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Gianmarco Donaggio (b. 1991) film-director, cinematographer, and writer.

EDUCATION:​

Visual Culture - Master Degree, Dep. of Arts and Cultural Sciences, 2022 - Lund Sweden

Film Production - Bachelor Degree, Arts University of Bournemouth, 2014 - UK - (specialisation in fiction-cinematography and documentary filmmaking)   

Fine Art - Diploma, Liceo Artistico, 2010 - Italy - (specialisation in graphic design and contemporary art)  

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COURSES & MASTERCLASS

Berlinale Talents,  2024 - Germany

Consciousness and self/consciousness - Praxis - school of philosophy, 2020 - Italy

Davinci Resolve 16: Color correction certified end user - 2020

Free Space, Aesthetics and Sculpture, Stacion - Center for contemporary art, 2019 - Kosovo

Questions of Perception in Art and Science, Berlin Summer University of the Arts, 2019 - Germany 

Philosophies of the Visual, UIO, Oslo, 2019 - Norway

Terre di Cinema, International cinematographer days, 2018 - Italy 

Story Development, The Blank Space, with Kelly Davis, 2018 - Norway 

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ARTIST RESIDENCY

Hangar, Centro de Investigação Artística, January - March 2022 - Portugal 

Via Farini, VIR artist residency program, September-December 2020 - Italy

MultiMadeira, 2020 - Portugal 

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GRANT

Norwegian Film Institute Scholarship for Berlinale Talents

Viken Fund for film festival participation

Kulturrådet FLB (Norwegian Culture Fund) 

Kulturrådet FLB (Norwegian Culture Fund)

Norwegian Film Institute, Scholarship for cinematography workshop 

Kulturrådet FLB Markedsføringsstøtte (Norwegian Culture Fund)

SPONSORSHIP

Resolume - 'In Visible Light' 2023

FreeFly System Inc. - 'In Visible Light' 2023

Kodak Motion Picture - 'In Carne' 2022 

Lomography - 'Tracce' 2020

ACADEMIC PUBLICATION

Cinematography in Progress  - Academic Journal - Education Committee of IMAGO  - 2021 - Belgium

Lund University Department of Arts and Cultural Sciences - 2022 - Lund Sweden

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FESTIVALS & SCREENINGS

Biennial of Art of Alentejo - BIALE - Bienal Internacional do Alentejo (Portugal) - March 2023

46th KortFilmFestivalen - Grimstad film festival - June 2023

Venere in Teatro - Festival di danza Poesie del Vuoto - September 2023

7th MalatestaShort film festival  - September 2023

39th VideoFormes  - Festival International D'Arts Numériques - Focus #1 - Ibrida - France

National Museum of Soares dos Reis - Porto

Stockholm City Film Festival - 2023 - Sweden

Boden International Film Festival - 2023 - Sweden

European Cinematography Awards (ECA) - 2023

Golden Short Film Festival - 2023

FEKK- Short Film Festival Ljubljana - 2022 - Slovenia

National Museum of Contemporary Art, Lisbon (Portugal) - 28 July - 15 September 2022

Video Art Projects - Municipal Art Gallery Casa Bianca - 2022 -Thessaloniki

Internationales Digitalkunst Festival - 2022 - Kulturinsel Stuttgart / Stuttgart

Il Video Rende Felici - Italian video art retrospective -  Palazzo delle Esposizioni - 2022 - Rome

Panoramica*21 - Italian video art selection -  curated by Alessandra Arnò at Visual Container - 2022 - Milan 

Ribalta Film Festival - international competition -  curated by Giovanni Sabattini  - 2022 - Italy 

57th Mostra Internazionale del Nuovo Cinema di Pesaro - international competition -  premio Lino Miccichè - 2021 - Italy

17th Athens Digital Arts Festival - 2021 - Greece

7th Bogotá Experimental Film Festival - 2021 - Colombia

5th Laterale Film Festival -2021 -  Italy

Ibrida Festival - 2021 - Italy 

Nordisk Panorama - film market - 2021 - Sweden 

Non-syntax Experimental Image Festival  - 2021 - Tokyo Japan

Non-syntax Experimental Image Festival  - 2021 - Kyoto Japan

7th Cisterna Film Festival - 2021 - Italy 

39th Asolo Art Film Festival - Asolo Award Art Films - 2021 - Italy

Visions du Réel - film market - 2021 - Nyon Switzerland 

19th One Shot International Short Film Festival - 2021 - Armenia

13th Short Waves Festival - 2021 - Urban View Competition - Poland

MIASTOmovie - 2021 - Urban View - Poland

Cinetekton! International Film & Architecture Festival - 2021 - Mexico

Amerta Art International Film Festival - 2021 - Turkey

Sphere Digital - World Cinema Carnival  - 2021 - India

Venice Architecture Film Festival - 2021 - Italy

Rome Prisma Independent Film Awards - 2021 - Italy

9th International Video Poetry Festival  - 2021 - Athens Greece 

DA Z – Digital Art Zurich - 2020 - Switzerland 

24th Avanca International film festival 2020 - Portugal 

16th Athens Digital Arts Festival 2020 - Greece 

16th Athens Digital Arts Festival 2020 - Technotribalism - Online

Athens International Monthly Art Film Festival - 2020 - Athens Greece 

Austin Arthouse film festival  - 2020 - Texas USA

16th Festival Transterritorial de Cine Underground - 2020 - Argentina 

Split VideoArt Festival -2020 - Croatia 

Southeastern International Film & Music Festival -2020 - USA 

Indo American International Festival of World Cinema  - 2020 - India 

Assurdo Film festival - 2020 - Italy 

Prague International Monthly Film Festival - 2020 - Czech republic

Košice International Film Festival - 2020 - Slovakia 

Dumbo Film Festival - 2020 - USA

Berlin Flash Film Festival - 2020 - Germany

Mindfield Film Festival Albuquerque  - 2020 - USA

Short to the point  - 2020, online - Romania

Tagliacorto - home edition - 2020 - Italy

The month film festival - 2020 - UK

Rome Prisma Independent Film Awards - 2020 - Italy

48-hour film contest - 2020 - Texas USA

Fuenfterloeffel - 2020 - Germany

Fuenfterloeffel - 2019 - Turkey

Short to the point - 2019 - Romania

Bogotá Music Video Festival - 2019 - Colombia

Oslo Open House - 2019 - Norway

Scandinavian International Film Festival - 2018 - Finland

Austin Arthouse film festival - 2018 - Texas USA

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AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

7th MalatestaShort film festival  - Winner film - Music, Dance  and Performing Arts - 2023

ReA! Art Fair - 2021 - Winner project  - La Fabbrica del Vapore, Milano

39th Asolo Art Film Festival - Special Mention - Ibrida Festival  - Asolo Award Art Films - 2021 - Italy

Roshani International Film Festival - 2021 - winner - experimental covid film

Indo American International Festival of World Cinema - 2021 - winner - best micro film

Rome Prisma Independent Film Awards - 2021 - semifinalist - best experimental film

Assurdo Film festival - 2020 - nomination - best Italian film 

Assurdo Film festival - 2020 - nomination - best soundtrack

Prague International Monthly Film Festival - 2020 - honourable mention - best cinematography 

Mindfield Film Festival Albuquerque  - 2020  - winner - best COVID-19 Experimental Short 

Košice International Monthly Film Festival - 2020 - winner - 2nd best super short film

​Košice International Monthly Film Festival - 2020 - honourable mention - best cinematography 

Verona Fotografia - Verona (Italy) - 2020  - Le Quarantenne - 4th Jury Prize

Rome Prisma Independent Film Awards - 2020 - nomination - best experimental film

Short to the Point International Film Festival - 2020 -nomination- best low budget

Short to the Point International Film Festival - 2019 -nomination- best music video 

Scandinavian International Film Festival - 2018 - nomination - best experimental film

Austin Arthouse film festival - 2018 - nomination - best director 

Austin Arthouse film festival - 2018 - nomination -  best cinematographer  

ND photography award - 2015 - honourable mention 

Giudecca 795 Art Gallery - 2018 - winner - photo of the month and special price of the year

Leica "I shot it" - honorary mention - photo of the month 

 

FILMS 

Commissions - Museums and institutions

Alba Nera - UNESCO, Monastery of Batalha, Portugal
Azul no Azul - The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Portugal

Film Performances - selected works
In Visible Light - Live generated and edited, 60 mins, Norway/Italy

Iconocrom - Live Edited, 30 mins, Norway/Italy

 

Dance Videos

Nymøn - Dance collective Fuhlen, 16 mins, Italy

 

Music Videos

Spøkelsesby - Music Video, 5 mins, Norway
Bingen Min - Music Video, 3:45 mins, band Gatas Parlament, Norway

Art Residencies Films
The Lisbon Trilogy - Experimental Film, 15 mins, Portugal

Manifestarsi - Experimental Film, 12 mins, Italy

Milano di Carta - Experimental Film, 7 mins, Italy

ARTICLES ​

Cinematic Duration as Violence across Cinematography History and Samples - academic article - 

Dep. of Arts and Cultural Sciences, 2021 - Lund Sweden

ART FAIRS

ReA! Art Fair 2021 - II Edition - Fabbrica del Vapore, Milano  

EXHIBITION

-Solo

Azul no Azul - National Museum of Contemporary Art, Lisbon (Portugal). 28 July - 15 September 2022

The aura in the photographic form - MultiMadeira , Funchal (Portugal)  - 2020

Spazio  - Galleri Neuf, Oslo (Norway) -2018

-Collective

Noturnas de Luz - Monastery of Batalha - UNESCO - Batalha 

Azul no Azul - National Museum of Soares dos Reis - Porto

Alias - Rea Art Fair winning projects - Opal - 2022 - Milan

Il Video Rende Felici - Italian video art retrospective -  Palazzo delle Esposizioni - 2022 - Rome

Panoramica*21 - collectiveMuseo d'Arte Contemporanea - Comune di Lissone

Panoramica*21 - collective, curated by Alessandra Arnò - Visual Container - Milan 

Bringing The Noise Back - collective, curated by Fünfter Löffel - Berlin

IAR - international video art - collective, curated by Ottica Contemporanea, Palazzo Fondi, Napoli 

Open Studio - collective, curated by Giulio Verago at Via Farini archive, Milano. 

Walk in Studio - collective, curated by Giulio Verago at Via Farini archive, Milano. 

Micro speed date, collective, curated by Kamimani, Campobasso/Torino 

Festival Internacional Videoarte, collective, curated by Lamosa Lab, Cuenca, Spain 

Verona Fotografia, Verona (Italy)  - Le Quarantenne 

Online exhibition - Insieme 

Oslo Open House, Oslo (Norway) - Nå 

Destination  - Galleri Neuf, Oslo (Norway) 

Teatro  - Giudecca 795 Art Gallery , Venezia  (Italy)  

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SELECTED CINEMATOGRAPHY WORKS

Flukten over grensen - VFX Plate - Norway

Seizure - VFX Plate Unit -, Miso Film  - Italy

Kjør meg to Ol, Tv show Intro sequence, Concorde - Norway

Bingen Min, Music video, Gatas Parlament - Norway

Inshallah, Short, 35mm, 2k scan - Italy

, 4k Dcp 2.39 anamorphic  - Norway

Aurorua, Arthouse, HD Dcp - UK

The rest of Us just live here - Trailer, 2K prores - Norway

Fun days last forever - short, HD Dcp -UK

A simple night blues - short, 16mm print  - UK

Cucumber - short, 16mm print - UK

SELECTED WORKS CAMERA/LIGHT DEPARTMENT

-Gaffer

Gunda (feature film), Sant og Usant - Norway

Planten (short), Animaskin - Norway

Kirkenes/ Murmansk (feature film), Kunt Asdam Studio - Norway/Russia

Daddy’s girl (short), Barbosa As - Norway

Wisting, second unit,  (tv-series), Cinenord - Norway/Denmark 

Bille Van (music video), - Norway

Shotgun, Tix (music video), Expect film - Norway

Bama (commercial), Expect film - Norway

Madcom (music video), Expect film - Norway

Vulnerable (short) - Norway

Kjør meg to Ol  (Tv show Intro), Concorde - Norway

-Light technician/Best boy

The Snowman (feature film), Working title  - Norway

Wisting (tv-series), Cinenord - Norway/Denmark 

En Natt (tv-series), Via Film - Norway

Unge lovende (tv series) - Norway

Okkupert 2 (tv-series), Yellow Bird - Norway/France

Twin (tv-series), Nordisk Film - Norway

As I Fall (feature film), Nfi - Norway

Manifest (short) , Barbosa As - Norway

Ylvis - Stories from Norway (tv-series), Concorde - Norway

Grand Hotel , 4 1/2 - Norway

Neste Sommer (tv-series), Feelgood - Norway

-Camera department

Suburra (feature film), Cattleya  - Italy

Il Grande Presidente (short) , Tdc - Italy

Landet  (music video) - Norway

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TEACHING / TALK

Filming as an Encounter: Falling, Blindness, and Motion - Hangar, Centro de Investigação Artística, 2022 - Portugal

Film as Atmosphere - guest lecture at Academy Minerva (Academie Minerva), 2020 - Netherland 

Tracce, analog photography workshop, supported by Lomography.

Tracce, analog photography workshop and research, MultiMadeira, 2020 - Portugal 

Tracce, analog photography workshop, Escola Básica do 1º Ciclo com Pré-Escolar Visconde Cacongo, 2020 - Portugal ​​

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