MATERIA CELESTE

(BLUE MATTER)

INFO

Director

Andrea Gatopoulos

Genre

Drama

Duration

14′

Year

2019

Nationality

Italian

SYNOPSIS

It’s a sunny summer day. Mickey is sick with the worst disease. He chooses Flo, an old friend, for a trip in his hippie van to forget about everything just for one night.

STILLS

CREDITS

Director

Andrea Gatopoulos

Genre

Drama

Time

14′

Country

Italy

Language

Italian

Subtitles

English

Cast

Marina Occhionero, Teodoro Giambanco

Cinematography

Lorenzo Scudiero

Editing

Andrea Gatopoulos

Assistant Director

Matteo Delai

Sound Editing

Federico Tummolo, Martina Scarpellini, Andrea Gatopoulos

Mix

Federico Tummolo

AWARDS AND SELECTIONS

2019 - EFA Qualifying ®
World Premiere
42nd Drama International Short Film Festival
2019 - EFA Qualifying ®
International Premiere
8° ISFFC - Cyprus Film Festival
2019
Nominee for Best Italian Short
Fabrique du Cinema Awards
2020
Short Listed
Corti D'Argento
2020
Top 30 Films of the Year
Kosice Film Festival
2020
Winner for Best Cinematography, Nominee for Best Editing, Best Actor
Ivelise CineFestival
2020
Winner of second prize
Brukivka Film Festival
2020
Best Films
The Quarantine Film Festival
2020
Abruzzo Short Films
38° Sulmona Film Festival
2020
Nominee Prix Sauvage Corto
L’europe autour de l’Europe
2020
Official Selection
Asti Film Festival
2020
Official Selection Sguardi Italiani
River Film Festival
2020
Official Selection
Antakya Film Festival
2020
Official Selection
Burgas Film Festival
2020
Official Selection
Firenze FilmCorti
2020
Official Selection
UFA Youth Film Festival
2020
Official Selection
Taxco Film Fest
2020
Official Selection
Silk Road Film Awards
2020
Official Selection
Paphos International Film Festival
2020
Finalist
Uno sguardo Raro
2020
Official Selection
Festival del cinema e della televisione di Benevento
2020
Official Selection
Orlando International Film Festival
2020
Official Selection
Kalaburagi International Film Festival
2020
Official Selection
Live at Heart Festival Orebro
2020
Official Selection
Tetova International Film Festival ODA
2020
Official Selection
Mediterraneo Film Festival Corto X
2020
Finalist
Premio Mauro Bolognini
2020
Official Selection
Shorts On The Water @CAP100
2020
Official Selection
Moscow Shorts Film Festival
2020
Official Selection
Kentucky Wesleyan Film Festival
2020
Official Selection
Kingston Upon Thames Film Festival
2020
Official Selection
Catharsis International Film Festival
2020
Official Selection
Sunset Grove Film Festival
2020
Official Selection
Mumbai International Cult Film Festival
2020
Official Selection
Barcelona Indie Film Festival

ANDREA GATOPOULOS

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BIOGRAPHY

Born in Pescara (Abruzzo, Italy) in 1994. He is the founder of the production company Il Varco, with which he has produced 11 shorts and 2 feature films. He’s the art director of Il Varco – International Short Film Festival, choosen by Filmfreeway among the Top 100 festivals in the world, and he’s also the creator of Short Days and New Abruzzi Cinema. His productions were featured in more than 100 festivals around the world.

FILMOGRAPHY

MATERIA CELESTE

2019

 

SPETTRI

2017

 

ONYRICON

2015