Director & Curator, Cartasia
Emiliano Galigani is currently the director and curator of Cartasia – Lucca Biennale, the biggest event in the world on art, design and architecture in paper, which he founded in 2003.
He studied Movie & Production in Bologna, and after several experiences in the movie industry and theaters as light & sound engineer, stage manager and production assistant, he got involved in TV production and film production. In 2001, he built up a theatrical and cinematographic production company, Metropolis. He has written and directed various subjects, screenplays, plays and musicals, including “Faber Circus” (2003), “The strange case of Mr. D” (2005) and “Welcome To The Machine” (2005/2010) and the Italian tour of “Jesus Christ Superstar”. In 2014 he directed his first feature movie, and won the Manchester Film festival for best Movie.
He is currently the director of a national film school, the Accademia Cinema Toscana, which he co-founded in 2015.