Hands beating time, couples dancing, light effects on the floor. The memories of a star performer who used to play the saxophone and direct an orchestra. Flashes of light and shadowy areas, as the disco ball revolves.
Mirko Fabbri is a sound recording engineer, sound editor and sound designer for over fifteen years. He has made films, documentaries and commercials. He has collaborated with various artists, theater and dance companies – Masque Teatro, Fanny & Alexander, Zapruder, Yuri Ancarani – for the creation of sound installations, and for the soundtrack of shows and videos.
Paolo Pennuti studied philosophy at the University of Bologna and visual arts at the IUAV University of Venice. He subsequently earned a master’s degree in multimedia arts from Emily Carr University in Vancouver. He presented his films at various festivals including the Toronto Urban Film Festival, the Leeds International Film Festival, the Hamburg Film Festival, the Les instants vidéo Festival and the Pesaro International Film Festival.
Riccardo Giacconi presented his films at various festivals, including the New York Film Festival, the International Film Festival Rotterdam, the Venice Film Festival, Visions du réel and FIDMarseille, where he won the Grand Prix of international competition in 2015.
«Steps, gestures, memories. Money, costumes, dance music. Reflections, acetylene, flashes of lights, shaded areas. The life of an orchestra leader. »
SMOKE GETS IN YOUR EYES
Italia/Italy, 2019, 11’, col.
smoke gets in your eyes
regia, soggetto, sceneggiatura, fotografia, montaggio/directors, story, screenplay, cinematography, film editing
Riccardo Giacconi, Paolo Pennuti, Mirko Fabbri