Alessandro Marinelli film editor / director
Alessandro Marinelli is an editor and documentary film maker.
He graduated first in Editing from the NUCT (Nuova Università del Cinema / 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 won the Audience Award at the Corona Film Festival - The First International Pandemic Self-Isolation Short Film Festival.
Since 2016 he is professor of Video Editing and documentary at Rome University of Fine Arts (RUFA).
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
Corona Short Film Festival 2020
Audience Award: Quarantine Mood2
Best feature film: Basileus2
Civita Cinema 2019
Best documentary: Basileus2
Giffoni Film Festival 2019
Official Selection Gex doc: Basileus2
Doxa - Documentary Film Festival 2019
Official Selection Italia/ Italia : Basileus2
Ilaria Alpi prize 2014
Best documentary: Pino Masciari - Story of a Calabrian Enterpreneur
Arco D'Argento 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