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18.11.2010"Seaside Out" will take part in the 6th edition of the international festival of short films The Author's Passages: Mediterranean Interlacements. It will be screened in Sardinia (Italy) on Tuesday, December 7.

17.11.2010"The Waterbook" has been selected for the 2010 Val Bormida Film Festival, which will take place in Alessandria (Italy) from Friday, December 3 to Sunday, December 5.

12.11.2010"Seaside Out" is now available in its full version on this website. Click here if you want to jump to the video directly.

15.10.2010"Martini and the Recipe for Safety" will premiere in Turin on Monday, November 15. The screening will take place at Cinema Massimo, starting at 8:30 pm. Francesco Uboldi's new documentary (produced by INAIL, CinemAmbiente, the National Museum of Cinema, and Zenit Arti Audiovisive) is part of the national project "Safety Is Possible".

12.09.2010"Jean Paul" has been selected for the 2010 Murgia Film Festival, which will take place at Frederick II Castle in Gravina in Puglia (Italy) from September 22 to 25.

15.08.2010"Switch Off!" has been selected for the 8th edition of the One Minute Film & Video Festival, which will start in Aarau (Switzerland) on Thursday, August 19.

18.07.2010"Valdés" has been selected for the 2010 Punto di Vista Film Festival, which will be held in Sardinia (Italy), from July 20 to 25.

07.07.2010"Seaside Out" has been selected for the 4th edition of Festival Cortoacquario. Its screening will take place in Rome (Italy) on Friday, July 23, at 9 pm.

24.06.2010"Seaside Out" has been selected for the 2010 SiciliAmbiente Documentary Film Festival and it will be screened in Sicily on Thursday, July 22.

23.06.2010"Switch Off!" has been selected for the 11th edition of the Lucania Film Festival, which will take place in Pisticci (Italy) from August 10 to 13.

22.06.2010"Seaside Out" will be screened out of competition at the 2010 Laura Film Festival in Levanto, on the Italian Riviera. You will have two chances to watch it on Saturday, July 17, when it is scheduled at 5:15 and 10:00 pm.

18.05.2010"Valdés" will screen in Florence (Italy) on Friday, May 28. Along with four other ultrashort films, it has been selected for the 2010 Essi Girano Film Festival.

15.05.2010"Seaside Out" has been selected for the 2010 RiaceInFestival. It will be screened on Saturday, May 22, in Riace (Italy), home of the notable Bronzes.

19.04.2010"Seaside Out" and "The Waterbook" will be screened at the 2010 Di terra e di cielo in Varese (Italy) on Friday, May 14, starting at 9 pm.

21.03.2010Francesco Uboldi will direct "Martini and the Recipe for Safety", a documentary about workplace health and safety best practices produced by Zenit Arti Audiovisive. The film project was named winner of a national contest announced by INAIL and CinemAmbiente last fall. The shooting will take place in July at the renowned factory near Turin where the worldwide famous vermouth is produced.

28.02.2010"Seaside Out" has been selected for the official competition at the 16th EnviroFilm - International Environmental Film Festival, which will take place in several towns of the Slovak Republic from Monday, May 10 to Saturday, May 15.

05.01.2010The international premiere of "Seaside Out" will take place at the 7th edition of the San Francisco Ocean Film Festival, where it has been selected for the official competition. The festival will run at Theatre 39 (Pier 39) from Wednesday, February 3 to Sunday, February 7.

 

 

16.12.2009"Do Use It!", a new 30-second ultrashort that will be available on this website soon, has been selected for the 242ShortFilmFestival. You can watch it and vote for it until December 31 starting from here.

06.11.2009"Jean Paul" will be screened and discussed with the audience at Cortintrecci 2009, a special event following the 8th edition of the Reggio Film Festival - International Short Film Contest. The evening will start at 9 pm at Spazio Gerra in Reggio Emilia (Italy) on Friday, December 11.

26.10.2009"Do Use It!", a new 30-second ultrashort that will be available on this website soon, has been selected for the Just A Minute Film Festival 2009. You can watch it and vote for it until December 1 starting from this page (where all the shorts are shown in a random sequence at every access).

28.09.2009"Seaside Out" will premiere in the official competition of the 12th CinemAmbiente - Environmental Film Festival. Francesco Uboldi's new documentary, which soon will be available in its full version on this website, will screen in Turin (Italy) at 8:30 pm on Sunday, October 11.

27.09.2009"Jean Paul" has won the Best Documentary Award at the 2009 Avellino Short Film Festival, which ended in Avellino (Italy) on Saturday, September 26.

21.09.2009"Jean Paul" is in the official competition of the 2009 Avellino Short Film Festival and it will be screened at 7 pm on Saturday, September 26.

11.09.2009"Jean Paul" is in the official competition of the 2009 Pentedattilo International Short Film Festival. Its screening will take place in the gorgeous village of Pentedattilo (Italy) on Friday, September 18.

13.08.2009"Jean Paul" has been selected for the 8th edition of the Reggio Film Festival - International Short Film Contest and it will be screened in Reggio Emilia (Italy) on Friday, September 18.

26.07.2009"Do Use It!", a new 30-second ultrashort that will be available online soon, has been selected for the 7th edition of the One Minute Film & Video Festival. The screening will take place on Friday, August 21 in Aarau, Switzerland.

25.07.2009"Jean Paul" will be screened at the 2009 Hanna Hanna Art Gathering and Festival, which will open in Guta (Slovakia) on Wednesday, August 19.

06.06.2009"On the Road to Bagan" has been selected for the 2009 Australian Refugee Film Festival 2009. It will be screened on Sunday, June 14, and then played throughout the following week (until Saturday, June 20) during the Refugee Art Exhibition and the Humanitarian Awards which will take place in Sydney, Australia.

26.05.2009"Le nuove pin-up", the third sex-related episode Francesco Uboldi has made for Current TV, will debut tonight on the Vanguard Show and then rotate on SKY Italia.

15.04.2009"Philosophical Speculations on the Pursuit of Pleasure" will be part of Italy's Young Talent, a US showcase of Italian cinema hosted by Drew University. The screening is scheduled in Madison (New Jersey) for Wednesday, April 22, at 7 pm.

02.04.2009"Jean Paul" will take part in the next Freiburger Film Forum, a biennial festival renowned for its film talks and post-screening discussions. The event will be held in May (19-24) in Freiburg (Germany).

16.03.2009Second screening for "Jean Paul" at the 2009 Brianza Film Corto. This one time, it will take place in Bovisio Masciago (Italy) at 9 pm on Thursday, March 19.

03.03.2009"Switch Off!", which will be soon available on this website, is in the official competition of the 7th edition of ZoneVideo in Empoli (Italy). Its screening will take place at 9 pm on Thursday, March 5.

23.02.2009"Jean Paul" will take part in the 2009 edition of Brianza Film Corto and it will be screened in Seregno (Italy) at 9 pm on Sunday, March 1.

07.02.2009"Jean Paul" has been selected for the 11th edition of Zemos98. It will be screened in Seville (Spain), out of competition, for the entire week of the festival, starting on Sunday, March 22.

02.02.2009"Valdés" will take part in the International "Water and Film" Events 2009, which will be held from March 18 to 21 in Istanbul (Turkey) during the 5th World Water Forum.

31.01.2009"Jean Paul" has been selected for the 5th edition of Dialektus - European Documentary and Anthropological Film Festival, which will take place in Budapest (Hungary) from March 3 to 8.

22.01.2009"Philosophical Speculations on the Pursuit of Pleasure" will be part of New Italian Comedies, a US showcase of Italian cinema hosted by Dartmouth College. The screening is scheduled in Hanover, NH, for Thursday, February 5, at 6:30 pm.

 

 

02.12.2008An updated showreel has been added to the Documentary page. It includes a preview of the new short film "Seaside Out", which will be completed and streaming in its full version on this website starting from next summer.

21.11.2008"Jean Paul" has won the 5th edition of the CortiGiano Film Festival, obtaining the Best Short Film Award at the closing ceremony held in Rome, Italy.

15.11.2008"Professione: regista porno" (a new short documentary about the porn industry that Francesco Uboldi produced and directed for Current TV) is now airing on SKY Italia, but if you click here you can also watch it online and comment on it. Unfortunately, English subtitles are not available at the moment.

27.10.2008"Switch Off!", a new 20-second ultrashort, is taking part in the Hobnox Evolution Contest in Munich (Germany): you can watch it and cast your vote here.

18.10.2008"On the Road to Bagan" has been selected for the 11th edition of Opera Prima and it will be screened in Urbania (Italy) on Sunday, October 26, at 5:00 pm.

13.10.2008"Jean Paul" is in the official competition of the 2008 Curtocircuito International Short Film Festival and it will be screened in Santiago de Compostela (Spain) on Thursday, October 23, at 8:30 pm.

20.09.2008"Jean Paul" is in the official competition of the 2008 Sedicicorto International Film Festival and it will be screened in Forlì (Italy) at 10 pm on Thursday, October 9.

19.09.2008"Valdés" (a new ultrashort film which at the moment is available on the web only here) has been selected for the 11th edition of CinemAmbiente, which will take place in Turin from October 16 to 21.

10.09.2008"Jean Paul" has obtained the Festival Special Prize ("for recognizing the dignity of all the oppressed in every corner of the world") at the 6th edition of MonFilmFest.

08.09.2008"Jean Paul" has been selected for the 2008 edition of the CortiGiano Film Festival and it will be screened in Rome on Thursday, September 18, at 9 pm.

06.09.2008"Jean Paul" has received the Jury Special Prize at the 2008 edition of the Giardino dei Corti Film Festival.

04.09.2008"On the Road to Bagan" has been selected for the 2008 edition of Cinema in Borgo - Overlook Film Festival and it will be screened in Finale Ligure (Italy) on Saturday, September 13 at 9:30 pm.

26.08.2008"Jean Paul" has been selected for the 2008 edition of the Giardino dei Corti International Film Festival. The screening will take place in Venticano (Italy) on Thursday, September 4.

21.08.2008"Jean Paul" has received the Jury Special Mention at the 2008 International Short Film Festival - Dalla parte del corto in Albanella (Italy).

12.08.2008"Jean Paul" is in the official competition of the 9th Mediterranean Film Festival, which will take place in Široki Brijeg (Bosnia-Herzegovina) from September 3 to 6.

08.08.2008"Valdés" (a new ultrashort film which at the moment is available on the web only here) has been selected for the International One Minute Film & Video Festival, running in Aarau (Switzerland) from August 22 to 24.

04.08.2008"Jean Paul" has been selected for the 2008 International Short Film Festival - Dalla parte del corto and it will be screened in Albanella (Italy) on Wednesday, August 20.

28.07.2008"Jean Paul" has been selected for the International Competition of the 7th DokuFest - International Documentary and Short Film Festival, which will start in Prizren (Kosovo) on Monday, August 4.

26.07.2008"Jean Paul" has been selected for the 2008 edition of MonFilmFest and it will be screened in Casalborgone (Italy) on Friday, September 5.

21.07.2008"Jean Paul" is in the official competition of the 11th Lenola International Film Festival. The public screening will take place on Sunday, July 27.

15.07.2008"Jean Paul" has been selected for competition at the 2008 Lago Film Fest and it will be screened within the International Documentary Program starting from July 18.

01.07.2008"Jean Paul" has been selected for the Documentary World section of the 2008 Golden Apricot International Film Festival, which will run from July 13 to 20 in Yerevan (Armenia).

29.06.2008"Roma, Underground Musicians" is finally available with full English subtitles.

26.06.2008After its premiere at the Bellaria Film Festival 2008, "L'allungamento del pene" is now airing on SKY Italia and, for one month, you can freely watch it online too (at the moment in its Italian version only).

25.06.2008"Roma, Underground Musicians" has been selected for competition at the 6th edition of the CinemadaMare International Film Festival and it will be screened in Bari (Italy) on Thursday, July 10.

22.06.2008"Waiting" has been selected for the 2008 PuntoDiVista Film Festival. It will be screened on the gorgeous island of Sardinia (Italy) on Friday, June 27.

18.06.2008"Jean Paul" is in the official competition of Maremetraggio - International Short and Debut Works Film Festival 2008. It will be screened in Trieste (Italy) at 9:30 pm on Sunday, June 29.

17.06.2008"On the Road to Bagan" will be presented out of competition at the 2008 Sardinia Film Festival in Sassari (Italy). The screening will take place at 6 pm on Thursday, June 26.

08.06.2008The National Museum of Cinema, located in the renowned Mole Antonelliana in Turin (Italy), will host the closing event of the Lay Cinema Season 2008 on Thursday, June 19. The entire evening will be dedicated to "Jean Paul" and Francesco Uboldi will talk about it with the audience and the exhibition curators, Gabriele Barrera and Tullio Monti, starting at 8:30 pm.

07.06.2008After its premiere at the Bellaria Film Festival 2008, "L'allungamento del pene" (a new short documentary that Francesco Uboldi produced and directed for Current TV) will air on SKY Italia at 10 pm on Wednesday, June 25.

29.05.2008"L'allungamento del pene", a new short documentary that Francesco Uboldi has just completed for Current TV and that will air on SKY Italia soon, will premiere at the 26th edition of the Bellaria Film Festival. The screening will take place at 5:30 pm on Saturday, June 7.

28.05.2008"Jean Paul" is in the official competition of the 9th Short Film Festival Corti da Sogni. The screening will take place in Ravenna (Italy) on Friday, June 6.

14.05.2008"On the Road to Bagan" has won the Third Prize at ReSpiri(ti) 2008. The award ceremony took place in Como (Italy) on Monday, May 12.

13.05.2008"The End Before It Comes" has been selected for the 2008 edition of the CyBorg Film Festival and it will be screened in Tuscany on Saturday, June 7.

02.05.2008"On the Road to Bagan" has been selected for ReSpiri(ti) 2008 and it will be screened at 4:30 pm on Saturday, May 10, in Como (Italy).

28.04.2008Daniele Gaglianone and the Jury of the 12th edition of the Valsusa Filmfest decided to give "Jean Paul" their Special Mention. The award ceremony took place in Turin (Italy) on Sunday, April 27.

24.04.2008"Valdés" (a new ultrashort film that is available on the web only in its Spanish version for now) has been selected for 2008 Culturas - Exhibition and Award Competition for Intercultural Dialogue. You can watch it entirely in the "Coordinates - Stages of Change" section of the International Competition.

16.04.2008"Jean Paul" has received the Jury Special Mention for Best Italian Film at the 8th Sonar International Short Film Festival, which ended in Florence on April 12 with the award ceremony.

08.04.2008"Jean Paul" has been selected for the 2008 edition of OrvietoCortoFest (in Italy). It will be screened on Saturday, April 26 at 4:30 pm.

31.03.2008"Jean Paul" has been selected for the 12th edition of the Valsusa Filmfest, in Italy. The screening will take place on Saturday, April 26 at 9 pm.

28.03.2008An updated showreel (2'45") has been added to the Fiction page.

26.03.2008"On the Road to Bagan" will be screened on Sunday, April 6 at the 2008 edition of the Solofra Film Festival, where it will compete for the Golden Key.

19.03.2008"Jean Paul" has been selected for the official competition of the 8th Sonar International Short Film Festival, which will take place from the 2nd to the 12th of April in Florence.

16.03.2008"Switch Off!" (a new ultrashort film that you can watch here temporarily) has been selected for the 2008 AmbiEnt Festival and it will be screened on April 21 in Brescia, Italy.

17.02.2008"Jean Paul" is in the official competition of the 2008 Cinema Corto in Bra International Film Festival. It will be screened in Bra (Italy) on Saturday, March 15 (at 10:30 pm) and Sunday, March 16 (at 3:30 pm).

05.02.2008"Jean Paul" has been selected for the 14th edition of Visioni Italiane. The screening will take place in Bologna (Cinema Lumière - Sala Mastroianni) on Thursday, February 21 at 10:15 pm.

29.01.2008"Jean Paul" has been selected for Le Trottoir in Corto 2008 and it will be screened in Milan on Sunday, March 2 at 9 pm.

13.01.2008"The End Before It Comes" is now online. Starting from here, you can watch the instant movie Francesco Uboldi made for the latest edition of the Cinema in Borgo Short Film Festival.

 

 

27.12.2007"On the Road to Bagan" has been selected for the 2007 edition of the FilmAker Festival and it will be screened in Acerra (Italy) on Sunday, December 30.

16.12.2007"The End Before It Comes", Francesco Uboldi's latest narrative short, is now close to completion and it will be available on this website in January. The film is 9-minute long and it was shot on the Italian Riviera as an instant movie for the Cinema in Borgo Short Film Festival.

27.11.2007"Jean Paul" has received a Special Mention from the Jury of the 12th edition of CortoItaliaCinema - International Short Film Festival, which found the film "striking for the director's raw and essential look and for the suspension of belief in the face of an absurd human tragedy".

15.11.2007"Jean Paul" has been selected for the 5th edition of LevanteFilmFest. The screening will take place in Bari (Italy) on December 3.

09.11.2007"Jean Paul" has been selected for the 12th edition of CortoItaliaCinema, International Short Film Festival. It will be screened twice in Siena (Italy): on Thursday, November 22 (8 p.m.), and on Friday, November 23 (5:30 p.m.).

03.11.2007"On the Road to Bagan" has been selected for the 5th edition of the Platforma Video Film Festival, which will take place in Athens (Greece) in December (7-12).

01.11.2007"Philosophical Speculations on the Pursuit of Pleasure" has been selected for the 2007 Net Independent Film Festival. You can watch it and cast your vote here.

25.10.2007These are the screening dates for "Jean Paul" at the 50th edition of the International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film: Tuesday, October 30 (at 5:30 pm) and Friday, November 2 (at 4:30 pm). The venue will be the CineStar in Leipzig, Germany.

23.10.2007"On the Road to Bagan" has won the Ponti Pialesi Special Award at the 10th edition of the Immagini a Confronto Film Festival, which ended in Reggio Calabria (Italy) on October 21.

22.10.2007"Jean Paul" has been selected for the 8th edition of the Shadow Festival in Amsterdam (The Netherlands). The screening will take place on Sunday, November 25.

21.10.2007"Philosophical Speculations on the Pursuit of Pleasure" has been selected for the 8th edition of Fiaticorti and it will be screened in Treviso (Italy) on Friday, November 16.

20.10.2007"The Waterbook" has been selected for Indyvision 2007. It will be screened in Milan (Italy) on Sunday, October 28, at 9 pm.

15.10.2007"Jean Paul" has won the Best International Short Film Award at the 10th edition of the International Mestre Film Fest, whose closing ceremony was held in Venice (Italy) on Saturday, October 13.

14.10.2007"Jean Paul" has been selected for the 21st edition of the Leeds International Film Festival, in the UK. It will be screened on November 14 within the "Shorts of the Unexpected" program.

13.10.2007"Waiting" has won the Jury Special Mention at the 2007 Efebo Corto Giovani, which has just ended in Trapani, Italy.

12.10.2007"Jean Paul" has been selected for competition at the 39th edition of Opere Nuove - International Short Film Festival. The screenings will take place in Bolzano (Italy) on Thursday, November 8 (6 p.m.) and Friday, November 9 (9 p.m.).

30.09.2007"Jean Paul" has been selected for the 2007 Doclisboa - International Documentary Film Festival, which will take place in October (18-28) in Lisbon, Portugal.

24.09.2007"On the Road to Bagan" has won the Audience Award and a Jury Special Mention ("for courage and documentary value") at the 2007 MonFilmFest in Turin, Italy.

20.09.2007"Jean Paul" is in the official competition of the 2007 Terra di Tutti International Film Festival and it will be screened on October 12 in Bologna, Italy.

18.09.2007"On the Road to Bagan" has won the Best Documentary Award at the 2007 Pentedattilo Film Festival. The closing ceremony took place in Reggio Calabria (Italy) on Sunday, September 16.

12.09.2007"Jean Paul" has been selected for the Official Programme of the 50th edition of the International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film, which will take place in Germany from October 29 to November 4.

11.09.2007"Waiting" has been selected for competition at the 2007 EfeboCortoGiovani. The festival will take place in Castelvetrano (Italy) in October (11-13).

08.09.2007"Jean Paul" has been selected for competition at the Pergola Short Film Festival, running this year from September 27 to 29.

29.08.2007"Jean Paul" has been selected for competition at the 10th edition of the International Mestre Film Fest. The screening will take place in Mestre (Italy) on October 10 at 9:00 pm.

27.08.2007"On the Road to Bagan" has won Il Pettirosso Award at the 2007 Giardino dei Corti Film Festival.

20.08.2007Francesco Uboldi will be shooting a new instant movie for the 2007 edition of Cinema in Borgo. He has been selected, along with four other directors, to film and edit on the Italian Riviera (Finale Ligure, September 5/9).

18.08.2007"Philosophical Speculations on the Pursuit of Pleasure" has been selected for competition at the 2007 Villammare Film Festival. It will be screened from August 29 to September 1.

29.07.2007"Jean Paul" has won the Best Short Film Award at the 2007 Cinema di Frontiera International Film Festival in Siracuse (Italy).

28.07.2007"On the Road to Bagan" has been selected for competition at the 2007 Pentedattilo Film Festival. It will be screened in the unique village of Pentedattilo (Italy) on September 14.

10.07.2007"Jean Paul" has has been selected for competition at the 2007 Cinema di Frontiera International Film Festival, which starts in Siracuse (Italy) on Tuesday, July 24.

12.06.2007"Philosophical Speculations on the Pursuit of Pleasure" has won the 2nd Prize at the 2007 Gaffers' Global Art Film Festival in Hollywood, California.

11.06.2007"On the Road to Bagan" has been selected for competition at the 2007 CinemadaMare International Film Festival. It will be screened in Matera (Italy) on July 25th.

02.06.2007"Philosophical Speculations on the Pursuit of Pleasure" will be screened at the 2007 Annual Asian-European Short Film Showcase in Washington, DC. On Friday, June 15, it will be part of the closing event of the showcase organized by the embassies and the cultural institutions of China, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, South Korea, and Spain.

28.05.2007A showreel (2'40") has been added to the documentary section.

15.05.2007"Jean Paul" has been selected for competition at the 2007 CON-CAN Movie Festival in Tokyo (Japan). You can watch it and cast your vote here.

10.05.2007"The Burmese Fable" showreel (3'40") is now available from the projects page.

07.05.2007"Philosophical Speculations on the Pursuit of Pleasure" has been selected for competition at the 2007 Young Frames - International Short Film Festival that will take place in Sondrio (Italy) during the first weekend of June.

29.04.2007"Waiting" has been selected for competition at the 15th edition of Italiani Indipendenti (60'' category) in Trento, Italy.

25.04.2007A showreel (1'30") has been added to the fiction page.

23.04.2007"Waiting" has been selected for competition at the 23rd Hamburg International Short Film Festival in Germany.

30.03.2007"Jean Paul" has been selected for competition at the 2007 New Orleans International Human Rights Film Festival. The screening will take place on Sunday, April 15, at the Zeitgeist Arts Center, New Orleans (U.S.A.).

27.03.2007"Roma, Underground Musicians" has been selected for competition at the 2007 International Film Festival Non Solo Barocco in Modica, Italy.
It will be screened on Tuesday, April 10.

04.03.2007Francesco Uboldi will be in Washington, DC, to present "On the Road to Bagan", selected for competition at the 2007 DC Independent Film Festival. Screening and press conference will take place on Saturday, March 10, at the University of the District of Columbia.

03.03.2007FrancescoUboldi.com launches.