Il Gigante has four charter members who joined the group in different stages of the cooperative and with different experience, yet with the same passion. Here they are.
Massimo D`orzi
Massimo D. D'orzi lives and works in Rome. He begins his carrier as a theatre director early on, putting on stage important authors works such as "Morts sans sepolture" by J. P. Sartre– "Some kind of a love story" by Arthur Miller and "Exiles" by James Joyce. In 1997 he shoots his first short film "The red hand" In 2002 he interviews at length Marco Bellocchio and films the encounter. This video-interview ...>
Paola Traverso
Film Editor and poet. Graduate in Letters. She has attended to theatre as an actress and assistant director for many years. In 2000, she worked in the field of film-cutting as an assistant to some important italian editors: M. Spoletini, I. Quadri, C. Di Mauro. Then she carried out some cutting-works: "Aldo Moro. An Extraordinary Edition", a video-documentary on Moro's unlawful restraint made by S.Maselli, The backstage of "The emb...>
Patricia Calvo Garrido
Elisabetta Amalfitano
Elisabetta Amalfitano is graduated in philosophy at Florence University and teaches history and philosophy. She writes articles for newspapers,magazines and miscellaneous volumes focusing on history, cinema and philosophy. She has published in the Left newspaper some interviews with teachers and Italian philosophers such as Giacomo Marramao,Bruno Accarino, Eugene Lecaldano, Oar Bodei. She contributes to "The Giant co-operative association" for the planning and organization of cinema events,meetings on the relationship between cinem...>
Filippo Trojano
Born in 1977 in Rome he lives between Rome and Paris, working as actor, film maker and photographer. He worked as an actor in a theatre company in Rome, from 1999 to 2000. In 2001 he founded the group of photographic research NUOVAFOTOGRAFIA With A.Calabresi. In 2004 he realized his video installation "Lines look like Wind" on the photo project of Abbas Kiarostami which participated in many international shows (London, Thessaloniki, Bar...>