Jacopo Quadri

Jacopo Quadri (born november 17, 1964) studied at Centro Sperimentale filmschool in Rome. As an editor, he won several prizes and worked on films by Bernardo Bertolucci, Gianfranco Rosi, Mario Martone, Paolo Virzì, Marco Bechis, Zhang Yuan, Apichatpong Weerasethakul and many others. He directed various foundfootage short films and, together with Mario Martone, made the full-length documentaries La terra trema and Un posto al mondo (2000). After the death of his father Franco Quadri, he inherited Ubulibri, a publishing house specialised in books about theatre and he embarked on making a series of documentaries about theatre, of which La scuola d’estate (2014) was the first, followed by The Country Where Trees Fly (2015) codirected with Davide Barletti. For Lorello and Brunello (2017) he received the Cipputi Award and the Special Jury Mention at the Torino Film Festival in 2017, Ultimina was in competition at IDFA 2020 and won the Corso Salani Prize at Trieste film Festival 2021. With Greta De Lazzaris We’re Here to Try , showed at Giornate degli autori in Venice, it has his international premiere at Masters, IDFA 2022.