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 […]

Sulla STRADA di Amarcort: October 20th

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On October 20th, Amarcort Film Festival is organizing a special event as a preview of the 14th edition, which will be in November, from 23rd to 28th. For this occasion, at Cinema Tiberio in Rimini, 6 beautiful short films will compete for 1 last spot left open in the official […]

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? […]