logo 1976The Festival's cultural proposal improves increasing its fame despite its logistic problems like the terrible street conditions leading to Giffoni. Amongst other initiatives there is a review dedicated to the animation artist Norman McLaren. There is a great need for a press office. Pino Blasi, a reporter for Il Mattino newspaper, takes care of the rapport with the his colleagues from the press, thus revealing himself as a fundamental figure for the Festival's growth.

The first awards for specially interesting authors are given. In 1976 it is ROBERTO FAENZA's, back then a very interesting film maker, and documentary expert FOLCO QUILICI.