Carlo was born in Genoa, and has been interested in cinematography since I Cavalieri della Notte he was very young. His main interest has always been making short movies. S.R.L.
A!fter obtaining a degree in Sciences he transferred to the University La
Sapienza in Rome where he received a degree in Communication Sciences.
His thesis was on the “Intermediality in David Cronenberg’s movies: the Videodrome and eXistenZ cases. While studying he made several shorts amongst which are “Ta-Kuo or the Growth of the Festival” which was picked up for distribution by the Canadian Ouat Media, and “The Actress” reviewed at the Cinema America of Genoa as the best short produced by SDAC in 2008. In 2009 Carlo transferred to Milan where he worked as a movie screenwriter for the well known theatrical actor and director Antonio Salines. Still in 2009 he continued his career by moving to Los Angeles and studying at UCLA (University of California Los Angeles) for a Master, specializing in production, and at NYFA in Hollywood to receive a diploma as director. Carlo remained in Hollywood for two years and continued to make shorts, experimenting with the use of 16 and 35mm and the zero cost of the digital 5D and 7D Canon cameras. In 2011 Carlo started a production team to make video clips in High Definition using the digital camera Red. Carlo then directs “Strangers” for MTV America, the latest production by Melinda Ortner. While still collaborating on the production of video clips in California, Carlo moved back to Italy with his production firm, I Cavalieri della Notte S.r.L. and the new advertising venture LITTLE BIG. He shots than his last shortmovie 'LA DIVA' selected and awarded by numerous international film festival, and he is developing his first feature film THE NIGHT STALLIONS A.K.A. I CAVALIERI DELLA NOTTE.
Name: Carlo Ballauri
Lives in: Milano, Italy
Company: Cavalieri della notte S.r.l.
Occupation: Director, Editor, Line Producer, Producer and Production Manager
Unique traits: E.C.D.L. PC assembling skills. High level knowledge of both OSX system and Windows 8. Strong editing/graphic experience with FINALCUT 7.0 and ADOBE CC suite. Frameforge 3d storyboard artist. Base level programming with C e C++ Mother tongue: ITALIAN other languages: ENGLISH speaking level: high written level: high TOEFL score: 107 BASE LEVEL FRENCH AND SPANISH
Borsa Italiana London Stock Exchange corporate spot
Commercial by London Stock exchange group Editor
L'interrutore Generale by Moreno e Antonio Maggio
Video by Universal Music Production Manager
Film (short) by Cavalieri della Notte S.r.l. Director Producer Screenwriter
Video by Melinda Ortner Director
The Strange Case of La Blanca Mujer
Film (short) by Cavalieri della notte S.r.l. Director
Ta Kuo or The Growth of the Great
Film (short) Director
LA DIVA BEST FILM AT 2014 CARMARTHEN BAY FILM FESTIVAL, LLANELLI WALES. BAFTA OFFICIAL FEST.
LA DIVA BEST FOREIGN AT 2014 CARMARTHEN BAY FILM FESTIVAL, LLANELLI WALES. BAFTA OFFICIAL FEST.
LA DIVA BEST FOREIGN AT 2014 LOS ANGELES NEO NOIR FILM FESTIVAL
LADIVA SAN ANTONIO FILM FESTIVAL, TEXAS. OFFICIAL SELECTION
LA DIVA LOS ANGELES INDIE FILM FESTIVAL, CALIFORNIA OFFICIAL SELECTION
LA DIVA SALENTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, ITALIA OFFICIAL SELECTION
LA DIVA SALON INTERNACIONAL DELA LUX, BOGOTA COLOMBIA OFFICIAL SELECTION
LA DIVA INDIE FEST AWARD OF MERIT, LA JOLLA SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA.
New York Film Academy Filmaking Degree, Film/Cinema/Video Studies
UCLA Hollywood producing workshop, Cinematography and Film/Video Production
Università degli Studi di Roma 'La Sapienza' Bachelor's degree, Communication and Media Studies, 110 e lode