the Film School of Milan and a postgraduate degree in Audiovisual Production (EAVE).