Short to Success: Gianluca Ansanelli (interview)

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Cover picture by Andrea Paoletti— ITALIAN VERSION BELOW — We met him in Florence, where his latest film – with Giovanni Esposito as the protagonist – was triumphant at Stenterello Film Festival della Commedia d’Autore (arthouse comedy), held at Limonaia di Villa Strozzi in early September with the artistic direction […]

Short to Success: Adamo Antonacci (interview)

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— ITALIAN VERSION BELOW — Adamo Antonacci is a director, writer, and poet from Florence, versatile and multitasking. He was born in the world of short films and recently directed the documentary ‘I mille cancelli di Filippo‘, on autism; documentary which will be projected the next July 14th in Rimini, […]

Short to Success: Alain Resnais

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You can find the Italian version of this article below. This episode of Short to Success is dedicated to Alain Resnais, on the centenary of his birth. Of Resnais, born in Vannes in Brittany on June 3rd, 1992, recurs the centenary of his birth. We all have in our eyes […]

Short to Success: Simone Godano (Interview)

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Cover: from Godano’s social media – a selfie of the director; other pictures in the article: shots from his films, rights belong to their respective owners. — ITALIAN VERSION BELOW — Simone Godano surely is one of the most interesting figures of Italian comedy of the third millennium. Roman, born […]

Short to Success: Ennio Lorenzini

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— ITALIAN VERSION BELOW — Ennio Lorenzini (on the 40th of his passing) Events in life also tell, unfortunately, stories of success destined to not have a sequel because fate decides in lieu of the will of the person. That is the case of the Roman director Ennio Lorenzini, of […]

Short to Success: François Truffaut

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— ITALIAN VERSION BELOW — François Truffaut (on the 90th of his birth) “I was born in Paris, February 6th, 1932. I was a terrible student who was the despair of his parents. I failed my fifth grade exams and, in higher education courses, my favorite occupation was playing hooky […]

Short to Success: Spike Lee

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— ITALIAN VERSION BELOW — Spike Lee was born in Atlanta, Georgia, on the 20th of March 1957 and, in his early twenties, he started making short films. Actually, the one who is destined to become one of the best American directors between the second and third millennium, spaces all […]

Short to Success: Robert Rodriguez

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— ITALIAN VERSION BELOW — Robert Rodriguez or, actually, Robert Anthony Rodriguez, is a pulp director, divided between horror cinema, animated films for young people (like himself, after all!) and his lifelong friend Quentin Tarantino. He was born in San Antonio (Texas) on June 20th, 1968. He is an eclectic […]

Short to Success: Michele Coppini (Interview)

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You can find the Italian version of this article below. Article cover: Michele Coppini during the shooting of Dio è in pausa pranzo Our cinematographic journey between short films and theatrical successes meets today Italian independent cinema, in the person of Michele Coppini, from Florence, with a new film soon […]