ANDREA TRAINA was born in Sicily in 1973.
Since 1995 he has directed several 'zero-budget' short movies, which have been shown at many Italian and international festivals, like the CLERMONT-FERRAND SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, never failing to winning important awards.
Between 2003 and 2005 he has collaborated with Sky Italia, directing a few short movies, and a TV Magazine dedicated to cinema.
In 2006 his psycho-thriller script “Sarah’s Game” won the SOLINAS Prize, the Italian most important and prestigious award for screenplay.
In 2007 he created, wrote and directed the first two TV-movies of a five-episode series, a Spanish - Italian co-production entitled THE FIVE SENSES OF DEATH, produced by Filmax and Media Film International in order to be broadcasted by SKY Italy and Televisió de Catalunya.
In 2008 he wrote and directed the pilot episode of a tv-series entitled UNDETECTED CRIMES.
In 2009 he created, wrote and directed APNEA, a thriller mini-series aired on FOX CRIME Italy.
In 2011 he wrote and directed his first 3D stereoscopic short movie, SARAH’S GAME. It was in the official selection of the FUTURE FILM FESTIVAL in Bologna and the FANTAFESTIVAL in Rome.
Name: Andrea Traina
Lives in: New York City, New York