Biography

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.

Filmography

Among the last works we include the short film "Journey notes" winner of Best Lead actor in a Foreign Language at the London filmmaker filmfest in 2017,Best foeign short story at the American Filmatic arts awars and finalist at Cabriolet Film Festival 2017; the shortfilm entitled "Once" added in the film "la Febbre" in 2016 for the video contest "Corti a Castello", the documentary "Pasolini e la Terza Generazione"winner of Best trailer at the Around international filmfest Paris in october edition and the videoclip "Se non m'inganno" for songwriter Salamone with which he signed several partnerships.

In 2015 he realized works of various kinds such as co-director of the Italian Night Run 2015 in Matera for Decathlon, the videoclip "Un pescatore di sorrisi", the webseries "REW - The invisible network", the videoclip "Morfina" and the silent shortfilm "Take care" finalist at the itinerant festival Escamontage 2016 "and at the Ragazzi e Cinema Festival 2017.

In the 2014 he produced the shortfilm "Snowglobe - A New Life". This shortfilm won the 45th National Festival of Villa di Chiesa, the best social shortfilm in at the Flaminio Film Festival, the Best Posters and the Social Impact to Rome Web Awards in 2015, 7 nomination, it was put in Vetrina section of the Foggia Film Festival 2014,it was finalist in many national festivals and broadcast on TV. Previously, he directs in 2013 the shortfilm "In Itinere" with which he won the best screenplay at the Artecinema festival of Florence l in 2014, the third place at the 46th National Cinematography Festival of Villa di Chiesa and it participated 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 short films "Minnie" 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".

In 2011 he directs with Ivan Specchio the documentary about the contemporary art exhibition "WonderArt".

Network

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 works 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. Recently he collaborated with film production, "Ipnotica Produzioni" as a director and assistant director.

He worked with important actors like Remo Capitani, Paolo Pilati, Edoardo Purgatori, Giulio Neglia.

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.