Paraphrasing to "V de Vendetta": a film is a symbol, the fact of doing it too. Although, a symbol in itself is nothing, but ... with the support of enough people, a symbol, can change the world.
Roberto I. Ercolalo (born February 21, 1992) is an Italian-Argentine director, writer, and producer of shorts films. Alma Mater: University of Buenos Aires (UBA). Ex. Judge of Los Angeles CineFest (California, USA). President of the jury of Madrid Film Awards (Madrid, Spain), Co-Founder and Director of the Buenos Aires International Film Festival (BUEIFF), BueIFF Channel, and BueIFF Web Series.
Winner of 9 official IMDb film festivals, 8 nominations, and invited to prestigious film festivals of New York, Los Angeles, Hollywood, Barcelona, Moscow, Roma, Delhi, Amsterdam, among others.
He has received over 20 personal awards as a director and several others as a writer at many film festivals around the world. His first short film (Job Life) obtained the world record for awards during 2018-2020, surpassing 100 international distinctions. "Nature" is his second short film and in it, he expresses his particular vision of art and resources. Sent to compete in the official IMDb, Oscar, and Bafta festivals.
* Personal Awards:
- Winner of "Best First Time Director" in European Cinematography Awards (Warsaw, Poland)
- Winner of "Best First Time Director" in Independent Shorts Awards (North Hollywood, USA)
- Winner of "Best Short Script" in Independent Talents International Film
- Winner of "Best Director" in Great Message International Film Festival (Pune, India)
- Winner of "Best Story" in Film For Peace (Canada)
- Winner of "Best Director" and "Best Screenplay" in The Continental Film Festival (New York, USA)
- Winner of "Best First Time Director of the Year" in The Continental Film Festival (New York, USA)
- Certificate of Excellence in Noida International Film Festival (Noida, India)
- Certificate of Excellence in Delhi Shorts International Film Festival (Delhi, India)
- Certificate of Excellence in Global India International Film Festival (Pune, India)
- Certificate of Excellence in Great Message International Film Festival (Pune, India)
- Nominee of "Best Director" in Independent Shorts Awards (North Hollywood, USA)
- Nominee of "Best Original Story" in Independent Shorts Awards (North Hollywood, USA)
- Nominee of "Best Director" in European Cinematography Awards (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
- Nominee of "Best Director" in Prague International Film Festival (Czech Republic)
- Nominee of "Best First Time Director" in New York Cinematography Awards (New York, USA)
- Nominee of "Best Editing" in European Cinematography Awards (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
- Nominee of "Best Short Script" in Las Vegas Global Film Convention (Las Vegas, USA)
- Nominee of "Best First Time Director" in Golden Earth Film Award (USA)
- Nominee of "Best First Time Director" in Aphrodite Film Awards (New York, USA)
- Nominee of "Best Director" in European Cinematography Awards (Amsterdam, Netherlands 2020)
- Official Selection "Best Debut Director" in Noida International Film Festival (Noida, India)
- Official Selection "Best Debut Director" in Delhi Shorts International Film Festival (Delhi, India)
- Official Selection "Best First Time Director" in 6 On Nebraska (Belville, South Africa)
- Official Selection "Best Short Script" in Lebanese Film Festival (Lebanon)
- Official Selection "Best Director in Malabo International Music & Film Festival (Equatorial Guinea)
- Official Selection "Best Director" in White Deer International Film Festival (United Kingdom)
- "Judge" designated for Los Angeles CineFest (California, USA)
- "President of the Jury" designated for Madrid Film Awards (Madrid, Spain)
  • Producer (6 Credits)
    Trailer Job Life
    Experimental, Short, Student
    Orders (Pedidos)2021
    Short, Other
    Nature2020
    Experimental, Short
    Nature - Trailer2020
    Experimental, Short
    Job Life2018
    Experimental, Short
    Trailer Promo Job Life2018
    Experimental, Short, Other
  • Director (6 Credits)
    Trailer Job Life
    Experimental, Short, Student
    Orders (Pedidos)2021
    Short, Other
    Nature2020
    Experimental, Short
    Nature - Trailer2020
    Experimental, Short
    Job Life2018
    Experimental, Short
    Trailer Promo Job Life2018
    Experimental, Short, Other
  • Writer (5 Credits)
    Job Life Script
    Screenplay, Short Script
    Trailer Job Life
    Experimental, Short, Student
    Nature2020
    Experimental, Short
    Nature - Trailer2020
    Experimental, Short
    Job Life2018
    Experimental, Short
  • Editor (4 Credits)
    Trailer Job Life
    Experimental, Short, Student
    Nature - Trailer2020
    Experimental, Short
    Job Life2018
    Experimental, Short
    Trailer Promo Job Life2018
    Experimental, Short, Other
  • Sonido (1 Credit)
    Trailer Job Life
    Experimental, Short, Student
  • Photographer (1 Credit)
    Job Life Poster2018
  • Design (1 Credit)
    Job Life Poster2018
Official Selection of Best Short
Nature
International Film Festival of Ahmednagar
2021
Official Selection of Best Director
Nature
Aphrodite Film Awards
New York
2021
Official Selection of Best Experimental Short Film
Nature
Aphrodite Film Awards
New York
2021
Finalist of Best Director
Nature
Prague International Monthly Film Festival
Prague
2020
Official Selection of Best Story
Nature
Film For Peace
Toronto
2020
Official Selection of Best Soundtrack
Nature
12 Months FIlm Festival
Cluj-Napoca
2020
Official Selection
Nature
12 Months FIlm Festival
Cluj-Napoca
2020
Official Selection of Best Experimental Film
Nature
European Cinematography Awards
Amsterdam
2020
Official Selection of Best Director
Nature
European Cinematography Awards
Amsterdam
2020
Official Selection of Best Experimental Short Film
Nature
Independent Shorts Awards
Hollywood
2020
Official Selection of Best Cinematography
Nature
Independent Shorts Awards
Hollywood
2020
Official Selection of Best Original Story
Nature
Independent Shorts Awards
Hollywood
2020
Official Selection of Best Original Score
Nature
Independent Shorts Awards
Hollywood
2020
Official Selection
Nature
Prague International Monthly Film Festival
Prague
2020
Official Selection
Nature
The Lift-Off Sessions
Pinewood
2020
Official Selection
Nature
Rome Independent Prisma Awards
Roma
2020
Official Selection of Best Soundtrack
Nature
White Deer International Film Festival
2020
Official Selection
Nature
Lift-Off Global Network
Pinewood
2020
Official Selection of Best Short Film
Nature
Film For Peace
Toronto
2020
Official Selection of Best Director
Nature
White Deer International Film Festival
2020
Semi-Finalist of Best Experimental Film
Nature
European Cinematography Awards
Amsterdam
2020
Semi-Finalist of Best Director
Nature
European Cinematography Awards
Amsterdam
2020
Semi-Finalist of Best Experimental Film
Nature
Rome Independent Prisma Awards
Roma
2020
Finalist of Best Experimental Film
Nature
Independent Shorts Awards
Hollywood
2020
Finalist of Best Original Score
Nature
Independent Shorts Awards
Hollywood
2020
Finalist of Best Cinematography
Nature
Independent Shorts Awards
Hollywood
2020
Finalist of Best Original Story
Nature
Independent Shorts Awards
Hollywood
2020
Winner of Best Short Film
Nature
Film For Peace
Toronto
2020
Winner of Best Story
Nature
Film for Peace
Toronto
2020
Winner of Best Experimental Film
Nature
12 Months FIlm Festival
Cluj-Napoca
2020
Official Selection
Nature - Trailer
Lift-Off Sessiones
Pinewood
2020
Official Selection
Nature - Trailer
Prague International Monthly Film Festival
Prague
2020
Official Selection
Nature - Trailer
12 Months FIlm Festival
Cluj-Napoca
2020
Official Selection of Best Actor
Job Life
Melkbos Short Film Festival
Melkbosstrand
2020
Official Selection
Job Life
The Lift-Off Sessions
Pinewood
2020
Finalist
Nature - Trailer
Prague International Monthly Film Festival
Prague
2020
Official Selection
Job Life
The Lift-Off First Time FIlmmaker
Pinewood
2020
Winner of Special Mention
Job Life
Melkbos Short Film Festival
Melkbosstrand
2020
Official Selection
Job Life
Global India International Film Festival
2019
Finalist of Best Promotional Piece
Trailer Promo Job Life
Las Vegas Global Film Convention
Las Vegas
2019
Winner of Best Director
Job Life
Great Message International Film Festival
Pune
2019
Official Selection of Best Trailer
Trailer Promo Job Life
Las Vegas Global Film Convention
Las Vegas
2019
Winner of Best Message Award
Job Life
Global India International Film Festival
2019
Official Selection of Best Screenplay
Job Life Script
Las Vegas Global Film Convention
Las Vegas
2019
Finalist of Best Screenplay
Job Life Script
Las Vegas Global Film Convention
Las Vegas
2019
Winner of Best Soundtrack
Job Life
12 Months Film Festival
Cluj-Napoca
2019
Finalist of Best Director
Job Life
New York Cinematography Awards
New York
2019
Semi-Finalist of Best Actor
Job Life
New York Cinematography Awards
New York
2019
Official Selection
Job Life Poster
Almaty Indie Film Festival
Kazajistan
2019
Best First Time Director - Official Selection
Job Life
Aphrodite Film Awards
New York
2019
Official Selection
Job Life
L.I.M.P.A.
London
2019
Official Selection of Best Trailer
Trailer Job Life
Las Vegas Global Film Convention
Las Vegas
2019
Finalist of Best Trailer
Trailer Job Life
Las Vegas Global Film Convention
Las Vegas
2019
Winner of "Best Actor"
Job Life
Lake View International Film Festival
2019
Finalist of Best Trailer
Trailer Promo Job Life
Las Vegas Global Film Convention
Las Vegas
2019
Official Selection
Job Life
European International Film Festival
Saint-Petersburg
2019
Finalist Award
Job Life
European International Film Festival
Saint-Petersburg
2019
Official Selection
Job Life
Direct Montlhy Online Film Festival
2019
Official Selection
Job Life
New York Cinematography Awards
New York
2019
Top 10 - Ranked on the Four Status
Job Life
Direct Montlhy Online Film Festival
2019
Top 10 - Ranked on the First Status
Job Life
Direct Montlhy Online Film Festival
2019
Official Selection of Best Promotional Piece
Trailer Promo Job Life
Las Vegas Global Film Convention
Las Vegas
2019
Winner of Best Trailer
Nature - Trailer
European Cinematography Awards
Amsterdam
2019
Official Selection
Nature - Trailer
Avanca 2020 Film Festival
Avanca
2019
Official Selection of Best Director
Job Life
Great Message International Film Festival
Pune
2019
Official Selection of Best Experimental
Job Life
Great Message International Film Festival
Pune
2019
Certificate of Excellence
Job Life
Great Message International Film Festival
Pune
2019
Official Selection
Job Life
Aasha International Film Festival
Nashik
2019
Official Selection
Job Life
New York Cinematography Awards
New York
2019
Official Selection of "Best Actor"
Job Life
Lake View International Film Festival
2019
Top 10 - Ranked on the First Status
Job Life
Direct Montlhy Online Film Festival
2019
Top 10 - Ranked on the First Status
Job Life
Direct Montlhy Online Film Festival
2019
Top 10 - Ranked on the First Status
Job Life
Direct Montlhy Online Film Festival
2019
Official Selection of Best First Time Director
Job Life
6 On Nebraska
Bellville
2018
Winner of Best Experimental Short Film
Job Life
Independent Talents International Film Festival
Bloomington
2018
Official Selection
Trailer Promo Job Life
6 On Nebraska
Belville
2018
Official Selection
Trailer Promo Job Life
Independent Talents International Film Festival
Bloomington
2018
Nominee of "Best Trailer"
Trailer Promo Job Life
Independent Talents International Film Festival
Bloomington
2018
Official Selection
Job Life Script
12 Months Film Festival
Cluj-Napoca - Romania
2018
Winner of "Best Short Script"
Job Life
Independent Talents International Film Festival
Bloomington
2018
Official Selection
Job Life Script
Independent Talents International Film Festival
Bloomington, USA
2018
Official Selection
Job Life
In-Short Film Festival
Lagos
2018
Official Selection
Job Life
12 Months Film Festival
Cluj-Napoca
2018
Official Selection of Best Script
Job Life
12 Months Film Festival
Cluj-Napoca
2018
Official Selection of Best Soundtrack
Job Life
12 Months Film Festival
Cluj-Napoca
2018
Official Selection
Job Life
12 Months Film Festival
Cluj-Napoca
2018
Out Competition
Job Life
Brahmaputra Valley Film Festival
Brahmaputra
2018
Winner of "Certificate Of Excellence"
Job Life
Delhi Shorts International Film Festival
Delhi
2018
Official Selection of Best First Time Director
Job Life
Golden Earth Film Award
Online
2018
Official Selection
Job Life
Lake View International Film Festival
Punjab
2018
Official Selection of Best Experimental
Job Life
6 On Nebraska
Bellville
2018
Finalist
Job Life
Near Nazareth Festival
Afula
2018
Official Selection
Job Life
Independent Talents International Film Festival
Indiana
2018
Official Selection
Job Life
FEDAXV Film Festival
Valdivia
2018
Official Selection
Job Life
Delhi Shorts International Film Festival
Delhi
2018
Official Selection
Job Life
Red Corner Festival 2018
2018
Winner Best Short Script
Job Life Script
Independent Talents International Film Festival
Bloomington, USA
2018
Official Selection
Job Life Poster
Alternative Film Festival (Canada)
Toronto
2018
Semi-Finalist
Job Life Poster
Alternative Film Festival (Canada)
Toronto
2018
Winner of "Certificate Of Excellence"
Job Life
Noida International Film Festival
Delhi
2018
Official Selection
Job Life
Barcelona Planet Film Festival
Barcelona
2018
Official Selection
Job Life
Noida International Film Festival
Delhi
2018
Official Selection
Job Life
Independent Shorts Awards
Hollywood
Official Selection
Job Life
Pune Short Film Festival
Pune
Official Selection
Job Life
European Cinematography Awards
Warsaw
Official Selection
Job Life
Lebanese Independent Film Festival
Beirut
Finalist of Best Experimental
Job Life
European Cinematography Award
Warsaw
Finalist of Best Director
Job Life
European Cinematography Award
Warsaw
Finalist of Best Editing
Job Life
European Cinematography Award
Warsaw
Semi Finalist
Trailer Job Life
Drama & Family: Film & Writing Festival
Toronto
Semi Finalist
Job Life
Eurasia International Film Festival
Moscow
Semi Finalist
Job Life
Los Angeles CineFest
Los Angeles
Official Selection
Trailer Job Life
RedCorner Film Festival
Siracusa
Official Selection
Trailer Job Life
Barcelona Planet Film Festival
Barcelona
Official Selection
Trailer Job Life
Independent Talents International Film Festival
Bloomington
Official Selection
Trailer Job Life
Los Angeles CineFest
Los Angeles
Semi Finalist
Trailer Job Life
Los Angeles CineFest
Los Angeles
Official Selection
Trailer Job Life
Bad Film Festival
New York
Official Selection
Trailer Job Life
Family Feedback Film Festival
Toronto
Winner of "Best First Time Director"
Job Life
European Cinematography Awards
Warsaw
Winner of Best First Time Director
Job Life
Independent Shorts Awards
Hollywood
Winner of Best Experimental Film
Job Life
Independent Shorts Awards
Holllywood
Birth Date
February 21, 1992
Nickname
Roberto I. Ercolalo
Current City
Madrid, España
Height
5´7"
Gender
Male
Eye Color
Brown
Zodiac Sign
Pisces
"Time is the substance of which I am made" J. L. Borges
"All art is autobiographical" F. Fellini
"We live in a world where it´s more expensive to buy a fish tank, rather than the fish that will live inside. That is what life means for the human being"
Paraphrasing to "V de Vendetta": a film is a symbol, the fact of doing it too. Although, a symbol in itself is nothing, but ... with the support of enough people, a symbol, can change the world.