BIOGRAPHY

 

Alessio Rupalti was born in Genoa, Italy, his passion for filmmaking brought him to work in Rome,where he worked at a variety of film productions as assistant director for award winning (Palm D’Or nominated) director Pupi Avati. Alessio balanced his cinema work along with collaborations with international communication agencies and independent film productions.

 

His latest short film “Looking for Something Else” – has won him many international awards like Best Short Drama at International Short Film Festival in Mexico, Gold Award at International Movie Awards in Indonesia, Best Screenplay at Sorridendo Film Festival in Rome and Best Drama at Cevma International Film Festival in Netherlands.

 

In 2015, Alessio was awarded the prizes as Talented Young Italian and the following year as Emerging Film Director.

 

Early in 2018, Alessio decided to move to London to work as a filmmaker on a broader international platform. He is now in pre-production for River Crossing Productions, with his next short “Coming Back” written by Ivor Baddiel, to be shot in early 2019.

 

 

 

AWARDS

 

2016

  • PRIZE VINCENZO CROCITTI  - Award as emerging Italian Director.
  • BEST DRAMA (Looking for something else) at Cevma International Film Festival in Netherlands. 

 

2015

  • PREMIO ITALIA GIOVANE Prize.
  • CONGRATULATIONS Letter of congratulations by President of the Italian Republic Sergio Mattarella.
  • BEST SHORT FICTION FILM (Looking for something else) at Festival y Muestra Internacional de cortometrajes Corto Creativo UDCI in Mexico.
  • BEST SCREENPLAY (Looking for something else) at Sorridendo Film Festival in Rome.

 

2014

  • CONGRATULATIONS Letter of congratulations for Looking for something else' by the Pope Francesco I.
  • BEST SHORT FILM (Looking for something else) at International Catholic Film Festival in Rome.
  • GOLD AWARD (Looking for something else) at International Movie Awards in Indonesia.
  • BEST SHORT FILM, BEST FILM ' PAOLO MORELLI' and POPULAR JURY'S PRIZE (Looking for something else) at Flaminio Film Festival in Rome.

 

2011

  • YOUNG LIGURIAN TALENT - Prize.
  • CONGRATULATIONS Letter of congratulation for 'The Monument' by President of the Italian Republic Giorgio Napolitano.

 

 

 

FILMOGRAPHY

 

Feature Films
2nd Director’s Assistant
Film LE NOZZE DI LAURA Directed by PUPI AVATI
Production RAI FICTION Executive Producer DUEA FILM S.p.a

 

2nd Director’s Assistant
Film UN VIAGGIO DI CENTO ANNI Directed by PUPI AVATI
Production TRENITALIA Executive Producer DUEA FILM S.p.a

 

Script Assistant
Film CON IL SOLE NEGLI OCCHI Directed by PUPI AVATI
Production RAI FICTION Executive Producer DUEA FILM S.p.a

 

2nd Director’s Assistant
Film il bambino cattivo  Directed by PUPI AVATI
Production RAI FICTION Executive Producer DUEA FILM S.p.a

 

Short Films

Director
SYMPHONY FOR A DREAMER
CERCAVO QUALCOS’ALTRO (LOOKING FOR SOMETHING ELSE)
LA QUERCIA E LA SPADA
IL PROBLEMA DA RISOLVERE
IL MONUMENTO
VALERIA
TRACCE DI EMOZIONI

 

Commercial

Director

NOLANGROUP - HELMET N100-5/X803
NOLAN 45th ANNIVERSARY
CONCESSIONARIA SPAZIO GENOVA
WELLNESS QUALITY NET 
THE KIND OF MAN artist ALINA CHELARU (Music Video)

DEFINITELY SURE artist WILLIAM NARAINE (Music Video)