BEATRICE SEGOLINI is a polyhedric artist, film editor and director born in Italy in 1991.
Between 2010 and 2014 Beatrice studied Sociology at the Univeristy of Trento, focusing on qualitative research, social psychology and anthropology.
During the same years, she begun her work in film industry and co-founded the association “SocioCinema”, aimed to encourage citizens to shoot small documentaries on social issues. After graduating with the essay: “Moving compromises: the visual anthropology in the documentaries of Bateson and Mead”, she enrolls into the Zelig Documentary Film School in Bozen, South Tyrol: she’ll graduate in 2016 as an editor, directing as well her first feature length autobiographical documentary THE GOOD INTENTIONS (84’), which will be awarded with several prizes.
She then spends the following years working and living between Belgium, Germany and Italy, engaging in several minor projects between documentary and theatre. In 2018 she edited the feature length documentary THE VALLEY (72’): the film won several prizes, including the Emerging Filmmaker Award at HOTDOCS Film Festival in Toronto (Canada); was broadcasted on ARTE (Germany and France) and Public Sénat (France), and even screened at UNO and European Parlament.
In the same period, while continuing to work as editor in conventional film industry, she co-founded the DOGSTAR2 artistic duo together with musician and visual artist Joachim Planer, with the purpose of expanding her artistic horizons and experimenting with different applications of the concept of documentary, with awarded results: in 2020 the duo premiered in Innsbruck the mash up liveshow SUPERNOVA - ELECTRO LIVE CINEMA, based on the fusion between old found footage movies and experimental electronic live music. Parallely, together with colleague Gabriella Cosmo, they developed the first season of the audio documentary series LE METAMORFOSI.
Beatrice’s current focus is to expand her artistic horizons and embrace art and storytelling at their broadest.
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LE METAMORFOSI SERIES
2020 - Winner of WS CALL 2020 (ITALY)
SUPERNOVA - ELECTRO LIVE CINEMA
2019 - Winner of Vorbrenner 2020 (AUSTRIA)
2021 - Public’s Choice Award at Detour Film Festival (ITALY)
2020 - Reporter Without Borders Award at FIGRA (FRANCE)
2019 - Emerging Filmmaker Award at HOT DOCS (CANADA)
2019 - Grand Jury’s Special Mention at Visioni dal Mondo (ITALY)
2019 - BNL-Paribas Award for Best Documentary at Visioni dal Mondo (ITALY)
THE GOOD INTENTIONS
2018 - Special Mention at Visioni Italiane (ITALY)
2017 - Jury Award for Best Documentary at Doc Under 30 (ITALY)
2017 - Doc/it Award for Best Documentary at Doc Under 30 (ITALY)
2017 - Kinodromo Award for Best Documentary at Doc Under 30 (ITALY)
2017 - Jury Award for Best Documentary at MoliseCinema (ITALY)
2017 - Jury Award for Best Documentary at Salina Doc Fest (ITALY)
2017 - Public Award for Best Film at Salina Doc Fest (ITALY)
2017 - Special Mention at Bolzano Bozen Film Festival (ITALY)
2017 - Special Mention at Premio Marcellino de Baggis (ITALY)
2017 - Special Mention at Fuori Raccordo Film Fest (ITALY)
PRIMASCESA - THE MAN MADE MOUNTAIN
2021 - Best Feature Film at Malnad International WIldlife and Environmental Film Festival (INDIA)
2021 - Cineamore Award at Trento Film Festival (ITALY)
2021 - Best Alpin Film Award at Lessinia Film Festival (ITALY)
2021 - Log to Green Movie Award at Lessinia Film Festival (ITALY)
2021 - Best Subject Award at Fluvione Film Festival (ITALY)
2020 - Winner of Call For Artists 2020 COVID-19 (ITALY) with “MAREE”
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. The Valley (feature length documentary)
. Tibetan Blue Medicine (ARTE GEO reportage)
. Mit Langem Atem / Il Lungo Respiro (found footage documentary)
. Three in California (documentary)
EDITING & DIRECTING
. Moon (found footage music video)
. The Good Intentions (feature lenght documentary)
. Las Hermanas de Rocinante (feature length documentary) - PRE-PROD. EDITING
. Urban Genesis (feature length documentary) - PRE-PROD. EDITING ASSISTANCE
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Documentary by Nuno Escudeiro / 76’/ 2019 Role: EDITOR
High in the French Alps, on the border between Italy and France, migrants fleeing war, poverty and political persecution risk their lives crossing dangerous mountain routes. Witnessing the increasing influx of refugees, local communities in the Roya Valley start providing them with shelter, food and legal counselling. Since transporting and hosting undocumented migrants is a criminal offence, these good Samaritans find themselves on the wrong side of the law, sometimes even facing jail time for their acts of civil disobedience. At a time when migration issues in Europe are politicized and thrust into the media spotlight more than ever before, The Valley documents the battle between the population and the authorities, who themselves blatantly violate human rights when refusing to process asylum seekers and minors’ requests. This gripping and necessary chronicle rightfully reclaims the ethical duty of solidarity, criminalized by a perverted system.
Directed by Nuno Escudeiro
Cinematography by Nikolaus Von Schlebrügger
Produced by Andreas Pichler, Luc Martin-Gousset, Valerio B. Moser
Coproduced by MIRAMONTE FILM (IT), POINT DU JOUR (FR)
with PUBLIC SENAT, Arte G.E.I.E
Winner of EMERGING FILMMAKER AWARD at HOT DOCS 2019 (Toronto - Canada)
Broadcasted on ARTE and PUBLIC SÉNAT in May 2019
Screened at UN in June 2019
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Heilkraft der Seele
ARTE GEO Documentary by Holger Riedl and Nazan Sahan / 54’ / 2019
Körper, Geist und Seele in Einklang bringen – dies ist die Philosophie hinter der tibetischen Medizin. Die traditionelle Heilkunde hat sich über Jahrhunderte hinweg in der abgeschiedenen Himalaya-Region entwickelt und ist eng mit dem tibetischen Buddhismus verknüpft. "GEO Reportage" war mit einem der Leibärzte des Dalai Lama und seinen Patienten in Dharamsala unterwegs.
Produced by Compass Film (DE)
Co-produced by ARTE GEO
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