Matteo Tortone

Born in Pinerolo (To) in 1982, he graduated in Literature at the Università degli Studi di Torino.

In 2006 he founded the Olmo Produzioni Crew directing and producing different short films.

In 2007 he realized his first documentary How to disappear completely [on st. John’s day], a visual trip about the migration, co-directed with Alessandro Baltera.

In 2011 he realized  White Men, co-directed with Alessandro Baltera, presented at Festival dei Popoli di Firenze and in many other international festivals (Bafici, Ankara Film Festival) and won the jury prize at the Kazan Film Festival. He signed also the cinematography.

In 2012 he realized Swahili  Tales, co- directed with Alessandro Baltera, a three episodes documentary film.

In 2014 he signed the cinematography of  “Rada” (Roadstead), by Alessandro Abba Legnazzi, which won the prize as best documentary at Torino Film Festival (2014) and the prize for best cinematography at Krakow Film Festival (2015). It got a nomination as best documentary at Globi d’Oro (2015).

In 2015 he produced and signed the cinematography of A bitter story, special mention at the Torino Film Festival

In 2015 he directed On opposite fields presented in many International Film Festival, which won the prize as best film at the Corto e Fieno Film Festival.