Director / Writer
Writer / Historical research
Writer / Historical research
He got a Master’s Degree in Film History at the University of Bologna. He continued his education in the USA, where he studied directing and editing. Upon returning to Italy, “Halloween Party” won the Premio Solinas screenplay competition “Short Talents”. The short film was distributed in Italian cinemas before “Toy Story 3”. His short films “The Sound of Silence” and “What Remains” have been screened in many internationals film festivals and been broadcast on TV. “We Have No Fear” is his first documentary.
She got her research doctorate in History from the University of Bologna, where she is currently research fellow at the Department of History Culture Civilization. She is scientific director of the Historic Archive of UDI Bologna and collaborates with historical and cultural foundations and research institutes.She has written numerous essays on the history of work and women’s history. She has curated publication and is author of the volume “For no good reason. Women dismissed for political and union reprisal in nineteen fifties Bologna”.
He is associate professor at the Department of History Culture Civilization where he teaches contemporary history and is director of the Master’s Degree in Historical Communication. He directs the series of historical communication of the publisher Unicopli and is member of the boards of historical and cultural foundations and institutes, and of the scientific committees of various journals. He has published several books on the history of Republican Italy and the Resistance, amongst which the multi-award winning “La lunga liberazione” and “La Resistenza tra unità e conflitto”. He has written an analysis in the form of a novel on the nineteen eighties called “I Malriusciti”.
Director of Photography
He is one of the most highly regarded Italian directors of photography and vice-president of the Italian Association of the Authors of Cinematographic Photography. He collaborates as lecturer with the Experimental Centre of Cinematography in Rome and with several schools. He has been director of photography on more than thirty films, among which many Italian box office hits.
His collaboration with Oscar winners directors Salvatores and Sorrentino, and many Italian directors (Molaioli, Chiesa, Vicari, Incerti, Cuppellini), have made him a point of reference for music in the cinema. He won the most prestigious Italian prizes for music best music score: one David di Donatello for “Il divo”, two Nastri d’Argento for “The Family Friend” and “Lavorare con lentezza”, one Ciak d’Oro for “Working Slowly”. He has received several nominations for the David di Donatello and the Nastri d’Argento.
Voice of Anna Zucchini
Actress and visual artist, she started her career between cinema and television from a very young age: among the most representative are “The Best of Youth”, “Compagni di scuola”, “Ora o Mai più”, “La vita Facile”. Recently she has acted in the Rai Uno series “Tutto Può Succedere” and the film “In fondo al bosco”. As an artist she has exhibited her photographic project #psychedelicbreakfast at the contemporary art museum of Spoleto and has taken part in the Gucci web campaign #GucciGram.