Il mio video “Reinventarsi” si è aggiudicato il I Premio nel concorso bandito da Corecom Toscana (il Comitato Regionale per le Comunicazioni) “Toscana in spot 2014: comunicare il lavoro”.
“Come Nei Filme” has been selected for the official competition (category “Short Drama”) to the 6th Edition of the BAGHDAD INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL held in Baghdad (Iraq) in October from the 15th to the 19th.
“Come Nei Filme” participates in the 7th Edition of the Festival Internacional De Cine Y Video Alternativo Y Comunitario OJO AL SANCOCHO held in Bogota, Colombia, on October from the 4th to the 11th.
Thanks to “Come Nei Filme” I won an Award of Merit in the “Disability Issues” category at the prestigious ACCOLADE GLOBAL FILM COMPETITION , an international competition that rewards excellence in the audiovisual industry by selecting from thousands of productions from all over the world.
“Come Nei Filme” has been selected to the UHVATI INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL held in Novi Sad (Serbia) from September the 22th to the 28th and which is going to be held also in Rijeka (Croatia) in October. The short film won a special mention “for affirmation of persons with disabilities partecipation in the film art“
“Come nei filme” (“Like in the movies”) is in competition in the documentary section of the seventh edition of the Tangier International Film Festival, in Morocco. The screening of the film will be on Sept. 18 at 10 pm at the Roxy cinema.
“Come Nei Filme” has been selected to the fifth edition of the INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF CORTOMETRAJE FIC, held in Buenos Aires, from September the 5th to 18th. Screenings will be held on September 8 at 20 at BELLA VISTA CULTURAL SDOR. Morón 1312 Bella Vista and on 15 September from 10am at ALIANZA FRANCESA DE BELLA VISTA Paraná 1593, esq. Ricchieri, Bella Vista.The final evening of the festival with the announcement of the winners is Sept. 18 at the Chamber of Commerce of San Miguel.
“Come nei Filme” is the official winner of the Documentary Category in the Toyama International Film Festival which was held in the city of Toyama (Japan) on June the 21th, after a selection of over 1,100 works from 59 countries worldwide.
“Come Nei Filme” was included in the official selection of the competition at the Film Festival “Lo Spiraglio” held in Rome, at the Nuovo Cinema Aquila on 5-6-7 June 2014. The video (which competes to the Prize Fausto Antonucci for Best Short Film) will be screened on Sunday the 7th, from 17:30.
“La Stanza dei Bottoni” will be broadcast on Bombametrajes on Thursday 8th May, Canal Bom at 15.30, in Madrid only.
“La Stanza dei Bottoni” has entered the official selection of CINECITA 3er Festival Internacional De Cine Y Televisión Infantil Y Juvenil of Bogotà in Colombia from the 7th to 10th May, in the juvenil section for shortfilms.
My Music Video from the song “Mi hai amato soltanto” by Alessandro Fiori has been selected to VERSI DI LUCE FESTIVAL. The Festival – born to deepen the relationship between film and poetry promoted and organized by the Club Club Amici di S. Quasimodo from Progetto Officina Kreativa – will be held in Modica (RG), Italy, from the 21th to the 23th of March.
On Sunday, December 8th from 15:00 at the Odeon cinema in Piazza Strozzi in Florence it will be hosted the award ceremony of the festival Raccorti Sociali 2013, led by actress Barbara Enrichi. My video “Come Nei Filme” (“Like in the movies“) will be among the 10 finalist shorts screened.
“La Stanza dei Bottoni” will be screened in the out of competition section of Efebo Corto Film Festival 2013. The screening will take place on December 17 from 16:30 in the auditorium of the High School “G. Pantaleo” in Castelvetrano (TP), Italy.
On Sunday, November the 17th, from 9:30 a.m. was held the awards ceremony in the Salone dei 500 in Palazzo Vecchio (Florence) of the “PRIZE OF ALL THE ARTS to return life to the families in public places, at work and on the streets of our beautiful Italy” called by the FONDAZIONE ELISABETTA E MARIACHIARA CASINI onlus, an initiative open to every kind of artistic composition that could respond to the theme “Art for a world that love and respect life”. With the short film “La Tinaia” I have won the institutional award in memory of Mariachiara Casini. In the Hall of Sala D’Armi in Palazzo Vecchio D’Armi was also an exhibition open throughout the day with all the winning artworks and the projection in loop of my shortmovie and others award-winning videos.
“La Stanza dei Bottoni” premiered on italian digital television channel Premium Cinema Comedy, from Mediaset Premium
On Thursday, October the 24th at 10 am, was held the event to launch the project THE ITALIAN MAKERS (promoted by the Fondazione Mondo Digitale and INAIL Lazio, in collaboration with CNA) at the head office of INAIL in Rome, in via Nomentana 74, a project which provides a training course for 400 young people divided into several phases, according to the model of “education for life” prepared by the Fondazione Mondo Digitale.
On the occasion was projected a short version of the video I made about young people and local artisans.
“Cambia Musica” was awarded in the sixth edition of the EcoFestiValPesio 2013 as Best Short of Fiction Realized by Schools during the awards ceremony held October 5, 2013 at 21:00 in the Council Chamber of Chiusa di Pesio (Italy).
Motivation: a truly original work, ironic, manages to capture the attention of the boys in an extraordinary manner, that seeing the film find themselves living again a well known reality.
The International Festival of Short Films Malescorto has selected two of my shorts for the 14th edition: “La Tinaia” (screened on the evening of 22 July, in the category “documentaries”) and “Cambia Musica” (screened on the evening of 23 July, the category “Institutes school Fiction “). The festival was held at the Cinema Hall of Malesco (VB) Italy, from July the 22th to the 27th.
My video “Ricreare” was awarded with the first prize in the contest “Ho visto cose che…” (“I’ve seen things that…”) sponsored by the Province of Arezzo – Department of Youth – as part of the UPI Toscana “OCCUPY”, funded by the Department of Youth through the Youth Action Province. The awards ceremony was held in Arezzo (Italy) in Piazza Sant’Agostino on the evening of July the 11th.
“La Stanza dei Bottoni” has been selected as a finalist of the International Summer Corto Cafè Festival, which will be held at the local MOONVIDA, V.le Jonio 355/A, S. Vito (TARANTO) Puglia, Italy, from the 17th to 18th July 2013. Films start at 21:00. “La Stanza dei Bottoni” is among the projections of the 17th July.
“La Stanza dei Bottoni” will be screened to the Elit Mozi Cinema of Sopron (Hungary), for the FilmKlub Sopron, on 22 February 2013.
“La Stanza dei Bottoni” are going to open the meeting on January 22, 20:30 Auditorium Pieraccini S. Donato Hospital (Arezzo), entitled “Conflicts in family with teenagers. Educational strategy of survival for all” from “TOGETHER TO GROW” , the new edition of the “School for Parents” of Confartigianato Arezzo, with the partecipation of Donne Impresa, under the patronage of the Province and the Municipality of Arezzo, the Ministry of Education, USL 8 and Banca Etruria.
The shortmovie will suggest some thematic cues to the spokesman of the evening, Professor Mario Polito.
The short documentary I directed and edited “I Cammini di Francesco” (“Francesco’s Paths”) – produced by the Chamber of Commerce of Arezzo and TSD TV – open the presentation of the homonymous European Project that will take place in the Sala del Carroccio of Senatorial Palace in Campidoglio in Rome, Wednesday January 16 at 18:00.
La Stanza dei Bottoni is in the short film market of the Festival International du Court Métrage à Clermont-Ferrand 2013.
“La Stanza dei Bottoni” will be screened at the cinema Eden of Arezzo on Wednesday, December 19 at 21:15, associated with the feature film “L’Estate di Giacomo” by Alessandro Comodin.
“La Stanza dei Bottoni” è stato selezionato alla V edizione del KUKI International Short Film Festival for Children and Youth Berlin Festival (dall’11 al 18 novembre 2012) che fa parte del 28esimo Interfilm International Short Film Festival Berlin (dal 13 al 18 novembre 2012). Il corto è nella sezione competitiva +12.
“La Stanza dei Bottoni” is among the finalists shorts for the 2012 edition of Golfo dei Poeti Film Festival whose projections took place outdoors on Rotonda Vassallo and Parco Shelley, in the beautiful town of Lerici, from August 23th to 26th . “La Stanza dei Bottoni” was screened on Saturday August 25th at 21:00.
“Cambia Musica” si è aggiudicato il premio per il miglior corto scolastico alla 15ma edizione del festival “Inventa Un Film” di Lenola (LT).
“La Stanza dei Bottoni” è stato selezionato al Miami Short Film Festival 2012 che si è tenuto dal 24 novembre al 1 dicembre 2012.
“Cambia Musica” was selected in the 15th international festival of short films “Inventa un Film Lenola” 2012 (more than 900 short films in total came to the secretariat of the festival).
The short film will be screened in the scholastic section, which will take place July 28, 2012 in Lenola, Latina (Italy)
“La Stanza dei Bottoni” è stato selezionato all’edizione 2012 del prestigioso Giffoni Film Festival ed è stato proiettato il giorno 24 luglio nella categoria Generation 13+.
“La Stanza dei Bottoni” was selected at the International Festival of Ravenna Cinesogni 2012 in the category “Mitici Critici“.
Il corto “Cambia Musica” realizzato con la IV B del Liceo Della Formazione “Santa Caterina” di Siena (anno scolastico 2010/11) – Istituto D’Istruzione Piccolomini – è stato selezionato come finalista nella quarta edizione del “Timeline-Film Fest – Film for Joy and Learning “ (International Film School Competition ), che si terrà a Carate Brianza, dal 23 Aprile al 28 Aprile 2012 presso l’istituto di Istruzione Superiore Leonardo da Vinci.
“La Tinaia” è stato selezionato tra i finalisti della sezione documentari all’ottava edizione del festival “Solo Para Cortos”, che si è svolta a Barcellona dal 23 al 25 marzo.
Dal 25 novembre al 5 dicembre presso la Chiesa degli Almadiani a Viterbo, nell’ambito della manifestazione Omnia Cultura 2011 si tiene la mostra fotografica Storie di Vita, che espone le opere vincitrici dell’omonimo concorso fotografico incentrato sulla tematica dello scambio generazionale. All’interno della mostra due videoinstallazioni realizzate da me insieme alla scenografa Susanna Stigler, che ha curato inoltre l’intero progetto scenografico.
My ad “The Switch-off!” won the first prize in the “Switch Off 2011” for the best ad for viral communication about the transition to digital terrestrial television in Tuscany, organized by Corecom Tuscany. The press conference to announce the top three was held Thursday, October 27, 11:30 am, in the Hall of Montanelli Panciatichi Palace in Florence
The video “La Tinaia” was included among the finalists of L’Anello Debole (The weak link) of Capodarco Film Festival 2011, in the category “Corti della realtà” (Shorts of reality).
Since 2005, in Fermo (Marche, Italy) the Capodarco community – committed for more than 40 years in sustaining people in need – announces the award L’Anello Debole, to be allocated to the best examples of radio, television, short films that have narrated facts and events of the Italian or foreign population defined as “fragile” because “outcast” or “marginalized”.
The shorts finalists will be screened Saturday, November 5 from 10 am to 13. The award ceremony will take place Sunday, November 6 from 5 pm to 7 pm.
“La Tinaia” is running for best soundtrack (by Giorgio Albiani) for RABEN PEER MUSIC AWARD, the festival Soundtrack_Cologne 8.0, in Germany, held November 3 to 6. The shortmovie has become part of the 12 finalists after a selection of over 190 works.
The screening will take place November 5, 2011 from 14:30 at the Gloria Theatre in Cologne.
My short movie “La Valigia della Principessa” (“The Princess’ Suitcase“) – filmed during the school year 2010/11 with the elementary classes of the school S. Pertini in Subbiano (AR) – was selected to Sottodiciotto Film Festival in Turin and will be screened on Wednesday, December 14, 10:15 – 12:00, Massimo 2.
“La Tinaia” ha vinto il Premio Fausto Antonucci (ex-aequo con il corto “Extra Lettori”) alla prima edizione de “Lo Spiraglio”, Videofestival sulla salute mentale che si è tenuto il 27 maggio alla Casa del Cinema di Roma.
“La Tinaia” has been officially selected as a finalist of the Videofestival “Lo Spiraglio” about mental health issues, which will be held May 27 at the Casa del Cinema in Rome, in Sala Deluxe. The screening of the short was scheduled at 10:00 AM
“La Tinaia” was named best documentary short at the second edition of the “Corto Castiglionese”festival , which was held Friday, May 6 at 21:15 at the Teatro Comunale of Castiglion Fiorentino (AR)
The music video “Spero ci sia” from Blastema will be officially presented Saturday, April 23, 2011 at Blues House in Milan.
The video was made in response to the participation of the national competition designed and created by Blastema in December, which in total has counted more than 150 submissions.
From Wednesday April 13th 2011 on the home page of MYSPACE (www.myspace.com), the new music video of the band Blastema: “SPERO CI SIA” (the second single from the album PENSIERI ILLUMINATI) which I edited and directed.
The festival of short films “A CORTO di idee 2011” (at the Auditorium O.Niemeyer in Ravello) has selected “The Tinaia” as a finalist along with others four videos in the category “SHORT DOCUMENTARY”.
During the festival (Saturday, March 26) is also projected my short “Affollata solitudine” (crowded loneliness).