ABOUT

 

 


FERRUCCIO GOIA


I started filmmaking back in 2007, when I graduated at University of Udine (Italy) in Performing Arts - Cinematography. I began producing my own documentaries about social and anthropological issues focusing on remote areas in Romania and post apartheid condition in South Africa.
In 2008 I produced my documentary about the Orthodox Easter in Romania, Holidays of Flowers and Trees, screened at the Jean Rouch Film Festival in Paris and awarded as Best documentary at the Lago Film Festival in 2009.

From 2009 to 2011 I worked in the South African townships in order to produce my first feature length documentary about post apartheid condition, titled My Private Zoo (2012), world premiere at Festival dei Popoli and awarded as Best Documentary at Docucity 2013 in Milan.

At the end of 2013 I started to work as videographer at UNHCR focusing on Syrian refugees crossing the Mediterranean Sea from Northern African Countries to Europe.

From the experience of migrations I produced Enjoy the Ride (2017), a personal and visionary report on the rescue of migrants in the Mediterranean sea.
In Sardinia I went through the deep roots of popular medicine and traditional tenor singing. Work in progress.

I worked as photographer during several photoshoot sessions for the released of jazz albums of famous musicians like Mino Cinelu, Nguyen Le, Gavino Murgia, Hamid Drake and Majid Bekkas.

In 2019 I directed the short film Submersions, made of 9,5mm home movies, from the collective project called Sardinian Alphabet in collaboration with the Sardinian Film Archive.

Now I’m working at the Western Norway University of Applied Sciences in Bergen, directing audiovisual productions.

At the same time I'm directing music short films and working on my next feature film.

 

Contact

Filmmaker // Cinematographer

ferruccio.goia@gmail.com

Italy / Norway

+47 45589122

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