Director, screenwriter and producer
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.Then he specialized in Cinema, Television and Multimedia Production at the Roma Tre University. His stylistic initial approach he linked to experimental cinema and documentary. His skills also extend to the executive production. The director has made several commercials, music videos, documentary shorts and Fiction during his career.
His most recent work are the web doc series " L'ultima transizione tra memoria e futuro" and the short film "Fuori le mura", the latter winner of several international awards and included in the official "On Off" section of the Venice film week 2023. The best famous project is "Australian Dreams", a short documentary on the subject of Italian immigration to Australia, avalaible in tv streaming version on Amazon prime video Italia and Shortly in the rest of the world. This film has won the Choice critics award at the Druk film festival 2020 and Best feature documentary at the Changing face iff in the march edition 2020. His most fortunate works is the short film "Journey notes", official selected at Beirut Cabriolet Film Festival 2017 and winner of the Best Foreign Short Story Award at American Filmatic Arts Awards in New York.
During his career he has obtained many awards, such as the one for the script for the short film "In Itinere" at the Rive Gauche in Florence, the Fedic prize at the Chianciano corti film festival with Journey notes and the first prize at the Villa di Chiesa festival with Boule de neige.
He is producer and director for Cinetika. Natale has been a collaborator for two artistic team, Eyesgroupvideo and Giano.
Andrea worked in 2012 as Video director, making shooting and editing for the many Tv heading. The same year he began a collaboration with the artzine VR_media Lab. He also cooperated as executive production for the Bright Crew staff.