Emanuele Cerquiglini "Cerman"

Emanuele Cerquiglini "Cerman"

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Director, Screenwriter, Actor, Producer and Editor

Roma, Italy

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About Emanuele

Emanuele Cerquiglini (born in Rome 9 July 1976) known professionaly as Emanuele Cerman, is an Italian filmmaker. Over the years, he worked in theatre, film and television wearing many hats including those of writer, director, editor, actor, independent producer and screenwriter.
In '97 he shared the stage of Ettore Scola's theatre company, where he grew artistically performing for 6 years as leading actor in several shows. He then joined an experimental theatre group and worked with the writings of poets such as Giorgio Manganelli and Dario Bellezza, where the director was often Agostino Marfella.
In 2005 he directed the stage drama "dei tradimenti e dei demoni". Since '99 Cerman has worked in independent film, playing in movies directed by Ivan Zuccon, such as Bad Brains, The Shunned House and recently Wrath of the Crows. In 2000 he debuted as actor on Ettore Scola's movie "Concorrenza Sleale" where for the first time he experienced the magnitude of an international set. In television he worked with Sergio Martino ("Mozart è un assassino"), Jacob Shauffelen ("Donna Roma"), Giulio Base ("Don matteo") and Stefano Sollima ("Romanzo Criminale"). As a director he directed all the episodes of the show "Decanter i diari del gusto", first on Rai Sat, then on Gambero Rosso channel. He is a writer, producer, director and editor of various shorts films, receiving many awards and honorable nominations such as "Il fascino discreto della parola" adapted from a play by Maurizio Costanzo (short winner in 2012 for the special award Culturart Commission at the Author's Short SIAE). In 2012 Cerman wrote the film "cronaca di un assurdo normale" directed by Stefano Calvagna. His most notable achievement to date is his first movie "In Nomine Satan" which he wrote, directed, produced and edited. This movie has been officially selected from RIFF, then received the award for "best editing" at the 4th Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival-14 in India. After the success at Cannes where the film earned accolades, the film received 6 nominations at the NYCIFF and won "best drama based on true events." The film also received 2 awards at the Madrid International Film Festival for best lead actor and best original screenplay. Cerman is part of both associations Anac and Cendic and he is one of the founders of "Indicinema Italia". At the moment he's writing the TV serie "HARD WINTER" and his next movie: "AMIE". In March 2015 Emanuele received the XIV° Premio Internazionale Cartagine to the sections: "Cinema" and "Art and Culture".


  • Si vis pacem, para bellum

    Si vis pacem, para bellum (2016)
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  • Wrath of the Crows

    Wrath of the Crows (2013)
    Film (Horror, Mystery and Thriller) Actor Wrath of the crows is very gory and brutal, but tied by a strong concept and the whole story is focused on the characters' development. So there's not only splatter sequences, but also atmospheric moments, a few dream-like sequences and a final twist that will shock you all. Written by Anonymous

  • Il mistero di Laura

    Il mistero di Laura (2012)
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  • In nomine Satan

    In nomine Satan (2012)
    Film (Crime, Drama and Thriller) Actor Inspired by a true story, the film begins with the arrest of a boy and a girl (Antonio and Elena) both in shock and stoned by a mix of drugs and alcohol. The two guys are admitted to hospital where they both confess the murder of their friend Angela. A brutal murder and devoid of logic that will lead investigators to suspect that the two killers were not alone. Investigators soon discover a reality completely unknown to them: that of Satanism. Written by Anonymous

  • Cronaca di un assurdo normale

    Cronaca di un assurdo normale (2012)
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  • Il fascino discreto della parola

    Il fascino discreto della parola (2012)
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  • Don Matteo

    Don Matteo (2011)
    Television (Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery and 1 More) Actor Terence Hill stars as Don Matteo, a thoroughly ordinary Catholic priest with an extraordinary ability to read people and solve crimes. He's a parish priest who never met an unjustly accused person he didn't want to help.

  • Romanzo criminale - La serie

    Romanzo criminale - La serie (2010)
    Television (Crime, Drama and Thriller) Actor A criminal known as Lebanese has a dream: to conquer the underworld of Rome. To carry out this feat without precedent he puts together a ruthless and highly organized gang. Their progress and changes in leadership (Lebanese is followed by his cohorts Freddo and Dandi) take place over twenty-five years, from the 1970's into the '90's, and are inseparably intertwined with the dark history of modern Italy: terrorism, kidnappings and corruption at the highest levels of government. Throughout these years Police Lieutenant Scialoia sticks to the gang's trail, trying both to bring them to justice and to win the heart of Dandi's girlfriend Patrizia. Written by Anonymous

  • Tigri di carta

    Tigri di carta (2008)
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  • Welcome to Italy (The Huntress)

    Welcome to Italy (The Huntress) (2007)
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  • Donna Roma

    Donna Roma (2007)
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  • Bad Brains

    Bad Brains (2006)
    Video (Horror) Actor Davide and his fiancée Alice aren't two simple serial killers. They are looking for something inside the bodies of their victims, which forms the mystery of the story. And thy will continue to kill people until they find what they are looking for. Their crazy love story and strange research go on, but something changes when they meet a weird man named Mirco. This guy seems to know many things about Alice and Davide's past, and it seems that he isn't scared of them. Written by Anonymous

  • La squadra

    La squadra (2006)
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  • La casa sfuggita

    La casa sfuggita (2003)
    Video (Horror) Actor Based on H P Lovecraft's tale, "The Shunned House," presents the stories of three people who all died within the confines of the dark and isolated chateau. Each story is taken from a different period in time, yet they combine with one another to reveal the house's dark past to a journalist specialising in the paranormal and his sceptic girlfriend. Written by Ade Rowley

  • Unknown Beyond

    Unknown Beyond (2001)
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  • Concorrenza sleale

    Concorrenza sleale (2001)
    Film (Drama and War) Actor Two linen fabric dealers with their shops close to one another, battle against each other for more and more costumers. Umberto constantly loses clients because of the tough competition brought by Leone, who offers the best prices in the neighborhood. But they leave differences aside when the rise of Fascism places Anti-Semitic politics which rigidly control business like the one conducted by the Jewish Leone, and those new regulations are viewed by Umberto as completely unfair. The long rivalry soon becomes a great friendship. Written by Rodrigo Amaro

  • L'altrove

    L'altrove (2000)
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  • Mozart è un assassino

    Mozart è un assassino (1999)
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  • Un medico in famiglia

    Un medico in famiglia (1999)
    Television (Comedy) Actor The all-day-life of Martini's family. The doctor Lele Martini lives with his children (Ciccio, Maria and Annuccia), his father Libero and the domestic servant, Cettina. Lele is a widow and loves his sister-in-law Alice, a nice journalist. In every episode something funny happens to the kids: Ciccio is a vivacious child, Maria is a typical 16 year old girl, and Annucia is 3 years old... Written by Pitigrilli

  • Tutti gli uomini del deficiente

    Tutti gli uomini del deficiente (1999)
    Film (Comedy) Actor Leone Stella is a videogame billionaire who has lived an exciting life. Feeling close to death, he wants to leave the company to someone named as him, a man Leone Stella or a woman Stella Leone. A big number of contestants gather for a competition where they have to redo some of the adventures of the old man, the winner being the heir of the billionaire. Between them a radio host (L. S. DJ), a priest (Don Leone Stella), a killer (Leon Stella), a former strip-dancer, a young school teacher and a lucky Leone Stella carrying a space stone talisman owned by a Japanese gang. Written by Alessio F. Bragadini <alessio@post.com>


  • 2015 “PREMIO INTERNAZIONALE CARTAGINE” sezioni cinema e arte e cultura

  • "BEST EDITING" DSPFF New Delhi-India (in nomine Satan)

  • "BEST DRAMA BASED ON TRUE EVENTS" NYCIFF New York- Usa (in nomine Satan)

  • "ORO INVISIBILE" FIIUF Lenola-Italia (in nomine Satan)


  • Nomination: “BEST EDITING” al NYCIFF, festival di NY, IN NOMINE SATAN




  • Nomination: BEST LEAD ACTOR IN A FOREIGN LANGUAGE MOVIE” al MIFF,estival di Madrid , INS

  • 2012 “PREMIO SPECIALE- CULTURART COMMISSION” al Corto d’Autore Siae 2012 ,per il cortometraggio: IL


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