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Beatrice Bartoni protagonista di
22 May, 2024
In spirito, an exercise by Nicolò Folin – student of the Directing course of CSC – Scuola Nazionale di Cinema – has been presented in world première, May 21st , at the Cinef [Cinefondation]: a section that focuses specifically on discovering new talents, and selects every year fifteen to twenty short and medium finls coming
02 February, 2024
Call for selection of CSC – Scuola Nazionale di Cinema for admission to the three-year courses 2024/2027 is open. Find online the call for application to the three-years courses 2024/2027 del CSC – Scuola Nazionale di Cinema, among the oldest and most prestigious film schools in the world, for over 85 years a place of
Le variabili dipendenti di Lorenzo tardella
13 November, 2023
Le variabili dipendenti (The Dependent Variables), the short directed by Lorenzo Tardella and produced by the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia, is currently on the AMPAS’ screening room and can now be voted by all Academy members to get through to the next phase. The voting takes place from December 14 to 18, 2023. Tardella’s short
CSC Roma,  Congresso annuale CILECT 2023
10 November, 2023
From November 6 to 9, CSC Roma – Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia hosted the annual conference of the International Association of Cinema, Audiovisual, and Media Schools CILECT organized by Adriano De Santis, Dean of the Scuola Nazionale di Cinema. CILECT, established in 1955 with the goal of encouraging dialogue between filmmakers from all over the
Kensuke Koike, photo-collage, 2023. Original image from the Photographic Archive of Cineteca Nazionale
11 September, 2023
A project of the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia supported by NRRP grants and the Veneto Region In a period in history that sees immersive arts and technologies asserting themselves in both the European and international markets, the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia and the Veneto Region have joined forces to establish a new innovative hub, CSC
Gina Lollobrigida in
28 August, 2023
CSC – Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia to premiere two restored films at the the 80th Venice Film Festival: Mario Soldati’s “La provinciale” and Luchino Visconti’s “Bellissima”International Critics’ Week to present Liliana Cavani’s “Incontro di notte” and Angela Norelli’s “We Should All Be Futurists”Giornate degli Autori to renew their cooperation for the training of CSC students
Quo Vadis? 2023
03 July, 2023
  July 4th/16th 2023 Roma, Tempio di Venere e Roma  www.fondazionecsc.it   clic here for selected photos (more pictures available upon request) “QUO VADIS? Al cinema nel cuore di Roma,” the film event promoted by CSC – Cineteca Nazionale and the Parco Archeologico del Colosseo is back in Rome, from July 4 to 16, 2023,
Il CSC partecipa ad Archivissima 2023
08 June, 2023
The Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia is taking part in Archivissima #6, the first festival dedicated to the promotion and appreciation of historical archives and their holdings to take place in Turin 8th through 11th June, 2023. Among other things, on June 9 the Archivissima Festival will host the sixth run of Archives Night in conjunction
I pezzi buoni, di Emanuela Muzzupappa CSC 2022
06 June, 2023
The Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia takes part in the short film contest “Ristretto,” a new initiative to celebrate the Rome-Paris twinning conceived and organized by the association Palatine to strengthen the bonds of artistic creation between France and Italy. “Ristretto” intends to promote the new generation of film directors and pay homage to the two
Gian Luca Farinelli, Marta Donzelli e martin Scorsese al Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia
25 May, 2023
Monday May 29th at the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia, a masterclass reserved for students of the Scuola Nazionale di Cinema, which will be offered to the public on  May 30th in the theatres of the Casa del Cinema Martin Scorsese, one of the greatest directors in the history of the seventh art, Monday May 29th will host
Allievi CSC sul set
19 May, 2023
MAY 26, 2023CSC – SCUOLA NAZIONALE DI CINEMA OPEN DAY AT CSC ROMA Open Day for the following courses only: CONSERVATION AND MANAGEMENT OF THE AUDIO-VISUAL HERITAGE COSTUME DESIGN EDITING PRODUCTION AUDIO-VISUAL REPORTING PRODUCTION DESIGN SOUND VFX Please book by May 22 at laura.fronzi@fondazionecsc.it CSC – Scuola Nazionale di Cinema invites all young men and
Logo CSC
18 April, 2023
Notice of open call for admission to three-year courses 2023/2026 is available for download here.
Allievi al CSC
18 April, 2023
Scuola Nazionale di CinemaNotice of open call for admission to three-year courses 2023/2026 now online The Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia announces considerable new developments:– the restart and renewal of CSC Reportage audiovisivo – Abruzzo Office– the launch of two new courses, Editing and Production, at CSC Documentario e Cinema del reale – Sicily Office– the
05 April, 2023
XX SECOLO. L’INVENZIONE PIÙ BELLAOctober 24, 2022-June 4, 2023200 masterpieces #soloalcinema Part IVApril 10-June 4 Rome, Cinema Quattro Fontane The fourth part of the retrospective curated by Cesare Petrillo, organized by CSC – Cineteca Nazionale with the support of the Ministry of Culture andin collaboration with Circuito Cinema, is now runningMedia partner: MYmovies The programme
Le variabili dipendenti di Lorenzo Tardella
30 March, 2023
The Dependent Variables (Le variabili dipendenti), Lorenzo Tardella’s graduation film produced by the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia, is “Best Short Film” at the 68th David di Donatello Awards. Members of the jury are Domenico Dinoia, Mauro Donzelli, Marzia Gandolfi, Francesco Giai Via, Paola Jacobbi, Maria Grazia Mattei, Claudia Panzica, Marina Sanna, and Maria Carolina Terzi.
Tinto Barss. Foto Giancarlo Salis
24 March, 2023
On Sunday, March 26th, Tinto Brass celebrates his 90th anniversary. Paying homage to the film director, the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia is pleased to announce that Brass’s archive will be deposited at the Cineteca Nazionale and the Biblioteca Luigi Chiarini. After cataloguing, the materials will be available for scholars and viewers. The new archive collection,
La giornalista e scrittrice Francesca Mannocchi
14 March, 2023
The Fondazione Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia is proud to announce that journalist and author Francesca Mannocchi is the new Artistic Director of the Abruzzo Branch School of the Scuola Nazionale di Cinema. The mission of this branch is the training in Audio-visual Reporting. The new Director’s task is to reinvent the training course in terms
Thaïs, Anton Giulio Bragaglia, 1916-17
06 March, 2023
Shot in the Fall of 1916 and released in theatres a year later, Thais is the only extant film of the four directed by Anton Giulio Bragaglia in his early, avant-garde career, in this case along with film director Riccardo Cassano. Considered as a cult movie of Italian Futurism, Thais has survived thanks to an
Logo Filming Italy Los Angeles
27 February, 2023
February 28 through March 3, 2023, Los Angeles hosts Filming Italy – Los Angeles #8. With the official recognition of the Fondazione Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia, the event was created and set up by Tiziana Rocca, Agnus Dei, and the Italian Cultural Institute LA. Filming Italy – Los Angeles promotes the dissemination of Italian culture
Masterclass di Paolo Virzì al Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia, 13 febbraio 2023
14 February, 2023
Film director Paolo Virzì gave a masterclass for the students of CSC – Scuola Nazionale di Cinema about writing for film. His lecture spanned from Italian cinema of the post-war period, delving into the prolific production of the Age & Scarpelli duo, to the current situation, characterized by the presence of digital platforms. Virzì talked
CSC. Masterclass di Alessandro Comodin, 10 febbraio 2023
10 February, 2023
Today the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia has held a masterclass given by Alessandro Comodin, the director of The Adventures of Gigi The Law and winner of the Special Jury Prize at the 75th Locarno Film Festival. The class saw the participation of first-year students of film directing, screenwriting, editing, sound engineering, and cinematography courses, with
Biblioteca Luigi Chiarini del CSC
10 February, 2023
The catalogue of the Library Luigi Chiarini – one of the most outstanding collections about cinema in the world, holding over 140,000 between books and archival items – has been easily accessible also on smartphones and tablets for years, thanks to the app BiblioChiarini. The update presents new graphics, functions, and customizations. Installing BiblioChiarini, implemented
L'uomo di Paglia, Pietro Germi (1958)
03 February, 2023
XX SECOLO. L’INVENZIONE PIÙ BELLA October 24, 2022-June 4, 2023200 masterpieces #soloalcinema Part III February 6-April 9 Rome, Cinema Quattro Fontane With the support of the Ministry of Culturein collaboration with Circuito CinemaMedia partner: MYmovies The programme will also screen in Florencein collaboration with the Fondazione Sistema Toscana – Cinema La Compagnia Full Programme (in
Roma città aperta, di Roberto Rossellini (1945)
30 January, 2023
CSC – Cineteca Nazionale is proud to launch a new collaboration with Fondazione Prada. The monthly programme of Fondazione Prada will include the section Classici, screening restored versions of films that marked the social imaginary. The section kicks off this February with the first three titles, all restored by the Italian National Film Archive, Cineteca
 Masterclass Damiel Chazelle - Paolo Sorrentino, Roma, 16 gennaio 2023
19 January, 2023
Upon the release in Italy of his film Babylon, Damien Chazelle encountered the first- and second-year students of the CSC – Scuola Nazionale di Cinema (the Italian National Film School) and gave a masterclass, organized in collaboration with Eagle Pictures. Film journalist and TV writer Hakim Zejjari moderated the masterclass. Opposite the film director of
Gina Lollobrigida in
16 January, 2023
With the death of Gina Lollobrigida, who passed away in Rome today, Italy has lost another portion of its film history. In his eulogy on the death of Pier Paolo Pasolini, Alberto Moravia declared that, throughout a century, only three or four poets are born. In over one hundred years of Italian cinema, you can
Sogni d'oro di Nanni Moretti©Archivio Fotografico Cineteca Nazionale CSC
09 January, 2023
CSC – Cineteca Nazionale, the Italian National Film Archive, will join the 2023 Berlinale in the section “Berlinale Classics” with the world premiere of the restored version of Nanni Moretti’s Sweet Dreams (Sogni d’oro, 1981). Nanni Moretti:“Amazing! “My films are already being restored! I am very pleased that the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia – Cineteca
 Barry Lyndon © 1975 WBEI
24 October, 2022
XX SECOLO. L’INVENZIONE PIÙ BELLA October 24, 2022 – June 4, 2023 Rome, Cinema Quattro Fontane The retrospective curated by Cesare Petrillo and promoted by CSC – Cineteca Nazionale is back, with the support of the Ministero della Cultura and in collaboration with Circuito CinemaMedia partner: MYmovies After the first edition’s success, the retrospective XX
Mostra Pier Paolo Pasolini. Tutto è santo
18 October, 2022
For the exhibition Pier Paolo Pasolini. TUTTO È SANTOThe Palazzo delle Esposizioni presentsPASOLINI PROSSIMO NOSTROfilm retrospective byAzienda Speciale Palaexpo andCentro Sperimentale di Cinematografia – Cineteca Nazionale Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Sala Cinema | 20 October – 08 December 2022 Projections in 35 mm film and DCPdownload the press release of the exhibition FREE ENTRY WITH RESERVATION
Marco Bellocchio e Francesca Calvelli
18 October, 2022
Issue 603 of “Bianco e nero” has just been released and is dedicated to a couple of artists who represent the best of CSC (as graduates and as teachers). They have made Italian cinema great in the last thirty years: Francesca Calvelli, editor and reference teacher of the editing course at the Centro Sperimentale, and
Poster Festa del cinema di Roma 2022, particolare
12 October, 2022
The Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia – Scuola Nazionale di Cinema is offering to its students to experience the 17th Festa del Cinema di Roma not only as a place for watching films but also – if not above all – as a learning opportunity: As a result, from October 13 to October 23, the regular
28 September, 2022
The CSC – Cineteca Nazionale is present at the 17th Festa del Cinema di Roma with the world premiere of the restored film “La porta del cielo”/“The Gates of Heaven” by Vittorio De Sica, and the screening of “Dopoguerra 1920”/“Postwar 1920” (by Mario Chiari, episode 3 of “Amori di mezzo secolo”/“Mid-Century Loves”). CSC – Cineteca
Luciano Salce. Foto Archivio Centro Sperimt
27 September, 2022
LUCIANO SALCE 1922/2022IL CENTENARIO Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa GiuliaPiazzale di Villa Giulia, 9 – RomeAn event organised in collaborationwith ETRU and Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografiafrom the 6th to the 27th of October 2022 The opening event takes place today, September 28th, at 7.00 pm, at the Casa del Cinema. Luciano Salce would have turned
L'isola di S. Servolo
09 September, 2022
The signing of an agreement for the construction of a laboratory for Immersive Arts training between Marta Donzelli, President of the Fondazione del Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia, and Elena Donazzan, Regional Councillor for Education, happened today. This is the ultimate result of months of consultations between CSC, the Veneto Region, and the Veneto Film Commission.
Locandina Venezia 79
30 August, 2022
CSC – Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia will be present at the 79th. Venice Biennale International Film Festival  with the following initiatives that will involve the two main areas of the CSC Foundation: the Cineteca Nazionale and the Scuola Nazionale di Cinema. CSC – Cineteca Nazionale will present in the Venice Classics section  with three world
La voglia matta, Luciano Salce, 1962
20 July, 2022
CSC – Cineteca Nazionale sarà presente alla 79. Mostra Internazionale d’Arte Cinematografica della Biennale di Venezia, nella sezione Venezia Classici,  con tre restauri in anteprima mondiale: “La marcia su Roma” di Dino Risi, Teresa la ladra” di Carlo Di Palma e La voglia matta” di Luciano Salce. I film saranno l’occasione per rendere omaggio a Monica
12 July, 2022
qui la brochure sfogliabile Torna l’iniziativa promossa dal Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia d’intesa con la Direzione generale Cinema e audiovisivo del MiC e in collaborazione con la Soprintendenza Speciale Archeologia Belle Arti e Paesaggio di Roma, la Direzione Musei Statali della Città di Roma con il Museo Nazionale degli Strumenti Musicali e il Museo dei
Allieve CSC sul set
06 July, 2022
Call for selection 2022-2025: extension of the deadline and extension of the age limits As a consequence of the difficulties caused by the Covid 19 pandemic and in addition to the forecasts contained in the call for the selection of students for the three-year period 2022/25, it is exceptionally envisaged that aspiring students who were
Venga a prendere un caffè da noi di Alberto Lattuada
27 June, 2022
The 68th Taormina Film Fest (June 26-July 2) celebrates two great icons of comedy, Vittorio Gassman and Ugo Tognazzi. The two legendary actors will be remembered by their children, Paola and Gian Marco, with the screening of Alberto Lattuada‘s Venga a prendere il caffè… da noi (Come Have Coffee with Us), starring Tognazzi, and Senza
Quo Vadis? Il cinema nel cuore di Roma 2022
23 June, 2022
Read or download in PDF 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 relationship made up of loyalty and betrayal, philological attention and free inspiration, seriousness and disengagement. QUO VADIS? Al cinema nel cuore di
Nostalghia Andrej Tarkovskij, Restauro CSC - Cineteca Nazionale 2022
23 June, 2022
The CSC – Cineteca Nazionale is present at Cinema Ritrovato Festival, one of the most important international events dedicated to the appreciation of heritage cinema, promoted by the Cineteca di Bologna, with two important restorations in the section “Ritrovati e restaurati”. On Saturday, June 25, Andrei Tarkovsky’s Nostalghia will be shown; the restoration was based
Allievi CSC al lavoro
18 May, 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 schools in the world, a training place for generations of leading figures in Italian cinema for more than 80 years, has been published. Starting June 1 (until July 15, 2022 at
CSC Lab Musica per film
10 May, 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 provide an accomplished and interdisciplinary experience in the field of sound and music for cinema. The Lab is curated by Sergio Bassetti, Angelo M. Farro and Andrea Grant, who are also in charge of taught classes. Among the composers present this year Carlo Crivelli (winner of
David di Donatello
04 May, 2022
CSC – Scuola Nazionale di Cinema is proud of the David di Donatello Awards assigned to CSC alumni. To all of them the most heartfelt congratulations from Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia, which of course congratulates all students, alumni and teachers candidates. Here are the awards: BEST DIRECTORIAL DEBUTLaura Samani for PICCOLO CORPO (Small Body) BEST SUPPORTING ACTOREduardo Scarpetta
Accadde una notte, Frank Capra© 1934, renewed 1962 Columbia Pictures Industries,nc. All Rights Reserved.
03 May, 2022
   XX SECOLO. L’INVENZIONE PIÙ BELLA (20th Century. The Most Beautiful Invention), the program promoted by the CSC – Cineteca Nazionale, is entering the last stretch of its first, successful edition, a fourth and final part – scheduled from May 9 to June 29 – which will bid farewell to the audiences of Rome and Florence and at the same time
Il barbiere complottista di Valerio Ferrara (2022)
23 April, 2022
CSC – Scuola Nazionale di Cinema at the 75th Cannes Film Festival with the short film”Il barbiere complottista” by Valerio Ferrara
23 April, 2022
Il barbiere complottista, saggio di diploma di Valerio Ferrara, allievo di regia del CSC – Scuola Nazionale di Cinema (triennio 2019-2021) sarà presentato in anteprima mondiale nella Selezione Ufficiale del 75. Festival di Cannes. In programma nella sezione La Cinef dedicata ai film prodotti dalle scuole di cinema di tutto il mondo, Il barbiere complottista
Roma città aperta, di Roberto Rossellini (1945)
22 April, 2022
On the occasion of the April 25th and the commemoration of the Liberation from Nazi-Fascism, CSC-Cineteca Nazionale with Cinecittà and Cinema Farnese Arthouse, in collaboration with Istituto Romano per la Storia d’Italia dal Fascismo alla Resistenza (IRSIFAR) and ANPI – COMITATO PROVINCIALE DI ROMA – SEZIONE “G. RATTOPPATORE e O. CIAI” are pleased to present
14 April, 2022
As always the CSC – Scuola Nazionale di Cinema is represented among the candidates for the David di Donatello Awards: from Maestro Marco Bellocchio to the young Valerio Ferrara (candidate for the best short film with the film Notte romana), there are numerous students, alumni, teachers and artistic directors candidates for the most prestigious cinema awards in
Vittorio Gassman
09 April, 2022
One hundred years after his birth, the exhibition Vittorio Gassman – Il Centenario (“Vittorio Gassman – The Centenary”, at the Auditorium Parco della Musica in Rome from April 9 to June 29, then  at the Palazzo Ducale in Genoa) is a tribute in which the CSC could not fail to participate, because Gassman was truly one of the most beloved actors in our