Andrés Andreani

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Andrés Andreani (born September 16, 1984, Buenos Aires) is an Argentinean visual artist, actor and filmmaker.

Early life[edit]

Showing artistic interests from a very early age, Andreani started taking acting classes at the age of 12. He studied Arts at the University of Buenos Aires and Dramatic Arts at the National University of Arts, during that time he also completed seminars on Theater Direction, Art Direction and Script Writing. He was involved in many stage plays of the Buenos Aires independent theater scene and he was producer and director of short films and music videos.

Career[edit]

[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1664001/ NOVAK ,his first feature film, was premiered in Buenos Aires in 2009 and since then it was presented at many film festivals in Argentina, United States, Spain, Mexico, Venezuela, France and Japan. The film won 'Best International Comedy' at The New York International Independent Film Festival in 2010.

During 2010 and 2011 he moved to Barcelona and then to New York where he completed the post production of his ambitious second feature, Longchamps, in which he choreographed 27 actors and 8 cameras to tell a choir story about the world being saved by music.

While in New York he started the shooting of his third feature film Peter Bartok Jr. This absurd story, inspired by Béla Bartók's third piano concerto, counts with the performances of Argentinean actors Martín Piroyansky and Norman Briski.

In 2011, Andreani met renowned Hungarian filmmaker Béla Tarr at The Berlin Film Festival and later that year he traveled to Croatia to direct a short film under Tarr's supervision. The 27 minutes film, The State That I am Fish, gets its premiere at The Split Film Festival and then also in Paris for Béla Tarr's retrospective at Centre Pompidou.

Then he moved to Paris, where he started making videos for Lidewij Edelkoort, one of the world's most renowned trend forecasters.

In 2012 he was commissioned by the New Yorker organization Elastic City to produce an interactive performance that gives birth to his latest shortfilm Les Amants du Pont Dieu. Shot with 12 simultaneous long takes along the Canal Saint-Martin in Paris.

He also does video installations. His most recent works include Nicole Kidman cries over Kubrick's death showed in 42RL, (Paris) and The weight of the artist showed in General Public, (Berlin).

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