Short to Success: Ermanno Olmi

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You can find the Italian version of this article below. One of the Italian cinema masters, for whom the short film dimension had a meaning and a distinctive flavor, is with no doubt Ermanno Olmi (1931-2018). Author of great movies, very rich regarding themes and length, such as L’albero degli […]

Short to Success: Daniele Misischia

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You can find the Italian version of this article below. Daniele Misischia, Roman director born in 1985, has found the national spotlight, the official one, with the broadest audience, with his full length-film ‘The End?‘ (‘The End? L’inferno fuori‘, 2017) available for rent on YouTube at this link. It’s a […]

Short to Success: Lee Chung-hyun

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You can find the Italian version of this article below. There are journeys to success that, whilst going creatively through both the dimensions of short and full-length film, have very fast gestation periods. What if besides the instant movie and the instant book, also exists some kind of instant success? […]

Short to Success: Roberto Rossellini

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You can find the Italian version of this article below. Roberto Rossellini is one of the masters of Italian cinema, one of those who have crossed, with his films, national borders, writing the history of the Tenth Muse on a global scale. Today marks the 115th anniversary of the birth […]

Short to Success: Denis Villeneuve

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You can find the Italian version of this article below. A nice cinematographic adventure between short films and full-length films is for sure the one of Denis Villeneuve, Canadian director and screenwriter, who is able to space between formats and genres with great ease, realizing some beautiful films and, in […]

Short to Success: Harold Lloyd

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You can find the Italian version of this article below. This episode of Short to Success is dedicated to Harold Lloyd, since in these days occurs the 50th anniversary of his passing. The American actor, director and producer, one of the myths of silent film, was born in Burchard, Nebraska, […]

Short to Success: Lorcan Finnegan (Interview)

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You can find the Italian version of this article+interview below. After having watched the sci-fi horror Vivarium, presented as world preview at Cannes Film Festival in 2019, portrayed by Imogen Poots and Jesse Eisenberg, and therefore having discovered the Irish director Lorcan Finnegan, having realized that the beauty of that […]

Short to Success: Alejandro Amenábar

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You can find the Italian version of this article below. With Alejandro Amenábar, Chilean director from Santiago, born in 1972, and naturalized Spanish (his family took refuge in Europe after Pinochet’s coup d’etat in 1973), we are in the presence of a more than great author; early as his twenties […]