Stefano Cipani

Stefano Cipani

Director

Stefano Cipani was raised in Salò, a small Italian town in a very artistic environment. He went to the New York Film Academy at Universal Studios where he directed Napoleon’s Charm, a short film produced in Los Angeles, and While God Is Watching Us. He has directed many music videos for MTV in Italy and collaborated with US productions. He also shot Symmetry (2014), a short movie starring Isabella Ferrari, and collaborated with Academy nominees and winners like Dante Ferretti, Ennio Morricone and Vittorio Sodano. In 2016 he directed a new short movie: Shine Bright: The Musical, winning Best Soundtrack at the 48 Hour Film Project, while in 2017 he directed a 15-minute animated short film about WWI called WW1 in Colors.

Filmography

2020 - La Grande Guerra a Colori (Short)
2019 - My Brother Chases Dinosaurs
2016 - Shine Bright (Short)
2013 - Symmetry (Short)
2011 - While God Is Watching Us (Short)
2009 - A Piece of Hero (Short)
2009 - Napoleon's Charm (Short)
2009 - A Pill for David Friktenstein (Short)

Stefano Cipani's films at RIFF
My Brother Chases Dinoasaurs
EFA Young Audience Awards
Year: 2019
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