DIRECTOR - VIDEO EDITOR CINEMATOGRAPHER
ACTOR AND VOICE OVER IN ITALIAN LANGUAGE
AWARD WINNING VIDEOS
2003 - dur. 5' min.
This ZERO budget short movie was selected by the "XI Biennial of Young Artists from Europe and the Mediterranean" in Athens on 2003, and shown lately also at 50th Venice Biennale of the same year
2003 - dur. 7' min.
Vortice is an allucinated short movie about the invasion of the media in our emotional life which was the winner at several festivals.
2005 - dur. 7' min.
Written and produced from scratch in less than 40 hours, this short movie born as a challenge: less than 2 days for developing in a short movie one brief text sentence proivded by the festival organization. We did it and we won the festival.
LOST IN VIGNALE
2006 - dur. 5'.30"
A group improvisation. 2 days for delivering. Several rules to respect: locations, characters, duration, gender, actions and a sentence. One only winner.
Massimo Stella (director, author, actor) was born in Genoa on 7 September 1969. He began his artistic career in 1988. After graduating as an actor, playwriter and theatre director, in 1995 he attended a masterclass on writing, acting, shooting, editing and directing for cinema held by Paolo Virzì and Francesco Bruni. Since 2000 he started a collaboration with the main Italian national television broadcasters. Among his credits several theatre shows, short movies, music videos, documentaries for Sky Italy, two seasons as television show presenter and one feature-length fictional movie.