Marianna Cappi

Afters studying Communication Sciences in Bologna and journalism in Brussels, she graduated in History of Cinema in Bologna (Alma Mater Studiorum) and in screenwriting at the National Film School (Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia) in Rome (2001-2003). She has written short films with and for Susanna Nicchiarelli (“La Madonna nel frigorifero”), Francesco Lagi (“Passatempo”, Selection Corto Cortissimo Venice International Film Festival, 2004), Stefano Accorsi (“Io non ti conosco”, David di Donatello 2014). In 2007 she wrote and shot the documentary “Tomaso Monicelli. Un intellettuale in Penombra”. She has worked as a screenwriter for RAI, Mediaset and Discovery Channel (“Il Commissario De Luca”, “Gente di Mare”, “Vivere”, “Love Dilemma”). She has held scriptwriting courses and workshops in Gorizia, Mantua, Bologna, Ramallah, Bellinzona, Pistoia, Rome (CSC). She has written the feature film “Amori Elementari” directed by Sergio Basso (CSC Production, Rai Cinema, Zori Film, 2014). For theater she has made the Italian adaptation of the Broadway musical “Priscilla – Queen of the desert” and Alil Vardal’s “Clan des Divorcées”. She’s a film critic for the newspaper Voce di Mantova, the web portal and the weekly magazine Film TV. In 2020 she was selected and appointed by MiBact as Expert Trainer of the National Cinema and Images Plan for School.