.I made about 7 short films (one I still
have to finish since1995) and a short
documentary, mostly on film since 1992. I am from Rome and I
moved to NYC in
1990 to study and make films. I worked as Camera assistant in the
1993 to 1996. The last two shorts have received festival and
success. "Neighbors" has a distribution by Yildiz Film
in Munich and has been
sold to TV in Italy, Switzerland and England. "Freddy and
Victor blind date"
is continuing its Festival runs.
Brief description of Freddy and Victor Blind Date
FVBD portrays the first meeting between a father and daughter,
set in present
day Rome. Shoot on video and without a script and using a true
story as a
starting point, the videofilm has the actors improvising on
The original title "Al Confine tra il Missouri (U.S.) and la
working class neighborhood in Rome)" is an imaginary place
for an absurd
A meeting of a lifetime delivered in a surreal roman slang ( with
I have been shooting my first feature length film in Rome.
A 3 episodes film intertwined by Rome and its borderline places
The main character is Victor Cavallo as himself ( of FVBD), which
through various stories. A comedy of errors and misunderstandings
place in a night bar in the Mercati Generali ( the wholesale food
Rome), the kaleidoscopic Porta Portese, (the Sunday flea market
in Rome) and
its anarchic visions, Sottoponte, a lunch beside an homeless
the Testaccio bridge. The characters are played by actors and
parts are scripted some improvised. The working title is
"Storie romane". Shot
on super 35, on a shoestring budget, produced by independent
Arcopinto, written by Carola Spadoni and Graziano Misuraca,
directed by Carola
State of indie filmmaking in Italy.
Not bad...in the past few years there are quite a number of
original and daring
directors coming out of the usual commercial-only productions.
producers are making valid and interesting film projects.
Watch out for some fresh Italian Independent ( without the
Talk about anything.
Viva zapata for ever!!!
It ain't easy but is a wonderful feeling when you can make your