Rome, XVI Edition of The 48 Hour Film Project 2022, the city invaded by filmmakers

A short film in just 48 hours. From 18 to 20 November, hundreds of young and seasoned film professionals engaged in the making of a short film. The competition involves 140 cities and Rome as the only Italian stage

XVI Edition of The 48 Hour Film Project 2022

(AGR) After Los Angeles, Paris, Shanghai, Rome too, on the weekend of 18-19-20 November, will be invaded by hundreds of young and seasoned film professionals engaged in the making of a short film in just 48 hours. They will be the participants of the XVI edition of the international competition The 48 Hour Film Project, organized by Le Bestevem: a competition that involves 140 cities on 5 continents and Rome as the only Italian stage.

For the 2022 edition, as for all previous editions of the Competition, Le Bestevem have composed a Technical Jury which includes some of the most important professionals of Italian and international cinema: Paolo Virzì, Heidrun Schleef; Philippe Rousselot, Massimiliano Sturiale, Maricetta Lombardo; Maricetta Lombardo and Jana Carboni, Barbara Giordani, Mary Montalto.

The winning film will compete with short films from all over the world at Filmpalooza 2023 where, in addition to the final grand prize, it will be able to win the chance to compete in the “Court Métrage” section at the Cannes Film Festival 2023.

The project, promoted by Rome Capital-Culture Department, is the winner of the Public Notice Simultaneously Rome 2020 – 2021 -2022 curated by the Department of Cultural Activities and is carried out in collaboration with SIAE The 48 Hour Film Project Rome, moreover, takes place under the patronage of the European Parliament.

Registration on the website 48hourfilm.com/it/roma will close today 17 November.

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Paolo Virzì, director and screenwriter. Already from Ovosodo (1997), passing through Caterina va in città (2003) up to Human capital, La pazzaGIO, Ella & John – The Leisure Seeker and the latest success Drought, winner of several David di Donatello, Nastri d’ Silver and Golden Globes, Paolo Virzì is considered one of the best known and most appreciated Italian directors, both at home and abroad.

Heidrun Schleef. Nominated for the David di Donatello award for best screenplay for The word love exists by Mimmo Calopresti, Remember me by Gabriele Muccino and The son’s room by Nanni Moretti with whom she also collaborated for Il Caimano and winner of two Silver Ribbons, Heidrun Schleef has written more than 30 films.

Philippe Rousselot. He won an Oscar in 1993 for the film “A River Runs Through It”, a BAFTA Award in 1995 for “Interview with the Vampire” and three César Awards for films such as “Diva”, “Thérèse” and “Queen Margot”. Among his best known films “Big Fish”, “The Chocolate Factory”, “Sherlock Holmes”, “Fantastic Beasts”.

Bernat Vilaplana. two-time Goya Award-winning Spanish film editor, best known for his collaborations with JA Bayona and Guillermo del Toro. He edited The Impossible, A Monster Calls and Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, Hellboy II: The Golden Army, Crimson Peak and Pan’s Labyrinth.

Maximilian Sturiale. During his varied career he has worked on a multitude of important sets, from cinema to television, ending up several times in five times at the David di Donatello. Among his works we remember “The tightrope walkers”, “They called him Jeeg Robot”, “Too much grace”, “The emotional material”. He received the award for best scenography at the Nastri d’Argento and at the David di Donatello for the film “Freaks Out”.

Marietta Lombardo. Sound engineer of successful films and TV series, the new juror of this edition holds the record of victories at the Nastri d’Argento for Best Sound. Since 2000 you have worked on Matteo Garrone’s films, also collaborating with many directors including Stefano Sollima, Mario Martone, Fabio Mollo, Sergio Rubini and the D’Innocenzo brothers.

Jana Carboni. You have made up the greatest international actors, working on successful films that have gone down in history. Oscar 2022 candidate for the Makeup and Hairstyling section with the film House of Gucci, Jana Carboni has collaborated on films such as Exodus, The Martian, Apocalypto, Gangs Of New York and now the transformation of Joaquin Phoenix into Napoleon Bonaparte is in her hands in Ridley Scott’s film to be released in 2023.

Barbara Giordani began her career as a casting director. You have more than 100 national and international film and TV productions to your credit. Among her works: A casa tutti bene by Gabriele Muccino, Perfect Strangers and The
Place by Paolo Genovese and The tiger, the snow by Roberto Benigni, I was hoping I died before – The series on Francesco Totti, Immaturi – The series”.

Mary Montalto, while still a student, began working as an assistant in important television and film productions, alongside Alberto Sordi, Franco Brusati and Francesca Archibugi, later becoming Head of Department and signing the costumes for advertising, TV and cinema and working with directors such as Tornatore, Puglielli, Battiato, Porporati and Mainetti. She was awarded a David di Donatello and a Silver Ribbon for They Called Me Jeeg Robot and Freaks Out.

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