Paolo Zucca

Paolo Zucca

Italy

Biography

Paolo Zucca (b. 1972 in Sardinia, Italy), after obtaining a degree in modern literature in Florence, was admitted to the RAI School for Film and Television Script writers. He earned a degree in directing at Cinecittà´s Academy of Film and Television. and his film thesis, the short BANANA ROSSA, was shortlisted for the Young Director Award at Cannes and the Foreign Press Golden Globes in Italy. He has directed many award-winning short films, documentaries and commercials. THE REFEREE is based on Zucca´s short film by the same title, L´Arbitro, winner of the David di Donatello prize for best short in 2009 and the Special Jury Prize at the Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival. His latest film THE MAN WHO BOUGHT THE MOON has its premiere at the Busan IFF.

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