BIOGRAPHY: IN ITALIAN
Gianluca was born in Rome in 1989 and, after graduating from high school, he graduated in Arts, Music and Entertainment at Roma Tre University. From the first years of his studies, Gianluca began directing and making several short films, experimenting different film genres and directorial styles. Between 2009 and 2011 he made short films with titles Monochromacy and Dog. In 2012 he attended directing and photography courses at the film academy Griffith in Rome, during which he explored directing, screenplay, photography and editing. At the end of his academic career, Gianluca directs the short film Indole Finis (2013) and founded the cultural association Parallel Vision together with academic and university colleagues. Parallel Vision Production aimed to give voice to the stories of young directors who, like him, wanted to create short films. With the association he wrote and directed Errore (2014), Porno Amore (2015) and Baida (2015). Most of them won various prizes and recognitions at festivals throughout Italy and with the short film Baida, shot in Sicily, Gianluca passed the first selection, and then entered, in the directing course at the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia in Rome. Between 2016 and 2018 Gianluca writes and directs several short films that allow him to further experiment with various forms, styles and film genres including Passanger Roulet (2016), Atonale (2016), Thomas Quick (2017) and L'accoglienza (2018). In 2019 he graduated in directing with the short film Racconto Notturno, with which participates in various Italian and international festivals. After graduating, Gianluca began working assiduously on film sets as a first assistant. He worked in film like Lovely boy (2021) directed by Francesco Lettieri, Chiara (2022) directed by Susanna Nicchiarelli and finally La Chimera (2023) directed by Alice Rohrwacher. At the same time, he shot the one-minute short horror film Non è ancora finita (2019) and in 2022 directed the short film Mignolo, produced by the production company Image Hunters. In recent years Gianluca also began writing the screenplay “Oltre la terra che fuma” which was optioned by the production company Sarraz and hopefully in will be shoot in 2024. In 2022 Gianluca wins a public announcement for financial contributions to the development of original screenplays by the MiC (Italian Ministry of Culture) with the comedy entitled Piccole Anomalie. The screenplay is now in negotiation for purchase by various production companies.