PROFILE / EQUIPMENT

REPRESENTATIONS

AUSTRALIA (DIR - DP)

Pancho Studio

http://pancho.com.au

 

EUROPE (DP)

www.gclorusso.com

gclorusso@gmail.com 

+33 6 26 06 98 56

ASIA (DP)

MoonDuckling Films

https://moonduckling.com

SOUTH AFRICA (DP)

Vision International

https://www.visionint.tv

Giovanni is a cinematographer and artist based in Europe and Australia

 

 

Born in the island of Sardinia, Italy, Giovanni has lived and worked in several cities including Rome, Copenhagen, Stockholm, London, Sydney. He has obtained a Bachelor of Arts (Rome 2003), a Masters in Literature (Rome 2005), a Diploma of Screen and Media (Sydney 2006) and a Masters in Philosophy (London 2009).

His personal work has been screened around Europe, South America, Australia and Asia and he has been awarded several prizes, including seven ACS - Australian Cinematographers Society Awards for his documentary and commercial work; an ATOM Award (2007) and a ATOM nomination for best experimental film (2011), Best Short Film Award from the Sydney College of the Arts (2006) and several other recognitions and nominations including festivals such as Revelation Perth, Brno 16mm, San Paulo, Seoul.

His work as DP has been screened in Venice (2013, 2017), Berlin (2017), Tokyo, Melbourne and several other festivals.

Countries he has shot include:

Oceania: Australia, New Zealand

Asia: Cambodia, China, Thailand, Malaysia, Taiwan, Indonesia, Timor Leste, Philippines, Japan

Africa: South Africa, Egypt

Middle East: Oman

America: US

Europe: France, Italy, Island, Denmark, UK

EQUIPMENT 

Available internationally when combined with Cinematography Service

LEICA SUMMICRON C 

18, 25, 35, 50, 75, 100 - T.2

ARRI ALEXA PLUS + ARRIRAW RECORDER

+ HIGH SPEED LICENSE

EDUCATION

2011 - KODAK Masterclass AFTRS (John Seale ACS, Russell Boyd ACS, Peter James ACS) - Sydney, Australia

2007-09 - Master in Philosophy (Metaphysics and Logic) - Birkbeck College, University of London, UK

2006 - Diploma of Screen and Media (Cinematography, Editing and Special Effects) - Sydney Film School, Australia

2004-05 - Master in Literature (Contemporary Studies) - Universitá La Sapienza, Rome, Italy

2004 - Philosophy Studies (Existentialism) - København Universitet, Copenhagen, Denmark

2000-03 - Bachelor of Arts (Media Studies) - Universitá La Sapienza, Rome, Italy

2000 - Scientific Diploma, Liceo G. Marconi - Sassari, Italy

 

 

AWARDS & ART RESIDENCIES

2015 - ASIA LINK Art Residency in Timor Leste

2015 - FORM Art Residency, Pilbara, WA
2013 - ACS Gold Award, Nutrigrain 'Fuel On', TVC
2012 - ACS Silver Award, The Exchange, Fashion
2012 - ACS Bronze Award, Japangnardi's Story, Doco
2011 - ACS Silver Award, Hasselblad, Promo
2011 - ACS Bronze Award, The Practice, TV Break
2007 - Best Experimental Film (ATOM Award, Melbourne, AUSTRALIA), Plato's Phaedrus
2006 - Best Film Award (Sydney College of the Arts 2006, AUSTRALIA), Plato's Phaedrus
2006 - Best Cinematography Award (Sydney Film School Film Festival, AUSTRALIA), Junk Space
2006 - Best Editing Award (Sydney Film School Film Festival, AUSTRALIA), Faces
2003 - Best Editing Award (Rome Short Film Festival, ITALY), Lo Sguardo di Gilda
2003 - Best Music Award (Rome Short Film Festival, ITALY), Lo Sguardo di Gilda

 

 

NOMINATIONS
2011 - ATOM AWARDS Best Experimental Short, AUSTRALIA, Augustine Confessions
2011 - SEOUL International Extreme-Short Image & Film Festival, Augustine Confessions
2011 - I'VE SEEN FILMS, International Film Festival, ITALY, Augustine Confessions
2011 - REVELATION Perth International Film Festival, AUSTRALIA, Augustine Confessions
2007 - BRNO 16mm, Short Film Award, CZECH REPUBLIC, Plato's Phaedrus
2007 - SAN PAULO Short Film Festival, BRAZIL, Plato's Phaedrus
2007 - TISCALI Short Film Festival, ITALY, Plato's Phaedrus

 

 

 

 

 

 

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