Simonetta

"Simonetta" is the new single from "Assalti Frontali" dedicated to Simonetta Salacone, the historic director of the "Iqbal Masih" elementary school in the Casilino district of Rome, who died in January 2017. The video was shot in the buildings of Casilino 23 , in the Iqbal Masih school and in the theater of the "Mangiafuoco" company. The work aims to evoke the idea of ​​how a territory can become a community and it recalls the person, the thought and the action of a woman who has raised generations of new citizens and brings rap back to its natural vocation for the story of life , the transmission of values ​​to young people who today, too often, are passionate about this genre without knowing the real communicative possibilities.

  • Stefano Cormino
    Director
  • Militant A
    Text and rap
  • Bonnot
    Producer
  • Assalti Frontali
    Producer
  • Stefano Cormino
    Producer
  • Filippo Andreani
    Featuring
  • Bonnot Studio (Viareggio, Italy)
    Mixed and recorded
  • Chris Athens (Austin, Tx, Usa)
    Mastering
  • Simone Menin
    Cinematographer
  • Fabio Reitano
    Cinematographer
  • Roxana Ene
    Key Cast
    "The teacher with red hair"
  • Fabrizio Lella (Compagnia Mangiafuoco)
    Puppets made by
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Simonetta
  • Project Type:
    Music Video
  • Runtime:
    5 minutes 30 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    April 19, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    1,000 EUR
  • Country of Origin:
    Italy
  • Country of Filming:
    Italy
  • Language:
    Italian
  • Shooting Format:
    digital 4K
  • Aspect Ratio:
    2:1
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Florence
    Italy
    Florence Film Award | Honorable Mention: Music Video
Director Biography - Stefano Cormino

Graduated in film editing, after attending workshops on film criticism, screenwriting and directing, in 2002 he founded the Mastofabbro group. From there, a long period of experimentation in the audiovisual sector, including short film, documentaries, music videos, animation, video art and live performances. Since 2003 he lives and works in Rome, where collaborating and exchanging views with numerous other artists.
He is one of the founders of the Vitreo interdisciplinary project in collaboration with the Faculty of Architecture of La Sapienza, participates in the multimedia project Cercando Eutopie curated by Giacomo Verde, leads the laboratory "Premio - Valerio Verbano" a short film school competition on the theme of civil commitment.
In the social field he works on the project "Decent Work for all - Making Migration Work for Development Films" in collaboration with SOLIDAR; for two years he made a video-production workshop with SEWA, a women's trade union from India.
Since 2005 he has been responsible for the video communication of the education trade union FLC CGIL and since 2009 he has collaborated with many other federations of the CGIL, the most important trade union in Italy.
From 2015 he collaborates with Save the Children for the projects "Growing in the South", "UndeRadio" and "Sottosopra", realizing promos and holding training courses.
Currently it has started a partnership with the agencies LanceLibere and Melazero.

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