Giovanni Coda

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Giovanni Coda
Born (1964-01-19) 19 January 1964 (age 50)
Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy
Nationality Italian
Occupation Film director, Photographer
Known for Director of Il Rosa Nudo

Giovanni Coda[1] (born 19 January 1964) is an Italian film director and photographer. He is the director of Il Rosa Nudo.

Biography[edit]

Coda began his artistic career in the video art field in the early 90’s and had his exhibitions in many museums and art galleries in Venice (Biennale della Videoarte), Tokyo (Ayoama University), London (Watermans Arts Centre), Paris (Maison d’Italie), Madrid (Museo del Rejna Sofia), Milan (Biennale della Videoarte), Rome (Teatro Vittorio), among others. Since 1996 Coda is the director of the V-art Festival (Festival Internazionale Immagine d’Autore). In 2013 he directed his first feature film Il Rosa Nudo.

Filmography (as a video art director)[edit]

Year Film Notes
1995 P-salm Jury Recommendation at Catania Festival Videogramma (Estate Catanese directed by Franco Battiato).
1995 L’Attesa Award for Best Film, Best Photography and Best Editing at ’’Premio nazionale per il cortometraggio sociale Nickelodeon’’,[2] Spoleto (Italy).
1996 L’Ombra del Ricordo Award for Best Italian Short Film at Festival del Cinema di Arezzo 1996. Award for Best Photography at Festival del Cinema di Palermo.
1998 Il Passeggero[3]
2002 Serafina
2005 Big Talk[4]
2012 Brightness[5]

Filmography (as a feature film director)[edit]

Year Film Notes
2013 Il Rosa Nudo (Naked Rose) Gold Jury Prize in the Feature Films category at the 2013 edition of Seattle Social Justice Film Festival.[6]
Special event, "for its high artistic, historical and moral value", inside the 7th edition of the Queer Lion Award of the 70th Venice Film Festival 2013[7]
Official Selection at Torino GLBT Film Festival 2013
Official Selection at Florence Queer Festival 2013
Official Selection at Naples Human Rights Film Festival 2013
Official Selection at Macon Film Festival 2014. Nomination for Best Narrative Feature, Best Directing, Best Acting, Best Editing.
Official Selection at Athens International Film + Video Festival 2014, Athens, Ohio, USA.
Film For Peace Award at Gothenburg Indie Film Fest 2014, Gothenburg, Sweden.
Official Selection at KASHIS Mumbai Queer Film Festival 2014, Mumbai, India.
Official Selection at 28th Festival Mix, Milan.
Selected for the David di Donatello Award nominations 2013/14 in the Best Debut category.[8]
Selected for the Ciak d'Oro Award nominations 2014.[9]
Best International Film Award at 15th Melbourne Underground Film Festival (MUFF) 2014, Australia. [10]
Official Selection at Perlen Film Festival Hannover 2014, Germany.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Giovanni Coda at the Internet Movie Database
  2. ^ Premio nazionale per il cortometraggio sociale Nickelodeon (Retrieved 22-02-2014)
  3. ^ Il Passeggero’’ (Retrieved 22-02-2014)
  4. ^ Big Talk - L'amor que desune (Retrieved 22-02-2014)
  5. ^ Brightness (Retrieved 22-02-2014)
  6. ^ Seattle Social Justice Film Festival 2013 Award Winners (Retrieved 22-02-2014)
  7. ^ Evento Speciale Il Rosa Nudo di Giovanni Coda alla 70ma Mostra del Cinema di Venezia IMG Press (Retrieved 22-02-2014)
  8. ^ Film Italiani in concorso 2013-2014: Il Rosa Nudo (Retrieved 30-06-2014)
  9. ^ Ciak d'Oro 2014. I film italiani, Ciak N.5, 05-05-2014, pg. 93 (Retrieved 30-06-2014)
  10. ^ Margherita Angelucci, Quello sterminio dimenticato. Il regista sardo Giovanni Coda all'Underground Film Festival con la pellicola Il Rosa Nudo, Il Globo, Melbourne, 08-09-2014 (Retrieved 08-09-2014);

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