Film/Video Technician; Visiting Instructor
Lorenzo Gattorna is an award-winning experimental filmmaker from New York, working with both analog and digital technologies. He has a working knowledge of cinematography and lighting design, sound design, post-production workflows and projection systems. He is totally in tune with moving images that embrace revisionist and remodernist perspectives, and has a soft spot for slow cinema. His short films have recently screened at festivals including CROSSROADS, Experimental Film East Anglia, Moviate, Tonnau, Traverse Vidéo, Fisura, Sphere, Blue Danube, Harkat 16mm, Analogica, International Portrait, Istanbul International Experimental, Cámara Lúcida, Transient Visions, Antimatter, WNDX, DOBRA, Laterale, Braziers International, Bogotá Experimental, Marienbad and Obskura. He has programmed screenings for Anthology Film Archives, Antimatter, Maysles Cinema, Sight Unseen, The Nightingale and UnionDocs. He has also been employed by audiovisual presentation services, galleries, museums and nonprofits, coordinating and/or supervising exhibitions, live events and public workshops. Relevant responsibilities have included technical operation, teaching assistance, facilities management, administrative organization and public moderation. Currently, he is a film/video technician and visiting instructor at Pratt Institute and a workshop instructor at DCTV.
MFA, 2017, Moving Image, University of Illinois at Chicago
BFA, 2007, Film & Television Production, New York University