Dr. Antonio Gellini is the founder and president of the World Film Institute, the Olympia Awards and the Family Film Awards. He has received awards worldwide for his directorial work and is one of the leading personalities in this field. He is the son of a diplomat and has lived in 23 different countries. In Los Angeles, his dream of truly globalizing the art of filmmaking came true. He founded the World Film Institute and made it a recognized source for filmmakers, film students and movie fans around the world.