Short Days | Giornate del cortometraggio | Rassegna periodica di cinema indipendente
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OUR SCREENINGS

“Short Days” is an international short film festival that has been active in several italian cities since 2015.  Keeping its nature of monthly screening, since 2018 “Short Days” becomes a festival that has the goal of screening in cinema venues a selection of the best independent short films, giving them the chance to be screened in multiple cities through our partnership with many italian festivals. During the monthly screenings, jurors will award a winner that is going to qualify for the annual cash prize.

 

Every month, the festival will have a new artistic director that will choose which shorts to screen. Through our mail anybody can apply to be an artistic director in our competition. Every month there will be a different line of thought behind the choice of film to be screened and promoted to our partners.

 

Art Directors up to now have been:
Andrea Gatopoulos, italian producer and director (Oct 2018)
Lilian Sassanelli Nissen, german/italian director and actress (Nov 2018)
Elio Di Pace, italian photographer and director (Jan 2019)
Rossella Inglese, italian award winner director (Feb 2019)

Our History

Our association has a long history of screenings that goes back to 2014. Since then, we have made all the possible efforts to screen indepedent author short films thoughout Italy. Now, thanks to our partnerships with numerous cinema venues and festivals, we can guarantee the circulation of the films in more than one festival.

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NUMBER OF EDITIONS

22

SHORTS SCREENED

583

SPECTATORS

LAST EDITIONS

OUR STAFF

NICOLETTA CATALDO

PRODUCER

Graduated in Communication Sciences and majored in Cinema, Television and Multimedial production. She works in Rome making experience since 2008 with companies as Alba Produzioni, Indi Cinema Italia, CGS, Cinecircoli Giovanili Socioculturali. In 2009 she left for South Africa to work in Cape Town, where she started thinking about developing a cultural creative hub. Since 2011 she works as executive producer for Italian production companis and for three years she took part in ZEN Movie, an Italian film distibution company. Since 2015 she has been producing independent projects investing on directors and stories. In 2018 she founded Insolita Film, a cinema production center that has its focus on bringing art and culture into companies.

ANDREA GATOPOULOS

ARTISTIC DIRECTOR

He’s a film producer, director and cinematographer. He moved to Rome at 18 and graduated in Modern Literature at Sapienza Università di Roma with a score of 110/110 cum laude 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 and produced 11 short films, 1 feature film and the edition of 4 books. He’s the artistic director of “Il Varco – International Short Film Festival”, one of the most important indie festivals in Italy. He also founded the monthly screen-ing “Short Days” in Rome and the Abruzzi’s most important screening “New Abruzzi Cinema” in Pescara. His film produc-tions were featured in more than 65 festivals all around the world.