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Marta Parlatore

Marta Parlatore


Scriptwriter, Film Director


FrameWork Participant 2009
Script&Pitch Participant 2008


Marta Parlatore was born in Bologna with Polish-Italian roots.

Since 1997 she is living in Poland, where she graduated from the Directing Department of the Polish Filmschool of Łódź.  Her shorts Kardiofemia, Alice’s Land and Seven Days were screened and awarded at European festivals, Cannes, Oberhausen, Clermont-Ferrand among others.

In 2003, with the support of the Cinefondation-Residence Programme she developed her first feature, Special Cases.  She has directed music videos and worked as a First AD on several features ranging from American commercial movies to European art-house co-productions.

In 2007 she attended the Screenwriter’s Programme at the Binger Filmlab, where she started the work on Still Life, which she then continued at the Script&Pitch Workshops. In 2008 Still Life received a Development Award from the TorinoFilmLab.  

In 2009 Marta was granted a Fellowship from the Berlin Nipkow Programme, where she is now developing a new script, The Pope Project. A comedy.