Andrea Natale, alias "Next", He was born in Rome where he lives and works. He degree in Humanities, the Department of Music and Literature Performing Arts at the
Rome's University "La Sapienza" , he graduated in Directing the Documentary at the ACT Multimedia Academy of Cinema and Television of Cinecittà with Mario Balsamo and Gianfranco Pannone. Then he
specialized in Cinema, Television and Multimedia Production at the Roma Tre University. He realizes a thesis entitled "Aldo Nove" in which Analyzes the bibliography of the writer focusing on the
relationship between cinema and pulp literature. In the Second thesis with the tutor Marco Maria Gazzano "Critical assumptions about the first fifty years of video art in Italy" he dedicate to
the analysis of the studies of this young art form. His stylistic initial approach he linked to experimental cinema and documentary. Currently he is approached at the fiction genre
His skills also extend to the executive production.
Andrea Natale distinguished by his stylistic approach linked to experimental cinema and documentary.
His most recent work is "Australian Dreams", a short documentary on the subject of Italian immigration to Australia.
The director has made several commercials, music videos, documentary shorts and Fiction during his career.
His most fortunate works is the short film, "Journey notes" which won: the Best Foreign Short Story award at the American Film Awards in New York; a "Best Lead Actor in a Foreign Language Film" at the London Filmmaker Festival of World Cinema 2017, a Remi of Bronze at the 50th Houston Wordfest, Best Fedic 2017, and was a finalist at the Beirut Cabriolet Film Festival 2017.
A His other work that received a good opinion from the critics was the short film ;Boule de neige - A new life , shot in Puglia in 2014 and winner of the 45th Villa di Chiesa National Film Festival, best short film in the "Il Sociale" section at the Flaminio
Film Festival, Best Poster for a dramma film and Best Social Impact at the Rome WebAwards 2015, inserted in the Vetrina section of the Foggia Film Festival 2014.He presented the shortfilm "In Itinere at the art exhibition "Frammenti di un discorso amoroso" by Rinaldi Maddalena. This art exibition it was inspired by the text of Roland Barthes. During his studies he made two works "Minnie"a sperimental shortfilm for the web and "Oltre" which he won the Legality prize at the Cortocorrente Festival of Fiumicino in 2014 and and it was a finalist at the festival "Tulipani di seta nera".
He is producer/director for Cinetika and free collaborator for artistic group "Giano Associazione".
He worked in 2012 as Director Video, making shooting and editing for the heading "3, 2, 1 Ciak" Sky International Channel Radio 518. The same year he began a collaboration that continues today, with the artzine VR_media Lab for heading "Conversations" and "Beyond the scenes". He worked with the EyesgroupVideo's team as a director and he cooperated as executive production for the Bright Crew staff, with whom he made the videoclip "Il gatto di Giorgio" by Vincenzo Salamone in exclusive preview for the LaRepubblica.tv site.
He collaborated with many film productions, as a director and assistant director.
Of him it is spoken in various newspapers among which Ciak magazine, La Gazzetta del Mezzogiorno, The Nation, The Frizzo, Rockerilla, La Stampa, Il Quotidiano and Il Messaggero.
Many TV channels have spoken of him, for example Raitre and Rai news24.