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15th Edition - Forlì / Italy
5/14 October 2018

Jury 2014

2014 - 11th

Davide Savelli - Author and director of television programs, he has been working on various shows and documentaries for the main Italian television channels and received national recognitions (Jury Mention Ilaria Alpi) and international awards (Bafta Awards, Hot Bird Awards). He currently lives in Rome and works for Rai Cultura, following especially Rai Storia productions. He teaches Theory and Technique of the Audiovisual Production for the Degree Course in Mass Media and Politics of the University of Bologna, Forlì branch.

Cinzia Spironello is the founder and sales manager of Other Voices, so far, the only Italian distribution company focused on national and international short films. After the Master in Cultural Communication and the publication of her graduation thesis, she left Italy for Spain, where she worked for several years.  Between 2009 and 2011 she covered different positions at the Mecal Film Festival in Barcelona. In 2011 she moved to Valencia, becoming the Acquisitions and Sales Manager for Some Like it Short and attending the most important festivals worldwide to take part in markets, panels and juries.

Andrea Iannetta was born in Rome on the 25th of January 1982. He completed the compulsory education in 2001, at the humanistic high school T. Mamiani of Rome with the mark of 82/100. After that, he undertook the degree course in Philosophy at the University La Sapienza in Rome.  In December 2005, he completed the B.A. in Philosophy with a mark of 110 on 110, honorem (Full marks). From October 2006 to January 2012 he has studied at the Film & Television Institute of India in Pune (F.T.I.I.), where he has completed the three years Post Graduated Course in Film Direction.

Jane McDowell's work spans theatre, film, television and radio. She recently won two Best Actress awards at the Tokyo Short Shorts International Film Festival Asia and FILMETS Badalona Film Festival for the short film The Mass of Men. Other screen work includes a leading role in the award-winning British feature film Twelve In A Box and leading roles in television dramas and short films.  She has recorded plays and poetry readings for the BBC, many audio books and works regularly as a voice artist. She holds an MA in Performance Studies from Central School of Speech and Drama in London.

Francesco Saverio Marzaduri, born in Bologna in 1977, graduated from the Department of Music and Performing Arts of the University of Bologna with full marks and “dignity of printing”. He organized film forums. He collaborates as film critic with several blogs and film magazines, both online and traditional. In 2012, he wrote an essay called Noul Val – Il nuovo cinema romeno 1989-2009, published by Archetipo and distributed by CLUEB publishing house.

Michele Bernardi - Finale Emilia, 1950. He attended a two-year course for professional animators at Secondo Bignardi's studio in Modena and started his career as professional animator for GLM, working at the production of the first series of Altan's Pimpa and Cavandoli's La Linea. He worked for commercials like Barilla Mulino Bianco, Chicco, Ikea Germania, Istat, and Pomellato and he animated a series of commercials for Rai3. With the short films -Djuma- and -Senza Testa- he obtained important international recognitions.

Eleonora Berra - Award-winning stop motion animator, Eleonora Berra explores unusual materials and techniques to take her audience into surreal and provocative worlds.  During her Bachelor's studies at Hochschule Luzern, Eleonora wrote, directed, and animated a stop motion film with Delia Hess and Shami Lang entitled Partition. In the resulting motion-picture, two neighbors live an isolated existence, unaware of each other and separated by a fragile paper wall. Over time the wall deteriorates until one day, a mysterious light flickers and changes everything.

Regina Pessoa was born in Coimbra (Portugal) in 1969. Graduated from Oporto's Fine Arts School in 1999, she directed and animated her first independent film The Night. In 2005 she directed Tragic Story with Happy Ending and in 2012 she directed Kali the little Vampire. In all these films she has used different engraving techniques, from plaster to computer or, as she likes to say: "from stone to Pixel". Her films have won several prizes around the world.


2014 - 11th

Festival 08/02/2018
From 4 to 9 February, part of the staff of Sedicicorto moved to Clermont- Ferrand (France) for one of the biggest world events dedicated ..
Festival 01/02/2018
For the 10th consecutive year Sedicicorto will be at Clermont-Ferrand in France, where the main international srhotfilm market is held. W ..
Festival 23/01/2018
Kontainer16 is a container for all cinema related reviews.  A blog where people can share their passion for cinema - reviews, interv ..
Festival 19/12/2017
Sedicicorto International Film Festival presented to the public at Teatro Testori in Forlì, the project “NeHo18”. This ..
Festival 14/12/2017
In collaboration with IPAG Cinéma Club, which has the mission to spread the cutlure of cinema in primary school and kindertgartens ..
Festival 09/12/2017
Wednesday 20 Decembre at Cinema San Luigi (via L.Nanni 14, Forlì), during the shortest day of the year we will screen some shorts. ..
Festival 27/11/2017
1° Riccardo Caselli, 77 votes for a photo on the backstage of Rwanda making the movie. 2° Cristina Gnali  photo on the e ..
Festival 18/10/2017
Are you ready for a new adventure with Around the World in 80 Shorts? This is the eighth out of ten cruises, one per month, during ..
Festival 15/10/2017
Forlì, 14 October 2017 MOVIE  (International Films Fiction)   ..
Festival 12/10/2017
Saturday 14th October, there will be a rich program of meetings with the authors and masterclasses.   ..
Festival 06/10/2017
Everything is ready for the 14th edition of Sedicicorto, international festival of independent cinema (Forlì, 6th-15th of Octob ..
Festival 29/09/2017
14° Sedicicorto is happy to welcome the premiere of Priests Again, the sequel of the award-winning web series Priests, boasting 3 ..
Festival 25/09/2017
Official selection of the MOVIE international section, including fiction and documentaries.   ..
Festival 22/09/2017
Official selection for the ANIMALAB international section, including animation and experimental short films.   ..
Festival 21/09/2017
For the XVII Week of Italian Language in the World, dedicated this year to “Italian at the cinema, Italian in cinema”, on ..
Festival 20/09/2017
Official selection of the CORTITALIA section, Italian short films of all genres.   (Compet ..
Festival 18/09/2017
Official selection for the category ANIMARE, international animated short films for kids. 16 finalists from 4 countries: France (1 ..
Festival 15/09/2017
Official selection for the category CortoinLoco, open exclusively to short films by filmmakers born or living in Emilia-Romagna region ..
Festival 14/09/2017
  After the summer vacations, we are ready to continue our journey with Around the World in 80 Shorts! This is the seventh o ..
Festival 11/09/2017
Two more sections out of competition of 14° Sedicicorto: Experia, selection of experimental short films, and Light, selection of c ..
Festival 09/09/2017
Two sections out of competition entirely dedicated to children, with short films created by children and/or youngsters (S.E.I.) and an ..
Festival 09/09/2017
The sections out of competition ATRIUM and WATER are dedicated respectively to architectural and environmental themes. ATRIUM is a s ..
Festival 06/09/2017
Official selection for the competitive section NO+D2: national and international films of any genre up to 2 minutes.   ..
Festival 05/09/2017
Among the sections out of competition, this year Sedicicorto presents a selection of shorts by emerging European authors in cooperatio ..
Festival 01/09/2017
For 14° Sedicicorto, the sections dedicated to European countries will focus on: Bulgaria - selection of animated shorts curated ..
Festival 03/08/2017
  Sedicicorto is glad to present the new visual for the 14th edition of the Festival, whose theme will be migration and integrat ..
Festival 25/07/2017
  On Thursday 27th July 2017, join us in Pennabilli (RN) for one night dedicated to short films, organized by Pro Loco of Pennab ..
Festival 13/07/2017
New stop for Giro del Mondo in 80 Corti (Around the World in 80 Shorts), event organized by Amarcort Film Festival & Sedicicorto. ..
Festival 11/07/2017
In Forlì, bike ride to discover the old movie theaters and arenas of the town On Thursday 13th July, within the program &qu ..
Festival 19/06/2017
  Our crew is working to organize the next film cruise in the best possible way! On 22nd June, from Cinema Tiberio, we will ..