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FILMMAKING

FILMMAKING

social documentaries,
institutional corporates,
theatrical and cultural arts,

PHOTOGRAPHY

PHOTOGRAPHY

reportages, performing arts,
events, travels,
people, life.

STORYTELLING

STORYTELLING

communities, brands,
schools, cultural organizations,
personal stories.

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NICOLA ZAMBELLI

Laureato in Filosofia Ermeneutica con una tesi sull’identità narrativa del Sé, in un confronto tra filosofia, fotografia e documentario.
Filmmaker e autore di documentari e reportage. I lungometraggi a cui ha lavorato sono stati proiettati in Italia e all’estero, ricevendo diversi riconoscimenti ai festival.
Tra i fondatori dell’associazione culturale SMK Factory, ideatrice del portale di distribuzione cinematografica indipendente OpenDDB.it, basato sull’idea di cultura aperta, seguendo una logica di funzionamento open-source.
Ha all’attivo numerose collaborazioni con case di produzione in Italia e all’estero, teatri, enti pubblici, aziende o istituzioni come: Piccolo Teatro di Milano, Fondazione Brescia Musei, Teatro della Cooperativa, Residenza Idra, C.L.A.P.Spettacolodalvivo, Max Planck Institute, Musil, Fondazione Maffi, Koelliker/Mitsubishi e altri.
Conduce progetti educativi nelle scuole con cui nel 2019 vince il primo premio ed una menzione speciale agli “International audiovisual awards” nelle giornate della 76° Mostra Internazionale d’Arte Cinematografica di Venezia.
A Maggio 2020 vince una menzione speciale agli “EVA – excellence in visual anthropology awards” conferito da Ethnocineca di Vienna per il film “Cracks”
He graduated in Hermeneutics Philosophy with a thesis on the narrative identity of the Self, in a comparison between philosophy, photography and documentary.
Filmmaker and author of documentaries and reportages; feature films he have been working on were screened in Italy and abroad, receiving several awards at festivals.
Among the founders of the cultural association SMK Factory, creator of the independent film distribution portal Openddb.it, based on the idea of open culture, following an open-source logic.
He has been active in numerous collaborations with production companies in Italy and abroad, theaters, public bodies, companies or institutions such as: Piccolo Teatro di Milano, Fondazione Brescia Musei, Teatro della Cooperativa, Residenza Idra, C.L.A.P.Spettacolodalvivo, Max Planck Institute, Musil, Fondazione Maffi, Koelliker/Mitsubishi e others.
He conducts educational projects in schools with which in 2019 he wins the first prize and a special mention to the “International audiovisual awards” in the days of the 76th Venice International Film Festival.
In May 2020 he won an honorable mention at the “EVA – excellence in visual anthropology awards” given by Ethnocineca of Vienna for the film “Cracks”

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