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GIFFONI EXPERIENCE 2016 - 15.24 July

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Category: Edition 2016

A mother puts her little daughter to bed and tells her stories about the legendary Peter Pan. But is the Eternal Boy just a fruit of our imagination? 

Original Title An afterthought
Category Official Competition
Section Elements +10
Tipology Short Film
Duration 18'
Production Year 2016
Nationality Italy
Directed by Matteo Bernardini
Screenplay Matteo Bernanrdini, Sahar Delijani
Based on the novel "Peter and Wendy"
Based on one-act play "An Afterthought" by J.M. Barrie
Director of photography Italo Petriccione
Editor Enrico Giovannone
Production Design Marco Ascanio Viarigi
Costume Design Cesare Bernardini, Agostino Porchietto
Sound Mirko Guerra
Main cast Lisa Dwan
Bernard Griffiths
Alice Olivazzo
Produced by Matteo Bernardini, Cesare Bernardini

Matteo Bernardini by Stefano StrangesMatteo Bernardini
Matteo Bernardini (Turin, 1983) is an Italian filmmaker. After studying film direction in London he has worked as an assistant director on both film and Opera productions (with directors such as Robert Carsen and Michele Placido). He shot several short films and music videos, including the promo OOH YEAH! for Moby and the short film VAMPYRE COMPENDIUM, presented out of competition at the Venice Film Festival, at the Rhode Island International Film Festival and selected at the 2011 David di Donatello Prizes. In late 2010 he was selected as one of the 200 most representative Italian young talents for the first TNT Talents Festival, which got sponsored by the Italian Cabinet of Youth. He also appeared on the Young Blood Yearbook of that same year as one of the young Italian artist that got international recognition. Matteo was recently called “The Next Big Thing” by Wired Magazine and he has been chosen by Microsoft on a European scale as an ambassador for their Generation 7 campaign, producing a short documentary on Youth and Technology titled EYES WIRE OPEN: portrait of a generation. In 2013 Matteo’s silent short film THE MUSIC LOVERS had its international premiere at Pordenone Silent Film Festival and it won the prize for Best Italian Short Film at the Erice Film Festival. In January 2014 Matteo funded his own production company, Neverbird Productions. He is currently working on his feature debut.

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