Francesco Garbo

Film Director

Nationality: Italian

I’m a filmmaker, founder of Katzbach Film, borned in Italy currently based in Marseille (France). I dedicated the first part of his life to the music, studying double bass and electric bass with Alessandro Turchet and being part of bands and orchestras. After the BA in “Electronic Music” I start taking the first steps into the videoart field and I got a MA with honour in “Audiovisual Composition” under the supervision of Paolo Pachini, Nicola Buso and Pietro Polotti at the Conservatory of Trieste. In these years he founded the collective SINAPTICA, focusing on interactive installations and performing arts. From 2015 till 2017 I was based in Berlin (Germany) where I worked as Post-Production Manager and Cinematographer at OVALmedia/Melànge and I founded the film production Katzbach Film with Pierluigi Muscolino. In 2017, after directing my first documentary “Ulicama”, I moved to France to attend The Hive residency in Aix-en-Provence where I created the art installation “Interlude”. In 2018 my first fictional short film as director “Stuck” got 5 festival selections worldwide. My films and art works have been shown in internationals events and festivals as Cannes Short Film Corner (France), CHP:DOX (Denmark), Diagonale (Austria), InShort Film Festival (Nigeria), Cefalù Film Festival, Bazzacinema International Film Festival, Mittelfest, AIMI CIM (Italy), First-Time Filmmaker (UK), Bar de Curtos (Argentina), Phonophon (Germany), Chia Shorts (Colombia) and Correspondence (France).

Batch: HIVE#01  I Project: Interlude


HIVE - Hivers #1 - Francesco Garbo
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