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Paolo Gaudio

He was born in 1981 in Calabria, in Cosenza, where he grew up and studied at UNICAL (University of Calabria). In 2003 he graduated in Philosophy, his degree thesis’ title being Timeimagewords.
All long inclined towards visual arts, he first focused on illustration and comics, before turning to the much craved cinema.
In 2005 he graduated in motion-picture direction at NUCT (New University of Cinema and Television), inside Cinecittà Studios.
Sticking to his comics influences and enriched by philosophy studies, Gaudio tries for the ambitious challenge to add his own name to the list of Fantasy authors.
In his continuous research for a new and sophisticated narrative, he combines the prerogatives of strong aesthetics with a striking and melancholic form, using rarefied scenography and contrasting expressionist photography.

Short film credits

Director, Producer

Il Gatto Nero

Italy | Mar 2012 | 6:00
A young man, he takes pleasure in torturing his pets, especially his black cat. This attitude will lead him to murder his wife, the madness.
Director, Producer, Script Editor, Puppet Maker
Image from Le Malinconiche Pene Del Grom

Le Malinconiche Pene Del Grom

Italy | Sep 2010 | 4:41
A weird and bizarre clockwork puppet tries to escape from a small box that
holds him prisoner, while a mysterious tormentor keeps His efforts, please...
Production Coordinator
Image from Asylum


Italy | Aug 2008 | 10:38
Locked in an criminal asylum, Lewis is stuck in his cell with his obsession and madness, and he can’t resign himself; not even the electroshock seems ...
Director, Screenwriter
Image from Il Posto Vuoto

Il Posto Vuoto

Italy | Apr 2007 | 9:00
In a fairy-like and magic forest, a young giant loses his most important thing: a little girl who lived inside an old hollow tree.
Director, Screenwriter
Image from L'Incantesimo di Gilbert

L'Incantesimo di Gilbert

Italy | Aug 2005 | 15:00
A young little orphan loses herself in the Woods of Vain Things.
Information on this profile is provided by the person and/or compiled from available sources | Profile updated 6 Sep 2012