Marco Della Fonte


Marco Della Fonte is an independent filmmaker working between Europe and United States and partner of the film company LOST PICTURES based in London.
He has been directed commercials and music videos for the last 15 years and he has established a sound credibility in the European scene.
Marco has also shot a number of short films and docu-dramas that won various prizes including a First Prize at the 1991 Venice Film Festival, a Second Prize at the 1994 Florence Film Festival and a First Prize at the 1994 MTV Awards.
Marco is contributing actively and creatively to the development of a pan-European culture.

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2012 THE LAST DANDY (Drama) Feature Film, original screenplay by Marco Della Fonte and Alex di Martino.

2012 - LOVE STORIES: THE OTHER SIDE OF LOVE (Drama) Feature Film, original screenplay by Marco Della Fonte. (UK)

2010- 2011 - MR.MILLER - (Drama/Comedy) Feature Film Feature film, original screenplay by Marco Della Fonte, Pietro Ragusa, Jim Dyer, Simona Serafini. (UK)

2010 - THE GARDEN OF HEAVEN (Drama) Feature Film Based on a true story by Marco Della Fonte.

2008 - INTERNATIONAL DEPARTURES - (Drama) - Feature film. Original screenplay by Marco Della Fonte, Massimo Malucelli, Eric Anderson. (USA)

2008 - THE LADY OF SING SING - (Drama) Feature film Based on the book "The trials of Maria Barbella" by Idanna Pucci. Screenpley by Idanna Pucci, Marco Della Fonte, Massimo Malucelli (ITA-USA)

2007 - IPERURANIA - (Drama) - Feature film. Original Screenplay by Marco Della Fonte, Massimo Malucelli (ITA)

2006 - HUBERKRAIN (Thriller) Feature film. Basede on a true story by Marco Della Fonte, Paolo Scheriani (ITA)

2004 - TILMUN (Comedy) Feature film. (ITA) Original screenplay by Marco Della Fonte.

FILMOGRAPHY

2012 - LOVE STORIES (feature film) In Pre-Production
2012 - THE LAST DANDY (Feature film) - In production
2011- A WRONG NIGHT - (Short film) In post Production
2011 - NO NUCLEAR WEAPON (promo) (3')
2010 - THE ICE VALLEY (documentary) (7')
2006 - IEO (docu/drama) (8')
2005 - LEON COUNTRY (short film) (3')
2004 - AWAITING WINTER (docu/drama) (25')
2003 - SOLVITE ME (short film) (8')
2002 - CHILDREN ARE NOT PATIENT(S) (docu/drama) (25')
2001- SCHIZOPHRENIC BEHAVIOUR (documentary) (40')
2001- SPOTTERS (exp-short film) (3')
2000 - ONCE SEEN AND NEVER FORGOTTEN (short film) (5')
2000 - WANTED: SEX (short film) (15')
2000 - HAKERBUK (tv serial for Disney Channel)
2000 - PIXEL (short film) (3')
1999 - WASH AND DRY (feature film) (70')
1998 - THE POLITICIAN (short film) (8 ')
1997 - DIFFERENCE (short film) (10')
1997 - OZONE (short film) (20') Second prize winner Florence Film Festival.
1996 - SAHARAWI: PEOPLE IN EXILE (documentary) (30')
1995 - JANNIS KOUNELLIS (documentary) (10')
1991 - IL MESSAGGERO (documentary) (10') First Prize Winner Venice Film Festival.

Other career highlights

1996-2011 Director for commercials and music videos
Italy: Filmaster, Haibun, Colorado, Indiana Productions, Alto Verbano, Altamarea, Flying, Movie Magic, Les Enfants, Film Good, Diaviva, Chocolat, Rosanna Ass.,The Producers, CentralGroucho, Castadiva, Blow Up Films.
Los Angeles: A&R
London: Mad Cow
Germany: Neue Sentimental Film
Romania: Smart Film, Castel Films, Carter Film
Bulgaria: Camera, Apriori
Greece: Boo Productions, Top Cat, Stefi Films,
South Africa: Giants
Lebabon: Workshop Production, Intaj
Qatar: Qatarmotion

Clients: ADIDAS, SAMSONITE, BACI PERUGINA, IP, WALT DISNEY, FERRERO, BOSCH, SWISS BANK, TIM, SKODA, WHIRLPOOL, SEAT IBIZA, FIAT, MC DONALD'S, KELLOGG'S, MCVITIES, FASTWEB, PROCTER , HYPE GALLERY, MASTERCARD, REGIONE EMILIA ROMAGNA, REGIONE SICILIA, FABBRI EDITORI, BUITONI, WARNER, EMI, BMG, VIRGIN, NESTLE', SONY, IEO.

1994 Co-director: International Peace and Culture Festival at the Teatro Lirico in Milan.
1994 Director: First Prize Winner MTV Awards, best Italian music video: Irene Grandi
1995 Director: First Prize "Massimo Troisi" best music video: Teresa De Sio.
1990-1996 Director: more than 120 music videos of Italian and international talents with
Building Productions and Filmaster Clip.
1986-1990 Director: Corporate films for Eni Oil Company in Lybia, Qatar and Saudi Arabia
1985 - First assistant Director to Vittorio Storaro for a documentary about the artist "Pomodoro" produced by RAI TV, starring Gian Maria Volonte'.
1981-1983 Graduated at the Italian Film School, Florence