Born in Isola della Scala (Verona), Alessandra graduated in Painting at the Accademia di Belle Arti of Venice. She directed music videos for renowned Italian bands (Ligabue, Elisa, Elio e le Storie tese, Subsonica), International Artists (Planet Funk) and subsequently commercials for well known Italian brands like Campari, Bulgari, Valentino and Disaronno amongst others). Alessandra is a professor at Centro Sperimentale di Milano and since 2004, she coordinates the artistic company La casa dei santi with Giovanni Calcagno, producing and directing films, theatre plays and art videos. Her debut feature film “La Città Senza Notte” was selected globally for film festival's in 2015 and achieved numerous acknowledgments and awards, among which Best Narrative Feature Film at the Sydney World Film Festival, the Gilda Award for Best Actress (Maya Murofushi) and the Seal of Peace Award at the International Festival of Cinema and Women - Life & Cinema; as well as the 2017 Great Special Jury Award at the Gallio Film Festival in Italy. Alessandra’s latest film “Shadow of the Bride” a short that recounts the dying moments of drowning Italian soldiers at the end of the 2nd world war, premiered at the Orizzonti Section of the 74th Mostra Internazionale del Cinema di Venezia (2017). Alessandra has started the pre-production of her second feature film, “100 Preludi”, produced by Recalcati Multimedia.
Federico Airoldi, Born in Milan, Italy is a live event film director. Graduating from the experimental high school dedicated to visual communication ITSOS in Milan, he began working as a cameraman and editor at a local TV station before switching to Fashion. He later focused on the live mix direction of fashion shows and has become one of the leading directors in this field. Federico’s know how allows him to be innovative and experimental, ever open to the rapid advancement in technology that allows audiences to appreciate more fully the wonder of the event. His work both in Italy and abroad leads him to collaborate with the world’s most well known fashion houses, coordinating and directing the live film productions for clients such as Gucci, Prada, Moschino, Armani, Tods, Valentino, Mulberry and many others. Federico also directs fashion films, backstage films, interviews and content for video installations.
Jorge Jaramillo was born in Medellin Colombia. He thought that one day he would be a musician but life took him in other directions. When he was 18 he went on holiday to Argentina and never returned. After studying cinema and animation in Buenos Aires and without giving up his musical interest, he began working as a director in a production company and animation house gazz.tv and later with Tron.co, where he continues to work to date. Meanwhile his band "Los Animales Superforros." released it's first album "Coplas" The accompanying video clip "Chacabit" was chosen as one of the top 10 music videos of 2012 by Inrockuptibles magazine .Jorge's path has led him to work with a combination of visual effects and live action. Stop motion, simple VFX, puppets and traditional 2d animation all help in achieving a unique visual expression.
Born in Tokyo, Kuro (Tak Kuroha) grew up in Milan, Italy and frittered away his childhood watching manga and reading sci-fi books. After seeing Ed Wood by Tim Burton Tak decided that he wanted to direct. He attended workshops with men of genius like John Carpenter and Abel Ferrara, after which he started directing his own films progressing to commercials, music videos, web-series and fashion films. He even managed to win a few awards on the way! His short-films Clacson and Road to Sundance have screened in over 60 Film Festivals around the world and won lots of awards. He was also shortlisted at Cannes YDA (Young Director Award) with an illuminating viral campaign for Ford Kuga. In 2017 Tak released the film “Fallen” an edgy fashion film which is currently being well received at film festivals globally having won Best Creative Concept at the International Fashion Film Awards. Fallen has also been shortlisted for best film at Aesthetica Short Film Festival as well as at the A Shaded View On Fashion Film Festival and has 9 nominations at the La Jolla Fashion Film Festival. Tak works as a screenwriter, creative and director across three continents with bases in Los Angeles, Milano and Bangkok. In his commercial work he has often worked with international celebrities: from supermodels like Alessandra Ambrosio and Mark Vanderloo to movie stars like Angelababy (in China) and Mikako Tabe (in Japan). He loves any form of surreal, crazy, experimental, edgy narration. Tak also loves bunnies... especially the bad ones.
Executive Producer at Home Films Ltd, Nina started producing music videos in the 90’s followed by advertising campaigns, branded content, films, audio-visual installations and events. Nina has produced works for clients such as Mo’ Wax, Geffen, Sony Music, Sony PlayStation, Vodafone, Channel 4, Amouage and Bella Freud and has worked on special projects and installations for Bally, Jimmy Choo, Hugo Boss and Prada. She proposed and arranged for Gucci to hold the Cruise Collection ’17 show at Westminster Abbey Cloisters and has overseen multi camera live film shoots for the shows of Moschino, Dunhill, Mulberry and Emporio Armani. Nina has produced two short films. "Peace At Last" that features music by Bjork and premiered at the Mannheim/Heidelberg short film festival and A’Mare which premiered at Sundance and was awarded a "Bafta LA Certificate of Excellence". Current projects include development of a TV series and Art installation.
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