Ciak d’Oro 2021, all the prizes awarded by the public

The winners of the 36th edition of the Ciak d’oro have been announced, the only popular prize for Italian cinema voted directly by the public as a sign of restart and return to the theater. 82,634 votes were received on the Ciak website,, which also confirmed its growth trend in recent months, to vote in the categories: Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor and Best Actress , the Best film of the season directed by a newcomer, the Protagonist of the year of a TV series, the Best poster.

Toni Servillo goes to the Golden SuperCiak awarded by the editorial staff of the monthly Ciak as the best protagonist of the cinema season marked by the return to theaters.

The films in competition are those released in the period from 1 September 2020 to 30 September 2021. Best Film, in the opinion of the public, is Here I laugh by Mario Martone (READ THE REVIEW) who sees Servillo as the protagonist.

The Golden Ciak for Best Director goes to Alessandro Gassmann for Il Silenzio Grande which also earned Massimiliano Gallo the Golden Ciak for Best Actor.

Best Actress is Serena Rossi for Sadness has the Light Sleep by Marco Mario De Notaris while the award for Best Film directed by a newcomer goes to Alessandro Grande for Regina.

The star of the year in a TV series is Ludovica Martino for the role of Eva in the appreciated Italian adaptation of Skam by Netflix. Finally, the Best Poster is that of Tutti per 1 – 1 per tutti by Giovanni Veronesi.

“The Ciak d’oro – declared the director of Ciak, Flavio Natalia – are confirmed as an award with a unique strength in the panorama of cinema. The explosion in the number of votes received, almost three times those collected last year, when there were 30,000, demonstrates both the vitality of the formula and the very strong desire for cinema of the Italian public ”.

Sky Tg24 and the Ciak d’oro

Even this year Sky Tg24 is media partner of Golden clapperboard. The special with the winners voted directly by the public will be broadcast tomorrow, Saturday 20 November at 9pm.
The main partner of the Golden clapperboard is the Mercatorum telematic University, of the Pegaso group, the first all-Italian Startup University, characterized by different academic paths, in the name of innovation.
The next appointment with the Golden clapperboard it will be in January with the prizes dedicated to the best non-protagonist performers and the prizes in the so-called “technical” categories, which will be awarded by a jury of 150 entertainment journalists and film critics. To these will be added as usual i Golden clapperboard assigned by the editors of Ciak, dedicated to the Love at first sight in cinema and TV series, to the male and female Revelation of the year, to the Revelation of the year in TV series.


Golden SuperCiak to the film protagonist of the year: Toni Servillo

Golden Ciak for Best Film: Here I laugh, by Mario Martone

Ciak d’oro for Best Director: Alessandro Gassmann (The great silence)

Golden Ciak for Best Leading Actor: Massimilate Gallo (The great silence)

Ciak d’oro for Best Actress in a Leading Role: Serena Rossi (Sadness is a light sleeper)

Golden Ciak for Best Film directed by a newcomer: Alessandro Grande (Queen)

Golden Ciak for the Protagonist of the Year in a TV Series: Ludovica Martino (Skam Italia – Netflix / TimVision)

Ciak d’oro for the Best poster: All for 1 – 1 for all