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Grabadora Sound

Somewhere in the suburb of Rome a musician (Mario De Lillo) is looking for something’s original to be
to finish his musical production. A girl (Altea Hernàndez) is trying to work as second-hand dealer to recovering old objects. One step at a time their passions will bring them together. A fantastic and
romantic story that suggests that everything is possible.

  • Cristiano Neila
    Director
    Me and the devil
  • Cristiano Neila
    Writer
    Me and the devil
  • Andrea Santoro
    Writer
    Roma Kaputt Mundi
  • Dario Almerighi
    Writer
    Me and the devil
  • Cristiano Neila
    Producer
  • Mario De Lillo
    Key Cast
    "Musician"
  • Altea Hernàndez
    Key Cast
    "Girl "
  • Fabrizio Bordignon
    Key Cast
    " Shopkeeper"
  • Marco Lena
    Photography
    Me and the devil
  • Andrea Santoro
    Editing
    Margerita
  • Annalisa Riccardi
    Editing
  • Manuel Morini
    Music
    Me and the devil
  • Emilia D'Agata
    Script supervisor
    Me and the devil
  • Oscar Celestini
    Digital Artist, Poster Designer
  • Paul Scio
    VFX
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Grabadora Sound
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Genres:
    Comedy, Romance
  • Runtime:
    8 minutes 10 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    July 1, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    20,000 EUR
  • Country of Origin:
    Italy
  • Country of Filming:
    Italy
  • Language:
    Italian
  • Shooting Format:
    Canon 5DMK4, FHD all intra
  • Aspect Ratio:
    1.78 : 1
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    No
  • RIFF - Rome Independent Film Festival
    Rome
    Italy
    November 17, 2019
    Italian Premiere
    Official SelectIon
  • Rome Indipendent Prisma Awards
    Roma
    Italy
    March 5, 2020
    Official SelectIon
  • Palena Film Festival
    Palena
    Italy
    August 5, 2020
    Official SelectIon
  • The IndieFEST Film Awards
    La Jolla
    United States
    August 4, 2020
    Award of Merit
  • Forence Film Awards
    Florence
    Italy
    September 5, 2020
    Honorable Mention: Comedy
Distribution Information
  • Pi.Sa. Film
    Country: Worldwide
    Rights: Free TV
  • WhiteLight
    Country: Worldwide
    Rights: Internet
Director Biography - Cristiano Neila

My name is Cristiano, aka 'Cristiano Neila', I was born in Rome and during my childhood I became passionate about drawing, music and finally Cinema. In 2012 I graduated as a sound engineer at the University of Rome Torvergata. A few years later, in 2016 I participated as a guest in the Lucano Festival"Latronic Horror" where I met the director Dario Almerighi with whom a collaboration began as sound design and sound engineer in various shorts and in two feature films (https://www.imdb.com/title/tt9042300/fullcredits/).
Lately I collaborated with Pi. Sa. Films Production for the short "Grabadora Sound"

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Director Statement

Well, considering these few words from the synopsis:

"Somewhere in the suburb of Rome a musician is looking for something’s original to be to finish his musical production"

I should say: "that's me!" thinking to myself when I was practicing for my Sound Engineer degree, infact at that time I would to get the perfect sound, but obvusly it was never perfect at all, and currently I realize the only way is filming a story where finaly someone get something's sound perfect.

The plot was very simple, so I decided to keep most of the shots close to characters of Altea and Mario and that I think, helped the viewer to be involved in the spirit of “personal research” that both the characters shows during all the film.

I would to thanks this marveluos team, we all worked together before in some indipendent horror movie (you maybe reconize an horror-like photography expecialy in the night shots) and I get surpriced still we work so well in the shooting of a commedy.