Biography

Giovanni Carta, photographer and filmmaker coming from journalism, produces short films directed and edited by himself, presented in national and international festivals. He graduated in Law at Luiss (Free International University of Social Studies) with a thesis in criminal law on "Crimes committed by means of the press"; he specialized in "Journalism and Mass Communication" at the same University, after a two-year postgraduate course. He worked in the editorial staff at Rai TG1, under the direction of Bruno Vespa, and in the RaiUno format "Unomattina". Later in the newspaper "La Repubblica", he has collaborated with the editors of the magazine "Il Venerdì". The passion for direction showed up during his university years with the completion of the first self-produced short films, and continues to date through the production of many short to medium length films, music videos, commercials, etc.. He often signs stories and screenplays as well, as author or co-author of many of his works. "Cartafilm" is the name of the independent factory created by Giovanni Carta around a close knit group of work based on the spontaneous contribution of actors, musicians, technicians and artists.