MOTHS TO FLAME
Directors: Luca Jankovic, Marco Pellegrino
Run Time: 13 mins
Collection: SHORTS 3
Date/Time: SUN JUN 21 11:00AM & 5:00PM
Ticket Options: DAY PASS/ALL FESTIVAL PASS
Short, Sci-Fi, Drama, International
Description: Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin are inexplicably trapped in a room, just minutes before the Apollo 11 mission. The count down is definite: theirs will be a small step for a man, a giant leap into the unknown.
Director Bios: Luca graduated in Media and Marketing in 2010, graduated in Digital Filmmaking at the SAE Institute of Milan in 2012 with the short film “Incontri”. In 2013 he made his first independent short film entitled “The Virgin of the Rocks”, set in the Monumental Cemetery of Milan and participates in numerous international festivals. In 2015 he completed his second short film, based on a poem by Guido Catalano: “The man who had begun to die”; This short film participates in numerous international festivals and is distributed for the France 3 Corse TV. Since 2013 he has worked as a freelance director for several production companies such as The Blink Fish, Movie & Co, MRK Productions, The Boulevard Stories, Ananim Productions, dealing with clients and brands internationals such as Ferrero, Prada, Camera della Moda, Bmw, Salewa, Save the Children and many others. From 2016 to 2017 he dedicated himself to writing with the authors Gabriele Guariso and Federico Lanfredi for the series of short films “I Mostri 2.0” inspired by film “I Mostri” by Dino Risi of 1963. In 2017 he founded the production company Box Vision and began production of the same series with the collaboration of other directors and their respective reality ended in 2018. The short films of the series participate in prestigious festivals Internazi including Luca, with his short film: “Il Salutista”.
Marco was born in Piemonte, graduated in Milan with a thesis on the Cinema of Ermanno Olmi and moved to Rome to attend the courses of Direction and Screenplay at the European Griffith Academy, under the guidance of Alberto Crespi, Marco Pontecorvo, Stefano Pasetto and Roberto Welcome. He made his first short films between 2008 and 2009, winning the “Premio Libera” at the Efebo Corto Festival in Castelvetrano (TP) with a film entitled “Come un pesce”, played by the Palermo actor Giacomo Civiletti. In the same years he wrote the screenplay for “Vita e la città dei morti”, short film selected at the Festival di David di Donatello 2009. He worked side by side as assistant director and assistant Casting, collaborating in several Italian films and TV series of international importance, among including “Habemus Papam” by Nanni Moretti, “La Passione” by Carlo Mazzacurati, “To Rome with love” by Woody Allen, “Le mani dentro la città” by Alessandro Angelini, “Sheep in the grass” by Alberto Caviglia, “Brutti and villains “by Cosimo Gomez and” Una questione privata “by Paolo and Vittorio Taviani. In the meantime, he keeps alive his passion for music, directing numerous videoclips of bands and singer-songwriters of the Italian indie scene, among which stand out Colombre, QualunqueeI Quartieri. He collaborates as a musician and singer in the creation of a Disco deI Quartieri, recording a song entitled “9002”, inserted in the soundtrack of the television series “Suburra” of 2017. Also in 2017 he publishes a record entitled “You are here” with the nome nomeNonpellegrino, obtaining the prize for best videoclip at the Seeyousound Piemonte festival, with the song “Piramidi”. Between 2015 and 2017 he works on the writing of a novel entitled “The son of frogs”, whose publication is scheduled for March 2018 with the Bompiani publishing house.