Sergio Basso

Sergio Basso

Italy

Biography

Sergio Basso started as a theatre director, in Teatraz Drama Company, then he went on to the movie industry. He was Gianni Amelio’s assistant director on his last production in China, The missing star, and shot several shorts and documentaries. He graduated from the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia, Direction Department, Rome (2006). He graduated from Jurij Alschitz and GITIS (Moscow) Theatre School (2002). He had been living in China for a while, since 1996, pursuing his academic studies in Oriental Art; he graduated from Venice University, Oriental Languages Department (1999). He is taking a second degree in Classics, Milan University. He is a member of the European Documentary Network. He taught at Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia, Palermo branch, art-history documentary. He is one of the winner of 2009 Solinas Prize- Documentary for the Large Screen and of the Movin’Up Scholarship for Young Italian Artists. He co-worked with UN, Oxford University, NOKIA, Università La Sapienza, Rome, Il Corriere della Sera, IlSole24ore publishing house, SKIRA publishing house, the Istituto dei Beni Culturali in Emilia Romagna, Università degli Studi di Milano, the MAAXI Museum in Rome.

Films Selection

  • Fingertips - 2011
  • Made in Chinatown (Giallo a Milano) - 2011