Roberto Cavallini

Roberto Cavallini


MW project: Malditos (The Damned), PW project: Tinginys

Company details

Position Producer
Company Albolina Film


Roberto Cavallini is a film and visual cultures scholar and film producer. After studying Art History and Aesthetics at Cà Foscari University of Venice, Roberto was awarded a PhD in Visual Culture in 2010 from Goldsmiths, University of London. Roberto has taught in the Visual Culture Department at Goldsmiths and in the Art Histories Department at the City and Guilds of London Art School. Between 2012 and 2016, Roberto was Assistant Professor in the Radio, TV and Cinema Department, Faculty of Communication at Ya?ar University, Izmir (Turkey) where he taught Visual Culture, Documentary Cinema and Auteur Cinema and supervised the practical labs of Documentary Practices and Short Film. Roberto\'s research and teaching interests include Italian and European Cinema, documentary cinema and the essay film, World Cinema and visual cultures, the work of Pier Paolo Pasolini, temporality and cultural memory in art and film. He is part of the editorial board of ‘Italian Frame’, a new book series published by Mimesis International for which he is currently curating an anthology which traces the relationship between post-war Italian Cinema and religion (“Requiem for a Nation: religion and politics in post-war Italian Cinema”, forthcoming for Mimesis International, 2016). Beside his academic activities, since 2006 Roberto has worked in the creative development and financing of different film and cultural projects internationally. Together with Carla Esperanza Tommasini, he is currently establishing Altrove Films (Trento, Italy), a production company with a focus on reality-based cinema and author-driven films, creative documentaries and new media, with a strong interest in international co-productions and low to micro-budget film projects. ‘Malditos - The Damned’ (in development/financing stage, directed by Angel Esteban and Elena Goatelli), his first documentary feature as a film producer, has been selected at Lisbon Docs 2016 - International Financing and Co-Production Forum and at EAVE MW 2016.

Donate to the EAVE Alan Fountain International Scholarship Fund

A scholarship has been set up to honour the memory of Alan Fountain, former Head of Studies and President of EAVE, who passed away on March 3. Its goal is to enable one producer from outside the EU to participate in all three sessions of the EAVE Producers Workshop each year.

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