Olga Torrico is a director and producer who lives and works in Bologna. Co-founder of the production company Sayonara Film, in 2020 she produces, writes and directs her first short film «Gas Station», presented and awarded at the 35th Venice Critics’ Week as part of the 77th Venice International Film Festival , nominated for Best Short Film at the David di Donatello 2021. In 2022 he directed his second short film «La Robe», which premiered at the Edinburgh International Film Festival.
Adam Selo is a director and producer, born in Naples in 1979. Graduated from DAMS in Bologna, since 2016 he has been manager of the production company Sayonara Film with which he has activated several Italian and international co-productions.
As a director he has received many awards, both for the works shot in Mexico – the short film «Ramiro» and the documentary «Playing Maruata» – as well as «Sayonara Nippon» and «Sexy Shopping».
The latter, presented among others at the Biografilm Festival and at the Hollyshorts Film Festival in Los Angeles, is the most awarded Italian documentary of 2014 in our country.
Born in Castrovillari in 1992, after studying performing arts and sciences at the La Sapienza University of Rome, he made his debut in 2015 with the short film “Memories of a traveller”. In the following years he wrote several short films on commission including “Materia Celeste”. In 2019 he wrote and directed the documentary “Inaiuto al mondo”, which will obtain the special recognition of the jury at the Vittorio De Seta award. In 2021 his debut film “Polvere” was released at the cinema, based on the theater show of the same name by Saverio La Ruina, which features La Ruina himself and Roberta Mattei in the cast.