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Next Short Days will be in Rome, oct 28th.

Cinema Greenwich, Testaccio, h 20 30

A NEW ART DIRECTOR EVERY MONTH.

A NEW IDEA OF CINEMA EVERY MONTH.

One submission stays valid for 12 months. If it’s not picked by one art director, maybe it will be picked by the next! 

PREVIOUS EDITIONS

The posters of the previous editions of this annual cycle. At the end of the 12th edition the $1000 cash prize will be assigned to the best short iflm.

IX EDITION @ ROME

October 28th 2019, Rome

Art direction by Adriano Giotti

VIII EDITION @ ROME

September 30th 2019, Rome

Art direction by Paolo Strippoli

VII EDITION @ ATHENS

24th June 2019, Athens

Art direction by Konstantinos Stragalinos

VI EDITION @ PESCARA

8th June 2019, Pescara

Art direction by Lorenzo Berghella

V EDITION @ ROME

6th May 2019, Cinema Greenwich, Rome

Art direction by Samuele Sestieri

IV EDITION @ ROME

25th February 2019, Cinema Greenwich, Rome

Art direction by Rossella Inglese

III EDITION @ ROME

21st January 2019,  Cinema Greenwich, Rome

Art direction by Elio Di Pace

II EDITION @ ROME

19th November 2018, Cinema Greenwich, Rome

Art direction by Lilian Sassanelli

I EDITION @ ROME

8th October 2018 , Cinema Greenwich, Rome

Art direction by Andrea Gatopoulos

STAFF

ANDREA GATOPOULOS

Andrea Gatopoulos was born in Pescara (Abruzzo, Italy) in 1994. After school he moved to Rome and graduated in 2016 with a score of 110/110 cum laude in Modern Literature with a thesis entitled “Virtual reality and image culture in the civilization of entertainment”. During the university years, he founded his publishing house and production company called Il Varco with which he produced 12 short films and 2 feature films, the edition of 4 books and produced many events all throughout Italy. He shot a dozen films as a cinematographer including David and Nastri nominees films. His productions were featured in more than 100 festival in the world including Oscar Qualifying and European Film Awards Qualifying festivals. He’s the artistic director of Il Varco – International Short Film Festival, and supervisor of Short Days, its parallel screenings.

NICOLETTA CATALDO

Laureata in Scienze della Comunicazione, si specializza in Cinema, Televisione e Produzione Multimediale. Dal 2008 lavora a Roma facendo esperienza con realtà come Alba Produzioni, Indi Cinema Italia, CGS – Cinecircoli Giovanili Socioculturali. Nel 2009 si trasferisce in Sudafrica e lavora per un anno a Città del Capo, iniziando ad incubare l’idea di sviluppare un hub creativo di produzione culturale. I suoi numerosi viaggi di studio, lavoro e formazione all’estero le hanno permesso di maturare una nuova visione sulle
dinamiche di settore del mercato attuale. Dal 2011 lavora come produttore ed esecutivo, per aziende di produzione cinematografica e audiovisiva in Italia e per tre anni fa parte dell’associazione culturale ZEN.movie. Dal 2015 produce progetti indipendenti investendo su registi e storie, nel 2018 crea Insolita Film, un centro di produzione cinematografico e creativo che punta a portare arte e cultura all’interno delle imprese.