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In the midst of a pandemic, Aurora takes a liking to Tommy, a seemingly shy and awkward boy who is often bullied by his classmates. Thanks to her ease and simplicity, Aurora is able to integrate his companion into her group of friends despite Tommy's significant issues.

  • Gianluca Sia
    Io resto qua!
  • Gianluca Sia
    Io resto qua!
  • IC Comprensivo “Mario Squillace” Montepaone Lido
    La corona scomoda
  • YouTube Audio Library
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Tommy - Amici oltre lo specchio
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    17 minutes 14 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    February 12, 2022
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    Yes - IC Comprensivo “Mario Squillace”
Director Biography - Gianluca Sia

Gianluca Sia is an italian film-maker, gaduated in Cinema, Photography, Performing Arts. He gains experience on film sets as director, screen writer and actor in different local and satellite TV production. He shows up in Rai and Mediaset fictions. He works as visual communication and acting teacher. He was a jury member in different festivals, such as Epizephiry film festival, Shortini Short Film Festival, Floridia Film Fest. Also, he was the artistic director and the presenter of Short Movie Show, a live tv festival produced by a regional TV. Recently, he has been interested in the production and direction of social shorts promoted by associations or in school project. In the late 2016, he started writing the script of the feature “Io resto qua! /Stay on!”, whose teaser won an important award in 2017: Women for Women Against Violence - Premio Camomilla. At the beginning of 2020, with a very low budget, he managed to complete his first feature, dealing with the different aspects of the film production and post-production, supported by the promoter association Calistrica International: Cinema, Media e Società, in which he holds the position of vice president. Stay on!/Io resto qua! got different awards among different international festivals in the years 2020/2021.

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