Riccardo Bernasconi

Fiction film directing
Master of Arts in Film 2010
Born in 1984. Swiss citizenship. In 2008 he obtained a Bachelor of Arts at NABA (Milan) and in 2010 a Master of Arts in Film (Directing and Scriptwriting) at ZHdK Zurich. He has been student of Paolo Sorrentino and Markus Imboden and he has worked as assistant director and director with other prominent personalities like Luca Guadagnino and Tilda Swinton.
Riccardo Bernasconi and Francesca Reverdito have written and directed several short films, selected in important venues (Locarno, Oberhausen, Leeds, Buenos Aires). Death for a Unicorn, narrated by Tilda Swinton, has been selected in competition at the 70. Mostra del Cinema in Venice in 2013.
Director

2015 | La farfalla di lana | Short Film | 20 min

2015 | Pignatellis | Documentary | 8 min

2014 | Cocktail & fantasmi | Music Video | 3 min

2014 | State of Flux | Music Video | 5 min

2013 | Death for a Unicorn | Short Film | 15 min

2013 | Barbone | Music Video | 4 min

2013 | La canzone dell’oca | Music Video | 3 min

2013 | Never Fall in Love with a Jellyfish | Music Video | 3 min

2013 | In attesa | Music Video | 4 min

2013 | Il metodo Asparagus | Documentary | 7 min

2013 | Martire | Music Video | 4 min

2012 | Dans ma peau | Short Film | 5 min

2011 | Leech | Music Video | 3 min

2011 | I See my Lady | Music Video | 5 min

2010 | Tzirk | 7 min
s16mm

2010 | She Wolf | 2 min
35mm

2010 | La danse des nymphes | Fantasy | 10 min | Switzerland

2009 | Kiss Who | 6 min
s16mm

Showcase Projects

La danse des nymphes

Director, Screenplay | 2010 | MA Film | 10 min

Twenties. A young and solitary alchemist. His dedication: Botanical species and nymphs.