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Alessandro Marinelli      film editor / director 
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Alessandro Marinelli is an editor and documentary film maker.
He graduated first in Editing from the NUCT( New University of Film Making of Rome), and then in Film Making at RUFA Rome University of Fine Arts, with honours.
Since 2003, he has been working as editor and director of documentaries, feature films, spots and video clips. He likes to experiment with different languages and genres. In 2006, he collaborated with the Manetti Bros as assistant director and assistant film editor of the film Piano 17.
As editor, he has collaborated with the director Gabriele Albanesi in the films Il bosco fuori and Ubaldo Terzani Horror Show. Since 2009, he has dedicated himself to making documentary films, as a result of his great interest in reality. He collaborates with Digital Studio, Clipper Media and Rai Cinema productions, editing documentaries and feature-length films and working with several directors, including Luca Archibugi (Rome – Gerusalemme, Abuna Michele), Francesca Muci (Siamo tutti vecchi, Alessandra, the Power of a Smile – a special event at the Giffoni Film Festival; La Santa, Love is Not Perfect – R&C Productions, screened in competition at the 37th edition of the Montreal Film Festival), Andrea De Fusco (Gleason’s Gym, Big Apple Juice, In Aquis Fundata), Barbara Cupisti (the Exiles Trilogy: Exiles: The War, Exiles: Tibet, Exiles: The Environment) and with Simone Aleandri (Sono Cosa Nostra).
In 2014, with the documentary Pino Masciari – the Story of an Entrepreneur from Calabria,  scripted and directed by him, he won various prizes and awards, including the Premio Ilaria Alpi Award for Best Documentary.
In 2016 he directed the documentary  Fragments of Freedom (Terra di Siena Film Festival, Human Rights Film Festival – Diritti a Todi, Festival del calcio solidale, Est Film Festival).
 In 2018 he presented Basileus at the Giffoni Film Festival in the section GEX - DOC (International Documentary Competition) and DOXA (International Documentary film festival)The film was released in Italian cinemas where it received many praise from the public and critics. In 2020 with Quarantine Mood, written and directed by him, he won various prizes and awards, including the Audience Award at the Corona Short Film Festival, the Award for Best short film at the Urban Visions confined Film Festival, and participating in the international ShortShort Film Festival & Asia in Japan. 
In 2022 he presented Terre Mutate at the Giffoni Film Festival  how Special Event, participates at the  Los Angeles Italia Film Festival 2023 in  docu is beatiful section. Won The Award for best documentary at the 17rd Est Film Festival.  In 2023 He directed The treasure of the south, a journey through a changing country, presented at the 53rd Giffoni Film Festival.
Since 2016 he is professor of Video Editing and documentary at Rome University of Fine Arts (RUFA).
 
 
Filmography  Director
 
2023 - The treasure of the south, a journey through a changing country - Doc
 
2022 - Mutated Lands - Doc
 
2020 - Quarantine Mood  - Doc
2017  - Basileus The school of Kings  -  Doc
2015 - Fragments of freedom -  Doc
2012 - Pino Masciari - Story of a Calabrian Entrepreneur - Doc
 
2010 - Schatten - Short movie
 
2009 - Rosso di Sara - Short
 
2007 - Corsa sporca - Short
 
2003 - Il tempo di morire - Short
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Partecipations and Awards

Est Film Festival 2023

Best Documentary: Terre Mutate 

 

Giffoni Film Festival 2023

Special Event: The treasure of the south

 

Giffoni Film Festival 2022

Special Event: Terre Mutate

 

Urban Vision 2021

Best short: Quarantine Mood2

 

Corona Short Film Festival  2020

Audience Award: Quarantine Mood2

 

MonFilmFest  2019

Best feature film: Basileus

 

Civita Cinema 2019

Best documentary: Basileus

Giffoni Film Festival 2019

Official Selection Gex doc: Basileus

 

Doxa - Documentary Film Festival 2019

Official Selection Italia/ Italia: Basileus2

 Ilaria Alpi prize 2014

Best documentary: Pino Masciari - Story of a Calabrian Enterpreneur

Best Documentary Est Film Festival 2012

Pino Masciari - Story of a Calabrian Enterpreneur

Rome Independent Film Festival  2012

Special Mention of Jury: Pino Masciari - Story of a Calabrian Enterpreneur

Genova Film Festival  2012

Special Mention of Jury: Pino Masciari - Story of a Calabrian Enterpreneur

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