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Movie Movie






Movie Movie

MOVIE MOVIE is a small company in the center of Bologna (Italy) founded by FRANCESCO CONVERSANO and NENE GRIGNAFFINI,who have been writing, directing  and producing documentary films since 1980.
Their work is characterized by careful research which over the years has allowed them experiment with different languages and narrative forms and choose documentaries as a means for telling stories about our time.
In the last ten years, CONVERSANO and GRIGNAFFINI have narrated the countless microcosms of Small Town America between imagination and reality, the epoch-making changes taking place in China and India, the series Megalopolis of the new millennium, in their everyday life and through the visionary description of science fiction.

MOVIE MOVIE realises productions for Italian and European television channels and for centers of art and culture such as the George Pompidou Center in Paris, Centre G. Pompidou di Parigi, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum of New York, the Triennale of Milan, MASS MoCA of Massachusetts.

MOVIE MOVIE has also participated in international events, among which the Mostra Internazionale del Cinema di Venezia, New York Film Festival, WorldFest - Houston International Film Festival, Memphis Film Festival, Locarno International Film Festival, Hot Docs Canadian Documentary Festival di Toronto, IDFA - International Documentary Film Festival di Amsterdam, Cinema. Festa Internazionale di Roma, Chicago International Documentary Festival, Tokyo Japan Prize, FIPA di Biarritz, Arizona International Film Festival, Abu Dhabi Film Festival, Parma International Music Film Festival, Aljazeera International Documentary Film Festival.

Among the numerous prizes Francesco Conversano and Nene Grignafini have received, they won the David di Donatello Award for the best full-length documentary in 2006, with “The Wise Cat Catches Mice”, a journey through rural China.

Other awards: 

- 2014: “Violetta d’Argento” Award for the Best Musical Film at Parma International Music Film Festival with "FRANCESCO GUCCINI. La mia Thule".
- 2013: Best Photography Award at XIX edition of Premio Giornalistico Televisivo Ilaria Alpi with the documentary film "WALLS".
- 2009: Best Photography Award at Rhode Island International Film Festival with "MEGALOPOLIS" (Los Angeles, Sao Paulo, Cairo, Karachi, Shenzhen, Tokyo).
- 2008: Critics Award  at XIV edition of Premio Giornalistico Televisivo Ilaria Alpi; Best Photography Award at United Nations Association Film Festival of Stanford (California) with the serial "MEGALOPOLIS" (Los Angeles, Sao Paulo, Cairo, Karachi, Shenzhen, Tokyo); Special Award "Arco Latino" at Premio Internazionale del Documentario e del Reportage Mediterraneo of Turin with the film "PARTIRE, RITORNARE. In viaggio con Tahar Ben Jelloun".
- 2005: Gold Remi Award at WorldFest - Huston International Film Festival with “BLUE HIGHWAYS. Voices of the Other America”.