BIOGRAPHY

Perla Sardella is a documentary filmmaker and editor, born and raised in Jesi, Italy. She has a MFA in Multimedia Arts and Cinema, from Brera Academy of Fine Arts Milan. Her research deals with moving and still images, and with various formats such as films, photography and video installations. Comfort Zone (2015) had its premiére at Torino Film Festival in the Italiana.corti section. Prendere la parola (Taking the floor) (2019) won the Prospettive first prize at FILMMAKER Festival Milan. Le grand viveur (2020) was in competition in the short and medium-lenght film section at Visions Du Rèel. Some of her works have been showed in Italian and international galleries as well (The wrong Biennale, Biennale Mulhouse de la jeune création). She lives and works in Genoa.


FILMOGRAPHY

LE GRAND VIVEUR (2020) - 21’, Italia
PRENDERE LA PAROLA (2019) - 47’, Italia
COMFORT ZONE (2015) - 13', Italia


OTHER WORKS

LE FUGGITIVE (2018) - digital images collection
PLEASE REWIND (2017) - video installation / gif collection
AUTORITRATTO (2017) - short documentary
CARO, CARA (2017) - video installation


SELECTED SCREENINGS / EXHIBITIONS
 
17/04/2020  Le grand viveur @ Visions Du Rèel Festival - Nyon, Switzerland
17/11/2019    Prendere la parola @ FILMMAKER FESTIVAL - Cinema Arcobaleno Milano
1-5/04/18     Le Fuggitive @ Unleashing Screensaver, Columbia Uni - New York City 11/17-01/18   Come tu mi vuoi @ The Wrong,  Digital Art Biennale 2017 - thewrong.org
09/6/2017    CARO, CARA @ Mulhouse 017, Biennale de la Jeune Crèation - Mulhouse
25/11/2015   Comfort Zone @ 33th Torino Film Festival - Cinema Lux Torino


AWARDS

2019 - First prize - Prospettive Award at FILMMAKER Festival (Prendere la parola)
2019 - First prize - Valeria Solesin Award for best audiovisual subject on female issues


TALKS

07.05.2020 @ Guest at Digital Video course, at Brera Academy of Fine Arts Milano - "Repurposing home movies: an introduction"
17.06.2019 @ Mostra del Nuovo Cinema di Pesaro - "Re-Framing Home Movies"
23.05.2019 @ IULM Milano - "Amateur Practices and Technologies of Vision"
16.03.2019 @ Bergamo Film Meeting - "Reframing Home Movies: l’eredità ritrovata"


JURIES

2020 - Juror @ WORKING TITLE FILM FESTIVAL, Italy
2019 - Juror @ WINTER APRICOTS, Macedonia
2017 - Juror @ STORIES WE DANCE, Italy
2015 - Young Jury @ FILMMAKER FESTIVAL, Italy


EDUCATION 

(2019) MFA in Cinema and Video - Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera, Milano IT
(2015) BFA in Media Design and Multimedia Arts - NABA, Milano IT


WORKSHOPS

Re-framing Home Movies - Archivi film di famiglia di Bergamo, Torino, Cagliari, 2018, IT
Q-Rated con Bal-Blanc, Filipovic, Richards - Quadriennale di Roma, 2018, Roma IT
Immaginario della rivolta a cura di Tommaso Guariento - MACAO, 2018, Milano IT
Fotografia ed Editoria D’artista di A. Martegani e E. De Donno - Brera, 2018, Milano IT
Global Emergent Media Lab - Concordia University Summer Institute, 2017, Salemi IT
In Progress, sviluppo di progetti documentari - Milano Film Network, 2015, Milano IT