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Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia

The National School of Cinema, which has its headquarters in Rome and is based in Abruzzo, Lombardy, Piedmont and Sicily, organizes courses of high specialization in all the fields of film and audiovisual disciplines. The development of art and film technologies is its mission.

Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia

Cineteca Nazionale, the Italian National Film Library, established by state law in 1949, it is the most important cinematographic archive in Italy and among the major cinematographic archives in Europe and in the world. It is engaged in the restoration of Italian cinema


Established in 1935 under the umbrella of the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia, the Library currently contains about 155,000 items of reference material.

Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia

The Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia  is one of the most important Italian publishers specialized in cinema publications. The first activities date back to 1937, the year of foundation of the prestigious film studio magazine “Bianco e Nero”.

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The Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia brings 150 cinema masterpieces back to the hall on the big screen. Retrospective curated by Cesare Petrillo

Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia
Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia

Events and screening by Fondazione Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia

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23.06.2022 – A journey through time, in a place where time seems to have stood still, to tell the story of how cinema has dealt with Roman classicism, in a relatio…
18.05.2022 – The call for selection to the 2022/2025 three-year courses of the CSC – Scuola Nazionale di Cinema, among the oldest and most prestigious film s…
10.05.2022 – June will see the start of the 11th edition of the CSC Lab Musica per film (CSC Lab Music for Film), a course designed to pro…
04.05.2022 – CSC – Scuola Nazionale di Cinema is proud of the David di Donatello Awards assigned to CSC alumni. To all of them the most heartf…
03.05.2022 –    XX SECOLO. L’INVENZIONE PIÙ BELLA (20th Century. The Most Beautiful Invention), the program promoted by the CSC – Cine…
14.04.2022 – As always the CSC – Scuola Nazionale di Cinema is represented among the candidates for the David di Donatello Awards: from Maestro Marco Bellocc…
08.04.2022 – From April 12 to September 4, don’t miss Il video rende felici. Videoarte in Italia (“Video Makes You Happy – Video Art in Italy”, Rome, …
14.03.2022 – On Saturday 12 March 2022, Steven Zaillian and Clayton Townsend held an exciting masterclass, talking about the numerous works – starting from l…
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Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia

The Artistic Service Cast is responsible for the promotion and inclusion of graduating and former alumni of the Experimental Center of Cinematography in the labour market and to protect them in the artistic, economic and contractual aspects.

Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia

Founded in 1937, “Bianco e Nero” can boast the title of the oldest and longest-running film studio magazine born in Italy.

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The CSC collaborates with companies or public bodies for projects aimed at financially supporting the training of young talents of Italian cinema and the preservation and restoration of our film heritage.

Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia
Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia

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