Ciak is a popular Italian language film magazine published in Milan, Italy. It is the most popular film magazine in Italy. The title is the Italian word (also spelled ciac, for a film clapperboard.

CategoriesFilm magazine
Year founded1985 (1985)
CompanyArnoldo Mondadori Editore
Based inMilan

History and profile

Ciak was established in 1985 by Arnoldo Mondadori Editore.[1] Each year the magazine publishes the Power List.[2]

Ciak d'oro

The Ciak d'oro (Golden Ciak) is an Italian annual film award. It was established in 1986 by the magazine Ciak.

It is the only award of Italian cinema that has the audience as jury:[3] the readers of the magazine vote the best film, the best director, the best leading actors and the best foreign film of the season, instead the best supporting actors and the winners of the Ciak d'oro for technical categories and for Best Debut are designed by a jury of film critics and specialized journalists.[4]

See also

List of magazines published in Italy


  1. "The most important Italian magazines". Life in Italy. Retrieved 10 August 2014.
  2. Catherine O'Rawe (18 June 2014). Stars and Masculinities in Contemporary Italian Cinema. Palgrave Macmillan. p. 1. ISBN 978-1-137-38147-7. Retrieved 22 January 2015.
  3. Panorama , Issues 1989-1992. Mondadori, 2004.
  4. Enrico Lancia. I premi del cinema. Gremese Editore, 1998. pp. 274–281. ISBN 88-7742-221-1.
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