Lorenzo De Nicola

LORENZO DE NICOLA

Film and television director, event stage manager and video producer.

After graduating from DAMS (Torino, Italy) in 2001, he has been working nationally and internationally and has released short movies, documentaries, music videos and television commercials. Alongside his award-winning independent productions, Lorenzo has collaborated as an assistant director, both in film and television with Ricky Tognazzi, Timur Bekmambetov, Kinka Usher, Marco Turco, Alessandro Comodin, Coling Teague, Vince Squibb, Sergej Protasovitskii, James Willis. Executive producer for Star Stuff, a Milad Tangshir’s documentary, shooted in different countries around the world.

His versatile job experience also includes  positions as stage manager, show caller and video producer in large scale entertainment events by international production companies such as Balich Worldwide Show, D-Wok, Five Currents.

NOMINATIONS AND AWARDS

Il Lavoro,

short movie, Liberarti Productions [2007, HDV, 15’]: 

(in alphabetical order)

16 CORTO 2008 (Public award),

AMARCORT 2008 (Honorable mention Federico Fellini Foundation),

ARCIPELAGO 2008,

ARRIVANO I CORTI 2008,

ARTELESIA FESTIVAL 2008 (Honorable mention),

BAGNOLO CORTI FILM FESTIVAL (Menzione speciale),

CASTELLINARIA 2008,

CERCOLA FILM FESTIVAL 2008 (Best film, best actor, best director),

CINEMA DA MARE 2008 (Public award),

COMICORTO 2008 (Best script, best actor, best director, Public award),

CONCORTO 2008 (Public award),

CORTI DA SOGNO ANTONIO RICCI 2008,

CORTI CIRCUITI 2008,

CORTISONICI 2008 (Public award),

CORTO IN BRA 2008,

CORTO ‘O GLOBO 2008,

CORTO PER SCELTA 2008,

ECOVISIONFILMFESTIVAL 2008,

ESSI GIRANO 2009 (Public award),

FESTIVAL DEL CINEMA INDIPENDENTE 2008,

FESTIVAL DEL GARDA 2008,

GENOVA FILM FESTIVAL 2008,

GOLDEN BOLL FILM FESTIVAL 2009 (Honorable mention),

KEF’ART FESTIVAL 2009,

KIMERA FILM FESTIVAL 2008 (Public award),

IL GIARDINO DEI CORTI 2008,

IMPERIA VIDEO FESTIVAL 2008 (best script),

INVENTA UN FILM 2008 (Best screenplay),

ISCHIA FILM FESTIVAL 2008,

ISTANBUL ITALIAN FILM FESTIVAL 2008,

I’VE SEEN FILMS 2008,

LAURA FILM FESTIVAL 2009,

LA CITTADELLA DEL CORTO 2008 (Kodak award fot the best Italian short),

LA SETTIMANA CORTA,

MAREMETRAGGIO 2008,

MARGHERITA SHORT MOVIES FEST 2008 (Best screenplay),

MEDITERRANEO FILM FESTIVAL 2008,

MEDFILM FESTIVAL 2008,

MONTECATINI FILM VIDEO 2008,

MURGIA FILM Festival 2008,

NAOUSSA FILM FESTIVAL 2008,

NASTRI D’ARGENTO 2008, ’O CURT 2008 (Cgil Camera del lavoro di Napoli award for the best movie about the work theme),

ORMEA FILM FESTIVAL 2008 (Best actor, best film),

OVERLOOK FESTIVAL 2008,

PENTEDATTILO FILM FESTIVAL 2009,

PORTELLO INTERNATIONAL RIVER FESTIVAL 2008,

SARDINIA FILM FESTIVAL 2009,

SCIACCA FILM FESTIVAL 2009,

TORINO FILM FESTIVAL 2007 (Best short),

TUSCIA FILM FESTIVAL 2008,

UNIMOVIE 2008 (First classified in the National competition),

VALSUSA FILM FESTIVAL 2009 (First classified in the National competition),

VIDEOCORTO NETTUNO (Best actress, Best Original Soundtrack)

Avorio Collection, short movie, Altera Productions [2003, DVCAM, 24’]:

 GENOVA FILM FESTIVAL 2004,

NOVARA FILM FESTIVAL 2004 (best actor),

TORINO FILM FESTIVAL 2003,

VIDEOPOLIS FESTIVAL 2004 (City fiction award)

TV SCREENING: 16 dicembre 2005 on la7

More

Vice-President of liberArti a cultural association that organizes, supports and manages cultural, creative and artistic events and activities. Turin 2006-2013

Artistic director and producer, Premio Luca Pron, photography contest, Liberarti Productions, Turin 2010-2011

Screenwriting teacher in the Scuola Holden Turin school (2008 – 2010).

Author, Scrutando nel Fosco, essay, published on the essay collection Cabiria&Cabiria, curated by Silvia Alovisio e Alberto Barbera, Turin 2006

Author, Diecimila Lire per Due Ore di Musica, essay, published on the essay collection Da Cabiria a Moulin Rouge, curated by Dante Albanesi, 2002

1997-2002: founder and director, effettonotte (www.effettonotteonline.it), Cinema Magazine, Turin 1997-2002