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Ilaria Di Carlo

Lives and works in Berlin, Germany

EDUCATION

2008 – Master of Arts, Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design, London, UK

2006 – Bachelor of Arts with honor, Academy of Fine Arts, Rome, Italy

FURTHER EDUCATION

2017 – Diploma in Digital Film Production, SAE Institute, Berlin, Germany                

2014 – Advanced Training in Film Directing Assistance, ISFF, Berlin, Germany

2008 – Guest Student, Athens School of Fine Arts, Athens, Greece

2005 – Guest Student, Moholoy-Nagy University of Arts, Budapest, Hungary

FILMOGRAPHY AS DIRECTOR

SIRENS /Written & Directed by Ilaria Di Carlo /15 Min. /Exp. Documentary /Germany /2022

ARA!ARA!/Directed by Ilaria Di Carlo/Concept, Choreography & Performance by Ginevra Panzetti & Enrico Ticconi/51 Min/2021

EYE,LASH! /Directed by Ilaria Di Carlo/ Concept, Choreography & Performance by Kat Válastur /70 Min. /2021

THE DIVINE WAY /Written & Directed by Ilaria Di Carlo /15 Min. / Exp. Fiction / Germany /2018

AD SIDERA MUNDI /Written & Directed by Ilaria Di Carlo/25 Min. / Video Installation / Germany /2018

THE BLACK BOOK OF L. /Written & Directed by Ilaria Di Carlo /19 Min. / Exp. Fiction / Germany /2017

AWARDS, PRIZES & GRANTS (Selection)

2021 – Best Video Art, 6th Biennial of Woman and Film, Spain

2020 – Short Film Funding by German Federal Commissioner for Culture and Media (BKM), Germany

2020 – Experimental Film Funding by Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg (MBB), Germany

2020 – Short Film Funding by Film & Medienstiftung NRW, Germany

2020 – Best Experimental Film, 39th Black Maria Film Festival, USA

2020 – Best Experimental Short Film, 5th Caribbean International Film Festival, Venezuela

2020 – Short Film Funding by German Federal Film Board (FFA), Germany

2020 – Best Video Art – 9th On Art Film Festival, Poland

2019 – Barbara Aronofsky Latham Award for Emerging Experimental Video Artist, 57th Ann Arbor Film Festival

2019 – International Distribution Program: Emerging Artists vol.4: Contemporary Experimental Films &

           Video Art from Germany by German Films & AG Kurzfilm – German Short Film Association, Germany

2019 – Longlisted Aesthetica Art Prize, United Kingdom

2019 – Audience Award, 41st International Women Film Festival in Creteil, France

2019 – Best Scenography, 51st Fotogramma D’Oro Film Festival, Italy

2019 – Best Experimental Film, 18th Tiburon International Film Festival, USA

2019 – Best Cinematography, 14th Cortinametraggio Short Film Festival, Italy

2019 – Special Mention, 12th Küstendorf Film & Music Festival, Serbia

2019 – Second Prize, 9th FIVA Festival International of Video Art, Argentina

2019 – Best Experimental Film, 3rd London Architecture Film Festival, United Kingdom

2019 – First Prize, 13th In Out Experimental Short Film Festival, Poland

2019 – Bronze Prize, 24th Festival Nazionale del Videocorto di Nettuno, Italy

2019 – Best Experimental Film, 3rd Malatesta Short Film Festival, Italy

2019 – Special Mention, 17th International Festival Signs of the Night, France

2019 – Best Experimental Film, 7th Altan Khalis International Film Festival, Mongolia

2019 – Best Experimental Film, 10th Short To The Point Film Festival, Romania

2019 – Best Video Art, 9th Festival de Cinearte en la Frontera, Venezuela

2019 – Best Montage,  7th Cervignano Film Festival, Italy

2019 – 3rd Prize Experimental, 26th Open Eyes Film Festival, Germany

2019 – Best Experimental Film, 3rd. Stockholm Experimental & Animation Film Festival, Sweden

2019 – Best Concept, 3rd Chhatrapati Shivaji International Film Festival, India

2019 – Best Dialogue between Art & Video, 5th Move Cine Arte, Brazil

2019 – Best Film, 9th Corti Vivi Film Festival, Italy

2019 – Best Fiction Film, 2nd  Short Film Fest San Giovanni, Italy

2019 – Best Experimental Film , 2nd Moscow Short Film Festival, Russia

2019 – Best Experimental Film, 1st Buenos Aires Film Festival, Argentina

2019 – Best Innovative Experimental Film, 2nd Open Window Film Festival, India

2019 – German Seal of Approval: “highly recommended” FBW Prädikat “besonders wertvoll”, Germany

2018 – Best Experimental Film, 18th Flensburger Kurzfilmtage, Germany

2018 – Best Experimental Film, 27th Euroshorts Young Filmmakers International Festival, Poland

2018 – Best Audiovisual about Architecture, 16th Festival Internacional de Cine de Ponferrada, Spain

2018 – Best Filmed Architecture, 8th Ficarq Festival de Cine y Arquitectura, Spain

2018 – Honorable Mention, 8th Videobabel Festival de Video Arte y Experimental Audiovisual, Peru

2013 – Project Grant DE.MO./Movin’Up, Italian Ministry of Culture and Association of Young Italian Artists

2012 – Critic Prize, 10th Festival  VD’A  Le Voci dell’ Anima, Italy

2011 – Production Grant,  Ministry of Culture – Province of Frosinone, Italy

2002 – 2006 – Study Scholarship, Academy of Fine Arts of Rome, Laziodisu, Italy

GROUP EXHIBITION  (Selection)

2021 – The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Lisbon, Portugal

2020 – The National Gallery of Art, Saving the Filmmaking Arts, Washington, DC, USA

2020 – The Menil Collection, Exquisite Corpse of Surrealism, Huston, Texas, USA

2020 – Wro Art Center, Wro on Art, Wroclaw, Poland

2019 – Leipzig Museum of Contemporary Art GFZK, Emerging Artists, Germany

2019 – Goethe Institut Pop Up Seattle, Emerging Artists Vol. 4, Seattle, USA
2019 – Goethe Institut Montreal, Window Projections, Montreal, Canada
2019 – Goethe Institut Toulouse, Rencontres Traverse Video, Toulouse, France

2019 – Havana Art Biennal/ Fivac, Havana, Camagüey, Cuba
2019 – Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition, York Museum, York, United Kingdom
2019 – Alabama Museum of Contemporary Arts, Ann Arbor Festival Tour, Alabama, USA

2018 – Galerie Forum Am Amalienpark, Nownezz, Berlin, Germany
2018 – Biennal Internacional de Video y Cine Contemporaneo Videofest, Baja California, Mexico
2010 – Wortwedding, Raum für interdisziplinäre Poesieprojekte, Berlin, Germany

THEATRE DIRECTING & ACTING (Selection)

2018 – Actress – PANINI/BOYSROOM by Vegard Vinge/ Ida Müller -Bergen International Festival, Norway

2018 – Actress – NATIONALTHEATER REINICKENDORF by Vegard Vinge/ Ida Müller, Theatertreffen 2018

2017 – Actress – NATIONALTHEATER REINICKENDORF -by Vegard Vinge/ Ida Müller, Berliner Festspiele

2014 – Director Assistant & Actress -12 SPARTENHAUS – by Vegard Vinge/ Ida Müller, Volksbühne, Berlin

2014 – Director Assistant – MAZAL TOV Performance Kunst- by Amit Jacobi- Ufer Studios, Berlin

2013 – Director Assistant & Actress -12 SPARTENHAUS – by Vegard Vinge/ Ida Müller, Volksbühne, Berlin

2012 – Director – BOOHOOLOOM – Nocturne I – based on J. Joyce Ulysses – Theaterhaus Berlin Mitte, Berlin

2012 – Actress – JOHN GABRIEL BORKMAN –  H. Ibsen by Vegard Vinge/ Ida Müller, Theatertreffen 2012

2011 – Actress – JOHN GABRIEL BORKMAN – H. Ibsen by Vegard Vinge/ Ida Müller, Volksbühne, Berlin

2011 – Director – DOUBLE/ACT – Theaterhaus Berlin Mitte, Teatro Colosseo Rome, Sophiensaele, Berlin

2008 – Director & Actress – THE BLACK BOOK – Cochrane Theatre, London

2008 – Director –WBNR (What Burns Never Returns)- Central Saint Martins, London

2008 – Director & Actress – HOTEL THIRTEEN, Room N.7 – CSM – BIOS, Athens, Greece

2007 – Director & Actress  HELIOGABALE by A. Artaud, Camden’s People Theatre, London

SCENOGRAPHY

Scenic Works for Theatre & Film (Selection)

2018 – Set Decorator – DARK II – Netfilx, Art Department Studio Babelsberg, Potsdam

2018 – Set Decorator – CHARLIE’S ANGELS – Columbia Pictures, Art Department Studio Babelsberg

2018 – Scenography Ass. – PANINI/BOYSROOM by Vegard Vinge/Ida Müller, Bergen International Festival

2017 – Scenography Ass.- NATIONALTHEATER REINICKENDORF – by Vegard Vinge/Ida Müller,

             Festival Immersion, Berliner Festspiele, Theatertreffen 2018

2014 – Light Designer – Mazal Tov Performance Kunst- by Amit Jacobi- Ufer Studios, Berlin

2013 – Scenic Painter-12 SPARTENHAUS – by Vegard Vinge/Ida Müller -Volksbühne, Berlin

2012 – Scenographer – Boohooloom – Nocturne I – based on J. Joyce Ulysses -Theaterhaus Berlin Mitte, Berlin

2012 – Scenic Painter – John Gabriel Borkman -H. Ibsen, by Vegard Vinge/ Ida Müller – Theatertreffen 2012

2011 – Scenic Painter – John Gabriel Borkman -H. Ibsen, by Vegard Vinge/ Ida Müller  Volksbühne, Berlin

2011 – Light Designer – The Blood of a Butterfly – by Priscilla Bergey, English Theatre Berlin

2011 – Scenographer – DOUBLE/ACT –Theaterhaus Berlin Mitte, Teatro Colosseo Rome, Sophiensaele Berlin

2011 – Costume Designer – An Experiment with Air Pump – English Theatre Berlin

2010 – Costume Designer -Tales of the Rebel Waves- by Priscilla Bergey – English Theatre Berlin

2009  Light Designer – PASAJERO 502 – by Javier Del Cid, National Theatre, Guatemala

2008 – Scenographer – The Black Book – Cochrane Theatre, London

2008 – Scenographer -WBNR (What Burns Never Returns)- CSM, London

2008 – Scenographer- And So They Disappear into Complete Silence. CSM, London

2008 – Scenographer – Hotel Thirteen, Room N.7 – CSM, BIOS, Athens

2007 – Scenographer Heliogabale by Antonin Artaud, Camden’s People Theatre, London

2007 – Set Designer The Loop – by C. Erdemli, Look Up- Archway Theatre, Cockpit Theatre, London

2007 – Set Designer Ass. – Pera Palas – Arcola Theatre, London, Uk

2005 – Set Designer Ass. – Cyrano De Bergerac – Teatro Edoardo De Filippo, Rome

2004 – Scenography Internship, Dir. Artistic: Giancarlo Nanni, Teatro Vascello, Rome

2004 – Set Designer Ass. – Buon Natale Amici Miei – by F. Tatulli, Teatro Edoardo De Filippo, Rome

2004 – Set Designer – Peer Gynt by H. Ibsen –Gaston Troiano – Classico Village, Rome

2003 – Scenography Internship, Dir. Artistic: Giancarlo Nanni, Teatro Vascello, Rome, Italy

FILM & VIDEO COLLABORATION (Selection)

2016 – Video Maker – LE JARDIN– Choreography by Ginevra Panzetti/ Enrico Ticconi – Ufer Studio

            Berlin, Festival Open Spaces, Tanzfabrik, Berlin- Produktion: Berliner Senatskanzlei, HZT Berlin,

            Tanzfabrik Berlin, PACT Zollverein Essen, Teatro Comandini, Osservatorio Cesena

2015 – Set Manager – INSTALGIE – Short film by Viktor Brim – Akademie der Künste, Berlin

2015 – Set Manager – NOMADEN – Short film by Viktor Brim – HFF, Konrad Wolf Film University

FILM FESTIVAL SCREENINGS  (Selection)

2020 – 39. Black Maria Film Festival, New Jersey, USA
2020 – 12. Another Experiment by Women, New York, USA
2020 – 40. Brussels Independent Film Festival, Brüssel, Belgium
2020 – 10. Meme Pas Peur Fantastic Film Festival, Reunion Island
2020 – 25. La Fete de L’Art / Festival Regard, Quebec, Canada
2020 – 12. Time is Love Video Art Festival, Video Art Touring Programm
2020 – 5. Architecture Short Film Festival, Barcelona, Spain
2020 – 15. Experiments in Cinema, New Mexico, USA
2020 – 11. Skepto Film Festival, Cagliari, Italy
2020 – 13. Proyector Video Art Festival, Madrid, Spain
2020 – 2. Loops Expanded, Video Art Network & Touring Program
2020 – 10. Video Art Miden, Athens, Greece
2020 – 16. Corto Dorico Film Festival, Ancona, Italy
2020 – 5. Boston Short Film Festival, Boston, USA
2020 – 4. Visionär Film Festival, Berlin, Germany
2020 – 7. Shortcutz Film Festival Berlin, Berlin, Germany
2020 – 7. Civitanova Film Festival, Civitanova, Italy
2020 – 10. Broken Screen Film Festival, Buenos Aires, Argentina
2020 – 13. Cine Esquema Novo, Brazil
2020 – 7. Processo de Error Experimental Film Festival, Valparaiso, Chile
2020 – 9. Other Movie Lugano Film Festival, Lugano, Switzerland
2020 – 5. Loops Lisboa Video Art Festival, Lisbon, Portugal
2020 – 5. Caribbean International Film Festival, Margerita Island, Venezuela
2020 – 9. On Art Festival, Wroclaw, Poland
2020 – 6. The Quarantine Film Festival, Varna Bulgaria
2019 – 57. Ann Arbor Film Festival, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
2019 – 41.  Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival, Clermont-Ferrand, France
2019 – 64. Cork Film Festival, Cork, Ireland
2019 – 65. Oberhausen Internationale Kurzfilmtage, Oberhausen, Germany
2019 – 72. Cannes Film Festival, Short Film Corner, German Pavillon, Cannes, France
2019 – 44. Odense International Film Festival, Odense, Denmark
2019 – 41. International Women Film Festival in Creteil, Paris, France
2019 – 31. International Filmfest Dresden, Dresden, Germany
2019 – 48. Molodist Kyiv International Film Festival, Kyiv, Ukraine
2019 – 32. Stuttgarter Filmwinter, Stuttgart, Germany
2019 – 23. Regard – Saugenay International Film Festival, Saguenay, Canada
2019 – 34. Unabhängig Film Festival Ösnabruck, Ösnabruck, Germany
2019 – 43. Open Air Filmfest Weiterstadt, Weiterstadt, Germany
2019 – 51. Fotogramma D’Oro Short Film Festival, Messina, Italy
2019 – 25. Internationale Kurzfilmwoche Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany
2019 – 37. International Festival of Films on Art, Montreal, Canada
2019 – 36. Asolo Art Film Festival, Asolo, Italy
2019 – 29. Filmkunstfest Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Schwerin,Germany
2019 – 25. International Video Art of Casablanca, Casablanca, Morocco
2019 – 29. Bamberger Kurzfilmtage, Bamberg, Germany
2019 – 29. Mostra Invideo, Milano, Italy
2019 – 12. Küstendorf Film & Music Festival, Drvengrad, Serbia
2019 – 26. Women Film Festival Sguardi Altrove, Mailand, Italy
2019 – 20. Shorts Maremetraggio International Film Festival, Trieste, Italy
2019 – 20. Cellu L’Art International Film Festival, Jena, Germany
2019 – 24. Festival of Films on Contemporary Art, Neapel, Italy
2019 – 24. Linea D’Ombra Film Festival, Salerno, Italy
2019 – 21. Soria International ShortFilm Certamen, Soria, Spain
2019 – 17. International Festival Signs of the Night, Paris, France
2019 – 19. Si Fest Off, Savignano del Rubicone, Italy
2019 – 26. Openeyes Filmfest Marburg, Marburg, Germany
2019 – 23. International Film Festival Videomedeja, Novi Sad, Serbia
2019 – 18. Doc Buenos Aires / Cine de Artistas, Buenos Aires, Argentina
2019 – 15. Akbank Short Film Festival, Istanbul, Turkey
2019 – 17. International Festival Signs of the Night, Bangkok, Thailand
2019 – 21. San Francisco Independent Film Festival, San Francisco, USA
2019 – 22. Rencontres Traverse Video, Toulouse, France
2019 – 17. International Film Festival Meridian Pacific, Vladivostok, Russia
2019 – 18. International Kansk Video Festival, Kansk, Russia
2019 – 21. Semana del Cortometraje Comunidad de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
2019 – 21. Fusion Festival, Lärz, Germany
2019 – 20. Izmir International Short Film Festival, Izmir, Turkey
2019 – 22. Icaro International Film Festival of Central America, Guatemala-City, Guatemala
2019 – 12. Festival Cinemazero, Trento, Italy
2019 – 11. Santa Fe Independent Film Festival, Santa Fe, NM, USA
2019 – 14. Cortinametraggio Short Film Festival, Cortina D’Ampezzo, Italy
2019 – 13. In Out Experimental Short Film Festival, Gdansk, Poland
2019 – 12. Malter Vandor Film Festival, Debrecen, Hungary
2019 – 12. Mostra Strangloscope, Florianopolis, Brazil
2019 – 6. Riga International Film Festival, Riga, Lithuania
2019 – 8. International Video Art Festival of Camagüey, Camagüey, Cuba
2019 – 9 Dortmund Tresen Film Festival, Dortmund, Deutschland
2019 – 9. International Short Film Festival of Cyprus, Limassol, Cyprus
2019 – 9. Cairo Video Festival, Cairo, Egypt
2019 – 9. Philosofical Film Festival, Skopje, Macedonia
2019 – 8. Cardiff Mini Film Festival, Cardiff, Great Britain
2019 – 5. Bogotà Experimental Film Festival, Bogotá, Columbia
2019 – 6. Snowdance Independent Film Festival, Landsberg am Lech,Germany
2019 – 5. International Motion Film Festival, Nicosia, Cyprus
2019 – 5. Minikino Film Festival, Bali, Indonesia
2019 – 7. Clujshorts- International Short Film Festival, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
2019 – 7. Altan Khalis International Film Festival, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
2019 – 7. Shorts Fringe Azores Fringe Festival, Azores, Portugal
2019 – 6. Festival de Finos Filmes, Sao Paolo, Brazil
2019 – 2. Istanbul Experimental Film Festival, Istanbul, Turkey
2019 – 2. Beirut Women Film Festival, Beirut, Lebanon
2019 – 5. Ibrida Video Art Festival, Forlì, Italy
2019 – 7. Arquiteturas International Film Festival, Lisbon, Portugal
2019 – 10. Lund Architecture Film Festival, Lund, Sweden
2019 – 11. Architecture Film Festival Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Nederland
2019 – 10. World Architecture Festival, Amsterdam, Nederland
2019 – 3. London Architecture Film Festival, London, Great Britain
2019 – 1. Cinema Urbana Architecture Film Festival, Brasilia, Brazil
2019 – 4. Archine International Architecture Film Festival,Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2019 – 6. Cinetekton Festival de Cinema y Arquitectura, Mexico-City, Mexico
2019 – 10. Zebra Poetry Film Festiva, Berlin, Germany
2019 – 13. Mostra Strangloscope, Florianopolis, Brazil
2019 – 9. Cairo Video Festival, Kairo, Egypt
2019 – 7. International Short Film Festival Canton, Guangdong, China
2019 – 9. Philosophical Film Festival, Skopje, Macedonia
2019 – 5. Tage Des Deutschen Films, Cinemateque of Slovenia, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2019 – 5. Minikino Short Film Festival, Bali, Indonesia
2019 – 4. Lisaluna Kurzfilm Festival, Duisburg, Germany
2019 – 6. Festival de Finos Filmes, Sao Paulo, Brazil
2019 – 6. Stockholm Experimental & Animation Film Festival, Stockholm, Sweden
2019 – 9. Corti Vivi Film Festival, Soliera, Italy
2019 – 3. Malatesta Short Film Festival, Cesena, Italy
2019 – 9. Piazze di Cinema, Cesena, Italy
2019 – 2. Open Window Film Festival, Kolkata, India
2019 – 1. North Europe International Film Festival, London, Great Britain
2019 – 2. Global India International Film Festival, Pune, India
2019 – 2. Le Prince International Film Festival, Caracas, Venezuela
2019 – 7. International Film Festival of Canton, Guangdong, China
2019 – 1. Olympia Short Cuts Film Festival, Olympia, Washington, USA
2019 – 2. Moscow Short International Film Festival, Moscow, Russia
2019 – 3. AFSAD International Short Film Festival, Ankara, Turkey
2019 – 2. Short Film Festival San Giovanni, Pesaro, Italy
2019 – 1. Buenos Aires Film Festival, Buenos Aires, Argentina
2019 – 2. Firenze Film Festival, Firenze, Italy
2019 – 3. Olbia Film Network, Olbia, Italy
2019 – 1. Athens Marathon Film Festival, Athens, Greece
2019 – 2. International Panorama: Video Art & Experimental Cinema, Florianopolis, Brazil
2019 – 5. Codec International Experimental Film & Video Art Festival, Mexico City, Mexico
2019 – 6. Intermediaciones Muestra de Video Art y Cine Experimental, Medellin, Colombia
2019 – 3. The Unseen Experimental Film Festival, Denver, Colorado, USA
2019 – 3. Little Island Moving Images Festival, Amorgos, Greece
2019 – 4. Door Kinetic Arts Festival, Door County, Wisconsin, USA
2019 – 12. Goddess on the Throne Film Festival, Pristine, Kosovo
2019 – 6. Blue Danube Film Festival, Vienna, Austria & Budapest, Hungary
2019 – 3. Corti in Festival,Altamura, Italy
2018 – 35. Tehran International Short Film Festival, Tehran, Iran
2018 – 36. Festival Tous Courts of Aix-en-Provence, Aix-En-Provence, France
2018 – 18. Tirana Film Festival, Tirana, Albania
2018 – 27. St Louis International Film Festival, St. Louis, USA
2018 – 18. Nice European Short Film Festival, Nice, France
2018 – 26. Alter-Native International Short Film Festival, Mures, Romania
2018 – 18. Flensburger Kurzfilmtage, Flensburg, Germany
2018 – 27. Euroshorts International Film Festival, Gdansk, Poland
2018 – 24. L’Ètrange Film Festival, Forum Des Images, Paris, France
2018 – 6. Ficarq Festival de Cine y Arquitectura, Madrid, Spain
2018 – 16. Festival International de Cine de Ponferrada, Ponferrada, Spain
2018 – 7. Film & Architecture Festival, Prag, Czech Republic
2018 – 8. Videobabel Video Art Festival, Cusco, Peru
2018 – 9. Winchester Film Festival, Winchester, Great Britain
2018 – 16. Bienal de Video y Cine Contemporaneo Videofest, Baja California, Mexico
2018 – 3. Chhatrapati Shivaji International Film Festival, Pune, Maharashtra, India
2018 – 1. Istanbul Experimental Film Festival, Istanbul, Turkey
2018 – 1. Beyond Earth Short Film Festival, Kolkata, India
2018 – 1. Linz International Short Film Festival, Linz, Austria