alessandro avataneo

Torino, Italy

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Alessandro Avataneo is an Italian filmmaker, writer, designer and gastronomer.
He holds a degree in International Relations and Diplomacy, a 2-year master in Storytelling and Narration Techniques, and a master in Digital Entertainment, Animation and CGI.

He became a writer and director under the guidance of masters such as Alessandro Baricco, Gabriele Muccino, Guillermo Arriaga, Michael Ballhaus and Harold Bloom.

Working and filming in more than 30 countries between Europe, North America and Japan, he is author and executive producer of documentaries, short movies, animated shorts, TV formats and theatre plays performed on stage, one published novel, and one feature film: A Tale of the Hills.

Among his clients are the Italian Ministry of Culture, the national television RAI, FIAT car factory, the government of Limburg and the Biennale of Architecture of the Netherlands.
He has been lecturer at the prestigious Università di Scienze Gastronomiche in Pollenzo, and guest lecturer at Maastricht University. He also works as international consultant for local and national governments on cultural policies, food culture issues and strategic planning.