Both under the direction of Flavia Paulon and Attilio Zamperoni, AsoloArtFilmFestival has been a never-ending succession of important personalities from the world of cinema and of art in general.
There have been many guests worth mentioning, such as Andrej Tarkowskji, who won the first edition of the Festival in 1973, Alain Resnais, Jean Rouch, Henry Stark, Adrian Maben, Luciano Emmer, Giorgio Treves, Fabrizio Plessi, Gaetano Pesce.
Many of the guest that came to Asolo through the years were awarded with special prizes, such as Ingrid Bergman, Paola Borbone, Monica Vitti, Anna Proclemer, Alberto Sordi, Catherine Deneuve, Giorgio Albertazzi, Bonito Oliva, Giorgio Strehler, Ottavia Piccolo, Golshifteh Farahani, Zubin Mehta.
The prizes given to the guests were often designed by local artists.
Many other guests visited Asolo: Yoko Ono, Vittorio Sgarbi, Sharon Stone, Philippe Daverio.