London Film School graduate Duccio Chiarini made several short films before he wrote and directed the documentary HIT THE ROAD, GRANNY, (HIT THE ROAD, NONNA) which premiered at Venice Days 2011. It was subsequently selected at many festivals, among which Thessaloniki, Krakow and Sofia.
With his debut feature, SHORT SKIN, he participated in the Biennale College – Cinema. The film premiered at the Venice Film Festival in 2014, where it received a Special Mention and was nominated for a Crystal Bear in Generation 14plus at the Berlinale in 2015. It was then selected at many other festivals including Rio de Janeiro, Seattle, Sofia and Vancouver.
His latest film, THE GUEST (2018) played at the 2018 Locarno Festival in the Piazza Grande programme.